Scrambler Bikes

Mary is calling for Government to tackle the illegal use of Scrambler Bikes which costs lives and torments urban communities.  Speaking in Seanad Eireann, Senator Fitzpatrick called for Government to support and adopt The Road Traffic (All-Terrain Vehicle and Scrambler Motorcycle) (Amendment) Bill 2020 would strengthen the law through several key provisions. Paul McAuliffe TD…

DART+ Maynooth Line

Mary welcomes and supports the proposal to upgrade the existing Maynooth mainline railway service to an electrified DART+. This proposal is welcomed by the communities in and around the line who hope it will provide a cleaner, greener and more efficient public transport service from Dublin City Centre to Maynooth. Mary has asked Irish Rail…

Grangegorman Update

The Grangegorman Filtered Permeability trial has been in place since July.  Dublin City Council is extending the trial until January to allow for a public consultation to take place.  The deadline for submissions is 1 December 2020. For more information on this programme please visit: http://www.dublincity.ie/covidmobilityprogramme. It is important to have your say before 1 December….

Bus Connects Update

Mary strongly supports the provision of more efficient, reliable and affordable public bus transport in Dublin City. The National Transport Authority (NTA) have announced details of the third round of public consultation, of Preferred Route Options for the 16 Core Bus Corridors of BusConnects Dublin. The Core Bus Corridors aims to deliver 230km of bus…

New FF Councillor for Cabra-Glasnevin

Mary is delighted to announce Fianna Fáil Dublin Central’s newest Public Representative Cllr Eimer McCormack.  Eimer has lived all her life in Dublin Central working in customer facing roles, dealing with the public.  Mary was proud to support Eimer’s candidacy as a hard working and long-standing member of Dublin Central CDC. I am confident Cllr…

Botanic SHD- Update

An Bord Pleanála has refused the most recent SHD application for the former Smurfit Site (now Daneswell Place) on Botanic Road. For more information click here

DART+West- Update

Due to feedback from residents and  public representatives along the route, the public consultation period for DART+ West has been extended until 21st October at 17:00hrs, for details on how to make a submission click HERE     The upgrade of the Maynooth line to a DART service will provide a more sustainable, reliable, frequent rail…

Bus Connects Update

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has published a finalised plan of the BusConnects New Dublin Area Bus Network. Following three rounds of public consultation which began in 2017, the National Transport Authority has published the new Dublin Area bus network. This new bus network plan is the final version resulting from previous redesign proposals and…

€23m Regeneration of Mary’s Mansions

Mary welcomes the €23m redevelopment of St Mary’s Mansions which provides 80 high quality homes for inner city residents.  Mary says: “It’s so encouraging to see 25 original residents moving back into St Mary’s Mansions today. The scheme will be a model for future regeneration projects, which we hope will be built quickly and to…

Maynooth Train Line- Upgrade

Mary welcomes the opening of Public Consultation on the proposed upgrade of the Maynooth line to a more frequent and increased capacity DART service.   The upgrade of the Maynooth line to a DART service will provide a more sustainable, reliable, frequent rail service for our community of Dublin Central.    The proposal will increase the number…