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…

O’Connell Street- Regeneration

Mary welcomes the appointment by Hammersons of a design team for Dublin Central.  The Dublin Central scheme is one of the city’s largest regeneration projects to date, set on a 6-acre site bordered by O’Connell Street, Parnell Street, Moore Street and Henry Street.   Mary says “I very much welcome the appointment of a design team…

Trees- Mobhi Road

On Sunday 23rd Aug 2020 Dublin City Council will remove Three Acers and one Platanus trees on Mobhi road.  The trees are being removed because they have failed and replanting of more appropriate specimen trees at this location on Mobhi Road will be prioritised by DCC. 

Botanic SHD

A new SHD application has been made for 249 apartments in five blocks in heights of 5-7 storeys on the old Smurfit site on Botanic Road.  You can view the application HERE.  The proposed development includes a café, creche, medical centre, swimming pool, cinema, gym and flexi space and a mix of one, two and…

Luas Extension to Finglas

Mary welcomes the announcement from Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) and the National Transport Authority (NTA), of the Emerging Preferred Route for the proposed extension of the Luas Green Line from its current terminus in Broombridge to Finglas. The Emerging Preferred Route for the proposed extension of the Luas Green Line is approximately 4km long with…

Griffith Park tree removal

Following a Visual Tree Assessment of trees located in Griffith Park, sadly Dublin City Council has advised Mary that 14 horse chestnut trees in the park must be removed.  The horse chestnuts have been badly hit by a disease called Horse Chestnut Bleeding Canker and the situation is exacerbated by a caterpillar feeding on the…

Moore Streets future

The public are being asked to help define a future for street trading on Moore Street.  Dublin City Council’s Expert Group, Chaired by Mary Fitzpatrick, is determined to identify a viable future for Dublin’s oldest fruit and vegetable street market and is inviting the public to help define the future of street trading on Moore…

Drug-related research

The Drug-Related Intimidation Initiative (DRII) offers a free and confidential support service to people who are living and working in the North East Inner City The DRII are carrying out an important piece of research and are looking for your support. Do you live in Dublin’s North Inner City?  Are you over 18yrs?  Have you,…