Corpus Christi Parish Hall

The Save Our Hall campaign for Corpus Christi National School was featured in the Irish Times recently. Corpus Christi Girls National School is still without proper P.E. facilities and they need the support of the community. Please help by signing the petition. Every name counts. Corpus Christ Parish Hall is an essential community facility and…

Sean McDermott Street Update

Mary recently requested an update from the Minister for the OPW on progress of the development of the site of the former Magdalene laundry on Sean McDermott street. The Minister replied with a comprehensive response detailing the 5 year plan for the site. It will be a National Centre that will stand as a National…

MetroLink & Bus Connects

Mary welcomes improvements in our public transport system, making it more frequent & sustainable, however she has written to the NTA and the Minister for Transport to express her disappointment at the decision to file planning applications for both these projects at the same time. This will mean that residents affected by these preferred routes…

Bus Connects Ballymun/Finglas Route

The NTA have submitted a planning application to An Bord Pleanala for the Ballymun/Finglas Route of Bus Connects. Following the last round of Public Consultation there have been a small number of changes made to the proposal: A wider footpath is proposed on the western side of Cross Guns Bridge over the Royal Canal on…

Moore Street Market Update

Mary welcomes the news that an operator has been appointed to manage the market on Moore street. The operator will collaborate with both existing traders and retailers on the street to work together on how to successfully build an additional market which will benefit all on the street. This is an important step in Moore…

Bus Connects Update-Blanchardstown Route

The NTA have notified Mary that they will seek approval from An Bord Pleanala for construction of the Blanchardstown to City Centre Core Bus Corridor.Some changes have been made to the route following submissions made during public consultation, as follows : A small number of changes have been made to this scheme following consideration of…

Dalymount Development Update

In 2015 Mary supported Dublin City Council buying Dalymount Park to save this historic football stadium. In 2019 the then Government approved funding for Dublin City Council to appoint a design team to prepare redevelopment design plans.    Dublin City Council currently aims to make an application for planning in May 2023 and hopes to commence…

Dr. Dermot Fitzpatrick

My Dad sadly passed away on March 23rd 2022. Sincere thanks to everyone who was in touch to offer sympathy to my family & I. He loved his community and was happiest working as a public servant, firstly as a Dentist, then a G.P. on the Navan Road and as a public representative. It was…

Fruit & Vegetable Market

Dublin 7’s Victorian Fruit and Vegetable Market is in one of the oldest parts of our city where the streets date back to medieval times. Last year it was included in the €121million the North Inner City Urban Regeneration Funding for Dublin. Mary asked Minister Darragh O’Brien in the Seanad to outline how he can…

Scoil Chaitríona

Mary welcomed the news from Minister Norma Foley of the approval of a new school building for Scoil Chaitríona in Glasnevin. The school building be 500 pupil Post Primary School.