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…

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…

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…

Ventry Park transformation

A transformative redesign is proposed for the compound in Ventry, Cabra West which would redesign the hard surface tarmac dominated compound into a multi-use bio-diverse neighbourhood park. Mary encourages everyone to have a look at the proposed plans which are on display on the compound railings or HERE and to give their feedback before the…

Homestead Court, Emergency Access

Following feedback from residents of Homestead Court on Quarry Road, Mary requested Dublin City Council consider the genuine need for continuous, unobstructed access for emergency vehicles to their homes. Dublin City Council have since advised that it intends installing double yellow lines on the southern side of the road leading to the complex.    To…

Community Policing, Cabra

Public meetings for Cabra Community Policing Forum have been suspended due to health and safety concerns relating to COVID-19.  In the meantime, click HERE for minutes of the last meeting.  A public forum meeting will be convened as soon as it is safe to. In the meantime, any issues or concerns can be raised directly…

Cabra Grove Parking

Residents on Cabra Grove have raised concerns with Mary regarding access to the cul-de-sac on Cabra Grove. Emergency access in particular has being dangerously restricted due to commuter parking. Mary made representations to Dublin City Council to have double yellow lines installed.  In reply Dublin City Council has agreed to consider the introduction of additional…

St. Finbar’s Court, Plans

In response to Mary’s representations DCC advised Mary that it has finalised design plans for new senior citizen housing on former site of St Finbars Court in Cabra West.    Dublin City Council intends applying for Part 8 Planning permission to build: 46 units 44 one bed dwellings, for 2 people 2 two bed dwellings,…

Bannow Road

Mary wants Dublin City Council to build affordable homes on a vacant site on Bannow Road, Cabra West, Dublin 7.  At the March 2020 Central Area Committee Mary proposed a motion calling on DCC to urgently secure funding for the development of social and affordable homes on the vacant site on Bannow Road and to…

Ventry Park Redesign

Mary works hard to get Dublin City Council to make public spaces in our community safer and more inviting for everyone to enjoy.  Mary supports Dublin City Council’s initiative to make the compound in Ventry Park more user friendly through a potential redesign. Following on from an initial meeting last September, Dublin City Council will…