Connecting Cabra

Connecting-Cabra is a voluntary organisation who are seeking to engage as many people as possible to create a sustainable, low-carbon community in Cabra. They are scheduled to present to the Dublin City Council Central Area Committee on December 14th about safe cycling and walking routes in Cabra and in preparation they are carrying out consultation…

Matt’s of Cabra

The first stage in a Strategic Housing Development application for 137 Build to Rent apartments on the old Matts of Cabra site was made to An Bord Pleanála on 11th August 2021. This is good news that the Developer is in talks with Dublin City Council and An Bord Pleanala about progressing the building of…

DART South West

Mary made her submission to Dart+South West calling for a stop in Cabra and for the Cross Guns stop to designed to be a safe and inclusive public space that compliments the historic heritage architecture around Cross Guns and the Royal Canal. She highlighted the need for a stop for Cabra in the Seanad also….

Phoenix Park Road Closure

Mary has been informed by the OPW that the North Road will be resurfaced. This will entail the North road being closed from April 12th to June 18th 2021. All pedestrian and vehicle access gates along this route will be closed for the duration. For more information please click here.

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…

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…

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…