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…

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…

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…

Moore Street

Mary pressed Minister for Heritage Malcolm Noonan this week on why there has been no progress on the Moore Street National Monument. Watch Mary’s contribution here. For full video watch here.

Childcare Funding

Mary welcomed the report from the Expert group on Childcare this week and the Government has accepted its recommendations. Highlights of the report include: €270Million extra funding to the sector which will help to Control fees, which have been a barrier for so many parents. Improve pay & conditions for this dedicated work force. It…

North East Inner City Progress Report

Mary attended the launch of North East Inner City 4th Annual Report in Larkin Community College. An Taoiseach Micheál Martin gave the opening address at the event launching the report. The partnership between the NEIC community, local and national government to make north inner city safe, attractive and vibrant place to live and work is…

Fruit & Vegetable Market

Dublin’s Fruit & Vegetable Market has been left idle for too long. Government has approved record funding of €121M to regenerate our North Inner City. Mary has requested an update from Dublin City Council on plans to re-open the market as a retail/culture/food space following on from her recent visit to the the market with…

Constitution Hill Flats

The Department of Housing has approved funding for regeneration of Constitution Hill flats which will see: ✅New energy efficient own door homes ✅Two extra blocks ✅Childcare facility ✅Open green space & playground Design Team to present proposals to residents early 2022 Dublin City Council to apply for planning permission Summer 2022 Commencement of works Summer…

Social Housing- Dorset Street

The new development will replace the existing housing estate with the construction of 163 quality homes. Mary recently attended a special briefing for public representatives outlining the plans for the 163 A rated social homes. The development will also consist of green spaces and a community creche. This development will provide quality inner city social…

Gaelscoil Coláiste Mhuire

Mary has continued to renew representations to both the Department of Education and Minister for Education Norma Foley regarding the new school building project for Gaelscoil Coláiste Mhuire. Further to her most recent representations she received a positive update on the new school building project which indicates that stage 2b approval should be completed by…