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…

Moore Street

Mary has asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage to provide an update on the restoration of the National Monument Museum on Moore Street, Dublin 1, and the regeneration of trading on that street. Mary has campaigned with and on behalf of Moore Street Traders and relatives of 1916 for the restoration of…

Housing & Urban Regeneration

Mary joined the Minister for Housing reviewing progress on social housing projects in Dublin Central and Urban Regeneration in the North Inner City. The Minister disappointed not to see greater urgency in progressing in the Fruit &Vegetable Market, Moore St, the City Library on Parnell Square, and the regeneration of Matt Talbot and Constitution Hill…

Fitzgibbon Street Garda Station

Mary was delighted to drop into the newly refurbished Fitzgibbon street Garda Station. The station has been missed by the community over the years while it was being refurbished. The focus will be on Community engagement and policing for the team working out of Fitzgibbon Street, and the public office is open 8am to 9pm…