Rutland Street School

Mary received positive news of an increase in funding to €16m for the Rutland Street School Renovation Project under the URDF program. The complete refurbishment of the Rutland Street School is deemed a priority initiative to transform the North East Inner City area and the Government is fully committed to delivery of this flagship project….

Hammerson’s “Dublin Central”

A planning application has been lodged by Hammersons for “Dublin Central”: The “Dublin Central” plan proposes to include two new public squares, new pedestrian routes and the restoration of historically important laneways. The plan also includes provision for a National Monument at numbers 14 to 17 on Moore Street,due to its role in the Easter…

Vaccine Hub- Kings Inn Street

HSE & Salvation Army’s vaccination hub in Kings Inn Street aimed to vaccinate 700 homeless people, and they have achieved much more- vaccinating over 2000! Mary was delighted to have the opportunity to visit the Hub and congratulate and thank all involved.

Social Housing-Dorset Street

Nine new social housing apartments, 8 x 2 bedroom and 1 x 1 bedroom apartment were opened today by Minister for Housing on Dorset Street in the heart of Dublin City. The building which is a restored tenement building will bring 9 new homes to the city centre. The social housing units have been built…

North Inner City Regeneration

For more than a decade Mary has worked, with local residents and Dublin City Council, to address dereliction and champion regeneration of the North Inner City.  When Fianna Fáil were in opposition Mary proposed legislation for North Inner City regeneration and brought leader of Fianna Fáil Micheal Martin TD to see the dereliction in the…

Deliveroo

Everyone, regardless of the age, sex or race should be able to reasonably expect to live and work in our city without the threat of violence. Mary is working the Deliveroo workers, the Gardai and all of the community stake holders to ensure the Inner City is a safer place for everyone to live and…

Moore Street Advisory Group

The food market on Moore Street dates back as far as the 1700s selling fruit, vegetables, fish and meat.  14-17 Moore Street were famously the final headquarters of the leaders of the 1916 Rising.  In for far too long the street has deteriorated and decayed.  Mary welcomes the establishment of the new Ministerial Moore Street…

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…

€23m Regeneration of Mary’s Mansions

Mary welcomes the €23m redevelopment of St Mary’s Mansions which provides 80 high quality homes for inner city residents.  Mary says: “It’s so encouraging to see 25 original residents moving back into St Mary’s Mansions today. The scheme will be a model for future regeneration projects, which we hope will be built quickly and to…

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…