Spring Newsletter

Please find below Mary’s latest newsletter. In this newsletter, Mary has provided information on a diverse range of topics including updates on the regeneration of Dalymount Park, government initiatives focused on increasing housing supply and fostering home ownership, essential women’s healthcare services, cost of living supports, and much more. If you have any questions please…

Na Píobairí Uilleann

I am delighted to have secured the support of Minister Darragh O’Brien and his Department for Na Píobairí Uilleann’s International Centre of Excellence for Uilleann Piping. The Minister has communicated his support for the development of an International Centre of Excellence for Uilleann Piping at Henrietta Street and his department has confirmed that they are…

New Wing at the Mater

A new emergency, intensive care and isolation building has opened at the Mater Hospital. The Rock Wing, named after Sister Margherita Rock, was designed and built in two years. It has 98 beds, including 16 new ICU beds and will be home to a new National Isolation Unit. The Rock wing will allow the Mater…

BusConnects Update

An Bord Pleanala have notified Mary that they will determine the application for the Ballymun/Finglas to City Centre Bus Corridor Scheme before the 27th of October, 2023. Mary supports improved public transport services for the people of Dublin Central and believes that it should be made accessible and affordable. For more details on the scheme…

Moore Street

Mary has called on the Minister for the Office of Public Works to announce a date for the commencement of works on the Moore Street National Monument site at 14-17 Moore Street. Mary has actively supported the Moore Street Traders and relatives of 1916 by advocating for the restoration of the National Monument, the establishment…

Gaelscoil Choláiste Mhuire

After two decades of waiting, the construction of Gaelscoil Choláiste Mhuire’s new school is finally set to go ahead. This is a momentous occasion for the staff, parents and pupils of Gaelscoil Choláiste Mhuire! It was deeply disappointing for the whole school community when the project was recently put “on hold” by the Department of…

O’Connell Street Garda Station

We all want to feel safe where we live and work. The opening of a new Garda Station on O’Connell Street will ensure that our community and area is stronger and safer. Mary was pleased to secure the re-opening of Fitzgibbon Street Garda Station and the opening of this new Garda station is another significant…

Gaelscoil Choláiste Mhuire

Teachers, pupils and parents of Gaelscoil Choláiste Mhuire have waited patiently for far too long for their new fit-for-purpose school on Dominick Street. Over 20 years, the process was far too slow, but real progress was made in the past 2 years to obtain planning permission and to bring it to tender. The project is…

Dominick Street

Since 2008, Mary has worked to see the regeneration of Dominick Street. It is great to finally see the construction of the social housing on Lower Dominick Street finally nearing completion. This regeneration project will see 72 residential A-Energy rated units become home for more than 70 families and individuals right in the heart of…

Gaelscoil Choláiste Mhuire

Gaelscoil Choláiste Mhuire is waiting for over 20 years for a fit-for-purpose school building. Over the past 18 months, great progress had been made. Following Mary’s engagement with the school and with the Minister for Education, Norma Foley, a tender was ready to be awarded for Gaelscoil Choláiste Mhuire’s new premises. It is deeply disappointing…