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…

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…

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…

Tax Relief for Apartment Owners

Mary has called on the Minister for Finance to  make a provision in Budget 2022 for owner occupiers and social landlords to claim income tax relief to fix fire defects in their apartments.  Owner occupiers are living in what can only be described as ticking time bombs. They are living in homes with totally inadequate…

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…

Gaelscoil Coláiste Mhuire

Mary has continued to follow up with the Department of Education and the Minister, trying to drive progress of delivery of a new school for Gaelscoil Coláiste Mhuire. Mary recently met again with Minister of Education Norma Foley who is also working to find a solution to allow the school construction progress. Following the meeting…

The Cobblestone

A planning application has been lodged for a 114 bedroom hotel at the Cobblestone pub on North King Street which allows for retention of the pub. It is hard to see the need for another hotel in Dublin City and essential that this rich cultural venue in protected. To view the planning application click here…