Following on from the 6 week non-statutory public consultation the report was launched this week with the following recommendations: All gates will remain open and fully accessible as per normal operations with the exception of Cabra Gate, which, as part of the pilot bus service initiative, will be accessible by bus only during the pilot…

Holy Cross College SHD

An application was submitted to An Bord Pleanála on Friday, 16th July 2021 for 1614 “Build to Rent” apartments on the Holy Cross College site. The development proposed will consist of 12 blocks, ranging in height from 2 to 18 storeys, with 1 retail unit, 1 café, and a crèche. A total of 508 car…

8 & 10 Ferguson Road, Drumcondra

Mary has received the following update from Dublin City Council about 8 & 10 Ferguson Road: The current structures will need to be demolished and the structures of the adjoining houses checked also. Once a design team and contractor are appointed the Council are hopeful construction of two new social houses will commence Spring 2022.

DART South West

Mary made her submission to Dart+South West calling for a stop in Cabra and for the Cross Guns stop to designed to be a safe and inclusive public space that compliments the historic heritage architecture around Cross Guns and the Royal Canal. She highlighted the need for a stop for Cabra in the Seanad also….

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…

Social Housing- Stoneybatter

Mary was delighted to view the 23 brand new social housing units delivered in Stoneybatter for Dublin City Council. These beautiful apartments in the heart of Dublin will give homes to 23 families who have been on the Dublin City Council waiting list.

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.

Cross Guns SHD

The application has been granted by An Bord Pleanala for 205 Build to Rent apartments at Cross Guns bridge. You can view plans here.

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…

Glenavon House

A planning application has been lodged to develop 52 apartments on the site of Glenavon House (corner of Ballymun Rd/Griffith Ave). The development will consist of 13 1-bed apartments, 9 2-bed apartments, 17 2-bed duplex apartments, 8 3-bed apartments and 5 3-bed duplex apartments. There are plans for 37 car parking spaces and 80 cycle…