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…

Cross Guns SHD- Public Meeting

On Saturday February 13th Mary and Cllr Eimer McCormack hosted public meeting online to review the planning application for the Cross Guns Strategic Housing Development. The application was made to An Bord Pleanala on 1st February 2020 and the deadline for submissions is 5.30pm on March 8th. For info on how to submit an observation…

Cross Guns

Mary & Cllr Eimer McCormack are hosting a public meeting to review a new SHD planning application for 205 apartments at the old bakery site at Cross Guns. The application was made to An Bord Pleanala on 1st February 2020 and the deadline for submissions is 5.30pm on March 8th.The agenda for our zoom call is: Overview…

Cross Guns

An application was made to An Bord Pleanála on 1st February 2020 for 205 build to rent apartments.  Observations must be made to An Bord Pleanála by 5.30pm on March 8th. The proposal includes the following: 55 studio apartments 85 one bed apartments 65 two bed apartments Up to 12 storeys (54m, slightly smaller than…

Phoenix Park

Mary raised the upcoming deadline for public consultation on the Phoenix Park Transport and Mobility Options in the Seanad this week. The closing date for public observations is Friday March 12th. In response to the increased recreational use of the Phoenix Park due to COVID-19 a Steering Group was established comprising four organisations ; Office…

Phibsborough Shopping Centre SHD

A revised Strategic Housing Development application has been lodged for Phibsborough Shopping Centre. The site is bounded by North Circular Road to the South, Connaught St to the North, Dalymount Park to the West and Phibsborough Road to the East. The revised application seeks permission for 321 bed shared accommodation instead of 341 bed student…

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…

Swimming Pools Fund

Mary welcomes the announcement from Sport Ireland of a €2.5 million fund for swimming pool operators. Sport Ireland has appointed Ireland Active, the representative body for the leisure, health and fitness sector to administer the swimming pool grant scheme 2020, supported by Swim Ireland. It has been recognised that the changing environment of restrictions has…

Scrambler Bikes

Mary is calling for Government to tackle the illegal use of Scrambler Bikes which costs lives and torments urban communities.  Speaking in Seanad Eireann, Senator Fitzpatrick called for Government to support and adopt The Road Traffic (All-Terrain Vehicle and Scrambler Motorcycle) (Amendment) Bill 2020 would strengthen the law through several key provisions. Paul McAuliffe TD…