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…

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…

Phoenix Park Visitor Experience

In spring 2019 the OPW invited members of the public to have their say on proposals they had to redevelop the Phoenix Park.  Mary made a detailed submission, which you can read HERE, calling for the following: Protection of the natural amenity and biodiversity Integrated traffic management Refurbishment and retro-fitting of residential properties in the…

Up the Dubs!

The very best of the luck to the ladies and mens Dublin GAA teams over the month of August. We are all rooting for you and All-Ireland success!

Dublin Agreement 2019-24

At Dublin City Councils July 2019 Monthly Meeting, on behalf of Fianna Fáil, Mary proposed the Dublin Agreement and called on all City Councillors to support its ambitious objectives for the city. Click HERE to read the Dublin Agreement. Click HERE to watch webcast of Mary proposing the Agreement to full City Council.

Phoenix Park Visitor Experience

The Phoenix Park is Europe’s largest city park and an invaluable local public amenity. The Office of Public Works, OPW, recently published a draft visitor strategy for the park which ran to more than 200 pages. Mary made a detailed submission to the OPW calling for the following: • Greater awareness and public consultation •…

Phoenix Park Visitor Experience

The Office of Public Works has issued a draft report on the “Phoenix Park Visitor Experience” outlining 29 recommendations for the strategic development of the park as a visitor destination.  Having grown-up beside the Phoenix Park, Mary hugely values the natural amenity of the park. Mary is committed to protecting the unique character of the…