Changes to Canal Bye Laws

Waterways Ireland has drafted revisions to the Byelaws governing the Grand & Royal Canals Navigation. Waterways Ireland’s intention is to make our waterways safer, protect those using waterways, blueways and greenways and continue to provide recreational experience. Any changes must be environmentally, economically and socially sustainable. A second phase of public consultation on Waterways Irelands…

Dalymount Park

Positive progress is being made on plans to regenerate Bohemians stadium, Dalymount Park. The Central Area Committee has considered submissions for the planned regeneration and intends to bring this Part 8 to the City Council for approval. The project plans include community facility over two floors with a multi-functional community room and a community gym….

55 New Homes

55 new homes are under construction in Dublin Central at three different sites on Wellington Street, Annesley Bridge and Belvedere Court. Residents have moved into Annesley Bridge and construction is nearing completion at Wellington Street and Belvedere Court. There are a further 2,500 social and affordable homes under development at more than 50 sites. The…

Student Accommodation

Hundreds of students beds will be constructed at DCU through government funding. Government has announced additional plans to build more student beds across other universities. Calls for proposals for accommodation projects for TUDublin will open in the coming weeks. Housing for All committed to supporting universities to develop purpose-built student accommodation where such a requirement…

Senior Citizen Housing

Every individual deserves to enjoy their later years without the burden of accommodation worries. Mary hosted Threshold and Alone in Leinster House to discuss the unique housing needs of older people with TD’s and Senators. In the short term, Housing For All is playing a crucial role in protecting and financially supporting renters. Initiatives such…

Canal Bye Laws

Waterways Ireland has drafted revisions to the Byelaws governing the Grand & Royal Canals Navigation. These proposed changes aim to: Waterways Ireland’s intention is to make our waterways safer, protect those using waterways, blueways and greenways and continue to provide recreational experience. Public consultation on Waterways Irelands draft revisions closes on the 27th of October….

Dalymount Park

In 2015, Mary was proud to support Dublin City Council’s purchase of the home of Irish football, Dalymount Park. Mary has worked closely with Bohemians Football Club to see the stadiums redevelopment realised. Dublin City Council have finally applied for Part 8 planning permission for the project. The project plans include community facility over two…

Sinn Féin’s Alternative Budget Is A Disaster

Fianna Fáil Senator and spokesperson on Housing, Mary Fitzpatrick, has said Sinn Féin’s Alternative Budget is devastating news for anyone trying to buy their own home. The Senator in Dublin Central said she found it astonishing that their plans include doubling the stamp duty on the purchase of new homes and the scrapping of the…

Fuel Allowance

Fuel Allowance is a payment to help with the cost of heating your home during the winter months. You can get it if you are aged 70 or over, or getting long-term social welfare payments. It is available from 25 September. The current rate of payment is €33 every week from 25 September 2023 until 5…

Connaught Street

Dublin City Council and Focus Ireland with funding from government have delivered 20 new homes on Connaught Street, Dublin 7. The conversion of the Connaught Street location from an abandoned tire site into an essential apartment has provided A rated homes for over 20 families and individuals with access to essential facilities and services on…