Irish Water

Mary recently met with Irish Water to address issues in the Cabra Glasnevin ward with water supply and flooding.  Included in the issues Mary raised were : Poor water pressure in Cabra and the Navan Road areas Flooding in Cabra East – Click HERE for latest response from Irish water Quality of path/road works related…

Cabra Water Repairs

For weeks Mary has made representations to Irish Water to fix a significant water leak at the junction of the Cabra Road and Dowth Avenue. Following Mary’s representations Irish Water have advised that they will attempt to repair the leak on 02/06/19. Irish Water advised Mary that traffic management including traffic lights switch off is…

Dublin Town

Mary represented Fianna Fáil at the Dublin Town Local Election 2019 hustings held on May 17th in the Gresham Hotel, O’Connell Street. Dublin Town members expressed strong dissatisfaction with Dublin City Council’s cleaning and management of public realm. Employers highlighted spiraling business costs in Dublin City as a driver of small business failures and referred…

Cleaner Dublin Central

As a Dublin City Councillor 2004-2014 Mary supported environmental improvements, opposed the privatisation of domestic bin collections and abolition of the waiver for low income households in Dublin Central. Since the privatisation of domestic bin collections and abolition of the low income household waiver in 2012 Dublin Central is persistently recorded as a litter blackspot…

Authorities failure to tackle illegal dumping must be challenged

It is unacceptable that four years since Dublin City Council launched its anti-litter campaign in Dublin’s North Inner City the area was once again identified in the latest IBAL Report as the dirtiest area in the country .  Residents and businesses in Dublin’s North Inner City pay expensive rates and local property tax and should…

DCC should re-introduce bin collection service

The latest Irish Business Against Litter survey once again confirms, despite the enormous efforts of residents and community groups,  Dublin’s North Inner City as a persistently littered area. To address the chronic problem of illegal dumping  Mary Fitzpatrick is calling on Dublin City Council to re-introduce domestic bin collections in the area with a waiver scheme for low…

End Water Fiasco

The debate about Irish Water has gone on for far too long and politicians on all sides should end it now. As a City Councillor, 2003-2014, I am acutely aware of the critical importance of water for Dublin where we use 99% of all available treated water.  I’m environmentally conscious and believe climate change is the biggest…

Water

As a City Councillor,  2003-2014,  I am acutely aware of the critical importance of water for our city.  In Dublin, we use 99% of all available treated water.  The need to apply water restrictions in recent years highlights the seriousness of the situation. However, as leader of the Fianna Fáil group on Dublin City Council…

Christmas Tree Recycling

Dublin City Council will be accept Christmas Trees for recycling free of charge from the 3rd to 22nd January 2017 at a number of locations including Grangegorman and Croke Park.  For more details please click here.

Government must heed EPA Report

The EPA Urban Wastewater report highlights how spectacularly dishonest Fine Gael and Labour’s plan for Irish Water was and how communities all over Ireland are paying the price environmentally and economically for their fiasco. The EPA report reflects the status of over 1,000 schemes across Ireland and the lack of investment in recent years in wastewater…