Gaza

The scenes in Gaza are inhumane and barbaric. We need an immediate and permanent ceasefire, release of hostages, unrestricted humanitarian aid and a two state solution. Israel must immediately and fully implement all provisional measures that have been ordered by the ICJ. The death and destruction must stop. You can watch Mary discussing Gaza on…

Honest2Goodness Market

The Honest2Goodnes market reopened in January. Following Mary’s representations, Dublin City Council’s Local Enterprise Office is providing market expertise to formulate a sustainable plan for the market to continue and thrive into the future. This is great news for the local community, traders and all who use the market.

Local and European Elections

Democracy is under attack across Europe. We need now, more than ever, strong, democratic and liberal voices in our Local Authorities and the European Parliament. Please support your committed and dedicated Fianna Fáil candidates in the Local and European Elections this June. In the local elections, your local Fianna Fáil candidates for Cabra-Glasnevin are Cllr…

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….

Referendums

On Friday, 8 March 2024, Irish citizens will be asked to vote in two referendums to change the text of Article 41 Constitution. The first referendum addresses the Constitution’s definition of family. In the second referendum, a section of the Constitution that currently exists would be removed and replaced with new language that would recognise…

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…

Biodiversity

Government has launched the National Biodiversity Action Plan 2023-2030. The plan seeks to restore and protect nature right across the country by committing to • Expanding and enhancing our network of National Parks • Further strengthening action on wildlife crime • Delivering on obligations to conserve our most precious habitats and species • Strategically targeting…

Scramblers and Safety

The misuse of scramblers and quads in Dublin Central has cost far too many lives and destroyed countless others and robbed public spaces from our communities. Mary has supported and campaigned for legislation which addresses the misuse of scramblers in public space. The Road Traffic and Roads Act 2023, supported by Mary in the Seanad,…