Social Housing- Stoneybatter

Mary was delighted to view the 23 brand new social housing units delivered in Stoneybatter for Dublin City Council. These beautiful apartments in the heart of Dublin will give homes to 23 families who have been on the Dublin City Council waiting list. FacebookTwitter

Easing of Restrictions

An Taoiseach outlined the next steps in our recovery plan on Friday May 28th. Measures will continue to be in place to support the recovery and an Economic Recovery Plan to chart a course through the summer and beyond will be published next week. The Plan will set out a new phase of supports, investment…

End Homelessness

Mary was delighted to accept on behalf of Taoiseach Micheál Martin a petition with 10,225 signatures calling for an end of homelessness. The petition was organised and presented by Focus Ireland outside Leinster House on May 6th 2021. FacebookTwitter

Vaccine Rollout Update

Mary was delighted to recently receive her one shot J&J vaccine at the mass vaccination centre in the Helix Dublin. The HSE says 2.6 million vaccine doses have been administered. 1.8 million of those are first doses and just over 800,000 are second doses. Registration on the online system is open for all those aged…

Vaccine Hub- Kings Inn Street

HSE & Salvation Army’s vaccination hub in Kings Inn Street aimed to vaccinate 700 homeless people, and they have achieved much more- vaccinating over 2000! Mary was delighted to have the opportunity to visit the Hub and congratulate and thank all involved. FacebookTwitter

Taxi Demonstration

Mary joined the Taxi Drivers at their demonstration in Merrion Street to show her support for their demand for a sustainable future. Taxis are essential public transport, enhanced sector specific Covid supports urgently required to support taxi industry. Mary previously raised this issue as a commencement matter in the Seanad, and also secured commitment from…

Cross Guns SHD

The application has been granted by An Bord Pleanala for 205 Build to Rent apartments at Cross Guns bridge. You can view plans here. FacebookTwitter

O ‘Devaney Gardens SHD

A Planning Application for 1,047 A-rated private, social and affordable homes, creche, community facility, playground, cafe and retail lodged to An Bord Pleanala for O’Devaney. The final day to make an observation on PL. 310327 (O’ Devaney SHD) is 29 June 2021. A fee of €20.00 must accompany the observation. The observation can be submitted…

Repeal the 8th- 3rd Anniversary

On the 3rd anniversary of the historical referendum which repealed the 8th Amendment of our Constitution, Mary called on the Minister for Health to provide details of the review of the Health Regulation Termination of Pregnancy Act 2018 and to outline how and when the review will be undertaken. Mary called for an Independent Expert…

Social Housing-Dorset Street

Nine new social housing apartments, 8 x 2 bedroom and 1 x 1 bedroom apartment were opened today by Minister for Housing on Dorset Street in the heart of Dublin City. The building which is a restored tenement building will bring 9 new homes to the city centre. The social housing units have been built…