Sustainable Communities

Huge well done to Connecting Cabra on a successful “Sustainable Village Fun Day” at Christ the King schools in Cabra.  Over the past 6 months, Connecting Cabra has been working with local schools to lead Climate Action in our community. The day was full of fun and exciting activities for our whole community.  Well done and…

Youth Climate Action

Congratulations to St Marys Secondary School for successfully achieving a 7th Green Flag. The flag was presented by Tánaiste Micheál Martin. Green-Schools is a student-led programme with involvement from the wider community. The award recognises student led action for the environment. Well done to the students, teachers and staff for their inspiring leadership on sustainability and…

Dalymount Park

Mary was delighted to meet Bohemians FC COO Daniel Lambert with Barry Andrews MEP to discuss the regeneration of Dalymount Park. Mary has been proud to support Bohs and their plans for Dalymount since the project first emerged. The redevelopment plan will bring the capacity of the stadium to 8,000, rotate the pitch to a…

Palestine

Mary welcomes the governments recignition of the stae of Palestine. This recognition gives Palestinians dignity and hope. It is time Palestine takes its full place amongst the nations of the world. We need an immediate ceasefire, release of hostages, increased humanitarian aid and a two state solution. Despite warnings from the entire international community, Israeli…

Dominick Street

After 20 years, the new flats on Dominick Street are officially open. Through funding from Housing For All, Dublin City Council have delivered 75 new award winning homes for families and individuals in the heart of our city. The new homes are A energy rated and built to the hghest standard. Best of luck to…

Record number of new homes

18,182 new homes commenced in April. This is the highest number of new home commencments ever on record. To date in 2024, 30,138 new homes have begun construction. This means that 350 new homes have begun construction each day this year. Housing for All is increasing supply and affordability across Dublin and the country.

Construction Skills

Congratulations to latest graduates of Dublin City Construction Skills Course at Dublin Port ran by St Andrews Resource Centre! Mary was delighted to meet with students and present them with their certficuates at their recent graduation. Over three weeks the course gets students ready for the construction site and paid employment. Well done to the…

Dublin City Centre Taskforce

The new taskforce for Dublin City Centre must prioritise safety, cleanliness and liveability if it is to give our city centre the meaningful change it needs. You can find Mary’s list of recommendations for the taskforce below. If it implements these recommendations, there is a real possibility the taskforce will change our city centre for…

Dalymount Park

The large scale sports infrastructure fund is now open. Mary has urged Dublin City Council to make an application to the fund to secure funding for the redevelopment of Dalymount. Applications close on July 1st. In 2015, Mary was proud to support Dublin City Council’s purchase of the home of Irish football, Dalymount Park. Mary…

Child Benefit

Child benefit has been extended to 18-year-olds in full-time education or with a disability. Parents of children who turned 18 after May 2023 will be paid again from May 2024 up to their 19th birthday, once their child is in full-time education.  60,000 children will benefit annually as a result of this significant change. Child…