State should not sell former Magdalene Laundry on Sean McDermott Street.

Fianna Fáil General Election Candidate in Dublin Central, Mary Fitzpatrick has said the former Magdalene Laundry Site on Sean McDermott Street, Dublin 1 should not be sold to private developers. Mary Fitzpatrick has called on Dublin City Councillors to reject the proposal to sell the site and to back her proposal to retain the last remaining Magdalene laundry on Sean McDermott Street…

Moore Street Plan

Moore street captures the soul of our nation in the heart of our city,  it’s neglect and dereliction is shameful. As a long term campaigner for the protection of the Moore Street National Monument and creation of an appropriate commemoration I welcome the latest report from the Ministerial Consultative Group, the Moore Street Report, on securing…

North Inner City Taskforce

Following gun murders earlier this year on the streets of Dublin Central the Taoiseach and Government’s attention was attracted to the north inner city.  Gangland crime did not appear overnight and the problems will not be solved overnight.  A sustained and sustainable long-term approach is needed to solve the problems. The Government appointed Kieran Mulvey to…

Connaught Street Dereliction

I continue to raise the issue of derelict properties on Connaught street, e.g. house numbers 7, 19, 21 and 83, with Dublin City Council. As a result of my representations over the past couple of years DCC Derelict Buildings, Dangerous Buildings, Legal department and the local area office are all engaged in trying to address the…