Drug Related Reporting Programme

Mary welcomes the new ‘the Drug Related Intimidation Reporting Programme’ to respond to the needs of drug users and family members experiencing drug related intimidation by the Gardai. An Garda Síochána in dealing with any complaint of drug related intimidation or advice sought in relation to this issue, will do so with the utmost safety…

Dalymount Park

Mary welcomes the announcement from Dublin City Council that they have been given the go ahead to proceed to the design and planning stages of the Dalymount Park Redevelopment. A grant agreement has now been signed with the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media (DTCAGSM) in relation to the Dalymount Park Redevelopment…

Phoenix Park Road Closure

Mary has been informed by the OPW that the North Road will be resurfaced. This will entail the North road being closed from April 12th to June 18th 2021. All pedestrian and vehicle access gates along this route will be closed for the duration. For more information please click here.

Park Shopping Centre SHD

An application has been lodged to An Bord Pleanala for a Strategic Housing Development at Park Shopping Centre on Prussia Street. The development proposes the building of a new mixed use District Centre, Student Residential Housing and Build-to-Rent Housing development in 2 buildings, separated by a new pedestrian and bicycle street connecting Prussia Street with…

North Inner City Regeneration

For more than a decade Mary has worked, with local residents and Dublin City Council, to address dereliction and champion regeneration of the North Inner City.  When Fianna Fáil were in opposition Mary proposed legislation for North Inner City regeneration and brought leader of Fianna Fáil Micheal Martin TD to see the dereliction in the…

Knife Crime

Following a recent spate of knife crime incidents in the north inner city, which tragically resulted in two people loosing their life and six people being injured, Mary condemned the violence and offered her condolences. Mary requested the Gardaí urgently increase “stop and search” foot patrols and organise a knife amnesty. Mary arranged for Taoiseach…

Phibsborough Shopping Centre SHD

A revised Strategic Housing Development application has been lodged for Phibsborough Shopping Centre. The site is bounded by North Circular Road to the South, Connaught St to the North, Dalymount Park to the West and Phibsborough Road to the East. The revised application seeks permission for 321 bed shared accommodation instead of 341 bed student…

Health- Useful Information

HSE Community Testing Service for Covid-19 will remain open throughout the Christmas and New Year period.  Anyone who requires a Covid-19 test should contact their GP. Out-of-Hours GP service is provided by DDoc Tel: 1850 22 44 77.  DDoc is an appointment only service open each weekday evening, from 6pm -8am the following day and…

Scrambler Bikes

Mary is calling for Government to tackle the illegal use of Scrambler Bikes which costs lives and torments urban communities.  Speaking in Seanad Eireann, Senator Fitzpatrick called for Government to support and adopt The Road Traffic (All-Terrain Vehicle and Scrambler Motorcycle) (Amendment) Bill 2020 would strengthen the law through several key provisions. Paul McAuliffe TD…

DART+ Maynooth Line

Mary welcomes and supports the proposal to upgrade the existing Maynooth mainline railway service to an electrified DART+. This proposal is welcomed by the communities in and around the line who hope it will provide a cleaner, greener and more efficient public transport service from Dublin City Centre to Maynooth. Mary has asked Irish Rail…