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# mary-fitzpatrick - Monday 10 February, 2020

Social Democrats’ Gary Gannon takes final seat in Dublin Central battleground

The constituency takes in a broad stretch of Dublin’s northside, from the inner city out to Smithfield, and north towards Ashtown and Drumcondra.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Friday 28 June, 2019

Plans for 299 apartments in blocks of up to 9 storeys in Glasnevin rejected after significant local objection

Plans were lodged in March for properties at the former Smurfit Printworks site.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

"I genuinely think what I'm doing is right" - gender quotas appeal heading for Supreme Court

Fianna Fáil activist Brian Mohan is to take his legal challenge against gender quotas to the Supreme Court after his initial action was rejected today.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Chaotic scenes in Bertie's backyard as Fianna Fáil picks his old foe

Mary Fitzpatrick will be the Fianna Fáil general election candidate in Dublin Central.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Women only: Fianna Fáil issues a controversial order to Dublin members

Two controversial gender directives have been issued today.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Does Bertie still hold sway in his old stomping ground?

An intriguing battle is underway in Dublin Central.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Things are getting interesting for Fianna Fáil in Bertie's old stomping ground

David Costello has denied claims he has entered the race to be Fianna Fail’s Dáil candidate with the backing of the former taoiseach.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Yet another Fianna Fáil figure has had a go at "defeatist" party leadership

Mary Fitzpatrick said party strategists ‘lack ambition’ and are ‘defeatist.’

# mary-fitzpatrick - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

MEP defends spending €200,000 to get elected

Deirdre Clune was one of a number of Irish MEPs to run up expenses of over €200,000 during this year’s campaign.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

In Bertie's old stomping ground, claims of 'cute hoorism' and 'shafting' denied by Fianna Fáil hopeful

A row has broken out over whether or not Mary Fitzpatrick has endorsed a leaflet urging voters to give their number one to a Fianna Fáil candidate at the potential expense of two others.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Premature erections and very white teeth: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Dublin

It’s the most geographically coherent of all the constituencies but the battle for three seats is a competitive one.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

'Ah yeah, I probably will': Fianna Fáil looks for votes at Dublin's most competitive Luas stop

We spent the morning with the party’s Dublin candidate Mary Fitzpatrick as she sought votes in the heart of the city.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Emer Costello: Barroso is to blame for EU unpopularity

Labour’s candidate says it was “the commission of Rehn and Barroso” that imposed hardship.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Friday 2 May, 2014

Traffic lights were blocked at this city centre junction because of election posters Poster Wars This post contains images

Traffic lights were blocked at this city centre junction because of election posters

One might be familiar, having blocked the traffic lights for a week now.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

How much grief are Micheál Martin and Fianna Fáil getting on the doorsteps?

Fianna Fáil was launching its European election manifesto today but what sort of reception are voters giving its candidates on the doorstep?

# mary-fitzpatrick - Friday 25 April, 2014

Fianna Fáil has had more problems with Mary Fitzpatrick's posters

The party’s European candidate in Dublin has had a number of poster-related controversies this week.

Cracking down on crime and eliminating parking fees - Fianna Fáil's plan for Dublin

The party also want to clean up the Liffey and create more pedestrian areas in the capital.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Whoops: Fianna Fáil candidate's poster blocks traffic lights

The poster for MEP hopeful Mary Fitzpatrick was inadvertently put up blocking the lights at Custom House Quay.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Monday 24 March, 2014

Dublin City councillors in favour of having vote for directly-elected mayor

Fifty councillors voted for the motion, one abstained and one councillor was absent.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Here are 9 things we learned at the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis

Thousands of delegates, hundreds of motions, but what did we learn at the two-day gathering in Killarney. reveals all…

# mary-fitzpatrick - Friday 14 March, 2014

Dublin off licences urged not to sell booze before 4pm on Paddy’s Day Locked Out This post contains a poll

Dublin off licences urged not to sell booze before 4pm on Paddy’s Day

Off licences in the north inner city have had this agreement with gardaí over the last few years and councillor Mary Fitzpatrick wants others to follow suit.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Monday 10 March, 2014

Dublin Councillor calls for 50% of seats to go to women in local elections

Mary Fitzpatrick says she wants to see “a real commitment to gender equality”.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Saturday 8 February, 2014

'Let him give me his number one, that'll be fine': Mary Fitzpatrick on Bertie and FF's recovery

The Dublin city councillor is aiming to take one of three seats available in the capital in May’s European elections.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Mary Fitzpatrick named as Fianna Fáil election candidate

Fitzpatrick was one of three possible candidates who were before a selection convention today.

One of these three people will be a Fianna Fáil election candidate by this evening

The party is selecting its candidate to run in Dublin ahead of May’s elections for the European Parliament.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Childers will confirm constituency at the end of January as FF nominations open today

We’ll have to wait until the end of the month to find out where the former Labour MEP will be running in May’s elections.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

"A 15-year-old boy is paralysed and can't come home from hospital"

A Fianna Fáil councillor says that budget cuts for housing adaptation have left some people stranded in hospitals and nursing homes.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Phoenix Park concerts given go-ahead, subject to strict new conditions MCD

Phoenix Park concerts given go-ahead, subject to strict new conditions

It follows widespread criticism of the security operation at last year’s show by Swedish House Mafia.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Monday 1 July, 2013

Councillors vote NOT to ban charity shops on Grafton St

Fianna Fáil councillor Mary Fitzpatrick tabled a motion to remove the ban from a draft plan for the city centre street this evening.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Friday 12 April, 2013

Plans to end street cleaning in parts of Dublin described as 'insane'

An Taisce has heavily criticised plans to prevent illegal dumping by stopping street cleaning altogether in parts of the north inner city.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Sparks fly as Fianna Fáil fail to defer Dublin City Council budget

A Fianna Fáil councillor accused Fine Gael and Labour of voting through a ‘half-baked budget’, while a Labour councillor said that some behaviour was a “publicity stunt”

# mary-fitzpatrick - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Fianna Fáil councillors launch campaign to oppose property tax

The move has been described as hypocritical by Sinn Féin.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Monday 1 October, 2012

Fianna Fáil to table city council motion opposing property tax

The opposition party will table a motion opposing the property tax before Dublin City Council at its monthly meeting tonight.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Friday 3 August, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Old people listen to Swedish House Mafia's fearsome 'electric music' Swedish House Mafia This post contains videos

VIDEO: Old people listen to Swedish House Mafia's fearsome 'electric music'

Gardaí singled out the group’s music as a factor in the Phoenix Park disorder. So what did these fine upstanding citizens think?

MCD ‘should face ban on similar music events until it answers SHM Garda report’ MCD

MCD ‘should face ban on similar music events until it answers SHM Garda report’

Dublin councillor Mary Fitzpatrick, head of a joint policing committee, calls on OPW junior minister to force response from concert promoter on Swedish House Mafia debacle.

# mary-fitzpatrick - Saturday 3 September, 2011

FF councillor seeks information on ownership of St Luke's

A review of Fianna Fáil’s Dublin Central operations will ascertain whether the St Luke’s office is “available” to the party.