My name is Carolyn and I’m the Green Party’s Councillor for the Kimmage Rathmines area. I was co-opted onto Dublin City Council following the general election in 2020, and since then I’ve been striving to keep green issues and values at the forefront of our work on the council.
For me that means fighting for sustainable development, quality green spaces, and safe, people-friendly streets. I believe in communities where you can grow up and grow old, get around easily, and have the confidence to let your child walk to school. This is what I’m working to deliver for you.
In the context of a site subject to numerous constraints and with significant considerations at play – including history, heritage and the proximity of protected structures, along with the sensitivity of its built environment and the canal as a conservation area, this is a revised proposal that remains out of scale and visually incongruous relative…
As chair of Dublin City Council’s Local Community Development Committee (LCDC), I also chair the advisory group on Dublin’s next Local Economic and Community Plan (LECP). In September of 2022 I brought a motion to the Council asking that we would underpin that plan with the principles of Doughnut Economics, following in the footsteps of…
As a Councillor for the Kimmage Rathmines area I would like to share some observations and comments on the Large-scale Residential Development proposed on the site of the Marble Arch pub and adjacent warehouse-style buildings, with frontage on both Davitt Road and Benbulbin Road in Drimnagh, REF: LRD6024/23-S3. Please read my full submission here.
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Ireland has a waste problem. The extent of it was laid bare when the government launched its Waste Action Plan – packed with statistics about the million tonnes of food waste, the 200 million disposable coffee cups, and the 63,000 tonnes of textiles we dump every single year.