I am the Green Party representative for the North-Inner City on Dublin City Council, a community which has been my home for over a decade years. I have lived in Ireland, England, Uganda and India working in politics, human rights and community development projects. I’m a trade union activist and currently hold a position on the SIPTU Equality Committee. I am a feminist and advocate for gender equality. I worked closely with others as part of the Dublin Central Together for Yes campaign to repeal the eighth amendment in 2018. I am a daily cyclist in Dublin I am passionate about improving walking and cycling conditions in our city to ensure that everyone, of all ages, genders and abilities, can safely use and enjoy our shared public streets. I hold a degree in Anthropology and Development Studies and a Masters in Politics and Public Policy.
Thu, Jul 6, 2023
The National Waste Management Plan for a Circular Economy recently went to public consultation. Of any area in the country, the North Inner City faces unique challenges in terms of waste, litter and dumping. These need to be addressed as a basic step towards a circular economy. Below is the submission I sent in with Neasa Hourigan, T.D. and Feljin Jose, Carba-Glasnevin area rep.
Tue, Jul 4, 2023
Neasa Hourigan and I, along with other Green Party representatives, attended the recent Consultative Forum on International Security Policy. We had many reservations about the process which we have outlined below, including our perspective on what the future of Ireland's security policy should look like and what a fuller conversation about it would include. Please find our submission below.
Wed, Jun 7, 2023
Dublin City Council has published the 2023 Canal Cordon Count. The Cordon Count analyses how many people are crossing the canals into the city using different means of transport and helps us understand the shifting patterns in commuting in the city.
Mon, Apr 24, 2023
I chaired the latest meeting of the walking and cycling sub-committee on April 24th. We discussed the plans to bring forward ambitious plans for Dublin's Walking and Cycling network, which will see 300 new kilometres of high quality cycling infrastructure rolled out across Dublin over the coming years.