“We live in a beautiful constituency and are blessed to have wonderful amenities like the Dodder Greenway, Marley Park, the new and exciting possibilities of Fernhill gardens, the mountains of Glencullen and Tibradden and many many more.
I am always struck when I meet people at events and on the doors by the great sense of community we have in Dublin Rathdown and that is something I bring with me into Leinster House. I take my role as your representative very seriously and am honoured you have placed your trust in me.”Catherine Martin T.D.
“I hold regular constituency advice clinics which are advertised locally and on my facebook or twitter pages. I have hosted many local groups in Leinster House and would love to welcome you here. If you are interested in a tour please get in touch. “Catherine Martin T.D.
In March, Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council held a consultation on developing a Dublin wide Climate Change Action Plan. Given the threats posed by climate change to our county – coastal erosion, flooding, pollution – there is a huge need for strong leadership in...read more
By Catherine Martin in South Dublin Gazette 12 years. That is the time that we have been given to stop the worst effects of climate change. Already we are experiencing the consequences of increased carbon emissions, habitat destruction, and warmer oceans. Here in...read more
South Dublin Gazette ... Deputy Leader of the Green Party Catherine Martin said the council needs to address the matter urgently. “The community in Sandyford have been ignored for decades on this issue when it comes to the safety issues on Hillcrest Road. “As a very...read more
South Dublin Gazette ... Local TD Catherine Martin (GP) has called on the community to make their voices heard. “This is a fantastic opportunity for the people of Dundrum to have their say in the future of their community. “I would urge members of the community to...read more
South Dublin Gazette A local TD has made history as the first female TD to speak in the House of Commons. Green Party TD for Dublin-Rathdown Catherine Martin addressed the House of Commons chamber in her role as Chair of the Oireachtas Parliamentary Women’s Caucus....read more
South Dublin Gazette ... TD for Dublin Rathdown and Green Party Education Spokesperson Catherine Martin said that planning permission for a new PE hall for St Tiernan’s was also refused and that the refusals are devastating. “This refusal of planning permission is...read more
Green Party Deputy Leader and TD for Dublin Rathdown Catherine Martin introduced her Motion Re Building Standards, Regulation & Homeowner Protection to the Dáil June the 21st 2017. The Motion, which called for, among...
On Wednesday, May 31st, Dáil Éireann will debate the Heritage Bill - also know as the Slash and Burn Bill. The Government are seeking to extend the seasons for gorse burning and hedge cutting, with blatant disregard for...
An excerpt from my question to the Minister for Education on the future of schools in the Dublin Rathdown area, particularly Our Lady's Grove, a large portion of which has recently been put up for sale.
I challenged the Minister for Education Richard Bruton on the poor communication with parents and staff of Ballinteer Educate Together National School about arrangements for the school in September 2017
I am bringing a motion to extend the maternity leave for mothers who give birth prematurely to the Dail next week. We need you to lobby your local TDs to support this motion to ensure that parents who have premature babies...
An excerpt from my question to the Taoiseach regarding the reopening of Stepaside Garda Station.
Christmas 2017 Newsletter
The last few months have been full of activity, both in Leinster House and around the constituency. Check out my Christmas 2017 Newsletter for an update on my work as your TD for Dublin-Rathdown!
Summer 2017 Newsletter
This term was busy as I brought two successful motions before the Dáil, established the Oireachtas Women’s Caucus, and fought for educational equality for our children. Check out my Summer 2017 Newsletter for a round-up on my work as your TD for Dublin-Rathdown!