Mary was elected onto Fingal County Council for the Mulhuddart Ward in the May 2014 local elections having been co-opted onto the Council in early 2012.
As a full time Councillor, Mary is a member of numerous committees dealing with schools, tidy districts, safer neighbourhoods and youth activities, all with the purpose of improving Dublin 15 as a good place to live, bring up a family or run a business.
Mary is a member of the advisory committee of Foroige (Mulhuddart), and is a board member of Riversdale Community post-primary school.
A Trade Union official representing workers in the Services division, Brendan was elected in the 2014 local elections, after having previously served on the Council for ten years, serving also as Deputy Lord Mayor of Dublin City.
Among the local issues of concern to Brendan are:
- Increased Community Policing
- Safer traffic calming controls
- Development of Grangegorman campus