Donna Cooney

Political Party / Group: Green Party
Current Councillor or MEP?: No
Email: donnacooney1@yahoo.ie
Phone: 0833317190
City or County Council: Dublin City Council

About me

I have been a community activist for 25 years, working to protect Dublin Bay, the Promenade, St. Anne’s Park, and Fairview Trees & Park. I have campaigned against bad developments; improving our area with cycle-ways, playgrounds and sporting facilities. A founder of Dublin Bay North Repeal the Eighth, I am committed to equality and climate action.
I live in Clontarf. I am a former Dublin City Councillor and came 7th in the 6 seat Clontarf local area in 2014. I work as an Artist in the area of community practice. I am a pillar Rep on the Irish Environmental Network and elected to Dublin Cycling Campaign Committee. I devised and coordinated Joyce-Cycle in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade ’19 and Freedom Machine in 2018. I’m public relations officer for Friends of the Forest Ireland. I run the https://www.facebook.com/FairviewParkFriends and campaigned successfully to save Fairview Trees. I also run https://www.facebook.com/LoveDublinBay/ am a sea swimmer. I’m ladies captain of CPLTC

My Priorities & Ideas

I want to protect and enhance our local amenities and to create a place where people can live secure and fulfilling lives within their community. I stand for a local government that is responsive and well resourced to meet your needs and the needs of the community. Providing real solutions for a cleaner, greener, healthier, more sustainable future for you, your family and your community.

My priorities:
Protecting our beautiful natural and built heritage in Dublin Bay and in our parks.

Providing enhanced public transport, with a well designed, safer cycling and walking environment.

Making communities strong and resilient so we can meet challenges of Climate Change.

Providing solutions so we can have homes for all & a more equal society where the most vulnerable in our communities are protected.

Giving people real opportunities to live happy healthy and connected lives.

Securing access to all the services and amenities we need in our communities health, education to sports, Culture