Children & Communities
Jennifer worked with a team of parents and Wicklow County Council to deliver Ireland’s most inclusive playground – where children of all ages and abilities can play side-by-side.
Charlesland Soccer Camp
Youth Centre for Charlesland
Jennifer was the only politician in Wicklow to actively campaign for the new National Children’s Hospital to be moved out of its city
Garda Pop-up Clinic for Delgany
Following a spate of anti-social behaviour in Delgany, Jennifer organised for the Wicklow Arms (a main street vacant premises) to be used as a Pop-Up Garda Clinic.
Working with Schools
Jennifer works with schools all over the county, whether its rolling out Marine Education programmes, helping with Broadband access or being involved in their management. Jennifer is currently the Chair of the Greystones Community National School.
East Wicklow Rivers Trust
Protecting the River Vartry
Jennifer has the following motion on the December 2018 agenda: “That Wicklow County Council install a network of water fountains and bottle-refill stations across each Municipal District to help reduce the use of single-use packaging, such as plastic water bottles”.
Marine Education Programmes
Jennifer worked with Bray Aquarium to roll out the marine explorer programme to primary schools in Wicklow. Jennifer’s background is in fisheries and marine science.
Local Link Community Bus
Jennifer is working with Local Link to bring community bus service to connect Wicklow towns.
“Wicklow needs a regular, high-quality bus transport service linking our towns and villages, enabling our businesses to thrive and our communities to connect.”
Petition for Local Bus Service
A Progressive Republic
Repealed! the 8th
Separation of Church & State
Jennifer believes that it is important that children learn about all religions and none – however, she belives that belief formation should happen outside of the school day.
Our National Maternity Hospital
“Healthcare should be provided to women based on medical need – and not influenced by religious ideology.”