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The Galway City Council collected more than half a million euro in revenue from parking fines last year. Figures released by the local authority show that 14,683 parking tickets were issued by traffic wardens around the city in 2014. That equates to an average of just over 40 tickets per day.
Athlone Town Council is operating a lucrative paid parking system, with a profit of almost €240,000 in 2011, in spite of the news this week that 18 local authorities are losing money on their parking services.
A 27-year-old man who didn’t pay for parking as he popped into his family’s pub, was convicted and fined at Castlebar District Court this week.
Bye-laws for Murrisk car park were proposed and seconded at the Westport electoral area planning meeting this week, with pay and display to come into effect in the summer months.
Student drivers are unlikely to find the local authority a soft touch when it comes to parking fines, in spite of pleas for leniency from an empathetic councillor.
The chaos of students and traffic entering and leaving schools on the Retreat Road could be aided by the presence of a traffic warden during the morning and evening says Sheila Buckely Byrne, independent candidate for Athlone Town Council.