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# parking - Friday 31 May, 2019

OPW defends car-park proposals for Phoenix Park

planned, designated parking areas could improve congestion when huge events like Bloom are held in the park, the summary said.

# parking - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

'Residents are really pissed off': Dublin City Council plans expansion of city parking zones into suburbs

The proposals come amid plans to raise parking charges across the city for the first time in over a decade.

# parking - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Fewer visitors toured Ireland by bus last year - and not everyone's blaming it on Brexit

Industry figures say poor parking facilities are also hindering the sector.

# parking - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Cork local investigated over hacking of council's parking app

It was originally thought that international data thieves were responsible – but gardaí made a breakthrough in recent days.

# parking - Monday 1 October, 2018

Two 'clamp fairies' arrested for removing clamps from cars in Dublin

Gardaí issued fixed charge penalty notices to the owners of vehicles parked on the same footpath.

# parking - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Motorist fined after parking in disabled bay using out-of-date permit belonging to relative

The permit was seized by gardaí and the driver was issued with a €150 fine.

# parking - Monday 25 June, 2018

'I can't say Dublin's safe for cyclists': Ministers want crackdown on drivers parking in cycle lanes

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan said current regulation around cycle lanes was “light touch”.

# parking - Friday 16 March, 2018

HSE ordered to carry out review of car parking charges at hospitals

The Irish Cancer Society had been calling on hospitals to waive fees for people undergoing long term treatment.

# parking - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Over 228 people appeal car clamping decisions in the first two months of new law

Last year legislation came into effect to regulate clamping in Ireland, allowing for an appeals process from people who have felt hard-done by from clamping companies.

# parking - Friday 5 January, 2018

Number of people summoned before courts after parking in disabled space without permit

Gardaí are asking people to park legally and responsibly.

# parking - Sunday 10 December, 2017

# parking - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Dublin clampers spat at, pushed and struck with steel bars by angry motorists

There were 14 reports of aggressive behaviour towards clamping staff in the first eight months of this year.

# parking - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

New 'age friendly' parking spots are popping up around Cork

The initiative wants motorists to leave the spaces free for older people.

# parking - Saturday 16 September, 2017

From parking spaces to pop-up parks: 35 new parks appeared in Dublin yesterday

From parking spaces to pop-up parks: 35 new parks appeared in Dublin yesterday

Over 35 temporary parklets were installed across Dublin yesterday.

# parking - Friday 15 September, 2017

'Follow him home and burn him out': Records reveal abuse and assaults suffered by traffic wardens

Over a seven-month period there were 20 incidents in Navan, including a number of threats and physical assaults.

# parking - Thursday 7 September, 2017

'An appalling case': Bus driver attacked taxi driver in fight over parking

He allegedly punched the taximan 10 to 15 times in the face and stomach.

# parking - Thursday 31 August, 2017

'The last thing a cancer patient needs is to be charged this much for parking'

A petition is being delivered to a group which operates hospitals in Dublin, Cavan and Louth today.

# parking - Monday 28 August, 2017

Driver to be prosecuted for parking across two disabled bays in Cork

Gardaí are clamping down on those that illegally park in disabled spaces as part of Operation Enable.

# parking - Sunday 6 August, 2017

'Goodwill' refunds issued after complaints over 'unfair' clamping

These are just some of the recurring complaints that Dublin City Council receive about clamping.

# parking - Thursday 29 June, 2017

'Parking protected' cycle lanes move one step closer to reality in Dublin city Georgian Parkway This post contains videos

'Parking protected' cycle lanes move one step closer to reality in Dublin city

The proposed design would see parked cars create a buffer between cyclists and traffic.

# parking - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Central Bank to pay €30k for extra parking spaces beside new 'fit-for-purpose' HQ

The spaces will be phased out over the next two years as the bank tries to encourage staff to use more sustainable forms of transport.

# parking - Monday 10 April, 2017

Dublin ambulance delayed to 999 call because of bad parking

Dublin Fire Brigade is asking for more thoughtful parking: “Leave space for emergency vehicles… thanks.”

# parking - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Poll: Should graveyards charge for parking? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should graveyards charge for parking?

It’s reported that a new €2 charge will be introduced at Dardistown Cemetery

Poll: Is it okay to park up on the footpath? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it okay to park up on the footpath?

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

# parking - Monday 20 February, 2017

Gardaí launch 'Operation Enable' to catch drivers using fake disabled parking permits

Drivers can face fines of up to €2,000 for parking in these bays.

# parking - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

A new app wants to help you find car parking space in Dublin

The app also maps your route to the parking space.

# parking - Friday 28 October, 2016

A Galway judge is handing out driving bans to motorists who don't turn up to court for parking offences

Just under 70 total bans were handed out by Judge Marie Keane.

# parking - Monday 10 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge These bus drivers are going viral for their excellent revenge on a moronic parking job Park Job

# parking - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge There’s a Facebook page dedicated to the awful parking in this seaside Sligo town Strandhill

# parking - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge An angry Dubliner left this exceptionally harsh note on a badly parked car Don't Reproduce

# parking - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Soon your iPhone will be able to tell you where you've parked your car

Finding your vehicle in a packed car park is going to be that little bit easier.

# parking - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Clampers forced to stand-down due to hour change glitch

A software issue means customers had difficulty paying by text and the company suspended enforcement at hundreds of sites.

# parking - Monday 22 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge Non-drivers will never understand the joy of nailing the perfect parallel park Parallel Parking

# parking - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge This guy has been documenting all the passive aggressive parking notes he comes across Gas Tickets

# parking - Thursday 17 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge A man tried to avoid a parking ticket by leaving this cheeky note Have Some Crisps

A man tried to avoid a parking ticket by leaving this cheeky note

C’mon! It’s CHRISTMAS!

# parking - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Limerick is letting people park for free until Christmas, but Dublin isn't

Dubs can win shopping vouchers, though.

# parking - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

A Google employee lives in a truck in the company's car park and saves 90% of his income

He has been able to start paying off his student debt.

# parking - Sunday 27 September, 2015

The Burning Question*: Reverse park or drive straight in? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The Burning Question*: Reverse park or drive straight in?

Let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# parking - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

# parking - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

This note made a new mother's day after a stay in hospital

She had arrived back to car to find a parking ticket on the windscreen.

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