Today marks the beginning of free parking initiatives by Kerry County Council across the county in the run up to Christmas. Free parking will be available in designated areas of Tralee, Killarney and Listowel for the festive season. In Killarney car parking is free for the month of December in High Street and Lewis Road car parks. Meanwhile parking will be free up to 11am this month in New Street car park, the Glebe car park and in Fair hill car park. In Tralee there will be free parking after 1pm – on street and in Kerry County Council car parks from December 5th to January 5th. In Listowel there will be free parking after 1pm until Saturday December 19th. There will be a 2 hr free parking limit in Listowel from Monday December 21st to Saturday December 26th and from Monday December 28th to Saturday January 2nd. Listowel also has 420 free off-street car parking spaces.