« BackKillarney solicitor questions where State is spending speed fines revenue

A Killarney solicitor is questioning where the State is spending the proceeds of fines collected for speeding on a particular stretch of Kerry road.

The comments follow over 30 cases this week at Killarney District Court involving alleged speeding on the R563 road in Faha East from the end of March to June of this year.

The stretch of road has a 60 kilometre an hour speed limit.

Speed Camera Signage

Around a third of the speeding cases were struck out with some defendants claiming they had never received a fixed penalty notice in the post.

Solicitor Padraig O’Connell, who represented some of those issued with summonses, says this issue could be resolved if the company involved used registered post: