Over 18,000 parking fines issued in Kerry

Cars in carpark 18,100 parking fines were issued in Kerry in the past twelve months. This generated almost 427,000 euro for Kerry County Council. The cost of enforcing parking and maintaining car parks in nine towns runs to 1.5 million euro. Paid parking in Tralee, Killarney, Listowel and Dingle netted the local authority 1.8 million euro in 2015. This funding is used for support services in the towns including festivals, Christmas lighting and street cleaning.