Kerry taxi drivers demonstrating outside the Dáil

Taxi drivers from Kerry are among thousands holding a demonstration outside the Dáil today in protest against the lack of support provided to them during the pandemic.

A delegation left from Killarney this morning to take part in the demonstration; they’ll also meet with Kerry TDs Pa Daly and Danny Healy-Rae to highlight their concerns.

The taxi drivers are calling for the Government to put a range of financial supports in place for the sector to help drivers go back to work.

They also want a moratorium on the issuing of taxi licenses and are seeking for the age limit requirements to be extended by two years.

Chair of the Irish Taxi Federation Killarney, Dermot McGuckin says taxis provide a vital link in times of crisis: