Tralee Taxi Association to stage strike in Tralee tonight

A taxi strike is to take place in Tralee tonight.

Tralee Taxi Association today announced they are to withdraw services from 7pm this evening (Saturday, July 1st) until 7am tomorrow morning (Sunday, July 2nd).

The association says this withdrawal of services is in protest to Kerry County Council and the Tralee Municipal District for, what they describe as a ‘failure’ to address taxi drivers’ concerns with the re-location of the Taxi Rank in Tralee.

Tralee Taxi Association says it regrets any inconvenience this may cause to the public and has apologised to customers.

Association secretary Anthony Dineen says they feel they were left with no option:

The taxi rank has been relocated to the car-park off Abbey Court near Tesco; Anthony says the association would prefer to see the taxi rank in more central location, such as Denny Street: