Christmas parking in Kerry

3 Dec

Killarney Town Council are reducing parking rates in the New Street and Glebe car parks by 50% over the next three Saturdays.

Also, parking will be free for the month of December in the High Street and Lewis Road car parks which are a little further away from the town centre.

In Listowel, the town council has sanctioned free parking on Christmas week, starting on December 21.

Meanwhile, in Tralee, no changes to parking charges in the town have been agreed but the issue is expected to be considered at next week’s local town council meeting.

Tralee’s Christmas shopping festival starts tomorrow with a German-style Christmas market featuring traditional stands from Tralee’s partner town, Frankfurt-Höchst.

Tralee mayor Terry O’Brien will officially turn on the Christmas lights at 4.30pm tomorrow.

The annual Christmas in Killarney Festival will also get under way tomorrow evening with the switching on of Christmas lights following a parade of hundreds of carol-singing children.

A craft and food market, will be held in Killarney on each weekend until Christmas, starting this Saturday. The market will be in the Fair Field car park.

Shopkeepers in Killarney and Dingle are to offer customers discounts, with price reductions of up to 10% this weekend.

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One Response to “Christmas parking in Kerry”

  1. Dave December 8, 2009 at 18:13 #

    Brandon Car Park rates to be reduced by half for Christmas

    Parking rates at Tralee’s Brandon Car Park are to be reduced by half for the Christmas period. It was announced at last night’s Tralee Town Council meeting, that as a gesture of goodwill, the council and Brandon Hotel are to take a loss, and half the price of parking there from €4 to €2 a day. The Town Council says it’ll start as soon as the automatic gates of the car park are recalibrated, and will continue until New Year’s Day. Last week it was announced that Killarney and Listowel will also have parking initiatives for the holiday season.

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