FREE on-street parking for Christmas shoppers in Limerick City

Monday, November 30th 2009

Christmas shoppers looking for parking in Limerick City can avail of 3000 free on-street spaces from this Friday afternoon, December 4th.

Under a scheme announced by Limerick City Council today (Monday), on-street parking will be FREE on all Friday and Saturday afternoons from 2pm onwards from December 4th to December 19th inclusive.

On-street parking in Limerick city is always free all day on Sundays.

Mayor of Limerick, Cllr Kevin Kiely said that Limerick city centre is a perfect place for Christmas shopping and Limerick City Council wanted to make it as easy as possible for people to spend time in the city.

“Building on the success of the recent Winterfest shopping festival and after meetings with local traders, we decided to go ahead with this Christmas parking initiative,” he said.

“It’s important to note that certain designated areas of Limerick city have free on-street parking all day on Saturdays and on street parking in Limerick city is always free on Sundays. With a wonderful display of festive lights and the perfect mix of traditional and new businesses, you can’t beat Limerick city centre for shopping this Christmas,” he added.

Disc parking areas are recognisable by the thin white line on the road and by the red and white parking signs on the footpaths with information plates about parking times.  

Currently Limerick City Council makes available 2000 free to use on street spaces each Saturday all year round.

For further information, please visit www.limerickcity.ie.

Last update:01/12/2009

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