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23/09/2021

UPDATED: Christmas parking arrangements in Carlow Town unveiled for holiday shopping period

Shop local this Christmas!

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'Free parking is just one way we can offer support to families in the run up to Christmas,' says Council CEO

To promote shopping local, Carlow County Council are providing free car parking for the period Saturday, November 24 to Sunday, January 6 of 2019 (inclusive) in the Town Hall, Green Bank Road, and VISUAL car parks.

Read also: Christmas lights to be turned on November 24 in Carlow to start a month of festive fun

With all other Pay and Display Parking Zones free parking is available only from 9.30am to 12noon and from 3pm to 6.30pm for the period Saturday, November 24 to Sunday, January 6 of 2019 (inclusive).

Speaking about the free parking Kathleen Holohan, Chief Executive of Carlow County Council said: "Shopping local is so important this time of year and Carlow Town and our rural towns and villages have so many quality customer experiences and offers that we encourage everybody to shop local this year."

She added: "Free parking is just one way we can offer support to families in the run up to Christmas to ensure Carlow Town is accessible for all.

"Employment in the retail sector is really important to the County Carlow economy and by buying locally you are supporting not just local jobs but also local communities and families."

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