Free parking for Christmas period in Arklow Town

Free parking will be provided in Arklow town for the Christmas period – running from Friday, December 1st to Monday, January 1st.

The decision was agreed by the Cathaoirleach and Members of Arklow Municipal District.

Free parking will apply to all areas with the exception of Main Street, Lower Main Street, Upper Main Street and the Wexford Road.  Pay and display will remain as normal in these areas.

The traffic wardens will be monitoring the traffic as normal and enforcing all other aspects of the parking bye laws in relation to illegal parking.

Following the introduction of new Parking Bye Laws on the 28th August 2017 the following changes apply all year round for Arklow:

  • Free parking between 9.00am and 10.00 am each morning
  • 15 minutes official grace period at any time of the day
  • Arklow Town continues to offer free parking throughout the town on Saturdays and Sundays

Paying for parking in Arklow is faster and easier with Parking Tag. The cashless parking solution allows motorists to park by phone in the town and extend their parking without returning to their vehicle.

The service is designed to take advantage of mobile technology allowing motorists to park in the most hassle-free way possible – via the Parking Tag app, by SMS or phone call.   Set up an account, pay once off or charge the payment to your 3 or Vodafone account – the choice is yours.   Instructions on how to use the service are available on www.parkingtag.ie. Motorists can register online or on the Parking Tag mobile app.

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