There’s some good news for shoppers heading to the county town this Christmas.

Castlebar Municipal District councillors yesterday approved free car parking hours in local authority car parks in Castlebar from mid to late December.

Local Fine Gael Councillor Ger Deere proposed the motion yesterday and it was unanimously supported by all councillors present.

The Castlebar Manager has agreed to look at the proposal and to come back with details to the councillors on times and dates shortly.

Cllr Deere told Midwest News Editor Teresa O’Malley that it’s welcome news for hard pressed retailers and consumers in the area this festive season.....


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