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Free Parking Available In Wicklow During Christmas Shopping Season

Wicklow Minister Simon Harris has encouraged shoppers to shop local this Christmas.

To help promote local businesses, Minister Harris has confirmed that Wicklow’s Municipal Districts have introduced free parking arrangements over the holiday season.

Speaking today, Minister Harris said, “I am delighted to confirm that Wicklow County Council are now allowing free parking arrangements across the County in the run up to Christmas.”

“This will help promote local business and I would like to encourage people to shop local this Christmas, as we have some of the best local businesses in the country, and it would be fantastic to be able to help support them.”

“In Bray’s Herbert Road car park, parking is now free on the weekends in the Wicklow County Council section until the 1st of January 2024.”

“Arklow Municipal District are now allowing two hours free parking in all Council owned car parks, on top of the pre-existing free parking arrangements on Sundays.”

“In Greystones shoppers can park for free on street for up to two hours every Saturday until the 23rd of December.”

“Wicklow Town is also allowing two hours free parking in all Council carparks, along with one hour free parking on Wicklow Town’s main street up until the 2nd of January 2024.”

“Blessington and Baltinglass are fortunate enough to already have free parking in place for their town centres, and I look forward to seeing local shoppers take full advantage of this in the lead up to Christmas.”

“Christmas and the holiday period is one of the most special times of the year, and a very important time for families and communities.”

“That’s why I’d love to see people supporting local businesses and initiatives, to help local families, especially at a time when costs have been on the rise.” Minister Harris concluded.

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