On Air Now East Coast FM 2:00am - 7:00am Email
Now Playing Heyday Mic Christopher

NCT Centre In Wicklow Faces Backlog With Lack Of Appointments

Arklow is among 30 centres nationwide are fully booked until at least November.

A shortage of staff and an increase in cars on the road are two of the the reasons for extensive backlogs, which are impacting centres across the country.

Drogheda has the longest waiting time, with a booking unavailable there until January 31st.

Meanwhile, as of this morning, there was an available slot tomorrow in Galway.

Other centres with no bookings available until next year include Dundalk, Naas, Skibbereen and Cavan.

While there were still available dates in August both in Westport and Ballina in County Mayo.

For those with expired NCT certs, Gardai say if a motorist can provide proof of test being booked then it will take this into consideration.

More from East Coast FM Wicklow News

Later...

  • Sean Ashmore

    7:00am - 10:00am

    Saturday Breakfast

  • Jason Collins

    10:00am - 2:00pm

    More Music Weekend

  • Ryan O'Neill

    2:00pm - 6:00pm

    More Music Weekend

Co Wicklow Weather

  • Bray

    Light rain

    High: 20°C | Low: 12°C

  • Wicklow

    Sunny intervals

    High: 20°C | Low: 13°C

  • Arklow

    Sunny intervals

    High: 21°C | Low: 13°C

  • Blessington

    Light rain

    High: 17°C | Low: 10°C

  • Baltinglass

    Sunny intervals

    High: 19°C | Low: 11°C

Listen Live