Monaghan Town Team hopes pay parking will remain suspended for a number of weeks

It’s hoped pay parking in Monaghan town will remain suspended for a number of weeks.

The Chair of the Monaghan Town Team says free parking is encouraging people to get back to spending time in local shops.

Pay parking was suspended in March as a gesture towards the frontline staff who were working through the pandemic.

A recent Monaghan MD meeting heard the local authority is set to lose discretionary funding because of the lost income.

Speaking to Shannonside Northern Sound, Alan Johnston of the Monaghan Town Team said he’d like to see free parking remain for another while: