State bankrolls prime city parking spaces worth at least €5 million

State bankrolls prime city parking spaces worth at least €5 million
Traffic gridlock in Dublin city centre: the Department of the Environment is not practising what it preaches on striving to meet emissions targets Picture: Getty

In total, the state pays €5.29 million to lease almost 4,000 car parking spaces for government departments and state bodies, figures released by the OPW, which manages the state’s property portfolio, show

Government departments and public bodies are renting thousands of city and town centre parking spaces in spite of a stated intention to combat Ireland’s dismal record on carbon emissions.

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