Thoughtless Midlands driver prompts renewed disabled parking warning
Gardaí have issued a renewed warning to drivers to refrain from obstructing disabled parking spaces.
Portlaoise gardaí out and about on Sunday evening issued a fine to a driver for parking in a disabled bay.
Gardaí said: "The offence of illegally parking in a disabled bay is dealt with by way of a fixed charge notice for €80, rising to €120 if not paid in the first 28 days.
"If still unpaid after 56 days, a summons to Court is issued with a possible fine of up to €1,000 on conviction.
"It is an offence to forge or fraudulently alter any permit, or fraudulently lend to or allow a permit to be used by any person other than the holder. An offence of this nature is subject to a maximum fine of €2,000 and or three months imprisonment."
The north Longford community of Dromard has been left "absolutely devastated" by the tragic passing of nineteen-year-old Cian Gray over the weekend following a brave two and a half year battle with cancer.
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