More than half million euro collected by hospitals in NW in car parking revenue

Almost 570,000 euro has been collected by hospital in the north west region in car parking revenue.

The data – obtained through a parliamentary question – shows €468,000 was received by Sligo University Hospital through a private provider in 2017.

The figure was significantly less at Letterkenny University where €100,000 were collected also through a private provider.

Nationally, 22-point-4 million euro was received by hospitals around the country in 2017.

Sinn Fein’s Health Spokesperson Louise O’Reilly gives a breakdown of the figures