38,000 euro gathered in parking charges at local Hospitals

The HSE received over 5.2 million euro in income from its public hospital car parks last year.


Over 38,000 euro was raised at the North West’s two main Hospitals.


According to freedom of information figures, 14, 961 was raised at Sligo university Hospital and 25,385 was gathered at Letterkenny University Hospital.


Nearly 1.3 million was collected in Cork University Hospital.


University College Hospital Galway was the next highest, at 630,000 euro.


Sinn Féin’s health spokesman, David Cullinane, says these charges should be abolished.