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Tuesday, 27 March 2018
'It's hammering the character of Cork' - Afternoon car ban on St Patrick's St starts today
Cork's Main Street will be inaccessible to cars from 3pm today under a new strategy.The change is part of the City Centre Movement Strategy was voted through at a meeting of the council in November 2016.It includes works which: Close St Patrick’s Street to private car traffic between 3pm and 6.30pm; Reduce the time a motorist can park to an hour in many areas; Install CCTV at many junctions around Patrick’s Street; Add a pedestrian crossing between Cook Street and Opera Lane; Make pay parking up until 8.30pm instead of 6.30pm. The strategy also contains major plans for the Bachelor’s Quay and Grattan Street areas.