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# clampers - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

Dublin city centre clamping returned to 'more normal levels' from today

Clamping had been scaled back since last month in a bid to ensure the cars of healthcare workers weren’t clamped.

# clampers - Friday 24 January, 2020

Here's where the top 10 clamping blackspots were in Dublin city last year

The number of vehicles clamped in Dublin city in 2019 was up 8% to 46,516.

# clampers - Monday 14 October, 2019

The NTA is looking for public feedback on clamping and clampers

The NTA launched the public consultation on its Code of Practice today.

# clampers - Sunday 21 July, 2019

'I was forced to pay twice': Only very small number of cars clamped in Dublin city successfully appealed

Only a small percentage of those who are clamped seek to reverse the €80 fee.

# clampers - Sunday 13 January, 2019

NTA issues tender for workers to rule on appeals against clampers

The clamping appeal officers must be “of good character” and be familiar with “natural justice”.

# clampers - Monday 10 December, 2018

Clamped outside the Rotunda at 37 weeks pregnant: The complaints against Dublin clampers

Over half of the clamping appeals made in the first nine months of the year were successful.

# clampers - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

DCC's deal for new clamping contractors includes €150 fine every time a driver successfully appeals Exclusive

The council is seeking a “close” relationship with a new clamping contractor in a deal worth €45 million.

# clampers - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Being punched, having your hand stood on and death threats - the life of a Dublin clamper

One of the most chilling threats came from a doctor who said, “I hope I never see you in A&E.”

# clampers - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Over 228 people appeal car clamping decisions in the first two months of new law

Last year legislation came into effect to regulate clamping in Ireland, allowing for an appeals process from people who have felt hard-done by from clamping companies.

# clampers - Sunday 31 December, 2017

'It seems a bit like a trap to me': Drivers frustrated over lack of signs after being clamped

One driver who was refunded the clamping fee said a garda told them it was ‘immoral’ as there was not sufficient markings.

# clampers - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Parking complaints: Driver refunded after claiming clampers took photo of wrong street sign

Another driver said that the wrong car was de-clamped after they paid the de-clamp fee.

# clampers - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Dublin clampers spat at, pushed and struck with steel bars by angry motorists

There were 14 reports of aggressive behaviour towards clamping staff in the first eight months of this year.

# clampers - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Clamping complaints: No 10 minutes grace, app issues and clamped while delivering to charity shop

In two cases, people claimed that they were clamped because the Parking Tag app allowed them to pay for parking in an area that became a clearway.

# clampers - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Clamping complaints: Elderly woman with no mobile or credit card clamped while at mass

A passerby stopped with the woman and had to pay the fine.

# clampers - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Long-awaited clamping regulations to begin next week

The regulations will be published next week, with the NTA taking over in October.

# clampers - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Poll: Should clamping charges in Dublin be reduced? Yellow Discs Of Doom This post contains a poll

Poll: Should clamping charges in Dublin be reduced?

Clamping fees due to Dublin City Council increased by €100,000 in 2016 according to a report in today’s Irish Times.

# clampers - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Local anger as row of cars clamped at "chock-a-block" train station

The station has recently become busier because of a new route.

# clampers - Monday 13 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Oh nothing, just the clampers getting towed away in Dublin Karma

Oh nothing, just the clampers getting towed away in Dublin

“Doop de doo, nothing to see here” – clampers.

# clampers - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Are clampers allowed park illegally?

Yes. They can.

# clampers - Monday 20 October, 2014

Nine complaints a day made against Dublin clampers

Three clamping staff were also attacked during that time in the city.

# clampers - Monday 10 March, 2014

Dublin clampers vote in favour of industrial action over pay dispute

Dublin Street Parking Services voted in a secret ballot this afternoon on possible strike action.

# clampers - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Dublin clampers to vote on strike action, say no agreement made on clamp targets

Dublin City Council has reportedly set a target of 60,000 vehicles clamped a year.

# clampers - Thursday 9 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge The Viking Splash Tour fell foul of the clampers Viking Clamp Tour

The Viking Splash Tour fell foul of the clampers


# clampers - Thursday 11 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Clampers get clamped in Dublin Gotcha

Clampers get clamped in Dublin

Well, this is embarrassing.

# clampers - Thursday 11 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge 11 people who aren't very big fans of clampers Clamp Support This post contains videos

11 people who aren't very big fans of clampers

Talk about being caught rapid.

# clampers - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge PIC: Not even the trees are safe from the clampers Leaf Me Alone

PIC: Not even the trees are safe from the clampers

Money doesn’t grow on trees you know?

# clampers - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Clamper vs. Garda Pic of the Day

What goes around…

# clampers - Monday 4 February, 2013

VIDEO: Real-life Homer Simpson tries to drive a clamped car through Dublin D'oh! This post contains videos

VIDEO: Real-life Homer Simpson tries to drive a clamped car through Dublin

Don’t try this at home.

# clampers - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Clampers "make no money" from clamping

Members of the Irish Parking Association spoke to a committee about clamping in Ireland – from the aggression experienced by clampers to the lack of money made.

# clampers - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

Varadkar to introduce tough new laws for clampers

The transport minister will introduce new legislation to deal with rogue clampers – including an independent appeals board for motorists and jail terms of up to five years for those in breach of regulations.