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#Clampers

# clampers - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 29th 2020, 10:18 PM 32,652 Views 68 Comments

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
# Clampers
# Clampers

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

Jan 24th 2020, 12:49 PM 33,264 Views 38 Comments

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
# Clamp Down
# Clamp Down

The NTA is looking for public feedback on clamping and clampers

Oct 14th 2019, 2:28 PM 14,616 Views 50 Comments

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
# Clampers
# Clampers

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

Jul 21st 2019, 10:00 PM 27,375 Views 36 Comments

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
# Clamping
# Clamping

NTA issues tender for workers to rule on appeals against clampers

Jan 13th 2019, 9:30 PM 40,616 Views 19 Comments

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
# Appeals
# Appeals

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

Dec 10th 2018, 12:05 AM 90,162 Views 100 Comments

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
# Clamping Down
# Clamping Down

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

Sep 4th 2018, 12:05 AM 44,294 Views 46 Comments

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
# Tensions
# Tensions

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

Jan 28th 2018, 10:00 PM 59,297 Views 157 Comments

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
# Parking Complaints
# Parking Complaints

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

Jan 14th 2018, 7:45 AM 27,040 Views 28 Comments

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
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

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

Dec 31st 2017, 6:00 AM 29,965 Views 20 Comments

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
# Clamping Down
# Clamping Down

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

Dec 13th 2017, 6:05 AM 39,257 Views 41 Comments

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
# Clamped
# Clamped

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

Oct 11th 2017, 12:05 AM 23,849 Views 95 Comments

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
# Clampers
# Clampers

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

Aug 17th 2017, 12:05 AM 28,497 Views 63 Comments

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
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

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

Aug 10th 2017, 12:05 AM 56,655 Views 120 Comments

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
# Clampers
# Clampers

Long-awaited clamping regulations to begin next week

May 27th 2017, 6:06 AM 24,364 Views 27 Comments

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
# Yellow Discs Of Doom

Poll: Should clamping charges in Dublin be reduced?

May 17th 2017, 9:43 AM 18,631 Views 85 Comments

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
# Park And Ride
# Park And Ride

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

Nov 24th 2016, 10:39 PM 61,486 Views 99 Comments

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

# clampers - Monday 13 April, 2015

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

Oh nothing, just the clampers getting towed away in Dublin

Apr 13th 2015, 2:30 PM 4,012 Views 3 Comments

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

# clampers - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Are clampers allowed park illegally?
# Blurred Double Yellow Lines
# Blurred Double Yellow Lines

Are clampers allowed park illegally?

Nov 15th 2014, 8:30 PM 27,229 Views 29 Comments

Yes. They can.

# clampers - Monday 20 October, 2014

Nine complaints a day made against Dublin clampers
# Clamp Happy
# Clamp Happy

Nine complaints a day made against Dublin clampers

Oct 20th 2014, 7:00 AM 8,932 Views 18 Comments

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
# Strike
# Strike

Dublin clampers vote in favour of industrial action over pay dispute

Mar 10th 2014, 6:48 PM 13,175 Views 69 Comments

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
# On Stike?
# On Stike?

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

Mar 8th 2014, 9:56 AM 9,075 Views 67 Comments

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

# clampers - Thursday 9 January, 2014

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

The Viking Splash Tour fell foul of the clampers

Jan 9th 2014, 10:30 PM 4,288 Views 1 Comment

Whoops.

# clampers - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Clampers get clamped in Dublin
# Gotcha
From The Daily Edge
# Gotcha

Clampers get clamped in Dublin

Jul 11th 2013, 9:00 AM 27,530 Views 54 Comments

Well, this is embarrassing.

# clampers - Thursday 11 April, 2013

11 people who aren't very big fans of clampers
# Clamp Support
From The Daily Edge
# Clamp Support

11 people who aren't very big fans of clampers

Apr 11th 2013, 6:00 PM 28,042 Views 57 Comments

Talk about being caught rapid.

# clampers - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

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

PIC: Not even the trees are safe from the clampers

Apr 10th 2013, 4:30 PM 11,913 Views 22 Comments

Money doesn’t grow on trees you know?

# clampers - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Clamper vs. Garda Pic of the Day
# Karma
# Karma

Clamper vs. Garda Pic of the Day

Apr 4th 2013, 4:43 PM 40,296 Views 89 Comments

What goes around…

# clampers - Monday 4 February, 2013

VIDEO: Real-life Homer Simpson tries to drive a clamped car through Dublin
# D'oh!
# D'oh!

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

Feb 4th 2013, 10:11 PM 41,356 Views 70 Comments

Don’t try this at home.

# clampers - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Clampers "make no money" from clamping
# Clamping
# Clamping

Clampers "make no money" from clamping

Feb 8th 2012, 6:30 AM 8,661 Views 44 Comments

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
# Clampers
# Clampers

Varadkar to introduce tough new laws for clampers

Apr 5th 2011, 8:49 AM 1,642 Views 0 Comments

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.