Leitrim councillor angry over online parking at Dromod railway station

Older people are being discriminated against by Iarnród Éireann, according to a Leitrim councillor.

Councillor Seán McGowan’s comments come after online only parking was introduced at Dromod Railway Station’s car park, including in the recent extension.

According to the councillor, some older people may not have a smart phone or computer, and might not know how to buy a ticket online.

The matter was raised by at Monday’s meeting of the municipal district, and a decision was made to contact Irish Rail and ask them to reconsider.

Speaking to Shannonside FM Councillor McGowan says people are upset about it.