Prize draw introduced to encourage local shopping

Donegal County Council has stopped short of offering free parking in a number of town across the county but a draw is being introduced in effort to encourage people to shop local.

There have been calls for free parking in Donegal Town, Ballyshannon and the Twin Towns but instead those paying for parking will be able to sign the back of their ticket and be entered into a draw for 8,000 euro.

Stranorlar Area Councillor Martin Harley says that while he would have favoured free parking, businesses seem content with the compromise: