Cork University Hospital made over €2.5m from car parking charges in 2019

The €11.7m national figure is slightly down compared to 2017, when €12.8m was earned at 33 of the country's public hospitals.

Cork University Hospital made over €2.5m from car parking charges in 2019

The HSE made almost €12m from hospital parking charges last year.

The €11.7m figure is slightly down compared to 2017, when €12.8m was earned at 33 of the country's public hospitals.

According to the Sunday Independent, parking fees at Dublin hospitals were the highest, with the Mater charging €15 per day.

Cork University Hospital made the most, collecting €2.6m from visitors, followed by Galway University Hospital on €1.4m and University Hospital Waterford on €1.2m.

In 2018, Health Minister Simon Harris ordered a review of car parking fees at Irish hospitals.

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