Parking, finding parking, rushing off mid sentence for fear of the wrath of the omnipresent warden, avoiding having to do any shopping in the town altogether. These are some of the things that are plaguing Longford and it's small businesses to the point of extinction.
Small shops, cafes and businesses are closing in droves leaving behind empty forlorn facades of a once busy commercial center in the midlands. Now the picture is a grim one.
And why exactly do the people of Longford and visitors to the town have to pay for parking at all? Who is making the terrible planning decisions and setting such destructive policies?