Clamping company DCPS was set a target by Dublin City Council to clamp 60,000 vehicles a year. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Almost 3,000 more drivers were clamped in Dublin last year than in 2012, according to the city’s parking appeals(...)

Dublin’s parking appeals officer said clamp-release charges should be increased by more than 60 per cent to €130 to cover the cost of the service. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dublin’s most persistent parking offender has been identified after a four-year analysis of registration numbers found one car had been clamped(...)