December 5, 2011, The Irish Times by OLIVIA KELLY
DUBLIN’S MARKET traders can expect huge hikes in the pitch fees they must pay to Dublin City Council from next year with some stallholders facing an increase of 600 per cent in the charge.
All street traders will see their fees rise under the new casual trading bylaws which have been drafted by the council. Most fees will jump by 50 per cent since the last review in 2007, but many traders will see a doubling and trebling of the costs.
The biggest hit will be taken by traders selling flowers outside cemeteries, who will see their costs rocket from €150 a year to €1,000.
Others facing huge rises include flower sellers on O’Connell Street, whose costs are set to go from €500 to €1,500; jewellery and accessories vendors on South Anne Street, who will have to pay €2,000, up from €1,000; and night-time food vendors, who will have to pay €6,000 up from €4,000.
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