Government Faces Calls To Scrap M50 Toll As €140m Collected Last Year

A midlands TD is making the call.

The government's being urged to consider ending M50 charges - after its toll revenue rose by 13 per cent last year. 

Transport Minister Eamon Ryan says the motorway took in €140 million in charges last year. 

That compares to less than €124 million in 2020 - while it's taken in €1.2 billion in tolls over the past decade.

Aontú leader and Meath-West TD Peadar Tóibín thinks it's time to consider scrapping the charges:

These commuters say it should be reduced or removed entirely;

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