Republic of Ireland Law
Republic of Ireland Law Questions Answered by Experts
1. Once you pay the fee to the pound, there will be no difficulty in getting the car towed away. Obviously, without insurance, you cannot drive it away from the pound. So get the mechanic to come bye the pound after you pay the necessary fee and there will be no problem in removing the car from the pound. Secondly, there will not necessarily be court if you were merely towed because of a parking fine. It is only if your car was impounded for non possession of insurance that you will have problems. The Gardai have a statutory power to impound any car without insurance and to take it off the road. The car is then only released once insurance has been produced by the driver. However, the outcome here depends upon what you got towed for. If you want to provide additional details, I will assist further.