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Concerns raised in Dublin as residents left 'terrified' over 'intimidating' use of fireworks
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Concerns raised in Dublin as residents left 'terrified' over 'intimidating' use of fireworks

Aug 26th 2021, 12:05 AM 52,768 Views 55 Comments
  • The sale, possession and use of fireworks in the Republic of Ireland is illegal.
  • There's been reports of fireworks being let off in various areas of the city as early as a few weeks ago.
  • Fireworks are often imported illegally across the border from Northern Ireland for use here.
Major spike in Halloween fire brigade call outs in Dublin
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Major spike in Halloween fire brigade call outs in Dublin

Nov 1st 2020, 4:40 PM 39,448 Views 31 Comments

Nearly 400 calls were made to Dublin Fire Brigade last night.

Gardaí seize over 2,400 fireworks at premises in Dublin
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Gardaí seize over 2,400 fireworks at premises in Dublin

Oct 17th 2020, 10:02 AM 37,145 Views 24 Comments

Over 2,400 fireworks worth approximately €1,800 were discovered and seized.

Gardaí launch crackdown on firework sellers trading on social media
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Gardaí launch crackdown on firework sellers trading on social media

Sep 29th 2020, 6:30 AM 18,704 Views 22 Comments

A garda operation targeting these traders was brought in earlier than usual.

Nearly 500 fireworks seized by gardaí as part of searches in Cork
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Nearly 500 fireworks seized by gardaí as part of searches in Cork

Sep 6th 2020, 4:00 PM 29,565 Views 31 Comments

Weapons and suspected drugs were also seized by gardaí in Mallow.

Concerns raised as Dublin residents left 'petrified' over 'utter chaos' caused by fireworks
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Concerns raised as Dublin residents left 'petrified' over 'utter chaos' caused by fireworks

Sep 2nd 2020, 6:10 AM 141,119 Views 43 Comments

There have been multiple reports on social media in recent weeks of fireworks being let off across the city.

41 people injured in explosion at fireworks factory in Turkey
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41 people injured in explosion at fireworks factory in Turkey

Jul 3rd 2020, 3:08 PM 7,735 Views 6 Comments

Up to 200 people were inside the factory but most escaped unharmed.

Sydney rings in New Year with fireworks display as bushfires continue to devastate communities
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Sydney rings in New Year with fireworks display as bushfires continue to devastate communities

Dec 31st 2019, 5:31 PM 20,695 Views 49 Comments

This year’s celebrations were overshadowed by calls to cancel the fireworks display over ongoing bushfires.

'I can't explain the game!' - Lampard lost for words after eight-goal Ajax thriller
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'I can't explain the game!' - Lampard lost for words after eight-goal Ajax thriller

Nov 5th 2019, 11:15 PM 9,410 Views 11 Comments

The Blues boss was none too impressed with his side’s defending but was bowled over by the action served up by the two teams.

Are you a pet owner? Here's some advice on keeping them safe and content this Halloween
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Are you a pet owner? Here's some advice on keeping them safe and content this Halloween

Oct 28th 2019, 6:30 AM 13,503 Views 6 Comments

With lots of loud noises going off, many people will be keeping a closer eye on their dogs and other pets.

Halloween campaign warns public of 'life-changing injuries' caused by fireworks
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Halloween campaign warns public of 'life-changing injuries' caused by fireworks

Oct 21st 2019, 5:30 PM 7,956 Views 14 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade’s chief fire officer has said it’s important that parents of young children know where they are and make sure they are supervised.

Two teenagers receive serious injuries in fireworks accident
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Two teenagers receive serious injuries in fireworks accident

Sep 21st 2019, 1:54 PM 37,961 Views 36 Comments

They were rushed to hospital with arm and eye injuries.

Covington set for UFC return against former welterweight champion Lawler
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Covington set for UFC return against former welterweight champion Lawler

Jun 25th 2019, 1:51 PM 4,742 Views 4 Comments

The pair are being targeted to headline the UFC on ESPN 5 card on 3 August.

Ferguson set to face 'Cowboy' Cerrone as lightweight title picture takes shape
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Ferguson set to face 'Cowboy' Cerrone as lightweight title picture takes shape

May 12th 2019, 11:39 AM 4,109 Views 3 Comments

In his first bout since October, El Cucuy will take on one of the UFC’s most in-form fighters at 155lbs.

Girl seriously injured in Cork after firework exploded in her hand
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Girl seriously injured in Cork after firework exploded in her hand

Oct 7th 2018, 5:07 PM 30,589 Views 24 Comments

She has been brought to Cork University Hospital.

'It rained fire' - At least 24 dead after explosions at Mexican fireworks factory
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'It rained fire' - At least 24 dead after explosions at Mexican fireworks factory

Jul 6th 2018, 10:46 AM 7,275 Views 4 Comments

The victims included four firefighters and five police.

Poll: Should there be tougher penalties for using fireworks?
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Poll: Should there be tougher penalties for using fireworks?

Nov 1st 2017, 8:45 AM 20,800 Views 57 Comments

It’s currently an offence to import, ignite, throw, possess, or sell fireworks in the Republic.

Gardai issue Halloween warning after woman lost control of car in egg throwing incident
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Gardai issue Halloween warning after woman lost control of car in egg throwing incident

Oct 24th 2017, 7:29 PM 23,888 Views 54 Comments

Gardaí also warned about the dangers associated with operating fireworks.

UFC announce cracker of a main event between two former champions
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UFC announce cracker of a main event between two former champions

Oct 12th 2017, 5:52 PM 6,994 Views 12 Comments

Robbie Lawler and Rafael Dos Anjos will lock horns later this year in Winnipeg, Canada.

31 dead and over 70 injured after huge explosion at fireworks market
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31 dead and over 70 injured after huge explosion at fireworks market

Dec 21st 2016, 7:17 AM 13,882 Views 2 Comments

The blast was said to be caused by “six pyrotechnic explosions”.

"Everybody wants good weather tonight - I'm praying for rain"
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"Everybody wants good weather tonight - I'm praying for rain"

Oct 31st 2016, 11:24 AM 22,011 Views 32 Comments

Tonight will be one of Dublin Fire Brigade’s busiest nights of the year.

Poll: Do you approve of fireworks?
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Poll: Do you approve of fireworks?

Oct 31st 2016, 10:26 AM 25,460 Views 63 Comments

Fireworks are illegal in Ireland, but that won’t stop them being used across the country tonight.

Are you a dog owner? Here's some advice on keeping them safe this Halloween
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Are you a dog owner? Here's some advice on keeping them safe this Halloween

Oct 23rd 2016, 9:30 AM 16,179 Views 23 Comments

With lots of loud noises going off, many people will be keeping a closer eye on their dogs and other pets.

52 arrested, fireworks and drugs seized, in giant public crime crackdown in Kilkenny and Carlow
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52 arrested, fireworks and drugs seized, in giant public crime crackdown in Kilkenny and Carlow

Oct 19th 2016, 9:24 PM 24,862 Views 31 Comments

It is the ninth such concentrated day of action nationwide.

Man in hospital after being hit by large firework rocket at fast food restaurant
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Man in hospital after being hit by large firework rocket at fast food restaurant

Oct 15th 2016, 12:25 PM 11,797 Views 12 Comments

The rocket was dropped through the doorway at around 9.15pm

Mario Balotelli lashes out at 'bad player' Carragher
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Mario Balotelli lashes out at 'bad player' Carragher

Sep 3rd 2016, 8:12 PM 14,172 Views 23 Comments

Mario Balotelli has called Jamie Carragher a “wonderful hater” for his comments about the forward’s time at Liverpool.

Central Park explosive device that "severely damaged" man's leg wasn't meant to hurt people - police
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Central Park explosive device that "severely damaged" man's leg wasn't meant to hurt people - police

Jul 4th 2016, 9:29 AM 32,035 Views 11 Comments

A homemade explosive device went off yesterday and left a man seriously injured.

Fire breaks out at luxury Dubai hotel
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Fire breaks out at luxury Dubai hotel

Dec 31st 2015, 9:09 PM 60,637 Views 97 Comments

Emergency services are at the scene.

Take a break and watch this magical Disney proposal
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Take a break and watch this magical Disney proposal

Dec 4th 2015, 11:00 AM 11,590 Views 13 Comments

Cue tears.

Poll: Do you feel safe in your local area during Halloween?
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Poll: Do you feel safe in your local area during Halloween?

Nov 1st 2015, 12:27 PM 24,543 Views 56 Comments

Or is it relatively quiet?

Fire safety 'ignored' at Romanian nightclub where blaze killed 31 and injured almost 200
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Fire safety 'ignored' at Romanian nightclub where blaze killed 31 and injured almost 200

Oct 31st 2015, 7:57 PM 33,106 Views 27 Comments

It has been described as “the worst tragedy of its kind” to hit Bucharest.

Poll: Should Irish laws on fireworks be loosened?
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Poll: Should Irish laws on fireworks be loosened?

Oct 23rd 2015, 9:50 AM 20,933 Views 92 Comments

It’s illegal to light fireworks without a licence. Is this too strict?

Five killed in fireworks factory tragedy
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Five killed in fireworks factory tragedy

Aug 31st 2015, 11:47 PM 14,243 Views 3 Comments

Six people are reported to have been injured.

NFL star has finger amputated after playing with fireworks
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NFL star has finger amputated after playing with fireworks

Jul 9th 2015, 9:16 AM 5,654 Views 2 Comments

ESPN has gained access to Jason Pierre Paul’s medical reports.

Man dies after trying to launch a firework off the top of his head
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Man dies after trying to launch a firework off the top of his head

Jul 6th 2015, 9:37 AM 33,487 Views 64 Comments

The man was celebrating the fourth of July.

Watch: You probably don't want to be this close to an exploding fireworks factory
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Watch: You probably don't want to be this close to an exploding fireworks factory

Jan 5th 2015, 11:25 AM 9,370 Views 13 Comments

One person was reportedly injured in the blast

Happy New Year! The world has started ringing in 2015
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Happy New Year! The world has started ringing in 2015

Dec 31st 2014, 7:17 PM 16,628 Views 10 Comments

The clock has struck midnight in several countries already.

This 1984 memo to the Taoiseach is why you can't buy bangers at Halloween
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This 1984 memo to the Taoiseach is why you can't buy bangers at Halloween

Dec 27th 2014, 7:45 AM 17,890 Views 16 Comments

You can buy all the toy gun caps you like though.

Two bodies found after English fireworks factory blaze
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Two bodies found after English fireworks factory blaze

Oct 31st 2014, 5:15 PM 30,811 Views 21 Comments

Five people were injured in the blaze.

"I'm not dampening all the fun, but parents need to be sensible" - Minister
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"I'm not dampening all the fun, but parents need to be sensible" - Minister

Oct 31st 2014, 7:30 AM 5,678 Views 7 Comments

Alan Kelly has something to say about Halloween.

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