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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 52,785 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.
Teenage boy arrested and charged over Halloween fire at building in Oldcastle, Meath
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Teenage boy arrested and charged over Halloween fire at building in Oldcastle, Meath

Nov 3rd 2020, 3:16 PM 24,013 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened on Halloween night.

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.

Quiz: How well do you know these Halloween traditions?
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Quiz: How well do you know these Halloween traditions?

Oct 31st 2020, 10:00 PM 53,641 Views 7 Comments

Test your knowledge.

From the Bram Stoker Festival to spooky tours of Dublin - here are some online events to keep you busy this Halloween
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From the Bram Stoker Festival to spooky tours of Dublin - here are some online events to keep you busy this Halloween

Oct 31st 2020, 11:00 AM 19,508 Views 13 Comments

With Level 5 restrictions in place, many Halloween events have moved online.

The winners (and some other excellent entries) to our Just Eat pumpkin carving competition
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The winners (and some other excellent entries) to our Just Eat pumpkin carving competition

Oct 31st 2020, 9:30 AM 38,061 Views 15 Comments

Your skills are remarkable.

Poll: What's the correct way to slice a barmbrack?
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Poll: What's the correct way to slice a barmbrack?

Oct 31st 2020, 9:09 AM 36,943 Views 27 Comments

Among many traditions for Oíche Shamhna is the barmbrack.

Quiz: How well do you know these ghosts?
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Quiz: How well do you know these ghosts?

Oct 30th 2020, 9:30 PM 46,552 Views 12 Comments

Do you know your Stinky from your Stretch?

Storm Aiden: Orange wind warning tomorrow with gusts of up to 130km for 12 counties expected
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Storm Aiden: Orange wind warning tomorrow with gusts of up to 130km for 12 counties expected

Updated Oct 30th 2020, 8:20 PM 159,512 Views 36 Comments

A weather advisory for the entire country will be in place from 9pm tonight until 6pm on Monday.

Poll: Have you carved a pumpkin for Halloween this year?
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Poll: Have you carved a pumpkin for Halloween this year?

Oct 30th 2020, 8:30 AM 34,652 Views 50 Comments

We’re just a day out from the spookiest night of the year.

Spooky skies: Rare blue moon to shine over Ireland on Halloween
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Spooky skies: Rare blue moon to shine over Ireland on Halloween

Oct 29th 2020, 9:45 PM 45,908 Views 15 Comments

It will be the second full moon of this calendar month, making it a “Blue Moon”.

Normal Halloween celebrations are 'not going to be possible this year I'm afraid', says Holohan
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Normal Halloween celebrations are 'not going to be possible this year I'm afraid', says Holohan

Oct 27th 2020, 7:31 PM 47,625 Views 43 Comments

Kids won’t be able to call around to neighbours houses this weekend, says NPHET.

Dublin Fire Brigade dealing with 'huge increase' in callouts to bonfires compared to last year
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Dublin Fire Brigade dealing with 'huge increase' in callouts to bonfires compared to last year

Oct 27th 2020, 1:22 PM 18,095 Views 35 Comments

Station Officer Darren O’Connor said firefighters have had to deal with hundreds of fires in recent weeks.

Poll: Do you plan to watch some horror films this Halloween?
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Poll: Do you plan to watch some horror films this Halloween?

Oct 27th 2020, 8:16 AM 27,116 Views 48 Comments

We may not be able to do many things like we usually would but we can still watch some horror films this Halloween.

Poll: Have you decorated your house for Halloween?
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Poll: Have you decorated your house for Halloween?

Oct 25th 2020, 9:56 AM 44,999 Views 65 Comments

We’re less than a week off from the scariest night of the year.

Quiz: How much do you know about the colour orange?
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Quiz: How much do you know about the colour orange?

Oct 24th 2020, 10:00 PM 78,187 Views 45 Comments

Autumn leaves, dusky sunsets, pumpkins… you get the idea.

Send us a pic of your carved Hallowe'en pumpkin and win a free dinner from Just Eat
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Send us a pic of your carved Hallowe'en pumpkin and win a free dinner from Just Eat

Oct 24th 2020, 6:30 PM 24,769 Views 8 Comments

Get creative.

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.

Dublin councils move most Halloween plans online due to Covid-19
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Dublin councils move most Halloween plans online due to Covid-19

Sep 28th 2020, 9:00 PM 21,955 Views 7 Comments

It’s almost that time of year again…

NPHET says Christmas and Halloween not 'cancelled' as people advised to plan festivities in Covid-19 environment
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NPHET says Christmas and Halloween not 'cancelled' as people advised to plan festivities in Covid-19 environment

Sep 7th 2020, 8:09 PM 66,479 Views 70 Comments

Dr Ronan Glynn said messages about how to safely socialise at these times will likely be issued.

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 141,120 Views 43 Comments

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

How many Halloween-related incidents did firefighters respond to in Dublin? It's the week in numbers
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How many Halloween-related incidents did firefighters respond to in Dublin? It's the week in numbers

Nov 2nd 2019, 7:00 PM 16,704 Views 19 Comments

Plus: The number of months that the Book of Kells will be removed from public display for.

Fire fighters attacked with rocks while tackling blaze in Dublin city centre
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Fire fighters attacked with rocks while tackling blaze in Dublin city centre

Nov 1st 2019, 7:37 AM 47,435 Views 67 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade officers were targeted on Halloween night.

Dublin Fire Brigade is responding to a large number of fires across the city tonight
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Dublin Fire Brigade is responding to a large number of fires across the city tonight

Updated Oct 31st 2019, 10:50 PM 103,423 Views 83 Comments

DFB has had no reports of any firework or bonfire related injuries tonight.

Quiz: Test your knowledge of all things Halloween
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Quiz: Test your knowledge of all things Halloween

Oct 31st 2019, 7:01 PM 25,000 Views 5 Comments

Trick or treat?

McDonald's apologises for Bloody Sunday reference in Portuguese Halloween ice cream ad
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McDonald's apologises for Bloody Sunday reference in Portuguese Halloween ice cream ad

Oct 31st 2019, 2:05 PM 63,732 Views 54 Comments

The two-for-one sundae advertisements appeared in Portugal this week.

Expect a wet Halloween night if you're out trick-or-treating
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Expect a wet Halloween night if you're out trick-or-treating

Oct 31st 2019, 1:44 PM 8,831 Views 5 Comments

Going out just before dark might allow you to avoid the rain.

Stuff That Changed the World: From sarcophagus to taphophobia, the history of the coffin
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Stuff That Changed the World: From sarcophagus to taphophobia, the history of the coffin

Oct 28th 2019, 2:30 PM 13,753 Views 2 Comments

Ahead of Halloween, Simon Tierney runs us through the fascinating history of the coffin.

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.

The Irish For: Rings, cloth and matchsticks - the secrets of the bairín breac
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The Irish For: Rings, cloth and matchsticks - the secrets of the bairín breac

Oct 27th 2019, 8:30 AM 32,883 Views 9 Comments

Oíche Shamhna (Halloween) is fast approaching, which means it’s nearly time for a slice of brack.

Event Guide: Ready for Halloween? Here are some spooky events taking place over the next week From TheJournal.ie

Event Guide: Ready for Halloween? Here are some spooky events taking place over the next week

Oct 26th 2019, 9:00 AM 26,423 Views 8 Comments

A list of spooky events for the whole family taking place in the run up to Halloween.

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.

'Enough is enough': Bus and rail services to be withdrawn from anti-social behaviour 'black spots'
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'Enough is enough': Bus and rail services to be withdrawn from anti-social behaviour 'black spots'

Aug 23rd 2019, 10:32 PM 51,030 Views 63 Comments

The NBRU is calling for a Garda Public Transport Unit due to an “alarming” increase in assaults on staff.

Ireland to take 'ownership' of Halloween for new festival
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Ireland to take 'ownership' of Halloween for new festival

Jul 30th 2019, 5:47 PM 55,286 Views 39 Comments

The festival has funding for three years and is inspired by Irish mythology.

'An iconic, bucket list experience': Major international Halloween festival set for Meath this year
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'An iconic, bucket list experience': Major international Halloween festival set for Meath this year

Jan 12th 2019, 8:30 PM 35,727 Views 20 Comments

Fáilte Ireland wants to attract a further 100,000 visitors to the country through the festival as part of the Ancient East initiative.

A major new Halloween festival is tipped to be bigger than New Year's Eve
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A major new Halloween festival is tipped to be bigger than New Year's Eve

Jan 10th 2019, 4:05 PM 594 Views 1 Comment

Fáilte Ireland hopes the large-scale event in Meath will generate €12 million by 2022.

600 tonnes of bonfire material recovered by Dublin City Council over Halloween
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600 tonnes of bonfire material recovered by Dublin City Council over Halloween

Dec 4th 2018, 6:15 AM 6,152 Views 4 Comments

The council also received 600 reports regarding material stockpiling.

How many calls did Dublin Fire Brigade receive on Halloween? It's the week in numbers
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How many calls did Dublin Fire Brigade receive on Halloween? It's the week in numbers

Nov 3rd 2018, 7:00 PM 12,687 Views 8 Comments

Plus: The total amount of money raised from the Liam Miller tribute match.

The 13 greatest Irish Halloween costumes of 2018
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The 13 greatest Irish Halloween costumes of 2018

Nov 1st 2018, 2:41 PM 16,469 Views 0 Comments

Outstanding.

Cars driven onto bonfires and firework injuries: Dublin Fire Brigade received 900 calls last night
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Cars driven onto bonfires and firework injuries: Dublin Fire Brigade received 900 calls last night

Nov 1st 2018, 7:33 AM 51,540 Views 61 Comments

A full fleet of over 100 firefighters were out to cope with the callouts on one of the busiest night of the year.

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