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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Fireworks

All time
# Eyre Square
Woman seriously injured after being struck in the face by firework in Galway
The woman was removed from the scene by ambulance.
# Halloween
Brexit and supply chain issues have led to fewer illegal fireworks in Ireland
Gardaí have launched Operation Tombola while Customs have targeted shipments arriving into Ireland via the postal network.
Supply chains and post-Brexit paperwork in the UK may be to blame for the illegal trade in Fireworks in Ireland.
Gardaí and Customs have made seizures but in general sources said possessions have reduced.
Gardaí have launched Operation Tombola while Customs have targeted shipments arriving into Ireland via the postal network.
# Your Say
Poll: Should there be tougher penalties for using fireworks?
The sale, possession and use of fireworks in the Republic of Ireland is illegal.
# Fireworks
Concerns raised in Dublin as residents left 'terrified' over 'intimidating' use of fireworks
“Halloween is starting in August. The activity seems to get earlier each year,” one councillor said.
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.
Gardaí seize over 2,400 fireworks at premises in Dublin
Gardaí launch crackdown on firework sellers trading on social media
# Fireworks
Major spike in Halloween fire brigade call outs in Dublin
Nearly 400 calls were made to Dublin Fire Brigade last night.
# Dublin 8
Gardaí seize over 2,400 fireworks at premises in Dublin
Over 2,400 fireworks worth approximately €1,800 were discovered and seized.
# Fireworks
Gardaí launch crackdown on firework sellers trading on social media
A garda operation targeting these traders was brought in earlier than usual.
# mallow
Nearly 500 fireworks seized by gardaí as part of searches in Cork
Weapons and suspected drugs were also seized by gardaí in Mallow.
# Fireworks
Concerns raised as Dublin residents left 'petrified' over 'utter chaos' caused by fireworks
There have been multiple reports on social media in recent weeks of fireworks being let off across the city.
# Hendek
41 people injured in explosion at fireworks factory in Turkey
Up to 200 people were inside the factory but most escaped unharmed.
# celebrations
Sydney rings in New Year with fireworks display as bushfires continue to devastate communities
This year’s celebrations were overshadowed by calls to cancel the fireworks display over ongoing bushfires.
# Fireworks
'I can't explain the game!' - Lampard lost for words after eight-goal Ajax thriller
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.
# Halloween
Are you a pet owner? Here's some advice on keeping them safe and content this Halloween
With lots of loud noises going off, many people will be keeping a closer eye on their dogs and other pets.
# Safety
Halloween campaign warns public of 'life-changing injuries' caused by fireworks
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.
# Dublin
Two teenagers receive serious injuries in fireworks accident
They were rushed to hospital with arm and eye injuries.
# Fireworks
Covington set for UFC return against former welterweight champion Lawler
The pair are being targeted to headline the UFC on ESPN 5 card on 3 August.
# Fireworks
Ferguson set to face 'Cowboy' Cerrone as lightweight title picture takes shape
In his first bout since October, El Cucuy will take on one of the UFC’s most in-form fighters at 155lbs.
# Fireworks
Girl seriously injured in Cork after firework exploded in her hand
She has been brought to Cork University Hospital.
# Tultepec
'It rained fire' - At least 24 dead after explosions at Mexican fireworks factory
The victims included four firefighters and five police.
# what do you think
Poll: Should there be tougher penalties for using fireworks?
It’s currently an offence to import, ignite, throw, possess, or sell fireworks in the Republic.
# Limerick
Gardai issue Halloween warning after woman lost control of car in egg throwing incident
Gardaí also warned about the dangers associated with operating fireworks.
# Fireworks
UFC announce cracker of a main event between two former champions
Robbie Lawler and Rafael Dos Anjos will lock horns later this year in Winnipeg, Canada.
# Fireworks
31 dead and over 70 injured after huge explosion at fireworks market
The blast was said to be caused by “six pyrotechnic explosions”.
# Bonfire Night
"Everybody wants good weather tonight - I'm praying for rain"
Tonight will be one of Dublin Fire Brigade’s busiest nights of the year.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you approve of fireworks?
Fireworks are illegal in Ireland, but that won’t stop them being used across the country tonight.
# Fireworks
Are you a dog owner? Here's some advice on keeping them safe this Halloween
With lots of loud noises going off, many people will be keeping a closer eye on their dogs and other pets.
# Operation Thor
52 arrested, fireworks and drugs seized, in giant public crime crackdown in Kilkenny and Carlow
It is the ninth such concentrated day of action nationwide.
# Belfast
Man in hospital after being hit by large firework rocket at fast food restaurant
The rocket was dropped through the doorway at around 9.15pm
# Fireworks
Mario Balotelli lashes out at 'bad player' Carragher
Mario Balotelli has called Jamie Carragher a “wonderful hater” for his comments about the forward’s time at Liverpool.
# Fireworks
Central Park explosive device that "severely damaged" man's leg wasn't meant to hurt people - police
A homemade explosive device went off yesterday and left a man seriously injured.
# Fire
Fire breaks out at luxury Dubai hotel
Emergency services are at the scene.
# Fireworks
Take a break and watch this magical Disney proposal
Cue tears.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you feel safe in your local area during Halloween?
Or is it relatively quiet?
# colectiv
Fire safety 'ignored' at Romanian nightclub where blaze killed 31 and injured almost 200
It has been described as “the worst tragedy of its kind” to hit Bucharest.
# Your Say
Poll: Should Irish laws on fireworks be loosened?
It’s illegal to light fireworks without a licence. Is this too strict?
# Spain
Five killed in fireworks factory tragedy
Six people are reported to have been injured.
# Ouch!
NFL star has finger amputated after playing with fireworks
ESPN has gained access to Jason Pierre Paul’s medical reports.
# Fourth of July
Man dies after trying to launch a firework off the top of his head
The man was celebrating the fourth of July.
# RUN
Watch: You probably don't want to be this close to an exploding fireworks factory
One person was reportedly injured in the blast
# Celebrate Good Times
Happy New Year! The world has started ringing in 2015
The clock has struck midnight in several countries already.