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#Fireworks

# fireworks - All time

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

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

Dec 27th 2014, 7:45 AM 18,021 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Two bodies found after English fireworks factory blaze

Oct 31st 2014, 5:15 PM 30,829 Views 22 Comments

Five people were injured in the blaze.

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

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

Oct 31st 2014, 7:30 AM 5,704 Views 7 Comments

Alan Kelly has something to say about Halloween.

Your pets hate Halloween - here's how to make them feel better
# Spooked
# Spooked

Your pets hate Halloween - here's how to make them feel better

Oct 31st 2014, 6:45 AM 10,297 Views 9 Comments

It can be a very stressful and potentially dangerous time for your pets.

'On Saturday morning, some parent will be very sorry that their child played with fireworks'
# Warning
# Warning

'On Saturday morning, some parent will be very sorry that their child played with fireworks'

Oct 29th 2014, 1:54 PM 6,557 Views 20 Comments

Two government ministers are warning against illegal firework use this Halloween.

Stones and fireworks thrown at police outside talk by former IRA bomber
# Skainos Centre
# Skainos Centre

Stones and fireworks thrown at police outside talk by former IRA bomber

Jan 30th 2014, 10:30 PM 8,858 Views 12 Comments

The talk was being given by Patrick Magee on the Newtownards Road. Police were injured in the incident.

These 'daytime fireworks' will blow your mind
# Ooohhhh
From The Daily Edge
# Ooohhhh

These 'daytime fireworks' will blow your mind

Jan 16th 2014, 5:19 PM 2,223 Views 1 Comment

In a small way.

Insane break-dancer dances with fireworks attached to his feet
# Bright Spark
From The Daily Edge
# Bright Spark

Insane break-dancer dances with fireworks attached to his feet

Jan 3rd 2014, 5:37 PM 1,147 Views 2 Comments

Baby you’re a fiiiiire work.

PICS: Here's how Ireland welcomed in 2014
# Hello 2014
# Hello 2014

PICS: Here's how Ireland welcomed in 2014

Jan 1st 2014, 10:34 AM 37,540 Views 94 Comments

How did you usher in the New Year?

Illegal fireworks seized in Clare
# Halloween
# Halloween

Illegal fireworks seized in Clare

Oct 31st 2013, 11:36 AM 7,363 Views 26 Comments

Around €2,000 worth of fireworks found in a house in Shannon.

There are some people who are really scared on Halloween - here's why
# Things That Go Bump
# Things That Go Bump

There are some people who are really scared on Halloween - here's why

Oct 31st 2013, 6:15 AM 11,087 Views 12 Comments

A number of groups are reminding the public to keep an eye out for older people and animals today.

Warning over fireworks danger - and €10,000 fine for using them illegally
# Halloween
# Halloween

Warning over fireworks danger - and €10,000 fine for using them illegally

Oct 27th 2013, 6:30 PM 12,799 Views 52 Comments

Meanwhile, Greyhound is asking people to be vigilant in case their bins are targeted during the Halloween period.

This father/daughter duet will melt your frozen heart
# Lovely
From The Daily Edge
# Lovely

This father/daughter duet will melt your frozen heart

Sep 23rd 2013, 7:31 PM 4,475 Views 2 Comments

She’s four years old, and she’s hearing fireworks.

ESB investigating cause of dramatic-looking electrical fire
# Danger! High Voltage
# Danger! High Voltage

ESB investigating cause of dramatic-looking electrical fire

Aug 23rd 2013, 4:30 PM 15,075 Views 23 Comments

No-one was hurt in the incident, which lasted about half an hour last night. Fifteen ESB customers were left without power overnight

So, Katy Perry is playing in Ballinspittle this weekend
# Fireworks
From The Daily Edge
# Fireworks

So, Katy Perry is playing in Ballinspittle this weekend

Jul 16th 2013, 9:47 AM 2,623 Views 2 Comments

“In Liam Hurley’s field opposite the church.”

Fireworks in the US have shrunk over decades
# Damp Squib
# Damp Squib

Fireworks in the US have shrunk over decades

Jul 7th 2013, 5:30 PM 7,468 Views 7 Comments

Urban sprawl means organisers have to rein it in.

28 injured at US fireworks display
# Independence Day
# Independence Day

28 injured at US fireworks display

Jul 5th 2013, 12:41 PM 6,681 Views 13 Comments

Revellers in a California park were hospitalised after a platform holding fireworks tipped over.

Two dead after explosion at fireworks factory
# Canada
# Canada

Two dead after explosion at fireworks factory

Jun 20th 2013, 9:03 PM 5,859 Views 6 Comments

Around 150 firefighters battled the flames to bring them under control.

Two arrested as fireworks and drug paraphernalia found in Down
# Arrests
# Arrests

Two arrested as fireworks and drug paraphernalia found in Down

Jun 3rd 2013, 1:47 PM 5,250 Views 10 Comments

A de-activated firearm was also found in the search following the arrest of a man and woman.

Three charged with Boston bombing cover-up
# Boston
# Boston

Three charged with Boston bombing cover-up

May 2nd 2013, 8:00 AM 11,689 Views 121 Comments

The three teenagers – two Kazakhs and an American – appear to have been hastily trying to keep him out of trouble rather than taking part in an organised conspiracy.

Take a look at Sydney's amazing fireworks display
# 2013
# 2013

Take a look at Sydney's amazing fireworks display

Dec 31st 2012, 4:06 PM 9,418 Views 21 Comments

It is now 1 January, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. This is how they welcomed it.

In Pics: So this is what a pre-New Year's Eve fireworks display looks like
# Ah Here
# Ah Here

In Pics: So this is what a pre-New Year's Eve fireworks display looks like

Dec 31st 2012, 12:19 PM 8,725 Views 14 Comments

It’s not even midnight in Sydney yet and this is what they’re doing.

Geminid meteors to rain on Ireland tonight
# Meteors
# Meteors

Geminid meteors to rain on Ireland tonight

Dec 13th 2012, 4:33 PM 14,025 Views 19 Comments

Stargazers will be able to see a shooting star per minute without the use of a telescope or binoculars.

Fire service attends 500 incidents despite anti social behaviour
# Halloween
# Halloween

Fire service attends 500 incidents despite anti social behaviour

Nov 1st 2012, 7:40 AM 14,680 Views 100 Comments

Emergency service vehicles were stoned and an ambush was set up in the Spencer Dock area in Dublin last night.

Justice Minister confirms extra security measures for Halloween
# Halloween
# Halloween

Justice Minister confirms extra security measures for Halloween

Oct 31st 2012, 6:30 AM 6,085 Views 33 Comments

Alan Shatter has outlined additional measures being taken to tackle anti-social behaviour on Halloween.

Firefighters come under bottle and firework attack as they attend scene
# Attack
# Attack

Firefighters come under bottle and firework attack as they attend scene

Oct 15th 2012, 1:30 PM 16,916 Views 75 Comments

The three units of Dublin Fire Brigade came under attack last night as they attended a fire at O’Devaney Gardens on Dublin’s northside.

Olympics overload? What else is there to do this weekend?
# GET OUT OF THE HOUSE
# GET OUT OF THE HOUSE

Olympics overload? What else is there to do this weekend?

Aug 4th 2012, 8:15 AM 5,538 Views 31 Comments

Need a break from the Olympic games this weekend? Here’s what else is going on…

Three children dead after New York yacht capsizes
# New York
# New York

Three children dead after New York yacht capsizes

Jul 5th 2012, 3:30 PM 5,662 Views 3 Comments

The children died after a yacht full of people watching fireworks capsized off Long Island on 4 July.

Utah governor issues firearms appeal over fires
# Stop Shooting
# Stop Shooting

Utah governor issues firearms appeal over fires

Jun 24th 2012, 1:58 PM 3,329 Views 2 Comments

Thousands of people were evacuated from their homes on Friday due to blaze officials say was accidentally sparked by target shooters.

Artist creates incredible display of daytime fireworks
# Fireworks
From The Daily Edge
# Fireworks

Artist creates incredible display of daytime fireworks

Dec 14th 2011, 11:34 AM 481 Views 0 Comments

Onlookers were amazed by a daytime fireworks display created by Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang, who controlled the explosions using a computer.

Fireworks display under investigation following UK crash
# Crash
# Crash

Fireworks display under investigation following UK crash

Nov 7th 2011, 10:53 AM 652 Views 0 Comments

Police are investigating the possibility that black smoke seen on the M5 may have been connected to a fireworks display at a nearby rugby club.

WATCH: €7,000 of fireworks let off all at once... by accident
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

WATCH: €7,000 of fireworks let off all at once... by accident

Nov 7th 2011, 9:39 AM 2,816 Views 8 Comments

Residents of of Oban in Scotland thought their town’s display was the best ever, until it ended after just 50 seconds.

Seven confirmed dead after M5 crash, as search for bodies concludes
# M5
# M5

Seven confirmed dead after M5 crash, as search for bodies concludes

Nov 6th 2011, 10:58 AM 708 Views 0 Comments

Police have finished sifting through the wreckage and have confirmed that no further bodies have been found.

Why always me? Well, here's 15 reasons why, Mario
# Maverick
From The42
# Maverick

Why always me? Well, here's 15 reasons why, Mario

Oct 25th 2011, 4:55 PM 1,339 Views 0 Comments

Man City’s controversial striker has been in the headlines of late – not for the first time.

Mario Balotelli gets serious about fireworks safety, obviously
# He Crazy
From The42
# He Crazy

Mario Balotelli gets serious about fireworks safety, obviously

Oct 25th 2011, 12:14 PM 851 Views 0 Comments

Days after setting his house on fire during an ill-conceived rocket launch, the maverick striker has become a fireworks safety ambassador for the city of Manchester.