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# Fireworks

All time
# State Papers
This 1984 memo to the Taoiseach is why you can't buy bangers at Halloween
You can buy all the toy gun caps you like though.
# Fireworks
Two bodies found after English fireworks factory blaze
Five people were injured in the blaze.
# Safety First
"I'm not dampening all the fun, but parents need to be sensible" - Minister
Alan Kelly has something to say about Halloween.
# spooked
Your pets hate Halloween - here's how to make them feel better
It can be a very stressful and potentially dangerous time for your pets.
# warning
'On Saturday morning, some parent will be very sorry that their child played with fireworks'
Two government ministers are warning against illegal firework use this Halloween.
# skainos centre
Stones and fireworks thrown at police outside talk by former IRA bomber
The talk was being given by Patrick Magee on the Newtownards Road. Police were injured in the incident.
# ooohhhh
These 'daytime fireworks' will blow your mind
In a small way.
# bright spark
Insane break-dancer dances with fireworks attached to his feet
Baby you’re a fiiiiire work.
# hello 2014
PICS: Here's how Ireland welcomed in 2014
How did you usher in the New Year?
# Halloween
Illegal fireworks seized in Clare
Around €2,000 worth of fireworks found in a house in Shannon.
# Things that go bump
There are some people who are really scared on Halloween - here's why
A number of groups are reminding the public to keep an eye out for older people and animals today.
# Halloween
Warning over fireworks danger - and €10,000 fine for using them illegally
Meanwhile, Greyhound is asking people to be vigilant in case their bins are targeted during the Halloween period.
# lovely
This father/daughter duet will melt your frozen heart
She’s four years old, and she’s hearing fireworks.
# danger! high voltage
ESB investigating cause of dramatic-looking electrical fire
No-one was hurt in the incident, which lasted about half an hour last night. Fifteen ESB customers were left without power overnight
# Fireworks
So, Katy Perry is playing in Ballinspittle this weekend
“In Liam Hurley’s field opposite the church.”
# Damp squib
Fireworks in the US have shrunk over decades
Urban sprawl means organisers have to rein it in.
# Independence Day
28 injured at US fireworks display
Revellers in a California park were hospitalised after a platform holding fireworks tipped over.
# Canada
Two dead after explosion at fireworks factory
Around 150 firefighters battled the flames to bring them under control.
# Arrests
Two arrested as fireworks and drug paraphernalia found in Down
A de-activated firearm was also found in the search following the arrest of a man and woman.
# Boston
Three charged with Boston bombing cover-up
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.
# 2013
Take a look at Sydney's amazing fireworks display
It is now 1 January, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. This is how they welcomed it.
# Ah here
In Pics: So this is what a pre-New Year's Eve fireworks display looks like
It’s not even midnight in Sydney yet and this is what they’re doing.
# Meteors
Geminid meteors to rain on Ireland tonight
Stargazers will be able to see a shooting star per minute without the use of a telescope or binoculars.
# Halloween
Fire service attends 500 incidents despite anti social behaviour
Emergency service vehicles were stoned and an ambush was set up in the Spencer Dock area in Dublin last night.
# Halloween
Justice Minister confirms extra security measures for Halloween
Alan Shatter has outlined additional measures being taken to tackle anti-social behaviour on Halloween.
# Attack
Firefighters come under bottle and firework attack as they attend scene
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?
Need a break from the Olympic games this weekend? Here’s what else is going on…
# New York
Three children dead after New York yacht capsizes
The children died after a yacht full of people watching fireworks capsized off Long Island on 4 July.
# Stop Shooting
Utah governor issues firearms appeal over fires
Thousands of people were evacuated from their homes on Friday due to blaze officials say was accidentally sparked by target shooters.
# Fireworks
Artist creates incredible display of daytime fireworks
Onlookers were amazed by a daytime fireworks display created by Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang, who controlled the explosions using a computer.
# Crash
Fireworks display under investigation following UK crash
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.
# Work Can Wait
WATCH: €7,000 of fireworks let off all at once... by accident
Residents of of Oban in Scotland thought their town’s display was the best ever, until it ended after just 50 seconds.
# M5
Seven confirmed dead after M5 crash, as search for bodies concludes
Police have finished sifting through the wreckage and have confirmed that no further bodies have been found.
# maverick
Why always me? Well, here's 15 reasons why, Mario
Man City’s controversial striker has been in the headlines of late – not for the first time.
# He Crazy
Mario Balotelli gets serious about fireworks safety, obviously
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.