We will be liaising with local authorities and fire services to identify and remove stockpiled bonfire materials and abandoned vehicles,” said Insp Hussey. Minister for Justice Heather Humphrey emphasised the “significant distress” fireworks can cause communities, particularly older people and those with sensory problems. She noted that the rules around the sale of fireworks are “somewhat more relaxed” in Northern Ireland, but warned the rules this side of the Border are clear. Dublin city’s chief fire office, Dennis Keeley, said firefighters have seen “the catastrophic consequences and . . . devastation fireworks can have on people Happy Halloween Cat Moon Bleached Shirt. Meanwhile, Conor Dowling, chief inspector with the Irish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals encouraged pet owners to keep scared animals indoors when fireworks could be heard.