People looking forward to Halloween activities are being reminded that unlicensed fireworks are illegal, dangerous and can cause “significant distress” to others. Insp Aonghus Hussey of the Garda National Community Engagement Bureau said the force intends to clamp down on sale and supply of fireworks in addition to unsupervised bonfires.
It is an offence to possess, sell or light an unlicensed firework. Penalties imposed can be as high as €10,000, with up to five years in prison if convicted. Rottweiler Happy Halloween Bleached Shirt . The Garda’s Operation Tombola will be active across the country in the lead up to Halloween to prevent public disorder and anti-social behaviour linked to the holiday, said Insp Hussey. Community gardaí will engage with young people in an effort to prevent anti-social behaviour, while there will be a noticeable Garda presence around communities on October 31st, he said.