Gardai clamp down on Halloween fireworks

A Garda operation is taking place until Halloween targeting the importation of fireworks across the border from Northern Ireland.

Sligo/Leitrim Crime Prevention Officer Jim Fox points out that possession, use and sale of fireworks is illegal in the Republic.

And he also says that as part of the garda operation, they will be paying attention to areas around schools:

He told Ocean FM News what the operation involves: