Firework warning ahead of Halloween

The acting chief fire officer in Sligo is warning people not to use fireworks this Halloween.

Marian Coakley says malfunctioning fireworks have led to life changing injuries in the past.

Every year people present with serious injuries in hospital sustained as a result of using fireworks.

Marian Coakley says fireworks are illegal to purchase in Ireland which means they may not be upto safety standards.