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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…

With Halloween just around the corner, Gardaí say that injuries happen every year due to fireworks. Fireworks are a hot issue each year with some instances of injury and damage to property including this month where a firework was thrown at a young child in Sligo Town. Purchasing and owning…

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,…