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30th Sep 2020

Fireworks were reportedly aimed at cars and pedestrians near Stoneybatter last night

James Fenton

The prevalence of fireworks going off in Dublin appears to be a big problem in the run-up to this Halloween and last night was no different.

Fireworks were reportedly lit and aimed at cars and pedestrians in the Hanlon’s Corner area of Dublin 7 last night and a local community group has called on Gardaí to take action.

Stoneybatter Pride of Place has posted to Twitter to warn locals about the activity, writing: ‘Hello all, tonight fireworks along North Circular Road towards Hanlon’s Corner are bring fired out at cars & passers by. Please be careful and let others know if nearby. Happening across Dublin 7 & getting worse.’


They called on Gardaí and Dublin City Council to ‘advise and help’, with the incident coming on the same evening that Gardaí posted about confiscating a quantity of fireworks on the Clontarf Road…

Stoneybatter PoP went on to advise locals on how to report such activity in the coming weeks as Halloween approaches…

(header pic: Google Maps)

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