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# Halloween
Illegal fireworks seized in Clare
Around €2,000 worth of fireworks found in a house in Shannon.

THERE WILL BE fewer bangers going off in the Co Clare town of Shannon tonight after gardai seized a large quantity of fireworks there.

Gardai from the Shannon Detective Unit found €2,000 worth of fireworks in a house in the Rossbracken estate in the town during a planned search yesterday evening.

The fireworks seizure was part of Operation Tombola, aimed at clamping down on the illegal sale of fireworks ahead of Halloween tonight.

Some of the fireworks seized:


Images: Garda press office

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