"You Could Lose More Than Your Fingers"!
It is illegal to possess fireworks (other than small sparklers, party poppers etc) without a licence.
The penalty for offences are very severe. Simply having illegal fireworks in your possession can result in a fine of up to €10,000 whereas one is liable to the same fine and/or five years' imprisonment for possession of illegal fireworks with intent to sell or supply.
Igniting the fireworks or throwing an ignited firework at a person or property is also liable to the same severe penalties
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*Update - National “Slow Down” day 24th - 25th October 2014 - October Bank Holiday 2014
Reminder - Drivers to slow down and use dipped headlights #sdlugarda
Final Figures for National "Slow Down" Day/Operation Slowdown October Bank Holiday Nationwide -
Further details and October Bank Holiday 2014 Press Release ...
122,421 - vehicles checked
944 - travelling in excess of speed limit
FAI Cup Final 2014 - Information for match attendees
Can the Saints end their Cup misery?
Will the Candystripes deprive them again?
KO on Lansdowne Road is 3.30pm
Please click through for match information
Administrative Filter in respect of Garda Vetting Unit Disclosures
On March 31st 2014, the Minister for Justice and Equality implemented an administrative filter to be applied to all Garda Vetting applications. The administrative filter is a new procedure being applied by the Garda Central Vetting Unit to allow certain minor convictions over 7 years old to be removed from disclosures.
Number of Garda Vetting applications processed:
Week ending 24th October 2014: 6,072
Total Year to Date: 262,314
The administrative filter is available for your information here
The process for obtaining Garda Vetting is as set out in thislink
Anniversary Mass for Deceased Members of An Garda Síochána 2014
This Anniversary Mass will be celebrated at Holy Family Church, Aughrim Street, Dublin 7 at 11.00am on Thursday, the 20th November 2014.
Community Alert Awareness Month 2014 commenced on the 1/10/14 and runs until 31/10/14
Community Alert Awareness month is an ideal opportunity for all of us to:
• Make a difference by joining your local Community Alert organisation. As a volunteer, you can help build a strong network of friends and neighbours who can help one another in times of need.
• Help with crime prevention in your neighbourhood.
• Make your community a safer and better place to grow old.
Full details on the Community Alert Month ...
Gardaí are seeking owners for property in their possession
Gardaí in Pearse Street, Ballymun and Anglesea Street and are seeking owners for the following property in their possession. The property is varied and includes bikes, cameras, purses, phones etc.
If you are the owner of any of this property, please use contact details as outlined with the photo of the property
Click here to see pictures of recovered cycles in Pearse Street
Click here to see pictures of recovered items in Ballymun
Click here to see pictures of recovered items in Anglesea Street
Please click here to see BIKES in Garda possession
Please click here to see ALL OTHER property recovered
Safer Roads for Dublin Campaign October – November 2014 - New campaign to make Dublin roads safer.
Pedestrians are the most vulnerable road user group in Dublin, accounting for 8 out of the 18 road deaths to date.
Road fatalities have reduced significantly in the Dublin Region in recent years however Pedestrians still remain the single biggest group to die on Dublin roads. Since 2008, nearly 2 out of every 5 fatal road traffic collisions involved a pedestrian losing their life. To date in 2014, 8 of the 18 road fatalities were pedestrians.
Further details of the campaign ...
The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims 2014
The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims is on Sunday, the 16th November 2014 in the Ennell Suite, Bloomfield House Hotel, Mullingar, Westmeath at 2.00pm.
National Metal Theft Forum held on the 23/10/14
The "National Metal Theft Forum" meeting was held at DMR Regional Office, Garda HQ, Harcourt Square on Thursday 23rd October 2014.
This is an integral part of the Garda National Metal Theft Prevention & Reduction Strategy and is regarded by all as an ideal opportunity for sectors affected by 'Metal Theft' crime to share experiences and best practices at a strategic level.
Futher details and advice leaflets on metal Theft ...
The first Limerick Garda Divisional Youth Awards 2014
Application Form to be submitted to By Friday 31st October 2014.
The first Limerick Garda Divisional Youth Awards will take place this year on 27th November 2014 at the Woodlands House Hotel when nine young people will be honoured for their volunteering work within the community in Limerick city and county.
The awards are designed to acknowledge the volunteering endeavours of young people from Limerick between the ages of 14 years and 19 years.
Application Form to be submitted to By Friday 31st October 2014
Further information and application form ....
Ballymun Garda Appeal - Stolen Jewellery
A large amount of jewellery was taken from a dwelling on the Northside of Dublin on the 30th August 2014.
Among the Items stolen were necklaces, watches, earrings and bracelets.
If you have any information regarding this stolen property contact Ballymun Garda Station on 01 666 4400
Photographs of the items are available here
Guide to Cancellations of Fixed Charge Notice
Anyone receiving a Fixed Charge Notice (FCN) from An Garda Síochána can apply to have it cancelled. This guide explains the grounds on which such an application can be made and how to make the application.
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Proposed temporarily closure of Clonshaugh Road & Baskin Lane, Cloghran, Co. Dublin
Fingal County Council gives notice that it intends to temporarily close Clonshaugh Road and Baskin Lane (200m length nearest Clonshaugh Road).
Local access will be facilitated at all times and extensive diversion and information signage will be in place.
Further information and dates of closures...
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