Kerry Gardai step up attempts to prevent importation of illegal fireworks

Gardai in Kerry have stepped up attempts to prevent the importation of illegal fireworks in the run up to Halloween. It’s part of a nationwide Gardai campaign, Operation Tombola, which is designed to detect and prevent the organised importation for sale of fireworks.The importation for sale of fireworks, without licence, is illegal any anybody found in possession is liable for criminal prosecution. Gardai in the county are also warning that many illegally imported fireworks come from dubious origins and their safety may be compromised.