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Dublin City Council 01-2222222
Top ten tips for a safe Halloween

1 If you see material such as pallets, tyres and old furniture being hoarded in advance of Halloween please email
2 Go along to one of the City Council's organised events.
3 Do not leave material lying around that may be taken for a bonfire. Many garage or garden shed items such as petrol, white spirits, diesel, aerosols, batteries, tins of paint, bottles and tyres are especially dangerous if set on fire.
4 Explain the dangers of illegal fireworks and bonfires to children and teenagers.

5 Stay a safe distance from bonfires and fireworks – wind can carry sparks long distances and cause permanent injuries and scars.
6 Stay with your children and escort them on 'trick-or-treat' visits, parties and events.
7 Keep dangerous substances such as oil, petrol and diesel away from fires or fireworks.
8 Do not buy, use or supply fireworks.
9 Respect the Emergency Services, Council staff and the Gardaí in doing their jobs.

10 Keep pets indoors on Halloween night.

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