Fireworks are illegally sold on the streets of Dublin in the run up to Halloween.
- Title Halloween Fireworks for Sale
- 1st Broadcast 31/10/1986
- ContributorEamon O Muiri (Reporter)
- Clip Duration 00:04:04
- Material Type Video
- Series title Evening Extra
- Clip title Halloween Fireworks for Sale
- Extended description
An 'Evening Extra' report on the sale of fireworks on the streets of Dublin. Reporter Eamon O Muiri goes to Henry Street in Dublin city to observe local women selling fireworks and rockets illegally on the street. He buys a range of fireworks and talks to two women sellers about the dangers involved with fireworks, bangers and rockets. Fireworks can be confiscated from both the buyers and the sellers.
An item from the RTÉ series 'Evening Extra' which was broadcast in 1986 and 1987.
Halloween (a shortening of All Hallows’ Evening) is a yearly holiday observed around the world on October 31, the night before All Saints' Day incorporates traditions from pagan harvest festivals and festivals honouring the dead, particularly the Celtic Samhain.
- Local keywords Halloween, Fireworks, Street Traders, Dublin, Henry Street
- Geographical coverage Dublin, Ireland
- Genre News
- Topic National Holidays, Festivals, Anniversaries, Annual Events
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ One
- Production year 1986
- Country of production IRELAND
- Original identifier P371/00086
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Colour
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used English (eng)
- Original language English (eng)
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