Halloween Fireworks for Sale

EXHIBITION : HALLOWEEN

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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
  • Contributor
    Eamon 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.

  • Information

    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
  • 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
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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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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