Friday 24 March 2017

120 call outs for Cork’s bonfire night

The fire service in Cork said it dealt with more than 120 call during the city’s traditional bonfire night.

There were a small number of public order incidents, but most passed off without trouble.

Fire crews were accompanied by Gardaí, in case of public disturbances..

The city council spent around €30,000 organising a number of civic fun nights at locations across the city.

But there were dozens of unauthorised bonfires and it was to these the fire service responded.

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