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Bonfire party ruins green

RESIDENTS in the Croftwood area of Ballyfermot are outraged after their green area was wrecked by a bonfire.

Last Thursday a number of youths gathered in the area and set a rubbish pile alight.

They left bottles and cans behind them and the council were contacted to clean up the mess urgently because of fears that the green area would become a regular haunt for drinking parties of this type.

"This was an unusual thing to happen during the summer months as it is something residents usually see at Halloween, so it is important that it doesn't become an ongoing problem," said a source.