AA Issues Hallowe’en Safety Warning To Motorists And Homeowners

Ahead of Hallowe’en, AA Ireland is urging motorists to be safety conscious this year and do their part to keep our roads safe on Wednesday night. The AA is warning that the changing of the clocks at the weekend, the start of the winter season, and the presence of children trick-or-treating in estates and cul-de-sacs […]

Asthma Society Warns People In Offaly To Avoid Bonfires This Halloween

Keep your child safe from Bonfires and Fireworks this Hallowe’en – Asthma Society ~ Asthma tips – Avoid a Potentially Fatal Asthma Attack during Bonfire Season ~ ~Asthma Society warns 7,611 people in Offaly to stay clear of Bonfires and Fireworks this Hallowe’en ~ Smoke from bonfires and fireworks can lead to serious breathing difficulties […]

Dogs Trust Issue Halloween Tips For A Howling Good Time

Long-term dogs showcase their best ‘Tricks for Treats’ in an adorable video Halloween is a notoriously unsettling time for our four- legged friends, after all how are they supposed to understand all these new loud noises, bright lights and ghoulish characters calling to the door. It’s no wonder dogs are at greater risk of injury or straying […]

Asthma Warning For Offaly Parents Ahead Of Bonfire Night

Smoke from bonfires and fireworks can lead to serious breathing difficulties in people with asthma, the Asthma Society of Ireland has warned. It is urging Offaly parents to be careful this Halloween following the tragic death of a 9-year old girl in Tennessee earlier in the year whose was triggered by attending a fireworks display. According […]

ALONE call on the general public to be mindful of older people this Halloween

ALONE, the charity which supports older people in need, is asking people to be mindful of vulnerable older people over the Halloween period. For many older people Halloween can be a distressing time with people calling to the door or setting off bangers and fireworks.   ALONE are asking parents, who may be out with […]

Asthma Society of Ireland launches top tips to take the scare out of Halloween when it comes to asthma

The Asthma Society of Ireland have today launched some simple life saving tips to make sure that asthma and allergy sufferers can have a safe and Happy Halloween as the scary season starts to get underway. Halloween festivities, although harmless on the outside, can worsen asthma and allergy symptoms if simple precautions are not taken, […]

Don’t be Tricked – Treat Tyres Properly This Hallowen

TRACS (Tyre Recovery Activity Compliance Scheme) is asking members of the public not to burn waste tyres this Halloween.  It is also advising retailers that giving waste tyres to be used on bonfires is against tyre industry best practice, is illegal and pollutes the atmosphere. Many people will be starting to collect material for Halloween […]