The Department of Justice and Equality have information for schools on the dangers of fireworks. Aside from the physical dangers there are potentially large fines and even the possibility of imprisonment.

Under the slogan 'You could lose more than your fingers . . .' the information stipulates:

Igniting an illegal firework in any place - UP TO €10,000 & 5 YEARS IMPRISONMENT

Throwing an ignited firework at a person or property - UP TO $10,000 & 5 YEARS IMPRISONMENT

Possession of illegal fireworks with intent to sell or supply - UP TO €10,000 & 5 YEARS IMPRISONMENT.