Busy Halloween Night For Emergency Services

The National Emergency Operations Centre says it had more than 670 calls overnight.

The National Emergency Operations Centre says it had more than 670 calls overnight, an increase on last Halloween.

In Dublin, the fire brigade dealt with 229 calls - 156 of them were Halloween related.

There were attacks on crews, including fireworks being used to intimidate staff, however no one was injured.

Meanwhile in Athlone the fire services dealt with 6 call outs to bonfires an increase of 4 on last year. 

Richard Gleeson is the with the National Emergency Centre:

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