South Dublin County Council is encouraging people to have a safe Halloween by providing communities with daffodil bulbs to plant for spring.

Bulbs not Bonfires is a reward in the Council’s Social Credits Scheme, to encourage communities to plant now for lovely spring flowers, instead of having a scarred open space throughout the year as the result of a bonfire.

This scheme rewards community groups for undertaking local pro-environmental / non-bonfire orientated Halloween activities and projects.

can apply, outlining a plan to create a safe Halloween.

Applicants must also nominate the site location for planting and submit photos of the site along with their applications.

Please send your application to

The closing date for applications is Friday, October 13, 2017. All applications will be dealt with on a first come, first served, rule.


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