Under national explosives legislation, explosives must be stored in one of the following:


Guidance Documents

For guidance relating to storage requirements, safety measures etc. please consult the following:

Application forms for Registered Premises

Application form for a Store Licence

Application form for a Factory or Magazine Licence

National Legislation
Explosives Act, 1875
S.I. 804 of 2007 - Stores for Explosives Order 2007 (PDF - 174KB)

Contact details:

If any queries please contact Explosives Unit of the Department of Justice and Equality at:

Phone: 01 4768625
Email: explosives@justice.ie