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#Pest Control

# pest-control - This year 2022

Mice eating through box of Milk Tray among pest problems at Garda headquarters over past year
# Pest Control
# Pest Control

Mice eating through box of Milk Tray among pest problems at Garda headquarters over past year

Jun 30th 2022, 2:04 PM 19,753 Views 15 Comments

One exterminator’s report said a mouse was causing “mass panic” in the building opposite the Technical Bureau main entrance.

Live rodents and dead insects: Seven food businesses issued closure orders last month
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Live rodents and dead insects: Seven food businesses issued closure orders last month

Jun 9th 2022, 3:40 PM 51,184 Views 0 Comments

Pygmalion bar in Dublin and the maker of Ritchie’s mints were among the food businesses hit with closure orders.

# pest-control - Last year 2021

Dublin requests for HSE pest control increased by around one-fifth last year
# Rats
# Rats

Dublin requests for HSE pest control increased by around one-fifth last year

Feb 28th 2021, 6:30 AM 21,883 Views 5 Comments

The callouts were spread more evenly across the north and south of the county compared to 2019.

# pest-control - All time

Flying ant season is back - here's why the insects will be swarming about for the next few weeks
# Nupital Flight
# Nupital Flight

Flying ant season is back - here's why the insects will be swarming about for the next few weeks

Jul 17th 2020, 3:21 PM 53,335 Views 37 Comments

The annual flying ant season is expected to last until at least the end of August.

Dáil pigeons, Four Courts rats and museum mice among dozens of pest callouts to OPW sites
# Under Control
# Under Control

Dáil pigeons, Four Courts rats and museum mice among dozens of pest callouts to OPW sites

Feb 13th 2020, 12:05 AM 13,606 Views 21 Comments

Companies were called more than 50 times by the OPW over a two-year period.

Rodents, cockroaches and cluster flies: How to keep your house clear of winter’s top pests this Christmas
# Pest Control
# Pest Control

Rodents, cockroaches and cluster flies: How to keep your house clear of winter’s top pests this Christmas

Dec 21st 2019, 10:30 AM 33,101 Views 18 Comments

The three most common Christmas pests can usually be found in the dark, undisturbed areas of your home.

Cork hospital spends €30k on pest control after rodents were found in sink
# Mice
# Mice

Cork hospital spends €30k on pest control after rodents were found in sink

Mar 13th 2018, 7:53 PM 29,322 Views 18 Comments

Pest control companies attended the hospital more than 120 times last year.

From next year, stores will have to track the sales of rodent poison
# Rat Pack
# Rat Pack

From next year, stores will have to track the sales of rodent poison

Dec 16th 2017, 8:30 AM 18,305 Views 31 Comments

EU directives will mean new regulations for the general public, professional pest controllers, and farmers.

Meet the Kerryman leading a major pest-control firm - who's afraid of rats
# Rats Out
# Rats Out

Meet the Kerryman leading a major pest-control firm - who's afraid of rats

Apr 29th 2017, 6:30 PM 15,140 Views 7 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile the Irish arm of Rentokil.

Pest control company called to Leinster House to deal with rats and ants
# Leinster Mouse
# Leinster Mouse

Pest control company called to Leinster House to deal with rats and ants

Apr 2nd 2017, 2:04 PM 16,572 Views 57 Comments

Rodent activity and droppings were found in the building.

Cockroaches, raw sewage, and a live rodent - here's why Irish food businesses were shut down in 2016
# Deep Clean Needed
# Deep Clean Needed

Cockroaches, raw sewage, and a live rodent - here's why Irish food businesses were shut down in 2016

Mar 13th 2017, 12:05 AM 41,425 Views 25 Comments

62 Irish restaurants and takeaways were shut last year for an awful lot of different reasons.

Reports of Dublin rat sightings 'something we'd better get used to'
# Pest Control
# Pest Control

Reports of Dublin rat sightings 'something we'd better get used to'

Aug 30th 2016, 6:05 AM 33,884 Views 41 Comments

Illegal dumping and poor waste management are major contributing factors, a pest control expert says.

Pest control, maintenance and security at closed Garda stations has cost €846,000 to date
# Rural Crime
# Rural Crime

Pest control, maintenance and security at closed Garda stations has cost €846,000 to date

Dec 31st 2015, 10:05 AM 9,752 Views 29 Comments

That works out at an average of €7,000 per property per year.

Do we really need to worry about a plague of giant rats this winter?
# Super Rats
# Super Rats

Do we really need to worry about a plague of giant rats this winter?

Nov 25th 2015, 2:49 PM 19,824 Views 46 Comments

Reports of giant super rats may be just a little bit exaggerated.

Rats disturbed by Luas works are relocating to Dublin city businesses
# Pest Control
# Pest Control

Rats disturbed by Luas works are relocating to Dublin city businesses

Aug 11th 2015, 5:10 PM 22,882 Views 18 Comments

Some are as long as 12 to 14 inches, excluding the length of their tails, according to one pest controller.

There's a campaign in Bray to 'protest the killing' of seven 'homeless' cats
# Save The Bray Cats
# Save The Bray Cats

There's a campaign in Bray to 'protest the killing' of seven 'homeless' cats

Jun 8th 2015, 8:44 AM 12,807 Views 52 Comments

A pest control company has been hired.

RTÉ is making a show about pest control called The Verminators
# Ah Here
From The Daily Edge
# Ah Here

RTÉ is making a show about pest control called The Verminators

Jan 27th 2015, 5:03 PM 2,251 Views 1 Comment

And they want YOU to be involved.

Pest control calls about cockroaches up 75% in last decade
# I Feel Like It's On Me
# I Feel Like It's On Me

Pest control calls about cockroaches up 75% in last decade

Jul 2nd 2014, 7:15 AM 9,084 Views 19 Comments

One company in Ireland warned people to keep an eye out this summer, especially if they’re staying in a hotel .

Pub offering beers in exchange for dead rats in attempt to rid city of pests
# Don't Give A Rats
From The Daily Edge
# Don't Give A Rats

Pub offering beers in exchange for dead rats in attempt to rid city of pests

Mar 13th 2014, 6:00 PM 25,846 Views 21 Comments

Students in Wellington, NZ can trade in their unwelcome houseguests for a cold one.

Fourfold increase in food safety enforcement orders in July
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Fourfold increase in food safety enforcement orders in July

Aug 8th 2012, 6:45 AM 6,992 Views 8 Comments

The Food Safety Authority said it will not hold back in taking action against businesses that fail to comply with food safety legislation.

Ireland’s ant population ‘reaching a ten-year high’
# Invasion
# Invasion

Ireland’s ant population ‘reaching a ten-year high’

Jul 11th 2011, 3:21 PM 5,419 Views 6 Comments

Humans aren’t the only creatures becoming more plentiful in Ireland, Rentokil warns, offering tips to avoid infestation.