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#Pest Control

# pest-control - Friday 17 July, 2020

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

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

# pest-control - Thursday 13 February, 2020

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

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

# pest-control - Saturday 21 December, 2019

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

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

# pest-control - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

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

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

# pest-control - Saturday 16 December, 2017

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

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

# pest-control - Saturday 29 April, 2017

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

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

# pest-control - Sunday 2 April, 2017

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

Rodent activity and droppings were found in the building.

# pest-control - Monday 13 March, 2017

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

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

# pest-control - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

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

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

# pest-control - Thursday 31 December, 2015

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

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

# pest-control - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

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

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

# pest-control - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Rats disturbed by Luas works are relocating to Dublin city businesses

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

# pest-control - Monday 8 June, 2015

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

A pest control company has been hired.

# pest-control - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

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

RTÉ is making a show about pest control called The Verminators

And they want YOU to be involved.

# pest-control - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Pest control calls about cockroaches up 75% in last decade

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

# pest-control - Thursday 13 March, 2014

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

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

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

# pest-control - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Fourfold increase in food safety enforcement orders in July

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

# pest-control - Monday 11 July, 2011

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

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