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#Rodents

# rodents - 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.

# rodents - All time

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.

Grocery store closed after two dead rats found in dry goods storeroom
# Food Closures
# Food Closures

Grocery store closed after two dead rats found in dry goods storeroom

Nov 8th 2019, 3:11 PM 111,541 Views 30 Comments

14 food businesses received closure orders from the Food Safety Authority of Ireland last month.

Cockroaches and rodent droppings: 11 food businesses received closure orders in June
# FSAI
# FSAI

Cockroaches and rodent droppings: 11 food businesses received closure orders in June

Jul 8th 2019, 12:54 PM 82,098 Views 47 Comments

Four of the orders were issued to businesses in the Moore Street Mall in Dublin city centre.

Cockroaches and gnaw marks on a loaf of bread: 13 Irish food businesses closed by FSAI in November
# Food Closures
# Food Closures

Cockroaches and gnaw marks on a loaf of bread: 13 Irish food businesses closed by FSAI in November

Dec 10th 2018, 2:27 PM 97,882 Views 24 Comments

13 closure orders and one prohibition order were served against businesses last month.

'Dead mice and cockroach infestations': Eleven food businesses closed in May
# Rodents
# Rodents

'Dead mice and cockroach infestations': Eleven food businesses closed in May

Updated Jun 8th 2018, 2:43 PM 77,040 Views 29 Comments

May was the highest month so far this year for closure orders.

Filthy premises and rodent infestations: Six food businesses closed in April
# Hygiene
# Hygiene

Filthy premises and rodent infestations: Six food businesses closed in April

May 8th 2018, 1:27 PM 85,854 Views 19 Comments

The businesses are located in Mayo, Kilkenny, Dublin, Louth and Clare.

A tapas bar says turning this church into a food hall could cause 'a major rat problem'
# St Andrew's Church
# St Andrew's Church

A tapas bar says turning this church into a food hall could cause 'a major rat problem'

Apr 5th 2018, 3:30 PM 1,963 Views 0 Comments

Restaurant Salamanca has voiced its concern about the plans to redevelop St Andrew’s Church.

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.

'There was prolific evidence of rodent droppings': Three food outlets closed in November
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

'There was prolific evidence of rodent droppings': Three food outlets closed in November

Dec 7th 2017, 12:00 PM 60,017 Views 22 Comments

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland served closure orders on three outlets affected by rodent infestation.

Here's what you need to do to avoid visits from unwanted rodents this winter
# Rats Out
# Rats Out

Here's what you need to do to avoid visits from unwanted rodents this winter

Oct 15th 2017, 6:30 AM 85,078 Views 24 Comments

Due to a lack of natural food sources during the winter, rats head towards homes and businesses for an alternative.

Pest company called to St James's Hospital more than 100 times in last two years
# Infestation
# Infestation

Pest company called to St James's Hospital more than 100 times in last two years

Apr 16th 2017, 6:56 PM 23,041 Views 20 Comments

Among the many different pests encountered on the hospital’s campus in recent times were ants, cockroaches, mice, pigeons, and woodlice.

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.

Residents of a Dublin estate say they're plagued by 'giant' rats
# Don't Give A Rats
# Don't Give A Rats

Residents of a Dublin estate say they're plagued by 'giant' rats

Apr 20th 2016, 7:55 PM 81,847 Views 81 Comments

One woman says one was killed “with an axe”.

Rats are "dancing a polka set" in Killarney according to one councillor
# Kingdom Of Rats
# Kingdom Of Rats

Rats are "dancing a polka set" in Killarney according to one councillor

Mar 12th 2015, 11:04 AM 13,312 Views 44 Comments

They’re getting bigger and multiplying, too.

Rats On A Plane: Rodent infestation grounds Indian aircraft
# Ahhhhhhh
# Ahhhhhhh

Rats On A Plane: Rodent infestation grounds Indian aircraft

Aug 6th 2014, 2:00 PM 18,562 Views 22 Comments

“I have HAD it with these rats,” is what Samuel L Jackson might have said if he had been on the flight.

Dead rat stench and mice on desks: Woman gets €20k over rodents at work
# PHOBIA
# PHOBIA

Dead rat stench and mice on desks: Woman gets €20k over rodents at work

Feb 12th 2014, 9:35 AM 46,289 Views 57 Comments

Amanda Byrne said she had a life-long phobia and was petrified to go to work in case a rat or mouse crossed her path.

How to win a gerbil beauty pageant
# Prize Rodents
From The Daily Edge
# Prize Rodents

How to win a gerbil beauty pageant

May 7th 2013, 9:08 AM 1,307 Views 0 Comments

Call all gerbil enthusiasts.

Americans are consuming more guinea pig than ever before
# Delicacy
# Delicacy

Americans are consuming more guinea pig than ever before

Apr 7th 2013, 6:30 PM 17,103 Views 41 Comments

Peruvian importers say the demand has never been higher – possibly from the ex-pat South American community in the USA.

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Mar 9th 2013, 9:45 AM 5,223 Views 0 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Rodents’ emigration plans thwarted; Revenue Commissioners get seriously serious; smart economy passes away in Leinster House.

Plane damaged on Dublin Airport runway was carrying... rats and mice
# Rats On A Plane
# Rats On A Plane

Plane damaged on Dublin Airport runway was carrying... rats and mice

Mar 7th 2013, 1:57 PM 45,992 Views 87 Comments

Rodents were on the cargo flight from England which became stranded on the airport’s main runway this morning.

Enda Kenny: Taoiseach, teacher... rat-killer
# Ratbo
# Ratbo

Enda Kenny: Taoiseach, teacher... rat-killer

Nov 19th 2012, 6:45 AM 10,612 Views 47 Comments

Extracts from The Unlikely Taoiseach by John Downing show a tough side to Enda ‘Ratbo’* Kenny. (*We may have made up this nickname.)

Exterminators warn of rodent increase as winter approaches
# Invasion
# Invasion

Exterminators warn of rodent increase as winter approaches

Nov 11th 2010, 6:51 PM 403 Views 0 Comments

Rentokil says its call-out figures are up 40% this year as the onset of a cold winter attracts rodents indoors.