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# insect - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Irish people reporting sightings of hummingbirds that are actually moths

There has been an increase in sightings of hummingbird hawk-moths around the country this summer.

# insect - Monday 6 February, 2017

A live insect, human nail and cigarette butt just some of the things found in food last year

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland received over 3,200 complaints last year.

# insect - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Take a break and watch this tiny insect robot fly and swim in water

It’s the size of a paperclip.

# insect - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Survival of the fittest: Early life experiences can make worms fight to the death

The research by NUI Maynooth represents a significant breakthrough in the study of the fundamental behaviour of animals.

# insect - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Oat bars recalled... over possible insect contamination

The Annabel Karmel oaty chewy bars, which are aimed at children, are being taken off Tesco and Disney Store shelves.

# insect - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Mali could face locust invasion

Locusts threaten to infest Mali – but chemicals used to prevent the spread of the insects were taken during the recent military coup.