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#Invasive Species

# invasive-species - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Killarney National Park 'significantly and rapidly deteriorating' due to rhododendron
# Invasive Species
# Invasive Species

Killarney National Park 'significantly and rapidly deteriorating' due to rhododendron

Jan 7th 2018, 7:00 AM 25,956 Views 17 Comments

The invasive plant is at the centre of a row between a voluntary body and a government department.

# invasive-species - Thursday 5 October, 2017

False widow spiders have invaded Ireland over the past 20 years, but what are the symptoms of a bite?
# Nui Galway
# Nui Galway

False widow spiders have invaded Ireland over the past 20 years, but what are the symptoms of a bite?

Oct 5th 2017, 6:19 AM 64,082 Views 35 Comments

In 20 years, the false widow spider has invaded Ireland, one NUIG researcher said, with the highest number of them found in Dublin and Cork.

# invasive-species - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Clare is fighting back against spread of Japanese knotweed
# Invasive Species
# Invasive Species

Clare is fighting back against spread of Japanese knotweed

Jul 9th 2017, 5:00 PM 59,079 Views 43 Comments

The plant can undermine the structural integrity of roads, buildings and car parks.

# invasive-species - Saturday 11 April, 2015

This is what happens when you dump a few goldfish into a lake
# Thou Shall Hev A Fishy
# Thou Shall Hev A Fishy

This is what happens when you dump a few goldfish into a lake

Apr 11th 2015, 9:15 AM 47,255 Views 38 Comments

TIP: Don’t do this.

# invasive-species - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Alien invader: It may look harmless, but this tiny clam has a LOT of state agencies worried
# Taking Over
# Taking Over

Alien invader: It may look harmless, but this tiny clam has a LOT of state agencies worried

Dec 6th 2014, 9:15 AM 14,317 Views 17 Comments

Highly invasive and difficult to get rid of, it’s thought the Asian Clam may been inadvertently brought to Ireland in boat bilge water or as live bait.

# invasive-species - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Asian Clam invasion prompts Longford angling ban
# The Shellfish Gene
# The Shellfish Gene

Asian Clam invasion prompts Longford angling ban

Sep 11th 2014, 5:29 PM 12,394 Views 15 Comments

“An aggressive alien invasive species.”

# invasive-species - Monday 21 April, 2014

Jamaica is still trying to get rid of the invasive lionfish that is eating everything in the sea
# The Lionfish
# The Lionfish

Jamaica is still trying to get rid of the invasive lionfish that is eating everything in the sea

Apr 21st 2014, 11:30 AM 19,608 Views 12 Comments

The candy-striped lionfish has a mane of venomous spines….but people are being encouraged to eat it.

# invasive-species - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Invasive species cost Ireland €261 million per year
# Nature
# Nature

Invasive species cost Ireland €261 million per year

Apr 6th 2013, 8:30 AM 11,031 Views 24 Comments

A 2011 regulation bringing in a ban on keeping or trading the creatures is yet to be brought into effect.

# invasive-species - Sunday 12 February, 2012

In pictures: Ireland's 'most unwanted' list of invasive species
# Invasive Species
# Invasive Species

In pictures: Ireland's 'most unwanted' list of invasive species

Feb 12th 2012, 8:30 AM 24,049 Views 28 Comments

But what should you do if you see any of them? Read on…