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#Pest Control

# pest-control - Sunday 28 February, 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 21,111 Views 5 Comments

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

# 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
# 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 51,959 Views 36 Comments

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
# 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 13,566 Views 21 Comments

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
# 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 33,022 Views 18 Comments

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
# Mice
# Mice

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

Mar 13th 2018, 7:53 PM 29,283 Views 18 Comments

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
# Rat Pack
# Rat Pack

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

Dec 16th 2017, 8:30 AM 18,067 Views 31 Comments

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
# Rats Out
# Rats Out

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

Apr 29th 2017, 6:30 PM 15,113 Views 7 Comments

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
# Leinster Mouse
# Leinster Mouse

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

Apr 2nd 2017, 2:04 PM 16,520 Views 57 Comments

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
# 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 41,328 Views 25 Comments

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'
# Pest Control
# Pest Control

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

Aug 30th 2016, 6:05 AM 33,786 Views 41 Comments

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
# 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 9,726 Views 29 Comments

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?
# Super Rats
# Super Rats

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

Nov 25th 2015, 2:49 PM 19,794 Views 46 Comments

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
# Pest Control
# Pest Control

Rats disturbed by Luas works are relocating to Dublin city businesses

Aug 11th 2015, 5:10 PM 22,855 Views 18 Comments

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
# 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 12,757 Views 52 Comments

A pest control company has been hired.

# pest-control - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

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 2,227 Views 1 Comment

And they want YOU to be involved.

# pest-control - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

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 9,057 Views 19 Comments

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

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 25,833 Views 21 Comments

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
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Fourfold increase in food safety enforcement orders in July

Aug 8th 2012, 6:45 AM 6,965 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.

# pest-control - Monday 11 July, 2011

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 5,359 Views 6 Comments

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