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# rat - Thursday 12 December, 2019

The Lambay black rat is now the only 'threatened' terrestrial mammal species in Ireland
# Red List
# Red List

The Lambay black rat is now the only 'threatened' terrestrial mammal species in Ireland

Dec 12th 2019, 11:42 AM 22,594 Views 33 Comments

There is better news for bats, squirrels and otters.

# rat - Monday 28 October, 2019

People warned not to swim in Royal Canal after outbreak of rat-borne disease
# Leptospirosis
# Leptospirosis

People warned not to swim in Royal Canal after outbreak of rat-borne disease

Oct 28th 2019, 4:00 PM 39,458 Views 26 Comments

Leptospirosis is particularly a hazard for people who participate in outdoor sports.

# rat - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

A rat has forced the Dáil members' bar to close
# Leinster Mouse
# Leinster Mouse

A rat has forced the Dáil members' bar to close

Jul 9th 2019, 7:32 PM 27,339 Views 92 Comments

It may have found its way in through an old drain.

# rat - 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 18,174 Views 31 Comments

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

# rat - Monday 9 October, 2017

Half of closure orders issued last month were due to evidence of pest infestations
# Cafes And Restaurants
# Cafes And Restaurants

Half of closure orders issued last month were due to evidence of pest infestations

Oct 9th 2017, 12:55 PM 38,054 Views 13 Comments

Five food businesses were closed in September due to evidence of rat, mice or cockroach infestations.

# rat - Monday 15 May, 2017

Public warned about large rat-like rodent that can 'cause a lot of damage'
# Coypu
# Coypu

Public warned about large rat-like rodent that can 'cause a lot of damage'

May 15th 2017, 5:46 PM 73,097 Views 61 Comments

A coypu was recently spotted in Cork.

# rat - Friday 26 August, 2016

Dead rat thrown into Dublin City Council offices during protests
# Dorset Street Flats
# Dorset Street Flats

Dead rat thrown into Dublin City Council offices during protests

Aug 26th 2016, 6:09 PM 19,837 Views 54 Comments

The council said it “is not the way we would like to engage.”

# rat - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Photos: Clever rats sniffing out Cambodia's vast minefields
# Lifesavers
# Lifesavers

Photos: Clever rats sniffing out Cambodia's vast minefields

Mar 5th 2016, 10:45 AM 16,501 Views 12 Comments

The rats have successfully cleared minefields in Mozambique and Angola.

# rat - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Man finds massive dead rat in Subway sandwich
# Ewww
# Ewww

Man finds massive dead rat in Subway sandwich

Oct 14th 2015, 10:18 PM 40,608 Views 46 Comments

Needless to say, he was refunded.

# rat - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Three-foot rat found swimming in Tipperary river
# Escape
# Escape

Three-foot rat found swimming in Tipperary river

Apr 30th 2015, 11:55 AM 49,793 Views 64 Comments

He’s called Rodney.

# rat - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

A man was caught releasing his pet rat in a restaurant to get a free meal
# Rat In My Kitchen
From The Daily Edge
# Rat In My Kitchen

A man was caught releasing his pet rat in a restaurant to get a free meal

Mar 24th 2015, 10:01 PM 3,290 Views 0 Comments

NOT. SOUND.

# rat - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Woman offers rat broccoli, rat basically throws it back in her face
# Cheeky
From The Daily Edge
# Cheeky

Woman offers rat broccoli, rat basically throws it back in her face

Jan 21st 2015, 8:17 AM 3,163 Views 0 Comments

He don’t want no stinking broccoli.

# rat - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Rat invades New York subway train, causes mass commuter freakout
# Hysteria
From The Daily Edge
# Hysteria

Rat invades New York subway train, causes mass commuter freakout

Apr 9th 2014, 10:22 AM 21,611 Views 47 Comments

Adults screaming and clambering on plastic seats? You got it.

# rat - Friday 4 April, 2014

People are rightly freaking out about the giant rat found in Dublin
# Aaahh! Real Monsters
From The Daily Edge
# Aaahh! Real Monsters

People are rightly freaking out about the giant rat found in Dublin

Apr 4th 2014, 12:38 PM 14,978 Views 7 Comments

It was 2ft long and NASTY. So nasty.

# rat - Thursday 27 March, 2014

This 16-inch home-invading rat is a thing of nightmares
# Hell No
From The Daily Edge
# Hell No

This 16-inch home-invading rat is a thing of nightmares

Mar 27th 2014, 11:48 AM 5,472 Views 10 Comments

Burn this world, burn it all.

# rat - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

How a doctor had his asylum request rejected because someone 'didn't like him'
# Fight
# Fight

How a doctor had his asylum request rejected because someone 'didn't like him'

Feb 18th 2014, 3:26 PM 21,006 Views 129 Comments

The finding was made in an extraordinary ruling in the High Court.

# rat - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Debunked: Is a rat never more than a few metres away?
# True Or False
# True Or False

Debunked: Is a rat never more than a few metres away?

Aug 18th 2013, 10:30 AM 42,690 Views 103 Comments

That would mean there could be one right at the foot of your bed, but is this actually the case?

# rat - Friday 26 August, 2011

Attack of the giant rat...
# Giant Rat
From The Daily Edge
# Giant Rat

Attack of the giant rat...

Aug 26th 2011, 12:22 PM 757 Views 6 Comments

A white giant rat – the size of a large cat – was found in a housing project in Brooklyn.