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Poll: Have you ever been victimised by a seagull?

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A COMMUNITY MEETING was held in Drogheda last night to discuss issues relating to the seagull population. According to local newspaper the Drogheda Leader, some speakers have had to “abandon their homes because of the gulls”.

Also present were wildlife advocates, who said that seagull issues are a result of natural habitats being destroyed

According to the 2021 National Urban Gull Survey, there are 7,112 pairs of Lesser Black-backed Gull and 10,333 pairs of Herring Gull. The survey noted short-term population increases of 148% and 87% respectively between 1998 and 2018.

Whatever the cause, stories of people being attacked or having their food stolen by seagulls are commonplace. 

Today we want to know… Have you ever been victimised by a seagull?

Poll Results:

No (4558)
Yes (3197)

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