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Former council worker jailed for releasing rats into workplace
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Former council worker jailed for releasing rats into workplace

Oct 21st 2021, 6:21 PM 32,637 Views 3 Comments

The 61-year-old also paid €3k in compensation.

Dublin requests for HSE pest control increased by around one-fifth last year
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Dublin requests for HSE pest control increased by around one-fifth last year

Feb 28th 2021, 6:30 AM 21,850 Views 5 Comments

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

Dublin restaurant forced to close after live cockroaches were found on a container of nuts during food safety inspection
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Dublin restaurant forced to close after live cockroaches were found on a container of nuts during food safety inspection

Dec 9th 2019, 1:37 PM 138,925 Views 35 Comments

November was the worst-month ever for food safety with record numbers of FSAI orders.

Grocery store closed after two dead rats found in dry goods storeroom
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Grocery store closed after two dead rats found in dry goods storeroom

Nov 8th 2019, 3:11 PM 111,496 Views 30 Comments

14 food businesses received closure orders from the Food Safety Authority of Ireland last month.

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

Oct 28th 2019, 4:00 PM 39,597 Views 26 Comments

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

Dublin Applegreen store temporarily closed down following rat sighting
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Dublin Applegreen store temporarily closed down following rat sighting

Sep 19th 2019, 1:51 PM 70,074 Views 74 Comments

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland has been made aware of the incident.

Leinster House bosses were warned Dáil rats were stealing chocolate 6 weeks before bar shut
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Leinster House bosses were warned Dáil rats were stealing chocolate 6 weeks before bar shut

Sep 18th 2019, 4:13 PM 14,562 Views 33 Comments

The bar shut for more than a week after a rat was spotted by Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin.

Cockroaches and rodent droppings: 11 food businesses received closure orders in June
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Cockroaches and rodent droppings: 11 food businesses received closure orders in June

Jul 8th 2019, 12:54 PM 82,060 Views 47 Comments

Four of the orders were issued to businesses in the Moore Street Mall in Dublin city centre.

Report of invasive rodent species spotted along Royal Canal most likely case of 'mistaken identity'
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Report of invasive rodent species spotted along Royal Canal most likely case of 'mistaken identity'

Updated Mar 22nd 2019, 9:32 PM 90,380 Views 88 Comments

Waterways Ireland believes the sighting was likely that of a native otter.

Dublin City Council blames 'rodent infestation' on warm weather rat breeding
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Dublin City Council blames 'rodent infestation' on warm weather rat breeding

Oct 10th 2018, 9:36 PM 27,734 Views 30 Comments

The council says it’s a Europe wide problem this year.

Paris has an interactive map where you can report rat sightings
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Paris has an interactive map where you can report rat sightings

Jun 11th 2018, 10:05 PM 25,601 Views 24 Comments

The website was set up after a daycare centre’s playground was found to be infested with rats.

A tapas bar says turning this church into a food hall could cause 'a major rat problem'
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A tapas bar says turning this church into a food hall could cause 'a major rat problem'

Apr 5th 2018, 3:30 PM 1,956 Views 0 Comments

Restaurant Salamanca has voiced its concern about the plans to redevelop St Andrew’s Church.

More than 3,300 live animals used for research at NUI Galway
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More than 3,300 live animals used for research at NUI Galway

Dec 25th 2017, 8:45 AM 10,883 Views 25 Comments

It bucks a national trend that saw a reduction in animal testing in 2016.

'There was prolific evidence of rodent droppings': Three food outlets closed in November
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'There was prolific evidence of rodent droppings': Three food outlets closed in November

Dec 7th 2017, 12:00 PM 60,001 Views 22 Comments

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland served closure orders on three outlets affected by rodent infestation.

Here's what you need to do to avoid visits from unwanted rodents this winter
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Here's what you need to do to avoid visits from unwanted rodents this winter

Oct 15th 2017, 6:30 AM 85,027 Views 24 Comments

Due to a lack of natural food sources during the winter, rats head towards homes and businesses for an alternative.

Highly contagious plague kills 30 people in Madagascar
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Highly contagious plague kills 30 people in Madagascar

Oct 4th 2017, 10:04 PM 21,305 Views 3 Comments

Madagascar has a history of plague outbreaks almost every year since 1980, often sparked by rats fleeing forest fires.

Pest controllers called to deal with large-scale rat infestation in Wheatfield Prison
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Pest controllers called to deal with large-scale rat infestation in Wheatfield Prison

Sep 25th 2017, 7:47 AM 15,571 Views 24 Comments

Rodents were reported in the kitchens, a medical unit, and at a workshop at the prison.

New York trials birth control for rats to tackle massive rodent population
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New York trials birth control for rats to tackle massive rodent population

Apr 23rd 2017, 7:45 AM 15,858 Views 26 Comments

Officials are now preparing to launch a trial of a liquid bait which will make the rats infertile.

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

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

Apr 2nd 2017, 2:04 PM 16,566 Views 57 Comments

Rodent activity and droppings were found in the building.

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The Mayor of Paris has declared war on rats

Mar 17th 2017, 7:00 PM 27,050 Views 22 Comments

Anne Hidalgo has budgeted €1.5 million to do away with the French capital’s rodent population.

First-ever cluster of Weil's disease in New York kills one
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First-ever cluster of Weil's disease in New York kills one

Feb 19th 2017, 6:30 PM 31,919 Views 35 Comments

The cluster was discovered in the Bronx earlier this week.

Sailors held hostage for nearly five years 'ate rats' to survive
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Sailors held hostage for nearly five years 'ate rats' to survive

Oct 24th 2016, 1:01 PM 27,055 Views 13 Comments

The men – from China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Cambodia and Taiwan – were captured by Somali pirates in 2012.

'Significant' HSE staffing problems caused delays dealing with Dublin rat infestations
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'Significant' HSE staffing problems caused delays dealing with Dublin rat infestations

Oct 11th 2016, 6:05 AM 6,538 Views 18 Comments

All vacant posts have now been approved for filling, the Health Minister has said.

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

Aug 30th 2016, 6:05 AM 33,870 Views 41 Comments

Illegal dumping and poor waste management are major contributing factors, a pest control expert says.

Residents of a Dublin estate say they're plagued by 'giant' rats
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Residents of a Dublin estate say they're plagued by 'giant' rats

Apr 20th 2016, 7:55 PM 81,817 Views 84 Comments

One woman says one was killed “with an axe”.

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

Mar 5th 2016, 10:45 AM 16,515 Views 12 Comments

The rats have successfully cleared minefields in Mozambique and Angola.

Flooding drives rats out of their homes, and there is a hidden danger to worry about
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Flooding drives rats out of their homes, and there is a hidden danger to worry about

Jan 16th 2016, 7:45 AM 31,352 Views 52 Comments

The floods we’ve had over the past weeks have made germs and bacteria a danger.

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

Nov 25th 2015, 2:49 PM 19,815 Views 46 Comments

Reports of giant super rats may be just a little bit exaggerated.

'It's like the Burning Man of rats': Have you heard about the rat crisis in New York?
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'It's like the Burning Man of rats': Have you heard about the rat crisis in New York?

Oct 24th 2015, 10:15 AM 33,019 Views 33 Comments

To many residents, it feels like the rats are winning.

Rats disturbed by Luas works are relocating to Dublin city businesses
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Rats disturbed by Luas works are relocating to Dublin city businesses

Aug 11th 2015, 5:10 PM 22,874 Views 19 Comments

Some are as long as 12 to 14 inches, excluding the length of their tails, according to one pest controller.

Suspected rat sighting forces plane to turn around
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Suspected rat sighting forces plane to turn around

Aug 1st 2015, 8:50 AM 23,359 Views 17 Comments

The Air India flight to Milan was forced to return to New Delhi.

Cork gardaí working in stations infested with rats
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Cork gardaí working in stations infested with rats

May 27th 2015, 6:05 AM 16,685 Views 43 Comments

The Justice Minister was recently asked about the health and safety issues at Glanmire and Macroom stations.

A man was caught releasing his pet rat in a restaurant to get a free meal
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# 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 3,301 Views 0 Comments

NOT. SOUND.

Rats are "dancing a polka set" in Killarney according to one councillor
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Rats are "dancing a polka set" in Killarney according to one councillor

Mar 12th 2015, 11:04 AM 13,295 Views 44 Comments

They’re getting bigger and multiplying, too.

Killer of over 100,000 rats hired by Pakistani city to tackle rodent problem
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Killer of over 100,000 rats hired by Pakistani city to tackle rodent problem

Feb 22nd 2015, 4:00 PM 28,564 Views 39 Comments

This guy is seriously good at his job.

Here is your first look at Sunday's Love/Hate season finale
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# Love/Hate

Here is your first look at Sunday's Love/Hate season finale

Nov 6th 2014, 2:50 PM 4,745 Views 3 Comments

Spoiler: Nidge looks pretty worried.

Rise in construction causing rats to come up from sewers and drains
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Rise in construction causing rats to come up from sewers and drains

Oct 28th 2014, 3:27 PM 23,361 Views 51 Comments

Heard any scratching noises recently? Just saying.

Rats On A Plane: Rodent infestation grounds Indian aircraft
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Rats On A Plane: Rodent infestation grounds Indian aircraft

Aug 6th 2014, 2:00 PM 18,548 Views 22 Comments

“I have HAD it with these rats,” is what Samuel L Jackson might have said if he had been on the flight.

Dubliners: 'Never mind the seagulls, come sort out our rat problem'
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Dubliners: 'Never mind the seagulls, come sort out our rat problem'

Jul 23rd 2014, 6:30 AM 29,493 Views 66 Comments

Clondalkin residents are concerned about rats seen near the local bus stop and in the field where children play.

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