American mink
Neovision vision
Status:
Established
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Predates on native species. Highly mobile.
American skunk cabbage
Lysichiton americanus
Status:
Established
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Since the species is able to build dense stands, smaller plants growing in wetlands are out-competed by shadowing.
Black rat
Rattus rattus
Status:
Established
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Negative impacts on native flora and fauna.
Brown or European Hare
Lepus europaeus
Status:
Established
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Hybridises with native hare species. Has a broad diet.
Brown rat
Rattus norvegicus
Status:
Established
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Negative impacts on native flora and fauna.
Cotoneaster
Cotoneaster spp.
Status:
Established
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Outcompetes native species. Easily spread.
Coypu
Myocastor coypus
Status:
Established
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Riparian, wetland habitats destruction
Feral ferret
Mustela furo
Status:
Established
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Threatens protected bird species.
Few-flowered garlic
Allium paradoxum
Status:
Established
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Outcompetes native species. Spreads quickly.
Invasive Species Ireland

Invasive Species Ireland