Risk Assessment

Risk assessment is a key tool in the armoury against invasive non-native species.  It is a vital part of any comprehensive prevention strategy. Risk assessment can be used to aid prioritisation, to help enable effective rapid responses and for underpinning decision-making.

The Invasive Species Ireland risk analysis mechanism was originally developed in 2007 but revised during 2013. The mechanism consists of two assessment approaches:

  1. Prioritisation Risk Assessment
  2. Detailed Risk Assessment

Download the risk assessment report.