Persian hogweed
Heracleum persicum
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Ecological damage and a danger of burns to humans
Pueraria sp.
Pueraria sp.
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Competes with native species. Crowds out native shrubs and trees
Purple pampas grass
Cortaderia jubata
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Crowds out native species
Raccoon
Procyon lotor
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Voracious predator and can cause decline of waterfowl. disease vector.
Raccoon Dog
Nyctereutes procyonoides
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Highly adaptable to new habitats. Voracious predator. Disease and parasite vector
Sacred ibis
Threskiornis aethiopicus
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
It outcompetes and predates on native water birds
Small Asian mongoose
Herpestes javanicus
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
It is an oppertunisitic feeder, and will impact on native mammals, amphibians, birds and reptiles
Sosnowsky’s hogweed
Heracleum sosnowskyi
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Once established, the species is almost impossible to eradicate
Tree-of-heaven
Ailanthus altissima
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Highly adaptable. Can outcompete native species
Invasive Species Ireland

Invasive Species Ireland