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Irish Rodenticide Resistance Project

  Resistance to the anticoagulant rodenticides is a growing problem in the EU. There is evidence of resistance to anticoagulants, including bromadiolone and difenacoum, in Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, The Netherlands and Hungary. In the UK, within a few years of the arrival of... more


The Irish Pest Control Association (IPCA) held their AGM on Friday 25th February in the Killeshin Hotel Portlaoise. Guest speakers included Simon Forester fromthe BPCA who briefed all attendees about the new CEPA standard.   Outgoing chairman Michael Loughlin from EMEL consulting was... more

First Roscommon man to be awarded with IPCA 'Accredited Technician' credentials

Alan O'Keeffe becomes the first Roscommon man to be awarded with IPCA 'Accredited Technician' credentials confirming his well earned status as a highly trained pest management professional. Congratulations to Alan. May he continue providing his clients in Roscommon and surrounding Counties with a... more

Staff of Cannon OCS been issued their Accredited Technician Credentials

Staff members of Cannon OCS with Brendan Ryan & Michael Loughlin (IPCA) been issued their  'Accredited Technician' Credentials  ... more

Proud Day for Ed Lee of Fingal Pest Control more

New poison controls in bid to save birds of prey more

Wildlife Aware Course

 Wildlife Aware Courses and Accreditation One-Day Course for Pest Control Technicians “Wildlife Aware” Course and Accreditation CRRU and IASIS in Ireland, have established the new “Wildlife Aware” training course, and associated accreditation scheme, for professional... more

Workshop on Legal and Responsible Rodenticide use for the Food Industry

Pictured at a recent Workshop on Legal and Responsible Rodenticide use for the Food Industry at NSAI were speakers Dr Mark Lynch, Chairman CRRU Ireland, Michael Loughlin IPCA, Eanna Ni Lamhna CRRU Ireland with Maurice Buckley CEO of NSAI ... more

The Biology, Identification and Control of Commensal Rodents

  ONLY 3 PLACES REMAINING BOOK NOW                       One Day IPCA Diploma Module Refresher Course       Course Ref: Mod 13-3       Commensal Rodents     · ... more

Important Information for Victims of Flooding from IPCA

   IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR VICTIMS OF FLOODING FROM THE IPCA   With regard to the recent flooding of our Cities, Towns & Countryside, the various public notices published in the media ought to be taken very seriously by all members of the public.   Flooding of fields,... more


RE-SCHEDULED COMMENSAL RODENT COURSE Commensal Rodent Course Re-Scheduled. New Course date Monday 3rd February 2014. (Course Schedule and details can be obtained in the Training Section on the website)... more

IPCA Forge Stronger Links with EHAI

   IPCA forge stronger links with EHAI’ – Pictured Mr. Brendan Ryan IPCA and Mr. Kieran Carberry – EHO Principal Officer... more

IPCA Forge Stronger Links with EHAI

  Mr. Brendan Ryan, Director IPCA and Mr. Bobby Kerr at the launch of the EHAI Yearbook 20th September 13... more

Brendan Higgins

Brendan Higgins of Central Pest Control submitted his resignation as Treasurer and Director of IPCA to the Executive Board at our last AGM in December 2012.  Brendan was elected to the IPCA Executive Board in 2007 and was elected Treasurer in 2008. During this time, Brendan set up a... more

IPCA Tradeshow

The IPCA would like to thanks all the exhibitors and speakers who suppored the Tradeshow on 7th Decebember 2012 in the Green Isle Hotel Exhibitors Spraychem / Killgerm Brandenburg  SX Environmental Supplies Modern Flyscreen BASF Gold Crop Barrettiine Russell IPM Biz Broker... more

IPCA Executive Board 2013

The IPCA Executive Board  for 2013    President:                                                    Mr. Darren O' Toole  Pestguard... more

Professional Pest Management Exhibition

  The Irish Pest Control Association is very pleased to announce that it shall mark the occasion of it’s 10th Birthday with a Professional Pest Management Exhibiton at the Green Isle Hotel on 7th December 2012.   The Exhibition will feature all of the latest products... more

IPCA Online Training Academy

The IPCA have set up The IPCA Online Training Academy in partnership with Olive Media.   The IPCA Training Academy will be available within the next couple of weeks. The following Accredited Courses will be available for our Members Food Safety Fire Safety Manual... more

IPCA Diploma Part 1 & Part 2

 IPCA Training and Certification sub-committee are currently undertaking a review of our Training syllabi and course content. Under consideration is a reconstruction of the Part 1 Course to make it applicable to trainees working in the Industry under the Trainee Licensing scheme and to... more

Pest Control Licensing Framework

 The IPCA’s Pest Control Licensing Framework Document is currently being considered by The Department of Agriculture, and we are awaiting their response.... more