Most-hated: Japanese knotweed is an incredibly invasive plant

Dublin City Council has agreed to work to eliminate one of Europe’s most hated weeds found on privately owned land in the Stoneybatter area of Dublin (...)

Gerry Scully who lives beside the  site where  Japanese knotweed is growing at O’Devaney Gardens  off the North Circular Road, Dublin. Photograph:  Tom Honan

Dublin City Council has declined to say how long it has been aware of the growth of Japanese knotweed on land it owns near the Phoenix Park or to outl(...)