Fancy Tucking Into Lime Coriander Mealworms And Green Curry Crickets? Here's Where You Can Bug Out This Month

Chocolate ants for afters?

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Here at, you know we love to eat. But we're not sure that even we would give these a go!

The Rentokil 'Pestaurant' is coming to the National Ploughing Championships again this year and shall be serving edible bugs free of charge!

Here's what's on offer:

  • Plain roasted locusts
  • Plain roasted mealworms
  • Plain roasted crickets
  • Plain roasted buffallo
  • Lime coriander mealworms
  • Ham cheese mealworms
  • Chilli pepper crickets
  • Green curry crickets
  • Giant crickets
  • Adult buffalo
  • Ant chocolate rounds
  • Cricket lollipops (peach and raspberry flavour)
  • Mealworm lollipops(ear and cherry flavour)
  • Grasshopper lollipops (kiwi flavour)

The National Ploughing Championship returns to Tullamore in Co. Offaly for its third consecutive year from September 20th to 22nd.

Surprising fact - we're not an exception if we're eating bugs, as according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, over two billion people worldwide already supplement their diet with insects.

Give it a try! And you could even win an iPad mini for your efforts.

More info here.

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Úna Harty

Úna is a Limerick hun who refers to everyone as either gal or pal. Despite the fact that she’s studying Nanoscience she loves a bitta theatre, a bitta writing and a bitta Gaeilge. You’ll find her in The George most nights of the week covered in glitter trying to keep the Harty Party going. Her diet mainly consists of chocolate, pizza and popcorn.