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#Spiders

# spiders - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Irish scientists discover cause of 'skin-eating' conditions from False Widow spiders
# Study
# Study

Irish scientists discover cause of 'skin-eating' conditions from False Widow spiders

Dec 1st 2020, 1:00 PM 27,165 Views 23 Comments

The finding was the result of research carried out by scientists at NUI Galway.

# spiders - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Former eBay employees charged after allegedly sending spiders and cockroaches to US couple
# Investigation
# Investigation

Former eBay employees charged after allegedly sending spiders and cockroaches to US couple

Jun 16th 2020, 7:47 AM 17,467 Views 0 Comments

The campaign was allegedly over a newsletter they published which was critical of the company.

# spiders - Friday 24 January, 2020

'Handsome chaps': Red-bellied jumping spider spotted in Ireland for the first time
# Philaeus Chrysops
# Philaeus Chrysops

'Handsome chaps': Red-bellied jumping spider spotted in Ireland for the first time

Jan 24th 2020, 6:20 AM 79,716 Views 39 Comments

Ireland’s warming climate could mean the species becomes a regular fixture in the country.

# spiders - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Woman hospitalised for six days after being bitten by 'Noble False Widow' spider
# Waterford
# Waterford

Woman hospitalised for six days after being bitten by 'Noble False Widow' spider

Jul 17th 2019, 6:01 PM 92,008 Views 87 Comments

Another woman was forced to leave her home after being bitten by the spider.

# spiders - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Spider eats native Irish lizard in first recorded case
# Noble False Widow
# Noble False Widow

Spider eats native Irish lizard in first recorded case

Jul 26th 2018, 1:07 PM 45,910 Views 54 Comments

The unusual scene was recorded in a private garden in Killiney, Co Dublin in May 2017.

# spiders - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Poll: Are you afraid of spiders?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Are you afraid of spiders?

Oct 5th 2017, 12:44 PM 20,654 Views 47 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# spiders - Monday 9 January, 2017

Super-strong man-made spider silk could soon be used to repair spinal cords
# Spin Doctors
# Spin Doctors

Super-strong man-made spider silk could soon be used to repair spinal cords

Jan 9th 2017, 10:22 PM 12,134 Views 10 Comments

The material is one of nature’s strongest materials but it’s notoriously hard to farm.

# spiders - Friday 4 November, 2016

This Irish mam is sick of spiders invading her home, so she's giving them a written warning
# Ring The Alarm
From The Daily Edge
# Ring The Alarm

This Irish mam is sick of spiders invading her home, so she's giving them a written warning

Nov 4th 2016, 1:55 PM 4,633 Views 3 Comments

Woe betide any spider who dares cross the threshold from now on.

# spiders - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

14 struggles that are too real if you're f**king TERRIFIED of spiders
# Eight Legged Freaks
From The Daily Edge
# Eight Legged Freaks

14 struggles that are too real if you're f**king TERRIFIED of spiders

Oct 5th 2016, 1:08 PM 5,811 Views 5 Comments

There are no pictures of scary spiders in this article, we promise.

# spiders - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

A Limerick woman found this frankly terrifying spider in her bananas after the Big Shop
# The Itsy Bitsy Spider
From The Daily Edge
# The Itsy Bitsy Spider

A Limerick woman found this frankly terrifying spider in her bananas after the Big Shop

Sep 28th 2016, 9:04 AM 5,312 Views 3 Comments

NOPE. NO THANK YOU.

# spiders - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Watch an entire family lose their minds over a poor unfortunate spider From The Daily Edge

Watch an entire family lose their minds over a poor unfortunate spider

Jan 21st 2016, 7:40 AM 3,745 Views 3 Comments

“I FELT IT ON ME!”

# spiders - Monday 7 December, 2015

Hundreds have complained about Ferne McCann eating a live spider on I'm A Celeb
# Bushtucker Trial
From The Daily Edge
# Bushtucker Trial

Hundreds have complained about Ferne McCann eating a live spider on I'm A Celeb

Dec 7th 2015, 7:56 PM 7,022 Views 2 Comments

The former TOWIE star was given the revolting task during her final Bushtucker Trial last night.

# spiders - Friday 27 November, 2015

Police rushed to a 'domestic dispute' - but just found a man screaming at a spider
# Australia
# Australia

Police rushed to a 'domestic dispute' - but just found a man screaming at a spider

Nov 27th 2015, 9:06 AM 14,741 Views 28 Comments

New South Wales Police posted a transcript of their conversation with the man online.

# spiders - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Police rushed to a 'domestic dispute', but just found a man screaming at a spider
# Along Came A Spider
From The Daily Edge
# Along Came A Spider

Police rushed to a 'domestic dispute', but just found a man screaming at a spider

Nov 26th 2015, 9:47 PM 3,876 Views 2 Comments

Same, TBH.

# spiders - Friday 23 October, 2015

Ten thousand spiders have have set up webbed camp on a bridge in Ohio
# Infested
# Infested

Ten thousand spiders have have set up webbed camp on a bridge in Ohio

Oct 23rd 2015, 7:39 PM 21,215 Views 17 Comments

The webs are making the bridge look like a Halloween wonderland.

# spiders - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

This guy willingly put spiders in his mouth to try and disprove an urban myth
# Along Came A Spider
From The Daily Edge
# Along Came A Spider

This guy willingly put spiders in his mouth to try and disprove an urban myth

Sep 15th 2015, 9:53 PM 4,203 Views 5 Comments

Distressing, but reassuring at the same time.

# spiders - Monday 14 September, 2015

11 truly horrifying spiders found in Irish homes this year
# Spider Invasion
From The Daily Edge
# Spider Invasion

11 truly horrifying spiders found in Irish homes this year

Sep 14th 2015, 2:04 PM 9,429 Views 6 Comments

Spiders, BE GONE.

# spiders - Monday 31 August, 2015

Here's what you need to know about those huge spiders in your house
# Opinion
# Opinion

Here's what you need to know about those huge spiders in your house

Aug 31st 2015, 8:02 AM 1,191 Views 39 Comments

It is generally agreed that the false widows’ bite is about as serious as a wasp or bee sting, writes Billy Flynn.

# spiders - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Yes, massive spiders are invading Irish homes and here’s why
# Creeping
From The Daily Edge
# Creeping

Yes, massive spiders are invading Irish homes and here’s why

Aug 27th 2015, 11:57 AM 10,297 Views 10 Comments

But it’s not all bad news.

# spiders - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

10 mildly infuriating things that can damn near ruin your day
# Not Today Satan
From The Daily Edge
# Not Today Satan

10 mildly infuriating things that can damn near ruin your day

Jun 2nd 2015, 9:30 PM 13,853 Views 1 Comment

*inhales sharply*

# spiders - Monday 18 May, 2015

It rained tiny spiders in this Australian town
# No Thank You
# No Thank You

It rained tiny spiders in this Australian town

May 18th 2015, 10:22 PM 25,578 Views 15 Comments

Yuck.

# spiders - Monday 20 April, 2015

A man tried to squash a spider, but the spider had one last trick up its sleeve
# Noooope
From The Daily Edge
# Noooope

A man tried to squash a spider, but the spider had one last trick up its sleeve

Apr 20th 2015, 7:09 PM 5,547 Views 8 Comments

ARACHNOPHOBES BEWARE: THere is a whole load of NOPE up in here.

# spiders - Friday 5 December, 2014

People with arachnophobia meet huge spiders
# Nope
From The Daily Edge
# Nope

People with arachnophobia meet huge spiders

Dec 5th 2014, 8:40 PM 2,795 Views 3 Comments

Terror town.

# spiders - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

8 real problems every man can identify with
# Fiddly Piddling
From The Daily Edge
# Fiddly Piddling

8 real problems every man can identify with

Nov 19th 2014, 1:07 PM 40,866 Views 77 Comments

The struggle is real.

# spiders - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

107 million spiders were found to be living in a disused US water treatment plant
# Along Came A Spider
From The Daily Edge
# Along Came A Spider

107 million spiders were found to be living in a disused US water treatment plant

Nov 5th 2014, 12:10 PM 21,610 Views 48 Comments

107 MILLION.

# spiders - Friday 10 October, 2014

US family flees home after thousands of deadly spiders 'bleed out' of the walls
# SCREAM
From The Daily Edge
# SCREAM

US family flees home after thousands of deadly spiders 'bleed out' of the walls

Oct 10th 2014, 8:24 PM 5,748 Views 8 Comments

That is exactly the verb they used.

# spiders - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Ireland's 'giant spider invasion' is real... but here's what you need to know
# Incey Wincey Spider
From The Daily Edge
# Incey Wincey Spider

Ireland's 'giant spider invasion' is real... but here's what you need to know

Sep 24th 2014, 12:51 PM 133,894 Views 112 Comments

It’s happening, but it’s normal.

# spiders - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Here's why you don't need to freak out about the 'spider hell house' in Carlow
# Spider House
From The Daily Edge
# Spider House

Here's why you don't need to freak out about the 'spider hell house' in Carlow

Sep 11th 2014, 12:27 PM 44,578 Views 73 Comments

A sizeable number of tropical spiders were found in a house in Carlow, but there is no need to be upset.

'100 killer spiders' were found in a Carlow house and they're causing mass hysteria
# Spider House
From The Daily Edge
# Spider House

'100 killer spiders' were found in a Carlow house and they're causing mass hysteria

Sep 11th 2014, 11:33 AM 9,282 Views 3 Comments

Not calmly, anyway.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Sep 11th 2014, 8:28 AM 9,031 Views 3 Comments

Temperatures of up to 22 degrees today… Here’s everything you need to know as you start your Thursday.

# spiders - Saturday 16 August, 2014

This video will make you think twice about killing a spider
# Spidey Sense
From The Daily Edge
# Spidey Sense

This video will make you think twice about killing a spider

Aug 16th 2014, 2:00 PM 3,724 Views 3 Comments

What if spiders went extinct? The world as we know it would end, apparently.

# spiders - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Giant spider photobombs BBC Scotland breakfast newscast
# Along Came A Spider
From The Daily Edge
# Along Came A Spider

Giant spider photobombs BBC Scotland breakfast newscast

Aug 13th 2014, 12:32 PM 3,319 Views 1 Comment

Turn that arachnophobia up to ninety.

# spiders - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Man tries to kill spider, ends up burning his house down
# Along Came A Spider
From The Daily Edge
# Along Came A Spider

Man tries to kill spider, ends up burning his house down

Jul 16th 2014, 9:59 PM 2,715 Views 1 Comment

KILL IT WITH FIRE! Except maybe don’t.

# spiders - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Fish-eating spiders exist, and here is horrifying proof
# Fish Dinner
From The Daily Edge
# Fish Dinner

Fish-eating spiders exist, and here is horrifying proof

Jun 19th 2014, 2:00 PM 17,829 Views 14 Comments

Well, this is awful.

# spiders - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Spider terrifies two girls by photobombing their selfie
# Buggin Out
From The Daily Edge
# Buggin Out

Spider terrifies two girls by photobombing their selfie

May 15th 2014, 4:42 PM 7,532 Views 3 Comments

IT JUST WANTED TO BE FRIENDS.

# spiders - Monday 12 May, 2014

How far can you make it without getting completely creeped out?
# No Sleep
From The Daily Edge
# No Sleep

How far can you make it without getting completely creeped out?

May 12th 2014, 9:30 PM 42,878 Views 47 Comments

You weren’t planning on sleeping anyway.

# spiders - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Is the false widow spider in Ireland? Maybe...
# Spiders
# Spiders

Is the false widow spider in Ireland? Maybe...

Oct 30th 2013, 6:45 AM 40,188 Views 79 Comments

*This article contains spiders.

# spiders - Friday 25 October, 2013

Have you seen a false widow spider where you live?
# Creep Crawlies
# Creep Crawlies

Have you seen a false widow spider where you live?

Oct 25th 2013, 8:43 PM 44,332 Views 174 Comments

Arachnophobics, look away now.

# spiders - Thursday 24 October, 2013

UK school forced to close after becoming infested with venomous spiders
# Aaargh
From The Daily Edge
# Aaargh

UK school forced to close after becoming infested with venomous spiders

Oct 24th 2013, 8:05 AM 23,542 Views 55 Comments

Worst reason to get a day off school EVER.

# spiders - Monday 5 August, 2013

The secret to making tarantula taste good? Batter it.
# Bee Salad
# Bee Salad

The secret to making tarantula taste good? Batter it.

Aug 5th 2013, 11:30 AM 8,089 Views 44 Comments

Spiders not to your liking? You could enjoy a grasshopper shish kebab instead.

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