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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# noble false widow

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Woman hospitalised for six days after being bitten by 'Noble False Widow' spider
Another woman was forced to leave her home after being bitten by the spider.
Spider eats native Irish lizard in first recorded case
The unusual scene was recorded in a private garden in Killiney, Co Dublin in May 2017.