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Sunday 26 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# snake

Last year
# There's a snake in my boot
US border officers find 52 lizards and snakes hidden in man’s clothing
The truck driver was pulled over for an additional inspection at the San Ysidro border crossing with Mexico.
All time
# sammi
5ft-long Burmese python found in Wicklow Mountains
It’s believed the python was abandoned – the female python is not in good health.
# To be Frank
Pope Francis warns against 'fake news' and compares it to the story of Adam and Eve
Fake news was popularised as a phrase by Donald Trump.
# Look What You Made Me Do
In this war of words, Taylor Swift is the only winner
Whatever team you’re on, the victor is clear.
# Sydney
Prisoners care for animals, including snake addicted to meth, as part of rehab programme
Officials say the scheme helps develop life skills for inmates preparing for the outside world.
# Ohio
'He's biting my nose': Rescued boa constrictor killed after attacking US woman
“I’ve never heard of this before,” the dispatcher says in a recording of the call.
# not a branch
Are you missing a reptile? This 3 foot long, albino corn snake was found up a tree in Ballybrack
A man climbed up the tree when he spotted a snake hidden among the branches on Monday evening.
# it's baaaack
Back from the dead: Nokia relaunches the iconic 3310
The iconic phone was relaunched alongside three new smartphones from Nokia.
# Slither-In
Student finds 11-foot snake in his car engine
Nope. Nope. Nope.
# Taking riskssss
Professional snake catchers: How this Indian tribe saves lives by harvesting venom
The Irula tribe captures snakes to harvest their venom before returning them to nature.
# bram stoker
The painless man and reptile queen: Meet one of Ireland's more unusual power couples
Kitty le Roux and Grim Squeaker are part of Bleedin’ Deadly, and plan to give you a bit of a scare this Halloween.
# Malaysia
'World's longest snake' dies after capture on tourist island
The python was due to be transferred to Malaysia’s Department of Wildlife when it passed away.
# New South Wales
Young girl dies after snake bite in Australia
The child was bitten by a brown snake in New South Wales.
# Punishment
Chelsea sack steward after Fabregas 'snake' jibe
The Blues employee has been dismissed after suggesting that the playmaker still had allegiances to Arsenal.
# 00s kids
#TodaysKidsWillNeverKnow has taken over Twitter and it's brilliantly nostalgic
Educating today’s kids on what it was like back in the day (well, the early 00s).
# run rabbit run
Watch this rabbit kick a snake's ass to save her baby
Mammy rabbit does not take ANY prisoners.
# snake
Nokia Snake is back, and you will never get anything done again
Snake is coming to smartphones. Rejoice!
# danger mouse
A woman bought a mouse to feed her snake, but they became BFFs instead
Mice are friends, not food!
# Nostalgia
This is how you can play the classic Snake game on your phone
Complete with Nokia 3210 buttons (kinda).
# Minty Python
Dublin Zoo has a new snake and he's very, very green
So very green.
# getting cereal
A man found a huge python in his box of cornflakes
The very best to you each morn.
# snakes and ladders
These fire fighters had to deal with a slippery customer yesterday...
# snakes in a toilet
Woman plunges blocked toilet, pulls out 5ft boa constrictor
Not ideal.
# Graphic
Ever wanted to see a python eat a wallaby? You're in luck
If not, look away now.
# my anaconda don't
The internet is mad that this man didn't get eaten alive by a snake on TV
Like, really mad.
# Week in Web
Weird Wide Web: Smartphone lanes, cat music remixes and robot snake arms
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
# snake
This Kobe Bryant statue is the weirdest thing you'll see today
# ssssspa day
Zoo offers 'snake massages' from four giant, deadly pythons
No. Just no.
# sneaky snake
Woman traumatised after finding a python in her loo
She now can’t use the toilet in her own home. Naturally.
# 3d art
Someone DREW the Snake game from your old Nokia phone
And he made it move…
# snakes in a pub
A snake was discovered in a pipe in a Cavan pub
SCREAM. It was dead, but still. SCREAM.
# Ssss-up Bro!
Snakes on a play-ing field: Rugby league game interrupted by lethal pitch invader
Who knew the sidelines could be such a dangerous place.
# the horror!
Here's the most terrifying 18-second video you'll ever see
# cold blooded
Snake gobbles up crocodile after fierce battle
“When you actually looked at the snake, you could actually see the crocodile’s ridges, legs and everything inside its belly,” a witness said.
# Game Over?
13 addictive games that almost ruined your life
Just one more level. One more.
# sssssssofa
Woman finds 4ft boa constrictor living in her second-hand sofa
It had been in her bedroom furniture for two months.
# What?
Stop! 2013 has a last-minute winner for 'weirdest Irish headline'
It involves an Irish model, a dead snake, and a holiday in North Korea.
# gentlesnakes
These fancy snakes wearing hats and moustaches are ssssirs
We never thought we’d find snakes cute, until now.
# Snakes on a Plane
Actual snake on a plane delays 370 Qantas passengers
Samuel L Jackson was not needed though.
# News Fix
Here Is What Happened Today: Tuesday
Everyone’s talking about the end of the Dublin Bus strike, the court ruling against Seán Quinn and family and a tragedy in Canada in which two children were killed by an escaped snake.