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Puff Adder Snakebite in Ireland

A man in Dublin was hospitalised for a snakebite from a venomous Puff Adder Snake recently. This is the first case of snakebite in Ireland’s history. Ireland’s lack of Snakes Ireland is famous for having no native snake species. Local people attribute the lack of snakes to a Catholic Irish legend, St Patrick. He is ..

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar resigns

The Prime Minister of Ireland Leo Varadkar recently tendered his resignation as Taoiseach, which means Prime minister in the country. Though he submitted his resignation to the Irish President Michael Higgins, he continued to stay on as interim leader. As per the country’s constitution, the Taoiseach and the government will continue to carry on their ..

India Signs Christchurch Call to Action

India has decided to sign an international call initiated by the governments of France and New Zealand along with top social media companies to eliminate the violent and terrorist content online. Christchurch Call to Action Christchurch Call to Action was initiated after the Christchurch attacks. Christchurch Call to Action was signed and adopted with participation ..

Anna Burns wins 2018 Man Booker Prize for Fiction

Irish Author Anna Burns has won the prestigious 2018 Man Booker Prize for Fiction for her novel ‘Milkman’. With this, she became the first Northern Irish author and the first woman since 2013 to win the prize. Milkman is an exploration of Northern Ireland’s three decades of sectarian violence told through the voice of a ..