Stinging Nettles – A Cautionary Lesson For Tourists To Ireland

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Stinging nettles love Ireland’s moist, fertile soil and grow prolifically. When wandering through the lush Irish countryside, remember nettles are Ireland’s equivalent to North American poison ivy. The lasting effects of a nettle sting may not  be as severe as poison ivy rash, but every tourist to Ireland should learn to identify and avoid these […]