Are There Any Snakes in Ireland?

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There are no native wild snakes in Ireland. This is because Ireland was isolated in the last Ice Age by glaciations, killing off the snakes which never found their way back again across the Irish Sea from the mainland of the British Isles.
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Aside from zoos and pets, there are no snakes in Ireland.
This is because Ireland was underwater when snakes first evolved from their lizard forebears about 100 million years ago.
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In fun, legend has it St Patrick drove all the snakes away back in the fifth century.The state of affairs has more to do with the unpredictable ways of Ireland.
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There are no native snakes in Ireland - it's one of the few places on earth that is free from reptiles.
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Legend has it that St. Patrick drove all the snakes from Ireland. He herded the
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Some Irish have snakes as pets, and the zoos have some, but there are no snakes in the wild in Ireland. Legend has it St.Patrick drove them out!
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