Yep, thats right, I eat stinging nettles. I found out they were edible a few weeks ago (thanks internet) and have been eating them nearly every day since then, with no ill effects. I boil them for a few minutes and serve them as a vegetable with meat. Nettles taste similar to spinach, except sweeter. The juice from the boiling is also sweet and I drink that for full vitamin absorption.
Nettles grow prolifically in Ireland, from April onwards, so theyre extremely easy to source. Theyre also easy to identify. Its best to harvest them with gloves on to avoid stings. I usually use a scissors to harvest the top of the plant where the leaves are youngest. Ive gotten my food bill down a bit by boiling a pot of nettles every night. Lovely!