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Christian Student Pranks Entire NUIG By Running For Equality Officer

Christian Student Pranks Entire NUIG By Running For Equality Officer

A Christian student Enoch Burke, attending NUI Galway, has pranked the entire college by fooling them into thinking that he actually wanted to be elected the student’s equality officer. By… Read more »

Facebook Buys Students’ Mini Company For €450 Million

Facebook Buys Students’ Mini Company For €450 Million

Two 12 year olds from Portumna Community School in Galway, have become the latest entrepreneurs to be acquired by Facebook, for a staggering €450 million. By Cormac Moore Facebook have been on an… Read more »

Alarming Number of Students Still Convinced Leaving Cert Is Important

Alarming Number of Students Still Convinced Leaving Cert Is Important

A recent study has today revealed that a large amount of leaving certificate students are still convinced that the state exams are in some way valuable to their personal and professional lives…. Read more »

Frustrated NCI Librarian Didn’t Have Any Sex Over Xmas | Video

Frustrated NCI Librarian Didn’t Have Any Sex Over Xmas | Video

A librarian in the National College of Ireland, has today removed a student from the campus library, because apparently, she “didn’t have any sex over Christmas”, The Potato can exclusively… Read more »

Art Student Embarks on Year Long Project and What He Discovers Will Amaze You

Art Student Embarks on Year Long Project and What He Discovers Will Amaze You

If you’ve ever made a New Year’s Resolution then keep reading. This story will warm your heart! New Year’s Day 2013. Former NCAD student Colin McCarthy embarks on a truly… Read more »

Goverment Launch The Young Bondholder Of The Year Award

Goverment Launch The Young Bondholder Of The Year Award

As part of the medium term economic plan being announced this afternoon, it appears the government are going to launch a national initiative, aimed at getting more young Irish people… Read more »

Company Looking For ‘Expert Intern’ Don’t Understand Concept of Internship

Company Looking For ‘Expert Intern’ Don’t Understand Concept of Internship

It appears that a company in Dublin that is looking for an intern, does not actually have any idea about what an internship is.  The company, Gobshite Ltd is an… Read more »

Student Leaving Assignment Until Very Last Minute

Student Leaving Assignment Until Very Last Minute

DIT Business and Management student Kevin Gallagher has decided to leave his end of semester assignment until the very last minute. The student’s marketing assignment is due in on the… Read more »

Devastated Student Removes New Zealand From Travel Plans

Devastated Student Removes New Zealand From Travel Plans

24 year old student Darren O’Reilly has today decided to completely remove New Zealand from his list of countries he wants to visit next summer.  The decision was made while… Read more »

Enda Kenny In Paris To Tell Youth They Should Probably Just Emigrate Too

Enda Kenny In Paris To Tell Youth They Should Probably Just Emigrate Too

Enda Kenny has today travelled to Paris to attend a conference on youth unemployment in Europe. The Taoiseach is to deliver a keynote speech to the young people of Europe,… Read more »

College GAA Player Has Been Wearing Same Team Hoodie For 3 Years

College GAA Player Has Been Wearing Same Team Hoodie For 3 Years

A DIT Senior GAA player has been wearing the exact same team hoodie for the last 3 years, a special report by The Potato can reveal. Sean O’Neill purchased the… Read more »

Dublin Bus Start Charging People To Wait At Bus Stops

Dublin Bus Start Charging People To Wait At Bus Stops

From next Monday, Dublin Bus will begin charging passengers to wait at bus stops around the city, in another strategic move to make public transport even more expensive than ever… Read more »

Things Freshers Say – DCU | Video

Things Freshers Say – DCU | Video

Things Freshers Say. A comprehensive video analysis of the common verbal utterances of first year university students at campuses around Ireland.

UCD Student Still Desperately Searching For Parking Space

UCD Student Still Desperately Searching For Parking Space

19 year old Simon Cullen is this evening still desperately trying to find a car parking space on the campus of UCD.  Simon has been searching for a space for… Read more »

Mature Student Asks Another Pointless Question

Mature Student Asks Another Pointless Question

Students in a UCD Commerce class were today subjected to the pointless questions from an incredibly irritating mature student, the Potato can reveal today.  38 year old Johann Duerr, is a… Read more »

Clinically-Depressed Teacher Agrees Teaching is “Easy Career”

Clinically-Depressed Teacher Agrees Teaching is “Easy Career”

As the Friday workday draws to a close, Barry Lyons knows what awaits him when he meets his friends for their usual end-of-week pints. As a teacher of Irish and Geography in… Read more »

Teacher Exhausted After Long Day Of Reading Answers From Back Of Book

Teacher Exhausted After Long Day Of Reading Answers From Back Of Book

A 27 year old newly appointed maths teacher in a south Dublin secondary school, has today returned home exhausted after a long and hard day reading answers from the back… Read more »

First Year’s Bag Weighs More Than He Does

First Year’s Bag Weighs More Than He Does

12 year old Scott Thompson was today left shocked and upset to find out that the bag he needs for big school weighs more than he actually does. Scott was… Read more »

Ruairi Quinn Confirmed To Have Alzheimer’s Disease

Ruairi Quinn Confirmed To Have Alzheimer’s Disease

News today has emerged that Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn has developed the early onset of Alzheimer’s disease.  The news comes after the Minister proposes more cuts to college grants… Read more »

Many Men In Their Late 20’s Heading Out Tonight

Many Men In Their Late 20’s Heading Out Tonight

A survey taken of men in their mid to late twenties this afternoon has revealed that the large majority of them are planning on heading out tonight on a mid… Read more »

Leaving Cert 2013: 9 Careers That Don’t Need Qualifications

Leaving Cert 2013: 9 Careers That Don’t Need Qualifications

So, you’ve gotten your leaving cert results and are wondering what the next step is? Maybe you got the points you wanted, maybe you didn’t. Maybe you failed miserably and… Read more »

Abandoned Leaving Cert Students Overcrowding Orphanages

Abandoned Leaving Cert Students Overcrowding Orphanages

Orphanages all over Ireland have closed their doors as record numbers of crying Leaving Cert students registered themselves, resulting in over-crowding. “It’s amazing. At half nine I looked out my… Read more »

Girl Convinced She Failed Exams Gets 595 Points

Girl Convinced She Failed Exams Gets 595 Points

18 year old Sarah McNally, convinced she was going to fail all her exams and ruin her entire life, discovered today that she in fact got 595 points in her… Read more »

Student Who Answered ‘Science Bitch’ Fails Chemistry Exam

Student Who Answered ‘Science Bitch’ Fails Chemistry Exam

17 year old Brian O’Connor from Terenure College in Dublin, today discovered that he failed his Leaving Certificate chemistry exam after he wrote “science bitch” on a number of answer… Read more »

Breaking Bad To Drive Science Courses Higher On CAO

Breaking Bad To Drive Science Courses Higher On CAO

Leaked reports obtained recently by The Potato from the Central Administrations Office shows that this year, science courses are expected to surge in points, mainly due to the popularity caused… Read more »

The Summer Of 2013 Being Added To Leaving Cert

The Summer Of 2013 Being Added To Leaving Cert

The Department of Education have today announced that The Summer Of 2013 will become a new, compulsory subject for Leaving Certificate students. The new subject will be introduced in 2015… Read more »

Karma Announces 100 New Jobs for Youth Defence Project

Karma Announces 100 New Jobs for Youth Defence Project

Karma has today announced that it will be expanding it’s operations in Dublin over the next few months, as it has landed a large scale project in dealing with Pro… Read more »

Teacher Feeling Guilty Getting Paid For Doing Nothing

Teacher Feeling Guilty Getting Paid For Doing Nothing

27 year old Geography and CSPE teacher Niamh O’Connell has today informed The Potato that he has began to feel slightly guilty about getting paid during her time off for… Read more »

12 Year Old Creates App Designed To Make Men Cry

12 Year Old Creates App Designed To Make Men Cry

A 12 year old boy from Kenmare in County Kerry is the latest child prodigy to have found massive success with an iPhone app he has developed. Sean Regan’s app… Read more »

Spanish Students Even More Annoying After Match

Spanish Students Even More Annoying After Match

Reports are coming in from all over the country today that Spanish students who are currently staying in Ireland, are becoming some how even more annoying than usual. This follows… Read more »

Students To Get Bonus Points If Grannies Pray In Irish

Students To Get Bonus Points If Grannies Pray In Irish

The Department of Education has just made an announcement that may help students gain additional points in the leaving cert this year and ease their entry into their desired university… Read more »

Exam Swats Killing People With Global Warming

Exam Swats Killing People With Global Warming

In a shocking revelation, it appears that swats that ask for huge amounts of additional paper in their exams, are the single greatest threat to the  survival of our national… Read more »

Leaving Cert Being Extended To Improve Weather

Leaving Cert Being Extended To Improve Weather

The Leaving Certificate Exams are set to be extended by several months, to help improve the Irish weather during the summer and give a much needed boost to tourism. The… Read more »

Everyone Not Doing The Leaving Cert Having A Great Day

Everyone Not Doing The Leaving Cert Having A Great Day

Reports are emerging this afternoon that everyone who is not doing the Leaving Cert, is having a really good day today.  And that appears to be for 2 reasons. The… Read more »

Details Of Cork Clock Attack Revealed 1 Year On

Details Of Cork Clock Attack Revealed 1 Year On

Details of a horrific attack on a clock in a school in Cork, by a 3rd year student, are finally being revealed tonight thanks to whistle-blowers on social media site Twitter…. Read more »

Skinny Woman Still Lost In Abercrombie Shop

Skinny Woman Still Lost In Abercrombie Shop

Gardaí are appealing for any information that may lead to the discovery of 23 year old Sarah Murphy after she disappeared in Abercrombie and Fitch’s Dublin store yesterday. The woman… Read more »

Leaving Cert Students Better Off Working in Sweat Shops

Leaving Cert Students Better Off Working in Sweat Shops

The Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC), an independent body set up by the UN, has commissioned a startling report showing children doing the Leaving Cert undergo more… Read more »

Student Not As Stressed As She Should Be For Exams

Student Not As Stressed As She Should Be For Exams

Fiona Byrne, 20, who is studying Business & Management in DIT, is worried that she is nowhere near as stressed as she should be in order to make her bother… Read more »

Applied Conspiracy Theory Exam Paper Revealed

Applied Conspiracy Theory Exam Paper Revealed

So, after hearing the news that Applied Conspiracy Theory was being added to the Leaving Certificate, we were given an anonymous tip off by an insider who gave us an exclusive preview… Read more »

Conspiracy Theory To Become New Leaving Cert Subject

Conspiracy Theory To Become New Leaving Cert Subject

Applied Conspiracy Theory is set to become the latest addition to the Leaving Certificate in an attempt to bring the outdated course into the 21st century. Conspiracy Theory has been… Read more »

Graduate Position Requires 5 Years Experience

Graduate Position Requires 5 Years Experience

Are you a recent graduate that’s looking for work rather than emmigrating? Do you have a qualification in computer science or similar discipline? Did you somehow manage to work a… Read more »

Companies Now Charging People To Apply For Jobs

Companies Now Charging People To Apply For Jobs

Following on from a recent investigation we reported on, where interns were being replaced with more interns in large organisations, it appears now that many companies have started to charge… Read more »

Intern Gets Another Great Reference

Intern Gets Another Great Reference

26 year old Laura Kenny has just finished up her latest unpaid internship with a large PR company in Dublin’s city centre and gotten herself another glowing reference. The ambitious… Read more »

Student Fears Lecturer Hates Her

Student Fears Lecturer Hates Her

21 year old finance student Suzanne Larkin, fears that one of her lecturers actually hates her, after she failed her latest mid term test in Financial Derivatives. The disheartened NUI Maynooth… Read more »

Student Hopes New A4 Pad Will Help Motivation

Student Hopes New A4 Pad Will Help Motivation

Trinity student Simon Quinn hopes that after purchasing a new A4 pad, that his motivation and ability to study will drastically improve. The final year science student’s end of year… Read more »

Student’s Self Filling Fridge Still Broken

Student’s Self Filling Fridge Still Broken

19 year old Killian Fogarty, a student in NUI Maynooth, has today claimed that he and numerous other students are victims of irresponsible landlords, after revealing that his self filling fridge… Read more »

Student Takes Another Break From Studying In Library

Student Takes Another Break From Studying In Library

A UCD Commerce student has taken multiple breaks during her day studying in the library. Michelle Weston, started the day early, by getting to the library before 9am, to ensure she got a… Read more »

Broke Student Sells Liver To Pay For Trinity Ball 2013 Ticket

Broke Student Sells Liver To Pay For Trinity Ball 2013 Ticket

A second year Arts student in Trinity, has opted to sell part of their liver to cover the costs of going to this years Trinity Ball 2013. With the line up just… Read more »

Rare Argos Catalogue Sells For €100 To Student Investor

Rare Argos Catalogue Sells For €100 To Student Investor

A savvy student investor has bagged himself a rare Argos catalogue for €100, The Potato can reveal today. Investors often move their money to more secure and strange assets during recessions. Gold is… Read more »

CAO Career Advice – Drug Dealing [Video]

CAO Career Advice – Drug Dealing [Video]

With the CAO deadline drawing ever closer, remember to consider all your options before choosing a college or career… Make sure to share this important information with anyone you know filling out… Read more »

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