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Report: Woman ‘Really Stressed Out in Work’ Actually Does Sweet Fuck All

Report: Woman ‘Really Stressed Out in Work’ Actually Does Sweet Fuck All

A groundbreaking internal investigation has today unveiled that a woman who claimed to be “really stressed out in work”, actually does sweet fuck all. The HR department in MediaCo – a… Read more »

LinkedIn Profiles To Incorporate Star Signs

LinkedIn Profiles To Incorporate Star Signs

LinkedIn have announced today that the professional social networking platform will include people’s star signs, in an effort to reveal more about their character and behavioural traits for prospective employers…. Read more »

Clamping In Dublin To Be Finally Banned In 2014

Clamping In Dublin To Be Finally Banned In 2014

Dublin City Council have announced plans today that will result in clamping being prohibited in the city centre by the end of 2014.  By Cormac Moore The move comes after… Read more »

Today Confirmed As Worst Monday Ever

Today Confirmed As Worst Monday Ever

Monday’s have long been known as the worst day of the week, but new research is indicating that today, Monday the 6th of January, may in fact be the worst… 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 »

Woman Must Face Boss After Awkward Xmas Party Incident

Woman Must Face Boss After Awkward Xmas Party Incident

An awkward and still slightly hungover 27 year old Ruth Hand is not looking forward to speaking with her boss today, after the company’s xmas party on Friday evening. Hand… 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 »

Irish Rail Handing Out Free Lubricant To Commuters This Week

Irish Rail Handing Out Free Lubricant To Commuters This Week

Irish Rail have announced that they will be handing out free lubricant for commuters all this week, to try help them cope with the f*cking they will be receiving  with the… Read more »

Study: Making A Mess In McDonald’s Will Help Create Jobs

Study: Making A Mess In McDonald’s Will Help Create Jobs

A new OECD study published today has outlined steps that will help stimulate job growth across Ireland. The economic data from the published report shows that by leaving your food… Read more »

Paddy Power To Gamble Profits In Attempt To Hit End Of Year Targets

Paddy Power To Gamble Profits In Attempt To Hit End Of Year Targets

Irish bookmakers Paddy Power is to gamble a significant portion of its cash in an attempt to hit profit targets, which are currently €11 million off what they expected them… Read more »

Snapchat Founder Confirmed As Being Dumbest Person On Planet

Snapchat Founder Confirmed As Being Dumbest Person On Planet

Evidence is emerging today that is confirming that Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel, is in fact the dumbest person on planet earth, after rejecting a $3 Billion cash bid for his loss… 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 »

Sales Of Fizzy Orange Surge 900%

Sales Of Fizzy Orange Surge 900%

Shops around Ireland have today experienced a huge increase in demand for fizzy orange. Some outlets have reported a staggering 900% increase today when compared with previous daily averages. It… Read more »

Crucial Life Advice From a Fianna Fáil Candidate

Crucial Life Advice From a Fianna Fáil Candidate

In the first of a fortnightly series of advice columns, the Potato has asked potential Fianna Fail candidate for Dublin South, Donnacha Flynn to answer some of our readers questions…. Read more »

POLL: Do You Ever Vote On Online Polls?

POLL: Do You Ever Vote On Online Polls?

Polls are becoming a more common feature on many online publications these days. They are a fantastic way to get a snapshot of people’s opinions and can be used to… Read more »

Job Fairy Working With Government To Help Solve Employment Crisis

Job Fairy Working With Government To Help Solve Employment Crisis

The government has today launched its new nationwide campaign designed to get more unemployed people back to work. Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton launched today’s campaign that… Read more »

Man Wins Imaginary Argument With His Boss

Man Wins Imaginary Argument With His Boss

A 27 year old man has today won an imaginary argument with his boss after she condescendingly rejected his proposals for a project they were working on. Colm Sweeney is… Read more »

Man Devastated After Forgetting About Casual Friday

Man Devastated After Forgetting About Casual Friday

30 year old Patrick Sweeney was today left devastated as he discovered that he completely forgot about his company’s casual Friday policy and showed up to work in a fully… Read more »

Latest Figures Show Slave Trade In Ireland Tops 20,000

Latest Figures Show Slave Trade In Ireland Tops 20,000

Latest figures announced by Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton show that the amount of slaves in Ireland has topped the 20,000 figure mark.  The figure was seen as an… Read more »

Scientist Claims Internet Will Run Out Of Lists By 2020

Scientist Claims Internet Will Run Out Of Lists By 2020

Buzz F. Hubbert, a research scientist in the field of  information systems and data analysis, has caused massive controversy today by claiming  the Internet will run out of list articles… Read more »

Shoplifter Delighted To Be Stealing Music From HMV Again

Shoplifter Delighted To Be Stealing Music From HMV Again

Danny McNamara (36) a self-proclaimed music snob and court-proclaimed petty larcenist told The Potato yesterday that he is delighted at the reopening of HMV on Henry Street in Dublin. “When… Read more »

Intern Rushed To Hospital With 56 Paper Cuts

Intern Rushed To Hospital With 56 Paper Cuts

26 year old Tara Kennedy was today rushed to hospital after receiving a reported 56 paper cuts from extensive filing in a city centre office this morning. Tara, who has… Read more »

Tolls To Be Introduced On Busy City Centre Paths

Tolls To Be Introduced On Busy City Centre Paths

A new initiative being launched by the Department of Transport will see several paths in Dublin’s City Centre become tolled, meaning that pedestrians will have to fork out money to… Read more »

Life Coach Still Hasn’t Achieved Anything Outstanding

Life Coach Still Hasn’t Achieved Anything Outstanding

45 year old Life Coach Deidre O’Keefe still hasn’t achieved anything outstanding in her life and is beginning to wonder if she ever will. Deirdre has been training and coaching… Read more »

€2M Worth of Counterfeit Tea Seized In Strabane

€2M Worth of Counterfeit Tea Seized In Strabane

A joint effort this afternoon between the Gardaí and the PSNI has seen a man in his late 60’s arrested for illegally importing over €2 million worth of tea.  The… Read more »

EXPOSED: Ryanair Funded Channel 4 Dispatches Program

EXPOSED: Ryanair Funded Channel 4 Dispatches Program

In a hugely shocking turn of events, it appears that Ryanair secretly funded the Channel 4 Dispatches documentary as part of an overall marketing campaign to convince people to bring… Read more »

Special Report: Inside Ireland’s HR Departments

Special Report: Inside Ireland’s HR Departments

Over the previous month, The Potato gained permission to shadow a number of Human Resources (HR) departments in a variety of companies around Ireland. With the CSO estimating national unemployment… Read more »

Arthur Guinness Project Appeal – Heist Take Two

Arthur Guinness Project Appeal – Heist Take Two

How much money have we given to Guinness over the years? Loads. Except you Sober Jeremy, but you’ve always been a bit…. sober haven’t you? Well now it’s time for… Read more »

Giraffe Childcare Centres To Finally Shut Down

Giraffe Childcare Centres To Finally Shut Down

The Giraffe Childcare Centres around the country are set to finally close, after another incident at the Stepaside centre caused more controversy for the creche.  Two toddlers escaped the Stepaside… Read more »

Siesta Now Compulsory In Irish Workday

Siesta Now Compulsory In Irish Workday

Siestas will now become a compulsory part of the Irish workday as the heatwave continues to keep temperatures at record levels. From tomorrow onwards, employers will be legally required to… Read more »

Man Wishes He Was Unemployed This Week

Man Wishes He Was Unemployed This Week

29 year old Simon Campbell has today revealed that he wishes he was unemployed so that he could actually get a chance to enjoy the freak heat wave, instead of… 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 »

Dangerous Batch Of Pollen Hits Irish Streets

Dangerous Batch Of Pollen Hits Irish Streets

Gardaí are warning of a dangerous batch of pollen that has recently been made widely available on the streets of Ireland. The strain is said to be particularly potent and… Read more »

AIB Introduce New Lotto Winning Charge

AIB Introduce New Lotto Winning Charge

As news that one of the Euromillions winners has come from Ireland, Allied Irish Banks have announced their plans to introduce a new Lotto Winning Charge on all of their… Read more »

MISSING: Average Irish Workers On €36,079

MISSING: Average Irish Workers On €36,079

An appeal to help find the average Irish workers on €36,079 has been issued today.  Latest CSO figures show that the average worker in Ireland earns €36,079 per year which… 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 »

Racist Bed & Breakfast  | Video

Racist Bed & Breakfast | Video

In tough economic times, the businesses that survive are the ones that know their market and dominate their niche. Providing for the needs of a very specific group of people… Read more »

Dublin Bus Introducing Strick New Door Policies

Dublin Bus Introducing Strick New Door Policies

Dublin Bus has today announced that it will be introducing a number of new policies for all it’s routes in an attempt to change people’s perceptions of public transport and… 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 »

Office Worker Complains It’s Too Hot

Office Worker Complains It’s Too Hot

Bernard Farrelly (42) of Santry Dublin today thought it was necessary to note to his colleagues at Thomas & Thomas accountants that it was in his opinion, “far too hot”…. Read more »

TV3 Announce New Version Of The Apprentice

TV3 Announce New Version Of The Apprentice

Executives at TV3 have today announced the return of the revamped show, The Apprentice. The latest UK version has been on the air for the last number of weeks and… Read more »

Amy’s Baking Company Gets Own TV Series

Amy’s Baking Company Gets Own TV Series

TV producers in the states have quickly jumped on an opportunity to cash in with Amy’s Baking Company as they have given it it’s very own TV series. The Westboro Baptist Church,… 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 »

Elderly Sex Lives At Risk With Pfizer Plant Closing

Elderly Sex Lives At Risk With Pfizer Plant Closing

Many local randy residents from Cork, are today concerned over where their supply of Viagra will come from with the news that Pfizer is to close it’s Little Island plant. The plant… Read more »

Red Bull Team Up With Nando’s To Finally Give Wings

Red Bull Team Up With Nando’s To Finally Give Wings

Energy drinks company Red Bull have today announced that they will be teaming up with international food chain Nando’s as part of their overall marketing strategy to give customers wings. Red Bull… Read more »

Joe Duffy Added To New Irish 5 Euro Notes | Image

Joe Duffy Added To New Irish 5 Euro Notes | Image

It would appear that the new Irish 5 Euro notes will have none other than Joe Duffy imprinted on them. With so many people upset about the economy, it would… Read more »

Independent.ie Becomes Ireland’s Largest Advertising Site

Independent.ie Becomes Ireland’s Largest Advertising Site

End of  the month figures have given Independent.ie staff reason to celebrate. The website has been crowned Ireland’s largest ad hosting site, beating off stiff competition from Adverts.ie. Recently the company… 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 »

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