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Christy Moore Drives Punters Back To Arthur’s Day

Christy Moore Drives Punters Back To Arthur’s Day

Thousands of people who had turned their back on the obscene Diageo marketing coup that is Arthur’s Day have been drawn back to it by the actions of one pompous… Read more »

Viewers Complain Over TV3’s “Celebrity” Apprentice

Viewers Complain Over TV3’s “Celebrity” Apprentice

Reports are emerging today that last nights episode of Celebrity Apprentice resulted in hundred of complaints being made to TV3 after the show aired.  Emails, phone calls and hand written… Read more »

POLL: Is Arthur’s Day About The Music Or The Piss Up?

POLL: Is Arthur’s Day About The Music Or The Piss Up?

Arthur’s Day, a celebration of Irish culture and heritage or an excuse for a mid week piss up? Although Diaego have finally admitted that the day is about excessive drinking,… Read more »

Diageo Admit Arthur’s Day Is About Excessive Drinking

Diageo Admit Arthur’s Day Is About Excessive Drinking

Diageo have finally come out and admitted today to the public that Arthur’s Day is mainly about excessive drinking to help them drive sales and market share. Although everyone already… Read more »

Skrillex Suing The “Step” Out Of The “Dubs”

Skrillex Suing The “Step” Out Of The “Dubs”

Dublin GAA faces its first major challenge today ahead of their All-Ireland Clash against Mayo- and it isn’t football related. American electronic music artist Skrillex is suing the Dublin GAA… Read more »

The Weekly Mash Up – September 20th

The Weekly Mash Up – September 20th

Casual Fridays, beauty pageants and GTA, those stories and more right here on The Weekly Mash Up. Rockstar VP: “Why Are People Paying For GTA V?” Rockstar Games’s VP has… Read more »

Dumb Parents Excited About Exploiting Their Children At Beauty Pageant

Dumb Parents Excited About Exploiting Their Children At Beauty Pageant

Ireland’s dumbest parents are all expected to converge in Balbriggan this weekend for the Universal Royalty Beauty Pageant – a competition that will see children as young as one year old… Read more »

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 »

Rockstar VP: “Why are people paying for GTA V?”

Rockstar VP: “Why are people paying for GTA V?”

As Grand Theft Auto V becomes available to the Irish market tonight, one man is extremely disappointed by how well the video game is expected to sell: Rockstar Games Vice-President,… Read more »

WIN Tickets To See Sean Nolan, Al Porter and Colm Tyrell

WIN Tickets To See Sean Nolan, Al Porter and Colm Tyrell

This Wednesday evening (sept 18th) in the Workman’s Club Dublin, 3 rising stars of Irish comedy take to the stage and we have a pair of tickets that you could… Read more »

2 Irish Guys Watch Miley Cyrus – Wrecking Ball | Video

2 Irish Guys Watch Miley Cyrus – Wrecking Ball | Video

Final Boss Media examine the wrecking ball of life that is Miley Cyrus. Viewer discretion is advised as no safety apparatus or procedures appear to have been closely followed in… Read more »

The Weekly Mash Up – September 13th

The Weekly Mash Up – September 13th

Friday the 13th brings us to a close in a week that saw Louis Walsh appointed Ireland manager, Trap taking up the reigns at a chipper and HMV welcoming back… Read more »

Very Superstitious: Ireland Responds to Friday 13th

Very Superstitious: Ireland Responds to Friday 13th

Ireland is in the grip of superstitious panic over today’s date: Friday the 13th. While level-headed people exist who do not entertain such hokum, the majority of the Irish public is in… Read more »

Louis Walsh Revealed As New Ireland Manager

Louis Walsh Revealed As New Ireland Manager

In a shocking move this afternoon, the FAI have revealed that Louis Walsh will be taking over as manager of the Irish senior football team. The news comes after Giovanni… Read more »

Trapattoni Linked To Managerial Position At Macari’s Blanchardstown

Trapattoni Linked To Managerial Position At Macari’s Blanchardstown

It appears that Macari’s Takeaway have offered Giovanni Trapattoni the managerial position at it’s Blanchardstown village location.  The chain of chippers decided to make the offer after Ireland’s defeat to… Read more »

Sinead O’Connor Signs Lucrative Endorsement Deal With B&Q

Sinead O’Connor Signs Lucrative Endorsement Deal With B&Q

Breaking news coming out today as it appears that controversial singer songwriter Sinead O’Connor has signed an endorsement deal with multinational DIY and home improvement chain B&Q.  The exact figure… 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 »

The Weekly Mash Up – September 6th

The Weekly Mash Up – September 6th

The biggest stories that made all the headlines this week, right here on The Weekly Mash Up. Paul McShane Signs For Harchester United Irish International Paul Mcshane was a late… Read more »

Girlos Enjoy A Loud Chat In Cinema

Girlos Enjoy A Loud Chat In Cinema

2 women in their late twenties from Blanchardstown north Dublin, last night enjoyed one of their loudest, longest and ‘bestest’ conversations they have had in years. The pair decided the… Read more »

The Weekly Mash Up – August 30th

The Weekly Mash Up – August 30th

Schools are back and the last of the summer festivals kicks off. Here are this weeks most popular stories on The Potato: 13 Foolproof Ways To Be Popular At Electric… Read more »

13 Foolproof Ways To Be Popular At Electric Picnic

13 Foolproof Ways To Be Popular At Electric Picnic

Just as important as securing yourself a ticket for this years Electric Picnic festival is making sure that everyone else there thinks you’re cool and popular. If you’re struggling to… Read more »

Woman Will Swap Husband For Electric Picnic Tickets

Woman Will Swap Husband For Electric Picnic Tickets

A recently married woman has offered to swap her husband in return for a pair of camping tickets for this weekends Electric Picnic festival. The festival has sold out for… Read more »

Hank And Marie Watch The Video Music Awards

Hank And Marie Watch The Video Music Awards

Footage of celebs responses to Miley Cyrus’s performance at the VMAs have quickly spread around the Internet. But this latest footage shows Breaking Bad’s Hank and Marie exposed to the… Read more »

Cat Dreams Of Being Next Big Internet Sensation

Cat Dreams Of Being Next Big Internet Sensation

Coco, a 2 year old cat living in Dublin is hoping to one day become the next big cat sensation on the Internet. She is hoping to follow in the… Read more »

I Think I’m A Culchie | Pork Street | Video

I Think I’m A Culchie | Pork Street | Video

What do you do when you’re not the person you thought you were? In this eye opening documentary, 2 lost souls whose inner world conflicts with their outer world, try… Read more »

The Weekly Mash Up – August 23

The Weekly Mash Up – August 23

Roses, potatoes and Guinness. All the top Irish news stories this week on the Weekly Mash Up: No Famine No Cry | Music Video The 7 Lad Types You Play… Read more »

No Famine No Cry | Music Video

No Famine No Cry | Music Video

Today is National Potato Day – and we want to take some time to remember all those lost potatoes who fell victim to the blight back in 1845. Let us… Read more »

The Rose of Tralee | Live Blog | Second Leg

The Rose of Tralee | Live Blog | Second Leg

Welcome back to the second leg of the Rose of Tralee. After a proposal, a dead fish and lots of very, very boring poetry, it’s unclear as to how tonight’s… Read more »

13 Ways To Make The Rose of Tralee Entertaining

13 Ways To Make The Rose of Tralee Entertaining

A recurring criticism of the ‘Rose of Tralee’ is that such a competition is out-dated in contemporary Ireland. So, The Potato staff got to thinking of ways to shake-up the… Read more »

The Rose of Tralee Drinking Game 2013

The Rose of Tralee Drinking Game 2013

How can you make the Rose of Tralee a less painful experience when watching it? Easy – a drinking game! Below are the rules for this years Rose of Tralee… Read more »

Rose Of Tralee: Majority of Escorts Forced Into Festival

Rose Of Tralee: Majority of Escorts Forced Into Festival

An investigation into human trafficking in Ireland has revealed that the majority of male escorts have been forced into taking part at the Rose of Tralee festival, often against their… Read more »

The Rose Of Tralee | Live Blog

The Rose Of Tralee | Live Blog

23:32 – It’s over! That was tougher than we thought it was going to be but thanks to everyone who joined our live blog we’ll see ya’s all tomorrow for… Read more »

Diaego Set To Win Arthur Guinness Projects

Diaego Set To Win Arthur Guinness Projects

With the final few days of the Arthur Guinness Projects rolling in, it appears that Diageo are on course to be the clear cut winners from the entire competition. The… Read more »

The Weekly Mash Up – August 16th

The Weekly Mash Up – August 16th

A week where the leaving cert was the nation’s main focus, here’s this weeks most read stories on The Weekly Mash Up: Leaving Cert 2013: 9 Careers You Don’t Need… Read more »

Pat Kenny Agrees To Pay Sick OAPs TV License Fine

Pat Kenny Agrees To Pay Sick OAPs TV License Fine

Former RTE broadcaster Pat Kenny has today agreed to pay a sick, elderly couple’s TV license fine so that they avoid criminal charges and can focus on their own personal… 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 »

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 »

Father And Son Found 30 Years After Fleeing Linda Martin Concert

Father And Son Found 30 Years After Fleeing Linda Martin Concert

Co. Clare authorities today are trying to reintegrate a father and son back into society after they allegedly fled a Linda Martin concert three decades ago to live deep in… Read more »

The Weekly Mash Up – August 9th

The Weekly Mash Up – August 9th

The stories that matter this week, right here in one place on the Weekly Mash Up: Outrage As Dublin Footballers Don’t Have Threesome After their quarter final win over Cork,… Read more »

The Potato Meets Amanda Brunker

The Potato Meets Amanda Brunker

We had a slight Twitter spat with Amanda Brunker on Friday evening. She wasn’t happy with the breaking news about her headlining the Social Welfare Tent at Oxegen and took to… Read more »

Ireland. A Snapshot | Video

Ireland. A Snapshot | Video

What’s does it mean to be irish? How would you carefully explain what makes Ireland and the people in it tick? In this video expo, Eoghan McDermott takes a close like at… Read more »

The Weekly Mash Up – August 2nd

The Weekly Mash Up – August 2nd

Here, for your viewing pleasure, are all the biggest news stories to break in Ireland this week. RTE Announce Over 1000 New Jobs As Pat Kenny Leaves RTE announced during… Read more »

Amanda Brunker Headlines Social Welfare Tent At Oxegen

Amanda Brunker Headlines Social Welfare Tent At Oxegen

She’s done it again! Amanda Brunker will be playing Oxegen this year, this time headlining the newly launched Social Welfare Tent! The Social Welfare tent, which is being sponsored by… Read more »

Jedward Sign With Kilkenny Senior Hurlers

Jedward Sign With Kilkenny Senior Hurlers

In GAA news today, it has just been announced that the Kilkenny Senior hurling squad will be joined by none other than Jedward for next year’s championship.  Kilkenny’s performance in… Read more »

Breaking News: The Pope Added To Oxegen 2013 Line Up

Breaking News: The Pope Added To Oxegen 2013 Line Up

In a last minute announcement it appears that Pope Francis will be added to the line up at this years Oxegen festival. It is thought that Pope Francis has been… Read more »

The 3 Must Watch Videos If You’re Going To Oxegen 2013

The 3 Must Watch Videos If You’re Going To Oxegen 2013

If you’re heading to Oxegen 2013 then why not take some time to watch the carefully selected videos below that are sure to make your time there fare more safer… Read more »

Disaster: Pat Kenny Not Compatible With Newstalk Broadcasting Software

Disaster: Pat Kenny Not Compatible With Newstalk Broadcasting Software

It appears that Pat Kenny, the cybernetic organism that was recently bought by Newstalk to add to their broadcasting schedule, may not actually be compatible with the stations software, placing… Read more »

Spotted: Is This Pat Kenny’s Replacement?

Spotted: Is This Pat Kenny’s Replacement?

With the country coming to grips with the sudden departure of Pat Kenny from RTE Radio, speculation has already mounted as to who would be his replacement at the state… Read more »

RTE Announce Over 1000 New Jobs As Kenny Leaves

RTE Announce Over 1000 New Jobs As Kenny Leaves

Immediately following the announcement of Pat Kenny’s move to Newstalk, RTÉ Director General Noel Curran announced that the state broadcaster would be advertising upwards of 1000 new positions. In a… Read more »

Corcaigh Shore Heads To TV3 As Tallafornia Dropped

Corcaigh Shore Heads To TV3 As Tallafornia Dropped

Corcaigh Shore, the latest reality TV show to come out of Ireland, has been picked up by TV3 and is set to make up part of the broadcaster’s autumn scheduling. … Read more »

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