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10 Predictions For 2013

10 Predictions For 2013

A new and exciting year is upon us. What could happen?! Nobody can know for sure, but here is our 10 Predictions For 2013, that we think have a good… Read more »

Racist Aliens Vandalise Cork Beach

Racist Aliens Vandalise Cork Beach

Local residents in West Cork were awoken to shocking scenes on their local Inchydoney beach, after extra terrestrials, took to the sand during the night to vandalise it with intergalactic designs and symbols – apparently racist in… Read more »

RSA Urge Parents Not To Encourage Santa To Drink This Xmas

RSA Urge Parents Not To Encourage Santa To Drink This Xmas

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is urging parents around the country to not provide Santa Clause with freely available alcohol in their homes while he makes his international deliveries on Christmas eve/early… Read more »

The Year In Review 2012 | Peeling In The Years [Video]

The Year In Review 2012 | Peeling In The Years [Video]

What an interesting year it has been. We’ve put together our very own year in review for 2012, highlighting all the biggest news stories that we saw during the year…. Read more »

End of The World Survival Kit

End of The World Survival Kit

So, are you prepared for impending doom tomorrow?! If not, then this guide should be able to point you in the right direction and help with making an effort in… Read more »

6 Strange Messages That Christmas Teaches Children

6 Strange Messages That Christmas Teaches Children

Christmas. A joyful, merry and drunk time of year, where you meet up with those cousins, who even now, after all those years, you’re still not quite sure of their… Read more »

6 StepsTo Surviving Life After Love/Hate

6 StepsTo Surviving Life After Love/Hate

The emotional roller coaster that was Love/Hate series 3, has come to an end. It’s been a rough ride for many and you may wake up lost and confused about… Read more »

Negative Penalty Points For Safe Drivers To Be Introduced

Negative Penalty Points For Safe Drivers To Be Introduced

Irish drivers for the last number of years have been penalised for dangerous driving through the penalty points system. Everything from failing to wear a seat-belt to using a bus lane, to speeding, subjects the driver… Read more »

Boring Parents Leading Cause Of ADHD In Children

Boring Parents Leading Cause Of ADHD In Children

Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a psychological disorder that is characterized by having difficulty in concentrating for prolonged periods of time, being unable to self regulate behaviour and being impulsive. Symptoms are generally observed and diagnosed before the… Read more »

Tony Robbins New Book “You’ll Never Be Good Enough!” Released

Tony Robbins New Book “You’ll Never Be Good Enough!” Released

Tony Robbins is the internationally recognised motivational speaker and godfather of the life coaching and self help industry. Shooting to fame when he launched his late night infomercials around the world and made people… Read more »

Ask Al | Grinchly Grievances

Ask Al | Grinchly Grievances

Email Al here AskAl@ThePotato.ie Though I am assured, by my editor most proud Mr. Moore, that most of you were moved – seismically shifted even – by the previous week’s column… Read more »

Post Budget 2013 | 11 Money Saving Tips

Post Budget 2013 | 11 Money Saving Tips

So, if you’ve been hit by the new measures that were outlined in the budget, fear not. We’ve gone and put together a list of simple, yet effective money saving… Read more »

TV3 Psychics Shocked At Decision To Cancel Show

TV3 Psychics Shocked At Decision To Cancel Show

Every night, at about 12am, TV3 airs a phone in psychic show where, where dumb people, call in and chat to even dumber people and seek advice about love, life, happiness,… Read more »

Pope To Star In New Reality TV Show

Pope To Star In New Reality TV Show

Pope Benedict XVI is reaching out to the youth of today by setting up a Twitter account, but it seems that’s not all. The Potato can exclusively reveal that a… Read more »

Jesus Won’t Follow Pope On Twitter

Jesus Won’t Follow Pope On Twitter

The Vatican has taken a tiny step into the modern world, by setting up a Twitter profile for the church’s top dog, The Pope. The Pope’s new account is live, but he… Read more »

Ask Al | Probing Your Private Lives

Ask Al | Probing Your Private Lives

Advisory note: This week Al received numerous emails from the miserable, the lonely and presumably, the bored. However, the following published response was of the gravest concern. Involving marital disharmony,… Read more »

Hurricane Sandy To Give Ireland Unusually Warm December

Hurricane Sandy To Give Ireland Unusually Warm December

MET Eireann have just announced that Ireland is to receive a rather unusual heat wave for the month of December. Researchers at the meteorological centre have noticed disruptions in weather patterns over the Atlantic  caused by the recent hurricane… Read more »

Ask Al | Life Answers

Ask Al | Life Answers

The following content consists of the cyber correspondence of Al Porter and the poor afflicted dears who write him in earnest seeking counsel. Those correspondences are herein lay bare with… Read more »

Alcoholics Anonymous To Launch New BYOB Meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous To Launch New BYOB Meetings

Numbers attending AA meetings around the country have been steadily declining over the last number of years. One reason is the fact that the food, beverage and hospitality industry has been badly… Read more »

Hostage Duck Finally Released From Offaly Torment

Hostage Duck Finally Released From Offaly Torment

An 11 day ordeal has thankfully ended peacefully this evening, after a scared and frightened little yellow duck was returned safely to his owner Charlie. The duck had been the latest… Read more »

Depression Support Group Cancelled

Depression Support Group Cancelled

Aware, the national organisation that works with individuals and families on dealing with depression, has had to cancel this months support meeting, which was scheduled for this evening. The organizers cancelled the… Read more »

We’re Deadly Craic | Scoil Mhuire – The Lip Dub (Gangnam Style/ Teenage Kicks)

We’re Deadly Craic | Scoil Mhuire – The Lip Dub (Gangnam Style/ Teenage Kicks)

Students and teachers in Scoil Mhuire, in Buncrana have only gone and been the first school in the country to do a Lip Dub cover song of Teenage Kicks and… Read more »

Child Passenger Lands 747 At Dublin Airport

Child Passenger Lands 747 At Dublin Airport

A 12 year old boy from Germany has been hailed a hero after single handily landing a Lufhhansa plane in Dublin Airport, after it got into difficulty during the flight and… Read more »

Women Discover How To Make Sperm

Women Discover How To Make Sperm

There are just some things you can’t do if you’re a woman, no matter how hard they try; such as making sperm. It’s a man’s job…. up until now. A… Read more »

Are Apple Promoting Anorexia?

Are Apple Promoting Anorexia?

Anorexia Nervosa is a crippling illness that effects many people around the world on a daily basis. The key characteristics of the eating disorder can be summarised by a constant… Read more »

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