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7 Entirely Irish Things Only 80s Kids Can Relate To!

7 Entirely Irish Things Only 80s Kids Can Relate To!

Being born in the 1980’s in Ireland many would call a special privilege. You’re part of an amazing group that understands the struggles of rewinding VHS tapes, recording your favourite… Read more »

Fadia Harpenter’s Dublin Diary | New Year – New Boobs!

Fadia Harpenter’s Dublin Diary | New Year – New Boobs!

This week has been crazy. I went on a date with the rugby player. He eventually text me after a sent him a nude selfie. He was really dumb. I… Read more »

Snapchatter Seeking To Replace Love He Didn’t Receive As A Child

Snapchatter Seeking To Replace Love He Didn’t Receive As A Child

Prominent Irish Snapchatter Seamus Keenan has today explained how he uses the social media platform in a desperate attempt to replace the love and attention he didn’t receive as a… Read more »

Official: Stoneybatter To Become Protected Hipster Reserve

Official: Stoneybatter To Become Protected Hipster Reserve

The Irish Wildlife Trust has today announced that Stoneybatter, Dublin is to become an official protected nature reserve, established to conserve Ireland’s hipster population.  The decision was made as it was noted… Read more »

Fadia Harpenter: How To Get My Fab Gym Bod!

Fadia Harpenter: How To Get My Fab Gym Bod!

I’m doing a fitness special on today’s Dublin Diary. Going to the gym is a great way to de-stress after a hard week taking selfies and pretending to know who… Read more »

Fadia Harpenter’s Dublin Diary – A Hectic Week Back At Work!

Fadia Harpenter’s Dublin Diary – A Hectic Week Back At Work!

I had such a hard week back at work. It was so hard I feel like I deserve another holiday! I had to work for 2 hours on Tuesday! Which wasn’t… Read more »

Irish Teen Tells Parents He Wants To Become A Vlogger –  What Happens Next Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

Irish Teen Tells Parents He Wants To Become A Vlogger – What Happens Next Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

A 16 year old Clonmel student has finally built up the courage to tell his parents that when he grows up, he wants to become a Vlogger.  Having been secretly… Read more »

Holly Carpenter’s Dublin Diary To Be Made Into New Ann & Barry Book

Holly Carpenter’s Dublin Diary To Be Made Into New Ann & Barry Book

2016 has gotten off to a sensational start for Dublin model Holly Carpenter as she lands herself an amazing book publishing deal. Her weekly Dublin Diary in The Herald has caught… Read more »

CAO Points For The IRA Set To Be Highest Ever In 2016

CAO Points For The IRA Set To Be Highest Ever In 2016

Education experts are today predicting a massive increase in the amount of points that will be needed for the IRA this year.  The 2016 Easter Rising commemorations will bring a… Read more »

Starving African Kids Thankful For Irish Finishing Their Dinner

Starving African Kids Thankful For Irish Finishing Their Dinner

A group of starving African children have expressed their gratitude towards the Irish, for their tireless efforts at force feeding themselves food they don’t want, in order to clean their… Read more »

Revealed: Irish Aural Tapes Using Breaking Bad

Revealed: Irish Aural Tapes Using Breaking Bad

Leaked Irish aural tapes from this year’s Leaving Certificate have revealed that the State Examinations Commission has used Breaking Bad on one of their examination tapes for this years course…. 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 »

Office Politics Expected To Turn Vicious After Nation Watches House of Cards

Office Politics Expected To Turn Vicious After Nation Watches House of Cards

Office politics around the country, are expected to take a turn for the worst, after the entire nation spent the weekend consumed by the second series of House of Cards…. Read more »

Single Woman Claims Valentines Day Is ‘Just a Commercial Holiday Anyway’

Single Woman Claims Valentines Day Is ‘Just a Commercial Holiday Anyway’

Single woman Siobhan Riordan, has today claimed that St. Valentines Day is nothing more than a marketing stunt by large companies to help them boost sales.  By Cormac Moore Speaking… Read more »

Meet Ireland’s First Ever Olympic Bobsleigh Team

Meet Ireland’s First Ever Olympic Bobsleigh Team

Ireland has a long and proud sporting history and has never let the small size of the island prevent it from competing at the highest of levels in a variety of sports. … Read more »

Nightclub Photographer Imagines Killing Everyone

Nightclub Photographer Imagines Killing Everyone

Nightclub Photographer Niall Hagan (32), has admitted to wanting to murder nearly everyone he photographs while in front of the camera, the Potato can reveal today. By Christian Talbot Niall,… Read more »

Man Who Joined Gym Last Week Now An Expert On Everything

Man Who Joined Gym Last Week Now An Expert On Everything

Only a week into his New Years Resolution to get fit and lose some weight, boisterous tub o’ guts Floyd Sackett has announced he has become a God damn expert… 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 »

Central Remedial Clinic Launch Christmas Top Up Appeal

Central Remedial Clinic Launch Christmas Top Up Appeal

The Central Remedial Clinic has launched it’s first ever annual Christmas Top Up Appeal! The Christmas appeal aims to help raise much needed funds for senior management, who can’t seem… Read more »

Doctor Who Fans Experience Real Life Social Interaction

Doctor Who Fans Experience Real Life Social Interaction

Irish fans of BBC hit program Doctor Who watched the 50th anniversary show with hundreds of other people after it was screened live in cinemas in 3D throughout the country…. Read more »

Irish Rugby Team Planning Piss Up Ahead of New Zealand Test

Irish Rugby Team Planning Piss Up Ahead of New Zealand Test

Joe Schmidt has today confirmed that the Irish rugby team will be forced to go out on a serious bender ahead of Sunday’s test match against New Zealand.  The Irish… Read more »

Study Finds 96% Of Irish Fashion Bloggers Have Horrific Sense Of Style

Study Finds 96% Of Irish Fashion Bloggers Have Horrific Sense Of Style

A worrying study published today shows that Ireland has some of the worst dressed fashion bloggers in all of Europe.  Despite the fact that there has been a huge surge… Read more »

Foil Arms and Hog | Business Dudes Ep 3 | Video

Foil Arms and Hog | Business Dudes Ep 3 | Video

Foil Arms and Hog talk even more revenue, profits and market share in this latest episode of Business Dudes. After their last number of ventures – including heroine and newspapers… Read more »

Dublin Commuters To Start Smelling Better From Tomorrow

Dublin Commuters To Start Smelling Better From Tomorrow

Dublin’s public transport users are expected to start smelling better from tomorrow as water restrictions in the evenings are to be eased. Problems at the Ballymore Eustrace Water Treatment Plant had… Read more »

Listen Back | Gang Called The ‘HSE’ Taking Irish Children | Podcast

Listen Back | Gang Called The ‘HSE’ Taking Irish Children | Podcast

Cormac talks to Chris and Ciara on The Cracked i on iRadio about the recent incidents in which a gang, calling themselves the HSE was involved in a number of… Read more »

Brazilian Spider Horrified At Waking Up In South London Home

Brazilian Spider Horrified At Waking Up In South London Home

A Brazilian Wandering Spider has spoken out about her shock at waking up with her children in London after being kidnapped from their banana home in South America. The mother… Read more »

Foil Arms and Hog | Samaritans | Video

Foil Arms and Hog | Samaritans | Video

Foil Arms and Hog with their latest YouTube video, go behind the scenes in the Samaritans. The majority of the public often don’t get to see the real work that… Read more »

Foil Arms and Hog | Hard/Lads | Video

Foil Arms and Hog | Hard/Lads | Video

Ever wanted an inside view into the world of Irish crime and criminal organisations? Let Foil Arms and Hog take you deep into the dangerous underworld in their latest series… Read more »

The Weekly Mash Up – October 18th

The Weekly Mash Up – October 18th

Offending the Japanese, crimelords working with the government and dead people protesting, all on The Weekly Mash Up. Japanese Right’s Group Protest Over Love/Hate The ISPCAJ has hit out at… Read more »

Party Logos Added To Official Eye Test Charts

Party Logos Added To Official Eye Test Charts

While campaigns are now fully underway for the upcoming referendum, the campaign signs of major political parties are receiving attention for non-political reasons. The Association of Optometrists Ireland (AOI) has… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Man Picks Fantasy Football League Based On Overheard Pub Conversations

Man Picks Fantasy Football League Based On Overheard Pub Conversations

Colin O’Donoghue spent most of this afternoon sitting in front of his computer trying to pick a team for the office fantasy football league. Despite having little to no knowledge… 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 »

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 »

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 »

€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 »

You Know You’re Drunk When | Video

You Know You’re Drunk When | Video

You know you’re drunk when takes a strange look at the world of the drunk… Video by Pork Street.  

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 »

Hungover Woman Getting Ready To Ruin Healthy Diet

Hungover Woman Getting Ready To Ruin Healthy Diet

A 23 year old hungover woman from Clonsilla in North Dublin is preparing to ruin the healthy diet she was as she chooses which fast food outlet she is going… 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 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 »

Conor Murray and Simon Zebo Didn’t Engage In Threesome

Conor Murray and Simon Zebo Didn’t Engage In Threesome

The Potato can officially announce that the two Irish Rugby stars caught in a threesome ‘sex-scandal’ whose video was leaked to the internet were not Conor Murray and Simon Zebo…. 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 »

President Obama Launches War On Truth

President Obama Launches War On Truth

President Barack Obama has today officially announced a War on Truth as Bradley Manning gets sentenced today for leaking internal documents online. The whistle-blower could face up to 136 years in prison… Read more »

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