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Dean Strang to Help Investigate Murder of Ray D’Arcy Show

Dean Strang to Help Investigate Murder of Ray D’Arcy Show

Famed defense attorney Dean Strang has been brought in by RTE bosses to help investigate who was behind the killing of the Ray D’Arcy show.  In what many would argue has been one of… Read more »

RTE Pay €85K to Non-Homophobe John Waters for Olympic Commentary

RTE Pay €85K to Non-Homophobe John Waters for Olympic Commentary

It has now finally been revealed, by The Potato, why RTE paid six people a combined sum of €85,000. It has nothing to do with the ‘Panti’ controversy, as many… Read more »

RTE Issue Apology to Straight Man Shown Walking Past Gay Rights Protest

RTE Issue Apology to Straight Man Shown Walking Past Gay Rights Protest

RTE have issued a full apology to a Wicklow man shown on the Nine O’Clock News walking past a protest being held by Gay rights group LGBT Noize, writes Gerry… Read more »

Dáil Protest March Planned Over Horrific Ending Of Amber

Dáil Protest March Planned Over Horrific Ending Of Amber

The four part TV show about a teenage Irish girl from Sandyford, who goes missing never to be seen again has sparked outrage because the ending was left ‘open to… Read more »

RTE’s ‘The God Slot’ To Cure Gayness Using Work Of Fiction

RTE’s ‘The God Slot’ To Cure Gayness Using Work Of Fiction

RTÉ Radio One’s flagship Religious Current Affairs Programme ‘The God Slot’ has sensationally claimed that they can cure ‘Gayness’ in Ireland via the use of hymns and passages they will… Read more »

How Twitter Reacted To The Voice Of Ireland

How Twitter Reacted To The Voice Of Ireland

The Voice of Ireland kicked off last with a host of unknown ambitious musicians performing in front of a panel of judges, many of whom were equally unknown to the general public too. … Read more »

Tears For Ronan O’Gara Cause Devastating Floods Nationwide

Tears For Ronan O’Gara Cause Devastating Floods Nationwide

MET Eireann have confirmed today that the devastating flooding seen around the country has in fact been caused by the collective tears of a nation, that weeped quietly to themselves… Read more »

TV3 Announce Exciting New Revamped Program Schedule

TV3 Announce Exciting New Revamped Program Schedule

Broadcaster TV3 have announced a host of new programmes which will fill the void of shows lost to UTV’s new Irish channel. ‘These home grown programmes cross a variety of… Read more »

Hank And Marie Watch Love/Hate Finale

Hank And Marie Watch Love/Hate Finale

Hank and Marie watch the finale of Love/Hate season 4. The sheer shock and disappointment of an entire nation is captured in this powerful and emotional scene.

Nation Feels Horribly Let Down After Love/Hate Finale

Nation Feels Horribly Let Down After Love/Hate Finale

The Irish nation has spoken out about it’s sheer disappointment after watching the last  episode of Love/Hate. The 4th season in the hugely popular show aired to massive audiences, that… Read more »

6 Dangerous Ways Love/Hate Season 4 Has Changed Ireland

6 Dangerous Ways Love/Hate Season 4 Has Changed Ireland

Love/Hate series 4 has had a huge impact on the people of Ireland. But although the show has been widely celebrated, The Potato looks at some of the most dangerous… Read more »

Ronan Keating To Appear In Brothel Scene In Love/Hate

Ronan Keating To Appear In Brothel Scene In Love/Hate

Leaked reports are emerging that another Boyzone member is set to make a cameo appearance in the next episode of Love/Hate.  After Keith Duffy made a brief appearance in a… Read more »

Position Available At Prominent Republican Organisation

Position Available At Prominent Republican Organisation

Job Description The client is a global player in the Republican market and is seeking to fill this position immediately due to internal staffing issues. The ideal candidate will be… Read more »

Irish Version Of ‘Sex Box’ Announced

Irish Version Of ‘Sex Box’ Announced

Irish television viewers are to get their very own version of Channel 4’s Sex Box, The Potato can exclusively reveal. Sex Box is a ground-breaking new show, where couples have… Read more »

Embarrassed: Man Caught Masturbating Blames Love/Hate

Embarrassed: Man Caught Masturbating Blames Love/Hate

31 year old Brian Murphy was left embarrassed last night after he was caught red handed by his girlfriend partaking in an intimate act, on his own. Brian was caught… Read more »

Exclusive: Interview With The Love/Hate Cat

Exclusive: Interview With The Love/Hate Cat

In this Irish exclusive, The Potato got to chat with the one of the breakout stars of the first episode of the new Love/Hate season, the dead cat. The dead… Read more »

Jim Elliot | The Rose Of Tralee | Video

Jim Elliot | The Rose Of Tralee | Video

Jim Elliot with an important take on the Rose of Tralee, from an American perspective. Recorded live at The Comedy Crunch in The Stagg’s Head Dublin. You can follow Jim… 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 »

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 »

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 Stars Fear For Jobs

RTE Stars Fear For Jobs

Following the Greek government’s decision to switch off it’s state broadcaster ERT in order to save money, fear is spreading in Montrose that a similar fate may be in store… Read more »

Mothers Replace Wooden Spoon Threat With Créche

Mothers Replace Wooden Spoon Threat With Créche

Irish mothers across the country, are now planning on replacing the physical forms of threat they use on their children, with a more psychological approach after watching the recent RTE… Read more »

Child Injured After Family Hire Giraffe To Mind It

Child Injured After Family Hire Giraffe To Mind It

A family in Tanzania are being questioned by police after they left their 3-year-old daughter in the care of an adult giraffe. Dr Philip Bantu, a doctor at Zanzibar General… Read more »

Joe Duffy Off The Air For Mental Health Awareness Month

Joe Duffy Off The Air For Mental Health Awareness Month

Joe Duffy’s RTE Radio show Live Line is to be taken off the air for the rest of the month it can be revealed by The Potato today. May is… Read more »

Reports of Eurovision Fever Affecting Many

Reports of Eurovision Fever Affecting Many

It’s that time of year again when doctors and health professionals see an increase in the amount of people suffering from Eurovision fever.   GPs and health centres nationwide have reported an… Read more »

RTE Reveal New Love/Hate Juniors Series

RTE Reveal New Love/Hate Juniors Series

After the phenomenal success of gritty gangster drama Love/Hate there’s been talk of a US version and even a big screen version but now RTE are looking to expand the franchise… Read more »

Kerryman Goes on Dragon’s Den

Kerryman Goes on Dragon’s Den

A special edition of Dragon’s Den Ireland will air this Sunday featuring only one prolific inventor. Seamus Casey, 53, from Listowel Co. Kerry is a Postman and part-time inventor. Known… Read more »

Man Hurts Himself Clapping On Winning Streak | Video

Man Hurts Himself Clapping On Winning Streak | Video

Clapping on Winning Streak. It’s dangerous. Please don’t try it at home.   Join us on Facebook

Bressie Found Stoned On Grafton Street

Bressie Found Stoned On Grafton Street

Irish musician and heartthrob Bressie, was earlier found stoned on Grafton street after becoming the latest victim of an attack that left him unconscious and needing the attention of medical personnel. The Mullingar native was walking… Read more »

IRA To Star In Irish Version Of The Big Reunion

IRA To Star In Irish Version Of The Big Reunion

The Irish version of ITV2’s the Big Reunion will reunite 70’s parliamentary group The IRA. One of the most successful groups to come out of Ireland of all time, the… Read more »

Robert Sheehan Actually In Hospital And Not Filming Love/Hate

Robert Sheehan Actually In Hospital And Not Filming Love/Hate

Love/Hate star Robert Sheehan has today caused widespread speculation that he may be making a miraculous return to the hit TV series. At the end of the third series, Robert’s… Read more »

Love/Hate Sitcom Style | Video

Love/Hate Sitcom Style | Video

Following on from our Love/Hate 1995 style, here’s a short clip from an up and coming episode 😉   Join Us On Facebook Like us on Facebook for the latest… Read more »

Was Des Bishop’s Show Funded By Diageo?

Was Des Bishop’s Show Funded By Diageo?

In what could be the most elaborate and complex marketing ever undertaken by any company on the planet, new evidence coming out, may suggest that Des Bishop’s: Under The Influence… Read more »

The Des Bishop: Under The Influence Drinking Game

The Des Bishop: Under The Influence Drinking Game

If you’re watching Des Bishop’s new show on RTE, Under The Influence, then why not play the Under The Influence Drinking Game too! You’ll love it! It’s  a low cost… Read more »

Nighttime Jokes On Daytime TV With Eleanor Tiernan [Video]

Nighttime Jokes On Daytime TV With Eleanor Tiernan [Video]

Dublin based comedian Eleanor Tiernan raises her concerns about shopping in butchers on RTE 1’s Today. Have you been affected by similar butcher related issues? Video mashed together by Final… Read more »

Poll | Oasis Or Blur?

Poll | Oasis Or Blur?

In a time of economic uncertainty, high unemployment and permits for drink driving, what we want to know today is the important information that really matters: Oasis or Blur? An… Read more »

The Weekly Mash Up

The Weekly Mash Up

Well, an absolutely mental week on the interweb in Ireland. Here are the best bits from all of this week’s stories on The Potato. Cutbacks Force Gardaí To Sell Seized Drugs Gardaí… Read more »

Anchorman – The Legend of Aengus MacGrianna

Anchorman – The Legend of Aengus MacGrianna

There was a time, a time before Sky. When the local anchorman reigned supreme. When people believed everything they heard on TV. This was an age when only men were… Read more »

Aengus MacGrianna New Face Of MAC Make-Up

Aengus MacGrianna New Face Of MAC Make-Up

In a surprising turn of events, it appears cosmetic brand, MAC, have signed an exclusive deal, with RTE presenter Aengus MacGrianna. The RTE presenter has recently become the latest victim of a… Read more »

RTE Newsreader FAIL [Video]

RTE Newsreader FAIL [Video]

What, we’re live right now? I don’t believe you… Join us on Facebook for the latest breaking news stories.

International Throat Singing Competition To Be Held At AchillHenge

International Throat Singing Competition To Be Held At AchillHenge

The world’s leading international throat singers are to converge on the island of Achill, off the coast of Mayo, for this years Throat Singing Competition. Organisers of the competition –… Read more »

Brian Kennedy Not Judging The Voice – So He Can Enter It

Brian Kennedy Not Judging The Voice – So He Can Enter It

Brian Kennedy shocked fellow judges from The Voice Of Ireland, when he didn’t sign up for the second series of the show. Citing personal reasons and scheduling issues for 2013… Read more »

Sinead O’Connor Arrested in Connection with Love/Hate Murder

Sinead O’Connor Arrested in Connection with Love/Hate Murder

Controversial Irish music artist, Sinead O’Connor, has been arrested by Gardaí in connection with the murder of Darren Treacy. Treacy was known to gardaí and was reportedly involved in gangland activity for some… 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 »

Pigeons Plan Protest In Dublin Over Love/Hate

Pigeons Plan Protest In Dublin Over Love/Hate

Thousands of pigeons are expected to descend on Dublin’s City Centre tomorrow to protest over the latest episode of Love/Hate. The Irish TV series is one of the most successful Irish television… Read more »

IRA Issue Complaint To RTE Over Love/Hate

IRA Issue Complaint To RTE Over Love/Hate

Love/Hate has grown to become one of the most watched and popular Irish TV series. Depicting the dark underworld of crime in the country’s capital, the show touches on a variety of… Read more »

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