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Official: Napping To Become Olympic Sport By 2024

Official: Napping To Become Olympic Sport By 2024

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today confirmed that napping will become an official sport at the 2024 games. Huge amounts of people all over the world – the western… Read more »

Liverpool Supporters To Aid Manchester United Fans In Crisis

Liverpool Supporters To Aid Manchester United Fans In Crisis

In an attempt to help Manchester United Fans deal with the implosion of their once great team, an unlikely foe has extended a helping hand.  Manchester United fans are currently… Read more »

UN Finds GAA Guilty Of Human Rights Violations

UN Finds GAA Guilty Of Human Rights Violations

A damning report published today by the United Nations, has found the Gaelic Athletics Association (GAA) guilty of breaching numerous international human rights and has called the organisation “shameful in… Read more »

GAA To Reduce Number of Replays Thanks To Garth Brooks

GAA To Reduce Number of Replays Thanks To Garth Brooks

The GAA have announced plans for a reduction in the number of drawn matches in this year’s All-Ireland Senior Championship in the wake of yet another sold out Garth Brooks… Read more »

Sochi 2014: Olympic Torch Snuffed Out For Being Flaming

Sochi 2014: Olympic Torch Snuffed Out For Being Flaming

Welcome to the first day of coverage of the 22nd Winter Olympic Games. The Potato will be here to give you all the stories from Sochi 2014. Olympic Torch The… 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 »

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 »

Student Blames Controller Settings For Losing At FIFA 14

Student Blames Controller Settings For Losing At FIFA 14

23 year old Brian Caffrey has blamed “unfamiliar controller settings” for losing every single game of FIFA 14 over the weekend.  Brian was playing against his friends and lost every… 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 »

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 »

SHOCKING: Sharp Increase in Cases of Gaelic’s Disease

SHOCKING: Sharp Increase in Cases of Gaelic’s Disease

A condition known as Gaelic’s Disease is taking hold of populations in Cork, Clare, Mayo and Dublin. Usually dormant throughout most of the year, Gaelic’s Disease reaches a threatening intensity… 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 »

Man Taken Out Of Coma To Play Local Championship Match

Man Taken Out Of Coma To Play Local Championship Match

A 27 year old man from Seneschalstown, county Meath, was yesterday taken out of a medically induced coma so that he would be able to join the senior panel for their… Read more »

Outrage As Dublin Footballers Don’t Have Threesome

Outrage As Dublin Footballers Don’t Have Threesome

The Dublin footballers have today expressed their sheer disgust at the lack of threesomes last night after their win over Cork in Croke Park. Dublin won the game 1-16 to… 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 »

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 »

Extra Bandwagons Added After Dublin Win Leinster Final

Extra Bandwagons Added After Dublin Win Leinster Final

Dublin Bus have announced that they will be expanding their bandwagon services after today’s Leinster football final was won by the Dublin team as they overcame Meath in Croke Park… Read more »

Breaking: Warren Gatland Exposed On Latest Anglo Tapes

Breaking: Warren Gatland Exposed On Latest Anglo Tapes

More shocking revelations have today come out regarding the hugely controversial  Anglo Tapes. It appears that in the latest batch released, Lions manager Warren Gatland can clearly be heard discussing… Read more »

NFL To Look Into Possibility Of Franchising Prison Team

NFL To Look Into Possibility Of Franchising Prison Team

With the arrest of New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez for murder last week bringing the total number of NFL players arrested over the summer to 34, NFL commissioner Roger… Read more »

Justice For BOD Protest March Planned For Friday

Justice For BOD Protest March Planned For Friday

Protesters un-happy with Warren Gatland’s decision to drop Irish rugby legend Brian O’Driscoll from the last Lions test match, are planning a  Pro-BOD protest march this Friday. The angry fans… Read more »

Alcohol Sponsorship Ends As Government Bans Sport

Alcohol Sponsorship Ends As Government Bans Sport

It appears that drinks companies will no longer be able to sponsor sporting events in Ireland as the government is set to ban all forms of sport entirely. The new… Read more »

Walking Contradictions Do Great At Mini Marathon

Walking Contradictions Do Great At Mini Marathon

A large number of walking contradictions entered the Flora Mini Marathon yesterday in Dublin to help support their charity and improve the levels of hypocrisy found within the country. Thousands… Read more »

Extreme Bottled Water Added To X Games | Video

Extreme Bottled Water Added To X Games | Video

It has been a fast rise for one of the newest extreme sports in the world as X Games announce it will be making it a competitive part of their… Read more »

Man Utd Fan Gets Ready To Shout Really Loudly In Pub

Man Utd Fan Gets Ready To Shout Really Loudly In Pub

A Dublin based Manchester United fan is getting ready to shout very loudly and inappropriately in the pub, during tonight’s match against Aston Villa. The 31 year old taxi driver has… Read more »

Ivanovic Left Undead After Suarez Bite

Ivanovic Left Undead After Suarez Bite

Bad news for Chelsea fans today as it turns out that bite victim Branislav Ivanović has unfortunately become undead, after his encounter with Liverpool striker Luis Suarez yesterday. Chelsea’s medical staff… Read more »

Usain Bolt in Cheetah Blood Doping Scandal

Usain Bolt in Cheetah Blood Doping Scandal

The dark age of sporting scandals continues with shocking news that the Jamaican sprinter Usain St.Leo “Lightning” Bolt is in the midst of the doping scandal. The athlete who is… Read more »

George Gives A Right Hook To The Kidney

George Gives A Right Hook To The Kidney

Radio broadcaster and rugby pundit George Hook aka “Hookie” has been named as Declan Kidney’s successor for the top job in Irish rugby. IRFU chief Philip Browne last night announced… Read more »

Nike Change Slogan To ‘Yeah Maybe You Shouldn’t Do That’

Nike Change Slogan To ‘Yeah Maybe You Shouldn’t Do That’

Nike, the global sports wear company famous around the entire world, has decided to change it’s slogan from “Just Do It” to the more applicable slogan of ”Yeah Maybe You… Read more »

Leinster Rugby Issue Song Lyrics For Fans

Leinster Rugby Issue Song Lyrics For Fans

So, it’s a big weekend for Leinster Rugby fans as their team heads off to face Exeter, eyeing up a place in this year’s Heineken Cup. The results may largely… Read more »

Man Repeats Sky Sports News To Sound Like A Real Fan

Man Repeats Sky Sports News To Sound Like A Real Fan

What do you do if you have no idea about what sports your friends are interested in, yet want to come across to them as a cool and informed member… Read more »

Does Watching UFC Make You Gay?

Does Watching UFC Make You Gay?

An important question in today’s society that we feel the need to ask. Does watching UFC make you gay? Is there any homo-erotic undertones to two grown men throwing themselves… Read more »

Ireland Vs Greece | Winner Gets Special Treatment From EU/IMF

Ireland Vs Greece | Winner Gets Special Treatment From EU/IMF

Tomorrow night’s international friendly could prove to be a turning point in either country’s struggling economies. Greece travel to Ireland (how they can afford to is anyone’s guess…) to take… Read more »

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