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Romantic Late Night Tesco Dates Keeping Relationship Together

Romantic Late Night Tesco Dates Keeping Relationship Together

Caoimhe Murray and Gavin Ryan have today explained how late night trips to a 24 hour Tesco are the basis for their entire relationship.  The couple who have been going… 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 »

Dublin Model’s ‘Amazing TV Opportunity In LA’ Actually Just A Holiday

Dublin Model’s ‘Amazing TV Opportunity In LA’ Actually Just A Holiday

A Dublin models ‘amazing TV opportunity in LA‘, was actually just an extended holiday, The Potato can reveal this evening.  Aisling O’Rourke, 24, from Milltown in Dublin, posted various messages… Read more »

WIN: 2 VIP Tickets For The McGregor Bandwagon

WIN: 2 VIP Tickets For The McGregor Bandwagon

To help celebrate UFC194 and the ever increasing amount of MMA experts coming out of the woodwork, we’ve got an amazing prize to giveaway. Aldo takes on McGregor this Saturday… 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 »

Christian Student Pranks Entire NUIG By Running For Equality Officer

Christian Student Pranks Entire NUIG By Running For Equality Officer

A Christian student Enoch Burke, attending NUI Galway, has pranked the entire college by fooling them into thinking that he actually wanted to be elected the student’s equality officer. By… 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 »

Man Offers Kidney For Garth Brooks Tickets

Man Offers Kidney For Garth Brooks Tickets

With nearly a quarter of a million tickets sold in a matter of minutes for Garth Brooks comeback concerts in Croke Park, one boot-scootin’ fan is taking drastic measures to ensure he… Read more »

12 Years A Slave To Get Exciting Sequel

12 Years A Slave To Get Exciting Sequel

With a bunch of Golden Globes already in the bag and Oscar success surely around the corner, “12 Years a Slave” is this years must-see talkie. To capitalize on this,… Read more »

Astronaut Chris Hadfield Barred From Coppers Following Drunken Rampage

Astronaut Chris Hadfield Barred From Coppers Following Drunken Rampage

Ireland’s love affair with Canadian astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield hit some turbulence last night following a boozy session within the esteemed walls of Dublins premier nightclub Copper Face Jacks. By… Read more »

Pizza Delivery Chain Announce “Fuck It” Meal Deal

Pizza Delivery Chain Announce “Fuck It” Meal Deal

As Fast Food chains brace themselves for the annual post-New-Years slump in business as many people cut out junk food for at best a fortnight, one Pizza Delivery Chain prepares to… Read more »

Morrissey Vanishes Up His Own Arse During Recent Interview

Morrissey Vanishes Up His Own Arse During Recent Interview

Former Smiths frontman ‘Morrissey’ left people gobsmacked as he made an astonishing disappearing act during his latest interview. By Andy Joyce While he was rambling on about eating meat or… Read more »

The Weekly Mash Up – December 7th

The Weekly Mash Up – December 7th

Irish Rail screwed a lot of people and never called them back. That horrifying story and more on The Weekly Mash Up. Several Arrests Following DCU/Trinity Anchorman Parody A number… Read more »

The Potato’s Person Of The Year | Win A Funky Gift Pack and More!

The Potato’s Person Of The Year | Win A Funky Gift Pack and More!

The Potato’s Person of the Year Awards seeks to recognise all those individuals we have laughed with and at over the last 12 months. And as a thanks for voting and helping… Read more »

Man Trapped In Bathroom Without Any Toilet Paper

Man Trapped In Bathroom Without Any Toilet Paper

News is emerging today that a recently employed graduate is stranded in his office toilets, after he realised half way through doing his business, that there was no toilet paper… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

EXPOSED: Ryanair Funded Channel 4 Dispatches Program

EXPOSED: Ryanair Funded Channel 4 Dispatches Program

In a hugely shocking turn of events, it appears that Ryanair secretly funded the Channel 4 Dispatches documentary as part of an overall marketing campaign to convince people to bring… 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.  

Special Report: Inside Ireland’s HR Departments

Special Report: Inside Ireland’s HR Departments

Over the previous month, The Potato gained permission to shadow a number of Human Resources (HR) departments in a variety of companies around Ireland. With the CSO estimating national unemployment… 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 »

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 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Woman Completely Ignores Loud Fart She Did In Yoga Class

Woman Completely Ignores Loud Fart She Did In Yoga Class

34 year old mother of 2, Karen Dempsey last night completely ignored the incredibly loud fart she let slip out during her Postnatal Yoga class.  The accidental release happened while… 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 »

The Leaving of Liverpool – Luis Suarez to Quit Footbal

The Leaving of Liverpool – Luis Suarez to Quit Footbal

Hollywood Stardom Beckons In an announcement that is guaranteed to disappoint Liverpool supporters and shock the wider football world, wantaway Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has repeated his determination to quit… Read more »

The Weekly Mash Up – July 26th

The Weekly Mash Up – July 26th

Here are the stories that dominated the Irish headlines this week: Sky News Announce New ‘Baby-Cam’ Interactive Service Sky News launched their latest interactive service while covering the Royal Baby… Read more »

Foil Arms and Hog – Business Dudes #2

Foil Arms and Hog – Business Dudes #2

Foil Arms and Hog return taking business. Again. After the last venture in heroin dealing failed, the execs are here brainstorming more inventive ideas that will hopefully bring success and… Read more »

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