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Fadia Harpenter’s Essential Guide To Thailand!

Fadia Harpenter’s Essential Guide To Thailand!

Even though Thailand is a 2008 thing to do, it still is great. So, if you’re almost 10 years behind everyone and still want to go, I’ve some amazing tips…. Read more »

Fadia Harpenter’s Dublin Diary | A Hard Heartbreaking Week

Fadia Harpenter’s Dublin Diary | A Hard Heartbreaking Week

I had a bad week. It wasn’t great. I don’t think it’s going to work out with the rugby player. I’m not sure I like him that much and when I… 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 »

Report: Woman ‘Really Stressed Out in Work’ Actually Does Sweet Fuck All

Report: Woman ‘Really Stressed Out in Work’ Actually Does Sweet Fuck All

A groundbreaking internal investigation has today unveiled that a woman who claimed to be “really stressed out in work”, actually does sweet fuck all. The HR department in MediaCo – a… Read more »

Great News: Coke Dealer Guaranteeing White Xmas For Ireland

Great News: Coke Dealer Guaranteeing White Xmas For Ireland

Dublin cocaine dealer Skinny Pablo has dismissed claims that Ireland will not be having snow this Christmas and is confident that it’s going to be one of the whitest festive seasons… Read more »

Deluded Lotto Syndicate Convinced They’ll Win EuroMillions

Deluded Lotto Syndicate Convinced They’ll Win EuroMillions

An office lotto syndicate based in Dublin has successfully set themselves up for crippling disappointment ahead of tonight’s Euromillions Jackpot.  The 12 strong group are all secretly convinced they’ve sealed… Read more »

Nurse Strike Avoided As Unions Secure Coppers Gold Cards

Nurse Strike Avoided As Unions Secure Coppers Gold Cards

The INMO has said that the nurses planned strike action has been avoided at the last minute, after gold cards for Copper Face Jacks were secured for all members. In marathon… Read more »

Man Buys GoPro – Suddenly Realises His Life Is Incredibly Boring

Man Buys GoPro – Suddenly Realises His Life Is Incredibly Boring

Conor Daly, a 31 year old IT Project Manager from Dublin, has suddenly realised that his life is incredibly boring, after buying himself a brand new GoPro Hero 4.  The… Read more »

Notcaringathol | The Solution To Your Workplace Stress

Notcaringathol | The Solution To Your Workplace Stress

Workplace stress is something that affects many people and is one of the leading causes of developing drug and alcohol related dependencies. Sleepless nights, physical anxieties and overwhelming urges to… Read more »

Spielberg Reveals The BFG Largely Inspired By Paul O’Connell

Spielberg Reveals The BFG Largely Inspired By Paul O’Connell

World renowned movie director Steven Spielberg has today confirmed that his latest movie The BFG , was largely inspired by Irish rugby legend Paul O’Connell. As the first official trailer for… Read more »

Wallace Released After Agreeing To Build Italian Quarter In Limerick Prison

Wallace Released After Agreeing To Build Italian Quarter In Limerick Prison

After spending only a few short hours in prison, Mick Wallace Released has been released, on the condition that he builds an Italian quarter at the back of Limerick Prison… Read more »

Retail Workers To Be Provided With Free Counselling This Xmas

Retail Workers To Be Provided With Free Counselling This Xmas

Retail workers across Ireland are being offered the services of a trained counsellor over the christmas period, to help them try and deal with their anger and frustration from dealing with… Read more »

Drive In Cinema Announced For Dublin’s M50

Drive In Cinema Announced For Dublin’s M50

Exciting news today if you’re commuting on Dublin’s M50 regularly – plans for a Drive-In cinema have just been announced. Rather than deal with the chronic congestion problems, The National… Read more »

Liverpool Launching New Official Drink To Capitalise On Ability To Bottle Things

Liverpool Launching New Official Drink To Capitalise On Ability To Bottle Things

It has been confirmed tonight by Liverpool FC that the club is to launch a new range of drinks, to capitalise on their unmatched ability to bottle things. By Cormac… Read more »

Dublin PR Firm Overwhelmed By Social Media Award Nomination

Dublin PR Firm Overwhelmed By Social Media Award Nomination

Dublin based Youthful Buzzword PR, are today shocked, surprised and overwhelmed with the news that they have been nominated for a Social Media Award – even though they nominated themselves…. Read more »

Irish Women Reminded To Wear Nothing But Floral

Irish Women Reminded To Wear Nothing But Floral

Irish women are being reminded today to ensure they have the required amount of floral patterned clothes for the weekend, to make sure that they all look exactly the same… Read more »

Giggs Brings Keating, Woods and Hefner Onto Backroom Team

Giggs Brings Keating, Woods and Hefner Onto Backroom Team

Ryan Giggs has drafted in Ronan Keating, Tiger Woods and Hugh Hefner to join his backroom team after being appointed interim manager for the fallen giants Manchester United.  By Cormac… 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 »

Iona Institute Protesting Against Gay Penguins

Iona Institute Protesting Against Gay Penguins

Labelled as Ireland’s first gay penguin couple, Penelope and Missy are now the focus of an anti-gay marriage protest. The same-sex pair, who reside at their polar ice home in… Read more »

Uncontrollable Erection Traps Man In Jacuzzi For 5 Hours

Uncontrollable Erection Traps Man In Jacuzzi For 5 Hours

A 31 year old man found himself trapped in a leisure centre Jacuzzi today for nearly 5 hours, after a random erection prevented him for being able to leave.  By Cormac Moore Initial… Read more »

Reported Sightings of the Rare Irish 18-25 Year-Old

Reported Sightings of the Rare Irish 18-25 Year-Old

Various sources are confirming an increase in reported sightings of the once-common Irish 18-25 Year-Old. This has fuelled speculation that the Irish 18-25 Year-Old population – thought to be in… Read more »

Thousands Mourn Loss Of Gordan D’Arcy’s Beard

Thousands Mourn Loss Of Gordan D’Arcy’s Beard

Thousands of people all over Ireland are trying to come to terms with the tragic loss of Gordan D’Arcy’s facial hair, after it’s life was ended yesterday when Ireland beat… Read more »

Conspiracy Theorists Step Up Efforts On Missing Malaysia Flight

Conspiracy Theorists Step Up Efforts On Missing Malaysia Flight

Conspiracy Theorists have been flat out, working incredibly long hours over the last number of days, trying to come up with some horseshit theory as to what happened the tragic… Read more »

Woman Who Posts Multiple Selfies Actually Dead Inside

Woman Who Posts Multiple Selfies Actually Dead Inside

It has become clear that a woman who posts numerous selfies on a daily basis, is actually dead on the inside, hates her life and feeds off the attention of… Read more »

Irishman Banned From Online Dating Site For Telling Truth On Profile

Irishman Banned From Online Dating Site For Telling Truth On Profile

  “We’re shocked and to be honest it’s not something that we have ever dealt with before”, these were the words of Phil Stewart  CEO of Irish dating site, “Last… Read more »

Facebook Buys Students’ Mini Company For €450 Million

Facebook Buys Students’ Mini Company For €450 Million

Two 12 year olds from Portumna Community School in Galway, have become the latest entrepreneurs to be acquired by Facebook, for a staggering €450 million. By Cormac Moore Facebook have been on an… Read more »

Ranelagh Joyrider Released Following Rampage; All Weapons Confiscated & $100

Ranelagh Joyrider Released Following Rampage; All Weapons Confiscated & $100

The joyrider who cut a path of destruction through Dublin City last night in a stolen van has appeared outside Pearse Street Garda station with full health, but minus his… Read more »

Gooch Undergoes Cruciate Surgery; Runs Marathon, Rescues Orphans

Gooch Undergoes Cruciate Surgery; Runs Marathon, Rescues Orphans

Having undergone surgery on a cruciate ligament injury sustained during a match for his club Dr. Croakes, Crocked Kerry GAA Superstar Colm “Gooch” Cooper has begun his road to recuperation… 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 »

Angela Kerins Checks Into Rehab To Deal With Addiction To Hypocrisy

Angela Kerins Checks Into Rehab To Deal With Addiction To Hypocrisy

Angela Kerins, has been admitted to an addiction rehabilitation clinic, to help her overcome her addiction to hypocrisy, The Potato can reveal today. By Cormac Moore Angela Kerins, who is… 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 »

Consultants Launch Irish Water By Pissing Into Water Supply

Consultants Launch Irish Water By Pissing Into Water Supply

Irish Water was officially launched today, where the overpaid consultants celebrated the occasion by pissing in the water supply. By Cormac Moore The controversial move came as the marketing team,… Read more »

Kerryman Quits Over C-Word

Kerryman Quits Over C-Word

A Kerry man has claimed that he resigned from his Dublin bar job after being “taunted” with degrading remarks about his ‘cultural’ rural origins. Or “Culchie” for short. By Tom… 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 »

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 »

Traveller Family Wake Up In Oz Following Storm

Traveller Family Wake Up In Oz Following Storm

Members of a traveller family are settling into their new life in the magical Land of Oz after their mobile home was swept away by the gale force winds of… 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 »

Ireland’s Umbrella Supplies Running Dangerously Low

Ireland’s Umbrella Supplies Running Dangerously Low

The Potato has learned from a government source that the nation’s umbrella supplies are running dangerously low. With stormy weather already with us this weekend it is predicted that by… Read more »

RTE Ban Gay People From TV To Avoid Future Controversy

RTE Ban Gay People From TV To Avoid Future Controversy

In an attempt to prevent further outrage from both the gay community and the homophobic one, RTE have made the decision to ban gay people from ever appearing on TV… Read more »

Irish Stories: Making Of An Adult Film | Video

Irish Stories: Making Of An Adult Film | Video

Ever wanted to know what goes on behind the scenes on an Irish pornographic movie shoot? In this first ever behind the scenes look into the Irish adult movie industry,… Read more »

The Weekly Mash Up – January 25th

The Weekly Mash Up – January 25th

This week saw the shock exit of an Irish model from a photo shoot, Bill Murray doing whatever he wants and protests over the ending of RTE’s Amber.  Those and… Read more »

Deadline For Dumping Your Partner Before Valentines Day Approaches

Deadline For Dumping Your Partner Before Valentines Day Approaches

The government has declared this coming Sunday to be the last day it is acceptable to break up with your partner before Valentines Day, without being put on the countries… Read more »

Justin Bieber Announced As The Most Valuable Prison Currency in The USA.

Justin Bieber Announced As The Most Valuable Prison Currency in The USA.

Following the arrest of Justin Bieber on DUI charges, TMZ.com have received inside information from the prison Justin is being held in. By Linda Meehan TMZ’s  source has said: ‘When… Read more »

Bill Murray Does Whatever He Damn Well Pleases

Bill Murray Does Whatever He Damn Well Pleases

A regular visitor to Ireland, the actor Bill Murray has been spotted in various parts of the country, gate crashing parties, acting erratically and generally just being Bill Murray. By… Read more »

Colin Farrell To Return As Line Dancing Instructor In Dublin

Colin Farrell To Return As Line Dancing Instructor In Dublin

Break for the Border have decided to cash in on the Garth Brooks gig’s in Dublin this July by asking Hollywood superstar Colin Farrell to reprise his role as their… 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 »

Latest Batch of Niall Horans Love-Children Born

Latest Batch of Niall Horans Love-Children Born

Westmeath once more awoke to the pitter-patter of tiny little feet today as the latest tranche of nippers fathered by Niall Horan were born, writes Gerry McBride. Numbering 16 boys and… Read more »

Ex CRC Chief Paul Kiely Is Ireland’s Biggest Prick

Ex CRC Chief Paul Kiely Is Ireland’s Biggest Prick

The Public Accounts Committee hearing, looking into the payment scandals at the Central Remedial Clinic, have finally come to the honest conclusion that the former CRC Chief, Paul Kiely, is… Read more »

Dublin Spire To Be Re-Named The “Stephen Cluxton Point”

Dublin Spire To Be Re-Named The “Stephen Cluxton Point”

Following yesterdays outrage that the monument known as The Spire of Dublin might be re-named after deceased South African president Nelson Mandela, the people of our Fair City launched a… Read more »

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