This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 10 °C Saturday 23 February, 2019
Advertisement

12 things to prove the stereotype that we Irish love potatoes might actually be true

OK, we’re holding our hands up.

IT’S NATIONAL POTATO day, which is kinda a big deal for us in Ireland.

PastedImage-61633 Source: Dermot Bradley

No, that’s not a stereotype.

1. We’re the country that literally filled a bus up with potatoes

PastedImage-66848 Source: Imgur, Eireplayr

2. Who else would use a potato masher as an aerial?

aklollppp Source: Tumblr, scruffygoldfish

3. This photocall happened, and yes, those are potato skins in her pants

PastedImage-89193 Source: MARK.MAXWELL

4. When an Irish photographer sold this photo of a potato for a million euro, that was pretty stereotypical

PastedImage-44159 Source: Kevin Abosch

5. This headline

pastedimage-2589 Source: Max2765

6. This game

At the PLOUGHING. Are we a parody?

PastedImage-42401 Source: UniTripper

7. The fact that Tayto Park exists

8. This menu item

9. OK, I think we really love potatoes

10. A lot

11. This potato-themed wedding even happened in Derry

PastedImage-70639 Source: EDEL JOHNSON

12. You literally can’t avoid them in this country of ours

1ace78c0cf49969497ee761832ed6690

DailyEdge is on Snapchat! Tap the button below to add!

14 ways to eat a potato, ranked from worst to best>

10 essential facts of life for Irish people who don’t like potatoes>

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article
  •  

About the author:

Read next:

COMMENTS (3)