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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.

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No, that’s not a stereotype.

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

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

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

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

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5. This headline

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6. This game

At the PLOUGHING. Are we a parody?

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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

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


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