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Which Irish county loves potatoes the most? We have answers

It’s time to DUEL.

POTATOES ARE ALMOST universally regarded as being Ireland’s national food. Whether we’re boiling it, roasting it, mashing it or making “salad” out of it, we sure do love the humble spud.

Even Amanda Brunker loves them. See?

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But which county can claim to love them the more than anyone?

Tesco Ireland has conducted very important research into what fruits and vegetables are most popular in each county in the Republic of Ireland.

Its findings show that bananas are by far the most popular fruit and vegetable, topping the sales in every single county, save for Clare, Donegal, Galway, Kildare and Mayo. (Those five renegades prefer berries.)

SuperValu new season Irish Potatoes. Top model Sarah Morrissey helps SuperValu announce that the first new season Irish potatoes will be delivered to over 190 stores nationwide this week. Source: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

So, what about potatoes?

First of all, we can tell you that county thinks it’s too good for potatoes and that is…

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Yep, potatoes don’t even feature in the top five fruits and vegetables bought in Clare.

Unbelievable.

Irish Agriculture Industry Source: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

So, which counties love potatoes the most?

Drumroll, please.

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The counties that love potatoes the most are Cavan, Carlow and Roscommon

In all three counties, potatoes were the second-most popular fruit and vegetable.

GIVE YOURSELVES A PAT ON THE BACK.

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