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Tayto Park gets greenlight for two intertwining steel rollercoasters
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Tayto Park gets greenlight for two intertwining steel rollercoasters

Jun 25th 2020, 2:35 PM 21,584 Views 27 Comments

The two rollercoasters will cost an estimated €15 million and create 40 new jobs in the area.

A €14m rollercoaster for Tayto Park has been refused due to noise impact on four residents
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A €14m rollercoaster for Tayto Park has been refused due to noise impact on four residents

Jul 10th 2019, 5:01 PM 50,253 Views 110 Comments

Four local residents claimed that the anticipated screaming from passengers on ‘Coaster 2021′ will increase noise disturbance in the area.

Four residents put brakes on Tayto Park plans for €14 million rollercoaster
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Four residents put brakes on Tayto Park plans for €14 million rollercoaster

Mar 8th 2019, 8:40 PM 37,277 Views 66 Comments

The appeal now threatens the Tayto Park timeline to have the roller-coaster constructed and open to visitors by 2021.

Tayto Park secures planning permission for new rollercoaster despite objections
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Tayto Park secures planning permission for new rollercoaster despite objections

Feb 10th 2019, 6:29 PM 33,486 Views 26 Comments

Some local residents had complained about noise pollution and traffic.

Tayto Park wants humanoid robots to make the queue at its water ride more entertaining
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Tayto Park wants humanoid robots to make the queue at its water ride more entertaining

Jan 17th 2019, 10:06 AM 390 Views 0 Comments

At peak times, customers have to wait up to two hours to get on the Viking Voyage attraction.

Tayto Park is seeking planning permission for a new 'iconic' €14 million roller-coaster
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Tayto Park is seeking planning permission for a new 'iconic' €14 million roller-coaster

Nov 29th 2018, 7:37 PM 22,751 Views 31 Comments

The theme park’s owner said the new attraction will “copper-fasten the future of Tayto Park”.

Tayto Park issues clarification that it isn't giving away five free passes to 500 families
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Tayto Park issues clarification that it isn't giving away five free passes to 500 families

Jun 25th 2018, 2:41 PM 38,976 Views 21 Comments

A scam had emerged on social media suggesting that the Meath fun park was running a giveaway competition.

Why Tayto Park sees its future in luring the suit-and-tie brigade
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Why Tayto Park sees its future in luring the suit-and-tie brigade

Apr 19th 2018, 12:49 PM 775 Views 0 Comments

The Meath attraction is aiming to bring in a million visitors per year.

Tayto Park has launched a 'driving school for kids' with Nissan cars
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Tayto Park has launched a 'driving school for kids' with Nissan cars

Mar 12th 2018, 4:41 PM 1,514 Views 0 Comments

Children can learn the rules of the road and get their own driving licence.

'Unfortunately, death is inevitable': Tayto Park releases animal mortality figures after media pressure
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'Unfortunately, death is inevitable': Tayto Park releases animal mortality figures after media pressure

Jan 15th 2018, 2:16 PM 43,695 Views 38 Comments

It said 30 of its animals had died in 2016.

What do all the animals in Irish zoos get up to on Christmas Day? We found out
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# Lions And Tigers And Bears

What do all the animals in Irish zoos get up to on Christmas Day? We found out

Dec 25th 2017, 1:00 PM 3,756 Views 0 Comments

Do they know it’s Christmas time at all? (Sorry.)

Tayto Park wants to build a seven-storey hotel with sky bars and a slide
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Tayto Park wants to build a seven-storey hotel with sky bars and a slide

May 25th 2017, 12:00 PM 20,991 Views 25 Comments

The hotel will have capacity for up to 1,000 guests.

This tweet by an Australian comedian proves that Ireland can often be one massive stereotype
# Crisp Communion
# Crisp Communion

This tweet by an Australian comedian proves that Ireland can often be one massive stereotype

Apr 20th 2017, 4:50 PM 13,444 Views 8 Comments

Darn it.

Parent speaks of 'shock and anger' after girl (12) 'breaks her neck' on Tayto Park ride
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Parent speaks of 'shock and anger' after girl (12) 'breaks her neck' on Tayto Park ride

Feb 2nd 2017, 10:26 PM 69,340 Views 0 Comments

Prime Time spoke to the father this evening.

Tayto Park's House of Horrors has been given the green light to re-open tonight
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Tayto Park's House of Horrors has been given the green light to re-open tonight

Oct 28th 2016, 4:57 PM 12,391 Views 23 Comments

The attraction is sold out tomorrow and Sunday but tickets are available for Halloween.

"The people behind us suddenly dropped": Witnesses describe Tayto Park stairs collapse
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"The people behind us suddenly dropped": Witnesses describe Tayto Park stairs collapse

Oct 24th 2016, 8:03 AM 21,022 Views 21 Comments

Nine people were taken to hospital over the incident.

Nine people injured after House of Horrors staircase collapse at Tayto Park
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Nine people injured after House of Horrors staircase collapse at Tayto Park

Oct 23rd 2016, 9:55 AM 43,255 Views 41 Comments

The management of the amusement park said the safety of its guests is “paramount”.

OUR BIRTHDAY GIVEAWAY: Win an all-access family pass to Tayto Park
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OUR BIRTHDAY GIVEAWAY: Win an all-access family pass to Tayto Park

Oct 23rd 2015, 8:00 AM 8,498 Views 8 Comments

TheJournal.ie is five years old this month so we’re giving readers the chance to win some great prizes.

Life inside the Mr Tayto costume - an exposé
# The Man Behind The Mash
# The Man Behind The Mash

Life inside the Mr Tayto costume - an exposé

Aug 9th 2015, 1:00 PM 5,992 Views 5 Comments

We spoke to the real people behind the iconic potato head.

This is the coolest (and most hypnotising) way crisps are made at Tayto Park
# The Twisted Chip
# The Twisted Chip

This is the coolest (and most hypnotising) way crisps are made at Tayto Park

Jun 24th 2015, 6:56 PM 9,221 Views 0 Comments

Ooooh, fancy.

This man makes rollercoasters for a living
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This man makes rollercoasters for a living

Jun 7th 2015, 7:45 PM 14,126 Views 10 Comments

His job is pretty cool.

After building a rollercoaster, this man is looking at what's next
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After building a rollercoaster, this man is looking at what's next

Jun 6th 2015, 3:00 PM 23,023 Views 26 Comments

After the opening of the Cú Chulainn rollercoaster this week, Raymond Coyle is already planning what’s next.

13 things we learned from our first go on the Tayto Park rollercoaster
# Life Is A Rollercoaster
# Life Is A Rollercoaster

13 things we learned from our first go on the Tayto Park rollercoaster

Jun 4th 2015, 1:57 PM 24,899 Views 7 Comments

*gulp*

We rode the Tayto Park rollercoaster - here's what we learned
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We rode the Tayto Park rollercoaster - here's what we learned

Jun 4th 2015, 1:17 PM 62,200 Views 64 Comments

It’s big, fast and smooth.

The Tayto Park rollercoaster, what a sight to behold
# Parklife
# Parklife

The Tayto Park rollercoaster, what a sight to behold

May 16th 2015, 11:40 AM 12,523 Views 3 Comments

Such majesty.

All hail Mr Tayto ... he's about to create 150 jobs
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All hail Mr Tayto ... he's about to create 150 jobs

Feb 9th 2015, 4:25 PM 19,302 Views 23 Comments

Thanks to a rollercoaster.

Ireland will soon have the largest inverted wooden rollercoaster in Europe
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Ireland will soon have the largest inverted wooden rollercoaster in Europe

Feb 4th 2015, 2:37 PM 50,096 Views 78 Comments

And some lad has been in touch trying to organise proposing to his girlfriend on it! Oh dear.

Here's an artist's impression of Ireland's massive new roller coaster
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# Tayto Park

Here's an artist's impression of Ireland's massive new roller coaster

Mar 31st 2014, 4:58 PM 9,064 Views 3 Comments

Good luck keeping your crisp sandwiches down.

The Tyrone v Meath game is now referred to as 'El Crispico' on Wikipedia
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The Tyrone v Meath game is now referred to as 'El Crispico' on Wikipedia

Aug 2nd 2013, 11:56 AM 2,636 Views 0 Comments

The battle took place last Saturday in Croke Park with Mickey Harte’s side winning by two points.

Drumroll, please: And the most popular tourist attractions in Ireland are...
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Drumroll, please: And the most popular tourist attractions in Ireland are...

Jul 26th 2013, 10:28 AM 49,029 Views 160 Comments

Dublin Zoo? Book of Kells? Tayto Park? Here’s the places that took the top spots on this year’s list compiled by Fáilte Ireland.

Tayto Park says hello to a host of newborns
# Awww!
# Awww!

Tayto Park says hello to a host of newborns

May 22nd 2013, 4:12 PM 15,844 Views 20 Comments

Pitter patter of little paws at Tayto Park.

Enda Kenny Chasing Geese While People Laugh Pic of the Day
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# Pic Of The Day

Enda Kenny Chasing Geese While People Laugh Pic of the Day

Jan 17th 2013, 1:07 PM 21,110 Views 98 Comments

No comment.

78 new jobs announced at Tayto Park
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78 new jobs announced at Tayto Park

Jan 17th 2013, 11:18 AM 11,303 Views 33 Comments

Fine Gael Meath East TD welcomed the announcement, saying it would be a “great boost” to the local community.

Rosie the Seal to return to the sea
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Rosie the Seal to return to the sea

Jan 12th 2013, 9:45 AM 5,098 Views 8 Comments

The young seal has been nursed back to health by the staff at Tayto Park.

So, someone has gone ahead and made some chocolate Tayto
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# Ultimate Nom

So, someone has gone ahead and made some chocolate Tayto

Jan 9th 2013, 3:01 PM 20,301 Views 54 Comments

And they look DELICIOUS.

Mr Tayto: Crisps and chocolate together is “an Irish tradition”
# Wonka Meets Tayto
# Wonka Meets Tayto

Mr Tayto: Crisps and chocolate together is “an Irish tradition”

Jan 8th 2013, 2:25 PM 32,255 Views 50 Comments

It’s real, but only available in Tayto park. And it’s JUST chocolate.

Here is the week's news... skewed
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Oct 27th 2012, 5:00 PM 3,460 Views 1 Comment

Breaking via The Mire wire: Ice-cream for children’s votes? Tayto Park as possible children’s hospital site? European ‘Rear of the Year’ award for the Taoiseach?

Watch out kids! Mr Tayto turns terrifying
# Taytolly Scary
# Taytolly Scary

Watch out kids! Mr Tayto turns terrifying

Oct 19th 2012, 10:56 AM 11,803 Views 18 Comments

Hallowe’en at Tayto Park… it’ll scare the crisps out of you.

What's a Fishing Cat cub? This is a Fishing Cat cub
# Newborn
# Newborn

What's a Fishing Cat cub? This is a Fishing Cat cub

Oct 3rd 2012, 7:51 PM 13,153 Views 20 Comments

Awwwww.

The week in photos
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# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Nov 26th 2010, 5:30 PM 810 Views 0 Comments

Some of the week’s biggest stories in pictures.

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