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#Spuds

# spuds - Saturday 28 May, 2022

World Potato Congress to discuss challenges for sector as Irish sales take post-Covid dip
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# Limited Appeal

World Potato Congress to discuss challenges for sector as Irish sales take post-Covid dip

May 28th 2022, 8:30 AM 12,354 Views 16 Comments

Potato sales surged during the first two years of the pandemic as people ate most of their meals at home.

# spuds - Friday 27 May, 2022

Poll: What's your favourite way to eat potatoes?
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# Spuds

Poll: What's your favourite way to eat potatoes?

May 27th 2022, 12:04 PM 32,318 Views 41 Comments

Boil ‘em, mash ‘em, stick ‘em in a stew.

# spuds - Sunday 4 October, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about potatoes?
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# Spuds

Quiz: How much do you know about potatoes?

Oct 4th 2020, 7:29 PM 52,009 Views 26 Comments

You better get full marks.

# spuds - Friday 3 April, 2020

Poll: What's the best way to eat spuds?
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# Your Say

Poll: What's the best way to eat spuds?

Apr 3rd 2020, 8:41 AM 48,891 Views 104 Comments

This important question can be a topic of fierce debate.

# spuds - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

A new potato campaign aims to change the perception millennials have of the humble spud
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# Spuds

A new potato campaign aims to change the perception millennials have of the humble spud

Feb 18th 2020, 3:31 PM 20,100 Views 56 Comments

The IFA and Bord Bia want to show that potatoes aren’t as old-fashioned as some young people think.

# spuds - Saturday 16 March, 2019

From the Garden: 'Traditionally Irish people put their spuds in the ground on or around St Patrick’s Day'
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# Column

From the Garden: 'Traditionally Irish people put their spuds in the ground on or around St Patrick’s Day'

Mar 16th 2019, 12:00 PM 12,814 Views 11 Comments

The act of harvesting spuds is pure GIY joy. Rummaging in the soil underneath a potato plant and finding lots of lovely tubers is as good as Christmas, writes Michael Kelly.

# spuds - Friday 5 October, 2018

Poll: It's national potato day, what's the best way to enjoy spuds?
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# How Do You Eat Yours?

Poll: It's national potato day, what's the best way to enjoy spuds?

Oct 5th 2018, 8:30 PM 24,532 Views 37 Comments

Bord Bia’s national potato day, encourages consumers to buy Irish spuds.

# spuds - Saturday 18 March, 2017

'Irish people put their spuds in the ground around St Paddy’s Day, believing it to be an auspicious day'
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# Gardening

'Irish people put their spuds in the ground around St Paddy’s Day, believing it to be an auspicious day'

Mar 18th 2017, 12:30 PM 1,216 Views 6 Comments

We have somewhat of a pre-parade tradition in the Kelly household of sowing spuds with the children, writes Michael Kelly.

# spuds - Friday 27 January, 2017

Farmers furious at SuperValu 'stunt' which gives away free carrots and potatoes
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# Spuds Sale

Farmers furious at SuperValu 'stunt' which gives away free carrots and potatoes

Jan 27th 2017, 7:58 AM 42,805 Views 73 Comments

The IFA has taken exception to a new promotion which gives away free carrots and potatoes.

# spuds - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Here’s why coddle is the Dublin delicacy that deserves to go nationwide
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From The Daily Edge
# Comfort Food

Here’s why coddle is the Dublin delicacy that deserves to go nationwide

Mar 31st 2016, 10:52 AM 5,199 Views 5 Comments

It’s that good.

# spuds - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Part of your diet you should consider if you're thinking of having a baby: Potatoes
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# Chips And Crisps

Part of your diet you should consider if you're thinking of having a baby: Potatoes

Jan 13th 2016, 1:49 PM 20,965 Views 15 Comments

The risk of gestational diabetes increases with the consumption of more potatoes.

# spuds - Friday 2 October, 2015

QUIZ: Test your knowledge of Ireland's favourite crop
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# National Potato Day

QUIZ: Test your knowledge of Ireland's favourite crop

Oct 2nd 2015, 4:35 PM 21,904 Views 10 Comments

Just how familiar are you with the noble spud?

# spuds - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

10 essential facts of life for Irish people who don't like potatoes
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From The Daily Edge
# Potatoes Gonna Potate

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

Jul 22nd 2015, 9:30 PM 12,061 Views 9 Comments

They exist. And they demand to be recognised.

# spuds - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Which Irish county loves potatoes the most? We have answers
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From The Daily Edge
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Which Irish county loves potatoes the most? We have answers

Mar 26th 2015, 11:40 AM 6,040 Views 2 Comments

It’s time to DUEL.

# spuds - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

'Jacket potato crime' makes for excellent headlines in Huddersfield
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From The Daily Edge
# Maris Sniper

'Jacket potato crime' makes for excellent headlines in Huddersfield

Jul 22nd 2014, 9:13 AM 1,891 Views 0 Comments

It would leave a bad taste in your mouth.

# spuds - Friday 30 August, 2013

Students win prize for study that found the potato is not the most Irish vegetable
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# Spuds

Students win prize for study that found the potato is not the most Irish vegetable

Aug 30th 2013, 7:15 AM 18,486 Views 55 Comments

The students from Dominican College, Taylor’s Hill in Galway placed second in the world in a competition, winning €500.

# spuds - Thursday 22 August, 2013

7 people who think the Irish only eat potatoes
# National Potato Day
From The Daily Edge
# National Potato Day

7 people who think the Irish only eat potatoes

Aug 22nd 2013, 6:00 PM 31,513 Views 76 Comments

Coupled with some delicious pictures of delicious potatoes.

# spuds - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Have you ever had an Irish seven course dinner?
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From The Daily Edge
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Have you ever had an Irish seven course dinner?

Jun 5th 2013, 3:22 PM 6,273 Views 4 Comments

There’s atein’ and drinkin’ in that.

# spuds - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

What would scented underwear for Irish men smell like?
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From The Daily Edge
# Sniff Sniff

What would scented underwear for Irish men smell like?

May 8th 2013, 10:21 AM 5,670 Views 3 Comments

We’ve had a think about this (sadly) and come up with a few options.

# spuds - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Retro As Gaeilge Crisps of the Day
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From The Daily Edge
# Prátaí

Retro As Gaeilge Crisps of the Day

Mar 6th 2013, 11:54 AM 15,933 Views 67 Comments

Tayto have gone right back to the eighties with this one.

# spuds - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

Column: Here’s why Christmas dinner is so important
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# Read Me

Column: Here’s why Christmas dinner is so important

Dec 25th 2012, 1:30 PM 2,674 Views 8 Comments

It’s not easy to get everyone together – and making awkward conversation with your fourth cousin is a small price to pay, writes Jordan Bourke.

# spuds - Sunday 23 December, 2012

How 20,000 pounds of potatoes brought wi-fi to airplanes
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# Wi-high Club

How 20,000 pounds of potatoes brought wi-fi to airplanes

Dec 23rd 2012, 6:00 PM 13,184 Views 22 Comments

Spuds, glorious spuds, stood in for people in on-board tests.

# spuds - Thursday 17 November, 2011