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#Tayto Park

# tayto-park - Sunday 2 October, 2022

Quiz: How well do you know your Irish crisps?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know your Irish crisps?

Sun 10:00 PM 52,148 Views 26 Comments

Open up a nice bag of quizps.

# tayto-park - Thursday 29 September, 2022

Tayto Park to be renamed Emerald Park as 12-year long sponsorship deal ends
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

Tayto Park to be renamed Emerald Park as 12-year long sponsorship deal ends

Sep 29th 2022, 2:05 PM 28,700 Views 20 Comments

The Emerald rebrand was chosen due to Ireland’s nickname ‘the Emerald Isle’ given by international visitors.

# tayto-park - Monday 8 August, 2022

Two new rollercoasters to open at Tayto Park next year
# Buckle Up
# Buckle Up

Two new rollercoasters to open at Tayto Park next year

Aug 8th 2022, 2:26 PM 27,591 Views 38 Comments

It’s a €16,000,000 project.

# tayto-park - Thursday 4 August, 2022

Tayto Park visitors sheltered in gift shop after three bison escaped from enclosure in March
# Bovine Intervention
# Bovine Intervention

Tayto Park visitors sheltered in gift shop after three bison escaped from enclosure in March

Aug 4th 2022, 11:45 AM 31,729 Views 25 Comments

Customers were confined to the gift shop until the bison herd manager arrived.

# tayto-park - Thursday 9 June, 2022

Tayto Park founder Ray Coyle has died aged 70
# Largo Foods
# Largo Foods

Tayto Park founder Ray Coyle has died aged 70

Jun 9th 2022, 12:02 PM 50,044 Views 14 Comments

A spokesperson said Ray Coyle passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family.

# tayto-park - Tuesday 15 February, 2022

Tayto is ending its sponsorship of Tayto Park
# Packet In
# Packet In

Tayto is ending its sponsorship of Tayto Park

Feb 15th 2022, 12:47 PM 70,692 Views 47 Comments

The park, which opened in 2010 in Meath, has had over five million visitors since it was established.

# tayto-park - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Green light for €15.5m Tayto Park rollercoaster after two-year planning battle
# A Rollercoaster
# A Rollercoaster

Green light for €15.5m Tayto Park rollercoaster after two-year planning battle

Mar 25th 2021, 11:30 AM 36,668 Views 22 Comments

There have been more than a few ups and downs in the saga.

# tayto-park - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Tayto Park gets greenlight for two intertwining steel rollercoasters
# Real Steel
# Real Steel

Tayto Park gets greenlight for two intertwining steel rollercoasters

Jun 25th 2020, 2:35 PM 23,424 Views 27 Comments

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

# tayto-park - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 10th 2019, 5:01 PM 50,774 Views 110 Comments

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

# tayto-park - Friday 8 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 8th 2019, 8:40 PM 37,360 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 - Sunday 10 February, 2019

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

Tayto Park secures planning permission for new rollercoaster despite objections

Feb 10th 2019, 6:29 PM 33,544 Views 26 Comments

Some local residents had complained about noise pollution and traffic.

# tayto-park - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Tayto Park wants humanoid robots to make the queue at its water ride more entertaining
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

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

Jan 17th 2019, 10:06 AM 412 Views 0 Comments

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

# tayto-park - Thursday 29 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 29th 2018, 7:37 PM 23,443 Views 31 Comments

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

# tayto-park - Monday 25 June, 2018

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

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

Jun 25th 2018, 2:41 PM 39,077 Views 21 Comments

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

# tayto-park - Thursday 19 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 19th 2018, 12:49 PM 789 Views 0 Comments

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

# tayto-park - Monday 12 March, 2018

Tayto Park has launched a 'driving school for kids' with Nissan cars
# On The Road
# On The Road

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

Mar 12th 2018, 4:41 PM 1,684 Views 0 Comments

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

# tayto-park - Monday 15 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 15th 2018, 2:16 PM 43,977 Views 39 Comments

It said 30 of its animals had died in 2016.

# tayto-park - Monday 25 December, 2017

What do all the animals in Irish zoos get up to on Christmas Day? We found out
# Lions And Tigers And Bears
From The Daily Edge
# 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 3,879 Views 0 Comments

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

# tayto-park - Thursday 25 May, 2017

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

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

May 25th 2017, 12:00 PM 21,297 Views 25 Comments

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

# tayto-park - Thursday 20 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 20th 2017, 4:50 PM 13,499 Views 8 Comments

Darn it.

# tayto-park - Thursday 2 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 2nd 2017, 10:26 PM 70,198 Views 0 Comments

Prime Time spoke to the father this evening.

# tayto-park - Friday 28 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 28th 2016, 4:57 PM 12,466 Views 23 Comments

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

# tayto-park - Monday 24 October, 2016

"The people behind us suddenly dropped": Witnesses describe Tayto Park stairs collapse
# House Of Horrors
# House Of Horrors

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

Oct 24th 2016, 8:03 AM 21,101 Views 20 Comments

Nine people were taken to hospital over the incident.

# tayto-park - Sunday 23 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 23rd 2016, 9:55 AM 43,533 Views 40 Comments

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

# tayto-park - Friday 23 October, 2015

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

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

Oct 23rd 2015, 8:00 AM 8,534 Views 8 Comments

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

# tayto-park - Sunday 9 August, 2015

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

Life inside the Mr Tayto costume - an exposé

Aug 9th 2015, 1:00 PM 6,356 Views 5 Comments

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

# tayto-park - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 24th 2015, 6:56 PM 9,828 Views 0 Comments

Ooooh, fancy.

# tayto-park - Sunday 7 June, 2015

This man makes rollercoasters for a living
# High Roller
# High Roller

This man makes rollercoasters for a living

Jun 7th 2015, 7:45 PM 14,214 Views 9 Comments

His job is pretty cool.

# tayto-park - Saturday 6 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 6th 2015, 3:00 PM 23,062 Views 26 Comments

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

# tayto-park - Thursday 4 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 4th 2015, 1:57 PM 25,758 Views 7 Comments

*gulp*

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

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

Jun 4th 2015, 1:17 PM 62,492 Views 63 Comments

It’s big, fast and smooth.

# tayto-park - Saturday 16 May, 2015

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

The Tayto Park rollercoaster, what a sight to behold

May 16th 2015, 11:40 AM 12,573 Views 3 Comments

Such majesty.

# tayto-park - Monday 9 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 9th 2015, 4:25 PM 19,371 Views 23 Comments

Thanks to a rollercoaster.

# tayto-park - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Ireland will soon have the largest inverted wooden rollercoaster in Europe
# Life Is A...
# Life Is A...

Ireland will soon have the largest inverted wooden rollercoaster in Europe

Feb 4th 2015, 2:37 PM 50,258 Views 78 Comments

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

# tayto-park - Monday 31 March, 2014

Here's an artist's impression of Ireland's massive new roller coaster
# Tayto Park
From The Daily Edge
# Tayto Park

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

Mar 31st 2014, 4:58 PM 9,196 Views 3 Comments

Good luck keeping your crisp sandwiches down.

# tayto-park - Friday 2 August, 2013

The Tyrone v Meath game is now referred to as 'El Crispico' on Wikipedia
# Spud Wars
From The42
# Spud Wars

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

Aug 2nd 2013, 11:56 AM 2,655 Views 0 Comments

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

# tayto-park - Friday 26 July, 2013

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

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

Jul 26th 2013, 10:28 AM 49,188 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 - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Tayto Park says hello to a host of newborns
# Awww!
From The Daily Edge
# Awww!

Tayto Park says hello to a host of newborns

May 22nd 2013, 4:12 PM 15,865 Views 20 Comments

Pitter patter of little paws at Tayto Park.

# tayto-park - Thursday 17 January, 2013

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

Enda Kenny Chasing Geese While People Laugh Pic of the Day

Jan 17th 2013, 1:07 PM 21,182 Views 98 Comments

No comment.

78 new jobs announced at Tayto Park
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

78 new jobs announced at Tayto Park

Jan 17th 2013, 11:18 AM 11,345 Views 33 Comments

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

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