These Were The Most Popular Tweets In Ireland In 2019

The most popular hashtags, talking points and videos for the year on Twitter have also been revealed.

Whether it's you love it or loathe it, Twitter has solidified its place as a smorgasbord of world opinion. 

For the past twelve months, Ireland has had a pretty varied taste in tweets, leading the social media giant to release the most popular hashtags, accounts and talking-points from the past year. 

Political chatter rang true, as well as weather chat (classic Ireland) and world happenings such as the Notre Dame fire and Trump's repeated nonsense. 

Top Five Irish News Hashtags:

  1. #Brexit
  2. #ClimateStrike
  3. #LE19
  4. #StormLorenzo
  5. #Budget2020

Top Five International News Hashtags used in Ireland:

  1. #Brexit
  2. #RWC2019
  3. #ClimateStrike
  4. #NotreDame
  5. #Trump

Top Five Sports Handles used in Ireland:

  1. @LFC
  2. @ManUtd
  3. @OfficialGaa
  4. @FAIreland
  5. @IrishRugby

Top Five Entertainment Hashtags used in Ireland:

  1. #LoveIsland
  2. #GameOfThrones
  3. #LateLate
  4. #DerryGirls
  5. #Eurovision

Top Five Music Handles used in Ireland:

  1. @LewisCapaldi
  2. @Lilnasx
  3. @LiamGallagher
  4. @ArianaGrande
  5. @Hozier

The five most popular tweets of 2019 include:

1. Bonnie Greer showing support for Ireland on Question Time

2. Jonathan Walters announcing his retirement

3. Katie Taylor announcing yet another title win

4. Ireland helping Paul McGrath locate his son

5. And, finally, the three Irish men who wanted a photo in Times Square but none of them had a phone or camera

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