These were the most popular tweets in Ireland in 2019 6 months ago

These were the most popular tweets in Ireland in 2019

The most popular hashtags, sports stars, and musicians for the year on Twitter have also been revealed.

Every year we think that Twitter has gotten as popular as it possibly can, and every year the social media platform proves us wrong, getting bigger every single year.

For the past twelve months, Ireland has had a pretty varied taste in the tweets (and the tweeters!), and before we get to the most-popular individual tweets, here are some other Twitter factoids from the year:

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

And now, the five most popular tweets of 2019, starting with...

1. Bonnie Greer's support for Ireland on Question Time

2. Jonathan Walters announcing his retirement

3. Katie Taylor winning the yet another title

4. Ireland helping Paul McGrath locate his son

5. And, last but not least, the three Irish guys who wanted a photo in Times Square but none of them had a phone or camera...