Google have revealed what Irish people searched for most in 2014 8 years ago

Google have revealed what Irish people searched for most in 2014

A certain country singer is top of the pile.

Google have revealed what Irish people searched for most in 2014 and some of the results are pretty surprising.


The World Cup was the biggest story of the year despite Ireland not being in the tournament.

A close second was the fiasco that was Garth Brooks' Croke Park no-show. That was an awful time for everyone.

Here are top news stories of 2014.

  1. World Cup 2014
  2. Garth Brooks
  3. Celebrity photo hack
  4. Michael Schumacher
  5. Robin Williams
  6. Ebola
  7. Oscar Pistorius
  8. Greyhound Recycling dispute
  9. Malaysia Airlines
  10. Madeleine McCann

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It's a bit sad that there isn't one Irish person on the most searched names but marrying Kanye West, honeymooning in Ireland and breaking the internet sees Kim Kardashian top the list.

Here are the top 10 most searched names in 2014.

  1. Kim Kardashian
  2. Kate Middleton
  3. Garth Brooks
  4. Peaches Geldof
  5. Jennifer Lawrence
  6. Robin Williams
  7. Justin Bieber
  8. Ariana Grande
  9. Oscar Pistorius
  10. Miley Cyrus

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It was an incredible year for sport with the World Cup, the Ryder Cup, a Six Nations win as well as Kilkenny and Kerry getting back to the top of the mountain.

The explosion in popularity of MMA is one of the stories of the year though as Conor McGregor is now a household name in the country.

Proof of that is he was the second most searched sports people in Ireland this year.


Here are the top 10 most searched sports people in 2014.

  1. Michael Schumacher
  2. Conor McGregor
  3. Oscar Pistorius
  4. Rory McIlroy
  5. Lionel Messi
  6. Cristiano Ronaldo
  7. Luis Suarez
  8. Neymar
  9. David Moyes
  10. Roy Keane

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We were certain that Hozier would be the most searched musician this year but Garth tops that list.

You'd almost forget how much the story took over the news, it was a crazy time.


Here are the top 10 most searched musicians in 2014.

  1. Garth Brooks
  2. One Direction
  3. Justin Bieber
  4. Ariana Grande
  5. Miley Cyrus
  6. Niall Horan
  7. Cheryl Cole
  8. Ed Sheeran
  9. Beyonce
  10. Hozier

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After seeing a gang middle-aged men singing "Let It Go" in a nightclub last weekend, Frozen is officially one of the biggest movies of the year. That will be etched in our memory for a while.

Here are the top 10 most searched movies in 2014.

  1. Frozen
  2. Divergent
  3. American Hustle
  4. Dallas Buyers Club
  5. Interstellar
  6. Harry Potter
  7. 22 Jump Street
  8. The Lego Movie
  9. Lone Survivor
  10. Transformers 4