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:
Top Five International News Hashtags used in Ireland:
Top Five Sports Handles used in Ireland:
Top Five Entertainment Hashtags used in Ireland:
Top Five Music Handles used in Ireland:
And now, the five most popular tweets of 2019, starting with...
1. Bonnie Greer's support for Ireland on Question Time
‘Ireland owes this country nothing’@Bonn1eGreer says Britain cannot ‘shaft’ Ireland if they want a post Brexit trade agreement with the US. #bbcqt pic.twitter.com/nL66tXiSas
— BBC Question Time (@bbcquestiontime) October 3, 2019
2. Jonathan Walters announcing his retirement
Isn’t it ironic...my Achilles heel has literally been my Achilles heel and finished me off!
I am now retired from playing football
It’s been epic
Veni vidi vici pic.twitter.com/ZC3m0LmYn5
— Jonathan Walters (@JonWalters19) March 22, 2019
3. Katie Taylor winning the yet another title
What a grueling and amazing night at MSG! Dream come true to come away with all the belts. It was a very close fight but mission accomplished! Thanks so much to the fans for all the support. Today is a day for celebrating with family as UNDISPUTED! pic.twitter.com/xKsSsT6Xjr
— Katie Taylor (@KatieTaylor) June 2, 2019
4. Ireland helping Paul McGrath locate his son
Please retweet. Looking for social media help please.
Has anyone seen my son Paul in around Hale, Manchester , London or any airports in the past few days? Police have been informed but we are very concerned and someone somewhere might have spotted him #thankyou pic.twitter.com/qebz5ks9MA
— Paul McGrath (@Paulmcgrath5) July 25, 2019
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...
When I was in the city last week, these three Irishmen asked me to take a photo of them, but none of them had phones.
“you’ll take the picture and we’ll find it someday”
so if by some strange turn of events anyone knows these guys, here’s their photo pic.twitter.com/ZrPvKXusJ7
— Christina (@CBones705) May 12, 2019