These were the most Googled things in Ireland in 2017 5 years ago

These were the most Googled things in Ireland in 2017

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It's been a very busy year, with lots of key moments warranting an old Google to find out more information. Whether it's related to something in the news, a topical person or the weather, there's no better place to brush up on your knowledge.


According to The Sun, Google has released the top trending searches for 2017, and this year Irish people had a varied mix of all of that.

From Hurricane Ophelia and Irma to Conor McGregor and Donal Trump, it gives a good insight into the biggest topics this year. They've also highlighted the most searched movies of the year.

Here are the top trending searches:

  • Hurricane Ophelia
  • Donald Trump
  • Ireland v Denmark
  • 13 Reasons Why
  • Fidget Spinner
  • Hurricane Irma
  • Bus Eireann Strike
  • Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather
  • Eurovision
  • Harvey Weinstein

Most searched movies:

  • Dunkirk
  • It
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • La La Land
  • Justice League
  • Wonder Woman
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Murder on the Orient Express
  • Logan
  • Baby Driver

Most Googled 'What is...' question:

  • The antikythera mechanism?
  • A hurricane
  • Bitcoin
  • A pangolin
  • A tracker mortgage
  • The confederation cup
  • Covfefe
  • Daca
  • A teleporter
  • A fidget spinner

Most Googled 'How to...'

  • Make slime
  • Watch Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather
  • Lose weight
  • Check credit on 3
  • Make pancake mix
  • Solve the Rubik’s cube
  • Open a coconut
  • Download on Netflix
  • Bleed radiators
  • Register to vote