Repeal The 8th And Beast From The East Most Popular Irish Hashtags In 2018
Repeal the 8th and the Beast from the East were some of the biggest Irish news hashtags on Twitter in 2018.
The social media giant has looked into what the World was talking about most this year, with Brexit and the Royal Wedding some of the most discussed global events.
The Presidential Election was also a big talking point, with #aras18 the third most popular Irish News Hashtag.
While TV shows Irish viewers tweeted the most about included Love Island and Eurovision.
Some of the most popular tweets in Ireland from 2018 included ones about Storm Emma:
Many of our amazing hospital staff are sleeping overnight in the Mater so they can care for patients tomorrow. #StormEmma— The Mater Foundation (@TheMaterFoundat) March 1, 2018
Give this as many retweets as you can before they get up in the morning
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Including that infamous Lidl Incident where the store in Fortunestown in Tallaght was destroyed and looted:
So err... anyone do anything nice over the weekend?— Lidl Ireland (@lidl_ireland) March 5, 2018
There was also a tweet from RuPaul in Irish to support his BFF Michelle Visage on Ireland's Got Talent.
A mhuintir na hÉireann! J an chraic? Cloisim go bhfuil mo chailín @michellevisage ag déanamh thar cinn ar @GotTalentIRL Is léir go bhfuil sibhse, na banríonacha, deadlaí agus maightí freisin, ach b’fhearr daoibh an obair a chur isteach nó is ag sashayáil away a bheidh sibh! pic.twitter.com/qP5VqD5gyF— RuPaul (@RuPaul) February 16, 2018
And a devastating one from The Cranberries after the passing away of Dolores O'Riordan:
We are devastated on the passing of our friend Dolores. She was an extraordinary talent and we feel very privileged to have been part of her life from 1989 when we started the Cranberries. The world has lost a true artist today.— The Cranberries (@The_Cranberries) January 15, 2018
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Here are the most popular Irish hashtags