Top 10 Irish Twitter Trends (June 4th- June 10th)

by Kelsie Baumlin on 11/06/18

Kelsie Baumlin is a Junior at University of Florida. She is currently studying abroad at Griffith College and interning with Olytico through the CAPA study abroad programme.

Each week Olytico tracks the trending Twitter Topics in Ireland. We specialise in social media listening and analysis, helping our clients make well-informed, performance-driven decisions based on Olytico insights. To find out more about our services click here.

The Top 10 Twitter Trends in Ireland from last week (June 4th – June 10th ) are summarised below.

 

  1. #DublinHonoursMagdalenes

Hundreds gathered in the city centre of Dublin to greet the Magdalene survivors to show their love and support. Survivors spoke about their experiences at the Magdalene Laundries at the event. Viewers tweeted their reactions to the event on Twitter. 

 

2. #LeavingCert

Students sitting their Leaving Cert last week tweeted their reactions to exam papers while others tweeted their advice to those taking the exams.

 

3. #LoveIsland

British reality dating show Love Island is back on TV. Fans brought their thoughts and reactions to Twitter.

 

4. French Open

Rafael Nadal, 32, defeated Austrian, Dominic Thiem, to win his 11th French Open title. Fans tweeted their admiration for the athlete and his success on the court.

 

5. David Drumm

David Drumm, former head of Anglo Irish Bank, was found guilty for conspiracy to defraud €7.2 billion. The verdict concluded one of the longest running criminal cases in the State. People took to Twitter to comment on the case.

 

6. Tipperary

Tipperary, the 2016 All Ireland Hurling Champions, suffered a devastating loss to Clare this weekend. This defeat knocked Tipperary out of the All Ireland competition.

 

7. #OpenRepo2018

The 2018 Open Repositories Conference taking place in Bozeman, Montana generated conversation in Ireland this week. The conference brings people from around the world together to discuss challenges and opportunities facing libraries. The international event gained some attention on Twitter in Ireland.

 

8. WestCork

The beautiful weather in West Cork has been a topic of discussion on Twitter this week.

 

9. Fekir

Liverpool was all set to gain forward Nabil Fekir but all transfer negotiations with Liverpool and Nabil Fekir ended as of Saturday night. Liverpool supporters discussed the topic on Twitter.

 

10. Kildare

After losing 11 games in a row, Kildare defeated Derry for their first victory in 12 months. Fans tweeted their excitement over the win.

 

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