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 (24th – 30th October 2016) are summarised below.
Halloween enthusiasts shared their anticipation by tweeting about everything relating to the festivital from spooky treats and costumes, to events and memes of course as the Holiday approached.
— DailyEdge (@dailyedge) October 28, 2016
You know it's nearly Halloween when your local cafe gives you adorable green spider macarons! 😍💚👌🏻 pic.twitter.com/sqbfAvyLak
— Melanie Murphy (@melaniietweets) October 27, 2016
2. Katie Taylor
Boxing world champion Katie Taylor signed a professional contract with Matchroom Boxing last week and will be making her debut at the SSE Arena in Wembly on November 26th. The Olympic medalist from Bray has been keeping her followers in the know of her new journey into professional boxing.
Today marks the end of an amazing amateur campaign but the start of an exciting new chapter as a pro. Ready to conquer! @MatchroomBoxing
— Katie Taylor (@KatieTaylor) October 27, 2016
— Eddie Hearn (@EddieHearn) October 27, 2016
A Facebook event that was simply titled ‘Mass’ went viral overnight with more than 100,000 Facebook users ‘attending.’ The page was flooded with jokes and memes relating to mass including Father Ted quotes and negotiation of seats and getting on the “cheaplist.”
mom just liked the mass page thinking it was genuinely about mass, cant wait till she sees a meme of the pope doing a line off the alter👍🏻
— kate 🍒 (@KateNagillag) October 26, 2016
4. Dublin Marathon
With a turnout record of 19,500 participants, the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon became the 4th largest marathon in Europe on Sunday October 30th. Dereje Debele Tulu of Ethiopia was the overall winner of the city marathon with a time of two hours, 12 minutes and 17 seconds.
— Aer Lingus (@AerLingus) October 24, 2016
Best buzzes #DublinMarathon runners. Hope you enjoy what's known as 1 of the friendliest Marathons in the world.
Good luck @dublinmarathon!
— Darragh Doyle (@darraghdoyle) October 29, 2016
Ireland’s popular home improvements show Ideal Home hosted a four-day long exhibition for home improvers. Fans tweeted images of their dream home interiors displayed by hundreds of exhibitors at the event.
— Eavan Murray (@EavanMurray) October 27, 2016
— Eibhlín Gleeson (@EibhlinGleeson) October 30, 2016
7. Robbie Williams
Two weeks after his latest album release, singer songwriter Robbie Williams announced a major concert that will take place at AVIVA Stadium in June 2017. The artist also paid tribute to Joe Dolan on Saturday on The Late Late Show.
— Brónagh .. (@Bronaaaaagh) October 28, 2016
Great British Bake Off contestant Candice Brown was crowned winner of the seventh and last bake off on the BBC on Thursday. Fans tweeted their reactions to the new champion and their disappointments of the ending of the bake off.
— Nicola Forde (@FicolaNorde) October 27, 2016
Castleknock took the win against St. Judes in the Dublin Senior Football Championship semi-final last week bumping them to the final for the first time since the team was formed 18 years ago.
— Rory's Stories (@RorysStories) October 27, 2016
— Damian Whelan (@damianwhelan) October 27, 2016
Data Science was celebrated last week as part of Data Science Week with online discussions ranging from how to obtain a data scientist job to the future of data science and more data science-related topics.
— Silicon Republic (@siliconrepublic) October 27, 2016