Top 10 Irish Twitter Trends (November 13th – November 19th 2017)

Arielle McConneaughey 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.

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The Top 10 Twitter Trends in Ireland from last week (November 13th – November 19th) are summarised below.



1. #HRHForum2017

The fourth global forum on Human Resources for Health took place in Dublin from November 13th to November 17th. Topics covered at the event included better investments, strengthened engagement in education, employment, finance, as well as in health and labour.


2. #FramptonReborn

Carl Frampton emerged victorious in a hard-fought win over Horacio Garcia after 10 months out of action. The Northern Irish boxer had not been seen in the ring since his split from his last promotions team. Fans tweeted their excitement for the fight.


3. #COP23

The 23rd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change was held in Germany. The objective: making progress for an achievable, inclusive and ambitious implementation of the Paris Agreement. Event goers tweeted their experiences.


4. #JusticeLeague

Justice League is the latest release into the DC Extended Universe. The movie was expected to do well at the box office but sales are projected to drop after opening week. Fans mixed reactions to the movie featured on Twitter during the period.


5. #RWC2023

France has won the opportunity to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup ahead of favourites South Africa. Ireland was forced to pull out from the bidding process after the first round of votes which left Ireland in third place. The decision caused a stir on Twitter.


6. Arsenal

Emirates Stadium hosted the North London Derby between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur. Fans were mesmerized by the outstanding performance Arsenal delivered and took to Twitter immediately to voice their emotions.


7. #MarriageEquality

62% of Australia’s population recently voted ‘yes’ to marriage equality. The Australian Parliament will vote in December on legislation to lift the ban. Campaigners showed their support on Twitter.


8. Mel Gibson

The Late Late Show interviewed Mel Gibson and asked him to weigh in on the sexual harassment scandals surfacing in the world today. With domestic abuse accusations in 2010, Gibson’s comments came as a surprise to some.


9.  #PawsForThought

Dogs Trust Ireland is asking people to ‘pause’ and think twice about getting a dog for Christmas. Dogs Trust is Ireland’s largest dog welfare charity where rescuing, rehabilitating, and rehoming dogs to loving homes is top priority. With their recent campaign #PawsForThought people posted photos with their furry friends in support of the movement.



Ireland failed to secure a spot at the FIFA World Cup in Russia next summer after their loss to Denmark at the Aviva Stadium last week. Fans are devastated by the loss, but they found alternative ways to view the situation.



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