Top 10 Irish Twitter Trends (November 20th – November 26th 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.

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 (November 20th – November 26th) are summarised below.




Advertising and creative agency, Rothco, began a campaign in hopes of raising awareness and brand association for the GAA Senior Club Championships. The GAA Senior Club Championship’s fans and speakers tweeted in their excitement and admiration for the movement.


2. #LightUpALife

Light Up a Life began their campaign in 1992 in hopes of raising money for urgent patient services and facility improvements. The campaign allows people to sponsor a light in memory of a loved one. Daniel O’Donnell and a few other entertainers enthralled the crowd with their performances during the event.


3. #ThisIsSuper

Basketball Ireland is the nations governing body for the Super League. The league is the top tier men’s and women’s basketball league in Ireland. The league began in October 2017 and will run through May of 2018. Fans of the league post their support for their teams throughout the tournament.


4. #Cong17

CongRegation is one a day technology festival. The event offers an opportunity for forward thinkers to discuss how people innovate, what other countries have done, and the psychology of managing change through what Ireland can do. Participants shared their experience on Twitter.


5. #TWIP

One of RTE’s programs, The Week in Politics, discussed various political topics along with interviews on last week’s show that had viewers expressing their concerns throughout the week.


6. #GalwayScience   

The Galway Science & Technology Festival collaborates between local industry, local education and government agencies to successfully showcase Galway as a city of science, technology, engineering, art and maths. Event goers tweeted their experiences.


7. #WLD17       

Whiskey Live Dublin is a premier whiskey tasting even that showcases both old and new Irish whiskeys. In addition to the whiskey tasting was food pairings and cocktails. Highlights from the event can be seen on Twitter.


8. #16Days2017       

Woman’s Aid is participating in the 16 Days Campaign opposing violence against women. The campaign aims to raise awareness of femicide and domestic violence on an international, national and local level. Campaigners tweeted their support on the movement.


9. #IrishHealthHour

Irish Health Hour is a networking community that encompasses health and wellness related businesses, therapists and sports. Health enthusiasts can be see tweeting their support for the event.



10. Arlene Foster

Arlene Foster recently wrote a letter to the 27 EU leaders rejecting Northern Ireland’s position in the Customs Union. Tweets of resentment can be seen on Twitter.



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