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 (October 2nd – October 8th) are summarised below.
TBEX is the largest conference and networking event for travel bloggers, online travel journalists, new media content creators, travel brands, and industry professionals. This year the event was hosted in Killarney, Co. Kerry and many Twitter fans had positive opinions about the designated location.
— Niall Twamley (@ntwamley) October 2, 2017
— ???? Today in Ireland ???? (@todayInIreland) October 2, 2017
— Sportsfile (@sportsfile) October 8, 2017
— David McCullagh (@mcculld) October 7, 2017
— MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) October 8, 2017
UFC is a joke if tony doesn't get mcgregor next, don't care if it's not a "money" fight.. Tony has actually earned it!! #UFC216
— Niaomi (@Niaomiii) October 8, 2017
ISQua collaborated with The Health Foundation to host a meeting on quality and safety in health care. With both partners aiming to promote and support continuous improvement of health care worldwide. Attendees posted their support via Twitter.
— Triona Fortune (@trionafortune) October 6, 2017
— Kelly Smith, PhD (@KellyS365) October 2, 2017
Ahead of Budget 2018, to be announced on Tuesday, October 10th, people took to Twitter to discuss potential developments.
— Ruairí McKiernan (@ruairimckiernan) October 5, 2017
— Radio Beams (@HayesEnnis) October 5, 2017
IMRO Radio Awards celebrate radio programming in Ireland. Fans and attendees took to Twitter on the night
— Changey McChange (@SeanMoncrieff) October 6, 2017
— Rebecca Shekleton (@RebShekleton) October 7, 2017
— Kate Brennan-Harding (@KateBHdj) October 6, 2017
The Republic of Ireland beat Moldova in a FIFA World Cup Qualifying round. Daryl Murphy scored both goals in the first-half which secured their win. Ireland’s World Cup hopes are still very much alive and well as they are scheduled to play Wales on Monday, October 9th in Cardiff.
— Callum O'Dowda (@CallumODowda) October 6, 2017
None other than Irish Coddle trended on Twitter last week. The challenge to #ReplaceAMovieTitleWithCoddle entertained Twitter users.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Coddle. ???? #ReplaceAMovieTitleWithCoddle
— VOTE LEFT – Hazel (@Hazel_ok) October 2, 2017
He's Just Not That Into Coddle#ReplaceAMovieTitleWithCoddle
— The Irish For ???? (@theirishfor) October 2, 2017
— Near FM (@nearfm) October 3, 2017
9. Roy Keane
Roy Keane’s latest remarks on injuries in contact sports have sparked controversy. Keane is quoted as saying,”If you’re worried about the physical side of any sport then play chess.” People took to Twitter to express their outrage.
Do you agree with Keane's comments? https://t.co/j4ERj4DgvZ
— Balls.ie (@ballsdotie) October 3, 2017
Shamefully ignorant stuff from Roy Keane https://t.co/KsqOEwMgce
— Rúaidhrí O'Connor (@RuaidhriOC) October 3, 2017
The Services, Industrial, Professional and Technical Union represents over 180,000 workers across the Irish economy. With possible disruption to disability services, taxes, and other issues regarding fairness at work, protestors took to the streets to voice their concerns.
— SIPTU (@SIPTU) October 2, 2017
— Geoff McEvoy (@McEvoyGeoff) October 4, 2017