Each week Olytico tracks the trending Twitter Topics in Ireland. We specialize 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 (29th May – 4th June 2017) are summarized below.
Ariana Grande performed her One Love Manchester benefit concert on Sunday in honour of the victims of the May 22nd terrorist attack at Manchester Arena. The crowd of 55,000 sang along as Grande and several other artists performed hits. Grande also payed a visit to the hospitalized victims during her stay.
— Annemarie (@Anne___Marie___) May 31, 2017
— Inpho Photography (@Inphosports) June 3, 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that he is pulling out of the Paris Agreement. The agreement between the United Nations strives to reduce global warming, but the U.S. is no longer a part of it. His decision resulted in a huge backlash on Twitter.
— Eoghan Rice (@rice_e) June 2, 2017
— Paul O'Donoghue (@paulodonoghue93) June 2, 2017
Families enjoyed this year’s gardening festival, Bloom 2017. The event took place over the Bank Holiday in Phoenix Park, showcasing and awarding beautiful garden designs and horticultural techniques. Event-goers also enjoyed fresh food and drinks alongside the view.
— Vickie (@UnicornDigitalM) June 3, 2017
— TU Dublin Blanchardstown (@TUDublin_BN) June 3, 2017
— Boys + Girls (@BoysandGirlsLtd) June 1, 2017
On Monday viewers tuned into the debate on Channel 4 between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn. However, the Prime Minister made it clear that she would not debate face-to-face with the Labour leader; and so the candidates were questioned separately. The tweets poured in during the debate as viewers watched it live.
— Bob. B. (@Oirisheye) May 29, 2017
— Ryan Cullen (@RyanCullen90) May 29, 2017
— #Pennyworth returns March 7th 2021 (@GothamTVPodcast) June 2, 2017
— Diego M Sieiro (@diego_sieiro) June 3, 2017
The 46th annual Listowel Writers’ Week kicked off last Wednesday celebrating writers from all over. Authors spoke about their books and fans tweeted about various events throughout the week.
— Dave Rudden (@d_ruddenwrites) June 3, 2017
— John Lovett (@johnplovett) June 2, 2017
Stateside, golf star Tiger Woods received a DUI early Monday morning. Afterwards, police released a video of Woods’ arrest and fans were deeply disappointed. Some even disapproved of the police decision to release the tape.
— Jack Murray (@mediamurray) May 30, 2017
Now police are showing images of Tiger woods in the cell. Empathy of a burst football these people. Immensely sad
— Niall Breslin (@nbrez) June 2, 2017
9. #BankHolidayWeekend & #IrelandsAncientEast
Ireland was met with perfect weather to celebrate the Bank Holiday this weekend. There was plenty to do from the annual Riverfest to the Bloom festival. People tweeted beautiful pictures of their travels in Ireland’s Ancient East.
— 🏳️🌈✨Jay ✨❄️ All Black Lives Matter (@jayrotoole) June 2, 2017
— Hope Beer (@HopeBeerDublin) May 31, 2017
— TheNaturalBakeryDub (@Naturalbakedub) June 2, 2017
MANY THANKS to the #conulac17 conference organisers for inviting me to participate. It has been illuminating and fun.
— Dr Danny Kingsley (she/her) (@dannykay68) May 31, 2017
— Elaine Bean (@EBeanMaynooth) May 30, 2017
Who pays for open access is the big question? Funders are now setting the agenda #conulac17
— Mish Dalton (@mishdalton) May 31, 2017