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The Top 10 Twitter Trends in Ireland from last week (5th June – 11th June 2017) are summarized below.
British public are going to get crash course in who & what the DUP are-will they like what they see, for the most part,I think not #ge2017
— Dr Mary McAuliffe 😷 (@MaryMcAuliffe4) June 9, 2017
— Richard Chambers (@newschambers) June 8, 2017
The Leaving Certification a.k.a. the final exam for Irish secondary schools took place last week. Students took to Twitter in preparation for the exam, and to vent about it afterwards.
For anyone stressing out about tomorrow #leavingcert
Sometimes lists can help stay you to calm so here's a thread of everything you need!
— . (@DaLeaving) June 6, 2017
— 300pointsisgood (@300youcandothis) June 8, 2017
People in shock after the Hons Maths Paper 1. Hardest paper in 5 years, they're saying. Why does it have to be so hard? Why?#LeavingCert
— Denise Deegan / Aimee Alexander (@denisedeegan) June 9, 2017
The National Women’s Council of Ireland held a discussion on women rights on Thursday right here in Dublin. Guest speakers, such as feminist Frances Fitzgerald, led the discussion on the challenges women face, and tweets poured in regarding the topic.
— Louise Kenny (@louiseckenny) June 10, 2017
— Herizon Forum (@herizonevent) June 8, 2017
Several Arab states have cut travel, diplomatic and economic ties with Qatar earlier this week in response to the concern that the state is supporting Islamic terrorism. Qatar’s economy will suffer greatly from the blockade if nothing is done, however Iran has already stepped up and sent food to Qatar.
— Frank Reidy (@roscatha) June 8, 2017
— DFATravelWise (@dfatravelwise) June 6, 2017
The finale of Orange is the New Black premiered this week. The episode was rumored to be quite emotional for fans to watch, not to mention that the episode ended with a cliff-hanger. Fans must now wait at least a year to find out what happens next.
— ￼ (@ravenclvws) June 11, 2017
— BenchWarmers (@BeWarmers) June 10, 2017
— Craig Ray (@craigray11) June 10, 2017
Last Sunday singer Ariana Grande held the benefit concert One Love Manchester honoring the victims of the Manchester terrorist attack. The following week fans tweeted videos and pictures of the event raising even more money.
— A ♡ (@IconicThirly) June 5, 2017
Big Brother UK began its new season on Monday. Fans were shocked at a new twist to the rules this season. Contestant Tom Barber was voted as the People’s Housemate and he now has access to social media. Twitter blew up with input about the episode.
Im guessing the #BBUK producers are ex on the beach fans..
they might aswell have them walking out of the water
— Daryl Glynn (@darylglynn) June 5, 2017
The Republic of Ireland played Austria in a crucial World Cup Qualifier on Sunday. A late Jonathan Walters strike gave the home side a draw and maintained their unbeaten run. Next up for Martin O’Neill’s men is Georgia in September.
— Martin Guilfoyle (@MartyGuilfoyle) June 11, 2017
Another television show trended on Twitter this week…
The third season of Love Island launched on Monday. The popular game show gives contestants a chance to find love while on an island with several other couples. Tweets flowed in during the exciting first show.
— Chris Withers (@withchrisw) June 11, 2017