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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

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Three generations of Meylers, Man City fans leaving early and more Tweets of the Week
Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.
Klopp singing with fans at 6am, McIlroy's shot hits spectator and more tweets of the week
Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.
Vomiting, diarrhoea, breathing problems: Why you definitely shouldn't bite into a liquitab
The Tide Pod challenge does not seem to have reached Ireland and the National Poisons Information Centre wants to keep it that way.
From the All Ireland Final to Chewbacca Mom - here are the most talked about things on Facebook this year
From elections to David Bowie, it has been a busy year for Facebook.
From Ireland at the Euros to Donald Trump: Here's what got us talking in 2016
Sporting glories and controversies mixed with political shocks made sure we always had something to talk about.
Tune in to the X-Files last night? Here's how they made that massive alien spaceship
The X Files was trending on Twitter last night as Irish fans tuned in after its 13 year hiatus from television.
Where is Enda? The Taoiseach has made an appearance
After facing criticism over his low-profile, he’s now out and about in Athlone.
#ThanksShaneLong is trending in Ireland this morning
Denis O'Brien has been clogging people's Twitter timelines with something a little different...
#DOBfilms have been trending recently on Twitter. And they’re great.
#GrowingUpCatholic hilariously summed up everything about having to go to mass
WHAT were you going to say in confession?
Carter Reynolds is trending on Irish Twitter today, but who is he?
Carter Reynolds is the latest internet celebrity to land himself in a huge heap of trouble.
#GrowingUpGay is trending in Ireland and it's funny and heartbreaking
“Why don’t you have a girlfriend yet?”
Twitter has a special place reserved for all those who came #HomeToVote
Globally significant hashtag’s are given special place in their HQ.
The Charlie Charlie challenge has gone mega-viral, but what on earth is it?
Pencils and mystery…
The Charlie Charlie Challenge is the top worldwide trend on Twitter, but what is it?
Allow us to explain.
#VoteYes is the top worldwide trend on Twitter today
It’s also trending in the US, UK and Australia.
People in the UK are bringing their dogs to vote - and Twitter is going crazy for it
Barking mad.
11 of the best tweets from #DescribeYourSexLifeInATvShow
Brutally honest.
Senator Fidelma Healy Eames is trending again, this time about Mother's Day
She thinks that ‘political correctness has gone mad’.
World stops for a moment to watch two llamas on the run
There’s nothing we like more than a live chase…
Last night's Room to Improve was a seriously tense affair
We’d never seen such drama *breathes*
14 of the most filthy-sounding Irish Sex Positions
‘The Ploughing Championships’.
This Senator's unusual choice of hashtag is now trending
‘Grotesque, unbelievable, bizarre and #sexualorientation’.
People are sharing the five worst words a date could possibly say to them
Love/Hate caused the single biggest spike in Irish Twitter traffic this year
But which episode?
Here's why "p*ssflaps" is trending worldwide on Twitter
It’s the work of one man.
This compilation of people laughing without smiling is utterly terrifying
This will make you deeply uncomfortable.
William Wallace trends in Ireland as Scotland says 'NO'
Here's why John Waters is 'trending' in Ireland today
An interview in today’s Sunday Independent has generated much debate.
#AfterSexSelfies are officially a thing and they are awful
Please make it stop.
6 rage-inducing words that will definitely trend on Facebook
Facebook is doing trending topics now. Goody.
Here are YOUR photos of this morning's spectacular sunrise
You did see it, right?
Our pick of the best #ThingsThatUpset AdamLallana tweets
The Southampton attacker is the butt of the joke on the social media site today.
In #BOD and #vinb we trust: Ireland on Twitter in 2013
The Irish tweeted about everything from lapgate to Anglotapes, Seamus Heaney to the Late Late (among other things).
12 golden memories of the Celtic Tiger era
#celtictigernostalgia is trending on Twitter.
Journalist confronts Russian TV hosts over 'anti-gay laws'
James Kirchick was on the Russia Today to speak about Bradly Manning’s but instead labelled the channel a “Kremlin funded propaganda network”.
Last lines of awful romance novels is the hashtag that keeps on giving
Sometimes a trending topic brings out the best in people.
13 useful phrases you'll only hear in Ireland
Handy for the visitor and local alike.
Why is #irishstrippersyoureoverpriced trending on Twitter?
It’s because of a group of Australians called the Janoskians.
Twitter tells us what Alan Shatter knows*
*kind of.