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100 Most Popular Irish Twitter Accounts #TwitterVIPs

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8th April 2015

4th April 2017

Previously we had the the Top 100 Personal Accounts, and the Top 100 Brands Accounts - below we have the top 100 Twitter Accounts, without any breakdown.

100 Most Popular Irish Twitter Accounts #TwitterVIPs
  1. Niall Horan - @NiallOfficial

    Verified

    - With now over 25 Million followers, this is the most popular account by millions. Niall comprises the Irish quarter of One Direction


    Fake Accounts: 5% | Inactive Accounts: 51%

  2. Stephen Farrelly - @wwesheamus

    Verified

    - AKA Sheamus AKA Celtic Warrior AKA King Sheamus AKA Sheamus O'Shaunessy


    Fake Accounts: 20% | Inactive Accounts: 41%

  3. Conor McGregor - @TheNotoriousMMA

    Verified

    - UFC World Champion


  4. Great Minds Quotes - @GreatestQuotes


    Fake Accounts: 16% | Inactive Accounts: 36%

  5. Rory McIlroy - @McIlroyRory

    Verified

    - Northern Irish Golfer


    Fake Accounts: 11% | Inactive Accounts: 49%

  6. Dara Ó Briain - @daraobriain

    Verified

    Fake Accounts: 12% | Inactive Accounts: 52%

  7. The Script - @thescript

    Verified

    - Band, see lead singer @dannyofficial


    Fake Accounts: 14% | Inactive Accounts: 35%

  8. Daithi De Nogla - @DaithiDeNogla

    Verified

    - YouTuber


  9. Evanna Lynch - @Evy_Lynch

    Verified

    Actor

    - Actress


    Fake Accounts: 14% | Inactive Accounts: 33%

  10. Danny O'Donoghue - @TheScript_Danny

    Verified

    - Lead Singer of The Script


    Fake Accounts: 14% | Inactive Accounts: 37%

  11. Siva Kaneswaran - @SivaKaneswaran

    Verified

    Fake Accounts: 56% | Inactive Accounts: 21%

  12. U2 - @U2

    Verified

    Fake Accounts: 18% | Inactive Accounts: 47%

  13. Paul Higgins - Pauly - @paulyhiggins

    - The most popular non-verified account in Ireland.


    Fake Accounts: 6% | Inactive Accounts: 15%

  14. Brian O'Driscoll - @BrianODriscoll

    Verified

    - ex Ireland Rugby Team


  15. Becky Lynch - @BeckyLynchWWE

    Verified

    - WWE


  16. Una Healy - @UnaHealy

    Verified

    - Member of the band 'The Saturdays' and Coach on The Voice of Ireland. Previously @UnatheSats and @UnaFoden


    Fake Accounts: 36% | Inactive Accounts: 34%

  17. Theo Horan - @TheoHOfficial_

    - This is the official page of one of the most popular toddlers in the world. This is Niall Horan's brother's son.


  18. Finn Bálor/Fergal Devitt - @FinnBalor

    Verified

    - Professional Wrestler, AKA Prince Devitt, previously @wwebalor


  19. Annie Mac - @AnnieMac

    Verified

    - DJ


    Fake Accounts: 13% | Inactive Accounts: 32%

  20. Chris O'Dowd - @BigBoyler

    Verified

    Fake Accounts: 19% | Inactive Accounts: 49%

  21. Jedward - @planetjedward

    Verified

    - The famous twins


    Fake Accounts: 31% | Inactive Accounts: 36%

  22. Graham Linehan - @glinner

    Verified
  23. Colin O'Donoghue - @colinodonoghue1

    Verified

    Actor


  24. Paddy Power - @PaddyPower

    Verified

    Fake Accounts: 10% | Inactive Accounts: 29%

  25. Irish Rugby - @IrishRugby

    Verified

    Fake Accounts: 12% | Inactive Accounts: 48%

  26. RTÉ News - @rtenews

    Verified

    Fake Accounts: 16% | Inactive Accounts: 59%

  27. Hozier - @hozier

    Verified
  28. Ronan Keating - @ronanofficial

    Verified

    - Formerly Boyzone.


  29. Kian Egan - @KianEganWL

    Verified

    - Member of Westlife


  30. RTÉ - @rte

    Verified
  31. Nicky Byrne - @NickyByrne

    Verified

    - Formerly Westlife. Currently 2FM Presenter


  32. Tommy Bowe - @TommyBowe14

    Verified

    - Professional Rugby Player


  33. Ed Byrne - @MrEdByrne

    Verified
  34. Shane Filan - @shanefilan

    Verified

    - Westlife Member


  35. Laura Whitmore - @thewhitmore

    Verified
  36. Amy Huberman - @amyhuberman

    Verified

    Actor


  37. Independent.ie - @Independent_ie

    Verified

    Fake Accounts: 15% | Inactive Accounts: 57%

  38. Ronan O Gara - @RonanOGara10

    Verified

    - Rugby Player


  39. Shay Given - @No1shaygiven

    Verified

    - Soccer Goalkeeper


  40. JOE.ie - @JOEdotie

    Verified
  41. Brian McFadden - @BrianMcFadden

    Verified

    - ex-Westlife


  42. The Irish Times - @IrishTimes

    Verified
  43. Janet Devlin - @JanetJealousy

    Verified

    - Irish Singer Song-Writer


  44. Carl Frampton - @realcframpton

    Verified

    - Professional Boxer


  45. Rob Kearney - @KearneyRob

    Verified

    - Professional Rugby Player


  46. Spin 1038 - @spin1038

    Verified

    - Dublin Radio Station


  47. Paul O'Connell - @Paul_OConnell

    Verified

    - Rugby Player


  48. The GAA - @officialGAA

    Verified

    Fake Accounts: 16% | Inactive Accounts: 63%

  49. An Garda Síochána - @GardaTraffic

    Verified
  50. Carthage Buckley - @carthagebuckley

    - Stress and Performance Coaching for entrepreneurs


  51. Robert Bohan Artist - @RobertBohan


  52. Ryanair - @Ryanair

    Verified
  53. Cian Healy - @ProperChurch

    Verified

    - Rugby Player


  54. Robert Sheehan - @RobMSheehan

    Verified

    Actor


  55. Kodaline - @Kodaline

    Verified

    Fake Accounts: 10% | Inactive Accounts: 28%

  56. Markus Feehily - @MarkusFeehily

    Verified

    - Westlife Member


  57. Arseblog - @arseblog

    - Arsenal Blogger, account owned by @andrewmanganVO


  58. Westlife - @WestlifeMusic

    Verified

    Fake Accounts: 25% | Inactive Accounts: 47%

  59. Georgia Salpa - @georgiasalpa

    Verified
  60. Emmett J. Scanlan - @EmmettScanlan

    Verified

    Actor


  61. Jamie Heaslip - @JamieHeaslip

    Verified

    - Rugby Player


  62. James Corneille - @JamesCorneille

    Verified

    - 18 year old Irish Entrepreneur, and founder of @PositivityPack


  63. Kristian Nairn - @KristianNairn

    Verified

    Actor

    - Actor/DJ/Musician


  64. BriBry - @BryOnTour

    Verified

    - Irish Singer


  65. Devon Murray - @DevonMMurray

    Actor


  66. Sean Cullen - @seancullen95


  67. Niall Breslin - @nbrez

    Verified

    - Judge from the Voice, formerly of The Blizzards


  68. Irish Mammies - @irishmammies


  69. RTÉ 2fm - @RTE2fm

    Verified
  70. Snow Patrol - @SnowPatrolBand

    Verified

    Fake Accounts: 21% | Inactive Accounts: 39%

  71. Today FM - @todayfm

    Verified
  72. Leinster Rugby - @LeinsterRugby

    Verified
  73. David McWilliams - @davidmcw

    Verified
  74. Des Bishop - @desbishop

    Verified
  75. Ross O'Carroll Kelly - @RossOCK

    - (In?)famous D4 character


  76. dublinairport - @DublinAirport

    Verified
  77. Keith Duffy - @officialkeith

    Verified
  78. Marc - @Marc_MuFc1


  79. Mrs. Brown's Boys - @MrsBrownsBoys

    Actor


  80. George Hook - @ghook

    Verified
  81. Sean O'Brien - @SeanOBrien1987

    Verified

    - Rugby Player


  82. Newstalk 106-108fm - @NewstalkFM

    Verified
  83. Aer Lingus - @AerLingus

    Verified
  84. FAI - @FAIreland

    Verified
  85. John O'Callaghan - @JOCofficial

    Verified
  86. Love Belfast - @love_belfast

    - Account ran by Inga Norvilyte


  87. Matt Cooper - @cooper_m

    Verified
  88. Barry McGuigan - @ClonesCyclone

    Verified

    - Retired professional boxer


  89. Rachel Wyse - @rachel_wyse

    Verified

    - Equestrian Show Jumper and Sky Sports Presenter


  90. Lovin Dublin - @LovinDublin

    - Dublin restaurant guide


  91. Bench Warmers - @BeWarmers

    Verified
  92. Frederique Murphy - @IrishSmiley

    - oozing positivity with a truckload of feel-good quotes


  93. David O'Doherty - @phlaimeaux

    Verified
  94. Laurence O'Bryan - @LPOBryan

    - Author


  95. Marian Keyes - @MarianKeyes

    Verified

    - Author


  96. PSNI - @PoliceServiceNI

    Verified
  97. Conor Murray - @ConorMurray_9

    Verified

    - Rugby Player


  98. Paul O'Mahony - @PaulOMahony

    - Digital Marketing Strategist. Previously @PaulOMahonyEire.


  99. Belfast Telegraph - @BelTel

    Verified
  100. Waterford Whispers - @WhispersNewsLTD


  101. Gerry Adams - @GerryAdamsSF

    Verified
  102. Shane Lynch - @ShaneLynchLife

    Verified

    - Formerly Boyzone


  103. Aisling Bea - @WeeMissBea

    Verified
  104. Miriam O'Callaghan - @MiriamOCal

    Verified
  105. Tommy Tiernan - @Tommedian


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