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These are Ireland's most viewed YouTube videos

Surprisingly, there are no cat videos, but there is one called ‘Ultimate Dog Tease’.

GOOGLE HAS TODAY released the top 10 most viewed videos for Ireland, to mark the 10th anniversary of YouTube going live.

It would appear that Ireland has never gotten over the fact that ‘Charlie bit my finger’ as this is the most viewed video over the last ten years among Irish YouTube viewers.

The 55-second-long video, was uploaded to YouTube in May 2007 and it features two brothers from England, Harry aged three and his one year old brother Charlie. The two are seen sitting in a chair when Harry puts his finger into Charlie’s mouth and gets bitten. “Charlie bit me,” he yells and puts his finger back into Charlie’s mouth, which is then bitten harder.

And Irish people are mad for that, it seems.

Source: HDCYT/YouTube

Two of the popular Sminky Shorts by Cork animator Jason Sullivan are second and third.

Source: Sminky Animation/YouTube

And, a blast for the past, Kony 2012 features as the tenth most watched video for Ireland.

Source: Invisible Children/YouTube

Here’s the full list:

  1. Charlie bit my finger – again !
  2. Sminky Shorts: Tommy
  3. Sminky Shorts: I Can’t Do It
  4. Ultimate Dog Tease
  5. The Annoying Orange
  6. Republic Of Telly – You Know You’re Irish When…
  7. Original Big surprise for Bride and Groom…Chris and Leah Wedding 5 April 2014
  8. Lucy Spraggan’s audition – Last Night – The X Factor UK 2012
  9. 80 Surprise eggs, Маша и Медведь Kinder Surprise Mickey Mouse Disney Pixar Cars 2
  10. KONY 2012

Google also release the top ten most viewed music videos of all time in Ireland. Popular artists like Gotye, Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran made it on the list but nothing tops Gangnam Style…

Source: officialpsy/YouTube

  1. PSY – GANGNAM STYLE (강남스타일) M/V
  2. The Rubberbandits – Horse Outside
  3. Passenger – Let Her Go [Official Video]
  4. Gotye – Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra) – official video
  5. Meghan Trainor – All About That Bass
  6. Taylor Swift – Blank Space
  7. Mark Ronson – Uptown Funk ft. Bruno Mars
  8. Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud [Official Video]
  9. Taylor Swift – Shake It Off
  10. Eminem – Love The Way You Lie ft. Rihanna

Happy Birthday, YouTube – here’s to ten more years of funny baby videos, comedy shorts and songs that get stuck in your head.

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