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Here's what Ireland watched on YouTube this year

Feminism, food, and fake Hollywood stars all feature.

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CAN YOU BELIEVE it’s already time to look back at 2015? We can’t.

YouTube’s review of the year has arrived and, as always, it’s an interesting look at what Irish people were watching.

British YouTubers like ThatcherJoe, TheDiamondMinecart and StampyLonghead (us neither) cracked the top ten, as did this recipe for ‘miniature Guinness cakes’.

But the most popular video in Ireland was… Always’ #LikeAGirl ad campaign!

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The ad was released back in July and has gotten over 38 million views to date, a significant portion of which came from our fair isle.

Conor McGregor made the list with his heartbreaking story about a young fan who died of cancer earlier this year:

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He’s followed by Ray D’Arcy and his now-infamous ‘Jack Nicholson’ prank, which had the whole country rolling its eyes in October.


We still don’t quite forgive him for that.

Last but not least, the great people at Facts garnered over a million views for this highly informative guide to the Irish accent.

Facts. / YouTube

Good YouTube watching, gang! Check out all the videos here.

Written by Valerie Loftus and posted on

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