Boris Johnson, The Joker, How to boil an egg… what have the Irish been searching online in 2019?

Boris Johnson, The Joker, How to boil an egg… what have the Irish been searching online in 2019?

As another year draws to a close it is time to look back and see what Irish people have been searching online for the past 12 months.

The Rugby World Cup was the most searched event this year. It took part in Japan in autumn and although Ireland were disappointingly eliminated from the tournament by New Zealand at the quarter final stage, it was the topic Irish people most wanted to learn about this year.

Boris Johnson, The Joker, How to boil an egg… what have the Irish been searching online in 2019?

National treasure Gay Byrne was the second most searched term in Ireland in 2019. The veteran presenter tragically passed away in November and the public took to the internet to find out more about the man and his achievements and to pay their respects.

Ogham, the mysterious language of the trees The Origins of the Ogham alphabet are still a mystery for many historians, but it is primarily thought to be an early form of the Irish written Language. Bealtaine Fire

Storm Lorenzo was the third most searched term after it battered the west coast off Ireland in November, prompting Met Éireann to issue an orange wind warning and causing several flights to be cancelled across the country.

The searches from Ireland covered all manner of topics throughout 2019, with The Joker being the most searched movie ahead of The Irishman and Avengers Endgame.

Golf star Shane Lowry was the most searched person after his dramatic victory The Open Championship.

Vegan recipes were also a hot topic and the issue of Brexit remained a source of concern.

Here are the top 10 searches for various subjects from Irish people in 2019.

1. Rugby World Cup
2. Gay Byrne
3. Storm Lorenzo
4. Game of Thrones
5. Brendan Grace
6. Cameron Boyce
7. EU Election Results
8. Shane Lowry
9. Joker
10. Luke Perry

1. Shane Lowry
2. James Charles
3. Boris Johnson
4. Katie Taylor
5. Maria Bailey
6. Tommy Fury
7. Anthony Joshua
8. Liam Neeson
9. Caitlyn Jenner
10. Rebekah Vardy

1. Vegan recipes
2. Keto recipes
3. Smoothie recipes
4. Stew recipes
5. Plant based recipes
6. Healthy dinner recipes
7. Happy Pear recipes
8. Courgette recipes
9. Salmon recipes
10. Pasta bake recipes

How to
1. How to boil an egg
2. How to vote
3. How to pronounce psalm
4. How to lose belly fat
5. How to solve a rubix cube
6. How to make French toast
7. How to stop snoring
8. How to draw
9. How to make iced coffee
10. How to get rid of spots

1. Joker
2. The Irishman
3. Avengers Endgame
4. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
5. Captain Marvel
6. The Favourite
7. Greenbook
8. Toy Story 4
9. Hustlers
10. Midsommar

What is?
1. What is the backstop
2. What is area 51
3. What is a dead ting
4. What is fracking
5. What is Brexit
6. What is a boomer
7. What is Tik Tok
8. What is lupus
9. What is a life Sentence in Ireland
10. What is pansexual

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