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When it came to Irish news, #RepealThe8th, #Brexit, #Ophelia, #IrishWater and #TuamBabies were the most tweeted hashtags.
RTÉ’s @ClaireByrneLive has broadcast the names of the 796 children certified to have died at the Tuam mother and baby home 1925-1960 pic.twitter.com/ypJIfGphIx
Trump, Syria, #GE2017, #Manchester and #Resist, a hashtag used by critics of the new US President's policies, were the most tweeted international news stories for people in Ireland.
The biggest sporting events were the Women's Rugby World Cup, Conor McGregor v Floyd Mayweather fight, the All-Ireland Final, #IREvENG and the Superbowl.
The poignant moment when Galway manager Micheál Donoghue showed his father the Liam McCarthy Cup was a stand out image for Irish tweeters.
Witness to a special moment between Galway manager Micheál Donoghue and his father Miko as he shows him the Liam McCarthy for the first time pic.twitter.com/fHppFCgGtb
And one of the most retweeted tweets of the year was from @TheNotoriousMMA, Conor McGregor:
THE FIGHT IS ON. pic.twitter.com/KhW0u3jRft
The data was released under the hashtag #ThisHappened.