The biggest trending stories and moments for tweeters in Ireland this year have been announced.

When it came to Irish news, #RepealThe8th, #Brexit, #Ophelia, #IrishWater and #TuamBabies were the most tweeted hashtags.

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 MacCarthy Cup was a stand out image for Irish tweeters.

And one of the most retweeted tweets of the year was from @TheNotoriousMMA, Conor McGregor:

The data was released under the hashtag #ThisHappened.