Twitter can be quite the minefield at a time like this but if you curate your timeline carefully enough, you should be able to brighten things up with the help of a few well-known Irish people.
Stuck at home like the rest of us, Ireland's most famous faces are having to make do with entertaining audiences from behind a screen. Many of them are doing a great job at it and below you'll find a list of Irish accounts that are sure to brighten up your timeline.
Make sure to click 'follow' on any of the following...
The Mullingar man keeps busy by checking in on his fans and playing some games with his famous pals. He shares a lot of his new music too.
— Niall Horan (@NiallOfficial) March 26, 2020
Alison has become well-known for her #Covideo parties where 'guests' watch a film at the same time and livetweet their thoughts and witticisms. You'll usually catch them at around 9pm most evenings and the effort Alison puts into her costumes has to be admired.
Get out of my swamp!!#covideoparty starts at 9pm tonight.
The film is the house bunny ... I'm joking it's SHREK
Get your snacks and be ready. I'll be on Instagram live after pic.twitter.com/GIGzAyYFc7
— Alison Spittle (@AlisonSpittle) March 30, 2020
She might be making waves in Hollywood but Aisling's sense of humour was moulded right here in Ireland. She's as much craic on Twitter as she is on the telly and if you're aren't following then what are you doing?
My pyjama bottoms have been looking at me all week like a wife whose distant husband has suddenly come home early from work with flowers & asking her how her day has been. Why this attention? Why now?
— Aisling Bea (@WeeMissBea) March 22, 2020
The long-reigning queen of Irish Twitter, Amy has taken to some gentle ribbing of her equally famous husband during all of this and we're all for it.
Oh my god my painter is on The Late Late!! pic.twitter.com/IeIFTBCRuK
— Amy Huberman (@amyhuberman) March 27, 2020
Tony delivers podcasts, videos, one-liners and everything in between. He also regularly pulls up a chair at the aforementioned #Covideo parties and provides some of the best laughs too.
I’m now just looking up Patrick Swayze videos on Youtube. Gimme that Swayz! #CovideoParty
— Tony Cantwell (@tonyhorror) March 18, 2020
The Derry Girl is good for a bit of Twitter craic at any time of the day and ten to four in the morning is no exception...
3.50am Eating Frosted Shreddies in the Kitchen cos you can’t sleep cos of the Pandemic Crew can I get a what what??! pic.twitter.com/foRiZ5htTJ
— Nicola Coughlan (@nicolacoughlan) March 31, 2020
Sarah Maria Griffin
Sarah Maria provides regular wisecracks about the lockdown, bringing some much-needed smiles.
now that we are all inside🏡 there are 🥰 fewer cars on the road 🥰 so ireland’s wildlife is coming back for the first time in five 🌱😭🙌🏼 years. welcome home 💚🤍🧡 so beautiful pic.twitter.com/HdnMwuitY0
— sarah maria griff (@griffski) March 30, 2020