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These Are The 10 Most Followed Irish People On Twitter

By James Fenton

June 6, 2017 at 11:02am

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Niall Horan has become the first Irish person to reach 30 million followers on Twitter. 

The One Directioner absolutely destroyed anyone else on the list with MMA star Conor McGregor taking second place with a relatively tiny 4.1 million followers. 

The Notorious shares the runner-up spot with fellow combat sports beast Séamus of World Wrestling Entertainment. 

Completing the top five is golfer Rory McIlroy and Séan McLoughlin, an online producer better known by his pseudonym Jacksepticeye. 

The full list of the most followed Irish people on Twitter reads as follows:

1)    Niall Horan (@NiallOfficial) -30M

2)    Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) – 4.1M

3)    Sheamus (@WWESheamus) -4.1M

4)    Rory McIlroy (@McIlroyRory) -3.1M

5)    Jack Septic Eye (@Jack_Septic_Eye) -2.8M

6)    Dara O Briain (@daraobriain) -2.4M

7)    The Script (@thescript) -2.1M

8)    Daithi De Nogla (@DaithiDeNogla) -1.2M

9)    U2 (@U2) -1.1M

 10) Danny O’Donoghue (@TheScript_Danny) -1.1M

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