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Here’s What Was Top Of The Irish Charts The Day You Got Your Junior Cert Results

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All around Ireland today, thousands of students are receiving their Junior Cert results which can only mean one thing for the rest of us – we all feel ancient.

Every September the dance floors of GAA clubs and community centres around the country are filled with jubilant, or not so jubilant, teens putting their exam stress to one side for the night.

But what were you dancing to the night you found out if you fecked up geography or completely aced the Irish listening test? Allow us to refresh your memories….

If you did the JC as far back as 1995, for example, top of the Irish charts was Country House by Blur…

The 2001 heads were getting down to Let Me Blow Ya Mind by Gwen Stefani and Eve…

While those in 2005 were having a Bad Day with Daniel Powter…

For the purposes of proper nostalgia, we’ve started this list at 1995 and ended it at 2012. What song was top of the charts when you opened the sacred envelope? Let us know in the comments.

1995: Blue – Country House

1996: The Wild Swans – Dancin’ At The Crossroads

1997: Will Smith – Men In Black

1998: Boyzone – No Matter What

1999: Lou Bega – Mambo Number 5

2000: Spiller – Groovejet

2001: Gwen Stefani and Eve – Let Me Blow Ya Mind

2002: Atomic Kitten – Tide Is High

2003: Black Eyed Peas – Where Is The Love?

2004: Brian McFadden – Real To Me

2005: Daneil Powter – Bad Day

2006: Justin Timberlake – Sexy Back

2007: Sean Kingston – Beautiful Girls

2008: Katy Perry – I Kissed A Girl

2009: Black Eyed Peas – I Gotta Feeling

2010: The Script: For The First Time

2011: Maroon 5: Moves Like Jagger

2012: The Script: Hall Of Fame

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