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17 Times Ireland Won The Internet In 2016

17 Times Ireland Won The Internet In 2016

"Why is Ireland so green" may have been the most asked question about the Emerald Isle in 2016 but there's so much more to Eire than meets the eye.

In fact many Irish stories hit world headlines this year or went viral. Here's some of the best examples of Ireland winning 2016:

1. The serenade of a French girl at Euro 2016 made the world love Irish fans:

2. We have the greatest and tiniest president and we defy anyone who disagrees:


3. We have a lot to be proud of:

4. Ireland has the greatest Netflix show of all time:


5. Fridges know how to be ~Irish~ and patriotic

6. When Ireland got confused but went with it

7. The Spice Bag has made it to France


8. RIP Harambe

9. When Ireland became one of the hottest places on earth


10. When dads knew what the rest of the world was thinking

11. Those O'Donovan brothers charmed us all


12. Twitter made the Rose of Tralee an international event

13. Same for The Late Late Toy Show

14. No one understands us, but they try


15. The truth of it

16. Who can blame him?


17. Beer in a vending machine FTW


Also read: What The World Thinks Of Ireland According To Stock Photos

Emma Greenbury
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Emma is an editor and writer from Brisbane, Australia and has been living in Dublin since September 2016 after she decided warm weather and beaches were overrated. She now wears three pairs of trousers every day and loves it.

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