Google reveals most popular searches in Ireland

It seems Irish people are most interested in value for money when it comes to internet trends.

Every year, search engine Google publishes its Zeitgeist - an analysis of the billions of searches carried out by people around the world.

The fastest-growing search term on Google in Ireland this year was classified ads website DoneDeal.ie.

Next on the list was the Apple iPhone 5, which has yet to be even launched.

The Rugby World Cup came third, followed by Saorview - Ireland's new digital TV service.

The British Royal wedding, more specifically, Pippa Middleton, captured our imaginations too, topping the poll for the fastest-rising search for a person in 2011, followed by Imogen Thomas and

Jessie J.

The celebrity we searched most for was Kim Kardashian, followed by Scarlett Johannson and David Beckham.

When it comes to song lyrics, we are most interested in Adele.

The fastest rising "How to" term was "shuffle" - whilst "pottermore" topped the "what is" list - referring to the website launched by Harry Potter author JK Rowling.

More in this Section

I wouldn't 'like to be associated with the kind of actions he has been involved in' - Varadkar hits out at McGregor

Two men due in court after Sligo robbery

Eoghan Murphy wants to remain as Housing Minister 'as long as' possible

Bride-to-be who went missing on hen night buried in wedding dress


Lifestyle

Seven beauty tricks to update your look for spring

Meet London Fashion Week’s 'pride and joy', Derry-born Jonathan Anderson

Local & fresh: The Currabinny Cooks offer up leek delights

Lindsay Woods: 'I was hinging my transition into functioning, upright, organised, and general pulled-togetherness on the purchase of a dodgy calendar from Tesco'

More From The Irish Examiner