The year's top Twitter trends have been revealed by the social media giant.
Political and sporting upsets provided some of the most popular hashtags in 2016.
— Twitter (@Twitter) December 6, 2016
#GE16, #repealthe8th, #appletax and #LeavingCert were among the top Irish news trends this year.
#Brexit and #Trump topped the global hashtag charts in 2016.
The big names we lost in 2016 were also there - Bowie, Prince, Muhammad Ali and the hashtag #RIPAxel all trended.
Ireland's victory over Italy in Euro 2016 and victory against the All Blacks sparked a surge in tweets.
#COYBIG (Come on you boys in Green) topped the table of sporting hashtags.