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Year in Search 2017

Google has announced their “Year in Search” for 2017. The list is based on search terms that had a high spike in traffic in 2017 compared to 2016.

For Ireland overall  Conor McGregor and Donald Trump make unsurprising appearances:

Overall Searches
1) Hurricane Ophelia
2) Donald Trump
3) Ireland v Denmark
4) 13 Reasons Why
5) Fidget spinner
6) Hurricane Irma
7) Eireann bus strike
8) McGregor vs Mayweather
9) Eurovision
10) Harvey Weinstein

These lists are also catgorisied into ‘recipes’, general questions – i.e ‘what is’ and ‘what are’ type questions,  and ‘sporting events’ as well as ‘movies’.

Here are the other Google queries:

How To…?
1) How to make slime
2) How to watch McGregor vs Mayweather
3) How to lose weight
4) How to check credit on 3
5) How to make pancake mix
6) How to solve a rubix cube
7) How to open a coconut
8) How to download on netflix
9) How to bleed radiators
10) How to register to vote

Movies
1) Dunkirk
2) IT
3) Beauty & the Beast
4) La La Land
5) Justice League
6) Wonder Woman
7) Blade Runner 2049
8) Murder on the Orient Express
9) Logan
10) Baby Driver

Recipes
1) Spaghetti Bolognese
2) Chilli con carne
3) Beef stroganoff
4) Guacamole
5) Pavlova
6) Banana bread
7) Pancake
8) Scone
9) Banoffee pie
10) Fish pie

Sporting Events
1) Ireland vs Denmark
2) McGregor vs Mayweather
3) Cheltenham
4) Confederations Cup
5) Ireland vs Wales
6) RBS 6 nations
7) Ireland vs South Africa
8) Tour de France
9) All Ireland hurling
10) Galway races

What Is…
1) What is the antikythera mechanism
2) What is a hurricane
3) What is bitcoin
4) What is a pangolin
5) What is a tracker mortgage
6) What is the Confederation Cup
7) What is covfefe
8) What is DACA
9) What is a teleporter
10) What is a fidget spinner

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