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The Most Useful Irish Twitter #Hashtags. Including #EdChatIE #DublinHour #CorkHour #Journorequest

It can be really hard – especially when just after joining Twitter – to figure out the right hashtags to use and to check out. Here are some of the hashtags that might be useful for Irish businesses.

Now in alphabetical order . . .

Tweetchats

#BelfastHour

  • for businesses in Belfast. Tweet between 9pm and 10pm every Thursday (Irish/UK time).

#CarlowHour

  • for businesses in Co. Carlow. Tweet between 9pm and 10pm every Monday (Irish time, GMT).

#CorkHour

  • for businesses in Co. Cork. Tweet between 9pm and 10pm every Monday (Irish time, GMT). Hosted by @Yaketyyakyak1

#DonegalHour

  • for businesses in Co. Donegal. Tweet between 9pm and 11pm every Thursday (Irish time, GMT).

#DublinHour

  • for businesses in Co. Dublin. Tweet between 9pm and 10pm every Wednesday (Irish time, GMT). Hosted by DublinHour.

#GaeilgeChat

  • Caint as Gaeilge. Tweet idir 8in agus 9in gach Luan. Tosaithe ag @unakavanagh

#GalwayHour

  • for businesses in Galway. Tweet between 9pm and 11pm every Tuesday.

#irishbeautyhour

  • For salon owners, Beauty Bloggers #bbloggers or Make-Up=Artists #MUA. Tweet up between 10pm and 11pm every Thursday (Irish time, GMT), hosted by @BeautyHourIE.

#irishbeerchat

  • To talk about all things Irish-beer related. Tweet up between 8pm and 9pm every Monday (Irish time, GMT)

#irishbizparty

  • Used by Irish businesses to promote themselves. Tweet using the hashtag any time on Wednesdays

#irishbloghour

  • For Irish bloggers on Thursdays between 8pm and 9pm

#irishcrafthour

  • For all things craft related, Mondays between 8pm and 9pm (Irish time, GMT), hosted by @busybeaders2013

#irishfoodparty

  • For anything to do with Irish food or food related stuff. Tweet on Mondays between 8pm and 9pm (Irish time, GMT), hosted by @IrishFoodParty.

#IrishHealthHour

  • For all things health and wellness related. Tweet on Saturdays between 11am and 12pm (Irish time, GMT), hosted by @IrishHealthHour.

#irishmusicparty

  • For anything to do with Irish music. Tweet on Mondays between 9pm and 11pm, hosted by @IrishMusicParty.

#irishtechparty

  • For Irish businesses, particularly in the tech sector – to promote themselves and network on Mondays between 9pm and 11pm (Irish time, GMT), set up by @IrishTechParty.

#KingdomBizHour

  • For business in Kerry, to share news and advice. Every Thursday from 9pm (Irish time, GMT). Set up by @KingdomBizHour.

#LimerickHour

  • for businesses in Limerick. Tweet between 9pm and 10pm (Irish time, GMT) every Thursday. Hosted by LimerickHour.

#LouthChat

  • for businesses in Louth. Tweet between 8pm and 9pm (Irish time, GMT) every Tuesday. Hosted by The Digital Bakery.

#LouthHour

  • for businesses in Louth. Tweet between 9pm and 10pm (Irish time, GMT) every Sunday. Hosted by LouthHour.

#MayoHour

Mondays between 9 and 10pm (Irish time, GMT). Hosted by MayoHour.

#MeathHour

Thursdays between 8 and 9pm (Irish time, GMT). Hosted by @MeathHour.

#OffalyHour

Tuesdays between 8pm and 9pm (Irish time, GMT). Hosted by @OffalyHour.

#SligoHour

Wednesdays 9pm – 10pm (Irish time, GMT) hosted by @SligoHour.

#TyroneHour

  • for businesses in Tyrone. Tweet between 9pm and 10pm every Monday (Irish/UK time, GMT).

#tweetursis

  • For small businesses to network on Tuesdays 9pm and 10pm, set up by @MrsTweetUrBiz – Brenda.

#WaterfordBizParty

  • for businesses in Co. Waterford. Tweet between 9pm and 11pm (Irish time, GMT) every Monday (Irish time)

#wedchat

  • Used by businesses in Waterford. Tweet between 9pm and 10pm every Tuesday (Irish time)

#wedchat

  • Used by businesses in the wedding industry in the UK and Ireland. Tweet between 8.45pm and 9.30pm every Wednesday (Irish time)

#weddinghour

  • Like, #wedchat, also used by businesses in the wedding industry in the UK and Ireland. Tweet between 9pm and 10 pm every Wednesday (Irish time, GMT)

#WexfordHour

  • for businesses in Co. Wexford. Tweet between 9pm and 10pm every Tuesday, hosted by @SocialGeek_Girl .

#WicklowHour

  • for businesses in Co. Wicklow. Tweet between 8pm and 8pm (Irish time, GMT) every Wednesday. Hosted by WicklowHour.

#WomensInspire

  • for women in business. Tweet between 10pm and 11pm (Irish time, GMT) every Tuesday. Hosted by WicklowInspireWx, founded by TweetingGoddess.

Hashtags for General use:

#BBloggers

  • for Tweets about Beauty Blogging.

#Dublin

  • for Tweets about Dublin.

#edchatie

  • for Tweets about education in Ireland, good to watch for digital learning tips and other opinions. Aimed at educators.

#Fingal

  • for businesses in the Fingal area of Dublin.

#Laois

  • for businesses in Co. Laois.

#journorequest

  • used by journalists looking for an interviewee

#prrequest

  • used like the #journorequest hashtag, but for the PR sector

Special thanks to @DoloresAndrew, @TweetingGoddess, @ArdleCulleton, @belfasthourNI, @CornerShopGym, @QuickestFoxMarketing, and @Calypsoit for helping keep this up-to-date!

Have we left any out? Please let us know in the comments, and I will update this article.

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