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18 hilarious Irish Twitter users you should be following in 2016

Get ready for belly laughs.


The accounts you follow can make or break it.

Here are 18 very funny Irish people you should be following in 2016.

1. Kelly (@donlothario)

For this Sudocrem factory tweet alone. (But seriously, this gal is hilarious. Follow her ASAP.)

2. Alan Maguire (@alan_maguire)

If you’re not following Alan Maguire, you’re not doing Twitter right.

3. Damien Owens (@OwensDamien)

Maybe the best joke writer on Irish Twitter? His gag hit rate is kind of astounding.

4. Ciara Knight (@ciara_knight)

If you like puns, Ciara Knight is your gal.

5. Sir Michael (@Michael1979)

Between trolling Lance Armstrong and hanging up gas posters around Waterford, Sir Michael has had a busy year on Twitter. Whether he’s planning elaborate stunts or just posting silly jokes, he’ll surely brighten up your Twitter timeline.

6. Tara Flynn (@TaraFlynn)

It’s 2015. If you’re not following actress/writer/comedian/activist/national institution Tara Flynn, then you’re missing out.

7. di v e r s io n (@Diversion50)

We challenge you not to crack a smile at @Diversion50′s puns/witty wordplay.

8. Amy Huberman (@amyhuberman)


9. John F. Brennan (@UpturnedBathtub)

The Carlow native recently moved to London where he’s forging a career in stand-up, buoyed by his success on Twitter. Follow him and we challenge you not to giggle.

10. Patrick (@PrayForPatrick)

The man behind one of the most glorious pranks of the year always makes us cackle.

11. shredded (@SorchaGags)


12. Ellen Tannam (@incogellen)

*more applause*

13. Ryan Cullen (@RyanCullen90)

You’ve probably seen Ryan Cullen star in some of the Facts videos. His Twitter, which includes so many Leaving Cert jokes, is a joy to behold.

14. Gerry McBride (@GerryMcBride)

Like Waterford Whispers? Then follow the man responsible for some of the headlines and get ready for belly laughs.

15. Aoife (@aoiph)

Aoife’s jokes/observations are so on point that you’ll want her to be your BFF.

16. Ruthe Phoenix (@RuthePhoenix)

Razor-sharp jokes and snapshots of motherhood, Ruthe Phoenix is essential following.

17. Twisted Doodles (@twisteddoodles)

Like the sound of funny cartoons with an Irish slant? Look no further. (Warning: you may want to buy everything she tweets.)

18. Patrick Brennan (@Pat_Bren)

Don’t ask any questions. Just follow Patrick Brennan and your Twitter app will thank you. (Fun fact: he’s John Brennan’s brother!)

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