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The 12 most popular DailyEdge articles of 2015

A list of lists. (And some other things too.)

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SO, WHAT DID we learn about our readers in 2015?

You’re for marriage equality, you wore terrible clothes in the noughties and you LOVE names. Love them.

Thanks for reading this year guys! We <3 you, each and every one.

12. 25 books every twentysomething should read (read 79,000 times)

BEING IN YOUR twenties is brilliant, terrible, exhausting and exhilarating, all at the same time. We collected 25 books that will offer guidance, knowledge, and sometimes most importantly, humour.

11. How Many Of These Common English Mistakes Do You Make? (read 80,000 times)

Top comment: “Their hard. Me got some right.”

10. 12 accidentally hilarious wedding photos that are just perfect (read 81,000 times)

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When riding a white horse into the distance seemed like a good idea.

9. 19 heart-warming and funny reactions to Varadkar coming out (read 84,000 times)

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8. Which Irish City Should You Really Live In? (read 85,000 times)

Ketchup in the fridge, or ketchup in the press?

7. 18 old Irish baby names that need to make a comeback (read 87,000 times)

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Aurnia, come back to us, all is forgiven.

6. 13 fashion disasters all Irish teen girls faced in the noughties (read 89,000 times)

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Chokers, body glitter… eh, pass the hair crimpers there?

5. 18 of the hardest Irish names to have abroad (read 91,000 times)

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“Mermaid?… er… Marmalade? Nice to meet you.”

4. The 17 definitive hipster baby names in Ireland (read 142,000 times)

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So yeah, apparently you guys REALLY like names. Fair play to yiz.

3. 21 of the most Dublin things that ever happened (read 142,000 times)

2. 10 people who know exactly what they want, and aren’t afraid to ask (read 250,000 times)

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Some people might call them ‘picky’. Others can recognise that they’re people who are just confident enough to say the things we’re all thinking.

1. 13 truths Irish people need the world to understand (read 377,000 times)

Please. These things are not odd, just essential.

Thanks for a great year you guys!

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Michael Freeman

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