This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: -2 °C Monday 18 November, 2019

William Wallace trends in Ireland as Scotland says 'NO'


WILLIAM WALLACE – AKA Braveheart – is a name and image that has been prevalent in the lead up to Scotland’s vote for potential independence.

Wallace, the 13th century leader of Scotland’s War of Independence and the inspiration for the 1995 Mel Gibson film has been the subject of articles like:

cine Source: ABC


thuink Source: Sky News

The Independent reported yesterday that sales of Braveheart on Amazon are up with the DVD moving from 1074th place to 454th place in the charts.

Now, with Scotland saying ‘NO’, people are musing and wondering how Wallace would feel on this day of days. So much so that his name is one of the top trends on Twitter in Ireland this morning, as well as across the UK.



United Kingdom: Scotland votes No and rejects independence

In honour of #indyref – here are some excellent Scottish insults, translated

13 signs the Scottish #indyref hysteria has reached a ridiculous level

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article

About the author:

Emer McLysaght

Read next: