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25/May/2012

The Only Way Is Up

Six months ago One Direction released their debut album ‘Up All Night’ and they’ve resided in the Irish Top 20 ever since. Until now they’ve never climbed higher than No2, despite reaching No1 in the USA, Canada & beyond, but this week they finally hit the Irish No1 spot.
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18/May/2012

Mighty Diamonds

After debuting at No1 two weeks ago and then dipping to No3 last week, Marina & The Diamonds’ ‘Electra Heart’ returns to the top spot this week, deposing last week’s leaders Keane, whose ‘Strangeland’ drops seven places to No8.
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11/May/2012

On The Number One Road

Ten years after ‘Here Come The Good Times’ topped the Singles Chart for the Irish World Cup Squad, ‘The Rocky Road To Poland’ scores a No1 for the Irish Euro 2012 Squad with Damien Dempsey, Danny O’Reilly, Bressie And the Dubliners. Prior to 2002 there were No1’s for the 1988 Euro Squad with ‘Boys In Green’, the 1990 World Cup Squad with ‘Put ‘Em Under Pressure’ and the 1994 World Cup Squad with ‘Watch Your House For Ireland’.
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04/May/2012

Heart Of Gold

Marina & The Diamonds storms straight to the top of the Album Chart this week with her second album ‘Electra Heart’, deposing Aslan’s ‘Nudie Books And Frenchies’ which drops to No3 after one week at the top. This marks a significant improvement on her 2010 release ‘The Family Jewels’ which debuted and peaked at No9.
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