Old Moore’s Almanac 2020 predicted no second term for United States President Donald Trump and that Kerry will win the All-Ireland. 

Famous for its predictions of future events, Old Moore’s Almanac is now 256 years old (published at the end of 2019) and remains a popular annual Christmas stocking filler. In recent years it has enjoyed a revival in recent years due to its accurate predictions and love of futurism.

Although there doesn't seem to be any mention of COVID-19, anyway... what predictions did it have for 2020?

- Brexit still dominating the political agenda in 2020 as the saga continues to trundle along. The UK will confront harsh truths this year.

Brexit still dominating the political agenda in 2020.

Brexit still dominating the political agenda in 2020.

- Irish election in 2020, the Greens will hold the key to power.

- Death of a Hollywood icon.

- A major storm at home plus a political scandal hits the news. It will center around unfair advantages given to certain vested interests.

- Gaelic Football All Ireland Men's winner will be Kerry.

- Gaelic Football All Ireland Women's winner will be Cork.

- Hurling All Ireland winner will be Kilkenny.

- A baby for Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom. Also, Princesses Meghan and Kate will announce a pregnancy in 2020.

Princesses Meghan and Kate will announce pregnancies in 2020.

Princesses Meghan and Kate will announce pregnancies in 2020.

- Trump will not serve a second term, but he doesn’t go quietly. Violent clashes between opposing sides during the U.S. election campaign.

- Further scandal for Prince Andrew and the Royal Family.

Further scandal for Prince Andrew and the Royal Family.

Further scandal for Prince Andrew and the Royal Family.

- A plane crash in Europe makes the headlines.

- A drone terror attack.

- A major earthquake causes loss of life.

- Tensions in the Middle East reach breaking point. As Iran flexes its muscles, Trump makes a bad situation worse and other world powers step in to mediate.

Liam and Noel Gallagher reconcile.

- 2020 will bring flying speakers, drones that can think and insect-sized robots.

- Julian Assange will be extradited to the US to face trial.

- An unusual virus has us worried and a drug-resistant fungus causes problems.

- Miley Cyrus and Cody Simpson tie the knot.

- All is not lost for the earth’s coral reefs, there will be some good news about this in 2020.

- No Scottish independence referendum in 2020, but it is coming. Scotland will leave the U.K.

No Scottish independence referendum in 2020, but it is coming.

No Scottish independence referendum in 2020, but it is coming.

- Glacier collapse in the Alps causes problems.

- A volcanic eruption in Iceland.

- Problems with self-driving cars will surface.

- ISIS re-emerge, possibly under a different name.

ISIS re-emerge, possibly under a different name.

ISIS re-emerge, possibly under a different name.

- An information war is coming, with fake video and audio so convincing we won’t know what to believe. Governments step up the fight against online hate speech and misinformation. 

- No resolution in the trade war between the US and China, plus a dispute between these two countries over financial markets.

- 3D printing becomes mainstream – we will buy downloads and print them out at home.

What do you think? Will some of these predictions come true? Let us know in the comments section below.

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* Originally published in Dec 2019.

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