"Oppenheimer" was the most-searched movie in Ireland in 2023, according to Google's annual Year in Search data. 

Christopher Nolan's summer blockbuster, which stars Irish actor Cillian Murphy, was the most-searched film in Ireland this year followed by Box Office smash "Barbie" and Martin McDonagh's 2022 black comedy "The Banshees of Inisherin". 

The Rugby World Cup and the FIFA Women's World Cup were the most-searched sporting competitions in Ireland in 2023, with Ireland competing in both tournaments. 

Coldplay was the most-searched music act, while "The Last of Us" was the most-searched TV show of the year, followed by the Disney+ docuseries "Welcome to Wrexham" and the RTÉ crime drama "Kin". 

Russell Brand was the most-searched person in Ireland in 2023, with Huw Edwards and Philip Schofield completing the top three following a year of scandals and allegations in UK entertainment. 

Former "Late Late Show" host Ryan Tubridy was the fourth-most-searched person of the year following the RTÉ payment scandal that surfaced during the summer. 

Meanwhile, "What is a barter account?" was among the most-searched questions in Ireland during the year after the unusual payment method rose to prominence during the RTÉ scandal. 

"How to claim rent tax credit" was the most-searched question in Ireland, with other people googling "How to solve a Rubik's Cube" and "How to use chopsticks". 

Irish people also queried "What is Oppenheimer" and "What is botulism" following an outbreak of the serious illness in the south of France during the Rugby World Cup. 

Pornstar Martinis were the most-searched drink in Ireland, while "How to drink a Pornstar Martini" was the fourth-most googled question of the year. 

Sinéad O'Connor, who died in July, was the most-googled person on Google's "losses" list, with Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan also featuring on the list. 

Aslan's Christy Dignam, Tina Turner, Matthew Perry, and Lisa Marie Presley also featured on the loss list.