This year has seen IrishCentral readership figures and Facebook numbers go sky-high. As we reflected on the year gone past we decided to take a look at the stories that were most shared on our Facebook page in 2014.

The results run the gamut of topics from cupcake recipes, to growing up in an Irish household, to political outcry over immigration policy.

Check out the list and see if you missed out on some of our most popular stories this year:

1. The Irish accent voted sexiest in the world
Shared 115.1k times.

2. Ireland set for worst winter in 100 years say experts
Shared 67k times.

3. Ten things that were forbidden growing up in an Irish household
Shared 63.7k times.

4. Guinness and Baileys Irish cupcake recipe
Shared 51.3k times.

5. Australian government’s anti-immigrant poster shocks planet (VIDEO)
Shared 47.5k times.

6. Top 100 Irish last names explained
Shared 38.7k times.

7. You know you were brought up by Irish parents if…
Shared 34.7k times.

8. The cheapest house in Ireland - would you buy right now?
Shared 34.2k times.

9. Mass grave of up to 800 dead babies exposed in County Galway
Shared 29.2k times.

10. The most mispronounced Irish names in America
Shared 20.4k times.