List of number-one singles of 1966 (Ireland)

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This is a list of singles which topped the Irish Singles Chart in 1966.

Note that prior to 1992, the Irish singles chart was compiled from trade shipments from the labels to record stores, rather than on consumer sales.

Issue Date Song Artist
3 January "Day Tripper" The Beatles
10 January "Day Tripper" The Beatles
17 January "Day Tripper" The Beatles
24 January "Lovely Leitrim" Larry Cunningham
31 January "Lovely Leitrim" Larry Cunningham
7 February "Old Man Trouble" Doc Carroll and the Royal Blues
14 February "Old Man Trouble" Doc Carroll and the Royal Blues
21 February "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'" Nancy Sinatra
28 February "Come Back To Stay" Dickie Rock
7 March "Come Back To Stay" Dickie Rock
14 March "Come Back To Stay" Dickie Rock
21 March "Come Back To Stay" Dickie Rock
28 March "Sea Around Us" The Ludlows
4 April "Sea Around Us" The Ludlows
11 April "Sea Around Us" The Ludlows
18 April "Sea Around Us" The Ludlows
25 April "Black & Tan Gun" Pat Smith & The Johnny Flynn Showband
2 May "Black & Tan Gun" Pat Smith & The Johnny Flynn Showband
9 May "Pretty Flamingo" Manfred Mann
16 May "Pretty Flamingo" Manfred Mann
23 May "Pretty Flamingo" Manfred Mann
30 May "Pretty Flamingo" Manfred Mann
6 June "Strangers in the Night" Frank Sinatra
13 June "Strangers in the Night" Frank Sinatra
20 June "Paperback Writer" The Beatles
27 June "Paperback Writer" The Beatles
4 July "Paperback Writer" The Beatles
11 July "Paperback Writer" The Beatles
18 July "Sunny Afternoon" The Kinks
25 July "More Than Yesterday" Gregory & The Cadets
1 August "More Than Yesterday" Gregory & The Cadets
8 August "More Than Yesterday" Gregory & The Cadets
15 August "Travelling People" The Johnstons
22 August "Yellow Submarine" The Beatles
29 August "Yellow Submarine" The Beatles
5 September "Pretty Brown Eyes" Joe Dolan
12 September "Pretty Brown Eyes" Joe Dolan
19 September "Pretty Brown Eyes" Joe Dolan
26 September "Merry Ploughboy" Dermot O'Brien
2 October "Merry Ploughboy" Dermot O'Brien
9 October "Merry Ploughboy" Dermot O'Brien
16 October "Merry Ploughboy" Dermot O'Brien
23 October "Merry Ploughboy" Dermot O'Brien
30 October "Merry Ploughboy" Dermot O'Brien
7 November "Somewhere My Love" Charlie Matthews & The Royal Showband
14 November "Mursheen Durkin" Johnny McEvoy
21 November "Mursheen Durkin" Johnny McEvoy
28 November "Mursheen Durkin" Johnny McEvoy
5 December "Green, Green Grass of Home" Tom Jones
12 December "Green, Green Grass of Home" Tom Jones
19 December "Green, Green Grass of Home" Tom Jones
26 December "Green, Green Grass of Home" Tom Jones

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