List of number-one singles of 1968 (Ireland)

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This is a list of singles which topped the Irish Singles Chart in 1968.

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. Note that the chart release day changed from Thursday to Saturday at the beginning of February.

Issue Date Song Artist
4 January "Treat Me Daughter Kindly" Pat Lynch
11 January "Daydream Believer" The Monkees
18 January "Daydream Believer" The Monkees
25 January "Am I That Easy to Forget" Engelbert Humperdinck
3 February "Am I That Easy to Forget" Engelbert Humperdinck
10 February "Am I That Easy to Forget" Engelbert Humperdinck
17 February "Mighty Quinn" Manfred Mann
24 February "Mary From Dungloe" Emmet Spiceland
3 March "Mighty Quinn" Manfred Mann
10 March "Mighty Quinn" Manfred Mann
17 March "Nora" Johnny McEvoy
24 March "The Legend of Xanadu" Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich
31 March "Delilah" Tom Jones
6 April "Delilah" Tom Jones
13 April "Delilah" Tom Jones
20 April "Chance Of A Lifetime" Pat McGeegan
27 April "Congratulations" Cliff Richard
4 May "Congratulations" Cliff Richard
11 May "Simon Says" Dickie Rock
18 May "A Man Without Love" Engelbert Humperdinck
25 May "A Man Without Love" Engelbert Humperdinck
1 June "Young Girl" Gary Puckett & The Union Gap
8 June "Young Girl" Gary Puckett & The Union Gap
15 June "Honey" Bobby Goldsboro
22 June "Honey" Bobby Goldsboro
29 June "Honey" Bobby Goldsboro
6 July "Honey" Bobby Goldsboro
13 July "Blue Eyes" Don Partridge
20 July "Blue Eyes" Don Partridge
27 July "Blue Eyes" Don Partridge
3 August "I Pretend" Des O'Connor
10 August "I Pretend" Des O'Connor
17 August "Help Yourself" Tom Jones
24 August "Help Yourself" Tom Jones
31 August "Help Yourself" Tom Jones
7 September "Little Arrows" Brendan O'Brien / Dixies
14 September "Hey Jude" The Beatles
21 September "I've Gotta Get a Message to You" The Bee Gees
28 September "Hey Jude" The Beatles
5 October "Hey Jude" The Beatles
12 October "Those Were the Days" Mary Hopkin
19 October "Those Were the Days" Mary Hopkin
26 October "Those Were the Days" Mary Hopkin
2 November "Those Were the Days" Mary Hopkin
9 November "My Little Lady" The Tremeloes
16 November "My Little Lady" The Tremeloes
23 November "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" Hugo Montenegro
30 November "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" Hugo Montenegro
7 December "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" Hugo Montenegro
14 December "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" Hugo Montenegro
21 December "Lily the Pink" The Scaffold
28 December "Lily the Pink" The Scaffold

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