List of number-one singles of 1972 (Ireland)

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This is a list of singles which have reached number one on the Irish Singles Chart in 1972. The chart issue date changed from Saturday to Friday effective in late June.

Issue Date Song Artist
1 January Slaney Valley Larry Cunningham
8 January I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony) The New Seekers
15 January I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony) The New Seekers
22 January The Men Behind the Wire Barleycorn
29 January Men Behind The Wire Barleycorn
5 February Men Behind The Wire Barleycorn
12 February Telegram Sam T. Rex
19 February Men Behind The Wire Barleycorn
26 February Men Behind The Wire Barleycorn
4 March Give Ireland Back to the Irish Paul McCartney
11 March Without You Nilsson
18 March Ceol An Ghrá Sandie Jones
25 March Ceol An Ghrá Sandie Jones
1 April 3 Leafed Shamrock John Kerr
8 April Broken Marriage Vows Big Tom And The Mainliners
15 April Broken Marriage Vows Big Tom And The Mainliners
22 April Amazing Grace Pipes and Drums of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
29 April Sunday Bloody Sunday Paddywagon
6 May What Do I Do Sandie, Joe and Dixies
13 May A Thing Called Love Johnny Cash
20 May A Thing Called Love Johnny Cash
27 May A Thing Called Love Johnny Cash
3 June A Thing Called Love Johnny Cash
10 June Metal Guru T. Rex
16 June Vincent Don McLean
22 June Vincent Don McLean
29 June Ooh-Wakka-Do-Wakka-Day Gilbert O'Sullivan
6 July Ooh-Wakka-Do-Wakka-Day Gilbert O'Sullivan
13 July Ooh-Wakka-Do-Wakka-Day Gilbert O'Sullivan
20 July Sylvia's Mother Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show
27 July Sylvia's Mother Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show
3 August Sylvia's Mother Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show
10 August Sylvia's Mother Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show
17 August Sylvia's Mother Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show
24 August Sylvia's Mother Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show
31 August Sylvia's Mother Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show
7 September The Gypsy Dermot Henry
14 September The Gypsy Dermot Henry
21 September Mama Weer All Crazee Now Slade
28 September Mama Weer All Crazee Now Slade
5 October Children of the Revolution T. Rex
12 October Children of the Revolution T. Rex
19 October How Can I Be Sure? David Cassidy
26 October Clair Gilbert O'Sullivan
2 November Mouldy Old Dough Lieutenant Pigeon
9 November Clair Gilbert O'Sullivan
16 November Clair Gilbert O'Sullivan
23 November Clair Gilbert O'Sullivan
30 November Clair Gilbert O'Sullivan
7 December My Ding-A-Ling Chuck Berry
14 December My Ding-A-Ling Chuck Berry
21 December Whiskey in the Jar Thin Lizzy
28 December Whiskey in the Jar Thin Lizzy

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