List of number-one singles of 1978 (Ireland)

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This is a list of singles which have reached number one on the Irish Singles Chart in 1978.

Week ending Song Artist
7 January Mull of Kintyre Wings
14 January Mull of Kintyre Wings
21 January Mull of Kintyre Wings
28 January Mull of Kintyre Wings
4 February Mull of Kintyre Wings
11 February Mull of Kintyre Wings
18 February Figaro Brotherhood of Man
25 February Take a Chance on Me ABBA
4 March The Rare Auld Times Danny Doyle
11 March The Rare Auld Times Danny Doyle
18 March Wuthering Heights Kate Bush
25 March Wuthering Heights Kate Bush
1 April Wuthering Heights Kate Bush
8 April Matchstalk Men and Matchstalk Cats and Dogs Brian and Michael
15 April Matchstalk Men and Matchstalk Cats and Dogs Brian and Michael
22 April Matchstalk Men and Matchstalk Cats and Dogs Brian and Michael
29 April Night Fever The Bee Gees
6 May Night Fever The Bee Gees
13 May Night Fever The Bee Gees
20 May Rivers of Babylon Boney M
27 May Rivers of Babylon Boney M
3 June Rivers of Babylon Boney M
10 June Rivers of Babylon Boney M
17 June Rivers of Babylon Boney M
24 June You're the One That I Want John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
1 July You're the One That I Want John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
8 July You're the One That I Want John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
15 July You're the One That I Want John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
22 July You're the One That I Want John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
29 July You're the One That I Want John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
5 August You're the One That I Want John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
12 August You're the One That I Want John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
19 August Substitute Clout
26 August You're the One That I Want John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
2 September Three Times a Lady The Commodores
9 September Three Times a Lady The Commodores
16 September Three Times a Lady The Commodores
23 September Summer Night City ABBA
30 September One Day at a Time Gloria
7 October Summer Nights John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
14 October Summer Nights John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
21 October Summer Nights John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
28 October Summer Nights John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
4 November Sandy John Travolta
11 November One Day at a Time Gloria
18 November Hopelessly Devoted to You Olivia Newton-John
25 November Mary's Boy Child – Oh My Lord Boney M
2 December Mary's Boy Child – Oh My Lord Boney M
9 December Mary's Boy Child – Oh My Lord Boney M
16 December Mary's Boy Child – Oh My Lord Boney M
23 December Mary's Boy Child – Oh My Lord Boney M
30 December Mary's Boy Child – Oh My Lord Boney M
  • 17 Number Ones
  • Most weeks at No. 1 (artist): John Travolta (14), Olivia Newton-John (14)
  • Most weeks at No. 1 (song): "You're The One That I Want" - John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (9)
  • Most No.1s: John Travolta (3), Olivia Newton-John (3)
  • 3 songs from the film Grease reached No. 1: "You're The One That I Want", "Sandy" and "Hopelessly Devoted to You"

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