List of number-one singles of 1985 (Ireland)

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This is a list of singles which have reached number one on the Irish Singles Chart in 1985.

Week ending Song Artist
5 January Do They Know It's Christmas? Band Aid
12 January Do They Know It's Christmas? Band Aid
19 January Do They Know It's Christmas? Band Aid
26 January I Want to Know What Love Is Foreigner
2 February I Want to Know What Love is Foreigner
9 February I Know Him So Well Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson
16 February I Know Him so Well Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson
23 February I Know Him so Well Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson
2 March I Know Him so Well Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson
9 March I Know Him so Well Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson
16 March You Spin Me Round (Like a Record) Dead or Alive
23 March Easy Lover Philip Bailey and Phil Collins
30 March Show Some Concern The Concerned
6 April Show Some Concern The Concerned
13 April We are the World USA for Africa
20 April We are the World USA for Africa
27 April We are the World USA for Africa
4 May We are the World USA for Africa
11 May The Unforgettable Fire U2
18 May The Unforgettable Fire U2
25 May 19 Paul Hardcastle
1 June 19 Paul Hardcastle
8 June I'm on Fire / Born in the U.S.A. Bruce Springsteen
15 June I'm on Fire / Born in the U.S.A. Bruce Springsteen
22 June You'll Never Walk Alone The Crowd
29 June Frankie Sister Sledge
6 July Frankie Sister Sledge
13 July Frankie Sister Sledge
20 July Frankie Sister Sledge
27 July Axel F Harold Faltermeyer
3 August There Must Be an Angel (Playing with My Heart) Eurythmics
10 August Into the Groove Madonna
17 August Into the Groove Madonna
24 August Into the Groove Madonna
31 August I Got You Babe UB40 with Chrissie Hynde
7 September I Got You Babe UB40 with Chrissie Hynde
14 September Dancing in the Street David Bowie and Mick Jagger
21 September Dancing in the Street David Bowie and Mick Jagger
28 September Holding Out for a Hero Bonnie Tyler
5 October Part-Time Lover Stevie Wonder
12 October If I Was Midge Ure
19 October The Power of Love Jennifer Rush
26 October The Power of Love Jennifer Rush
2 November The Power of Love Jennifer Rush
9 November The Power of Love Jennifer Rush
16 November Nikita Elton John
23 November A Good Heart Feargal Sharkey
30 November A Good Heart Feargal Sharkey
7 December I'm Your Man Wham!
14 December Separate Lives Phil Collins and Marilyn Martin
21 December Saving All My Love for You Whitney Houston
28 December Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer Elmo and Patsy
  • 26 Number Ones
  • Most weeks at No.1 (song): "I Know Him so Well" - Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson (5)
  • Most weeks at No.1 (artist): Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson (5)
  • Most No.1s: Phil Collins (2 shared No.1s)
  • NOTE: There were 4 Various Artist No.1s this year (Band Aid, The Concerned, USA for Africa and The Crowd)

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