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.

Prior to 1992, the Irish singles chart was compiled from trade shipments from the labels to record stores, rather than on consumer sales. 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 Republic of Ireland
11 January "Daydream Believer" The Monkees
18 January
25 January "Am I That Easy to Forget" Engelbert Humperdinck
3 February
10 February
17 February "Mighty Quinn" Manfred Mann
24 February "Mary From Dungloe" Emmet Spiceland Republic of Ireland
3 March "Mighty Quinn" Manfred Mann
10 March
17 March "Nora" Johnny McEvoy Republic of Ireland
24 March "The Legend of Xanadu" Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich
31 March "Delilah" Tom Jones
6 April
13 April
20 April "Chance Of A Lifetime" Pat McGeegan Republic of Ireland
27 April "Congratulations" Cliff Richard
4 May
11 May "Simon Says" Dickie Rock Republic of Ireland
18 May "A Man Without Love" Engelbert Humperdinck
25 May
1 June "Young Girl" Gary Puckett & The Union Gap
8 June
15 June "Honey" Bobby Goldsboro
22 June
29 June
6 July
13 July "Blue Eyes" Don Partridge
20 July
27 July
3 August "I Pretend" Des O'Connor
10 August
17 August "Help Yourself" Tom Jones
24 August
31 August
7 September "Little Arrows" Brendan O'Brien / Dixies Republic of Ireland
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
12 October "Those Were the Days" Mary Hopkin
19 October
26 October
2 November
9 November "My Little Lady" The Tremeloes
16 November
23 November "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" Hugo Montenegro
30 November
7 December
14 December
21 December "Lily the Pink" The Scaffold
28 December

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