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 "The Men Behind the Wire" Barleycorn
5 February "The Men Behind the Wire" Barleycorn
12 February "Telegram Sam" T. Rex
19 February "The Men Behind the Wire" Barleycorn
26 February "The 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-Doo-Wakka-Day" Gilbert O'Sullivan
6 July "Ooh-Wakka-Doo-Wakka-Day" Gilbert O'Sullivan
13 July "Ooh-Wakka-Doo-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 "Theme From S-Express" S-Express
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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