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

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