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

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