List of number-one singles of 1979 (Ireland)

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This is a list of singles which have reached number one on the Irish Singles Chart in 1979.

Week ending Song Artist
6 January Mary's Boy Child - Oh My Lord Boney M
13 January YMCA Village People
20 January
27 January
3 February
10 February Chiquitita ABBA
17 February
24 February
3 March Tragedy The Bee Gees
10 March
17 March I Will Survive Gloria Gaynor
24 March
31 March
7 April
14 April Bright Eyes Art Garfunkel
21 April
28 April
5 May Hallelujah Milk and Honey
12 May Bright Eyes Art Garfunkel
19 May
26 May Sunday Girl Blondie
2 June
9 June
16 June
23 June Dance Away Roxy Music
30 June Do You Want Your Oul Lobby Washed Down Brendan Shine Republic of Ireland
7 July
14 July
21 July
28 July
4 August I Don't Like Mondays The Boomtown Rats Republic of Ireland
11 August
18 August
25 August
1 September We Don't Talk Anymore Cliff Richard
8 September
15 September
22 September
29 September Viva Il Papa Catriona Walsh Republic of Ireland
6 October Welcome John Paul II Jim Tobín Republic of Ireland
13 October
20 October Message in a Bottle The Police
27 October Video Killed the Radio Star The Buggles
3 November
10 November Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight) ABBA
17 November When You're in Love with a Beautiful Woman Dr Hook
24 November
1 December
8 December Walking on the Moon The Police
15 December Another Brick in the Wall (part 2) Pink Floyd
22 December
29 December
  • 20 Number Ones
  • Most weeks at No.1 (song): "Bright Eyes" - Art Garfunkel, "Do You Want Your Oul Lobby Washed Down" - Brendan Shine (5)
  • Most weeks at No.1 (artist): Art Garfunkel, Brendan Shine (5)
  • Most No.1s: Abba (2), The Police (2)

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