List of number-one singles of 1985 (Ireland)

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This is a list of singles which have reached number one on the Irish Singles Chart in 1985.

Week ending Song Artist
5 January Do They Know It's Christmas? Band Aid
12 January
19 January
26 January I Want to Know What Love Is Foreigner
2 February
9 February I Know Him So Well Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson
16 February
23 February
2 March
9 March
16 March You Spin Me Round (Like a Record) Dead or Alive
23 March Easy Lover Philip Bailey and Phil Collins
30 March Show Some Concern The Concerned Republic of Ireland
6 April
13 April We are the World USA for Africa
20 April
27 April
4 May
11 May The Unforgettable Fire U2 Republic of Ireland
18 May
25 May 19 Paul Hardcastle
1 June
8 June I'm on Fire / Born in the U.S.A. Bruce Springsteen
15 June
22 June You'll Never Walk Alone The Crowd
29 June Frankie Sister Sledge
6 July
13 July
20 July
27 July Axel F Harold Faltermeyer
3 August There Must Be an Angel (Playing with My Heart) Eurythmics
10 August Into the Groove Madonna
17 August
24 August
31 August I Got You Babe UB40 with Chrissie Hynde
7 September
14 September Dancing in the Street David Bowie and Mick Jagger
21 September
28 September Holding Out for a Hero Bonnie Tyler
5 October Part-Time Lover Stevie Wonder
12 October If I Was Midge Ure
19 October The Power of Love Jennifer Rush
26 October
2 November
9 November
16 November Nikita Elton John
23 November A Good Heart Feargal Sharkey
30 November
7 December I'm Your Man Wham!
14 December Separate Lives Phil Collins and Marilyn Martin
21 December Saving All My Love for You Whitney Houston
28 December Thank You Very Much Mr Eastwood Dermot Morgan Republic of Ireland
  • 26 Number Ones
  • Most weeks at No.1 (song): "I Know Him so Well" - Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson (5)
  • Most weeks at No.1 (artist): Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson (5)
  • Most No.1s: Phil Collins (2 shared No.1s)
  • NOTE: There were 4 Various Artist No.1s this year (Band Aid, The Concerned, USA for Africa and The Crowd)

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