With 1.73 billion users on social media, finding influencers to follow that provide real value to our feed can be an overwhelming process. But fear not, Meltwater is here to save us from the search! Since we regularly blog around topical themes in the US and UK, we thought we would shift our attention to our fun loving Irish neighbours! So, here’s our list of top Irish influencers to follow.

Influencer 1/6 Irish Influencers to follow- @KrishnaDe

Krishna is an award winning speaker, commentator and mentor. @KrishnaDe is named a top influencer to follow for those interested in digital marketing, practical tips and the latest news on trends and technologies.


Influencer 2/6 Irish Influencers to follow- @darraghdoyle


Darragh Doyle is a social media strategist who regularly speaks online about events, brands and digital marketing. Follow @DarraghDoyle to keep to the date with insights into community and brand management, blogging, social media and more.


Influncer 3/6 Irish Influencers to follow- @adrianweckler


As Technology Editor at the Irish Independent, Adrian covers the latest news in this fast paced industry. Once following Adrian, we can expect to receive insights on apps, innovative technology and social media, as he reports and analyses changes in the digital sphere.

Influencer 4/6 Irish Influencers to follow- @JBBC

Marie is a PR and social media professional and trainer, keynote speaker and award winning health care blogger, justifying her mention in our top list of Irish influencers to follow! Marie tweets from @JBBC about the role of social media from a healthcare perspective- be sure to #FF (follow Friday) Marie if in the non-profit sector.

Influencer 5/6 Irish Influencers to follow- @marievonboran

We can ensure the latest news in technology and social media is delivered to our feed each morning by clicking the follow button on @marievonboran’s profile. Marie is a freelance technology journalist writing for the likes of The Irish Times. We can also find Marie lecturing at Dublin City University where she also researches in the areas of science journalism and social media.


Influencer 6/6 Irish Influencers to follow- @GregCantyFuzion

Greg is a PR and Marketing professional with years of experience under his belt. We can expect to see all things business related once following @GregCantyFuzion. Greg also lectures with the Digital Marketing Institute and specialises in social media training and marketing and PR consultancy.

Psst.. The above influencers to follow were chosen objectively and ranked according to their number of followers because, quite frankly, we failed to achieve a ranking by preference! If you know of any Irish influencers to follow that have not been mentioned please let us know in the comment box below.