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Over 3.3 MILLION tuned in to watch Normal People on RTÉ

The show won the heart's of the nation

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RTÉ have revealed the staggering viewership figures for Normal People.

The TV show has won worldwide acclaim, and people tuned in just as much in Ireland.

According to a statement, the show has set a new record for the RTÉ Player with 3.3 million streams.

The previous record was held by Love/Hate Season 4, which received 1.2 million streams in 2013. Young Offenders Series 2 secured 1.05 million streams in 2019, while Dublin Murders attracted a total of 560,000 streams.

The series, which stars Kildare man Paul Mescal and British actress Daisy Edgar-Jones has a long list of celebrity fans, including: Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Mia Farrow, Kourtney Kardashian, Katy Perry and James Corden.

The 12-part drama came to a dramatic end this weekend, with many taking to Twitter to share their heartache at the ending.