1888 in Ireland

Events from the year 1888 in Ireland.

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1888
in
Ireland

Centuries:
Decades:
See also:1888 in the United Kingdom
Other events of 1888
List of years in Ireland

EventsEdit

Arts and literatureEdit

SportEdit

CricketEdit

  • Several Irish Cricket Teams travel for their second tour of Canada and the United States.

FootballEdit

Gaelic GamesEdit

GolfEdit

Horse racingEdit

  • The Leopardstown Racecourse is established by Captain George Quin becoming the first modern fully enclosed race track.

BirthsEdit

 
Desmond FitzGerald

DeathsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1888 Irish Exhibition". Exhibition Study Group. 1990. Archived from the original on 19 August 2013. Retrieved 9 July 2012.
  2. ^ "Fossett's Circus". Retrieved 5 August 2012.
  3. ^ a b c Hayes, Dean (2006). Northern Ireland International Football Facts. Belfast: Appletree Press. p. 1. ISBN 0-86281-874-5.