1909 in Ireland

Events in the year 1909 in Ireland.

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1909
in
Ireland

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See also:1909 in the United Kingdom
Other events of 1909
List of years in Ireland

EventsEdit

  • 31 October – The Royal University of Ireland was dissolved.
  • 14 December – Ernest Shackleton delivered a lecture entitled Nearest the South Pole in the large hall of the National University in Dublin.
  • 31 December – Harry Ferguson became the first person to fly an aircraft in Ireland, in a monoplane he designed and built himself.
  • The Mater Infirmorum Hospital in Belfast was officially recognised as a university teaching hospital.
  • Fieldwork for the multidisciplinary Clare Island Survey commenced under the direction of Robert Lloyd Praeger.

Arts and literatureEdit

SportEdit

Association footballEdit

  • International
    • 13 February – England 4–0 Ireland (in Bradford)[2]
    • 15 March – Scotland 5–0 Ireland (in Glasgow)[2]
    • 20 March – Ireland 2–3 Wales (in Belfast)[2]

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ellmann, Richard (1982) [1959]. James Joyce. New York: Oxford University Press. p. 303. ISBN 0-19-281465-6.
  2. ^ a b c Hayes, Dean (2006). Northern Ireland International Football Facts. Belfast: Appletree Press. p. 1. ISBN 0-86281-874-5.
  3. ^ Dutton, David (6 April 2002). "Obituary: David Quinn". The Guardian. Retrieved 11 January 2018.