1987 in Ireland

Events from the year 1987 in Ireland.

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1987
in
Ireland

Centuries:
Decades:
See also:1987 in Northern Ireland
Other events of 1987
List of years in Ireland

IncumbentsEdit

EventsEdit

Arts and literatureEdit

SportEdit

CyclingEdit

Gaelic footballEdit

GolfEdit

HurlingEdit

SoccerEdit

  • 11 November – Republic of Ireland qualify for their first major international tournament when Scotland pull off a shock 1–0 win in Sofia against Bulgaria. Gary Mackay scores the only goal with just three minutes left to put the Republic of Ireland into Euro 88 which will be held in West Germany.

BirthsEdit

 
Shane Long, born in January.
 
Shane Lowry, born in April.

DeathsEdit

Full date unknownEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cochrane, Gerry (2009). Back in Steam: the Downpatrick and County Down Railway from 1982. Newtownards: Colourpoint. p. 95. ISBN 978-1-906578-29-9.
  2. ^ Buckley, Peter (2003). The Rough Guide to Rock. Rough Guides. p. 1125. ISBN 9781843531050.