2006 in Ireland

Events from the year 2006 in Ireland.

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2006
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See also:2006 in Northern Ireland
Other events of 2006
List of years in Ireland

IncumbentsEdit

EventsEdit

 
Riots occurred on the streets of Dublin in February.
 
The Dublin Port Tunnel opened in December.

Arts and literatureEdit

 
Colm Tóibín becomes the first Irish writer to win the International Dublin Literary Award, with his novel The Master.

MusicEdit

SportEdit

Association footballEdit

European Championship Qualifiers
Northern Ireland 0–3 Iceland (2 September)
Germany 1–0 Republic of Ireland (2 September)
Northern Ireland 3–2 Spain (6 September)
Denmark 0–0 Northern Ireland (7 October)
Cyprus 5–2 Republic of Ireland (7 October)
Northern Ireland 1–0 Latvia (11 October)
Republic of Ireland 1–1 Czech Republic (11 October)
Republic of Ireland 5–0 San Marino (15 November)

AthleticsEdit

Gaelic gamesEdit

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship 2006

               (Kerry 4–15 : 3–5 Mayo)

               (Louth 3–14 : 1–11 Leitrim)

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship 2006

               (Kilkenny 1–16 : 1–13 Cork)

               (Antrim 5–13 : 1-07 Carlow)

               (Derry 5–15 : 1–11 Donegal)

GolfEdit

MountaineeringEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Rugby unionEdit

Ireland claim the triple crown for the second time in 3 years.

DeathsEdit

 
Proinsias Ó Maonaigh died in March.
 
Michael O'Riordan died in May.
January to March
April to June
July to September
October to December
Full date unknown

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Reilly, Jerome (29 January 2006). "Cruel smear campaign by rivals won't beat me says gay FF councillor". Sunday Independent. Independent News & Media. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ RTÉ report on St. Patrick's day parade. Archived 23 March 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "The Weather of 2006" (PDF). Met Éireann. 2 January 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 June 2007. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  4. ^ BBC article on Northern Ireland's Ranking
  5. ^ [1] Stormont attack devices defused (BBC news)
  6. ^ [2] Ahern welcomes further 'clarity' from Paisley (RTÉ news)
  7. ^ "The Irish Emigrant – Around the 32 Counties". Emigrant.ie. 18 January 2007. Archived from the original on 17 October 2013. Retrieved 20 January 2013.
  8. ^ McDonnell, Jane (19 May 2006). "Obituary: Clare Boylan". The Guardian. Retrieved 11 October 2018.

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