1884 in Ireland

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1884
in
Ireland

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See also: 1884 in the United Kingdom
Other events of 1884
List of years in Ireland

Events from the year 1884 in Ireland.

Events[edit]

Arts and literature[edit]

Sport[edit]

Association Football[edit]

  • International
    26 January Ireland 0–5 Scotland (in Belfast)[3]
    9 February Ireland 0–6 Wales (in Belfast)[3]
    23 February Ireland 1–8 England (in Belfast)[3]

Gaelic Games[edit]

Michael Cusack, Maurice Davin and other Gaelic games enthusiasts meet to establish the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) on Saturday, November 1, 1884, in Hayes' Hotel, Thurles, County Tipperary.

The following goals are set out:

  • To foster and promote the native Irish pastimes.
  • To open athletics to all social classes.
  • To aid in the establishment of hurling and football clubs and organise inter-county matches.

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Walshe, Éibhear (fall-winter 2005). "The First Gay Irishman? Ireland and the Wilde Trials." Éire-Ireland 40:3–4. pp. 38–57. Retrieved 2014-11-11.
  2. ^ Baker, Michael H. C. (1999). Irish Narrow Gauge Railways: A View from the Past. Shepperton: Ian Allan Publishing. ISBN 0-7110-2680-7. 
  3. ^ a b c Hayes, Dean (2006). Northern Ireland International Football Facts. Belfast: Appletree Press. pp. 149–150. ISBN 0-86281-874-5.