1899 in Ireland

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1899
in
Ireland
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See also: 1899 in the United Kingdom
Other events of 1899
List of years in Ireland

Events from the year 1899 in Ireland.

Events[edit]

Arts and literature[edit]

Sport[edit]

Athletics[edit]

  • Tom Kiely establishes a world record in the hammer event. He becomes the first man to throw the hammer more than 160 feet.

Football[edit]

  • International
18 February England 13 - 2 Ireland (in Sunderland)[2]
4 March Ireland 1 - 0 Wales (in Belfast)[2]
25 March Scotland 9 - 1 Ireland (in Glasgow)[2]
Winners: Distillery
Winners: Linfield 2 - 1 Glentoran

Golf[edit]

Yachting[edit]

Ulster Scots grocer Thomas Lipton (Royal Ulster Yacht Club) makes his first unsuccessful challenge of the United States with Shamrock

Births[edit]

Full date unknown[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Full date unknown[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ O’Riordan, Tomás. Arthur Griffith. Multitext Project in Irish History (University College Cork). 
  2. ^ a b c Hayes, Dean (2006). Northern Ireland International Football Facts. Belfast: Appletree Press. p. 156. ISBN 0-86281-874-5.