1987 in Ireland

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

Events from the year 1987 in Ireland.

Events[edit]

Arts and literature[edit]

Sport[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Gaelic football[edit]

Golf[edit]

Hurling[edit]

Soccer[edit]

  • 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.

Births[edit]

January to June[edit]

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

July to December[edit]

Deaths[edit]

January to June[edit]

July to December[edit]

Full date unknown[edit]

References[edit]

  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.