1987 in Northern Ireland

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Events[edit]

Arts and literature[edit]

  • Ciarán Carson's The Irish for No poetry collection is published and wins the Alice Hunt Bartlett Award.

Sport[edit]

Football[edit]

Winners: Linfield
Winners: Glentoran 1 - 0 Larne

Motorcycling[edit]

  • Robert Dunlop wins the 125cc, 350cc and 1000cc races at the Cookstown 100 to be named “Man of the Meeting”.

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Full date unknown[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Today in History". Express (Washington, D.C.). 2012-07-03. p. 32. 
  2. ^ "Balloon crosses Atlantic". Pittsburgh Press. 1987-07-05. p. A4. Retrieved 2014-05-29. 
  3. ^ Cochrane, Gerry (2009). Back in Steam: the Downpatrick and County Down Railway from 1982. Newtownards: Colourpoint. p. 95. ISBN 978-1-906578-29-9.