1888 in Ireland

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1888
in
Ireland
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See also: 1888 in the United Kingdom
Other events of 1888
List of years in Ireland

Events from the year 1888 in Ireland.

Events[edit]

Arts and literature[edit]

Sport[edit]

Cricket[edit]

  • Several Irish Cricket Teams travel for their second tour of Canada and the United States.

Football[edit]

  • International
    3 March Wales 11–0 Ireland (in Wrexham)[3]
    24 March Ireland 2–10 Scotland (in Belfast)[3]
    7 April Ireland 1–5 England (in Belfast)[3]

Gaelic Games[edit]

Golf[edit]

Horse racing[edit]

  • The Leopardstown Racecourse is established by Captain George Quin becoming the first modern fully enclosed race track.

Births[edit]

Desmond FitzGerald

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1888 Irish Exhibition". Exhibition Study Group. 1990. Retrieved 2012-07-09. 
  2. ^ "Fossett's Circus". Retrieved 2012-08-05. 
  3. ^ a b c Hayes, Dean (2006). Northern Ireland International Football Facts. Belfast: Appletree Press. p. 1. ISBN 0-86281-874-5.