1889 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
|Dates||27 July 1889 - 3 November 1889|
|Winning team||Dublin (1st win)|
|No. matches played||5|
|Goals total||25 (5.0 per game)|
|Points total||28 (5.6 per game)|
|All-Star Team||See here|
The 1889 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship was the third staging of the All-Ireland hurling championship since its establishment by the Gaelic Athletic Association in 1887. The championship began on 27 July 1889 and ended on 3 November 1889.
A total of ten teams contested the championship, one less than the previous year. It was the first championship to be completed since 1887.
All six counties entered a team in the Munster championship.
|Team||Club||Colours||Most recent success|
|Clare||Tulla||Purple and yellow|
|Cork||Blackrock||Green and yellow|
|Kerry||Kenmare||Red and black|
|Kilkenny||Tullaroan||Green and white||1888|
|Laois||Rathdowney||Green and red|
|Limerick||South Liberties||Green and yellow|
|Tipperary||Moycarkey||Red and yellow||1887|
|Quarter-final 25 August 1889||Louth||0-1 - 6-9||Dublin||Drogheda|
Referee: P. R. Cleary
|Quarter-final 13 October 1889||Clare||5-1 – 2-2||Limerick||Newport|
|Referee: J Cullinane
|Final 3 November 1889||Dublin||5-1 – 1-6||Clare||Inchicore|
Referee: P. Tobin (Dublin)
- Kilkenny had originally intended field a team in the championship, however, they withdrew as they did not recognise the newly formed Central Council.
- In the Munster semi-final, Tipperary defeated Clare by 3-0 to 2-2. A subsequent objection by Clare saw the result overturned.
- W.J. Spain of Dublin becomes the first dual All-Ireland medallist. He had previously won an All-Ireland medal with the Limerick Gaelic footballers in 1887
- Corry, Eoghan, The GAA Book of Lists (Hodder Headline Ireland, 2005).
- Donegan, Des, The Complete Handbook of Gaelic Games (DBA Publications Limited, 2005).
- "All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Roll of Honour". The GAA website. Retrieved 20 July 2011.