1909 in Ireland

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1909
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See also: 1909 in the United Kingdom
Other events of 1909
List of years in Ireland

Events from the year 1909 in Ireland.

Events[edit]

  • 31 October – the Royal University of Ireland is dissolved.
  • 14 December – in the large hall of the National University in Dublin, Ernest Shackleton delivers a lecture entitled 'Nearest the South Pole.'
  • 31 December – Harry Ferguson becomes the first person to fly an aircraft in Ireland, when he takes off in a monoplane he had designed and built himself.
  • Mater Infirmorum Hospital in Belfast is officially recognised as a university teaching hospital.
  • Commencement of fieldwork for the multidisciplinary Clare Island Survey, under the direction of Robert Lloyd Praeger.

Arts and literature[edit]

Sport[edit]

Football[edit]

  • International
    13 February England 4–0 Ireland (in Bradford)[2]
    15 March Scotland 5–0 Ireland (in Glasgow)[2]
    20 March Ireland 2–3 Wales (in Belfast)[2]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ellmann, Richard (1982) [1959]. James Joyce. New York: Oxford University Press. p. 303. ISBN 0-19-281465-6. 
  2. ^ a b c Hayes, Dean (2006). Northern Ireland International Football Facts. Belfast: Appletree Press. p. 1. ISBN 0-86281-874-5.