1910 in Ireland
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Other events of 1910
List of years in Ireland
Events from the year 1910 in Ireland.
- 8 January – Sinéad Flanagan marries Éamon de Valera in Dublin.
- 21 February – Irish Unionist members of the Westminster Parliament elect Sir Edward Carson as party leader, replacing Walter Long.
- 23 February – St Patrick's College, Maynooth, becomes a recognised college of the National University of Ireland.
- May – Irish Countrywomen's Association founded as the Society of the United Irishwomen by a group of educated and largely Protestant women in Bree, County Wexford "to improve the standard of life in rural Ireland through Education and Co-operative effort".
- June – Bridget Dowling elopes to London with Alois Hitler, Jr., a kitchen porter at the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin, and half-brother to Adolf.
- August – first passenger flight in Ulster: Harry Ferguson pilots Miss Rita Marr.
- 29 August – the Aero Club of Ireland holds its inaugural aviation meeting at Leopardstown Racecourse.
- 11 September – English-born actor-aviator Robert Loraine makes an aeroplane flight from Wales across the Irish Sea but lands some 200 feet (60 metres) short of the Irish coast in Dublin Bay.
- 20 October – RMS Olympic is launched at the Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast. At 45,324 gross tons, she is the largest ship afloat. Her sister ship RMS Titanic will be launched in sixteen months' time.
- November – reconstruction of the original city bridge over the River Suir in Waterford begins; it will be opened by John Redmond in 1913.
- 3 December – Sir Edward Carson and James Campbell are re-elected unopposed as Unionist Members of Parliament for Trinity College Dublin.
- Non-subscribing Presbyterian Church of Ireland created by merger of the Presbytery of Antrim and Remonstrant Synod of Ulster.
- Lilian Bland builds and flies her own biplane glider, the first built in Ireland, from Carnmoney Hill, soon afterwards fitting an engine and making her first powered flight in late August.
Arts and literature
- 13 January – Deirdre of the Sorrows by J. M. Synge (died 1909) is performed for the first time at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin.
- 5 May – Padraic Colum's play Thomas Muskerry is premiered at the Abbey Theatre.
- 7 May – Annie Horniman withdraws financial support from the Abbey Theatre in protest at its refusal to close on the death of Edward VII the previous day.
- August – the Kalem Company of New York begins shooting the first of several films partly on location in Ireland, A Lad from Old Ireland, with a filming location around Beaufort, County Kerry, with Canadian Irish director Sidney Olcott. This is the first production by an American film studio to be shot outside the United States.
- September – Lord Dunsany's short story collection A Dreamer's Tales is published.
- 3 November – foundation of The Kilfenora Céilí Band in Kilfenora, County Clare, the oldest céilí band in Ireland.
- Cork Public Museum opened.
- Terence MacSwiney's first play, The Last Warriors of Coole, is produced.
- Ella Young's first book of stories, Celtic Wonder Tales, is published with illustrations by Maud Gonne.
- 1 January – Charles Billingsley, cricketer (died 1951)
- 2 January – Gearóid Ó Cuinneagáin, politician (died 1991)
- 6 January – James Christopher Branigan, aka "Lugs Brannigan", police detective and boxer (died 1986)
- 29 January – Colin Middleton, artist (died 1983)
- 10 April – Fintan Coogan, Snr, Fine Gael TD (died 1984)
- 13 April – Aloys Fleischmann, composer and musicologist (died 1992).
- 9 May – Barbara Woodhouse, née Blackburn, dog trainer (died 1988)
- 20 May – Johnny Callanan, Fianna Fáil TD (died 1982)
- 5 June – Ham Lambert, cricketer and rugby player (died 2006)
- 12 June – Bill Naughton, playwright and author (died 1992)
- 27 June – Nicholas Mansergh, historian (died 1991)
- 1 July – Dan Spring, Gaelic footballer, trade unionist and Labour Party TD (died 1988).
- 4 July – George Otto Simms, Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin and Archbishop of Armagh (died 1991).
- 1 August – Cathal Gannon, harpsichord maker and fortepiano restorer (died 1999).
- 8 August – Bobby Kirk, ice hockey player (died 1970).
- 14 August – Eddie Ingram, cricketer (died 1973).
- 24 September – Robert Alexander (Irish sportsman) (died 1943).
- 1 November – Michael Lyons, Fine Gael TD and Senator (died 1991).
- 15 November – Geoffrey Toone, actor (died 2005).
- 19 November – Manliff Barrington, motorcycle racer (died 1999).
- 26 November – Cyril Cusack, actor (died 1993).
- 29 November – Máirtín Ó Direáin, poet (died 1988).
- 10 December – Vivion de Valera, barrister, managing director of The Irish Press, Fianna Fáil TD representing Dublin North-West (died 1982).
- 22 December – James Boucher, cricketer (died 1995).
- 26 December – Stephen Coughlan, Labour Party TD and Mayor of Limerick (died 1994).
- 17 February – St. Clair Augustine Mulholland, American Civil War officer (born 1839).
- 6 May – Edward VII (born 1841)
- 30 August – Hedges Eyre Chatterton, Conservative Party MP and Vice-Chancellor of Ireland (born 1819).
- 30 August – George Throssell, second Premier of Western Australia (born 1840).
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- "Airport History". George Best Belfast City Airport. Retrieved 2012-04-04.
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- "Mr Loraine's Irish Channel Flight". Flight. 17 September 1910.
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- Encyclopædia Britannica 1926.
- O'Connell, Claire (2009). "Flying in the Face of Convention". Engineers Journal. Ireland. 63: 81–2.
- "Timeline". The Kilfenora Céilí Band. Retrieved 2012-07-20.
- Hayes, Dean (2006). Northern Ireland International Football Facts. Belfast: Appletree Press. pp. 160–161. ISBN 0-86281-874-5.