1917 in Ireland

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1917
in
Ireland
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See also: 1917 in the United Kingdom
Other events of 1917
List of years in Ireland

Events from the year 1917 in Ireland.

Events[edit]

McGuinness campaign car, 1917 South Longford by-election.

Undated[edit]

Arts and literature[edit]

  • August - Anglo-Welsh composer Philip Heseltine begins a year's stay in Ireland.
  • Austin Clarke's narrative poem The Vengeance of Fionn is published.
  • Francis Ledwidge's poems Songs of Peace are published posthumously.
  • Annie M. P. Smithson's first novel Her Irish Heritage is published.
  • The first feature film made in Ireland, A Girl of Glenbeigh, starring Kathleen O'Connor, is made by the Film Company of Ireland.[4]

Sport[edit]

Football[edit]

Winners: Glentoran
Winners: Glentoran 2 - 0 Belfast Celtic

Gaelic Games[edit]

Football
Wexford 0-9 : 0-5 Clare
Hurling
Dublin (Collegians) 5-4 : 4-2 Tipperary (Boherlahan)

Births[edit]

January to June[edit]

July to December[edit]

Full date unknown[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Notable Dates in History". The Flag in the Wind. The Scots Independent. Retrieved 2014-07-15. 
  2. ^ Helgason, Guðmundur. "Ships hit during WWI: Antony". German and Austrian U-boats of World War I - Kaiserliche Marine - Uboat.net. Retrieved 2016-04-27. 
  3. ^ Helgason, Guðmundur. "Ships hit during WWI: Coningbeg". German and Austrian U-boats of World War I - Kaiserliche Marine - Uboat.net. 
  4. ^ Robinson, Patrick (2007). Film Facts. Wigston: Quantum Books. p. 12. ISBN 978-1-84573-235-6. 
  5. ^ Freeman's Journal, 4 April 1917