1940 in Northern Ireland

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1940
in
Northern Ireland
Centuries:
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Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

Arts and literature[edit]

  • The Northern Ireland Players join with the Ulster Theatre and the Jewish Institute Dramatic Society to form the Group Theatre.[3]
  • Opening of the Vogue Cinema, Kilkeel, County Down, a notable example of modern architecture, designed by Ben Cowser.[4]
  • Louis MacNeice publishes his poetry collection The Last Ditch (including "The Coming of War" sequence).[5]

Sport[edit]

Football[edit]

Winners: Belfast Celtic
Winners: Ballymena United 2 - 0 Glenavon

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McClements, Freya (2005-08-26). "Press censorship and emergency rule in Ireland: The ban on the Derry Journal, 1932 & 1940" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-01. 
  2. ^ Baker, Michael H. C. (1999). Irish Narrow Gauge Railways: A View from the Past. Ian Allan Publishing. ISBN 0-7110-2680-7. 
  3. ^ Gray, John (1984). "Interview From The Archive: Joseph Tomelty". Culture Northern Ireland. Retrieved 2012-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Vogue Cinema, Kilkeel, County Down". Ulster Architectural Heritage Society. 2007. Retrieved 2012-07-30. 
  5. ^ Cox, Michael, ed. (2004). The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-860634-6.