1946 in Ireland

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1946
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See also: 1946 in Northern Ireland
Other events of 1946
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Events from the year 1946 in Ireland.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

  • 3 January – William Joyce, alias Lord Haw Haw, is hanged in Wandsworth Prison for treason.
  • 7 January – the Minister for Education, Thomas Derrig, announces that because refugee children who arrived in Ireland during the war do not have a sufficient knowledge of the Irish language they cannot obtain the Leaving Certificate.
  • 21 January – work starts on a comprehensive Irish-English dictionary.
George Bernard Shaw

Arts and literature[edit]

Sport[edit]

Football[edit]

League of Ireland
Winners: Cork United
FAI Cup
Winners: Drumcondra 2–1 Shamrock Rovers.

Golf[edit]

Births[edit]

Joe Kinnear

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JU-52 1429 Djouce Mountain, Eire. 12th August 1946". heritageireland.info. Archived from the original on 23 March 2006. Retrieved 2012-03-21. 
  2. ^ "Emergency Powers (Continuance and Amendment) Act, 1945: §4(1)". Government of Ireland. 29 July 1945. Retrieved 2012-03-21. The Principal Act shall... continue in force until the 2nd day of September, 1946, and shall then expire... 
  3. ^ Wills, Clair (2007). That Neutral Island. London: Faber. ISBN 9780571221059. 
  4. ^ Kavanagh, Peter (1980). Sacred Keeper. Kildare: Goldsmith Press. p. 126.