1987 in Ireland

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1987
in
Ireland
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See also: 1987 in Northern Ireland
Other events of 1987
List of years in Ireland

Events from the year 1987 in Ireland.

Incumbents

Events

Arts and literature

Sport

Cycling

Gaelic football

Golf

Hurling

Soccer

  • 11 November - Republic of Ireland qualify for their first major international tournament when Scotland pull off a shock 1-0 win in Sofia against Bulgaria. Gary Mackay scores the only goal with just three minutes left to put the Republic of Ireland into Euro 88 which will be held in West Germany.

Births

January to June

Shane Long was born in January.
Shane Long was born in January.

July to December

Deaths

January to June

July to December

Full date unknown

References

  1. Cochrane, Gerry (2009). Back in Steam: the Downpatrick and County Down Railway from 1982. Newtownards: Colourpoint. p. 95. ISBN 978-1-906578-29-9.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Buckley, Peter (2003). The Rough Guide to Rock. Rough Guides. p. 1125.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>