1922 in Ireland

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Events from the year 1922 in Ireland.





30 June - The Four Courts on fire during the Battle of Dublin.



  • 9 September - The first meeting of the Provisional Parliament, or the Third Dáil, takes place at Leinster House. W. T. Cosgrave is elected President of Dáil Éireann and Chairman of the Provisional Government.
  • 17 September - W. T. Cosgrave introduces the Constitution of Saorstát Éireann Bill to enable the implementation of the Treaty between Great Britain and Ireland.
  • 16 October - Two men, James Ambrose and Daniel King, are killed by shots fired into a car traveling from Newcastle West to Ballyquirk, Limerick.[8]
  • 26 October - The standing committee of Sinn Féin last meets before the party de facto dissolves.[9]


See also Timeline of the Irish Civil War

Arts and literature[edit]



Winners: St James's Gate (first ever competition)
Winners: St James's Gate 1 - 1, 1 - 0 Shamrock Rovers (first ever competition, played at Dalymount Park, Dublin, 17 March; replay at same venue 8 April)

Gaelic Games[edit]


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  4. ^ Cottrell, Peter (2006). The Anglo-Irish War: The Troubles of 1913-1922. Oxford: Osprey Publishing. pp. 70–2. ISBN 978-1-84603-023-9. Retrieved 2010-10-31. 
  5. ^ Ref 01512 Fermanagh County Museum.
  6. ^ "A Concise History of the Irish Air Corps". Óglaigh na hÉireann. Retrieved 2012-08-23. 
  7. ^ Parkhouse, Neil (March 2013). "The IRA attack on the viaducts at Ballyvoile". Railway Archive. 38: 55–66. 
  8. ^ "The Tragedy Near Newcastle West" (PDF). The Limerick Chronicle. 1922-10-26. Retrieved 2015-11-13. 
  9. ^ Laffan, Michael (1999). The Resurrection of Ireland: The Sinn Féin Party, 1916–1923. Cambridge University Press. p. 417. ISBN 9781139426299. Retrieved 2015-10-11.