9 January â€” Demonstrations by the National Farmers' Association caused major chaos when farm machinery blocked many roads.
4 April â€” The Fianna FÃ¡il party made a presentation to former Taoiseach SeÃ¡n Lemass.
18 April â€” The Minister for Education, Donogh O'Malley, revealed his plan for a single multi-denominational University of Dublin. This would combine University College Dublin and Trinity College Dublin.
30 June â€” Jacqueline Kennedy arrived in Ireland for a holiday. She was received at Ãras an UachtarÃ¡in, where she was
an overnight guest, by President Ã‰amon de Valera and his wife, SinÃ©ad. She was received in the evening by Taoiseach
Jack Lynch and his wife MÃ¡irÃn at a state banquet at Dublin Castle.
1 July â€” Jacqueline Kennedy attended the Irish Sweeps Derby horse race at the Curragh with Taoiseach Jack Lynch and Mrs. MÃ¡irÃn Lynch.
4 August â€” Senator Margaret Mary Pearse, sister of Patrick Pearse and Willie Pearse, the executed 1916 leaders, was 89 today. She was greeted by President Ã‰amon de Valera.
4 September â€” Ireland's free post-primary school transport scheme began. CIÃ‰ brought 38,000 students to 350 schools.
4 November â€” Taoiseach Jack Lynch returned to Dublin following talks on the European Community with General Charles de Gaulle in Paris.
2 December â€” The poet Patrick Kavanagh was buried in his native Inniskeen, County Monaghan.
4 December â€” The first independent computer in this Ireland began operation at Shannon Airport.
11 December â€” Taoiseach Jack Lynch and Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill met for talks in Stormont. Lynch's car was snowballed by Ian Paisley and his supporters.
29 December â€” The Minister for Labour, Patrick Hillery, announced details of a new redundancy payments scheme which took effect from New Year's Day.