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1694 in Ireland

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1694 in Ireland
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Events from the year 1694 in Ireland.



  • French Huguenot refugees settle in Portarlington.
  • December 28 - With the death of Queen Mary II, William III becomes sole monarch.
  • Arts and literature

  • January 9 - Henry Purcell's ode Great Parent, Hail! and John Blow's anthem I Beheld, and Lo! are performed in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, at a concert to mark the centenary of Trinity College.
  • c. October 25 - Jonathan Swift is appointed to the Church of Ireland prebend of Kilroot, near Carrickfergus in County Antrim (until 1696).
  • Births

  • July 16 - Marcus Beresford, 1st Earl of Tyrone, politician (d. 1763)
  • August 8 - Francis Hutcheson, theologian and philosopher (d. 1746)
  • November 5 - Sir Robert Blackwood, 1st Baronet (d. 1774)
  • Michael Cuffe, politician (d. 1744)
  • Andrew Donlevy, Roman Catholic priest.
  • William FitzMaurice, 2nd Earl of Kerry, peer and military officer (d. 1747)
  • Warden Flood, Lord Chief Justice of Ireland (d. 1764)
  • Robert Parkinson, lawyer and politician (d. 1761)
  • Deaths

  • July 1 - Justin McCarthy, Viscount Mountcashel, Jacobite general.
  • December 28 - Mary II of England,Queen regnant (b. 1662)
  • c. December - Patrick Adair, Ulster Scots Presbyterian minister (b. c. 1625)
  • Valentine Browne, 1st Viscount Kenmare, peer (b. 1638)
  • Probable date - Sir Brian O'Neill, 2nd Baronet, judge and landowner.
  • References

    1694 in Ireland Wikipedia

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