December 28 - Laurence Hyde, 1st Earl of Rochester, appointed Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
c. March - The Yellow Book of Lecan is acquired by antiquary Edward Lhuyd.
An edition of the late 16th-century Scots poet Alexander Montgomerie's The Cherrie and the Slae is printed in Ulster.
James Arbuckle, poet and critic (d. 1742)
Daniel O'Reilly, Roman Catholic Bishop of Clogher (d. 1778)
James Stopford, 1st Earl of Courtown, politician (d. 1770)
William O'Brien, 4th Earl of Inchiquin, peer and politician (d. 1777)
Henry Colley, politician (b. 1648)
Sir William Gore, 3rd Baronet.
1700 in Ireland Wikipedia
Events from the year 1700 in Ireland.