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1716 in Ireland

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1716 in Ireland
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Events from the year 1716 in Ireland.



  • June 20 - Acts of the Parliament of Ireland for
  • Confiscating the estates of James Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde and vesting them in the Crown, and abolishing the county palatine of Tipperary.
  • Drainage and navigation of the River Shannon.
  • The titles Viscount Molesworth and Baron Philipstown, of Swords in the County of Dublin, are created in the Peerage of Ireland for Robert Molesworth.
  • Arts and literature

  • November 12 - Johann Kusser (Cousser) is appointed "Master of the Music, attending His Majesties State in Ireland".
  • Sarah Butler's Irish Tales is published in London.
  • Births

  • November 1 - Tichborne Aston, politician (d. 1748)
  • William Fisher, politician in Nova Scotia (d. 1777)
  • Charles Tottenham, politician (d. 1795)
  • Approximate date
  • James Daly, politician (d. 1769)
  • Richard Tyrell, naval officer (d. 1766)
  • Deaths

  • August 6 - Paul Davys, 1st Viscount Mount Cashell, nobleman (b. c. 1670)
  • October 17 - Henry Folliott, 3rd Baron Folliott, nobleman, landowner and politician.
  • Patrick Donnelly, Roman Catholic Bishop of Dromore and poet (b. 1650)
  • Garret Morphey, painter (b. c. 1650)
  • 1716 or 1718 - RuaidhrĂ­ Ă“ Flaithbheartaigh, historian (b. 1629)
  • References

    1716 in Ireland Wikipedia

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