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1718 in Ireland

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1718 in Ireland
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Events from the year 1718 in Ireland.

Contents

Events

  • May 2 - The scholar William Nicolson is appointed Bishop of Derry.
  • May 10 - The Roman Catholic Bishopric of Emly is united with the Archbishopric of Cashel.
  • July–August - The first ships carrying Scotch-Irish emigrants from Ulster to North America arrive in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • October 28 - Ashkenazi Jews lease the site for Ballybough Cemetery in Fairview, Dublin, Ireland's first Jewish cemetery.
  • Jervis Street Hospital, is founded by six surgeons as the Charitable Infirmary in Cook Street, the first public voluntary hospital in the British Isles.
  • Births

  • March 2 - John Gore, 1st Baron Annaly, politician and peer (d. 1784)
  • Nano Nagle, founder of the Presentation Sisters (d. 1784)
  • Deaths

  • October 24 - Thomas Parnell, clergyman and poet (b. 1679)
  • 1716 or 1718 - Ruaidhrí Ó Flaithbheartaigh, historian (b. 1629)
  • References

    1718 in Ireland Wikipedia


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