William Wood commences the minting (in London) of copper halfpence and farthings for circulation in Ireland.
May 29 - James FitzGerald, 1st Duke of Leinster, politician (d. 1773)
Sir John Blackwood, 2nd Baronet, politician (d. 1799)
March 11 - John Toland, philosopher (b. 1670)
1722 in Ireland Wikipedia
Events from the year 1722 in Ireland.