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1723 in Ireland

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1723 in Ireland
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Events from the year 1723 in Ireland.



  • March 12 - The title of Viscount Palmerston is created in the Peerage of Ireland for the politician Henry Temple.
  • December 14 - Bernard O'Gara is selected to succeed Francis Burke as Roman Catholic Archbishop of Tuam.
  • The first portion of Dr Steevens' Hospital is opened at Kilmainham, Dublin.
  • Avoca Handweavers, Ireland's oldest surviving business, is established in County Wicklow.
  • Births

  • Mervyn Archdall, antiquary (d. 1791)
  • Approximate date - William Greatrakes, lawyer (d. 1781)
  • Deaths

  • February 11 - Captain Hildebrand Alington, 5th Baron Alington, soldier, last Baron Alington of the first creation (b. 1641)
  • June 2 - Esther Vanhomrigh, Jonathan Swift's "Vanessa" (b. c. 1688)
  • August - William Handcock, politician (b. 1676)
  • August/September - Francis Burke, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Tuam
  • September 16 - Gustavus Hamilton, 1st Viscount Boyne, soldier and politician (b. 1642)
  • December 22 - Mary Joseph Butler, Benedictine abbess (b. 1641)
  • Henry Colley, politician (b. c. 1685)
  • Micheál Ó Mordha, Roman Catholic priest, philosopher and educationalist (b. c. 1639)
  • References

    1723 in Ireland Wikipedia

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