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1730 in Ireland

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1730 in Ireland
Centuries:  16th 17th 18th 19th 20th
Decades:  1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s

Events from the year 1730 in Ireland.

Contents

Events

  • First bridge across the River Foyle linking Lifford and Strabane is built.
  • First turnpike act for Ireland, for improvement of the road from Dublin to Kilcullen Bridge.
  • Edward Lovett Pearce succeeds Thomas Burgh as Surveyor General of Ireland.
  • Births

  • James Alexander, 1st Earl of Caledon, merchant, landlord and politician (d. 1802)
  • Approximate date
  • Thomas Barton, missionary clergyman (d. 1780)
  • Theophilus Blakeney, politician (d. 1813)
  • Deaths

  • January 29 - Thomas Flynn, Roman Catholic Bishop of Ardagh
  • August 6 - Sir Thomas Vesey, 1st Baronet, Church of Ireland Bishop of Ossory (b. 1668?)
  • October 3 - Thomas Brodrick, politician (b. 1654)
  • December 4 - Edward Southwell, politician (b. 1671)
  • December 18 - Colonel Thomas Burgh, Surveyor General of Ireland (b. 1670)
  • References

    1730 in Ireland Wikipedia


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