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1835 in Ireland

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1835 in Ireland
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Events from the year 1835 in Ireland.



  • August 5 - Wellesley Bridge opened across the River Shannon in Limerick.
  • August 28 - St. Vincent's Ecclesiastical Seminary, a predecessor of Castleknock College, is founded by the Vincentian community in Castleknock.
  • Drenagh House in Limavady, County Londonderry, is completed for the McCausland family. It is architect Charles Lanyon's first major commission.
  • Quaker entrepreneur Charles Bewley lands an unprecedented cargo of 2,000 chests of tea shipped directly from China to Dublin, thereby breaking the East India Company's monopoly in the commodity.
  • The Herdman brothers begin flax spinning at Sion Mills in County Tyrone.
  • The Grand Hotel at Malahide opens for business and has been in continuous use as a hotel ever since.
  • The remains of Jonathan Swift are uncovered during work on St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin, and inspected by William Wilde, an apprentice surgeon at this time.
  • Births

  • 9 April - Somerset Lowry-Corry, 4th Earl Belmore, soldier, politician and Lord Lieutenant for County Tyrone (died 1913).
  • 3 June - Eliza Lynch, First Lady of Paraguay (died 1886).
  • 1 July - Samuel McCaughey, pastoralist, politician and philanthropist in Australia (died 1919).
  • 4 September - Abraham Boulger, soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1857 at Lucknow, India (died 1900).
  • 18 September - Thomas Grady, soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1854 at Sebastopol, the Crimea (died 1891).
  • November - Matthew Gibney, priest, in 1880 in Australia, tended the seemingly seriously wounded Ned Kelly, heard his confession and gave him the last rites (died 1925).
  • Full date unknown

  • Richard Charles Mayne, British admiral, explorer and MP (died 1892).
  • Deaths

  • 15 September - Alexander McDonnell, chess master (born 1798).
  • 25 December - Antoine Ó Raifteiri, Irish language poet, "last of the wandering bards" (born 1779).
  • References

    1835 in Ireland Wikipedia

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