1588 in Ireland
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Events from the year 1588 in Ireland.
- 28 June - Sir Valentine Browne purchases estates, including the Lakes of Killarney, from the estate of Donald Maccarty, 1st Earl of Clancare.
- Autumn/Winter - Much of the retreating Spanish Armada gets washed up on the Irish coast. Brian O'Rourke assists at least eighty survivors – including Francisco de Cuellar – to depart the country.
- Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork and father of Robert Boyle arrives in Ireland as an entrepreneur.