1736 in Ireland
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List of years in Ireland
- 17 March - Act of the Parliament of Ireland for rebuilding Saint Finbar's Cathedral and erecting a workhouse in Cork.
- 18 March - The House of Commons of Ireland passes resolutions condemning the tithe of agistment on pasturage for dry and barren cattle.
- 17 April - Lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, lays the foundation stone for an obelisk commemorating the Battle of the Boyne (1690) at Oldbridge, County Meath.
- June - Publication in London of S–t contra omnes: an Irish miscellany containing the first printing of Jonathan Swift's satire on the Parliament of Ireland, "A character, panegyric, and description of the Legion Club".
- 19 June - Charles Cobbe, at this time Church of Ireland Bishop of Kildare, purchases the Newbridge Estate in County Kildare.
- 27 July - Riots in east London protesting at Irish immigrants to England providing cheap labour.
- 6 October - James Hamilton begins publication of the Dublin Daily Advertiser.
- James Gallagher, Roman Catholic Bishop of Raphoe, publishes Sixteen Irish Sermons, in an easy and familiar stile, on useful and necessary subjects, in English characters, as being the more familiar to the generality of our Irish clergy in Dublin.
Arts and literature
- Paul becomes the first of the Swiss Lafranchini brothers to come to Ireland where he produces rococo stucco work for the architect Richard Cassels.
- October - Boyle Roche, politician (died 1807).
- John Alexander, nonconformist minister and writer (died 1765).
- Robert Jephson, soldier, politician and dramatist (died 1803).