1805 in Ireland
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List of years in Ireland
Events from the year 1805 in Ireland.
- August - Rebel leader Michael Dwyer, held without sentence in Kilmainham Gaol, is transported to Sydney (Australia), where he lands as a free settler in February 1806.
- 21 October - Battle of Trafalgar: A British Royal Navy fleet led by Admiral Horatio Nelson defeats a combined French and Spanish fleet off the coast of Spain. Almost 4,000 of the 18,000 men on the British ships were born in Ireland.
- Mary Tighe's poem Psyche, or the Legend of Love
- 2 January - John Hogan, businessman and United States Representative from Missouri (died 1892).
- 5 April - Samuel Forde, painter from Cork (died 1828).
- 4 August - William Rowan Hamilton, mathematician, physicist, and astronomer (died 1865).
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- James Bronterre O'Brien, Chartist leader, reformer and journalist (died 1864).
- Jon Riley, deserter from United States Army, a founder of the San Patricios (died 1850).
- Anthony Coningham Sterling, British Army officer and historian (died 1871).
- William Thompson, naturalist (died 1852).
- 27 April - William Trench, 1st Earl of Clancarty, politician and statesman (born 1741).
- 7 May - William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne, British Whig statesman, Home Secretary in 1782 and Prime Minister 1782-1783 (born 1737).
- 18 June - Arthur Murphy, editor and writer (born 1727).
- 27 July - Brian Merriman, Irish language poet and teacher (b. c. 1749).
- August - John Talbot Dillon, traveller and historical writer (b. c. 1740).
- 8 December - Rose ffrench, 1st Baroness ffrench.