1824 in Ireland
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Events from the year 1824 in Ireland.
- 19 November - Edward Kernan appointed Roman Catholic Bishop of Clogher, in succession to James Murphy, an office he will hold until 1844.
- Foundation of the Northern Banking Company.
- The Ordnance Survey of Ireland is established.
- The U.K. Weights and Measures Act legally abolishes use of the Irish mile for most official purposes.
- Thomas Crofton Croker publishes his first study of Irish folklore, Researches in the South of Ireland.
- 23 April - William Nash, soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1858 at Lucknow, India (died 1875).
- 28 May - Thomas Croke, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Cashel and Emly, founder patron of the Gaelic Athletic Association (died 1902).
- 26 June - William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, mathematical physicist, engineer, and leader in the physical sciences (died 1907).
- August - Thomas Laughnan, soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1857 at Lucknow, India (died 1864).
- 12 December - William Joseph Corbet, nationalist politician and MP (died 1909).
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- John Coghlan, public works engineer in Argentina (died 1890).
- Thomas Henry FitzGerald, farmer and politician in Queensland,Australia (died 1888).
- Patrick Green, soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1857 at Delhi, India (died 1889).
- John O'Hart, genealogist (died 1902).
- Charles Irwin, soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1857 at Lucknow, India (died 1873).
- James Stephens, founding member of the Fenian Brotherhood movement (died 1901).
- Edward Whelan, politician, one of the Fathers of the Canadian Confederation (died 1867).
- 21 January - Charles MacCarthy, soldier in the French, Dutch and British armies, governor of various British territories in West Africa (born 1764).
- 17 April - William Ashford, landscape painter (born 1746 in England).
- 16 June - Walter Thom, journalist (born 1770 in Scotland).
- 24 August - Valentine Quin, 1st Earl of Dunraven and Mount-Earl, peer (born 1752).
- 30 October - Charles Maturin, clergyman, novelist and playwright (born 1782).
- 9 November - Richard Annesley, 2nd Earl Annesley, politician (born 1745).
- 19 November - Bishop James Murphy, Bishop of Clogher 1801-1824 (born 1744).
- 5 December - Thomas McCord, businessman and politician in Lower Canada (born 1750).
- Smith, Angèle (1998). "Landscapes of Power in Nineteenth Century Ireland: Archaeology and Ordnance Survey Maps". Archaeological Dialogues (Cambridge University Press) 5 (5): 69–84. doi:10.1017/S1380203800001173.
- 5° George IV Cap. 74. Great Britain (1824). The Statutes of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (1807-1865). His Majesty's Statute and Law Printers. pp. 339–354. Retrieved 2011-12-31.
- Austin Bourke, P. M. (March 1965). "Notes on Some Agricultural Units of Measurement in Use in Pre-Famine Ireland". Irish Historical Studies 14 (55): 236–245. JSTOR 30005524.