1829 in Ireland
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Other events of 1829
List of years in Ireland
- 13 April - The Roman Catholic Relief Act, granting Catholic Emancipation, becomes law, thanks to Daniel O'Connell and the Catholic Association. Roman Catholics are eligible to sit in the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and in the judiciary. However, Forty Shilling Freeholders are disenfranchised by raising the value of the property qualification to vote in county constituencies to ten pounds.
- 12 July - Orange Institution parades in Belfast are banned, leading to demonstrations and serious rioting in Belfast. This spreads to County Armagh and County Tyrone, lasting several days and resulting in at least 20 deaths.
- New Roman Catholic Newry Cathedral opened.
- Congregational Union of Ireland founded.
Arts and literature
- Irish sculptor John Hogan in Rome carves the first version of The Dead Christ.
- Gerald Griffin's novel The Collegians is published.
- 16 February - Matthew Cooke, economic entomologist in California (died 1887).
- 10 May - John Joseph Hogan, first Bishop of the Dioceses of Saint Joseph, Missouri and Kansas City, Missouri (died 1913).
- 15 May - Alexander Martin Sullivan, journalist, politician and lawyer (died 1884).
- 3 August - Henry Benedict Medlicott, geologist (died 1905).
- 5 August - William Coffey, soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1855 at Sebastopol, the Crimea (died 1875).
- 20 November - Charles Graham Halpine, journalist, editor and author (died 1868).
- 29 December - Ulick Joseph Bourke, scholar and writer who founded the Gaelic Union (died 1887).
Full date unknown
- Thomas Kingsmill Abbott, scholar and educator (died 1913).
- Thomas Henry Burke, Permanent Under Secretary at the Irish Office, assassinated in the Phoenix Park Murders (died 1882).
- Garrett Byrne, Irish nationalist and MP (died 1897).
- James Owens, soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1854 at Sebastopol, in the Crimea (died 1901).
- 28 January (hanged in Edinburgh) - William Burke, murderer (born 1792).
- 21 April - William Edgeworth, civil engineer (born 1794?).
- June - James Magauran, Roman Catholic Bishop of Ardagh and Clonmacnoise (born 1769/71).
- 8 October - Patrick Kelly, Roman Catholic Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (born 1779).
- December - St George Daly, lawyer (born 1758).
- Jeremiah Joseph Callanan, poet and teacher (born 1795).
- Moody, T. W.; Martin, F. X., ed. (1967). The Course of Irish History. Cork: Mercier Press. p. 255.
- "Parades and Marches - Chronology 2: Historical Dates and Events". Conflict Archive on the Internet (CAIN). Retrieved 2010-01-28.
- Thomas Burke : Oxford Biography Index entry