1830 in Ireland
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Other events of 1830
List of years in Ireland
- February - First Roman Catholics take their seats in the House of Commons at Westminster, among then Daniel O'Connell (for County Clare) and Richard More O'Ferrall (Kildare).
- 12 July - Orange Institution parades lead to confrontations between Orangemen and Ribbonmen in Maghera and Castledawson in County Londonderry. Several Catholic homes are burned by Protestants following these clashes.
- July - Potato crop failure the previous year leads to widespread famine. Food riots in Limerick and Leitrim.
- August - First Dublin Horse Show.
- November - Ribbonmen attack an Orange band, puncturing some of their drums. The Orangemen retaliate by burning the Catholic village of Maghery, County Armagh, to the ground.
- The Remonstrant Synod of Ulster is formed by non-subscribing Presbyterians.
- T. & A. Mulholland open the 8000-spindle York Street flax mill in Belfast.
- Austins established in the Diamond, Derry. As of 2010 it will be the world's oldest independent department store.
- Sir Jonah Barrington (being resident in France to avoid his creditors) is removed from the judiciary following an Address to the King by both Houses of Parliament, a unique event.
- William Carleton publishes Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry and Confessions of a Reformed Ribbonman, a fictionalised account of the Wildgoose Lodge Murders of 1816.
- The private Markree Observatory is set up.
January to June
- 1 January - William James Lendrim, soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1855 at the Siege of Sevastopol, Crimea (died 1891).
- 10 April - John Sullivan, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1855 at Sebastopol, in the Crimea (died 1884).
- 1 May - Mary Harris "Mother" Jones, labor and community organizer, member of the Industrial Workers of the World, and Socialist in America (died 1930).
- 12 May - Maurice O'Rorke, politician and Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives (died 1916).
- 25 May - Hugh Nelson, politician in Canada and Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia (died 1893).
July to December
- 23 July - John O' Leary, Fenian poet (died 1907).
- 12 August - John O'Connor, painter (died 1889).
- 29 August - Charles Bowen, politician in New Zealand (died 1917).
- 16 September - Patrick Francis Moran, third Archbishop of Sydney (died 1911).
- 20 September - Arthur Thomas Moore, soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1857 at the Battle of Khushab, Persia (died 1913).
- 20 September - Hans Garrett Moore, soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1877 at Komgha, South Africa (died 1889).
- October - John Connors, soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1855 at Sebastopol in the Crimea (died 1857).
- 22 November - Justin McCarthy, politician, historian and novelist (died 1912).
- 24 December - Harry Hammon Lyster, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1858 at Calpee, India (died 1922).
Full date unknown
- Brian Dillon, Fenian leader (d. c1872).
- Robert Dwyer Joyce, music collector and writer (died 1883).
- Charles McCorrie, soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1855 at Sebastopol, in the Crimea (died 1857).
- William R. Roberts, diplomat, Fenian Society member and United States Representative from New York (died 1897).
- Eyre Massey Shaw, Superintendent of the (London) Metropolitan Fire Brigade (died 1908).
- 26 June - George IV of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (born 1762).
- 11 October - Richard John Uniacke, lawyer, politician, member of Nova Scotia Legislative Assembly and Attorney General of Nova Scotia (born 1753).
- Fisher, D. R. (2009). The House of Commons, 1820-1832. History of Parliament VI. Cambridge University Press. pp. 535–6.
- "Parades and Marches - Chronology 2: Historical Dates and Events". Conflict Archive on the Internet (CAIN). Retrieved 28 January 2010.
- "History of Irish Linen". Thomas Ferguson Irish Linen. 2009. Retrieved 2012-04-05.
- Hamill, Norman (2008). "About Us - Seven Generations". Austins. Retrieved 2010-11-05.
- O'Day, Alan. "O'Leary, John (1830–1907)", Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, September 2004; online edn, May 2006.