1609 in Ireland
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|See also:||Other events of 1609
List of years in Ireland
Events from the year 1609 in Ireland.
- Plantation of Ulster
- Protestant English and Presbyterian Scots settlers are imported directly by undertakers with the sanction of King James VI and I taking over forfeited estates of rebel leaders.
- (July) The King submits Motives and Reasons to induce the City of London to undertake the Plantation in the North of Ireland to the City of London.
- John Taylor is granted 1,500 acres (6 km²) of arable land in Ballyhaise, County Cavan.
- June 29 – Richard Wingfield is granted the Powerscourt Estate in County Wicklow for his part in suppressing Cahir O'Doherty's rebellion (1608).
- Arthur Chichester, Lord Deputy of Ireland, has 1,300 former Gaelic soldiers deported from Ulster to serve in the Swedish Army.
- Kilkenny is granted a royal charter by James I.
- James I issues letters patent granting the Church of St. Colman in Dromore the title and status of The Cathedral Church of Christ the Redeemer.
- Randal MacDonnell, 1st Marquess of Antrim, Roman Catholic landowner in Ireland and Scotland and political intriguer (d. 1683)
- Possible date – William Tirry, priest and Catholic martyr (d. 1654)
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