1617 in Ireland
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List of years in Ireland
Events from the year 1617 in Ireland.
- May 8 – title of Baron Hamilton of Strabane in the County of Tyrone created in the Peerage of Ireland for the 13-year-old James Hamilton, Master of Abercorn.
- June – Contention of the bards: Teige MacDaire in a letter to Lughaidh Ó Cléirigh and the northern poets proposes a decisive face-to-face poetic disputation.
- August 19 – Sir Walter Ralegh's last expedition sets out from Cork to cross to South America.
- October 17 – proclamation ordering banishment of Roman Catholic priests educated abroad.
- The De Barry family moves from Barryscourt Castle near Carrigtwohill to Barrymore Castle in Castlelyons.
- Barnabe Rich publishes The Irish Hubbub, or the English Hue and Crie.
- approx. date
- January 29 – William Butler, alchemist (b. c.1534)
- April 10 – David de Barry, 5th Viscount Buttevant, peer (b. c.1550)
- November 10 – Barnabe Rich, English soldier and writer (b. c.1540)
- Aonghus Ruadh na nAor Ó Dálaigh, poet (b. 1550) (murdered)
- Eochaidh Ó hÉoghusa, poet (b. 1567)