1639 in Ireland
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List of years in Ireland
Events from the year 1639 in Ireland.
- Richard Nugent, 1st Earl of Westmeath, builds Clonyn Castle overlooking Delvin, County Westmeath.
- Theobald Stapleton publishes (in Brussels) a catechism in the Early Modern Irish language, Catechismus seu doctrina christiana latino-hibernica or, in Irish, Cathcismus sen Adhon, an Teagasc Críostaí iar na foilsiú a Laidin & a Ngaoilaig. It is the first Roman Catholic book in which the Irish language is printed in the antiqua typeface and the first notable attempt to simplify Irish orthography.
Arts and literature
- Autumn - James Shirley's play Saint Patrick for Ireland opens at the Werburgh Street Theatre in Dublin.
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- March 8 - Edward King, Church of Ireland Bishop of Elphin
- July 26 - Henry O'Brien, 5th Earl of Thomond, peer (b. 1588)
- Approximate date - Muircheartach Óg Ó Cíonga, writer and priest (b. c.1562)
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