1688 in Ireland
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List of years in Ireland
Events from the year 1688 in Ireland.
- Dame Mary Joseph Butler establishes a Benedictine house in Dublin.
- November 16 – Exiled Irish Catholic widow "Goody" Ann Glover becomes the last person hanged in Boston, Massachusetts, as a witch.
- December 7 – Start of the Siege of Derry. The city gates are locked against the forces of King James II by apprentice boys.
- March 15 – Peter Valesius Walsh, politician (b. c. 1618)
- July 21 – James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde, Anglo-Irish statesman and soldier (b. 1610)
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Nolan, Patrick (1913). "Mary Joseph Butler". In Herbermann, Charles. Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton.
- Historical Records and Studies 17: 70-78.
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- "Parades and Marches – Chronology 2: Historical Dates and Events". Conflict Archive on the Internet (CAIN). Retrieved 2010-01-28.