1704 in Ireland
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List of years in Ireland
Events from the year 1704 in Ireland.
- Registration Act, an Act of Parliament of the Parliament of Ireland, one of a series of Penal Laws, requires all existing Roman Catholic priests to register in their local magistrates' court by July 20, to pay two £50 surety bonds for good behavior, and to stay in the county where they registered, with a financial inducement to convert to the Church of Ireland.
- A House of Industry opens in Dublin to accommodate the destitute.
- October 26 – Richard Levinge, member of the Irish House of Commons, is created 1st Levinge Baronet, of High Park in the County of Westmeath.
- Thomas Taylor, member of the Irish House of Commons, is created 1st Taylor Baronet, of Kells in the County of Meath.
Arts and literature
- George Farquhar co-writes the play The Stage-Coach.
- Jonathan Swift publishes his first major satires, A Tale of a Tub and The Battle of the Books, in London.
- January 1 – Dominic Burke Roman Catholic Bishop of Elphin.
- February 20 – Thomas FitzWilliam, 4th Viscount FitzWilliam, statesman (b. c.1640)
- c. February – Sir Thomas Butler, 3rd Baronet, politician.
- August – Francis Taaffe, 3rd Earl of Carlingford, courtier and soldier.
- November – Henry Nugent, soldier.
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- Farquhar, George (1914). Strauss, Louis A., ed. 'A Discourse Upon Comedy', 'The Recruiting Officer' and 'The Beaux’ Stratagem'. Boston, Mass.: D. C. Heath & Co. p. x.
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