1728 in Ireland
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List of years in Ireland
Events from the year 1728 in Ireland.
- May 6 – Disenfranchising Act, an Act of the Parliament of Ireland, one of a series of Penal Laws, prohibiting all Roman Catholics from voting, receives royal assent.
Arts and literature
- Matthew Dubourg becomes Master and Composer of State Music of Dublin.
- August 18 – James Caulfeild, 1st Earl of Charlemont, statesman, first President of the Royal Irish Academy, president of the volunteer convention in Dublin, 1783 (d. 1799)
- November 10 – Oliver Goldsmith, writer, poet and physician (d. 1774)
- Nicholas Sheehy, Roman Catholic priest, opponent of the Penal Laws, executed (d. 1766)
- January 28 – Esther Johnson, friend of Jonathan Swift (b. 1681)
- Rev. Caleb Threlkeld, botanist (b. 1676)
- Simms, J. G. (March 1960). "Irish Catholics and the Parliamentary Franchise, 1692–1728". Irish Historical Studies. 12 (45): 28–37. JSTOR 30005038.
- James Prior (sir.) (1837). The life of Oliver Goldsmith. Murray. p. 14. Retrieved 17 March 2015.
- John W. Cousin (1938). Biographical Dictionary of English Literature. Library of Alexandria. ISBN 978-1-4655-7188-5. Retrieved 17 March 2015.