1759 in Ireland
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List of years in Ireland
Events from the year 1759 in Ireland.
- Restrictions on import of Irish cattle into England are removed.
- Henry Flood enters the Parliament of Ireland as a member for Kilkenny.
- Planned French Invasion of Britain: France considers offering the Kingdom of Ireland to a Stuart pretender.
- Formation of the Irish Catholic Committee, of Dublin merchants and professionals loyal to the British monarchy.
- 31 December – Arthur Guinness leases the St. James's Gate Brewery in Dublin.
Arts and literature
- West front of Trinity College, Dublin on College Green completed by architects Henry Keene and John Sanderson.
- 5 March – Thomas Bray, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Cashel (died 1820).
- 9 September – Hercules Taylour, soldier and politician (died 1790).
- Adam Buck, miniaturist and portrait painter (died 1833 in London).
- James Craig, politician (died 1833).
- Charles Osborne, lawyer and politician (died 1817).
- Approximate date
- 16 February – Bartholomew Mosse, surgeon, impresario, founded the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin (born 1712).
- Richard Pockrich, inventor of the Angelic organ (born c. 1690).
- Henry Singleton, judge (born 1682).
- Moody, T. W.; Martin, F. X., eds. (1967). The Course of Irish History. Cork: Mercier Press. p. 373.CS1 maint: Uses editors parameter (link)