1771 in Ireland
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List of years in Ireland
Events from the year 1771 in Ireland.
- 7 August – foundation stone of Clifton House, Belfast, the Belfast Charitable Society's poorhouse, is laid.
- Archbishop Richard Robinson founds the Armagh Public Library.
- William James of Bailieborough emigrates to the Thirteen Colonies of North America where he will make a great fortune in Albany, New York, and become father of Henry James Sr.
- 19 July – Thomas Talbot, soldier and politician in Upper Canada (died 1853).
- 26 October – Juan Mackenna, soldier in Chile (died 1814).
- William Homan, only Dunlum Baronet (died 1852).
- Edward Jordan, rebel, fisherman and pirate in Nova Scotia (executed 1809).
- Edward Kernan, Roman Catholic Bishop of Clogher from 1824 (died 1844).
- Philip Nolan, horse-trader and freebooter (killed 1801 in the United States).
- Approximate date
- 24 September – Arthur Jones-Nevill, Surveyor General of Ireland and politician (born c.1712).
- 4 November – Charles Lucas, apothecary, physician and radical politician (born 1713).
- 25 November – Sir Richard Butler, 5th Baronet, politician (born 1699).
- 18 December – James O'Brien, politician (born 1701?).