1775 in Ireland
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List of years in Ireland
Events from the year 1775 in Ireland.
- Henry Flood accepts a seat on the Privy Council of Ireland and becomes vice-treasurer.
- Henry Grattan enters the Parliament of Ireland and becomes leader of the "patriot party".
- Approximate date – Dark Hedges planted.
Arts and literature
- 17 January – Richard Brinsley Sheridan's first play, the comedy of manners The Rivals, is premiered at the Covent Garden Theatre, London.
- Robert Jephson's tragedy Braganza is first performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London.
- 3 March – Henry Prittie, 2nd Baron Dunalley, politician (died 1854).
- 25 April – William Warren Baldwin, doctor, businessman, lawyer, judge, architect and political figure in Upper Canada (died 1844).
- 6 August – Daniel O'Connell, politician, campaigner for Catholic Emancipation and Repeal of the Union (died 1847).
- 30 September – Robert Adrain, scientist and mathematician in America (died 1843).
- 27 April – John Rutty, Quaker physician and naturalist (born c. 1697 in England).
- 31 December – Richard Montgomery, soldier, major general in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War (born 1738).
- Moody, T. W.; Martin, F. X., eds. (1967). The Course of Irish History. Cork: Mercier Press. p. 373.