1794 in Ireland
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List of years in Ireland
Events from the year 1794 in Ireland.
- 1 January – Lagan Canal opened throughout from Belfast to Lough Neagh.
- 4 May – Dublin Society of United Irishmen suppressed.
- 29 June – physician and poet William Drennan, a leading figure in the Dublin Society of United Irishmen, is tried for seditious libel for circulating a pamphlet Address to the Volunteers in 1792; he is acquitted but withdraws from further direct political commitment.
- Establishment of Ballincollig Gunpowder Mills.
- Mary Leadbeater publishes Extracts and Original Anecdotes for the Improvement of Youth anonymously in Dublin.
- 9 January – Mother Frances Mary Teresa Ball, founder of Irish Branch of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Loreto schools (died 1861).
- 20 February – William Carleton, writer (died 1869).
- 23 April – Benjamin Holmes, businessman and politician in Quebec (died 1865).
- 6 May – Price Blackwood, 4th Baron Dufferin and Claneboye, Royal Navy captain (died 1841).
- 17 May – Anna Brownell Jameson, writer (died 1860).
- 18 July – Feargus O'Connor, political radical and Chartist leader (died 1855 in England)
- 20 November – Eugene O'Curry, scholar (died 1862).
- McCutcheon, W. A. (1965). The Canals of the North of Ireland. Newton Abbot: David and Charles. ISBN 0-7153-4028-X.
- Moody, T. W.; Martin, F. X., eds. (1967). The Course of Irish History. Cork: Mercier Press. p. 374.
- McBride, I. R. (2004). "Drennan, William (1754–1820)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/8046. Retrieved 2013-08-19. (subscription or UK public library membership required)