1799 in Ireland
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List of years in Ireland
Events from the year 1799 in Ireland.
- 15 February – the rebel guerilla leader Michael Dwyer escapes from a gun battle with British troops at Miley Connell's cottage, Dernamuck, in the Glen of Imaal, Wicklow.
- River Shannon made navigable from Limerick to Killaloe.
- 28 February – William Dargan, engineer and railway builder (died 1867).
- 9 August – Henry Maxwell, 7th Baron Farnham, politician and peer (died 1868).
- 12 August – Patrick MacDowell, sculptor (died 1870).
- 26 December – William Kennedy, Scottish poet, journalist and diplomat (died 1871 in France).
- 11 January – Thomas Bermingham, 1st Earl of Louth (born 1717)
- 29 March – Charles Bingham, who was High Sheriff of Mayo in 1756 (born 1735)
- 4 August – James Caulfield, politician, first President of the Royal Irish Academy, president of the volunteer convention in Dublin, 1783 (born 1728).
- 6 December – John Moore, participant in Irish Rebellion of 1798, proclaimed President of the Government of the Province of Connaught (born 1767).