1811 in Ireland
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|See also:||1811 in the United Kingdom|
Other events of 1811
List of years in Ireland
Events from the year 1811 in Ireland.
- Kildare Place Society (formally, The Society for Promoting the Education of the Poor in Ireland) founded as a non-denominational organisation by a group of Dublin philanthropists.
- 4 December – Royal Navy frigate HMS Saldanha (1809) is driven in a gale onto rocks in Lough Swilly with no survivors from the estimated 253 aboard.
Arts and literature
- 21 January – James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn, politician and twice Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (died 1885).
- 10 March – Yankee Sullivan, bare knuckle fighter and boxer (died 1856).
- 11 March – Lady Katherine Sophia Kane née Baily, botanist (died 1886).
- 11 November – John Egan, businessman and politician in Ottawa (died 1857).
- Moody, T. W.; Martin, F. X., eds. (1967). The Course of Irish History. Cork: Mercier Press. p. 374.
- Corcoran, T., ed. (1916). "A.D. 1813: First Report of the Society for Promoting the Education of the Poor of Ireland (The 'Kildare Place Society')". State Policy in Irish Education, A.D. 1536 to 1816, exemplified in documents. Dublin: Fallon. pp. 203–7. Retrieved 2012-08-01.
- Hepper, David J. (1994). British Warship Losses in the Age of Sail, 1650–1859. Rotherfield: Jean Boudriot. ISBN 0-948864-30-3.