1813 in Ireland
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Other events of 1813
List of years in Ireland
Events from the year 1813 in Ireland.
- 26 July – Battle of Garvagh, County Londonderry: Four hundred Catholic Ribbonmen attempt to destroy a tavern in Garvagh where the Orange Lodge meet and are repelled by Protestants with muskets. This was commemorated in the song "The Battle of Garvagh".
- 10 September – the largest meteorite ever to fall on the British Isles lands at Adare, County Limerick. Now held in the Limerick Museum
Arts and literature
- "Poetical Attempts by Hugh Porter, a County of Down weaver" published in Belfast.
- The Patron, or The Festival of Saint Kevin at the Seven Churches, Glendalough painted by Joseph Peacock.
- 6 January – Charles Lanyon, architect (born in England; died 1889).
- 3 February – Thomas Mellon, entrepreneur, lawyer, and judge founder of Mellon Bank (died 1908).
- 2 June – Daniel Pollen, politician, ninth Premier of New Zealand (died 1876).
- 7 June – Sir Thomas Burke, 3rd Baronet, landowner and politician (died 1875).
- 6 September – Isaac Butt, Irish Conservative Party MP and founder of the Home Rule League (died 1879).
- 10 November – Patrick Duggan, Roman Catholic Bishop of Clonfert (died 1896).
- 14 November – Benjamin Lett, bomber and arsonist in America and Canada (died 1858).
- 19 December – Thomas Andrews, chemist and physicist (died 1885).
- 28 May – Edmund Garvey, painter (born 1740).
- Autumn – Henrietta Battier, poet, satirist and actress (born c. 1751).
- "Parades and Marches – Chronology 2: Historical Dates and Events". Conflict Archive on the Internet (CAIN). Retrieved 28 January 2010.
- The Guinness Book of Answers (3rd ed.). Enfield: Guinness Superlatives. 1980. p. 29. ISBN 0-85112-202-7.