1815 in Ireland
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Other events of 1815
List of years in Ireland
Events from the year 1815 in Ireland.
- March 28 - Laying of the foundation stone of the Metropolitan Chapel (later known as the Catholic Pro-Cathedral), Marlborough Street, Dublin.
- March - Poet William Drennan's Fugitive pieces in verse and prose published in Belfast.
- June 4 - Lighthouse on Tuskar Rock first illuminated.
- July 6 - Charles Bianconi runs his first car (i.e. horse-drawn carriage) for conveyance of passengers, from Clonmel to Cahir.
- The river paddle steamer City of Cork is launched at Passage West, the first steamboat built in Ireland.
- The Religious Sisters of Charity are founded by Mary Aikenhead in Dublin.
- The Dublin Society purchases Leinster House, home of the Duke of Leinster, and founds a natural history museum there.
- Tenter House erected in Cork Street, Dublin, financed by Thomas Pleasants.
- St. Brendan's Hospital officially opened as the Richmond Lunatic Asylum, a national institution.
- 11 June - Hans Crocker, lawyer and Wisconsin politician (died 1889).
- 24 July - Arnaud-Michel d'Abbadie, geographer (died 1893).
- 24 July - John Thomas Ball, lawyer, politician and Lord Chancellor of Ireland, 1875 - 1881 (died 1898).
- August - Edmond Burke Roche, 1st Baron Fermoy, politician (died 1874).
- 3 November - John Mitchel, nationalist activist, solicitor and journalist (died 1875).
- 31 December - Chartres Brew, Gold commissioner, Chief Constable and judge in the Colony of British Columbia (died 1870).
Full date unknown
- Alfred Elmore, painter (died 1881).
- William Wilde, surgeon, author and father of Oscar Wilde (died 1876).
- Kennedy, John (1903). The History of Steam Navigation. Liverpool: Birchall. p. 13.
- M'Gregor, John James (1821). New Picture of Dublin. Dublin: C.P. Archer.