1841 in Ireland
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Other events of 1841
List of years in Ireland
Events from the year 1841 in Ireland.
- 6 June – United Kingdom Census: the first thorough census is completed and the population of Ireland is calculated to be just under 8.25 million.
- 1 November – Daniel O'Connell is elected as the first Roman Catholic Lord Mayor of Dublin in centuries.
- 3 November – foundation stone for Saint Malachy's Church, Belfast is laid (completed in 1844).
- Ennis Friary refounded by Franciscans.
- The Cork Examiner newspaper is founded by John Francis Maguire in support of the Catholic Emancipation and tenant rights work of Daniel O'Connell.
- Ulster Canal completed.
- Anthony Trollope moves to Ireland as an official of the General Post Office, initially settling in Banagher.
Arts and literature
- Charles Lever's novel Charles O'Malley, the Irish Dragoon is published in Dublin.
- 12 February – Windham Wyndham-Quin, 4th Earl of Dunraven and Mount-Earl, peer (died 1926).
- 30 April – Charles Cooper Penrose-Fitzgerald, admiral in the Royal Navy (died 1921).
- 31 August – Patrick Egan, treasurer of the Irish Land League, fled to the United States, United States Minister to Chile (died 1919).
- 10 September – Max Arthur Macauliffe, British administrator, scholar and author (died 1913).
- 31 October – Abraham Dowdney, United States Representative from New York and officer in the Union army in the American Civil War (died 1886).
- 5 December – Marcus Daly, businessman in America (died 1900).
- 22 December – Thomas McCarthy Fennell, Fenian political prisoner transported to Western Australia (died 1914).
- 7 January – James Arthur O'Connor, painter (born 1792).
- 17 March – Tyrone Power, actor, comedian, author and theatrical manager (born 1795).
- 18 April – Somerset Lowry-Corry, 2nd Earl Belmore, politician and statesman (born 1774).
- 21 July – Price Blackwood, 4th Baron Dufferin and Claneboye, Royal Navy captain (born 1794).
- 24 August – Thomas Hopkirk, botanist (born 1785 in Scotland).
- 11 November – Catherine McAuley, nun (born 1778).
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- "Daniel O'Connell, Lord Mayor of Dublin, 1841". Multitext Project in Irish History. University College Cork. Retrieved 2012-06-25.
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- Delany, Ruth (1986). A celebration of 250 years of Ireland's Inland Waterways. Belfast: Appletree Press. ISBN 0-86281-200-3.
- Trollope, Anthony (1883). "Chapter 3". An Autobiography. Retrieved 2010-07-02.