1892 in Ireland
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Other events of 1892
List of years in Ireland
Events from the year 1892 in Ireland.
- 1 July – Edward Carson sworn in as Solicitor-General for Ireland.
- 9 July – in the General Election, Edward Carson, standing as a Liberal Unionist, is elected to one of two Trinity College, Dublin seats.
- 21 August – the Roman Catholic St. Macartan's Cathedral, Monaghan, is dedicated.
- 25 November – Douglas Hyde lectures to the National Literary Society on The Necessity for de-anglicising the Irish People, a precursor to the founding of the Gaelic League.
- The Belfast Labour Party, the first Socialist Party in Ireland, is established in Belfast.
- Free primary schooling and compulsory education up to the age of 14 is introduced through the Irish Education Act.
- The Roman Catholic Ballina Cathedral is completed after more than sixty years.
Arts and literature
- The Irish Literary Society is founded by W. B. Yeats, T. W. Rolleston and Charles Gavan Duffy in London, and the National Literary Society by Yeats in Dublin with Douglas Hyde as its first president.
- 22 February – Oscar Wilde stages Lady Windermere's Fan in London.
- Derry Olympic becomes only the second non-Belfast team in the Irish Football League, but only lasted one season.
- The Leinster Football Association is founded as the game's popularity is no longer confined to Ulster.
- The Oval football ground in Belfast is opened as the home of Glentoran.
- The first Irish Golf Championship is held.
- Lahinch Golf Club is founded.
- 10 January – Leo Whelan, painter (died 1956).
- 2 February – Alan McKibbin, businessman and Ulster Unionist Party MP (died 1958).
- 5 March – Tom Hales, Irish Republican Army volunteer, fought in Anglo-Irish War and Irish Civil War (died 1966).
- 4 April – Tom Jameson, cricketer (died 1965).
- 6 May – Edward FitzGerald, 7th Duke of Leinster, peer and gambler (died 1976).
- 7 June – Kevin O'Higgins, Minister for Justice, assassinated by the Irish Republican Army (died 1927).
- 15 August – Derrick Hall, cricketer (died 1947).
- 20 September – Patricia Collinge, actress and writer (died 1974).
- 15 October – James Kempster, cricketer (died 1975).
- 20 October – Eoin O'Duffy, first leader of Fine Gael and the Blueshirts, leader of Irish volunteers on the Nationalist side of the Spanish Civil War (died 1944).
- 26 November – Mike McTigue, boxer, light heavyweight champion of the world 1923–1925 (died 1966).
- 24 December – Claude Joseph Patrick Nunney, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1918 on the Drocourt-Queant Line, France (died 1918).
- 26 January – Bernard Diamond, soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1857 at Bolandshahr, India (born 1827).
- 3 February – "Roaring" Hugh Hanna, Evangelical preacher (born 1821).
- 5 February – John Hogan, businessman and United States Representative from Missouri (born 1805).
- 29 February – John Lucas, soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1861 in New Zealand (born 1827).
- 8 May – James Thomson, engineer and physicist (born 1822).
- 17 May – William Walsh, U.S. Congressman in Maryland (born 1828).
- 29 May – Richard Charles Mayne, British admiral, explorer and MP (born 1835).
- 31 May – John Kean, businessman and politician in Ontario (born 1820).
- August – John Doyle, soldier at the Charge of the Light Brigade (b. c1828).
- 29 October – William Harnett, painter (born 1848).
- 30 November – Fenton John Anthony Hort, theologian and writer (born 1828).
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