1807 in Ireland
Events from the year 1807 in Ireland.
|See also:||1807 in the United Kingdom|
Other events of 1807
List of years in Ireland
- March – Sir Arthur Wellesley is appointed Chief Secretary for Ireland.
- 18 May – exiled Irish rebel Michael Dwyer is acquitted of a charge of conspiring to mount an Irish insurrection against British rule in New South Wales (Australia), but subsequently stripped of his free settler status.
- 20 November – sinking of the Rochdale and the Prince of Wales: The British troopships Rochdale (brig) and Prince of Wales (packet ship) sink in a storm in Dublin Bay with the loss of around 400 lives.
Arts and literatureEdit
- 28 January – Robert McClure, Arctic explorer (died 1873).
- 7 March – John McCaul, educator, theologian, and the second president of the University of Toronto (died 1887).
- 10 March – James Fintan Lalor, revolutionary, journalist and writer (died 1849).
- 9 September – Richard Chenevix Trench, né Richard Trench, Archbishop of Dublin (Church of Ireland) (died 1886).
- 27 September – John T. Mullock, Roman Catholic Bishop of St. John's, Newfoundland (died 1869).
- 23 October – Baroness Tautphoeus, née Jemima Montgomery, novelist (died 1893).
- 14 December – Francis Hincks, politician in Canada (died 1885).
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- "Historical Coastal Walking Tour" (PDF). Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown County Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 February 2012. Retrieved 31 July 2012.