1864 in Ireland

Events from the year 1864 in Ireland.

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1864
in
Ireland

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See also:1864 in the United Kingdom
Other events of 1864
List of years in Ireland

EventsEdit

  • 1 January – civil registry of births, deaths and marriages replaces parish church registers.
  • 30 January – opening of the National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin.
  • May – Theobald Jones presents his Report on the progress made in collecting the Irish lichens to the Natural History Society of Dublin.
  • December – Jane Wilde is found to have libelled Mary Travers; Travers is awarded only a nominal farthing in damages but Lady and the newly-knighted Sir William Wilde have to pay substantial costs.
  • Foundation of the Munster Bank, later rescued as the Munster & Leinster Bank, a constituent of Allied Irish Banks.

Arts and literatureEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ McCormack, W. J. (1997). Sheridan Le Fanu (3rd ed.). Stroud: Sutton Publishing. ISBN 0-7509-1489-0.

Heron, Denis Caulfield (2007), Ireland in 1864, Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, retrieved 13 August 2014