1893 in Ireland
Events from the year 1893 in Ireland.
|See also:||1893 in the United Kingdom|
Other events of 1893
List of years in Ireland
- January – the National Labour League, a predecessor of the Irish Land and Labour Association, is founded in Kanturk, County Cork.
- 19 January – Michael Logue is created a cardinal, the first Archbishop of Armagh to be so elevated.
- February – Prime Minister of the United Kingdom W. E. Gladstone introduces his second Home Rule Bill to the House of Commons of the United Kingdom, where it is passed. The biggest opposition to Home Rule manifests itself in Ulster, particularly amongst Protestants.
- 26 April – Edward Carson is called to the English Bar at the Middle Temple
- 19 May – the neoclassical Roman Catholic St Mel's cathedral, Longford (foundation stone laid 1840 and opened for worship in 1856), is consecrated.
- 31 July – Douglas Hyde, Eoin MacNeill, Eugene O'Growney and Thomas O'Neill Russell establish the Gaelic League to encourage the preservation of Irish culture, with Hyde becoming its first president.
- 8 September – Gladstone's second Home Rule Bill is rejected by the House of Lords.
Arts and literatureEdit
- 26 January – Kitty Kiernan, fiancée of Michael Collins (died 1945)
- 5 February – John Lymbrick Esmonde, soldier, Fine Gael TD (died 1958).
- 22 February – Peadar O'Donnell, Irish Republican socialist, Marxist activist and writer (died 1986).
- 6 March – Denis Rolleston Gwynn, journalist, author and professor of modern Irish history (died 1973).
- 4 April – Dick McKee, Irish Republican Army member in Easter Rising (shot by Crown forces 1920).
- 14 May – George McElroy, Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force pilot during World War I (killed in action 1918).
- 9 June – Cathal O'Shannon, politician, trade unionist and journalist (died 1969).
- 14 June – Séamus Burke, Sinn Féin TD, a founder-member of Cumann na nGaedheal and later Fine Gael (died 1967).
- 26 July – E. R. Dodds, classical scholar (died 1973).
- 10 August – Mick O'Brien, soccer player and manager (died 1940).
- 30 September – Seán MacEoin, major general, Fine Gael TD and Cabinet Minister (died 1973).
- 26 October – Thomas MacGreevy, poet and director of the National Gallery of Ireland (died 1967).
- 1 November – Neal Blaney, Fianna Fáil TD, Seanad member (died 1948).
- 9 November – Liam Lynch, commanding general of the anti-Treaty Irish Republican Army during the Irish Civil War (shot and killed 1923).
- 20 December
- Eddie Duffy, traditional Irish musician (died 1986).
- Billy McCandless, footballer and football manager (died 1955).
- Full date unknown
- Tomás Bairéad, journalist and author (died 1973).
- Frank Gallagher, Irish Volunteer and author (died 1962).
- Mick Kenny, Galway hurler (died 1959).
- Harry Midgley, Northern Ireland Labour Party member of the Parliament of Northern Ireland and alderman of Belfast (died 1957).
- Seán Russell, Irish republican and a chief of staff of the Irish Republican Army (died 1940).
- 3 March – Hugh Nelson, politician in Canada and Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia (born 1830).
- 16 April – William Davis Ardagh, lawyer, judge and politician in Canada (born 1828).
- 27 April – John Ballance, 14th Premier of New Zealand (born 1839).
- 5 September – Mike Cleary, boxer (born 1858).
- 8 November – Arnaud-Michel d'Abbadie, geographer (born 1815).
- 28 December – James Donnelly, Bishop of the Diocese of Clogher (born 1823).
- Lane, Pádraig G. (1993). "The Land and Labour Association 1894–1914". Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society. 98: 91, 109.
- Stewart, A. T. Q. (1981). Edward Carson. Gill's Irish Lives. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan.
- "St. Mel's Cathedral destroyed by fire". Longford Leader. 25 December 2009. Archived from the original on 17 January 2010. Retrieved 2009-12-25.
- "Cultural Revival". A Short History of Ireland. BBC. Retrieved 2013-03-27.
- Yeats' collected editions feature a section titled The Rose, which is dated 1893, but Yeats never published a book titled "The Rose".
- Hayes, Dean (2006). Northern Ireland International Football Facts. Belfast: Appletree Press. p. 153. ISBN 0-86281-874-5.