1812 in Ireland

1812 in Ireland


*1 October - James Sadler, an English balloonist, started a balloon flight from Belvedere House near Mullingar in an attempt to cross the Irish Sea. He failed and almost drowned as a result.


*14 May - Charles William Russell, Roman Catholic clergyman and scholar (d.1880).
*19 May - Edwin Wyndham-Quin, 3rd Earl of Dunraven and Mount-Earl, peer (d.1871).
*29 May - Thomas O'Hagan, 1st Baron O'Hagan, Lord Chancellor of Ireland (d.1885).
*5 July - Frederick Edward Maning, writer and judge in New Zealand (d.1883).
*12 July - C. P. Meehan, priest, poet and writer (d.1890).
*4 November - James Alipius Goold, Roman Catholic Bishop and Archbishop of Melbourne (d.1886).

Full date unknown

*George James Allman, naturalist, Emeritus Professor of Natural History in Edinburgh (d.1898).
*David Moriarty, Roman Catholic Bishop of Kerry (d.1877).


*25 April - Edmond Malone, Shakespeare scholar and literary critic (b.1741).
*22 June - Richard Kirwan, scientist (b.1733).
*27 August - John Blaquiere, 1st Baron de Blaquiere, soldier and politician (b.1732).

Full date unknown

*Robert Owenson, actor and author (b.1744).

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