1795 in Ireland

1795 in Ireland


*Society of the United Irishmen members including Theobald Wolfe Tone and Henry Joy McCracken meet at Cavehill to the north of Belfast.
*The town of Louisburgh, County Mayo was established by Lord Altamount of Westport to house Catholic refugees who fled sectarian conflict in the north of Ireland.


*5 May - James Haughton, social reformer and temperance activist (d.1873).
*20 May - Francis Murphy, first Roman Catholic bishop of Adelaide, South Australia (d.1858).
*18 July - Hugh McNeile, Anglican churchman (d.1879).
*16 November - Lord Kingsborough, antiquarian (d.1837).

Full date unknown

*George Darley, poet, novelist and critic (d.1846).
*Tyrone Power, actor, comedian, author and theatrical manager (d.1841).


*14 February - Thomas Taylour, 1st Earl of Bective, peer (b.1724).
*22 April - Tadhg Gaedhealach O Suilleabhan, poet.
*11 September - Thomas Browne, 4th Viscount Kenmare, landowner and politician (b.1726).

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