1829 in Ireland


1829 in Ireland

Events

*13 April - Catholic Emancipation Act becomes law, thanks to Daniel O'Connell and the Catholic Association [cite book | last=Moody, TW & Martin, FX (eds)| year=1967 |title=The Course of Irish History | publisher=The Mercier Press | location=Cork, Ireland | pages=p 255] .

Births

*16 February - Matthew Cooke, economic entomologist in California (d.1887).
*10 May - John Joseph Hogan, first Bishop of the Dioceses of Saint Joseph, Missouri and Kansas City, Missouri (d.1913).
*15 May - Alexander Martin Sullivan, journalist, politician and lawyer (d.1884).
*3 August - Henry Benedict Medlicott, geologist (d.1905).
*5 August - William Coffey, soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1855 at Sebastopol, the Crimea (d.1875).
*20 November - Charles Graham Halpine, journalist, editor and author (d.1868).
*29 December - Ulick Joseph Bourke, scholar and writer who founded the Gaelic Union (d.1887).

Full date unknown

*Thomas Kingsmill Abbott, scholar and educator (d.1913).
*Thomas Henry Burke, Permanent Under Secretary at the Irish Office, assassinated in the Phoenix Park Murders (d.1882). [ [http://www.oxforddnb.com/index/101004027/ Thomas Burke : Oxford Biography Index entry] ]
*James Owens, soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1854 at Sebastopol, in the Crimea (d.1901).

Deaths

References


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