1858 in Ireland

Events

Arts and literature

port

Births

*13 February - James Murray Irwin, British Army doctor (d.1938).
*6 March - Coslett Herbert Waddell, priest and botanist (d.1919).
*2 May - Edith Anna Somerville, novelist (d.1949).
*19 May - Mike Cleary, boxer (d.1893).
*5 October - Thomas Cusack, Democrat U.S. Representative from Illinois (d.1926).

Full date unknown

*Mildred Anne Butler, painter (d.1941).
*Catherine Coll, mother of Éamon de Valera (d.1932).

Deaths

*4 March - John Ryan, soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1857 at Lucknow, India, killed in action (b.1823).
*26 April - Francis Murphy, first Roman Catholic bishop of Adelaide, South Australia (b.1795).
*22 July - Mary Aikenhead, founder of the Sisters of Charity (b.1787).
*28 July - Alexander Wright, soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1855 at Sebastopol, in the Crimea (b.1826).
*17 August - Robert Cane, doctor, member of the Repeal Association and the Irish Confederation, Mayor of Kilkenny (b.1807).

Full date unknown

*John Hogan, sculptor (b.1800).
*Benjamin Lett, bomber and arsonist in America and Canada (b.1813).
*James Roche Verling, British Army surgeon, became personal surgeon to Napoleon Bonaparte on St Helena (b.1787).

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