1779 in Ireland

1779 in Ireland



*28 May - Thomas Moore, poet, singer, songwriter and entertainer (d.1852).
*17 August - William Corbet, member of the United Irishmen, soldier, Commander-in-Chief to French forces in Greece (d.1842).
*3 November - Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough, British Field Marshal (d.1869).


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