1669 in Ireland
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List of years in Ireland
Events from the year 1669 in Ireland.
- January 11 – Peter Talbot is appointed Roman Catholic Archbishop of Dublin and Primate of Ireland (consecrated at Antwerp 29 April (9 May New Style)).
- March 8 – James Lynch is appointed Roman Catholic Archbishop of Tuam (consecrated at Ghent 6 May (16 May NS)).
- March 26 – a royal charter is granted to the trust established by Erasmus Smith for the provision of grammar schools in Ireland, under which
- May–August – George Fox, founder of the Quakers, visits Ireland. William Penn also returns to Ireland this year.
- July 9 – Oliver Plunkett is appointed Roman Catholic Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland (consecrated at Ghent 21 November (1 December NS)).
- July 12 – Henry Boyle, 1st Baron Carleton, Chancellor of the Exchequer of England and Lord Treasurer of Ireland (d. 1725)
- Sir Tristram Beresford, 3rd Baronet, politician (d. 1701)
- William Cairnes, merchant and politician (d. 1707)
- Christopher Fleming, 17th Baron Slane, soldier and politician (d. 1726)
- Thomas Nugent, 4th Earl of Westmeath, soldier and noble (d. 1752)
- William Southwell, soldier and politician (d. 1720)
- Moody, T. W.; et al., eds. (1982). A Chronology of Irish History to 1976. A New History of Ireland, VIII. Oxford University Press. p. 246. ISBN 0198217447.
- "History of Drogheda Grammar School". Drogheda Grammar School. Retrieved 2012-08-30.
- "History & Traditions". The King's Hospital. Retrieved 2012-08-30.
- Penn, William (1952). Grubb, Isabel, ed. My Irish Journal, 1669–1670. London: Longmans.