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Dublin Almanack

01/01/1776

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382 Remarkable Events. 4000 houses erected in Dublin and its suburbs, since 1711; computing 8 persons to each house, the in- crease of inhabitants is 32,000. The hospital for Incurables, on Lazer's hill, opened. Essex- bridge began to be re built.— Finished in 1756. Total expence, 20,661 /. iij. 4/ St. Werburgh's church a second time burnt.— Re- built in 1759 The first time burnt in 1301. St. Thomas's church began to be built.— Finished, opened, and consecrated in 1762. Statue of George II. erected in St. Stephen's- green. Theatre in Crow- street opened. New front of Trinity college finished. Act passed for regulating the corporation of Dublin. St. Catherine's- church began to be re built.— Opened in 1769. The old church erected 1105. The light- house, in Poolbeg, ( designed and executed by John Smyth, Esq;) began to be built.— Finished in 1768. New Canal, adjoining the city bason, began.— Sub- scribers incorporated by act of parliament in 1772. The Hibernian hospital, for the reception of soldiers children, began to be built in the Phoenix- park.—— Opened in 1770.— Foundation- stone of a chapel to ditto, laid the 10th of May, 1771.— Opened the 4th of july, 1773, The bill for limiting the duration of parliaments re- ceived the royal assent, at Dublin, the 16th of Feb. A Spire erected on St. Werburgh's steeple. The foundation- stone of the Royal- Exchange was laid. New Meath- hospital, the like. Marine- Nursery, the like. Opened in 1773. New chapel to the work- house opened the 7th of April. Foundation- stone of the new Blue- coat- hospital, in Ox- mantown- green, laid by his excellency, earl Harcourt. Foundation- stone of the new goal laid in the Green- street, by the Rt. Hon. Lord Annaly, the 28th of Oct. St. John's- church rebuilt. Opened the 7th of Nov. Houfe of Industry opened. Act passed for a new general pavement ; and for establishing of Market- Lying- in and Inoculation charity instituted. New Four- courts Marshalsea began to be buiit. ADDITIONAL
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