1833 in Ireland
Events from the year 1833 in Ireland
August – Mount Melleray Abbey in the Knockmealdown Mountains is founded, the first Cistercian foundation in Ireland in modern times.
10 August – major fire in stores of The Custom House, Dublin, sets River Liffey aflame.
28 August – the school which will evolve into Castleknock College is opened in Dublin by the Vincentian community.
Katherine Sophia Kane's The Irish Flora is published anonymously.
Arts and literature
Early – Gustavus Vaughan Brooke, aged 14, makes his stage debut, at the Dublin Theatre, playing William Tell.
21 January – Joseph Prosser, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1855 at Sevastopol, Crimea (died 1869).
8 February – Launt Thompson, sculptor (died 1894).
25 March – Sir Theobald Hubert Burke, 13th Baronet (died 1909).
4 May – Michael N. Nolan, U.S. Representative from New York, mayor of Albany (died 1905).
29 May – William Hare, 3rd Earl of Listowel, peer and Liberal politician (died 1924).
4 June – Garnet Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley, soldier (died 1913).
17 July – Hugh Talbot Burgoyne, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1855 in the Sea of Azov, Crimea (died 1870).
3 November – William Knox Leet, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1879 at Inhlobana, Zululand, South Africa (died 1898).
7 November – William Temple, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1863 at Rangiriri, New Zealand (died 1919).
Henry James O'Farrell, would-be assassin (executed 1868 in Australia).
28 March – William Thompson, political and philosophical writer and social reformer (born 1775).
3 May – Nicholas Tuite MacCarthy, Jesuit preacher (born 1769).
Brian Friel's play Translations (premiered 1980) is set in County Donegal in 1833.