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1820Male Patients excluded from admission to the Westmoreland Lock Hospital. Zion Chapel, for a congregation of independents, opened in King's Inns-street. Ebenezer Chapel, D'Olier-street opened; since converted into a paper warehouse. Wesleyan Meetinghouse, lower Abbey-street, commenced. Methodist Meeting-house, South Great George's-street, opened. Dublin Library Society transferred to D'Olier-street. Dublin Chamber of Commerce instituted. 
1821Theatre Royal, Hawkins's-street, opened on 18th January. George IV. visits Dublin; lands at Howth 12th August; makes his public entry into the city 17th August, on which occasion there were public illuminations for two nights; visits all the public institutions; presides at an installation of Knights of St. Patrick in St. Patrick's Cathedral; is present at, the opening of George's Dock, Custom house; and quits Ireland at Dunleary,now Kingstown 3rd September. Population of the parishes and parts of parishes within the lord mayor's jurisdiction, and also within the Grand and Royal Canal - houses, 13,578; inhabitants, 175,585- (2) Of the parishes and parts of parishes within the Canals, whether within or without the lord mayor's jurisdiction - houses, 18,116 ; inhabitants, 224,317. (3) Of the parishes and parts of parishes included in the last article, and also of the parts of the three city parishes, without the Canals - houses, 18,567 ; inhabitants, 227,335. Shelter for Females discharged from Prison, South Circular-road, opened. 
1822Dublin visited by a dreadful storm. Riot in the theatre, on the Marquess of Wellesley, the lord lieutenant's first visit thither, during which a bottle was flung into his Excellency's box. 
1824Foundation of the new Anatomy Buildings, Trinity College, laid. Foundation of the Royal Hibernian Academy for the fine arts, Lower Abbey-street, laid, founded and erected at the expense of the late Francis Johnston, esq., of Eccles-street. New church of St.Stephen, Mount-street, consecrated. St. Paul's Church, North King-street, rebuilt. 
1825Act passed for the assimilation of the currency of Great Britain and Ireland, The city lighted with gas. Union Chapel, Lower Abbey-street, for seceders built. Carmelite chapel, Whitefriar-street, founded. 
1826New Catholic Association formed. The Wellesley Mart, Usher's quay, for encouraging native manufacture, opened. Subscriptions raised for the relief of the suffering weavers in the city and liberties ; sum raised, £13,000. St. Peter's Parochial Dispensary opened. 
1827First stone laid of the King's-bridge, Parkgate-street, to commemorate the visit of George IV. to Ireland. Foundation stone of the Museum, Royal College of Surgeons, laid. Lying-in Institution, Mercer-street, opened. 
9-Jun-1828The first stone of the Model School, North Richmond-street, laid by Daniel O'Connell, Esq., M.P., The Venus steam-packet, between Waterford and Dublin wrecked ; nine lives lost. Brunswick Club formed in Dublin: first meeting held 4th November. First meeting of the Society for the Improvement of Ireland, by improving the waste lands, &c, held at the City Mansion House. A peal of eight bells presented to St. George's Church, by Francis Johnston, Esq., architect New charter granted to the College of Surgeons. Richmond Wesleyan Methodist Meeting-house founded. 
1829Great Protestant meeting at the Rotunda, on the 29th of January, to petition Parliament for the removal of the disabilities affecting the Roman Catholics. Catholic Association dissolved. Roman Catholic Relief Bill passed. Northumberland buildings erected on Eden-quay. Roman Catholic Church of St. Francis Xavier, Upper Gardiner-street, founded. Lying-in Hospital and Ophthalmic Institution, Coombe, opened. Northumberland Buildings, Eden-quay, erected. 
1830King William IV. Proclaimed in Dublin. Valuation of Dublin made under the act 5th George IV., c. 118. The number of houses valued was 17,320, and the amount of valuation £704,757. The Society of Friends of Ireland of all religious denominations put down by proclamation on the 24th March. Those called the Anti-union Society, and the Volunteers of Ireland, prohibited from meeting; by proclamation, dated 18th and 30th October. Subscription raised for the relief of the working weavers, whereby many were sent to England. Law Society for the Improvement of the Attorneys' Profession instituted. Asylum for Penitent Females, Brown-street, opened. 

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