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8-Apr-1861Census of City of Dublin taken, showing the population of Dublin, within the Municipal Boundary, to be, males, 117,774 ; females, 136,519 ; total, 254,293 : being a decrease on the Census of 1851, of 4,068. Suburbs of the city (included in the County of Dublin in 1851), 22,904 males, 27,581 females, total, 50,485 : showing an increase on the Census of 1851, of 8,687 persons. The total population of Dublin and its suburbs, 304,778. 
22-Aug-1861Arrival in Dublin of Her Majesty the Queen and the Prince Consort. On the 24th, the Queen and Prince Consort reviewed the troops at the Camp at the Curragh, where the Prince of Wales had been performing military duties for some months. After staying a few days in Ireland, and visiting Killarney, where Her Majesty and the Prince Consort were entertained by the Right Hon. Viscount Castlerosse, M.P., and the Right Hon. Colonel Henry Herbert, M.F., the Royal party embarked at Kingstown, on their way to Balmoral, where they arrived on the 31st. 
11-Sep-1861Grand ball given at the Mansion House by the Right Hon. Richard Atkinson, Lord Mayor, which was honoured by the presence of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. 
18-Dec-1861Meeting called by the Lord Mayor at the Mansion House, "for the purpose of considering the propriety of paying a tribute of national respect to the memory of the late Right Hon. the Earl of Eglinton and Winton, K.T., &c. in consideration of his great exertions to advance the material interests of Ireland," postponed until the 31st, in consequence of the death of His Royal Highness the Prince Consort, who expired at Windsor Castle, on the 14lth, after a few days' illness, deeply mourned by all Her Majesty's faithful subjects, as an irreparable loss to Her Majesty, the Royal Family, and the Nation. 
7-Jul-1862Foundation stone of the new College of Physicians in Kildare-street, laid by His Excellency the Earl of Carlisle, K.G., Lord Lieutenant; Dominic J. Corrigan, M.D., President of the College. 
20-Jul-1862(Sunday) Foundation stone of the Roman Catholic University, to be erected at Drumcondra, laid. 
11-Aug-1862Foundation stone of the new Church of St. Andrew's, St. Andrew's-street, laid by His Excellency the Earl of Carlisle, K.G., Lord Lieutenant. 
26-Nov-1863Foundation stone of the Presbyterian Church, Rutland-square, laid by the donor of it, Alexander Findlater, Esq. 
8-Aug-1864Foundation Stone of a monument to Daniel O'Connell laid in Sackville street. 
17-Nov-1864The Presbyterian Church, Rutland square, opened for public worship by the Rev. Dr. Cooke, LL.D., of Belfast. The site of this church was purchased by the Presbyterian congregation, worshipping in Mary's Abbey, at a cost of £2,600. The church, the gift of Alexander Findlater, esq., cost £14,000. Architect, Thomas Heaton,esq., Perth. Builder, Mr. S. H. Bolton, Dublin. The congregation have placed a beautiful stained glass window in the southern end of the church, the work of James Ballantine and Son, of Edinburgh, commemorative of the donor's gift. 

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