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1746The circumference of Dublin ascertained to be seven miles arid a quarter. 
1747The Phoenix pillar erected in the Phoenix park by the Earl of Chesterfield. 
1748The south wall from Ringsend commenced, and carried out a mile and a half into the sea. A ring of bells hung in Werburgh's steeple. 
1749Charter of incorporation, and £500, granted to the Dublin Society. Spire erected on St. Patrick's steeple. Mercer's Hospital incorporated. The meeting-house of Wesleyan Methodists in Whitefriar-street founded. 
1751The building of the Lying-in Hospital in Great Britain-street commenced. 
1752The new style commenced, by rejecting eleven days from the calendar; the first of September being reckoned the 12th. 
1753The increase of houses in Dublin since 1711 found to be 4,000; which at an average of eight inhabitants to a house, gives an increase of population of 32,000. The Hospital for incurables removed to Townsend-street. St. Nicholas' Hospital, Francis street, opened. The foundation of a new bridge, on the site of Essex-bridge, laid; on which occasion the equestrian statue of George I. was taken down. 
1754St.Werburgh's Church burnt. The south wall completed to the Pigeon House. 
1756New Essex-bridge finished. St. Patrick's Hospital for lunatics opened. The Lying-in Hospital incorporated, and next year opened for patients. 
1758An equestrian statue of George II. set up in the centre of St. Stephen's-green. Foundation of St. Thomas' Church laid. A theatre opened in Crow-street. 

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