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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. 
24-Feb-1865St. Patrick's Cathedral re-opened, after its restoration through the munificence of Sir Benjamin Lee Guinness, bart., at a cost of over £150,000, in presence of His Excellency the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, and a number of distinguished personages, when the sermon at morning prayers was preached by the Most Rev. Dr. Trench, Archbishop of Dublin, and the sermon in the evening was preached by the Hon. and Rev. William Conyngham Plunket, Treasurer of the Cathedral. 
9-May-1865The Dublin International Exhibition inaugurated by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, representing Her Majesty for the occasion. Nearly 10,000 visitors were present. 
15-Sep-1865The office of the Irish People newspaper in Parliament-street was forcibly entered by the Dublin Police, the types and presses, &c, seized, and the persons found on the premises arrested, and charged with being members of the Fenian Brotherhood, and engaged in a treasonable conspiracy against Her Majesty's Government. Several others were arrested in Dublin, and some in Cork, so that nearly all the prominent members of the Fenian conspiracy were promptly taken into custody. 
9-Nov-1865The Dublin International Exhibition formally closed, having been open 159 days and 51 evenings. The entire number of admissions of every kind exceeded 900,000, being an average of about 5,000 by day and 3,000 by night. 
10-Nov-1865James Stephens, the reputed Head Centre of the Fenian Brotherhood, and for whose capture a reward of £200 had been offered, is apprehended and committed for trial. 
24-Nov-1865The "Head Centre" of the Fenian conspiracy, James Stephens, escapes from Richmond Bridewell, and the Government offer a reward of £1,000 for his recapture, and £300 for the arrest of any accomplice in his escape. 
27-Nov-1865Trials of the Fenian prisoners for treason-felony, by Special Commission, commence in Dublin, before the Right Hon. Justice Keogh and the Right Hon. Justice Fitzgerald. 

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