Sir Humphrey Jervis, developer and Lord Mayor of Dublin builds the first, wooden Ormonde Bridge over the summer months.
The second Ormonde Bridge, of four masonry spans and a wooden drawbridge, opens.
The wooden drawbridge section is replaced by a fifth masonry arch.
Ormonde Bridge is reported as ‘broken’ by floods.
George Semple makes repairs to the bridge foundations.
Mrs Archer’s tavern and part of the south arch and deck of bridge falls into the river, there is no loss of life.
The Ormonde Bridge is in such ruinous state a catastrophe is predicted.
The Ormonde Bridge is swept away by floods which carried the arch of the bridge 200 metres downstream.
James Savage, of London, wins the design competition for a new bridge.
The Duchess of Richmond lays the foundation stone of the new bridge, a temporary wooden bridge opens.
The Richmond Bridge opens on St. Patrick’s Day.
The bridge is renamed the O’Donovan Rossa Bridge by Dublin’s Municipal Council.