Cork South–East (Dáil Éireann constituency)

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For the 1885–1922 constituency, see South East Cork (UK Parliament constituency).
Cork South–East
Former Dáil Éireann
Parliamentary constituency
Former constituency
Created 1937
Abolished 1948
Seats 3
County/City council County Cork

Cork South–East was a parliamentary constituency represented in Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Irish parliament or Oireachtas from 1937 to 1948. The constituency elected 3 deputies (Teachtaí Dála, commonly known as TDs) to the Dáil, using the single transferable vote form of proportional representation (PR-STV).

History[edit]

The constituency was created under the Electoral (Revision of Constituencies) Act 1935,[1] for the 1937 general election to the Dáil Éireann. It succeeded the old Cork East constituency. It was abolished under the Electoral (Amendment) Act 1947, when it was replaced by the new constituency of Cork South.[2]

Boundaries[edit]

It consisted of the District electoral divisions of:

"Ballincollig, Ballintemple, Ballycotton, Ballyfeard, Ballyfoyle, Ballygarvan, Ballymartle, Ballynaglogh, Ballyspillane, Bishopstown, Blackpool, Blarney, Caherlag, Carrigaline (Cork), Carrigaline (Kinsale), Carrignavar, Carrigrohane Beg, Carrigtwohill, Castlemartyr, Clonmult, Cloyne, Cobh Rural, Corkbeg, Cullen, Dangan, Douglas, Dripsey, Dunderrow, Dungourney, Farrenbrien, Firmount, Garryvoe, Glenville, Greenfort, Ightermurragh, Inch, Inishkenny, Killeagh (Cork), Kilmonoge, Kilpatrick, Kinure, Knockantota, Knockraha, Lehenagh, Liscleary, Lisgoold, Matehy, Middleton Rural, Mogeely, Monkstown Rural, Nohaval, Ovens, Rathcooney, Riverstown, Rostellan, St. Mary's, Templebodan, Templebreedy, Templemichael, Templenacarriga and Whitechurch and the Urban Districts of Cobh, Midleton and Passage West
in the administrative county of Cork".[1]

TDs[edit]

Teachtaí Dála (TDs) for Cork South–East 1937–1948[3]
Dáil Election Deputy
(Party)
Deputy
(Party)
Deputy
(Party)
9th 1937[4] Brook Brasier
(FG)
Martin Corry
(FF)
Jeremiah Hurley
(Lab)
10th 1938[5]
11th 1943[6] William Broderick
(FG)
Thomas Looney
(Lab)
12th 1944[7] Seán McCarthy
(FF)
13th 1948 Constituency abolished

Note: The columns in this table are used only for presentational purposes, and no significance should be attached to the order of columns. For details of the order in which seats were won at each election, see the detailed results of that election.

Elections[edit]

1944 general election[edit]

1944 general election: Cork South–East[7]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Fianna Fáil Martin Corry 8,038 26.5 1 1
Fianna Fáil Seán McCarthy 5,155 17.0 2
Fine Gael William Broderick 5,350 17.6 3
Independent Patrick Lehane 5,484 18.0
Independent Thomas Looney 3,087 10.2
Labour Party Dan Desmond 1,636 5.4
Labour Party David Barry 1,603 5.3
Electorate: ?   Valid: 30,353   Quota: 7,589   Turnout:

1943 general election[edit]

1943 general election: Cork South–East[6]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Fianna Fáil Martin Corry 8,767 26.7 1 1
Fine Gael William Broderick 6,123 18.6 2
Labour Party Thomas Looney 2,755 8.4 3
Independent Patrick Lehane 4,499 13.7
Fianna Fáil Seán McCarthy 3,374 10.3
Fine Gael Edmond Carey 2,644 8.0
Independent John Hurley 2,481 7.5
Labour Party Patrick O'Brien 2,248 6.8
Electorate: ?   Valid: 32,891   Quota: 8,223   Turnout:

1938 general election[edit]

1938 general election: Cork South–East[5]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Fine Gael Brook Brasier 8,535 26.8 1 1
Fianna Fáil Martin Corry 7,701 24.2 2
Labour Party Jeremiah Hurley 5,872 18.4 3
Fianna Fáil Eoin O'Mahony 5,175 16.2
Fine Gael Edmond Carey 4,597 14.4
Electorate: ?   Valid: 31,880   Quota: 7,971   Turnout:

1937 general election[edit]

1937 general election: Cork South–East[4]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Fine Gael Brook Brasier 8,594 27.7 1 1
Fianna Fáil Martin Corry 7,567 24.4 2
Labour Party Jeremiah Hurley 6,720 21.7 3
Fine Gael William Broderick 4,818 15.5
Fianna Fáil M. Leahy 3,315 10.7
Electorate: ?   Valid: 31,014   Quota: 7,754   Turnout:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Electoral (Revision of Constituencies) Act, 1935: First Schedule (Revised constituencies)". Irish Statute Book database. Retrieved 2 March 2009. 
  2. ^ "Electoral (Amendment) Act, 1947: First Schedule (Constituencies)". Irish Statute Book database. Retrieved 2 March 2009. 
  3. ^ Walker, Brian M, ed. (1992). Parliamentary election results in Ireland, 1918–92. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy. ISBN 0-901714-96-8. ISSN 0332-0286. 
  4. ^ a b "General election 1937: Cork South–East". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 2 March 2009. 
  5. ^ a b "General election 1938: Cork South–East". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 2 March 2009. 
  6. ^ a b "General election 1943: Cork South–East". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 2 March 2009. 
  7. ^ a b "General election 1944: Cork South–East". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 2 March 2009. 

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