East Tipperary (UK Parliament constituency)

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East Tipperary
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
18851922
Number of members One
Created from Tipperary

East Tipperary was a UK Parliament constituency in Ireland, returning one Member of Parliament 1885–1922.

This constituency comprised the eastern part of County Tipperary. Prior to the United Kingdom general election, 1885 the area was part of the Tipperary (UK Parliament constituency). From 1922 it was not represented in the UK Parliament.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party Note
1885, December 1 Thomas Joseph Condon Irish Parliamentary Party split
1890, December 1 Anti-Parnellite Joined new organisation
1891, March 1 Irish National Federation Re-elected as an IPP candidate
1900, October 2 Irish Parliamentary
1918, December 14 2 Pierce McCan Sinn Féin Did not take his seat at Westminster
1919, March 6 3 vacant
1922, October 26 UK constituency abolished

Notes:-

  • 1 Not an election, but the date of a party change. The Irish Parliamentary Party had been created in 1882, on the initiative of Charles Stewart Parnell's Irish National League. Both the IPP and the INL split into Parnellite and Anti-Parnellite factions, in December 1890. The Parnellites remained members of the Irish National League after the split and the Anti-Parnellites organised the Irish National Federation in March 1891. The two organisations and the United Irish League merged in 1900, to re-create the Irish Parliamentary Party.
  • 2 Date of polling day. The result was declared on 28 December 1918, to allow time for votes cast by members of the armed forces to be included in the count.
  • 3 Not an election. McCan died.

Elections[edit]

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