Galway Borough (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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Galway Borough
Former Borough constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created 1264 (1264)
Abolished 1800
Replaced by Galway Borough

Galway Borough was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.

History[edit]

In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Galway Borough was represented with two members.[1]

Members of Parliament, 1264–1801[edit]

1689–1801[edit]

Election First member First party Second member Second party
1689 Patriot Parliament Oliver Martin John Kirwan
1692 Sir Henry Bellasis Nehemiah Donnellan
1695 Richard St George Robert Ormsby
1703 Edward Eyre John Staunton [note 1]
1713 Samuel Eyre
1715 Robert Shaw
1716 Edward Eyre
1727 John Staunton Thomas Staunton
1732 Thomas Staunton
1735 Dominick Bourke
1748 Hon. Richard FitzPatrick [note 2]
1748 John Eyre
1761 Hon. Richard FitzPatrick
1767 Denis Daly
1768 James Daly Robert French
1771 Anthony Daly
1776 Denis Bowes Daly
1783 Denis Daly [note 3]
1783 Anthony Daly
1790 Denis Daly Sir Skeffington Smyth, 1st Bt
1792 Peter Daly
1798 St George Daly George Ponsonby
1801 Succeeded by the Westminster constituency Galway Borough

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Declared not duly elected in 1715
  2. ^ Declared not duly elected in 1748
  3. ^ Also elected for Galway County in 1783, for which he chose to sit

References[edit]

  1. ^ O'Hart (2007), p. 502

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