Kinsale was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.
In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Kinsale was represented with two members.
Members of Parliament, 1559–1801
- 1559, Jan. Sir John Alan, knight, former Lord Chancellor of Ireland, of Alencourt, Kildare. Francis Agard, Esq., of Grangegorman, Dublin, and of Fawston, Staffordshire.
- 1585, April. James Galwey, Esq., of Kinsale. Philip Roche, Esq., of Kinsale.
- ^ Declared not duly elected in 1725
- ^ Declared not duly elected in 1731
- O'Hart, John (2007). The Irish and Anglo-Irish Landed Gentry: When Cromwell came to Ireland. vol. II. Heritage Books. ISBN 0-7884-1927-7.
- Johnston-Liik, E. M. (2002). History of the Irish Parliament, 1692–1800., Publisher: Ulster Historical Foundation (28 Feb 2002), ISBN 1-903688-09-4
- Tim Cadogan and Jeremiah Falvey, A Biographical Dictionary of Cork, 2006, Four Courts Press ISBN 1-84682-030-8
- Leigh Rayment's historical List of Members of the Irish House of Commons( ) cites: Johnston-Liik, Edith Mary (2002). The History of the Irish Parliament 1692-1800 (6 volumes). Ulster Historical Foundation.