North Longford (UK Parliament constituency)

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North Longford
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
18851918
Number of members one
Replaced by Longford
Created from Longford

North Longford was a UK parliamentary constituency in Ireland. It returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the British House of Commons 1885–1918.

Prior to the United Kingdom general election, 1885 and after the dissolution of Parliament in 1918 the area was part of the Longford constituency.

Boundaries[edit]

This constituency comprised the northern part of County Longford.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1885 Justin McCarthy Irish Parliamentary
1887 Timothy Michael Healy Irish Parliamentary
1891 Irish National Federation
1892 Justin McCarthy Irish National Federation
1900 James Patrick Farrell Irish Parliamentary
1918 Constituency abolished: see Longford

Elections[edit]

General Election 2 December 1885: Longford North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Irish Nationalist Justin McCarthy 2549 94.0
Conservative James Mackay Wilson 163 6.0
Majority 2386 88.0
Turnout 3714 73.0
Irish Nationalist gain from new seat Swing
General Election 8 July 1886: Longford North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Irish Nationalist Justin McCarthy unopposed
Turnout 3714
Irish Nationalist hold Swing
By-election 5 February 1887: Longford North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Irish Nationalist Timothy Michael Healy unopposed
Turnout 4375
Irish Nationalist hold Swing
General Election 15 July 1892: Longford North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Irish National Federation Justin McCarthy 2741 93.1
Irish Unionist James Mackay Wilson 203 6.9
Majority 2538 86.2
Turnout 4589 64.2
Irish National Federation gain from Irish Nationalist Swing
General Election 16 July 1895: Longford North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Irish National Federation Justin McCarthy unopposed
Turnout 4442
Irish National Federation hold Swing
General Election 5 October 1900: Longford North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Irish Nationalist James Patrick Farrell unopposed
Turnout 4395
Irish Nationalist gain from Irish National Federation Swing
General Election 16 January 1906: Longford North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Irish Nationalist James Patrick Farrell unopposed
Turnout 3669
Irish Nationalist hold Swing
General Election 19 January 1910: Longford North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Irish Nationalist James Patrick Farrell unopposed
Turnout 3632
Irish Nationalist hold Swing
General Election 7 December 1910: Longford North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Irish Nationalist James Patrick Farrell unopposed
Turnout 3632
Irish Nationalist hold Swing

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