South Meath (UK Parliament constituency)

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South Meath
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
Number of members One
Created from Meath

South Meath was a UK Parliament constituency in Ireland, returning one Member of Parliament (MP) 1885–1922.

Prior to the 1885 general election the area was part of the Meath (UK Parliament constituency). From 1922 it was not represented in the UK Parliament.


This constituency comprised the southern part of County Meath.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1885 Edward Sheil Irish Parliamentary Party
1891 Parnellite
1892 Patrick Fulham Anti-Parnellite
1893 by-election Jeremiah Jordan Anti-Parnellite
1895 John Howard Parnell Parnellite
1900 James Laurence Carew Independent Nationalist
1903 David Sheehy Irish Parliamentary Party
1918 Eamonn Duggan Sinn Féin
1922 constituency abolished