Wexford (Dáil Éireann constituency)

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Wexford
Dáil Éireann
Parliamentary constituency
Outline map
Location of Wexford within Ireland
Current constituency
Created 1921
Seats 4 (1921–1923)
5 (1923–1961)
4 (1961–1981)
5 (1981–)
TDs
County/City council County Wexford
EP constituency East

Wexford is a parliamentary constituency represented in Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Irish parliament or Oireachtas. The constituency elects 5 deputies (Teachtaí Dála, commonly known as TDs). The method of election is the single transferable vote form of proportional representation (PR-STV).

History and boundaries[edit]

The constituency was created for the 1921 elections electing 4 deputies. For the 1923 general election, it gained a fifth seat. From 1961, it was reduced to 4 seats and from 1981 it has again elected 5 deputies. It spans the entire area of County Wexford, taking in Wexford, New Ross and Gorey.[1]

The Electoral (Amendment) Act 2009 defines the constituency as:

"The county of Wexford."

TDs[edit]

Teachtaí Dála (TDs) for Wexford 1921–[2]
Dáil Election Deputy
(Party)
Deputy
(Party)
Deputy
(Party)
Deputy
(Party)
Deputy
(Party)
2nd 1921[3] Richard Corish
(SF)
James Ryan
(SF)
Séamus Doyle
(SF)
Seán Etchingham
(SF)
4 seats
1921–1923
3rd 1922[4] Richard Corish
(Lab)
Daniel O'Callaghan
(Lab)
Séamus Doyle
(Anti-Treaty)
Michael Doyle
(FP)
4th 1923[5] James Ryan
(Rep)
Robert Lambert
(Rep)
Osmond Esmonde
(CnaG)
5th 1927 (Jun)[6] James Ryan
(FF)
James Shannon
(Lab)
John Keating
(NL)
6th 1927 (Sep)[7] Denis Allen
(FF)
Michael Jordan
(FP)
Osmond Esmonde
(CnaG)
7th 1932[8] John Keating
(CnaG)
8th 1933[9] Patrick Kehoe
(FF)
1936 by-election[10] Denis Allen
(FF)
9th 1937[11] John Keating
(FG)
John Esmonde
(FG)
10th 1938[12]
11th 1943[13] John O'Leary
(Lab)
12th 1944[14] John O'Leary
(NLP)
John Keating
(FG)
1945 by-election[15] Brendan Corish
(Lab)
13th 1948[16] John Esmonde
(FG)
14th 1951[17] John O'Leary
(Lab)
Anthony Esmonde
(FG)
15th 1954[18]
16th 1957[19] Seán Browne
(FF)
17th 1961[20] Lorcan Allen
(FF)
4 seats
1961–1981
18th 1965[21] James Kennedy
(FF)
19th 1969[22] Seán Browne
(FF)
20th 1973[23] John Esmonde
(FG)
21st 1977[24] Michael D'Arcy
(FG)
22nd 1981[25] Ivan Yates
(FG)
Hugh Byrne
(FF)
23rd 1982 (Feb)[26] Seán Browne
(FF)
24th 1982 (Nov)[27] Avril Doyle
(FG)
John Browne
(FF)
25th 1987[28] Brendan Howlin
(Lab)
26th 1989[29] Michael D'Arcy
(FG)
Séamus Cullimore
(FF)
27th 1992[30] Avril Doyle
(FG)
Hugh Byrne
(FF)
28th 1997[31] Michael D'Arcy
(FG)
29th 2002[32] Paul Kehoe
(FG)
Liam Twomey
(Ind)
Tony Dempsey
(FF)
30th 2007[33] Michael W. D'Arcy
(FG)
Seán Connick
(FF)
31st 2011[34] Liam Twomey
(FG)
Mick Wallace
(Ind)

Note: The columns in this table are used only for presentational purposes, and no significance should be attached to the order of columns. For details of the order in which seats were won at each election, see the detailed results of that election.

Elections[edit]

2011 general election[edit]

2011 general election: Wexford[34]
Party Candidate  % 1st Pref Count 1 Count 2 Count 3 Count 4 Count 5 Count 6 Count 7
Independent Mick Wallace 17.6 13,329            
Labour Party Brendan Howlin 14.6 11,005 11,166 11,662 14,514      
Fianna Fáil John Browne 9.7 7,352 7,394 7,470 7,749 8,175 8,400 12,757
Fine Gael Liam Twomey 12.2 9,230 9,349 9,525 9,693 10,453 10,874 11,596
Fine Gael Paul Kehoe 11.1 8,386 8,459 8,627 9,125 9,674 10,256 11,046
Fine Gael Michael W. D'Arcy 11.1 8,418 8,466 8,595 8,960 9,492 9,986 10,410
Fianna Fáil Seán Connick 8.8 6,675 6,744 7,014 7,144 7,396 7,515  
Sinn Féin Anthony Kelly 5.8 4,353 4,422 4,901 5,181      
Labour Party Pat Cody 5.9 4,457 4,505 4,752        
Independent John Dwyer 1.2 908 943          
People Before Profit Seamus O'Brien[35] 1.0 741 778          
Green Party Danny Forde 0.5 391 399          
Independent Siobhán Roseingrave 0.2 175 195          
Independent Ruairí de Valera 0.2 119 129          
Electorate: 111,063   Valid: 75,539   Spoilt: 812 (1.1%)   Quota: 12,590   Turnout: 76,351 (68.7%)

2007 general election[edit]

2007 general election: Wexford[33]
Party Candidate  % 1st Pref Count 1 Count 2 Count 3 Count 4 Count 5 Count 6 Count 7
Fianna Fáil John Browne 18.6 12,768            
Labour Party Brendan Howlin 13.8 9,445 9,540 10,008 10,413 11,852    
Fianna Fáil Seán Connick 14.3 9,826 10,396 10,476 10,862 11,850    
Fine Gael Paul Kehoe 12.3 8,459 8,628 8,728 8,931 9,567 12,879  
Fine Gael Michael W. D'Arcy 11.2 7,692 7,756 7,861 8,274 8,730 10,373 11,673
Fianna Fáil Lisa McDonald 9.3 6,355 6,669 6,757 7,189 7,752 8,430 8,572
Fine Gael Liam Twomey 8.0 5,507 5,531 5,678 5,927 6,308    
Sinn Féin John Dwyer 7.4 5,065 5,125 5,302 5,431      
Progressive Democrats Colm O'Gorman 3.1 2,162 2,188 2,322        
Green Party Tom Harpur 1.2 802 807          
Independent Alan McGuire 0.8 532 539          
Electorate: 103,562   Valid: 68,616   Spoilt: 827 (1.2%)   Quota: 11,437   Turnout: 69,443 (67.1%)

2002 general election[edit]

2002 general election: Wexford[32]
Party Candidate  % 1st Pref Count 1 Count 2 Count 3 Count 4 Count 5 Count 6 Count 7 Count 8
Fianna Fáil John Browne 15.1 9,150 9,181 9,518 9,609 10,178      
Labour Party Brendan Howlin 13.2 7,995 8,073 8,201 8,924 10,135      
Fine Gael Paul Kehoe 11.7 7,048 7,099 7,387 8,791 9,195 12,631    
Independent Liam Twomey 9.6 5,815 6,010 6,213 6,574 8,062 8,740 10,082  
Fianna Fáil Tony Dempsey 12.4 7,520 7,560 7,635 7,793 8,196 8,823 9,102 9,150
Fianna Fáil Hugh Byrne 12.5 7,556 7,574 7,620 7,755 8,236 8,702 9,013 9,072
Fine Gael Michael D'Arcy 7.5 4,564 4,597 4,625 5,645 5,835      
Sinn Féin John Dwyer 8.2 4,964 5,020 5,148 5,217        
Fine Gael Avril Doyle 6.5 3,940 3,969 4,011          
Independent Seán Doyle 2.1 1,274 1,315            
Independent Miranda Ó Bulguidhir 0.7 424              
Christian Solidarity Michael O'Connor 0.3 173              
Electorate: 94,586   Valid: 60,423   Spoilt: 1,017 (1.7%)   Quota: 10,071   Turnout: 61,440 (64.9%)

1997 general election[edit]

1997 general election: Wexford[31]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Fine Gael Ivan Yates 10,024 18.0 1 1
Labour Party Brendan Howlin 9,510 17.1 2 1
Fine Gael Michael D'Arcy 6,561 11.8 3 7
Fianna Fáil John Browne 8,646 15.5 4 7
Fianna Fáil Hugh Byrne 7,003 12.6 5 8
Fianna Fáil Denis Asple 6,038 10.5
Fine Gael Avril Doyle 4,896 8.8
Democratic Left Michael Enright 1,454 2.6
Green Party Marie Percival 938 1.7
Independent Michael O'Connor 616 1.1
Electorate: 83,775   Valid: 55,686   Spoilt: 678 (1.2%)   Quota: 9,282   Turnout: 56,364 (67.3%)

1992 general election[edit]

1992 general election: Wexford[30]
Party Candidate  % 1st Pref Count 1 Count 2 Count 3 Count 4 Count 5 Count 6 Count 7 Count 8
Labour Party Brendan Howlin 19.8 10,338              
Fine Gael Ivan Yates 13.5 7,043 7,371 7,403 7,673 10,716      
Fianna Fáil John Browne 16.1 8,407 8,502 8,572 8,662 9,233      
Fine Gael Avril Doyle 10.2 5,314 5,673 5,680 6,045 7,527 9,303    
Fianna Fáil Hugh Byrne 14.0 7,299 7,384 7,426 7,534 7,780 7,915 8,145 8,423
Fianna Fáil Séamus Cullimore 12.3 6,436 6,622 6,696 7,105 7,351 7,460 7,581 7,783
Fine Gael Michael D'Arcy 10.8 5,626 5,757 5,805 5,936        
Democratic Left Michael Enright 1.5 797 1,195 1,244          
Independent Michael O'Connor 1.0 502 533 582          
Sinn Féin Oliver Murray 0.8 410 439            
Electorate: 75,886   Valid: 52,172   Spoilt: 765 (1.5%)   Quota: 8,696   Turnout: 52,937 (69.8%)

1989 general election[edit]

1989 general election: Wexford[29]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Labour Party Brendan Howlin 9,253 18.0 1 1
Fianna Fáil John Browne 6,983 13.6 2
Fine Gael Ivan Yates 7,161 14.0 3
Fine Gael Michael D'Arcy 5,161 10.1 4
Fianna Fáil Séamus Cullimore 6,893 13.4 5
Fianna Fáil Hugh Byrne 5,128 10.0
Fine Gael Avril Doyle 4,596 9.0
Fianna Fáil Lorcan Allen 4,489 8.8
Workers' Party Michael Enright 1,049 2.0
Progressive Democrats William Willoughby 599 1.2
Electorate: ?   Valid: 51,312   Quota: 8,553   Turnout:

1987 general election[edit]

1987 general election: Wexford[28]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Fianna Fáil John Browne 9,457 17.9 1 1
Fianna Fáil Hugh Byrne 7,551 14.3 2
Fine Gael Ivan Yates 6,018 11.4 3
Fine Gael Avril Doyle 5,518 10.4 4
Labour Party Brendan Howlin 5,086 9.6 5
Fianna Fáil Lorcan Allen 6,225 11.76
Fine Gael Michael D'Arcy 5,247 9.9
Progressive Democrats Eoin Minihan 2,630 5.0
Progressive Democrats Gerald Doyle 2,078 3.9
Independent Padge Reck 1,829 3.5
Workers' Party Michael Enright 1,250 2.4
Independent Jim Tallon 33 0.1
Electorate: ?   Valid: 52,922   Quota: 8,821   Turnout:

November 1982 general election[edit]

November 1982 general election: Wexford[27]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Fine Gael Michael D'Arcy 7,943 15.8 1
Fine Gael Ivan Yates 7,166 14.2 2
Fianna Fáil Hugh Byrne 6,492 12.9 3
Fine Gael Avril Doyle 5,753 11.4 4
Fianna Fáil John Browne 5,891 11.7 5
Fianna Fáil Lorcan Allen 5,976 11.9
Labour Party Brendan Howlin 4,962 9.9
Fianna Fáil Gus Byrne 4,895 9.7
Workers' Party John Roche 920 1.8
Independent James Hayes 363 0.7
Electorate: ?   Valid: 50,361   Quota: 8,394   Turnout:

February 1982 general election[edit]

February 1982 general election: Wexford[26]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Fine Gael Michael D'Arcy 8,787 18.0 1 1
Fine Gael Ivan Yates 8,005 16.4 2
Fianna Fáil Hugh Byrne 6,772 13.9 3
Fianna Fáil Seán Browne 5,863 12.0 4
Fianna Fáil Lorcan Allen 5,902 12.1 5
Fianna Fáil Gus Byrne 5,184 10.6
Labour Party Desmond Corish 3,692 7.6
Independent Seán Doyle 1,622 3.3
Fine Gael Louise Hennessy 1,590 3.3
Labour Party William Moroney 1,002 2.1
Independent James Hayes 396 0.8
Electorate: ?   Valid: 48,815   Quota: 8,136   Turnout:

1981 general election[edit]

1981 general election: Wexford[25]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Fine Gael Michael D'Arcy 10,290 20.7 1 1
Fine Gael Ivan Yates 5,522 11.1 2
Fianna Fáil Lorcan Allen 7,465 15.0 3
Labour Party Brendan Corish 5,265 10.6 4
Fianna Fáil Hugh Byrne 6,353 12.8 5
Fianna Fáil Seán Browne 5,859 11.8
Fianna Fáil Gus Byrne 4,350 8.7
Fine Gael Louise Hennessy 2,210 4.4
Labour Party Denis North 1,523 3.1
Independent James Hayes 536 1.1
Socialist Labour Party John Teehan 447 0.9
Electorate: ?   Valid: 49,820   Quota: 9,965   Turnout:

1977 general election[edit]

1977 general election: Wexford[24]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Labour Party Brendan Corish 7,886 17.8 1
Fianna Fáil Seán Browne 8,701 19.7 2
Fine Gael Michael D'Arcy 4,541 10.3 3
Fianna Fáil Lorcan Allen 7,733 17.5 4
Fianna Fáil Séamus Whelan 5,139 11.6
Fine Gael John Esmonde 4,142 9.4
Fine Gael Pat Codd 2,681 6.1
Labour Party Denis North 2,036 4.6
Labour Party William Rossiter 1,406 3.2
Electorate: ?   Valid: 44,265   Quota: 8,854   Turnout:

1973 general election[edit]

1973 general election: Wexford[23]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Labour Party Brendan Corish 7,863 20.8 1
Fianna Fáil Seán Browne 6,289 16.6 2
Fianna Fáil Lorcan Allen 5,978 15.8 3
Fine Gael John Esmonde 5,074 13.4 4
Fine Gael Michael D'Arcy 4,487 11.9
Fianna Fáil Seán O'Gorman 3,487 9.2
Labour Party Andrew Doyle 2,781 7.4
Fine Gael Patrick Ronan 1,887 5.0
Electorate: ?   Valid: 37,846   Quota: 7,570   Turnout:

1969 general election[edit]

1969 general election: Wexford[22]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Labour Party Brendan Corish 6,939 18.5 1
Fine Gael Anthony Esmonde 6,380 17.0 2
Fianna Fáil Lorcan Allen 6,632 17.7 3
Fianna Fáil Seán Browne 4,354 11.6 4
Fianna Fáil Seán O'Gorman 3,730 9.9
Labour Party Andrew Doyle 3,115 8.3
Fine Gael James Jenkins 2,229 5.9
Fine Gael Michael Hart 1,601 4.3
Independent Leo Carty 900 2.4
Labour Party Patrick McDonald 817 2.2
Independent James Mahoney 813 2.2
Electorate: ?   Valid: 37,510   Quota: 7,503   Turnout:

1965 general election[edit]

1965 general election: Wexford[21]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Labour Party Brendan Corish 9,014 25.4 1 1
Fine Gael Anthony Esmonde 6,042 17.0 2
Fianna Fáil James Kennedy 5,269 14.8 3
Fianna Fáil Lorcan Allen 5,362 15.1 4
Fianna Fáil Seán Browne 3,935 11.1
Fine Gael William Rackard 3,450 9.7
Labour Party Martin Dunbar 2,443 6.9
Electorate: ?   Valid: 35,515   Quota: 7,104   Turnout:

1961 general election[edit]

1961 general election: Wexford[20]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Labour Party Brendan Corish 9,834 28.8 1 1
Fine Gael Anthony Esmonde 7,081 20.8 2
Fianna Fáil Lorcan Allen 5,221 15.3 3
Fianna Fáil James Ryan 5,170 15.2 4
Fianna Fáil Seán Browne 3,226 9.5
Fine Gael William Esmonde 1,405 4.1
Sinn Féin Morgan Dunne 1,304 3.8
Independent Thaddeus O'Loughlin 855 2.5
Electorate: ?   Valid: 34,096   Quota: 6,820   Turnout:

1957 general election[edit]

1957 general election: Wexford[19]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Fianna Fáil Denis Allen 7,112 18.8 1 1
Fianna Fáil James Ryan 6,055 16.0 2
Labour Party Brendan Corish 6,205 16.4 3
Fianna Fáil Seán Browne 5,788 15.3 4
Fine Gael Anthony Esmonde 5,650 14.9 5
Labour Party John O'Leary 5,086 13.4
Fine Gael Michael Fardy 1,236 3.3
Independent Eoin O'Mahony 759 2.0
Electorate: ?   Valid: 37,891   Quota: 6,316   Turnout:

1954 general election[edit]

1954 general election: Wexford[18]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Fianna Fáil James Ryan 7,214 17.3 1 1
Labour Party Brendan Corish 7,001 16.8 2 1
Fine Gael Anthony Esmonde 6,247 15.0 3
Fianna Fáil Denis Allen 6,173 14.8 4
Labour Party John O'Leary 6,150 14.8 5
Fianna Fáil Seán Browne 3,834 9.2
Fine Gael James Bowe 3,510 8.4
Fine Gael John Doran 1,498 3.6
Electorate: ?   Valid: 41,627   Quota: 6,938   Turnout:

1951 general election[edit]

1951 general election: Wexford[17]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Fianna Fáil Denis Allen 7,352 17.5 1 1
Labour Party John O'Leary 6,179 14.7 2
Labour Party Brendan Corish 5,914 14.1 3
Fianna Fáil James Ryan 6,440 15.3 4
Fine Gael Anthony Esmonde 4,047 9.6 5
Fine Gael James Bowe 3,852 9.2
Fianna Fáil Seán Browne 3,827 9.1
Fine Gael James Galvin 2,060 4.9
Labour Party James Sinnott 1,561 3.7
Clann na Poblachta Seamus O'Neill 837 2.0
Electorate: ?   Valid: 42,069   Quota: 7,012   Turnout:

1948 general election[edit]

1948 general election: Wexford[16]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Labour Party Brendan Corish 6,590 15.6 1
Fine Gael John Esmonde 5,968 14.1 2
Fianna Fáil Denis Allen 6,872 16.3 3
Fianna Fáil James Ryan 6,103 14.4 4
National Labour Party John O'Leary 5,513 13.1 5
Fianna Fáil Thomas O'Hanlon 3,008 7.1
Fine Gael James Bowe 1,799 4.3
Clann na Poblachta Patrick Carson 1,431 3.4
Independent John Keating 1,314 3.1
Clann na Poblachta Seamus O'Neill 1,189 2.8
Clann na Poblachta Thomas Cullimore 862 2.0
Labour Party Martin Dunbar 674 1.6
Fine Gael William Corcoran 518 1.2
Independent Robert Murphy 418 1.0
Electorate: ?   Valid: 42,259   Quota: 7,044   Turnout: 54.3%

1945 by-election[edit]

Following the death of Labour Party TD Richard Corish, a by-election was held on 4 December 1945. The seat was won by the Labour Party candidate Brendan Corish, son of the deceased TD.

1945 by-election: Wexford[15]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Labour Party Brendan Corish 16,263 50.2 1 1
Fianna Fáil Robert Moran 11,816 36.5
Clann na Talmhan Patrick Kinsella 3,051 9.4
Independent Robert Murphy 1,250 3.9
Electorate: 59,662   Valid: 32,380   Quota: 16,191   Turnout:

1944 general election[edit]

1944 general election: Wexford[14]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Fianna Fáil James Ryan 8,005 18.6 1 1
Fianna Fáil Denis Allen 7,644 17.7 2 1
National Labour Party John O'Leary 6,864 15.9 3
Labour Party Richard Corish 5,118 11.9 4
Fine Gael John Keating 5,937 13.8 5
Fine Gael John Esmonde 5,337 12.4
Fianna Fáil Robert Moran 2,543 5.9
Independent Thomas Byrne 1,173 2.7
Labour Party John Kelly 536 1.2
Electorate: ?   Valid: 43,157   Quota: 7,193   Turnout:

1943 general election[edit]

1943 general election: Wexford[13]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Labour Party Richard Corish 6,986 15.2 1
Fine Gael John Esmonde 6,004 13.1 2
Fianna Fáil Denis Allen 7,320 16.0 3
Fianna Fáil James Ryan 7,518 16.4 4
Labour Party John O'Leary 4,197 9.1 5
Fine Gael John Keating 4,502 9.8
Fianna Fáil Patrick Kehoe 3,554 7.7
Fine Gael James Bowe 3,362 7.3
Labour Party Christopher Culleton 2,458 5.4
Electorate: ?   Valid: 45,901   Quota: 7,651   Turnout:

1938 general election[edit]

1938 general election: Wexford[12]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Fianna Fáil Denis Allen 9,647 20.7 1 1
Fianna Fáil James Ryan 9,214 19.7 2 1
Labour Party Richard Corish 9,162 19.6 3 1
Fine Gael John Esmonde 5,944 12.7 4
Fine Gael John Keating 6,218 13.3 5
Fianna Fáil Robert Moran 3,368 7.2
Fine Gael Edward Dundon 3,157 6.8
Electorate: ?   Valid: 46,710   Quota: 7,786   Turnout:

1937 general election[edit]

1937 general election: Wexford[11]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Fianna Fáil Denis Allen 10,078 21.6 1 1
Fianna Fáil James Ryan 9,163 19.6 2 1
Labour Party Richard Corish 8,410 18.0 3 1
Fine Gael John Esmonde 5,932 12.7 4
Fine Gael John Keating 6,142 13.1 5
Fine Gael James Bowe 4,421 9.5
Fianna Fáil Thomas Redmond 2,594 5.6
Electorate: ?   Valid: 46,740   Quota: 7,791   Turnout:

1936 by-election[edit]

Following the death of Fine Gael TD Osmond Esmonde, a by-election was held on 17 August 1936. The seat was won by the Fianna Fáil candidate Denis Allen.

1936 by-election: Wexford[10]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Fianna Fáil Denis Allen 23,263 51.0 1 1
Fine Gael John Esmonde 16,734 36.7
Labour Party Michael Murphy 4,276 9.4
Independent Stephen Hayes 1,301 2.9
Electorate: 57,688   Valid: 45,574   Quota: 22,788   Turnout: 79.0%

1933 general election[edit]

1933 general election: Wexford[9]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Labour Party Richard Corish 8,214 17.3 1 1
Cumann na nGaedheal John Keating 6,773 14.3 2
Cumann na nGaedheal Osmond Esmonde 6,305 13.3 3
Fianna Fáil Patrick Kehoe 7,365 15.5 4
Fianna Fáil James Ryan 6,818 14.4 5
Fianna Fáil Denis Allen 5,384 11.4
National Centre Party Michael Doyle 3,606 7.6
Cumann na nGaedheal James Walsh 2,944 6.2
Electorate: ?   Valid: 47,409   Quota: 7,902   Turnout:

1932 general election[edit]

1932 general election: Wexford[8]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Fianna Fáil James Ryan 7,813 18.1 1 1
Fianna Fáil Denis Allen 6,888 16.0 2
Labour Party Richard Corish 5,803 13.4 3
Cumann na nGaedheal Osmond Esmonde 5,364 12.4 4
Cumann na nGaedheal John Keating 3,848 8.9 5
Fianna Fáil Patrick Kehoe 4,229 9.8
Independent Michael Doyle 3,322 7.7
Labour Party James Shannon 2,715 6.3
Cumann na nGaedheal Michael Jordan 2,612 6.1
Labour Party John Noctor 574 1.3
Electorate: ?   Valid: 43,168   Quota: 7,195   Turnout:

September 1927 general election[edit]

September 1927 general election: Wexford[7]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Fianna Fáil Denis Allen 7,270 18.6 1 1
Fianna Fáil James Ryan 5,987 15.3 2
Cumann na nGaedheal Osmond Esmonde 6,362 16.3 3
Farmers' Party Michael Jordan 3,944 10.1 4
Labour Party Richard Corish 4,989 12.7 5
Labour Party James Shannon 4,546 11.6
Farmers' Party Michael Doyle 3,407 8.7
Independent John Keating 2,654 6.8
Electorate: ?   Valid: 39,159   Quota: 6,527   Turnout:

June 1927 general election[edit]

June 1927 general election: Wexford[6]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Labour Party Richard Corish 6,644 16.6 1
Fianna Fáil James Ryan 5,166 12.9 2
Farmers' Party Michael Doyle 4,022 10.1 3
National League Party John Keating 3,402 8.5 4
Labour Party James Shannon 3,757 9.4 5
Fianna Fáil Denis Allen 4,059 10.1
Farmers' Party Michael Jordan 3,533 8.8
Independent Patrick Fanning 2,667 6.7
Fianna Fáil John Roche 1,965 4.9
Cumann na nGaedheal James Stafford 1,733 4.3
Cumann na nGaedheal Seán O'Kennedy 1,673 4.2
Cumann na nGaedheal Thomas McCarthy 1,411 3.5
Electorate: ?   Valid: 40,032   Quota: 6,673   Turnout:

1923 general election[edit]

1923 general election: Wexford[5]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Labour Party Richard Corish 7,744 20.3 1 1
Farmers' Party Michael Doyle 7,176 18.9 2 1
Republican Robert Lambert 6,751 17.7 3 1
Cumann na nGaedheal Osmond Esmonde 5,434 14.3 4
Republican James Ryan 3,557 9.3 5
Farmers' Party Michael Jordan 1,976 5.2
Labour Party James Shannon 1,845 4.9
Cumann na nGaedheal Thomas McCarthy 1,270 3.3
Labour Party Daniel O'Callaghan 863 2.3
Independent John Cummins 625 1.6
Independent Barry Brereton 500 1.3
Independent Hector Hughes 330 0.9
Electorate: 60,171   Valid: 38,071   Quota: 6,346   Turnout: 63.3%

1922 general election[edit]

1922 general election: Wexford[4]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Labour Party Richard Corish 11,692 35.5 1 1
Farmers' Party Michael Doyle 6,263 19.0 2 2
Labour Party Daniel O'Callaghan 2,229 6.8 3 5
Sinn Féin (Anti-Treaty) Séamus Doyle 2,819 8.6 4 7
Sinn Féin (Anti-Treaty) James Ryan 3,879 11.8
Sinn Féin (Pro-Treaty) John O'Byrne 2,370 7.2
Sinn Féin (Anti-Treaty) Seán Etchingham 2,185 6.6
Farmers' Party Michael Jordan 1,524 4.6
Electorate: 49,058   Valid: 32,961   Quota: 6,593   Turnout: 67.2%

1921 general election[edit]

1921 general election: Wexford[3]
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Sinn Féin Richard Corish Unopposed N/A 1
Sinn Féin Séamus Doyle Unopposed N/A 2
Sinn Féin Seán Etchingham Unopposed N/A 3
Sinn Féin James Ryan Unopposed N/A 4

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  35. ^ O'Brien campaigned as a member of the United Left Alliance.

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