Athlone (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
for the Irish House of Commons
Athlone was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800. Between 1725 and 1793 Catholics and those married to Catholics could not vote. Following the Act of Union 1800 the borough became Athlone (UK Parliament constituency).
Members of Parliament, 1607–1801
- 1639 Oliver Jones
|Election||First member||First party||Second member||Second party|
|1689 Patriot Parliament||Edmund Malone||Edmond Malone||x|
|1692||William Handcock||Arthur St George|
|1703||William Jones||William Handcock|
|1715||Henry St George I|
|1723||George St George|
|1759||William Handcock I|
|1761||Henry St George II|
|1763||Richard St George [note 1]|
|1783||William Handcock II|
|1789||Sir Richard St George, 2nd Bt|
|1801||Succeeded by the Westminster constituency Athlone|
- Created a baronet in 1766
- O'Hart (2007), p. 504
- 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 978-1-903688-09-0
- T. W. Moody, F. X. Martin, F. J. Byrne, A New History of Ireland 1534-1691, Oxford University Press, 1978
- Leigh Rayment's historical List of Members of the Irish House of Commonscites: Johnston-Liik, Edith Mary (2002). The History of the Irish Parliament 1692-1800 (6 volumes). Ulster Historical Foundation.