Banagher (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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Former Borough constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created 1629 (1629)
Abolished 1800
Replaced by Disenfranchised

Banagher was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.


Banagher had two members in the 1689 Patriot Parliament summoned by King James II.[1]

Members of Parliament, 1629–1801[edit]



Election First member First party Second member Second party
1689 Patriot Parliament Terence Coghlan Terence Coghlan
1692 Thomas Lestrange William Sprigge
1703 George Eyre
1711 Charles Patrick Plunket
1713 Peter Holmes
1715 Thomas Lestrange
1727 George Holmes
1729 William Sprigge
1734 Galbraith Holmes [note 1]
November 1735 Robert Holmes [note 2]
December 1735 Richard Trench Henry Lestrange
1761 Peter Holmes John Pigott
1764 Sir John Meade, 4th Bt
1767 Henry Prittie
1768 Thomas Coghlan
1776 James Cavendish
1783 Richard Malone
1785 Edward Bellingham Swan
1790 Edward Hoare John Metge
January 1798 John Brabazon Ponsonby [note 3]
1798 Arthur Dawson
1798 John Metge [note 4]
1798 Edward Hoare
1800 John Philpot Curran Patriot
1801 Disenfranchised


  1. ^ Declared not duly elected in 1735
  2. ^ Declared not duly elected in 1735
  3. ^ Also elected for Dungarvan in 1798, for which he chose to sit
  4. ^ Also elected for Tallow in 1798, for which he chose to sit


  1. ^ O'Hart (2007), p. 502


  • 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. 
  • 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.