Birr (UK Parliament constituency)
|King's County Birr|
|Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
|Number of members||one|
|Replaced by||King's County|
|Created from||King's County|
Birr, a division of King's County, was a UK Parliament constituency in Ireland, returning one Member of Parliament 1885–1918.
This constituency comprised the south-western part of King's County now known as County Offaly. It consisted of the baronies of Ballycowan, Ballyboy and Eglish, Ballybritt, Clonlisk and Garrycastle.
Members of Parliament
|1885||Bernard Charles Molloy||Irish Parliamentary Party|
|1900||Michael Reddy||Irish Parliamentary Party|
|1918||Constituency merged into King's County|
- Debrett's House of Commons and the Judicial Branch (Dean and Son, 1896) page 217.
- Parliamentary Election Results in Ireland, 1801–1922, edited by B.M. Walker (Royal Irish Academy 1978)
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "B" (part 3)[self-published source][better source needed]
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