Dermot Bourke, 7th Earl of Mayo
He succeeded as Earl of Mayo on the death of his father Richard Bourke, 6th Earl of Mayo in 1872. In 1890 he was elected as an Irish representative peer and took his seat in the House of Lords. He was appointed a Knight of the Order of St Patrick on 3 February 1905.
He was one of the four landlord representatives during the 1902 Land Conference. Between 1921 and 1922 he served in the Senate of Southern Ireland. He was nominated by W. T. Cosgrave to the Seanad of the Irish Free State on its formation in 1922. He was nominated for 12 years and served until his death in 1927.
The Earl of Milltown
|Irish Representative Peer for Ireland
|Peerage of Ireland|
|Earl of Mayo