Dublin Mid (Dáil constituency)

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Dublin Mid
Former Dáil Éireann
Parliamentary Constituency
Former constituency
Created 1921
Abolished 1923
Seats 4
County/City council County Dublin

Dublin Mid was a parliamentary constituency represented in Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Irish parliament or Oireachtas from 1921 to 1923. The constituency elected 4 deputies (Teachtaí Dála, commonly known as TDs) to the Dáil, using the single transferable vote form of proportional representation (PR-STV).


The constituency was created in 1921 as a 4-seater, under the Government of Ireland Act 1920, for the 1921 election to the House of Commons of Southern Ireland, whose members formed the 2nd Dáil. It was abolished under the Electoral Act 1923.


The constituency consisted of the College Green and the Dublin Harbour divisions of Dublin city.


Teachtaí Dála (TDs) for Dublin Mid 1921–1923[1]
Key to parties
Dáil Election Deputy
2nd 1921[2] Seán McGarry
Seán T. O'Kelly
Philip Shanahan
Kathleen Clarke
3rd 1922[3] Seán McGarry
(SF (PT))
Seán T. O'Kelly
(SF (AT))
Alfie Byrne
Laurence O'Neill
4th 1923 Constituency abolished

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.


1922 general election[edit]

1922 general election: Dublin Mid[3]
Party Candidate 1st Pref % Seat Count
Independent Laurence O'Neill 9,465 32.5 1 1
Independent Alfie Byrne 7,899 27.1 2 1
Sinn Féin (Pro-Treaty) Seán McGarry 4,295 14.7 3 3
Sinn Féin (Anti-Treaty) Seán T. O'Kelly 1,941 6.7 4 6
Sinn Féin (Anti-Treaty) Philip Shanahan 2,172 7.5
Independent Henry Barnardo 1,800 6.2
Sinn Féin (Anti-Treaty) Kathleen Clarke 1,557 5.4
Electorate: 41,440   Valid: 29,129   Quota: 5,826   Turnout: 70.3%

1921 general election[edit]

1921 general election: Dublin Mid[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref % Seat Count
Sinn Féin Kathleen Clarke Unopposed N/A 1
Sinn Féin Seán McGarry Unopposed N/A 2
Sinn Féin Seán T. O'Kelly Unopposed N/A 3
Sinn Féin Philip Shanahan Unopposed N/A 4

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Walker, Brian M, ed. (1992). Parliamentary election results in Ireland, 1918–92. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy. ISBN 0-901714-96-8. ISSN 0332-0286. 
  2. ^ a b "General election 1921: Dublin Mid". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 7 September 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "General election 1922: Dublin Mid". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 7 September 2010. 

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