East Galway (UK Parliament constituency)

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East Galway
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
Number of members One
Created from County Galway

East Galway was a UK Parliament constituency in Ireland, returning one Member of Parliament 1885–1922.

Prior to the United Kingdom general election, 1885 the area was part of the Galway County constituency. From 1922 it was not represented in the UK Parliament.


This constituency comprised the eastern part of County Galway.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1885 Matthew Harris Irish Parliamentary Party
1890 by-election John Roche Irish Parliamentary Party
18901 Anti-Parnellite
1914 by-election James Cosgrave Irish Parliamentary Party
1918 Liam Mellows Sinn Féin
1921 constituency merged into Galway (Dáil Éireann constituency)