East Tipperary (UK Parliament constituency)
|Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
|Number of members||One|
East Tipperary was a UK Parliament constituency in Ireland, returning one Member of Parliament 1885–1922.
This constituency comprised the eastern part of County Tipperary. Prior to the United Kingdom general election, 1885 the area was part of the Tipperary (UK Parliament constituency). From 1922 it was not represented in the UK Parliament.
Members of Parliament
|1885, December 1||Thomas Joseph Condon||Irish Parliamentary||Party split|
|1890, December 1||Anti-Parnellite||Joined new organisation|
|1891, March 1||Irish National Federation||Re-elected as an IPP candidate|
|1900, October 2||Irish Parliamentary|
|1918, December 14 2||Pierce McCan||Sinn Féin||Did not take his seat at Westminster|
|1919, March 6 3||vacant|
|1922, October 26||UK constituency abolished|
- 1 Not an election, but the date of a party change. The Irish Parliamentary Party had been created in 1882, on the initiative of Charles Stewart Parnell's Irish National League. Both the IPP and the INL split into Parnellite and Anti-Parnellite factions, in December 1890. The Parnellites remained members of the Irish National League after the split and the Anti-Parnellites organised the Irish National Federation in March 1891. The two organisations and the United Irish League merged in 1900, to re-create the Irish Parliamentary Party.
- 2 Date of polling day. The result was declared on 28 December 1918, to allow time for votes cast by members of the armed forces to be included in the count.
- 3 Not an election. McCan died.
- 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 "T" (part 1)[self-published source][better source needed]
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