East Wicklow (UK Parliament constituency)

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East Wicklow
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
18851922
Number of members One
Created from Wicklow

East Wicklow, a division of County Wicklow, was a parliamentary constituency in Ireland, represented in the Parliament of the United Kingdom. From 1885 to 1922 it returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

Until the 1885 general election the area was part of the Wicklow constituency. From 1922 it was not represented in the UK Parliament, as it was no longer in the UK.

Boundaries[edit]

This constituency comprised the eastern part of County Wicklow.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1885 William Joseph Corbet Nationalist
1890 National League (Parnellite)
1892 John Sweetman National Federation (Anti-Parnellite)
1895 Edward Peter O'Kelly National Federation (Anti-Parnellite)
1895 William Joseph Corbet National League (Parnellite)
1900 Denis Joseph Cogan Nationalist
1907 John Muldoon Nationalist
1911 Anthony John Charles Donelan Nationalist
1918 Seán Etchingham Sinn Féin
1922 UK constituency abolished

Elections[edit]

Elections in the 1910s[edit]

General Election 1918: East Wicklow[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Sinn Féin Sean R Etchingham 5916 53.9 n/a
Irish Unionist Alexander P Keene 2600 23.7 n/a
Irish Parliamentary Denis Cogan 2466 22.4 n/a
Majority 3,316 30.2 n/a
Turnout 10,982 72.1 n/a
Sinn Féin win

References[edit]