Galway County (UK Parliament constituency)

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Galway County
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
Number of members Two
Replaced by Galway Connemara, East Galway, North Galway and South Galway

The UK Parliament constituency of County Galway was an historic Irish constituency, comprised the whole of County Galway, except for the Borough of Galway. It replaced the pre-Act of Union Parliament of Ireland constituency. Its representatives sat in the British House of Commons.

It returned two Members of Parliament.

The constituency was abolished in 1885 and replaced by smaller constituencies in the county.

Members of Parliament[edit]

  • Constituency created (1801)
Year First member Second member
1801 Richard Le Poer Trench Richard Martin
1805 Denis Bowes Daly
1812 James Daly
1818 Richard Martin
1827 James Staunton Lambert
1830 Sir John Burke
1832 Thomas Barnewall Martin James Daly
1835 John James Bodkin
1847 Thomas Burke Christopher St. George
1852 Thomas Arthur Bellew
1857 William Henry Gregory
1865 Lord Dunkellin
1867 Viscount Burke
1871 Mitchell Henry
1872 John Philip Nolan
1872 William Le Poer Trench
1874 John Philip Nolan

The constituency was abolished in 1885 and replaced by the following constituencies: