Inistioge (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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Former Borough constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created  ()
Abolished 1800
Replaced by Disenfranchised

Inistioge or Innistiogue was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.


In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Inistioge was represented with two members.[1]

Members of Parliament[edit]


Election First member First party Second member Second party
1689 Patriot Parliament Edward FitzGerald James Bolger
1692 Edward Deane Robert Stopford
1695 Thomas Keightley
1703 Edward Deane Benjamin Portlock
1713 Charles Monck
1715 Edward Deane
1717 Stephen Deane [note 1]
1727 Folliot Ponsonby [note 2]
November 1727 Henry Ponsonby
1745 Edward Deane
1749 Edward Herbert
1751 Joseph Deane
1761 Joseph Deane John Hobson
1768 Joseph Matthews Lodge Evans Morres
1776 Edward Tighe [note 3] John Lloyd [note 4]
1777 John Flood John Parnell [note 5]
1783 George Ponsonby John Ussher
1790 John Lloyd
1797 Henry Tighe
1798 William Tighe
1801 Disenfranchised


  1. ^ Declared not duly elected in 1727
  2. ^ Declared not duly elected in 1727
  3. ^ Also elected for Athboy in 1776, for which he chose to sit
  4. ^ Also elected for King's County in 1776, for which he chose to sit
  5. ^ Succeeded as 2nd Baronet in 1782


  1. ^ O'Hart (2007), p. 502


  • O'Hart, John (2007). The Irish and Anglo-Irish Landed Gentry: When Cromwell came to Ireland. vol. II. Heritage Books. ISBN 0-7884-1927-7. 
  • Leigh Rayment's historical List of Members of the Irish House of Commonscites: Johnston-Liik, Edith Mary (2002). The History of the Irish Parliament 1692-1800 (6 volumes). Ulster Historical Foundation.