June 1874 Galway Borough by-election

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The Galway Borough by-election of 1874 was held on 29 June 1874. The byelection was held due to the void Election of the incumbent Home Rule MP, Frank Hugh O'Donnell, in the March By-election. It was won by the Home Rule candidate Michael Francis Ward.[1]

Galway Borough by-election, June 1874
Registered electors 1,444[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Home Rule Michael Francis Ward 726 71.6 N/A
Liberal James Henry Monahan 288 28.4 N/A
Majority 438 43.2 N/A
Turnout 1,014 70.2 N/A
Home Rule hold Swing N/A


  1. ^ "House of Commons". www.leighrayment.com. Retrieved 17 September 2016.
  2. ^ Walker, Brian Mercer (1978). Parliamentary Election Results in Ireland, 1801-1922. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy. p. 120.