Kinsale (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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Former Borough constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created 1334 (1334)
Abolished 1800
Replaced by Kinsale

Kinsale was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.


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

Members of Parliament, 1559–1801[edit]


Election First member First party Second member Second party
1689 Patriot Parliament Andrew Murrogh Miles de Courcey
1692 Edward Southwell Jonas Stawell
1695 James Weller
1703 Henry Hawley William Southwell
1713 Edward Southwell
September 1725 Anthony Stawell [note 1]
1725 Sir Richard Meade, 3rd Bt
October 1731 Gervais Parker [note 2]
November 1731 Richard Ponsonby
1745 Jonas Stawell
1761 John Folliott Edward Southwell
1765 Agmondisham Vesey
1768 James Kearney
1783 Cromwell Price
1790 William Rowley
1798 Samuel Campbell Rowley
1801 Succeeded by the Westminster constituency Kinsale


  1. ^ Declared not duly elected in 1725
  2. ^ Declared not duly elected in 1731


  1. ^ O'Hart (2007), p. 501


  • 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. 
  • Johnston-Liik, E. M. (2002). History of the Irish Parliament, 1692–1800., Publisher: Ulster Historical Foundation (28 Feb 2002), ISBN 1-903688-09-4
  • Tim Cadogan and Jeremiah Falvey, A Biographical Dictionary of Cork, 2006, Four Courts Press ISBN 1-84682-030-8
  • 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.