Mid Cork (UK Parliament constituency)
|Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
|Number of members||One|
|Created from||County Cork|
Mid Cork, a division of County Cork, 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.
This constituency comprised the central part of County Cork.
Members of Parliament
|1885||Charles Kearns Deane Tanner||Irish Parliamentary Party|
|1900||Irish Parliamentary Party|
|1901 by-election||Daniel Desmond Sheehan||Irish Parliamentary Party|
|1906||Irish Parliamentary Party|
|1906 by-election||Independent Labour|
|1910 (Jan)||All-for-Ireland League|
|1910 (Dec)||All-for-Ireland League|
|1918||Terence Joseph McSwiney||Sinn Féin|
After being returned unopposed in the 1906 general election, Sheehan was expelled from the IPP on the grounds of being a "factionist" and, in protest and to re-emphasize his public support, he resigned the seat and re-stood as an Independent (Labour) candidate in the resulting by-election.
|31 December 1906 (by-election)|
|Daniel Desmond Sheehan||Independent Labour||returned unopposed|
- Parliamentary Election Results in Ireland, 1801-1922, edited by B.M. Walker (Royal Irish Academy 1978)
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "C" (part 5)[self-published source][better source needed]
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