Mid Tipperary (UK Parliament constituency)

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Mid Tipperary
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
18851922
Number of members One
Created from Tipperary

Mid Tipperary was a UK Parliament constituency in Ireland, returning one Member of Parliament 1885–1922.

This constituency comprised the central part of County Tipperary. Prior to the 1885 general election the area was part of the Tipperary (UK Parliament constituency). From 1922 it was not represented in the UK Parliament.


Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1885 Thomas Mayne Irish Parliamentary
1890 Henry Harrison Irish Parliamentary
1892 John McCarthy Irish National Federation
1893 James Francis Hogan Irish National Federation
1900 Kendal Edmund O'Brien Irish Parliamentary
Jan 1910 John Hackett Irish Parliamentary
1918 Seámus Burke Sinn Féin
1922 Abolished

Elections[edit]

Elections in the 1880s[edit]

General Election 1885: Mid Tipperary[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary Thomas Mayne 3,804 93.7 N/A
Irish Conservative George Edward Ryan 255 6.3 N/A
Majority 3,549 87.4 N/A
Turnout 4,059 62.3 N/A
Registered electors 6,517
Irish Parliamentary win (new seat)
General Election 1886: Mid Tipperary[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary Thomas Mayne Unopposed
Registered electors 6,517
Irish Parliamentary hold

Elections in the 1890s[edit]

Mayne resigns, prompting a by-election.

By-election, 1890: Mid Tipperary[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary Henry Harrison Unopposed
Registered electors 7,276
Irish Parliamentary hold
General Election 1892: Mid Tipperary[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish National Federation John McCarthy 3,284 72.7 N/A
Irish National League Michael Conway 887 19.6 N/A
Irish Unionist William Charles Heaton-Armstrong 346 7.7 N/A
Majority 2,397 53.1 N/A
Turnout 4,517 59.5 N/A
Registered electors 7,596
Irish National Federation gain from Irish Parliamentary Swing N/A

McCarthy dies, causing a by-election.

By-election, 1893: Mid Tipperary[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish National Federation James Francis Hogan Unopposed
Registered electors 7,482
Irish National Federation hold
General Election 1895: Mid Tipperary[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish National Federation James Francis Hogan Unopposed
Registered electors 7,127
Irish National Federation hold

Elections in the 1900s[edit]

General Election 1900: Mid Tipperary[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary Kendal Edmund O'Brien 2,316 79.8 N/A
Healyite Nationalist Florence O'Driscoll 587 20.2 N/A
Majority 1,729 59.6 N/A
Turnout 2,903 42.8 N/A
Registered electors 6,776
Irish Parliamentary hold Swing N/A
General Election 1906: Mid Tipperary[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary Kendal Edmund O'Brien Unopposed
Registered electors 5,997
Irish Parliamentary hold

Elections in the 1910s[edit]

General Election January 1910: Mid Tipperary[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary John Hackett Unopposed
Registered electors 6,105
Irish Parliamentary hold
General Election December 1910: Mid Tipperary[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary John Hackett 2,440 58.7 N/A
All-for-Ireland Martin O'Dwyer 1,716 41.3 N/A
Majority 724 17.4 N/A
Turnout 4,156 68.1 N/A
Registered electors 6,105
Irish Parliamentary hold Swing N/A
General Election 1918: Mid Tipperary[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Sinn Féin Séamus Burke Unopposed
Registered electors 17,458
Sinn Féin gain from Irish Parliamentary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Walker, B.M., ed. (1978). Parliamentary Election Results in Ireland, 1801-1922. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy. ISBN 0901714127.