North Galway (UK Parliament constituency)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
North Galway
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
18851922
Number of members One
Created from County Galway

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

Prior to the United Kingdom general election, 1885 the area was part of the Galway County constituency. From 1922 it was not represented in the UK Parliament.

Boundaries[edit]

This constituency comprised the northern part of County Galway.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1885 John Philip Nolan Irish Parliamentary Party
1890 Parnellite
1895 Denis Kilbride Anti-Parnellite
1900 John Philip Nolan Irish Parliamentary Party
1906 Thomas Higgins
1906 Richard Hazleton
January 1910
December 1910
1914
1918 Bryan Cusack Sinn Féin
1921 Constituency merged into Galway (Dáil Éireann constituency)

Elections[edit]

'The elections in this constituency took place using the first past the post electoral system.

Elections in the 1880s[edit]

General Election 1885: North Galway[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary John Philip Nolan Unopposed
Irish Parliamentary win (new seat)
General Election 1886: North Galway[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary John Philip Nolan Unopposed
Irish Parliamentary hold

Elections in the 1890s[edit]

General Election 1892: North Galway[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish National League John Philip Nolan 2,040 55.3 N/A
Irish National Federation Charles Kearns Deane Tanner 1,651 44.7 N/A
Majority 389 10.5 N/A
Turnout 3,691 44.3 N/A
Registered electors 8,328
Irish National League gain from Irish Parliamentary Swing N/A
General Election 1895: North Galway[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish National Federation Denis Kilbride 2,590 56.1 +11.4
Irish National League John Philip Nolan 2,025 43.9 −11.4
Majority 565 12.2 N/A
Turnout 4,615 46.0 +1.7
Registered electors 10,034
Irish National Federation gain from Irish National League Swing +11.4

Elections in the 1900s[edit]

General Election 1900: North Galway[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary John Philip Nolan Unopposed
Irish Parliamentary hold
General Election 1906: North Galway[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary Thomas Higgins 2,585 70.8 N/A
Independent Nationalist John Philip Nolan 1,064 29.2 N/A
Majority 1,521 41.7 N/A
Turnout 3,649 47.5 N/A
Registered electors 7,689
Irish Parliamentary hold Swing N/A
By-election, 1906: North Galway[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary Richard Hazleton Unopposed
Irish Parliamentary hold

Elections in the 1910s[edit]

General Election January 1910: North Galway[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary Richard Hazleton Unopposed
Irish Parliamentary hold
General Election December 1910: North Galway[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary Richard Hazleton Unopposed
Irish Parliamentary hold
By-election 1914: North Galway[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary Richard Hazleton Unopposed
Irish Parliamentary hold
General Election 1918: Galway North[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Sinn Féin Bryan Cusack 8,896 69.0 N/A
Irish Parliamentary Thomas Sloyan 3,999 31.0 N/A
Majority 4,897 38.0 N/A
Turnout 12,885 61.3 N/A
Registered electors 21,036
Sinn Féin gain from Irish Parliamentary Swing N/A

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.