South Tipperary (UK Parliament constituency)

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South Tipperary
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
18851922
Number of members One
Created from Clonmel and Tipperary

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

Prior to 1885 the area was part of the Tipperary (UK Parliament constituency). From 1922 it was not represented in the UK Parliament.

Boundaries[edit]

This constituency comprised the southern part of County Tipperary. The seat was defined under the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885 as comprising the baronies of Clanwilliam, and Iffa and Offa West. The seat was unchanged under the Redistribution of Seats (Ireland) Act 1918.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Year Member Party
1885 John O'Connor Nationalist
1892 Francis Mandeville Anti-Parnellite Nationalist
1900 John Cullinan Nationalist
1918 P. J. Moloney Sinn Féin

Elections[edit]

Elections in the 1880s[edit]

General Election 1885: South Tipperary[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary John O'Connor 3,572 96.7 N/A
Irish Conservative Christopher Barton 122 3.3 N/A
Majority 3,450 93.4 N/A
Turnout 3,694 63.2 N/A
Registered electors 5,841
Irish Parliamentary win (new seat)
General Election 1886: South Tipperary[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary John O'Connor Unopposed
Registered electors 5,841
Irish Parliamentary hold

Elections in the 1890s[edit]

General Election 1892: South Tipperary[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish National Federation Francis Mandeville 2,571 76.9 N/A
Irish National League John O'Connor 773 23.1 N/A
Majority 1,798 53.8 N/A
Turnout 3,344 56.1 N/A
Registered electors 5,964
Irish National Federation gain from Irish Parliamentary Swing N/A
General Election 1895: South Tipperary[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish National Federation Francis Mandeville 1,723 58.5 −18.4
Irish National League Arthur John Moore 1,222 41.5 +18.4
Majority 501 17.0 −36.8
Turnout 2,945 52.2 −3.9
Registered electors 5,644
Irish National Federation hold Swing −18.4

Elections in the 1900s[edit]

General Election 1900: South Tipperary[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary John Cullinan Unopposed
Registered electors 5,695
Irish Parliamentary hold
General Election 1906: South Tipperary[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary John Cullinan Unopposed
Registered electors 5,695
Irish Parliamentary hold

Elections in the 1910s[edit]

General Election January 1910: South Tipperary[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary John Cullinan Unopposed
Registered electors 4,917
Irish Parliamentary hold
General Election December 1910: South Tipperary[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary John Cullinan Unopposed
Registered electors 4,917
Irish Parliamentary hold
General Election 1918: South Tipperary[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Sinn Féin P. J. Moloney 8,744 76.4 N/A
Irish Parliamentary John Cullinan 2,701 23.6 N/A
Majority 6,043 52.8 N/A
Turnout 11,445 77.8 N/A
Registered electors 14,716
Sinn Féin gain from Irish Parliamentary Swing N/A

References[edit]

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