Tipperary (UK Parliament constituency)
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|Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
|Number of members||Two|
|Replaced by||East Tipperary, Mid Tipperary, North Tipperary and South Tipperary|
This constituency comprised the whole of County Tipperary, except the Parliamentary boroughs of Cashel (1801-1870) and Clonmel (1801-1885). In 1885 the constituency was divided into East Tipperary, Mid Tipperary, North Tipperary and South Tipperary.
Members of Parliament
|Whig||Francis Aldborough Prittie||757||N/A|
|Tory||John Hely Hutchison||537||N/A|
- 1869 In the by-election of that year, O'Donovan Rossa was returned to the Commons for the Tipperary. He defeated the Liberal Catholic Denis Caulfield Heron by 1054 to 898 votes. The election was declared invalid because he was an imprisoned felon.
- expelled 16 Feb 1857
- as a convicted felon, he was declared ineligible to sit 10 Feb 1870
- he was adjudged to be a convicted felon and thus ineligible to be elected 18 Feb 1875. At the subsequent by-election held on 13 Mar 1875, he was again returned. He died a week later and the seat was assigned to Stephen Moore (the defeated candidate at the 13 Mar by-election) on 27 May 1875
- A. M. Sullivan, New Ireland, London, n.d. [c. 1877], pp. 329–330. Ricorso profile of Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa claims the result was 1131 to 1028.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "T" (part 1)[self-published source][better source needed]
- The Parliaments of England by Henry Stooks Smith (1st edition published in three volumes 1844-50), 2nd edition edited (in one volume) by F.W.S. Craig (Political Reference Publications 1973)
- Parliamentary Election Results in Ireland, 1801-1922, edited by B.M. Walker (Royal Irish Academy 1978)