Tullamore (UK Parliament constituency)

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King's County Tullamore
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
18851918
Number of members one
Replaced by King's County
Created from King's County and Portarlington

Tullamore, a division of King's County, was a UK Parliament constituency in Ireland, returning one Member of Parliament 1885–1918.

Prior to the United Kingdom general election, 1885 and after the dissolution of Parliament in 1918 the area was part of the King's County constituency.

Boundaries[edit]

This constituency comprised the north-eastern part of King's County now known as County Offaly.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1885 Joseph Francis Fox Irish Parliamentary Party
1892 Anti-Parnellite Nationalist
1900 Edmund Haviland-Burke Irish Parliamentary Party
1914 by-election Edward John Graham Independent Nationalist
1918 by-election Dr Patrick McCartan Sinn Féin
1918 Constituency merged into King's County

Elections[edit]

General Election 4 December 1885: King's County Tullamore
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Nationalist Joseph Francis Fox 3700 92.0
Liberal Walter Hussey Walsh 323 8.0
Turnout 5162 77.9
Irish Nationalist gain from new seat Swing
General Election 3 July 1886: King's County Tullamore
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Nationalist Joseph Francis Fox
Turnout 5162
Irish Nationalist hold Swing
General Election 8 July 1892: King's County Tullamore
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish National Federation Joseph Francis Fox
Turnout 5295
Irish National Federation gain from Irish Nationalist Swing
General Election 15 July 1895: King's County Tullamore
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish National Federation Joseph Francis Fox
Turnout 5081
Irish National Federation hold Swing
General Election 2 October 1900: King's County Tullamore
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Nationalist Edmund Haviland-Burke
Turnout 4939
Irish Nationalist gain from Irish National Federation Swing
General Election 16 January 1906: King's County Tullamore
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Nationalist Edmund Haviland-Burke
Turnout 4605
Irish Nationalist hold Swing
General Election 17 January 1910: King's County Tullamore
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Nationalist Edmund Haviland-Burke
Turnout 4472
Irish Nationalist hold Swing
General Election 5 December 1910: King's County Tullamore
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Nationalist Edmund Haviland-Burke
Turnout 4472
Irish Nationalist hold Swing
By-election, 8 December 1914: King's County Tullamore
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Nationalist Edward John Graham 1667 51.2
Irish Nationalist Patrick F. Adams 1588 48.8
Majority 79 2.4 N/A
Turnout 4547 71.6
Independent Nationalist gain from Irish Nationalist Swing
By-election, 19 April 1918: King's County Tullamore
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Sinn Féin Patrick McCartan
Turnout 4601
Sinn Féin gain from Independent Nationalist Swing

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