West Kerry (UK Parliament constituency)

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West Kerry
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
18851922
Number of members One
Created from County Kerry and Tralee

West Kerry was a parliamentary constituency in Ireland, represented in the Parliament of the United Kingdom. From 1885 to 1922 it returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

Prior to the 1885 general election the area was part of the Kerry constituency. Following the Anglo-Irish Treaty and the formation of the Irish Free State in 1922, the area was no longer represented in the UK Parliament. The successor constituency in the new Dáil Éireann was Kerry–Limerick West first established under the Government of Ireland Act 1920 to elect members to the House of Commons of Southern Ireland in 1921.

Boundaries[edit]

This constituency comprised the western part of County Kerry.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Years Member Party
1885–1890 Edward Harrington Irish Parliamentary Party
1891–1892 Parnellite
1892–1900 Sir Thomas Henry Grattan Esmonde Bt Anti-Parnellite
1900–1918 Thomas O'Donnell Irish Parliamentary Party
1918–1922 Austin Stack Sinn Féin

Elections[edit]

References[edit]