Athboy (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

Former constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created 1613 (1613)
Abolished 1800
Replaced by Disenfranchised

Athboy was a constituency in County Meath represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.


In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Athboy was represented with two members.[1]

Members of Parliament, 1613–1801


ElectionFirst memberFirst partySecond memberSecond party
1689 Patriot Parliament John Trinder Robert Longfield
1692 Thomas Bligh Peter Westenra
1695 Garret Wesley James Napper
1703 Robert Johnson John Wade
1705 Robert Johnson
1713 John Bligh
1715 Thomas Bligh
1721 Richard Ashe [note 1]
1727 Robert Napper
1739 Hon. John Bligh
1748 William Napper
1761 William Tighe
1775 Hon. John Crosbie [note 2]
1776 Edward Tighe William Chapman
1783 Hugh Howard Thomas Cherburgh Bligh
1800 Hon. Edward Bligh
1801 Constituency disenfranchised


  1. Also elected for Trim in 1727, for which he chose to sit
  2. Styled as Viscount Crosbie from 1776


  1. O'Hart (2007), p. 503


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