Birr (UK Parliament constituency)
|King's County Birr|
Former County constituency|
for the House of Commons
|Number of members||one|
|Replaced by||King's County|
|Created from||King's County|
Birr, 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.
This constituency comprised the south-western part of King's County now known as County Offaly. It consisted of the baronies of Ballycowan, Ballyboy and Eglish, Ballybritt, Clonlisk and Garrycastle.
Members of Parliament
|1885||Bernard Charles Molloy||Irish Parliamentary Party|
|1900||Michael Reddy||Irish Parliamentary Party|
|1918||Constituency merged into King's County|
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- ↑ Debrett's House of Commons and the Judicial Branch (Dean and Son, 1896) page 217.
- Parliamentary Election Results in Ireland, 1801–1922, edited by B.M. Walker (Royal Irish Academy 1978)
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "B" (part 3)
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