Cork City South-East (Dáil Éireann constituency)

Cork City South-East
Former Dáil Éireann
Parliamentary Constituency
Former constituency
Created 1969
Abolished 1977
Seats 3
County/City council County Cork

Cork City South-East was a parliamentary constituency represented in Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Irish parliament or Oireachtas from 1969 to 1977. The constituency elected 3 deputies (Teachtaí Dála, commonly known in English as TDs) to the Dáil, using the single transferable vote form of proportional representation (PR-STV).


The constituency was created under the Electoral (Amendment) Act 1969 for the 1969 general election to Dáil Éireann.[1] The old Cork Borough constituency was divided into the new constituencies of Cork City North-West and Cork City South-East. It was abolished under the Electoral (Amendment) Act 1974, when the Cork City North West and Cork City South East constituencies were replaced by the new constituency of Cork City.


The constituency comprised the southern part of Cork city and suburbs.[1]


Teachtaí Dála (TDs) for Cork City South-East 19691977[2]
19th 1969[3] Pearse Wyse
Gus Healy
Peter Barry
20th 1973[4]
21st 1977 Constituency abolished. See Cork City

Note: The columns in this table are used only for presentational purposes, and no significance should be attached to the order of columns. For details of the order in which seats were won at each election, see the detailed results of that election.


1973 general election

1973 general election: Cork City South-East[4]
Party Candidate 1st Pref % Seat Count
Fianna Fáil Pearse Wyse 10,411 36.2 1 1
Fianna Fáil Gus Healy 4,836 16.8 2
Fine Gael Peter Barry 6,566 22.9 3
Fine Gael Seán O'Leary 3,057 10.6
Labour Party Robert Rice 2,290 8.0
Independent Gerard Carroll 1,162 4.0
Independent Timothy O'Sullivan 289 1.0
Independent Veronica Hartland 121 0.4
Electorate: ?   Valid: 28,732   Quota: 7,184   Turnout:

1969 general election

1969 general election: Cork City South-East[3]
Party Candidate 1st Pref % Seat Count
Fianna Fáil Pearse Wyse 10,434 38.6 1 1
Fianna Fáil Gus Healy 3,982 14.7 2
Fine Gael Peter Barry 5,908 21.8 3
Fine Gael Seán O'Leary 2,379 8.8
Labour Party Con Donovan 2,295 8.5
Labour Party Kevin Hurley 2,020 7.5
Electorate: ?   Valid: 27,018   Quota: 6,755   Turnout:

See also


  1. 1 2 "Electoral (Amendment) Act, 1969: Schedule (Constituencies)". Irish Statute Book database. Retrieved 28 February 2009.
  2. Walker, Brian M, ed. (1992). Parliamentary election results in Ireland, 1918–92. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy. ISBN 0-901714-96-8. ISSN 0332-0286.
  3. 1 2 "General election 1969: Cork City South–East". Retrieved 28 February 2009.
  4. 1 2 "General election 1973: Cork City South–East". Retrieved 28 February 2009.

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