Donegal Borough (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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

Donegal Borough was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800. It is now represented in the Dáil.

Members of Parliament, 1613–1801

ElectionFirst memberFirst partySecond memberSecond party
1613 William Crofton Walter White
1634 William Crofton Gilbert Domville
1639 Andrew Wilson William Dixon
1661 Henry Brooke[note 1] Thomas Juxon
1689 Donegal Borough was not represented in the Patriot Parliament[2]
1692 William Conolly Whig John Hamilton
1695 William Gore
1703 Sir Ralph Gore, 4th Bt Whig Richard Jones
1713 Sir Arthur Gore, 2nd Bt [note 2] Whig George Macartney
1715 Henry Maxwell Robert Miller
1725 Alexander Montgomery
1727 Arthur Gore [note 3]
1730 John Folliott
1759 Hon. Arthur Saunders Gore
1761 Robert Doyne John Knox
1768 Viscount Sudley Richard Gore
1774 Barry Yelverton [note 4]
1776 James Cuffe [note 5]
June 1776 Henry Vaughan Brooke
1777 Robert Longfield
1779 Henry Cope
October 1783 Henry Hatton Viscount Sudley [note 6]
1783 Sir John Evans-Freke, 2nd Bt
1790 William Downes Humphrey Butler
1797 William Keller
1798 Hugh O'Donnell William Cusack-Smith
1799 Charles Kendal Bushe
1801 Disenfranchised


  1. Knighted in 1664[1]
  2. Also elected for Mayo in 1715, for which he chose to sit
  3. Succeeded as 3rd Baronet in 1741
  4. Also elected for Carrickfergus in 1776, for which he chose to sit
  5. Also elected for Mayo in 1776, for which he chose to sit
  6. Also elected for Baltimore in 1783, for which he chose to sit


  1. W. A. Shaw and G. D. Burtchaell, The Knights of England, vol. II (1906) p. 239.
  2. O'Hart (2007), p. 501


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