East Cork (UK Parliament constituency)
This article is about 1885–1922 constituency of the United Kingdom House of Commons and of the 1919–1921 First Dáil. For the post-1923 constituency, see Cork East (Dáil Éireann constituency).
Former County constituency|
for the House of Commons
|Number of members||One|
|Created from||County Cork and Youghal|
East Cork, a division of County Cork, 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.
Until the 1885 general election the area was part of the Cork County constituency. From 1922 it was not represented in the UK Parliament, as it was no longer in the UK.
This constituency comprised the eastern part of County Cork.
Members of Parliament
|1885||William John Lane||Irish Parliamentary Party|
|1892||Anthony John Charles Donelan||Anti-Parnellite|
|1900||Irish Parliamentary Party|
|1911 by-election||John Muldoon||Irish Parliamentary Party|
|1918||David Kent||Sinn Féin|
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The election of December 1910 was declared void after petition. The resultant by-election was won by John Muldoon (Irish Parliamentary Party) on 15 July 1911.
- Parliamentary Election Results in Ireland, 1801-1922, edited by B.M. Walker (Royal Irish Academy 1978)
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