Galway County (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

Galway County
Former County constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created  ()
Abolished 1800
Replaced by Galway County

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


In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Galway County was represented with two members.[1] Following the Act of Union 1800 the constituency became Galway County (UK Parliament constituency).

Members of Parliament

YearFirst memberSecond member
1613–1615 Sir Valentine Blake, 1st Bt
1634–1635 Sir Valentine Blake, 3rd Bt


ElectionFirst memberFirst partySecond memberSecond party
1689 Patriot Parliament Sir Ulick Burke, 3rd Bt Sir Walter Blake, 6th Bt
1692 John Eyre Sir Oliver St George, 1st Bt
1703 John French
1709 Edward Ormsby
1713 John Eyre Patrick French
1715 Edward Ormsby Frederick Trench
1727 John Eyre
1745 Hon. Thomas Bermingham
1750 George Warburton
1753 Charles Daly Robert French
1761 Richard Trench
August 1768 Lord Dunkellin [note 1] Denis Daly
1768 William Trench
1790 Joseph Blake
1798 Hon. Richard Trench
1800 Richard Martin
1801 Succeeded by the Westminster constituency Galway County


  1. Declared not duly elected in 1768Pa


  1. O'Hart (2007), p. 502


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