South East Cork (UK Parliament constituency)
|South East Cork|
Former County constituency|
for the House of Commons
|Number of members||One|
|Created from||Bandon, County Cork and Kinsale|
South 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.
This constituency comprised the south-eastern part of County Cork.
Members of Parliament
|1885||John Hooper||Irish Parliamentary Party|
|1889||John Morrogh||Irish Parliamentary Party|
|1900||Eugene Crean||Irish Parliamentary Party|
|1906||Irish Parliamentary Party|
|1910 (Jan)||All-for-Ireland League|
|1910 (Dec)||All-for-Ireland League|
|1918||Diarmuid Lynch||Sinn Féin|
Morrogh resigned to pursue business interests in South Africa (he was a director of De Beers) and because of disagreements with John Dillon and William O'Brien. His successor Dr Andrew Commins was returned unopposed when nominations closed on 28 June 1893.
- 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 "C" (part 5)