Athlone–Longford (Dáil constituency)
Athlone–Longford was a parliamentary constituency represented in Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Irish parliament or Oireachtas from 1937 to 1948. The constituency elected 3 deputies (Teachtaí Dála, commonly known as TDs) to the Dáil, using the single transferable vote form of proportional representation (PR-STV).
|Former Dáil Éireann|
|County/City council||County Longford|
- "The administrative County of Longford,
- The District electoral divisions of:
- Athlone West Rural, Ballydangan, Ballynamona, Caltragh, Carnagh, Carrowreagh, Castlesampson, Cloonburren, Cloonown, Crannagh, Creagh, Culliagh, Drumlosh, Dysart, Kilcar, Kiltoom, Lecarrow, Moore, Rockhill, Taghboy, Taghma-connell, Thomastown and Turrock in the administrative County of Roscommon; and
- The District Electoral Divisions of:
- Ardnagragh, Athlone East Rural, Auburn, Carn, Castledaly, Doonis, Glassan, Killinure, Mount Temple, Moydrum, Muckanagh, Noughaval and Tubbrit and the Urban District of Athlone in the administrative County of Westmeath."
|Teachtaí Dála (TDs) for Athlone–Longford 1937–1948|
|Seán Mac Eoin|
|10th||1938||Erskine H. Childers|
|13th||1948||Constituency abolished. See Longford–Westmeath|
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.
1944 general electionEdit
|1944 general election: Athlone–Longford|
|Fine Gael||Seán Mac Eoin||6,235||23.6||1|
|Fianna Fáil||Thomas Carter||6,501||24.6||2|
|Fianna Fáil||Erskine H. Childers||4,716||17.8||3|
|Labour Party||Martin Timlin||3,266||12.3|
|Fianna Fáil||James Victory||3,110||11.8|
|Fine Gael||Michael O'Meara||2,646||10.0|
|Electorate: ? Valid: 26,474 Quota: 6,619 Turnout: ?|
1943 general electionEdit
|1943 general election: Athlone–Longford|
|Fine Gael||Seán Mac Eoin||6,979||24.4||1|
|Fianna Fáil||Erskine H. Childers||4,180||14.6||2|
|Fianna Fáil||Thomas Carter||4,041||14.1||3|
|Fianna Fáil||James Victory||4,010||14.0|
|Labour Party||Martin Timlin||3,119||10.9|
|Fine Gael||William Finnerty||3,012||10.5|
|Labour Party||Henry Broderick||2,055||7.2|
|Electorate: ? Valid: 28,612 Quota: 7,154 Turnout:|
1938 general electionEdit
|1938 general election: Athlone–Longford|
|Fine Gael||Seán Mac Eoin||6,936||23.8||1|
|Fianna Fáil||James Victory||6,107||21.0||2|
|Fianna Fáil||Erskine H. Childers||4,885||16.8||3|
|Fianna Fáil||Matthew Davis||4,418||15.2|
|Fine Gael||William Finnerty||4,183||14.4|
|Labour Party||Martin Timlin||2,570||8.8|
|Electorate: ? Valid: 29,099 Quota: 7,275 Turnout:|
1937 general electionEdit
|1937 general election: Athlone–Longford|
|Fine Gael||Seán Mac Eoin||7,587||25.8||1||1|
|Fianna Fáil||James Victory||4,565||15.5||2|
|Fianna Fáil||Matthew Davis||4,132||14.0||3|
|Fine Gael||William Finnerty||3,556||12.1|
|Labour Party||Henry Broderick||3,018||10.3|
|Fianna Fáil||Patrick Killion||1,808||6.1|
|Electorate: ? Valid: 29,447 Quota: 7,362 Turnout:|
- "Electoral (Revision of Constituencies) Act, 1935: First Schedule (Revised constituencies)". Irish Statute Book database. Retrieved 5 March 2009.
- "Electoral (Amendment) Act, 1947: First Schedule (Constituencies)". Irish Statute Book database. Retrieved 5 March 2009.
- Walker, Brian M, ed. (1992). Parliamentary election results in Ireland, 1918–92. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy. ISBN 0-901714-96-8. ISSN 0332-0286.
- "General election 1937: Athlone–Longford". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 11 September 2010.
- "General election 1938: Athlone–Longford". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 11 September 2010.
- "General election 1943: Athlone–Longford". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 11 September 2010.
- "General election 1944: Athlone–Longford". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 11 September 2010.