Cork South was a parliamentary constituency represented in Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Irish parliament or Oireachtas from 1948 to 1961. The constituency elected 3 deputies (Teachtaí Dála, commonly known as TDs) to the Dáil, on the system of proportional representation by means of the single transferable vote (PR-STV).
|Former Dáil Constituency|
|County/City council||County Cork|
The constituency was created under the Electoral (Amendment) Act 1947, for the 1948 general election to Dáil Éireann. It succeeded the constituency of Cork South-East. It was abolished under the Electoral (Amendment) Act 1961, when it was partially replaced by the new constituency of Cork South-West.
|Teachtaí Dála (TDs) for Cork South 1948–1961|
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.
1957 general electionEdit
|Fianna Fáil||Seán McCarthy||6,146||22.9||2|
|Fianna Fáil||Sean MacDiarmaid Fawsitt||5,016||18.7|
|Fine Gael||Tadhg Manley||4,769||17.8||1|
|Electorate: ? Valid: 26,819 Quota: 6,705 Turnout:|
1954 general electionEdit
|Fine Gael||Tadhg Manley||7,401||24.8||2|
|Fianna Fáil||Seán McCarthy||5,714||19.1||3|
|Fianna Fáil||Seán MacDiarmaid Fawsitt||4,872||16.3|
|Clann na Talmhan||Patrick Lehane||4,206||14.1|
|Electorate: ? Valid: 29,897 Quota: 7,475 Turnout:|
1951 general electionEdit
|Fianna Fáil||Seán Buckley||24.8||7,500||7,611|
|Independent||Patrick D. Lehane||17.2||5,215||5,697||7,022|
|Fianna Fáil||William Kent||13.1||3,964||4,010|
|Fine Gael||Tadhg Manley||10.2||3,089||5,124||5,416|
|Fine Gael||John L. O'Sullivan||9.2||2,775|
|Electorate: 37,398 Valid: 30,242 Quota: 7,561 Turnout: 80.87%|
1948 general electionEdit
|Clann na Talmhan||Patrick D. Lehane||18.2||5,245||5,247||5,395||6,087||6,227||6,858|
|Fianna Fáil||Seán Buckley||17.3||5,000||5,008||5,028||5,451||8,750|
|Fine Gael||Eamonn O'Neill||15.6||4,488||4,494||5,326||5,949||5,995||6,147|
|Fianna Fáil||Jeremiah P. Browne||12.1||3,502||3,505||3,512||3,638|
|Clann na Poblachta||Thomas Hales||7.9||2,287||2,297||2,339|
|Fine Gael||Michael O'Driscoll||3.7||1,077||1,078|
|Electorate: 38,522 Valid: 28,840 Quota: 7,211 Turnout: 74.87%|
- "Electoral (Amendment) Act, 1947: First Schedule (Constituencies)". Irish Statute Book database. Archived from the original on 23 July 2013. Retrieved 2 March 2009.
- "Electoral (Amendment) Act, 1961: Schedule (Constituencies)". Irish Statute Book database. Archived from the original on 11 October 2012. Retrieved 2 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 1948: Cork South". ElectionsIreland.org. Archived from the original on 3 September 2007. Retrieved 2 March 2009.
- "General election 1951: Cork South". ElectionsIreland.org. Archived from the original on 24 August 2007. Retrieved 2 March 2009.
- "General election 1954: Cork South". ElectionsIreland.org. Archived from the original on 1 September 2007. Retrieved 2 March 2009.
- "General election 1957: Cork South". ElectionsIreland.org. Archived from the original on 19 September 2007. Retrieved 2 March 2009.
- Gallagher, Michael (2009). Irish Elections 1948–77: Results and Analysis Sources for the Study of Irish Politics 2. Routledge. ISBN 9781138973343.