Michael Cuffe (1694 – 24 July 1744) was an Irish Member of Parliament.

The son of Francis Cuffe by his wife Honora, daughter of Archbishop Michael Boyle, his paternal grandmother was the sister of Francis Aungier, 1st Earl of Longford.

Michael Cuffe was born in Dublin and educated at Trinity College Dublin.[1] He was elected to the Irish House of Commons for County Mayo in 1719 - he resided at Ballinrobe - and then for Longford Borough in November 1727, sitting until his death.

His daughter, Elizabeth, married Thomas Pakenham in 1739. Pakenham was created Baron Longford in 1756 and she was created Countess of Longford in 1785.


  1. ^ "Alumni Dublinenses : a register of the students, graduates, professors and provosts of Trinity College in the University of Dublin (1593–1860)", George Dames Burtchaell/Thomas Ulick Sadleir, p. 200: Dublin, Alex Thom and Co, 1935
Parliament of Ireland
Preceded by Member of Parliament for County Mayo
With: Sir Arthur Gore, 2nd Bt
Succeeded by
Preceded by Member of Parliament for Longford Borough
With: Anthony Sheppard 1727–37
Richard Edgeworth from 1737
Succeeded by