Mullingar (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

Mullingar was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons from 1612 to 1800.

Former borough constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
CountyCounty Westmeath
 () ( ())–1801 (1801)
Replaced byDisfranchised



The constituency represented the parliamentary borough of Mullingar.

Members of Parliament

  • 1560 Nicholas Casey and James Reling[1]
  • 1585 Richard Casey and Redmond Pettit[1]
  • 1613–1615: Nicholas Casey and John Hammond[1]
  • 1634–1635: Edward Pettit and James Christabel[2]
  • 1639–1649: Edward Pettit (died and replaced 1642 by Sir Richard Kennedy, 2nd Baronet) and Alexander Hope (died and replaced 1642 by Oliver Wheeler)[1]
  • 1661–1666: Arthur Forbes, 1st Earl of Granard (sat for Tyrone and replaced by Sir Robert Newcomen) and James Leighe[1]


Election First member First party Second member Second party
1689 Patriot Parliament Garrett (or Gerald) Dillon Edmond Nugent
1692 Roger Moore Sir Thomas Domvile, 1st Bt
1695 Sir Patrick Dun
1703 Henry Edgeworth
1713 Thomas Bellew Charles Melville
1715 Eustace Budgell
1727 Sir Arthur Acheson, 5th Bt John Rochfort
1749 George Forbes, Viscount Forbes
1761 Hon. John Forbes
1765 Richard Steele[3]
1768 Ralph Fetherston[4]
1769 John Scott
1776 Richard Underwood
1779 Sir Skeffington Smyth, 1st Bt
1783 Francis Hardy John Doyle
1799 Luke Fox
1801 Constituency disenfranchised


  1. ^ a b c d e McGrath, Brid (24 October 1998). "A biographical dictionary of the membership of the Irish House of Commons 1640-1641". hdl:2262/77206 – via
  2. ^ Kearney, Hugh. Strafford in Ireland 1633-1641: A Study in Absolutism. p. 232.
  3. ^ from 1768 Sir Richard Steele, 1st Bt
  4. ^ Also returned for St. Johnstown, Co. Longford, for which he chose to sit