Waterford–Tipperary East (Dáil constituency)
Waterford–Tipperary East was a parliamentary constituency represented in Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Irish parliament or Oireachtas from 1921 to 1923. The constituency elected 5 deputies (Teachtaí Dála, commonly known as TDs) to the Dáil, using the single transferable vote form of proportional representation (PR-STV).
|Former Dáil Éireann|
Location of Waterford–Tipperary East within Ireland
|County/City council||County Waterford|
History and boundariesEdit
The constituency was created in 1921 as a 5-seater, under the Government of Ireland Act 1920, for the 1921 general election to the House of Commons of Southern Ireland, whose members formed the 2nd Dáil.
It was abolished under the Electoral Act 1923, when it was replaced by 2 new constituencies. East Tipperary became part of the new Tipperary constituency and Waterford became part of the new Waterford constituency.
|Teachtaí Dála (TDs) for Waterford–Tipperary East 1921–1923|
|4th||1923||Constituency abolished. See Waterford and Tipperary|
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.
1922 general electionEdit
|1922 general election: Waterford–Tipperary East|
|Sinn Féin (Pro-Treaty)||Vincent White||6,778||19.9||1||1|
|Labour Party||John Butler||6,288||18.5||2||1|
|Sinn Féin (Anti-Treaty)||Cathal Brugha||5,310||15.6||3||4|
|Farmers' Party||Daniel Byrne||3,405||10.0||4||6|
|Labour Party||Nicholas Phelan||4,370||12.8||5||6|
|Sinn Féin||Dan Breen||3,148||9.2|
|Farmers' Party||Nicholas Fitzgerald||2,466||7.2|
|Sinn Féin (Anti-Treaty)||Séumas Robinson||1,436||4.2|
|Sinn Féin (Anti-Treaty)||Eamon Dee||293||0.9|
|Electorate: 54,308 Valid: 34,077 Quota: 5,680 Turnout: 62.8%|
1921 general electionEdit
At the 1921 general election, only five candidates were nominated in Waterford–Tipperary East. Since this was the same as the number of seats, no ballot was needed, and all candidates were returned unopposed.
|1921 general election: Waterford–Tipperary East|
|Sinn Féin||Cathal Brugha||Unopposed||N/A||1|
|Sinn Féin||Eamon Dee||Unopposed||N/A||2|
|Sinn Féin||Frank Drohan||Unopposed||N/A||3|
|Sinn Féin||Séumas Robinson||Unopposed||N/A||4|
|Sinn Féin||Vincent White||Unopposed||N/A||5|
- 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 1921: Waterford–Tipperary East". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 26 February 2009.
- "General election 1922: Waterford–Tipperary East". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 26 February 2009.