Connemara Galway (UK Parliament constituency)

Galway County (UK Parliament constituency)

The UK Parliament constituency of County Galway was an historic Irish constituency, comprised the whole of County Galway, except for the Borough of Galway. It replaced the pre-Act of Union Parliament of Ireland constituency. Its representatives sat in the British House of Commons.

It returned two Members of Parliament.

The constituency was abolished in 1885 and replaced by smaller constituencies in the county.

Members of Parliament

  • Constituency created (1801)

Year First member Second member
1801 Richard Le Poer Trench Richard Martin
1805 Denis Bowes Daly
1812 James Daly
1818 Richard Martin
1827 James Staunton Lambert
1830 Sir John Burke
1832 Thomas Barnewall Martin James Daly
1835 John James Bodkin
1847 Thomas Burke Christopher St. George
1852 Thomas Arthur Bellew
1857 William Henry Gregory
1865 Ulick de Burgh-Canning
1867 Hubert de Burgh-Canning
1871 Mitchell Henry
1872 John Philip Nolan
1872 William Le Poer Trench
1874 John Philip Nolan

The constituency was abolished in 1885 and replaced by the following constituencies:



  • The Parliaments of England by Henry Stooks Smith (1st edition published in three volumes 1844-50), 2nd edition edited (in one volume) by F.W.S. Craig (Political Reference Publications 1973)
  • Parliamentary Election Results in Ireland, 1801-1922, edited by B.M. Walker (Royal Irish Academy 1978)

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