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Fermanagh and Tyrone
Parliament of Northern Ireland
County constituency
Fermanagh and Tyrone (Northern Ireland Parliament constituency).svg
Fermanagh and Tyrone shown within Northern Ireland
Created: 1921
Abolished: 1929
Election Method: Single transferable vote

Fermanagh and Tyrone was a county constituency of the Parliament of Northern Ireland from 1921 - 1929. It returned eight MPs, using the single transferable vote method of proportional representation.

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Boundaries

Fermanagh and Tyrone consisted of the entirety of County Fermanagh and County Tyrone. In 1929, the constituency was divided into the East Tyrone, Enniskillen, Lisnaskea, Mid Tyrone, North Tyrone, South Fermanagh, South Tyrone and West Tyrone constituencies.[1]

Politics

Fermanagh and Tyrone has a slight Nationalist majority, but this was fairly evenly balanced with a Unionist minority. In both elections, four Unionists were elected, alongside three Sinn Féin members and one Nationalist in 1921, and four Nationalists in 1925.

Members of Parliament

Election Member
(Party)
Member
(Party)
Member
(Party)
Member
(Party)
Member
(Party)
Member
(Party)
Member
(Party)
Member
(Party)
MPs
(1921)
Arthur Griffith
(Sinn Féin)
Edward Archdale
(Ulster Unionist)
William Coote
(Ulster Unionist)
William Thomas Miller
(Ulster Unionist)
James Cooper
(Ulster Unionist)
Thomas Harbison
(Nationalist Party)
Seán O'Μahony
(Sinn Féin)
Seán Milroy
(Sinn Féin)
MPs
(1925)
Alexander Donnelly
(Nationalist Party)
Rowley Elliott
(Ulster Unionist)
Cahir Healy
(Nationalist Party)
John McHugh
(Nationalist Party)

Election results

Northern Ireland 1921–72

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See also
Government of Ireland Act 1920
Elections in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Constitution Act 1973

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1921 General Election: Fermanagh and Tyrone (8 seats)
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Sinn Féin Arthur Griffith 21,677 1 1
Ulster Unionist Edward Archdale 10,336 2 1
Ulster Unionist William Coote 9,672 3 1
Ulster Unionist William Thomas Miller 9,165 5 2
Ulster Unionist James Cooper 8,754 6 3
Nationalist (NI) Thomas Harbison 7,090 8 10
Nationalist (NI) J. P. Gillin 5,591
Sinn Féin Seán O'Μahony 4,979 7 9
Sinn Féin K. R. O'Shiel 4,464
Sinn Féin Seán Milroy 1,846 4 2
Sinn Féin Seán MacEntee 179
Turnout 87.9 N/A
  • Both Griffith and Coote died during the course of the 1921 Parliament. Their seat remained vacant at dissolution.
1925 General Election: Fermanagh and Tyrone (8 seats)
Party Candidate 1st Pref  % Seat Count
Nationalist (NI) Alexander Donnelly 12,098 1 1
Ulster Unionist Edward Archdale 11,834 2 1
Ulster Unionist Rowley Elliott 10,115 3 1
Ulster Unionist William Thomas Miller 9,593 4 1
Nationalist (NI) Cahir Healy 9,191 5 2
Ulster Unionist James Cooper 8,923 7 3
Nationalist (NI) Thomas Harbison 8,257 6 2
Nationalist (NI) John McHugh 6,584 8 8
Irish Republican T. Larkin 4,483
Irish Republican Seán O'Mahoney 1,652
Turnout 85.8 -2.1

References

  1. ^ Northern Ireland Parliamentary Election results: Constituency Boundaries

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