West Cork History

1916 Swearing in of Daniel O’Leary MP for West Cork to House of Commons.  1918 his Question to Whether Local Magistrates Consulted  before West Cork Proclaimed and Prohibition of Fairs and Markets in Bantry and Castletownbere.

Elected 15 Nov 1916 Daniel O’Leary    Born May 1878 Died 23 Dec 1954 76

1916 – By-election on Gilhoolys death. This was the first election after Easter Rising and the last victory for the IPP in west Cork. Seat won by Daniel O’Leary. Last great clash between William O’Brien and John Redmond.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Cork_by-election,_1916

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