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{{For|the 1801–1922 constituency|Cork City (UK Parliament constituency)}} {{Dáil Éireann former constituency infobox |Name = Cork City |Entity = |Map = |Created = 1977 |Abolished = 1981 |Seats = 5 |Counties = [[County Cork]] }} '''Cork City''' was a short-lived [[Parliamentary constituencies in the Republic of Ireland|parliamentary constituency]] represented in [[Dáil Éireann]], the lower house of the [[Republic of Ireland|Irish]] parliament or [[Oireachtas]] from 1977 to 1981. The constituency elected 5 deputies ([[Teachta Dála|Teachtaí Dála]], commonly known in English as TDs) to the Dáil, using the [[single transferable vote]] form of [[proportional representation]] (PR-STV). == History and boundaries == The constituency was created under the terms of the [[Electoral (Amendment) Act 1974]]. It was only used for the 1977 general election and a by-election in 1979. The constituency was defined as the [[Cork (city)|county borough of Cork]], except the part which was in the [[Cork Mid (Dáil Éireann constituency)|Cork Mid]] constituency. It was abolished under the [[Electoral (Amendment) Act 1980]] and replaced by [[Cork North Central (Dáil Éireann constituency)|Cork North Central]] and [[Cork South Central (Dáil Éireann constituency)|Cork South Central]]. == TDs == {{Irish TD table begin | constituency = Cork City | maxTDs = 5 | start = 1977 | end = 1981 | refs = | Fianna Fáil | Fine Gael | Labour Party (Ireland) }} {{Irish TD table Dáil | dailnum = 21 | byelections = 1 | refs = }} {{Irish TD table TD with party link | name = [[Jack Lynch]] | elections = 2 | party = Fianna Fáil }} {{Irish TD table TD with party link | name = [[Seán French (born 1931)|Seán French]] | elections = 2 | party = Fianna Fáil }} {{Irish TD table TD with party link | name = [[Pearse Wyse]] | elections = 2 | party = Fianna Fáil }} {{Irish TD table TD with party link | name = [[Peter Barry]] | elections = 2 | party = Fine Gael }} {{Irish TD table TD with party link | name = [[Patrick Kerrigan]] | elections = 1 | party = Labour Party (Ireland) }} {{Irish TD table by-election | constituency = Cork City | year = 1979 | refs = }} {{Irish TD table TD with party link | name = [[Liam Burke]] | elections = 1 | party = Fine Gael }} {{Irish TD table end | dailnum = 22 | maxTDs = 5 | comment = Constituency abolished. See [[Cork North Central (Dáil Éireann constituency)|Cork North Central]] and [[Cork South Central (Dáil Éireann constituency)|Cork South Central]] }} === 1979 by-election === Following the death of [[Labour Party (Ireland)|Labour Party]] TD [[Patrick Kerrigan]], a [[by-election]] was held on 7 November 1979. The seat was won by the [[Fine Gael]] candidate Liam Burke. {{STV Election box begin |title = [[Cork City by-election, 1979|1979 by-election]]: Cork City }} {{STV Election box candidate with party link |candidate = '''[[Liam Burke]]''' |party = Fine Gael |votes = 12,832 |percentage = 33.2 |seat = 1 |count = }} {{STV Election box candidate with party link |candidate = [[John Dennehy]] |party = Fianna Fáil |votes = 13,890 |percentage = 35.9 |seat = |count = }} {{STV Election box candidate with party link |candidate = [[Toddy O'Sullivan]] |party = Labour Party (Ireland) |votes = 8,742 |percentage = 22.6 |seat = |count = }} {{STV Election box candidate with party link |candidate = [[Ted Tynan]] |party = Sinn Féin the Workers Party |votes = 3,193 |percentage = 8.3 |seat = |count = }} {{STV Election box end |electorate = 70,164 |valid = 38,657 |spoilt = |quota = 19,329 |turnout = 55.1% }} === 1977 general election === {{STV Election box begin2 |title = [[Irish general election, 1977|1977 general election]]: Cork City |numcounts = 8 }} {{STV Election box candidate2 |candidate = '''[[Jack Lynch]]''' |party = Fianna Fáil |percentage = 39.0 |count1 = '''20,079''' |count2 =   |count3 =   |count4 =   |count5 =   |count6 =   |count7 =   |count8 =   }} {{STV Election box candidate2 |candidate = '''[[Pearse Wyse]]''' |party = Fianna Fáil |percentage = 8.7 |count1 = 4,461 |count2 = '''9,718''' |count3 =   |count4 =   |count5 =   |count6 =   |count7 =   |count8 =   }} {{STV Election box candidate2 |candidate = '''[[Peter Barry]]''' |party = Fine Gael |percentage = 13.5 |count1 = 6,923 |count2 = 7,098 |count3 = 7,117 |count4 = 7,506 |count5 = 7,566 |count6 = '''9,327''' |count7 =   |count8 =   }} {{STV Election box candidate2 |candidate = '''[[Patrick Kerrigan]]''' |party = Labour Party (Ireland) |percentage = 10.2 |count1 = 5,254 |count2 = 5,551 |count3 = 5,577 |count4 = 5,883 |count5 = 6,575 |count6 = 7,121 |count7 = 7,214 |count8 = '''10,314''' }} {{STV Election box candidate2 |candidate = '''[[Seán French (born 1931)|Seán French]]''' |party = Fianna Fáil |percentage = 6.5 |count1 = 3,359 |count2 = 6,357 |count3 = 6,975 |count4 = 7,186 |count5 = 7,458 |count6 = 7,597 |count7 = 7,605 |count8 = '''7,806''' }} {{STV Election box candidate2 |candidate = [[Máirín Quill]] |party = Fianna Fáil |percentage = 4.4 |count1 = 2,216 |count2 = 4,423 |count3 = 4,844 |count4 = 5,179 |count5 = 5,483 |count6 = 5,575 |count7 = 5,583 |count8 = 5,722 }} {{STV Election box candidate2 |candidate = [[Liam Burke]] |party = Fine Gael |percentage = 6.0 |count1 = 3,082 |count2 = 3,188 |count3 = 3,195 |count4 = 3,322 |count5 = 3,409 |count6 = 3,993 |count7 = 4,634 |count8 =   }} {{STV Election box candidate2 |candidate = Samuel Allen |party = Fine Gael |percentage = 5.5 |count1 = 2,845 |count2 = 3,011 |count3 = 3,021 |count4 = 3,159 |count5 = 3,283 |count6 =   |count7 =   |count8 =   }} {{STV Election box candidate2 |candidate = [[Ted Tynan]] |party = Sinn Féin the Workers Party |percentage = 3.2 |count1 = 1,653 |count2 = 1,832 |count3 = 1,848 |count4 = 1,992 |count5 =   |count6 =   |count7 =   |count8 =   }} {{STV Election box candidate2 |candidate = Maureen Black |party = Independent (politician) |percentage = 2.9 |count1 = 1,525 |count2 = 1,706 |count3 = 1,730 |count4 =   |count5 =   |count6 =   |count7 =   |count8 =   }} {{STV Election box end2 |numcounts = 8 |electorate = 68,704 |valid = 51,461 |spoilt = 376 (0.7%) |quota = 8,577 |turnout = 51,837 (75.4%) }} == See also == *[[Parliamentary constituencies in the Republic of Ireland]] *[[Politics of the Republic of Ireland]] *[[List of historic Dáil Éireann constituencies]] *[[Elections in the Republic of Ireland]] == External links == * [http://www.oireachtas.ie/members-hist/default.asp?housetype=0 Oireachtas Members Database] {{Cork constituencies}} {{coord missing|County Cork}}