East Cavan was a parliamentary constituency in
Ireland, which from 1885 to 1922 returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the
House of Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and
Prior to 1885 the area was part of the Cavan constituency
1922 the area was not represented in the UK Parliament.
constituency comprised the eastern part of County Cavan.
Members of Parliament
Samuel Young died on 18 April 1918
, and Arthur Griffith was elected in a by-election
on 20 June
. Griffith was returned again just
six months later in the United Kingdom general
- House of Commons: Carmarthen East and Dinefwr to Chesterton
(including Cavan East)
- 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
- Parliamentary Election Results in Ireland, 1801-1922,
edited by B.M. Walker (Royal Irish Academy 1978)
- The Anglo-Celt 150th Anniversary
Souvenir Supplement (dated 30 May 1996).