Munster (European Parliament constituency)

Munster (European Parliament Constituency)

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Munster was a constituency of the European Parliament in Ireland between 1979 and 2004 based on the historic province of Munster. It elected 5 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) in the elections of 1979, 1984 and 1989 and 4 MEPs in the 1994 and 1999 elections. For the 2004 election, County Clare was moved to the new North-West constituency with the remainder becoming the new South constituency.

MEPs



1999 election

All sitting MEPs were re-elected.

1994 election

The constituency lost a seat and T. J. Maher and Gene Fitzgerald retired. Pat Cox resigned from the Progressive Democrats (PD) but succeeded in narrowly beating the PD leader Desmond O'Malley for the last seat.

1989 election

Tom Raftery of Fine Gael lost his seat to Pat Cox of the Progressive Democrats.

1984 election

Eileen Desmond (substituted by Seán Treacy in 1981) lost the Labour Party seat to Fine Gael, while Noel Davern lost his seat to his Fianna Fáil running mates.

1979 election



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