Ossory by-election, 1916

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The Ossory by-election of 1916 was held on 28 April 1916. The by-election was held due to the death of the incumbent Irish Parliamentary MP, William Delany. It was won by the Irish Parliamentary candidate John Lalor Fitzpatrick.[1]

Ossory by-election, 1916[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Parliamentary John Lalor Fitzpatrick 2,003 55.3
Independent Nationalist James J. Aird 1,616 44.7
Majority 387 10.6%
Turnout 3,619 75.6%
Irish Parliamentary hold Swing