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Cork Area (Munster)

1 Seat 5 Candidates 1 Count
Electorate: 63,495 Quota: 17,785
 Candidate     Party     1st Pref   Share   Quota     Count   Status   Seat 

John Galvin1  Fianna Fail Lozenge   18,704   52.59%   1.05   1      Made Quota     1

Michael Sheehan2  Fine Gael Lozenge   10,166   28.58%   0.57   (1)      Not Elected    
Cornelius Desmond  Labour Lozenge   3,919   11.02%   0.22   (1)      Lost Deposit    
Se├ín Twomey1  Non party/Independent Lozenge   1,630   4.58%   0.09   (1)      Lost Deposit    
John Reidy  Non party/Independent Lozenge   1,149   3.23%   0.06   (1)      Lost Deposit    

Total poll 35,568 56.02%

By election caused by death on 20 June 1956 of Pa McGrath.
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