Thomas Gormley (29 July 1916 – 1984) was a politician in Northern Ireland, and a member of the Northern Ireland parliament for Mid Tyrone from 1962 until its suspension in 1972.
Born in Claudy, Gormley became a farmer before following his brother Paddy into politics. He was elected to Strabane Rural District Council in 1947, and to Tyrone County Council in 1950.
At the 1958 Northern Ireland general election, Gormley stood as an Independent Farmers' Candidate on a nationalist platform in Mid Tyrone, coming second. At the 1962 election, he was elected there for the official Nationalist Party.With his brother, he represented the liberal tendency in the party.
In November 1969, Gormley resigned to sit as an Independent Nationalist, and in 1972, he joined the Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI). He stood unsuccessfully in Mid Ulster for APNIat the 1973 Northern Ireland Assembly election, but was elected to Strabane District Council, on which he served until 1977.
Fermanagh District Council was a local council in Northern Ireland. It was created out of Fermanagh County Council and later merged with Omagh District Council in April 2015 under local government reorganisation to become Fermanagh and Omagh District Council.
The United Ulster Unionist Party (UUUP) was a unionist political party which existed in Northern Ireland between 1975 and 1984.
West Tyrone is a parliamentary constituency in the United Kingdom House of Commons. The current MP for the constituency is Órfhlaith Begley of Sinn Féin.
Mid Ulster is a parliamentary constituency in the UK House of Commons. The current MP is Francie Molloy of Sinn Féin.
Strabane District Council was a local council in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland established by the Local Government Act 1972. It merged with Derry City Council on 1 April 2015 under local government reorganisation in Northern Ireland to become Derry and Strabane District Council.
"Unity" was the political label for a series of electoral pacts by Irish nationalist, Irish Republican and socialist candidates in Northern Ireland elections in the late 1960s and early 1970s. It also contested elections as a party in its own right, electing six councillors in the 1973 local council elections in the Fermanagh and Dungannon areas, although this was reduced to two members of Fermanagh council in the next election in 1977.
Henry William West was a politician in Northern Ireland who served as leader of the Ulster Unionist Party from 1974 until 1979.
The Irish Anti-Partition League (APL) was a political organisation based in Northern Ireland which campaigned for a united Ireland from 1945 to 1958.
Michael O'Neill was an Irish politician in the United Kingdom.
Charles Beattie was a Northern Irish farmer and auctioneer. Active in the Ulster Farmers' Union and in Unionist associations, he achieved senior office in the Orange Order and the Royal Black Institution and served on Omagh Rural District Council from 1952 until his death. He is principally known for an exceptionally brief career as a Member of the United Kingdom Parliament representing Mid Ulster: he did not win an election, but was declared elected when his opponent was disqualified. However, a few weeks after he took his seat, he was discovered to be holding an "office of profit under the Crown" which disqualified him.
Eugene McMenamin (1947), is a former Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) politician from Northern Ireland, who was a Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly (MLA) for West Tyrone from 1998 to 2007.
Derek Robert Hussey is an Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) politician, who was a Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly (MLA) for West Tyrone from 1998 to 2007.
Denis Haughey is a former Irish nationalist politician in Northern Ireland.
Mid Tyrone was a constituency of the Parliament of Northern Ireland.
Alexander Blevins was a policeman and Ulster Unionist politician.
South Tyrone was a constituency of the Parliament of Northern Ireland.
North Tyrone was a constituency of the Parliament of Northern Ireland.
Robert Dodd McConnell, known as Bertie McConnell is a former Army officer and politician in Northern Ireland.
Patrick Aloysius Duffy, known as Paddy Duffy, was an Irish nationalist politician.
The February 1974 United Kingdom general election in Northern Ireland was held on 28 February with 12 MPs elected in single-seat constituencies using first-past-the-post as part of the wider general election in the United Kingdom.