John McClintock, 1st Baron Rathdonnell (1798-1879)

John McClintock, 1st Baron Rathdonnell (1798-1879)

John McClintock, who inherited Drumcar House, County Louth, in 1855, launched a series of mostly unsuccessful campaigns to represent County Louth at Westminster. He served just one term from 1857-9, but he caught the eye of Benjamin Disraeli and was created Baron...
‘Bumper Jack’ – John McClintock (1743-1799)

‘Bumper Jack’ – John McClintock (1743-1799)

  The builder of Drumcar House, John McClintock was one of the most prominent MPs during the age of Grattan’s Parliament, serving as MP for Belturbet and Enniskillen between 1783 and 1797. He was also Chief Serjeant of Arms to the Irish Parliament (when his...
McClintock of Kilwarlin, County Down & Glendaragh, County Antrim

McClintock of Kilwarlin, County Down & Glendaragh, County Antrim

Major Stanley McClintock (1812-1898), JP   When he died in 1898, the Northern Whig described Major H.S. McClintock as ‘one of the best-known gentlemen in North-East Ulster.’ [1] Henry Stanley McClintock was born on 27 March 1812, the fourth son of John ‘Old...