Rathiddy, Knockbridge, Dundalk, Co Louth.
Tel: (042) 9331032 or (01) 6183468
Born Drumkeith, Co. Louth April 1945. Married to Mary McGeough, three sons, one daughter. Educated CBS, Dundalk, Co. Louth. Farmer. Member of the Co. Louth Archaeological and Historical Society. Member of the GAA and former Louth County footballer.
Fianna Fáil TD for Louth Séamus Kirk has criticised the Government for failing to include County Louth as part of the publicity campaign to support its recently announced tourism initiative. Read More | Share
Fianna Fáil TD for Louth Séamus Kirk has called on the Government to develop a strategic position for Ireland to safeguard against a possible United Kingdom exit from the European Union. Read More | Share
Fianna Fáil TD for Louth Seamus Kirk has welcomed the announcement that new social housing units are set to be delivered by Louth County Council, but says the news is long overdue. Deputy Kirk also argued that much more investment is needed in order to tackle the growing waiting list for housing in Louth. Read More | Share
Fianna Fáil Louth TD Seamus Kirk has called for multi-agency approach involving authorities North and South to tackle fuel smuggling in the border counties. Deputy Kirk was speaking about ongoing concerns around smuggling by criminal gangs and dumping of toxic materials affecting water quality in the region. Read More | Share
Louth Fianna Fáil TD Seamus Kirk has said he is extremely alarmed by revelations in the ‘Sunday Independent’ that toxic substances are being dumped into the Fane River which feeds the main reservoir for Dundalk. Read More | Share
Fianna Fáil TD for Louth Seamus Kirk has called for extra Garda resources following increases in a number of serious crimes in the county. The latest CSO crime figures reveal substantial rises burglary and related offences in the first three months of the year. Read More | Share
Current Spokesperson on Horticulture and Rural Affairs
Former Ceann Comhairle, Appointed on October 13, 2009
First elected November 1982 and at each subsequent election topping the poll in May 2007
Member of the Economic Regulatory Affairs
Member British-Irish Interparliamentary Body
Former Member Joint Committee on European Affairs
Former Member Joint Oireachtas Committee on the Constitution
Alternate Member Forum for Peace and Reconciliation
Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture and Food (with special responsibility for Horticulture) 1987-92
Front Bench spokesperson on Horticulture 1983-87
Member Louth County Council 1974-85
Appointed Ceann Comhairle on October 13, 2009.