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.
Plans for a bridge connecting Co Louth to Co Down have been dealt a major blow after the Government confirmed to Fianna Fáil that it will not provide any of the additional funding required for the project. Read More | Share
Welcoming the announcement of the Narrow Water Bridge project is going to proceed local Fianna Fáil Deputy Séamus Kirk said it was the culmination of a campaign started the best part of 30 years ago. Read More | Share
Fianna Fáil Louth TD Seamus Kirk has called on the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore to increase his contact with Minister Sammy Wilson in the Northern Executive on the Narrow Water bridge project. It follows Parliamentary Questions between Deputy Kirk and Minister Gilmore in the Dáil. Read More | Share
Louth Fianna Fáil TD Seams Kirk has described today’s announcement that Ebay is to create 450 in Dundalk as “an extremely significant development and a major boost for the economy of the North East.” Read More | Share
Louth Fianna Fáil Deputy Seamus Kirk has condemned the brutal murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe in Co Louth last night. “The entire community is in shock after this appalling attack. Detective Donohue was a highly respected member of our community and was very much involved in local life. His senseless death has left all of us mourning,” Deputy Kirk said. 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.