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 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
Fianna Fáil TD for Louth Seamus Kirk has expressed his disappointment following the Government’s decision not to proceed with the Narrow Water Bridge project. The Minister for Transport Tourism & Sport Paschal Donohoe has confirmed in a Parliamentary Question that the construction of the bridge will not now be proceeding as planned. Read More | Share
Louth Fianna Fáil TD Seamus Kirk has called for a full review of the National Ambulance Service (NAS) operations in the North-East as a matter of urgency. It’s emerged it took over an hour to get a heart attack victim from Dundalk to Drogheda at the weekend because an ambulance broke down. Read More | Share
Fianna Fáil TD for Louth and spokesperson on Horticulture and Rural Affairs Seamus Kirk is welcoming the announcement by Meade Potato that it’s to invest €13 million in a frozen chip plant at its facility in Lobinstown, Co. Meath. Read More | Share
Louth TD Seamus Kirk has expressed concern that the Government has no clear contingency plan in the event the UK decides it wants to leave the EU. In response to a parliamentary question, Minister Eamon Gilmore could only say that the Government is monitoring the situation closely. 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.