Seamus Kirk was born in Drumcah, Inniskeen County Louth. Seamus is married to Mary McGeough. They have three sons and one daughter and live in Knockbridge, County Louth. He was educated at CBS Dundalk. He was a farmer and agricultural adviser before entering politics. He is a former player on the Louth County GAA Team.
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First elected to the Dáil Éireann at the November 1982 general election as a member of the 24th Dáil. He has been returned in each subsequent election. Kirk was Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture and Food from 1987 to 1992. Later, he was the chairman of the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party from 2002 until October 2009. 13th October 2009 Seamus Kirk became Ceann Comhairle until March 2011. Seamus is currently Fianna Fáil Horticulture and Rural Affairs spokesperson.