Michael Creed

Irish agriculture ‘cannot be asked to fall under a Dublin bus’ – former minister

Irish agriculture ‘cannot be asked to fall under a Dublin bus’ – former minister

Irish agriculture is “willing to embrace and accelerate” changes required for climate action – but “it cannot be asked to...

May 8, 2021

‘Sacrificing national herd at alter of climate change’ would have no net gain – Creed

‘Sacrificing national herd at alter of climate change’ would have no net gain – Creed

Sacrificing the national herd “at the alter of climate change” would have “no net gain” because Irish agriculture is among...

May 7, 2021

Former ministers lined up for agri panel discussions this week

Former ministers lined up for agri panel discussions this week

A number of political heavyweights – including an MEP and two former ministers – will join some high-profile speakers during...

February 23, 2021

Decision for resumption of beef exports ‘a matter for Chinese authorities’

Decision for resumption of beef exports ‘a matter for Chinese authorities’

The decision to resume Irish beef exports to China is a “matter for Chinese authorities”, according to Minister for Agriculture,...

June 19, 2020

€50 million beef support scheme: The key points so far

€50 million beef support scheme: The key points so far

The €50 million beef support scheme, which received cabinet approval last Friday, June 12, is aimed at being “as user-friendly...

June 17, 2020

Proposed beef support scheme to be worth €50 million

Proposed beef support scheme to be worth €50 million

A proposed support scheme to the tune of €50 million is to be put to the cabinet today, Friday, June...

June 12, 2020

News of beef support package welcomed but ‘small print will be important’

News of beef support package welcomed but ‘small print will be important’

News that Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed will put a proposed package for beef finishers in...

June 12, 2020

Minister set to unveil Covid-19 beef support package

Minister set to unveil Covid-19 beef support package

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed is set to bring details to Cabinet of a support scheme...

June 12, 2020

‘Minister of meat factories’: Carthy issues cutting response to Creed

‘Minister of meat factories’: Carthy issues cutting response to Creed

A Sinn Féin TD has issued a cutting response to comments made by Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine...

June 10, 2020

Creed not going to jump on ‘populist’ beef import ‘bandwagon’

Creed not going to jump on ‘populist’ beef import ‘bandwagon’

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed has warned that, as a country with a beef sector primarily...

May 6, 2020

Creed calls on EU to deploy ‘full range of supports available’ for agri-food

Creed calls on EU to deploy ‘full range of supports available’ for agri-food

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed has urged the European Commission to deploy “the full range of...

March 25, 2020

Creed holds on to constituency seat as election count continues

Creed holds on to constituency seat as election count continues

The outgoing Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has been re-elected in his constituency of Cork North-West. All...

February 10, 2020

Farmers must ‘continue strong focus on calf welfare’ during calving

Farmers must ‘continue strong focus on calf welfare’ during calving

Irish dairy farmers have been urged to continue to put a very strong focus on the health and welfare of...

January 28, 2020

Strong CAP budget needed to match green ambitions – Creed

Strong CAP budget needed to match green ambitions – Creed

The increased environmental ambition of the post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), and of the new European Green Deal, need to...

January 27, 2020

IFA presents election proposals on sheep to Creed

IFA presents election proposals on sheep to Creed

A delegation of sheep farmers from the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) had a positive meeting with Minister for Agriculture, Food...

January 24, 2020

715 farmers withdraw from BEAM scheme

715 farmers withdraw from BEAM scheme

A total of 715 farmers have withdrawn their applications from the Beef Emergency Aid Measure (BEAM) scheme to date, according...

November 15, 2019

Sheepmeat talks and building on beef key for minister in China

Sheepmeat talks and building on beef key for minister in China

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, will lead a trade visit to Shanghai and Beijing in China...

November 11, 2019

Approved beef plants given green light for trade by Chinese customs admin

Approved beef plants given green light for trade by Chinese customs admin

The 14 additional beef plants – and two coldstores – which were recently approved to export to China can begin...

October 31, 2019