Minister Creed

‘I expect the commission to reflect carefully’ – Creed on Covid-19 response

‘I expect the commission to reflect carefully’ – Creed on Covid-19 response

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed has again called for more agri-sector supports from the EU during...

May 13, 2020

Further supports from Europe ‘will be difficult’ – Creed

Further supports from Europe ‘will be difficult’ – Creed

Getting further Covid-19 supports for agriculture from the EU “will be difficult”, according to Minister for Agriculture, Food and the...

April 30, 2020

‘More comprehensive measures required’ – Creed on EU aid

‘More comprehensive measures required’ – Creed on EU aid

Following the announcement of an aid package for European agriculture in the wake of the impact of Covid-19, Minister for...

April 23, 2020

Next EU agriculture ministers meeting scheduled for April 27

Next EU agriculture ministers meeting scheduled for April 27

The next meeting of the European Agriculture and Fisheries Council, which brings together the agriculture ministers from the EU’s member...

April 9, 2020

Creed pays tribute to ‘those who put food on our tables’

Creed pays tribute to ‘those who put food on our tables’

Michael Creed, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, has issued a statement paying tribute to “those who put...

March 16, 2020

Creed cancels St. Patrick’s Day visit to Chicago over Covid-19

Creed cancels St. Patrick’s Day visit to Chicago over Covid-19

Michael Creed, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, has cancelled his St. Patrick’s Day visit to Chicago, in...

March 11, 2020

‘Protecting the CAP budget is a national priority’ – Creed

‘Protecting the CAP budget is a national priority’ – Creed

Protecting the CAP budget in this week’s discussions on the EU’s Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) for the period 2021-2027 has...

February 20, 2020

Increase to TAMS investment ceiling proposed for pig and poultry

Increase to TAMS investment ceiling proposed for pig and poultry

Plans to increase the investment ceiling for the Pig and Poultry Investment Scheme as part of the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation...

February 19, 2020

Creed turns sod on €8.8 million Moorepark investment

Creed turns sod on €8.8 million Moorepark investment

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has turned the sod on a new €8.8 million National...

January 13, 2020

Department confirms Creed trade missions for 2020

Department confirms Creed trade missions for 2020

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has confirmed a number of trade missions that Minister Michael Creed will...

January 8, 2020

Government halt to convergence ‘not acceptable’ – FF

Government halt to convergence ‘not acceptable’ – FF

Fianna Fáil has said that the decision by Minister Michael Creed to halt convergence of direct payments during the transition...

January 7, 2020

Minister confirms opening of Calf Investment Scheme

Minister confirms opening of Calf Investment Scheme

Minister Michael Creed has confirmed the opening of the Calf Investment Scheme, which is open for applications from today, Tuesday,...

January 7, 2020

‘Agriculture will always result in GHG emissions’ – Creed

‘Agriculture will always result in GHG emissions’ – Creed

It has been highlighted by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, that the EU’s long-term strategy...

January 4, 2020

2019 a ‘stressful and traumatising year’ for beef farmers – McGrath

2019 a ‘stressful and traumatising year’ for beef farmers – McGrath

An independent TD is urging Minister Michael Creed and his department to “adopt a firm approach” in dealing with retailers...

December 30, 2019

Creed calls for research proposals under Ireland-US partnership

Creed calls for research proposals under Ireland-US partnership

Minister Michael Creed has announced details of the latest call for proposals under the US-Ireland Research and Development Partnership. The...

December 23, 2019

Department to make international food aid contribution of €28 million

Department to make international food aid contribution of €28 million

Minister Michael Creed has announced that the international aid expenditure for the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine will...

December 23, 2019

€1.5 million financial support scheme for calf rearing announced

€1.5 million financial support scheme for calf rearing announced

A new financial support scheme for calf rearing has been announced by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine,...

December 19, 2019

Creed convergence decision risks ‘permanent damage’ – INHFA

Creed convergence decision risks ‘permanent damage’ – INHFA

The decision by Minister Michael Creed to put internal convergence on hold for the transitional period of the Common Agricultural...

December 16, 2019