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# agriculture-minister - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

New Agriculture Minister, golfgate and pub closure laws: Busy agenda as Dáil returns early from summer holidays

The Dáil was recalled early this year to deal with Covid-19 and the reopening of the country.

# agriculture-minister - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Dara Calleary appointed new Agriculture Minister following sacking of Barry Cowen

Cowen was sacked from the role last night amid a drink-driving controversy.

# agriculture-minister - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Shock among TDs over sacking of Barry Cowen

The Taoiseach announced this evening that he had sacked Agriculture Minister Barry Cowen.

# agriculture-minister - Sunday 12 July, 2020

Barry Cowen disputes 'incorrect' Garda report of what happened at drink-driving checkpoint in 2016

“I did not evade, or attempt to evade, a Garda,” a statement from Cowen said.

# agriculture-minister - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Michael Creed warns that protests could damage Irish beef's international reputation

The Agriculture Minister was speaking at the National Ploughing Championships in Carlow.

# agriculture-minister - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Two ministers, some sheep, and a city centre photo-op. What could go wrong?

“They’re a little frisky…”. The press release had offered the prospect of some Cabinet-level sheep-shearing. But would the ministers oblige?

# agriculture-minister - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Value of Irish food and drink exports nearly €10 billion in 2013

Exports for dairy products and ingredients brought in the most money, followed by beef exports.

# agriculture-minister - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Broad reform needed to make Seanad 'fit for modern Ireland', says Coveney

The Agriculture Minister welcomed reports that voting rights are to be extended to more graduates, but believes more ‘fundamental’ reform is needed.

# agriculture-minister - Friday 4 January, 2013

United Arab Emirates market opens to Irish sheep meat

Last summer the UAE and the Irish government also reached agreements on beef and poultry meat exports from Ireland.

# agriculture-minister - Friday 25 May, 2012

140 jobs to be created by seafood companies

The jobs will be created around the country after a new investment of €15 million in the industry.