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#Michael Creed

# michael-creed - Yesterday’s News

Explainer: Why have IFA protesters blockaded a major Aldi distribution centre in Naas?

Farmers, organised by the IFA, are protesting again.

# michael-creed - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Beef Market Taskforce set to hold first meeting

The Taskforce was agreed to by beef farmers and organisations in October after weeks of protests.

# michael-creed - Saturday 30 November, 2019

More than 120 horses have died this year on Ireland's racecourses

Minister Michael Creed has said the figure is consistent with other major racing jurisdictions.

# michael-creed - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Independent TD says Creed should resign if he does not apologise for death threat comments

Creed made the comments in the Dáil yesterday and some farmers are calling for an apology.

# michael-creed - Monday 14 October, 2019

New beef task force will meet for the first time today

It’s one of a number of measures agreed to last month in order to end a dispute between farmers and processors.

# michael-creed - Saturday 5 October, 2019

Agriculture minister appoints chair of new beef task force

The task force was agreed to by farmers and industry representatives following talks with the minister last month.

# michael-creed - 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.

# michael-creed - Sunday 15 September, 2019

Agreement reached in beef row as talks conclude between farmers and meat factories

The agreement comes into force once all protests and blockades have stopped.

# michael-creed - Saturday 14 September, 2019

Calls for no more 'posturing and game playing' as minister convenes beef dispute talks

Minister Michael Creed said it’s important both sides enter talks with a “firm intention to reach agreement”.

# michael-creed - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Aldi says beef dispute causing availability issues with produce

The issue comes amid stalled talks between the Department of Agriculture and farming organisations.

# michael-creed - Monday 9 September, 2019

Meat Industry Ireland pulls out of beef talks over ongoing blockades

Talks between beef farmers, the Department of Agriculture and MII resumed this morning as protests continue.

# michael-creed - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Beef farmers and meat industry set for new talks as protesters in Meath force factory closure

Agriculture minister Michael Creed announced that new talks will take place next week.

# michael-creed - Monday 2 September, 2019

IFA calls for commission to solve beef price stalemate as protests continue

A man was arrested in Cavan outside a meat processing plant today.

# michael-creed - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Beef talks ended overnight - but farmers says lack of movement on prices could scupper a final deal

Talks between Meat Industry Ireland and beef farmers ended late last night.

# michael-creed - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

'Progress' made in beef talks with further discussions planned in coming days

Talks between farmers and the beef industry concluded late last night.

# michael-creed - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Minister 'reaches out' to Beef Plan Movement to enter talks

Farmers around the country have been holding protests over the past 10 days.

# michael-creed - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

'F*ck off Mercosur': Angry scenes outside Leinster House as farmers protest against EU trade deal

There were heated scenes in the crowd during today’s protest when a farmer rounded on Fianna Fáil’s Jackie Cahill.

# michael-creed - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

'This will not be tolerated': Fishermen vow to fight introduction of penalty points system

The government has previously tried to implement the points system – in 2014, 2016 and 2018 – failing each time.

# michael-creed - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Disquiet in government as Ross calls out minister's response to greyhound controversy

Transport Minister Shane Ross told Cabinet this week that a more ‘robust’ response is need from government.

# michael-creed - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Penalty points for fishermen could be rolled out to encourage 'good behaviour' and avoid fines

The EU Commission has suspended more than €6 million in funding as a result of Ireland’s failure to establish a points system.

# michael-creed - Sunday 30 June, 2019

# michael-creed - Monday 24 June, 2019

Government plans to 'phase out' fur farming in Ireland

Government will consider an implementation plan to ban fur farming.

# michael-creed - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Scottish minister warns 'illegal' Irish vessels could be boarded as Creed dismisses Navy involvement

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed said he hopes a “sensible solution” can be found on the issue of Rockall.

# michael-creed - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Head of Scottish fishing group says Ireland would be 'unwise' to pick fight over Rockall

The Irish government said yesterday it rejected Scotland’s warnings of “enforcement action” against Irish fishing vessels.

# michael-creed - Friday 7 June, 2019

Irish govt rejects Scottish threat of 'enforcement action' against Irish fishing vessels near Rockall

The jurisdiction over the 12 mile area around Rockall have long been disputed.

# michael-creed - Monday 20 May, 2019

Farmers facing 'financial wipe out' to wait and see after government makes aid plea to Brussels

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has said he has appealed to colleagues in other member states.

# michael-creed - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

'Treating us as if we're stupid?': Minister pressured to answer direct question on border in Morning Ireland interview

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed was involved in a tense interview on Morning Ireland today.

# michael-creed - Friday 21 December, 2018

Large fishing trawlers banned inside six miles of Irish coast under new shake up

The restrictions will kick in in 2020.

# michael-creed - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Irish fishermen to reduce mackerel quota by 20% next year

Mackerel quotas for Irish fishermen next year will be just over 55,000 tonnes.

# michael-creed - Saturday 11 August, 2018

'Unlikely that we will be able grow enough': Farmers warn of fodder crisis after drought IFA

'Unlikely that we will be able grow enough': Farmers warn of fodder crisis after drought

The Irish Farmers Association has called for the Government to introduce a fodder import scheme “sooner rather than later”.

# michael-creed - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Explainer: What is the fodder crisis and how are farmers being affected?

The weather since Christmas has meant poor grass growth and a lack of fodder for animals.

# michael-creed - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Farmers are calling a fodder crisis ...but the government says there is sufficient supply

The bad weather throughout the summer has left farmers without sufficient amounts of fodder.

# michael-creed - Thursday 9 November, 2017

The use of wild animals will be banned in Irish circuses from January 2018

“The use of wild animals for entertainment purposes in circuses can no longer be permitted.”

# michael-creed - Sunday 10 September, 2017

'It'll be very, very difficult to get back to normal': How Donegal is coping after the catastrophic floods

The Department of Agriculture has announced a compensation scheme of up to €15,000 for farmers affected.

# michael-creed - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Should Ireland start feeding its cows seaweed? The government isn't sure

Studies in Australia and Canada look promising, but the Department of Agriculture still have some questions.

# michael-creed - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Explainer: What is Ireland doing to tackle antibiotic resistance?

Misuse and overuse of antibiotics are leading to a dangerous resistance.

# michael-creed - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Day 2: Tillage farmers sleep overnight at the Department of Agriculture building

Some farmers are talking about taking their kids out of college due to the bad harvest.

# michael-creed - Friday 2 June, 2017

A new project is saving the unique landscape of the Burren

The Burren LIFE Project just won an EU LIFE nature award.

# michael-creed - Sunday 30 April, 2017

State scheme teams up farmers with endangered birds of prey

The scheme aims to bring farmers and environmentalists together to a mutual understanding of the others’ concerns.

# michael-creed - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Anger over calls for 50,000 deer to be culled in Wicklow

Deer experts say the calls are based on bad science.

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