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#Michael Creed

# 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.

# michael-creed - Monday 2 January, 2017

'Fantastic progress' in 2016 but animals in Irish circuses 'continue to suffer'

Four circuses were inspected by officials in 2016, but the minister says “no significant animal welfare issues were identified”.

# michael-creed - Friday 23 December, 2016

Poultry owners warned to keep their birds indoors

It’s a precautionary measure after outbreaks of bird flu in the UK.

# michael-creed - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Irish fishermen will be able to catch more fish next year (but less cod and pollock)

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed today announced the 2017 quotas for fishermen.

# michael-creed - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Minister Michael Creed and Horse Racing Ireland defend 20-year term of CEO Brian Kavanagh

Creed has said he consented to a new contract for Brian Kavanagh, who earns €25,000 above government guidelines.

# michael-creed - Monday 19 September, 2016

People who make craft beer might get a happy boost in the Budget

Agriculture Minister Michael Creed told TheJournal.ie that he has been consulting with people in the microbrewery industry on how to boost business even more.

# michael-creed - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Brought in from the cold: 'I am not someone who lives in the past' - Minister Creed

Agriculture Minister Michael Creed has waited a long time to take a seat at the Cabinet table and now he’s facing some tough challenges in agriculture.

# michael-creed - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Hostilities escalate between beef baron Larry Goodman and IFA over merger

The businessman wants to buy one of Ireland’s largest beef suppliers, but the IFA are concerned about Goodman owning such a high stake.

# michael-creed - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Government says it has no plans to ban the use of animals in circuses

Earlier this year, the ISPCA launched a nationwide campaign calling for the use of performing animals to be halted.

# michael-creed - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Shooting dead of five cattle by army marksmen was "last resort", says minister

Minister Michael Creed says that “the department is not in the business of shooting cattle”.

# michael-creed - Friday 15 August, 2014

This Fine Gael TD thinks the O'Flynn case raises 'serious issues' about how Nama does its business

Michael Creed says we need “developers and we need developers in funds”.

# michael-creed - Saturday 22 March, 2014

'Widespread lack of training' among gardaí in dealing with suicidal people

The Garda Representative Association’s John Parker said he’d like to see new training modules for student gardaí on mental health issues rolled out to everyone on the force.

# michael-creed - Saturday 26 February, 2011

The Half Past Fix: 9.30pm

Every hour – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.