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#Michael Creed

# michael-creed - Friday 12 June, 2020

Beef farmers to receive €50 million in Covid-19 support under new scheme
# Funding
# Funding

Beef farmers to receive €50 million in Covid-19 support under new scheme

Jun 12th 2020, 5:55 PM 15,571 Views 31 Comments

The news was welcomed by the Irish Famers’ Association.

# michael-creed - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Farmers warn of further 'civil disobedience' as dozens of tractors shut down busy Dublin streets
# Protest
# Protest

Farmers warn of further 'civil disobedience' as dozens of tractors shut down busy Dublin streets

Jan 15th 2020, 4:04 PM 19,682 Views 52 Comments

It follows a similar protest in November when dozens of farmers also arrived on tractors.

Major traffic disruption expected with hundreds of farmers and tractors set for Dublin protest
# Beef Protest
# Beef Protest

Major traffic disruption expected with hundreds of farmers and tractors set for Dublin protest

Jan 15th 2020, 7:24 AM 22,768 Views 85 Comments

Gardaí expect that around 400 tractors could form a blockade in the city centre.

# michael-creed - Thursday 9 January, 2020

'Substantial progress' made at meeting of beef taskforce but farmers say questions remain
# Beef
# Beef

'Substantial progress' made at meeting of beef taskforce but farmers say questions remain

Jan 9th 2020, 10:50 PM 8,727 Views 23 Comments

Agriculture Minister Michael Creed said discussions were well underway among the various stakeholders.

# michael-creed - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Droimeann cattle officially recognised as native rare Irish breed
# Mooving Up In The World
# Mooving Up In The World

Droimeann cattle officially recognised as native rare Irish breed

Jan 8th 2020, 5:27 PM 17,940 Views 14 Comments

There are currently 243 breeding females and 23 breeding males in Ireland.

# michael-creed - Thursday 5 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 5th 2019, 1:50 PM 23,143 Views 63 Comments

Farmers, organised by the IFA, are protesting again.

# michael-creed - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Beef Market Taskforce set to hold first meeting
# BEEF MARKET TASKFORCE
# BEEF MARKET TASKFORCE

Beef Market Taskforce set to hold first meeting

Dec 3rd 2019, 7:50 AM 5,221 Views 11 Comments

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
# EQUINE SAFETY
# EQUINE SAFETY

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

Nov 30th 2019, 6:30 AM 15,854 Views 44 Comments

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
# Tractor Protest
# Tractor Protest

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

Nov 27th 2019, 5:28 PM 32,807 Views 47 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
# Beef
# Beef

New beef task force will meet for the first time today

Oct 14th 2019, 7:52 AM 5,345 Views 10 Comments

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
# Farmers
# Farmers

Agriculture minister appoints chair of new beef task force

Oct 5th 2019, 1:06 PM 12,331 Views 15 Comments

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
# Agriculture Minister
# Agriculture Minister

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

Sep 19th 2019, 11:30 AM 6,456 Views 24 Comments

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
# Beef Row
# Beef Row

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

Updated Sep 15th 2019, 6:40 PM 43,861 Views 50 Comments

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
# Beef Prices
# Beef Prices

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

Sep 14th 2019, 8:17 AM 7,448 Views 19 Comments

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
# Aldi
# Aldi

Aldi says beef dispute causing availability issues with produce

Sep 12th 2019, 9:37 PM 27,172 Views 48 Comments

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
# Beef Talks
# Beef Talks

Meat Industry Ireland pulls out of beef talks over ongoing blockades

Updated Sep 9th 2019, 12:33 PM 16,664 Views 16 Comments

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
# Beef Talks
# Beef Talks

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

Updated Sep 5th 2019, 2:55 PM 15,721 Views 22 Comments

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
# Protests
# Protests

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

Sep 2nd 2019, 3:13 PM 9,986 Views 19 Comments

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
# Early Hours
# Early Hours

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

Updated Aug 21st 2019, 11:30 AM 15,983 Views 25 Comments

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
# Beef Plan Movement
# Beef Plan Movement

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

Aug 13th 2019, 7:23 AM 12,365 Views 19 Comments

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
# Protests
# Protests

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

Aug 8th 2019, 8:12 AM 13,150 Views 31 Comments

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
# Farmers Fight Back
# Farmers Fight Back

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

Jul 10th 2019, 3:12 PM 44,788 Views 146 Comments

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
# Fishing
# Fishing

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

Jul 9th 2019, 12:05 AM 30,273 Views 15 Comments

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
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

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

Jul 6th 2019, 7:30 AM 27,251 Views 70 Comments

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
# Slap On The Wrist
# Slap On The Wrist

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

Jul 4th 2019, 5:49 PM 8,737 Views 15 Comments

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

'It's a bad deal, there's no point in saying otherwise': Agriculture minister on trade agreement with South American countries
# Mercosur
# Mercosur

'It's a bad deal, there's no point in saying otherwise': Agriculture minister on trade agreement with South American countries

Jun 30th 2019, 6:07 PM 19,533 Views 83 Comments

The deal with hit the Irish beef sector.

# michael-creed - Monday 24 June, 2019

Government plans to 'phase out' fur farming in Ireland
# Banned
# Banned

Government plans to 'phase out' fur farming in Ireland

Jun 24th 2019, 1:34 PM 9,066 Views 43 Comments

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
# Rockall
# Rockall

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

Jun 9th 2019, 1:59 PM 26,523 Views 73 Comments

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
# Fisheries
# Fisheries

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

Jun 8th 2019, 3:38 PM 60,257 Views 145 Comments

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
# Ongoing Dispute
# Ongoing Dispute

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

Jun 7th 2019, 7:30 PM 24,046 Views 60 Comments

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
# Exceptional Measures
# Exceptional Measures

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

May 20th 2019, 6:15 AM 15,532 Views 44 Comments

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
# No Deal
# No Deal

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

Jan 23rd 2019, 9:26 AM 53,200 Views 140 Comments

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
# Fishing
# Fishing

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

Dec 21st 2018, 10:15 PM 17,158 Views 36 Comments

The restrictions will kick in in 2020.

# michael-creed - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Irish fishermen to reduce mackerel quota by 20% next year
# Fishy Business
# Fishy Business

Irish fishermen to reduce mackerel quota by 20% next year

Nov 29th 2018, 10:15 PM 12,959 Views 21 Comments

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
# IFA

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

Aug 11th 2018, 1:19 PM 15,244 Views 64 Comments

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?
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

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

Apr 5th 2018, 1:06 PM 18,982 Views 71 Comments

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
# Crisis
# Crisis

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

Nov 26th 2017, 7:30 AM 11,739 Views 44 Comments

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
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

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

Nov 9th 2017, 6:12 PM 21,082 Views 69 Comments

“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
# Unprecedented
# Unprecedented

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

Sep 10th 2017, 10:00 PM 14,928 Views 21 Comments

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
# Environment
# Environment

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

Aug 6th 2017, 7:00 PM 24,822 Views 68 Comments

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

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