Articles Tagged ‘Michael Creed’

Brexit and CAP – focus of ag ministers' meeting

 

The two main challenges facing Irish and European agri-food sectors, namely Brexit and the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), were central themes of a meeting between Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, and his recently-appointed French counterpart, Stéphane Travert, in Paris this morning (Friday, July 21).

Call for proposals for innovation funding

 

The second of two Open Calls under the European Innovation Partnerships Initiative (EIP) has been launched by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

Creed invites top Hong Kong chefs to Ireland

 Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has met with some of Hong Kong’s top chefs at ‘East Meats West’, a high-end culinary event organised by Bord Bia to promote Irish and European grass-fed beef and lamb. The event is part of a three-year campaign co-funded by Bord Bia and the European Union.

Launch of social farming initiative

 

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has launched an extended social farming initiative for many areas of the country on the family farm of Michael and Siobhan Heslin at Gortletteragh, Co Leitrim.

Minister Creed highlights importance of CAP

 

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has emphasised the importance of a strong and well financed Common Agricultural policy (CAP) for European agriculture, and for employment creation and economic development, particularly in rural areas.

Minister Creed meets Turkish counterpart

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has held a bilateral meeting with the Turkish Minister for Agriculture, His Excellency Ahmet Esref Fakibaba in Izmir, Turkey. The meeting was part of Minister Creed's trade visit to Turkey.

Minister Creed responds to UK fisheries announcement

 

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has described the announcement by the UK government that it is withdrawing from the 1964 London Fisheries Convention as "unwelcome and unhelpful".

Minister urges extra vigilance on Storm Ophelia

 

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has urged farmers, fishermen and people in rural areas to be extra vigilant and take precautions as Storm Ophelia approaches the country. 

Minister welcomes Finance Bill measures

 

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has welcomed two "key measures" in the Finance Bill in relation to stamp duty on agricultural land transactions: the extension for three years of Consanguinity Relief for inter-family farm transactions; and the removal of the upper age limit of 67 for the transferor.

Minister's sights set on international beef markets

 

At the eleventh meeting of the Beef Roundtable today, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, reflected on the strong performance of the sector in 2017 and commented on prospects for the sector in 2018.

New food business with Chinese studies programme

 

Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine, Michael Creed, has launched a new University College Dublin (UCD) bachelor of agricultural science degree programme entitled food business with Chinese studies.