Michael Creed TD is the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine. Michael was first elected to Dáil Éireann in 1989. He has held several positions on the Fine Gael front-bench including; Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, 2007 – 2010, Health 1989 – 1993, Youth & Sport in 1993-1994 and Education; Arts, Culture & the Gaeltacht in 1994. He was first co-opted to Cork County Council in 1987. He was the Chairperson of Cork County Council for the period 2005/06.
Michael, a Macroom native is married to Sinead and has three children. Michael is currently a member of the Oireachtas Finance Committee. Michael’s priorities for the remainder of the Government term include the pursual of development on the N22 Macroom-Baile Mhuirne Bypass scheme and working with Cabinet to ensure the economic recovery reaches rural Ireland and constituencies such as Cork North West.
News & Statements
Creed responds to Students Climate Change Demonstrations By announcing up to €10m available to fund on-farm renewables
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., today announced a series of exciting new grants available for Irish farms under the TAMS on-farm investment scheme. The new measure will make €10m worth of grants available for energy efficiencies and renewable energy technologies, following a comprehensive review of the TAMS scheme designed to increase its focus on sustainability.
Béal na Bláth Oration : Minister Michael Creed
Minister for Agriculture Food & Marine, Michael Creed TD Oration at the Annual Michael Collins Commemoration, Béal na Bláth, Cork Sunday, 19th August 2018
Opposition recklessly disregard fishing industry and public purse - Creed
The Minister for Agriculture Food & Marine, Michael Creed TD has today (Tuesday) criticised the opposition for acting recklessly after the Dáil voted to annul a European Union regulation in relation to the Common Fisheries Policy.