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.
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Creed confirms Government approval for €280m N22 Macroom-Baile Mhuirne bypass
The Minster for Agriculture Food & Marine, Cork North West TD, Michael Creed has confirmed cabinet have granted approval to Cork County Council to award the contract for the construction of the N22 Macroom-Baile Mhuirne bypass.
Government will deliver N22 bypass despite Fianna Fáil call to scrap key road projects – Creed
Fine Gael will deliver on its commitment to begin construction of the N22 Baile Mhuirne-Macroom bypass programme despite Fianna Fáil calls to scrap key road projects, a Fine Gael Minister has said.
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.