Michael Creed is a Fine Gael TD representing Cork North West. He was the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine from 6 May, 2016 to 27 June, 2020. 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.