Coveney and Creed reject Scottish Government’s unilateral threat of ‘enforcement action’ against Irish fishing vessels

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade, Simon Coveney TD and the Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D. have received a formal letter of notice from the Scottish Cabinet Secretary for External Affairs, Fiona Hyslop MSP stating that it will deploy vessels in the Rockall area to take “enforcement…

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD, chairs meeting of Export Trade Council

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD, will chair the sixteenth meeting of the Export Trade Council this afternoon in Iveagh House. The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD will also attend, along with key export promotion stakeholders from state enterprise agencies and the private sector.…

Minister Creed welcomes EU Commission co-funding decision for a Bord Bia pork and beef promotion campaign in the Philippines, South Korea and Vietnam

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD has welcomed the awarding by the EU Commission of co-funding of €3.16 million towards a €3.9 million Bord Bia information and promotional campaign promoting European pork and beef over three years in the Philippines, South Korea and Vietnam. The campaign, European Pork and Beef –…

First agri-food trade mission to Indonesia and Malaysia concludes with high-level meetings in Kuala Lumpur

Minister Michael Creed TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, today concluded the first agri-food trade mission to Indonesia and Malaysia with a series of high level meetings in Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. “I am pleased to confirm that, after a very productive meeting with my counterpart, the Malaysian Minister for Agriculture…

Minister Creed confirms additional plant approvals for export to the People’s Republic of China

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, announced that a further three Irish beef plants and one pigmeat plant have now been approved by the Chinese authorities and listed by CNCA, the Chinese Certification and Accreditation Agency, which is part of the recently established Chinese Agency, the State Market Regulatory Administration. This announcement follows closely…