Donegal Tweed could get regional protection under new EU proposals

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Donegal Tweed could soon be enjoying EU protection, with material manufactured in other areas not allowed to use the Donegal name.

The European Parliament has approved a report suggesting that the regional protection afforded to a number of European foods now be extended to certain products, including Donegal Tweed.

Midlands North West MEP Mairead Mc Guinness says it's the start of what could prove to be a very significant move.............