McConalogue announces agreement on sheep meat deal with U.S.

Donegal TD and Agriculture Minister Charlie McConalogue has announced an agreement with the United States Department of Agriculture on a veterinary health certificate for the export of Irish sheepmeat to the US.

The Minister is leading a major agri-food trade mission to North America this weekend.

He said the new agreement allows Irish sheep meat plants to formally apply for approval to export to the US.