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Wednesday 1 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Doonbeg

Last year
2022
# Wave Goodbye
One of Clare's longest-serving players set to retire from inter-county football
David Tubridy has reportedly called time on his career.
# Donald Trump
Donald Trump's Doonbeg golf resort facing legal proceedings from Irish environmental group
The environmental group said it was ‘dealing with an organisation that didn’t seem to be able to admit they had lost’.
# Doonbeg
Donald Trump scraps visit to west Clare
Donald Trump was due in Ireland on 27 August next.
# Incoming
Donald Trump set to return to Ireland next month for golfing trip to Doonbeg
Trump last visited his property in Doonbeg during an official visit to Ireland as US President in 2019.
All time
# Doonbeg
Three swimmers rescued after getting into difficulty off Doonbeg
The three swimmers got into difficulty shortly after 5pm today.
# Tax Returns
Five things we've learned about Donald Trump's tax affairs
The US President has been waging a legal battle to keep his tax returns hidden, but the New York Times has published details.
# An Bord Pleanála
Locals fear Trump may pull out of Doonbeg after planning permission denied for coastal wall at golf course
Independent Clare TD Michael McNamara stated that he was “very concerned” over the An Bord Pleanála’s decision.
# trump visit
An Garda Síochána spent €14k on sandwich bags for members during US president's visit
That was part of the €107,625 catering payment to the Trump Doonbeg resort in west Clare.
# Go Ahead
Donald Trump’s Doonbeg golf resort has been granted planning for a €38 million expansion
Trump purchased the hotel and golf course in 2014.
# her we are in the co clare
Trump Doonbeg got €113,000 from gardaí for food and board during presidential visit
The total accommodation and catering bill from the garda operation amounted to €904,553.
# Doonbeg
Visits of Trump and Pence this year cost An Garda Síochána between €15-18 million
The figure was about half the security costs for Pope Francis’ visit last year.
# oversight
Trump says he 'had nothing to do with' Pence decision to stay at Doonbeg resort
A spokesperson for Pence last week said the decision was made at the “suggestion” of the president.
# mike pence
Democrats investigate Pence stay at Trump's Doonbeg hotel
Pence has defended as “logical” his decision to stay at Doonbeg.
# slán
Mike Pence departs from Shannon as two-day Irish visit ends
Pence took a stronger line on Brexit during this trip than many had expected.
# Trump International
Mike Pence defends choice to stay at Trump's Doonbeg resort despite most meetings taking place in Dublin
Pence has been staying at the Trump International Golf Links and Hotel during his two-day visit to Ireland.
# slán
Donald Trump waves goodbye to Ireland after two-night stay at Doonbeg
He met with local school children earlier today, who were “gobsmacked” at meeting the US President.
# few scoops
Trump's sons Eric and Donald Jr popped into a Doonbeg pub and pulled some pints this evening
However, there was no sign of the US President for locals in the Clare town tonight.
# Doonbeg
A respectful welcome - but no pomp and circumstance: What to expect from the Trump visit
Trump will arrive in Shannon Airport later today.
# Finian McGrath
Government minister to attend protest against Trump's visit to Ireland
A number of protests will take place during the US President’s visit.
# peace camp
'He's not welcome here': Major security operation planned as protests to take place during Trump visit
Local protest groups will set up a camp close to Shannon Airport for the duration of the US President’s trip.
# trump visit
'We're staying at Doonbeg... it's a great place': Donald Trump looks forward to Irish visit next week
The US President will visit Doonbeg in Co Clare on 5 June.
# trump in ireland
Varadkar 'looks forward' to meeting Trump when he visits Ireland in two weeks' time
Trump and his wife Melania will stay at his Doonbeg resort in Clare.
# from here to clare
Trump in Ireland: White House confirms US President will arrive on 5 June
The US President will be here for a two-night visit.
# Visit
'A total exaggeration': Tánaiste dismisses reports of row between government and US over Trump visit
It has been widely reported that Trump will be in the country for a number of days at the beginning of June.
# Your Say
Poll: How do you feel about Donald Trump's visit to Ireland?
Official confirmation of his itinerary is expected in the coming days.
# Doonbeg
Operating losses at Trump-owned Doonbeg golf resort almost halved to €330k in 2017
The accounts show that the company recorded a pre-tax loss of €1.74 million in 2017.
# wearing the green
US President Donald Trump will visit Ireland in November
The White House made the announcement this evening.
# Co Clare
Bathing reopened at Doonbeg beach after water analysis
The council said the HSE advised the move following the tests of water samples.
# financial disclosure
Donald Trump values Doonbeg golf resort at between $25 million and $50 million
Trump also reports $14,184,974 in “golf related revenue” from the course.
# Donald Trump
Clare landowner 'surprised and shocked' by Varadkar's comments about wind farm
The Taoiseach later said he was making a joke.
# Co Clare
Fáilte Ireland raised concerns with Doonbeg wind farm months after Varadkar email
Fáilte Ireland said that the development could have an impact on tourism along the Wild Atlantic Way.
# that's the joke
'I'm happy to clarify': Varadkar says he was just joking about Trump and Doonbeg
Varadkar came under fire from opposition politicians yesterday after he told a story about Trump contacting him in 2014.
# Your Say
Poll: Was Leo right to contact Clare council after Trump phone call?
The Taoiseach sparked controversy with the anecdote, which he shared during an address in Washington yesterday.
# blowing in the wind
Clare council says Leo Varadkar made no official intervention over Doonbeg wind farm
Varadkar said yesterday he got a call from Donald Trump over the wind farm.
# Co Clare
US committee examining claim of Russian mafia money link to Trump's Doonbeg golf course
The committee is investigating the alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 election.
# Court
Planning activist puts brakes on Trump Doonbeg 38,000 tonne rock barrier plan
Peter Sweetman is a son of a former Finance Minister Gerald Sweetman and has previously been at the forefront of campaigns opposing Shell Corrib pipeline plans.
# clare winner
Trump organisation's Doonbeg investment pays off for its 100% shareholder, Donald Trump
The US President resigned as a board member of the resort company but will benefit from revenues which soared by 30% to €6.5m in 2016.
# He's building it
A 'Trump wall' will be built in County Clare
The Trump International Golf Links wants to carry out coastal erosion management works.
# Ennis District Court
Judge sets aside €14,000 judgement against Donald Trump over planned Doonbeg barrier
Judge Durcan said that Lennon’s vexatious claim “was an attempt to attract publicity”.
# Doughmore beach
Surfers concerned about damage Donald Trump’s Clare wall could do to beach
People have expressed their concern about the damage that could be done to dunes and rare wildlife on the beach.