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# doonbeg - Friday 16 July, 2021

Three swimmers rescued after getting into difficulty off Doonbeg
# Doonbeg
# Doonbeg

Three swimmers rescued after getting into difficulty off Doonbeg

Updated Jul 16th 2021, 9:44 PM 29,491 Views 9 Comments

The three swimmers got into difficulty shortly after 5pm today.

# doonbeg - Monday 28 September, 2020

Five things we've learned about Donald Trump's tax affairs
# Tax Returns
# Tax Returns

Five things we've learned about Donald Trump's tax affairs

Sep 28th 2020, 11:52 AM 48,400 Views 117 Comments

The US President has been waging a legal battle to keep his tax returns hidden, but the New York Times has published details.

# doonbeg - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Locals fear Trump may pull out of Doonbeg after planning permission denied for coastal wall at golf course
# An Bord Pleanála
# An Bord Pleanála

Locals fear Trump may pull out of Doonbeg after planning permission denied for coastal wall at golf course

Mar 18th 2020, 6:45 PM 40,575 Views 114 Comments

Independent Clare TD Michael McNamara stated that he was “very concerned” over the An Bord Pleanála’s decision.

# doonbeg - Friday 18 October, 2019

An Garda Síochána spent €14k on sandwich bags for members during US president's visit
# Trump Visit
# Trump Visit

An Garda Síochána spent €14k on sandwich bags for members during US president's visit

Oct 18th 2019, 10:05 PM 31,868 Views 90 Comments

That was part of the €107,625 catering payment to the Trump Doonbeg resort in west Clare.

# doonbeg - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Donald Trump’s Doonbeg golf resort has been granted planning for a €38 million expansion
# Go Ahead
# Go Ahead

Donald Trump’s Doonbeg golf resort has been granted planning for a €38 million expansion

Oct 10th 2019, 11:36 AM 91,778 Views 102 Comments

Trump purchased the hotel and golf course in 2014.

# doonbeg - Friday 27 September, 2019

Trump Doonbeg got €113,000 from gardaí for food and board during presidential visit
# Her We Are In The Co Clare
# Her We Are In The Co Clare

Trump Doonbeg got €113,000 from gardaí for food and board during presidential visit

Sep 27th 2019, 4:40 PM 33,950 Views 90 Comments

The total accommodation and catering bill from the garda operation amounted to €904,553.

# doonbeg - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Visits of Trump and Pence this year cost An Garda Síochána between €15-18 million
# Doonbeg
# Doonbeg

Visits of Trump and Pence this year cost An Garda Síochána between €15-18 million

Sep 26th 2019, 6:52 PM 11,730 Views 49 Comments

The figure was about half the security costs for Pope Francis’ visit last year.

# doonbeg - Monday 9 September, 2019

Trump says he 'had nothing to do with' Pence decision to stay at Doonbeg resort
# Oversight
# Oversight

Trump says he 'had nothing to do with' Pence decision to stay at Doonbeg resort

Sep 9th 2019, 4:14 PM 16,195 Views 28 Comments

A spokesperson for Pence last week said the decision was made at the “suggestion” of the president.

# doonbeg - Friday 6 September, 2019

Democrats investigate Pence stay at Trump's Doonbeg hotel
# Mike Pence
# Mike Pence

Democrats investigate Pence stay at Trump's Doonbeg hotel

Sep 6th 2019, 10:20 PM 20,982 Views 38 Comments

Pence has defended as “logical” his decision to stay at Doonbeg.

# doonbeg - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Mike Pence departs from Shannon as two-day Irish visit ends
# Slán
# Slán

Mike Pence departs from Shannon as two-day Irish visit ends

Updated Sep 4th 2019, 12:36 PM 25,480 Views 54 Comments

Pence took a stronger line on Brexit during this trip than many had expected.

# doonbeg - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Mike Pence defends choice to stay at Trump's Doonbeg resort despite most meetings taking place in Dublin
# Trump International
# Trump International

Mike Pence defends choice to stay at Trump's Doonbeg resort despite most meetings taking place in Dublin

Sep 3rd 2019, 6:31 PM 32,661 Views 40 Comments

Pence has been staying at the Trump International Golf Links and Hotel during his two-day visit to Ireland.

# doonbeg - Friday 7 June, 2019

Donald Trump waves goodbye to Ireland after two-night stay at Doonbeg
# Slán
# Slán

Donald Trump waves goodbye to Ireland after two-night stay at Doonbeg

Updated Jun 7th 2019, 3:25 PM 82,383 Views 165 Comments

He met with local school children earlier today, who were “gobsmacked” at meeting the US President.

# doonbeg - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Trump's sons Eric and Donald Jr popped into a Doonbeg pub and pulled some pints this evening
# Few Scoops
# Few Scoops

Trump's sons Eric and Donald Jr popped into a Doonbeg pub and pulled some pints this evening

Jun 5th 2019, 10:57 PM 88,322 Views 96 Comments

However, there was no sign of the US President for locals in the Clare town tonight.

A respectful welcome - but no pomp and circumstance: What to expect from the Trump visit
# Doonbeg
# Doonbeg

A respectful welcome - but no pomp and circumstance: What to expect from the Trump visit

Jun 5th 2019, 12:05 AM 28,996 Views 43 Comments

Trump will arrive in Shannon Airport later today.

# doonbeg - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Government minister to attend protest against Trump's visit to Ireland
# Finian McGrath
# Finian McGrath

Government minister to attend protest against Trump's visit to Ireland

Updated Jun 4th 2019, 1:14 PM 44,799 Views 81 Comments

A number of protests will take place during the US President’s visit.

# doonbeg - Sunday 2 June, 2019

'He's not welcome here': Major security operation planned as protests to take place during Trump visit
# Peace Camp
# Peace Camp

'He's not welcome here': Major security operation planned as protests to take place during Trump visit

Jun 2nd 2019, 6:45 AM 61,710 Views 130 Comments

Local protest groups will set up a camp close to Shannon Airport for the duration of the US President’s trip.

# doonbeg - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'We're staying at Doonbeg... it's a great place': Donald Trump looks forward to Irish visit next week
# Trump Visit
# Trump Visit

'We're staying at Doonbeg... it's a great place': Donald Trump looks forward to Irish visit next week

May 30th 2019, 2:16 PM 34,781 Views 103 Comments

The US President will visit Doonbeg in Co Clare on 5 June.

# doonbeg - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Varadkar 'looks forward' to meeting Trump when he visits Ireland in two weeks' time
# Trump In Ireland
# Trump In Ireland

Varadkar 'looks forward' to meeting Trump when he visits Ireland in two weeks' time

May 22nd 2019, 8:09 AM 10,516 Views 66 Comments

Trump and his wife Melania will stay at his Doonbeg resort in Clare.

# doonbeg - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Trump in Ireland: White House confirms US President will arrive on 5 June
# From Here To Clare
# From Here To Clare

Trump in Ireland: White House confirms US President will arrive on 5 June

May 21st 2019, 10:49 PM 51,184 Views 104 Comments

The US President will be here for a two-night visit.

# doonbeg - Sunday 19 May, 2019

'A total exaggeration': Tánaiste dismisses reports of row between government and US over Trump visit
# Visit
# Visit

'A total exaggeration': Tánaiste dismisses reports of row between government and US over Trump visit

Updated May 19th 2019, 1:28 PM 25,273 Views 36 Comments

It has been widely reported that Trump will be in the country for a number of days at the beginning of June.

# doonbeg - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Poll: How do you feel about Donald Trump's visit to Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How do you feel about Donald Trump's visit to Ireland?

May 16th 2019, 9:37 AM 56,324 Views 159 Comments

Official confirmation of his itinerary is expected in the coming days.

# doonbeg - Friday 16 November, 2018

Operating losses at Trump-owned Doonbeg golf resort almost halved to €330k in 2017
# Doonbeg
# Doonbeg

Operating losses at Trump-owned Doonbeg golf resort almost halved to €330k in 2017

Nov 16th 2018, 6:13 PM 30,234 Views 27 Comments

The accounts show that the company recorded a pre-tax loss of €1.74 million in 2017.

# doonbeg - Friday 31 August, 2018

US President Donald Trump will visit Ireland in November
# Wearing The Green
# Wearing The Green

US President Donald Trump will visit Ireland in November

Aug 31st 2018, 8:55 PM 103,019 Views 397 Comments

The White House made the announcement this evening.

# doonbeg - Friday 25 May, 2018

Bathing reopened at Doonbeg beach after water analysis
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Bathing reopened at Doonbeg beach after water analysis

May 25th 2018, 1:41 PM 5,602 Views 4 Comments

The council said the HSE advised the move following the tests of water samples.

# doonbeg - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Donald Trump values Doonbeg golf resort at between $25 million and $50 million
# Financial Disclosure
# Financial Disclosure

Donald Trump values Doonbeg golf resort at between $25 million and $50 million

May 16th 2018, 10:11 PM 18,374 Views 44 Comments

Trump also reports $14,184,974 in “golf related revenue” from the course.

# doonbeg - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Clare landowner 'surprised and shocked' by Varadkar's comments about wind farm
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Clare landowner 'surprised and shocked' by Varadkar's comments about wind farm

Mar 17th 2018, 5:41 PM 22,064 Views 77 Comments

The Taoiseach later said he was making a joke.

Fáilte Ireland raised concerns with Doonbeg wind farm months after Varadkar email
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Fáilte Ireland raised concerns with Doonbeg wind farm months after Varadkar email

Mar 17th 2018, 8:40 AM 9,887 Views 62 Comments

Fáilte Ireland said that the development could have an impact on tourism along the Wild Atlantic Way.

# doonbeg - Friday 16 March, 2018

'I'm happy to clarify': Varadkar says he was just joking about Trump and Doonbeg
# That's The Joke
# That's The Joke

'I'm happy to clarify': Varadkar says he was just joking about Trump and Doonbeg

Mar 16th 2018, 8:20 PM 31,153 Views 142 Comments

Varadkar came under fire from opposition politicians yesterday after he told a story about Trump contacting him in 2014.

Poll: Was Leo right to contact Clare council after Trump phone call?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Was Leo right to contact Clare council after Trump phone call?

Mar 16th 2018, 10:03 AM 32,070 Views 202 Comments

The Taoiseach sparked controversy with the anecdote, which he shared during an address in Washington yesterday.

Clare council says Leo Varadkar made no official intervention over Doonbeg wind farm
# Blowing In The Wind
# Blowing In The Wind

Clare council says Leo Varadkar made no official intervention over Doonbeg wind farm

Mar 16th 2018, 8:14 AM 12,937 Views 90 Comments

Varadkar said yesterday he got a call from Donald Trump over the wind farm.

# doonbeg - Saturday 20 January, 2018

US committee examining claim of Russian mafia money link to Trump's Doonbeg golf course
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

US committee examining claim of Russian mafia money link to Trump's Doonbeg golf course

Jan 20th 2018, 9:00 AM 15,117 Views 74 Comments

The committee is investigating the alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 election.

# doonbeg - Friday 5 January, 2018

Planning activist puts brakes on Trump Doonbeg 38,000 tonne rock barrier plan
# Court
# Court

Planning activist puts brakes on Trump Doonbeg 38,000 tonne rock barrier plan

Jan 5th 2018, 7:29 PM 30,444 Views 116 Comments

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.

# doonbeg - Monday 1 January, 2018

Trump organisation's Doonbeg investment pays off for its 100% shareholder, Donald Trump
# Clare Winner
# Clare Winner

Trump organisation's Doonbeg investment pays off for its 100% shareholder, Donald Trump

Jan 1st 2018, 9:15 PM 30,408 Views 34 Comments

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.

# doonbeg - Thursday 21 December, 2017

A 'Trump wall' will be built in County Clare
# He's Building It
# He's Building It

A 'Trump wall' will be built in County Clare

Dec 21st 2017, 4:37 PM 33,955 Views 58 Comments

The Trump International Golf Links wants to carry out coastal erosion management works.

# doonbeg - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Judge sets aside €14,000 judgement against Donald Trump over planned Doonbeg barrier
# Ennis District Court
# Ennis District Court

Judge sets aside €14,000 judgement against Donald Trump over planned Doonbeg barrier

Dec 12th 2017, 10:25 PM 18,051 Views 26 Comments

Judge Durcan said that Lennon’s vexatious claim “was an attempt to attract publicity”.

# doonbeg - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Surfers concerned about damage Donald Trump’s Clare wall could do to beach
# Doughmore Beach
# Doughmore Beach

Surfers concerned about damage Donald Trump’s Clare wall could do to beach

Dec 6th 2017, 6:00 AM 23,180 Views 27 Comments

People have expressed their concern about the damage that could be done to dunes and rare wildlife on the beach.

# doonbeg - Monday 18 September, 2017

Heavy fog hampering search for fisherman swept into sea in Clare
# Day Three
# Day Three

Heavy fog hampering search for fisherman swept into sea in Clare

Sep 18th 2017, 9:35 AM 8,962 Views 5 Comments

It’s understood the man was fishing in the Pulleen Bay near Doonbeg.

# doonbeg - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Major search launched after fisherman swept into the sea in Clare
# Doonbeg
# Doonbeg

Major search launched after fisherman swept into the sea in Clare

Sep 16th 2017, 1:30 PM 13,971 Views 2 Comments

It’s understood the man in his forties was fishing in the Pulleen Bay near Doonbeg.

# doonbeg - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Lawyers for Donald Trump appear in Clare court seeking to have €14,095 judgement set aside
# Doonbeg
# Doonbeg

Lawyers for Donald Trump appear in Clare court seeking to have €14,095 judgement set aside

Sep 12th 2017, 5:06 PM 30,029 Views 0 Comments

On 15 June, Cork civil engineer John Lennon secured a judgement against the US President.

# doonbeg - Thursday 13 April, 2017

The Trumps say everyone wants to see the wall built... in Doonbeg
# Let's Do It Already
# Let's Do It Already

The Trumps say everyone wants to see the wall built... in Doonbeg

Apr 13th 2017, 1:41 PM 24,910 Views 67 Comments

“We’re the type of people who want things done yesterday,” Eric Trump said.

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