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# doonbeg - Friday 16 November, 2018

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.

# doonbeg - Friday 31 August, 2018

US President Donald Trump will visit Ireland in November

The White House made the announcement this evening.

# doonbeg - Friday 25 May, 2018

Bathing reopened at Doonbeg beach after water analysis

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

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

The Taoiseach later said he was making a joke.

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.

# doonbeg - Friday 16 March, 2018

'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.

Poll: Was Leo right to contact Clare council after Trump phone call? Your Say This post contains a poll

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.

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.

# doonbeg - Saturday 20 January, 2018

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.

# doonbeg - Friday 5 January, 2018

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.

# doonbeg - Monday 1 January, 2018

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.

# doonbeg - Thursday 21 December, 2017

A 'Trump wall' will be built in County Clare

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# doonbeg - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Ivanka Trump steps down as director of Doonbeg golf resort

Trump himself resigned as a director of the two companies operating Doonbeg last month.

# doonbeg - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Photos of children used in Doonbeg brochure without consent of parents

The photos – taken in pre-Trump days – were used in the brochure for two years before the parents became aware of it.

# doonbeg - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Trump plan for a wall in Clare slammed by international experts

They say the wall will damage the beach.

# doonbeg - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Donald Trump resigns as director of two Irish companies which operate his luxury Clare hotel

Donald Trump resigns as director of two Irish companies which operate his luxury Clare hotel

The move comes just weeks after he told media that he “couldn’t care less” about the resort.

# doonbeg - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Losses top €5m at Donald Trump's Doonbeg golf course

The US president-elect has pumped €20 million into upgrading the facility so far.

# doonbeg - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge The 'T' has fallen off the Trump International sign in Clare to create an unfortunate new name Rump International

# doonbeg - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Plans for Trump wall along Clare coast withdrawn - but a new one is on the way

Trump’s firm applied in May of this year for a 2.8km 200,000-tonne rock barrier that would protect the golf course from destruction by sea waves.

# doonbeg - Friday 11 November, 2016

How the US president-to-be picked up a Clare golf resort for a song

Doonbeg had a colourful history even before it was acquired by the brash billionaire.

# doonbeg - Thursday 10 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge 16 photos that prove Clare is a gorgeous place, honestly The Banner

16 photos that prove Clare is a gorgeous place, honestly

The banner is all over the news today.

# doonbeg - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Doonbeg 'buzzing' after businessman Donald Trump voted US President

It’s been an eventful morning in the west Co Clare village – with a lot more activity to come.

# doonbeg - Saturday 13 August, 2016

As support for 'The Donald' drops off, meet some Irish people who like the idea of President Trump

“I’d say you’d have a hard time finding someone who didn’t approve of him around these parts.”

# doonbeg - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Donald Trump's 'Irish wall' could be in trouble

The US presidential hopeful wants to build a €10 million rock barrier to protect his county Clare golf course.

# doonbeg - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Donald Trump will come to Ireland next week if he can find the time

The GOP nominee’s camp says it is still looking to finalise his itinerary for next week.

# doonbeg - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Donald Trump is really dividing opinion in Ireland with his plans for that 'other' wall

A range of local Clare groups, including a book club, have backed the sea wall plan. Others aren’t so happy about it.

# doonbeg - Friday 3 June, 2016

Donald Trump is coming to Ireland this month Get Ready Clare This post contains videos

Donald Trump is coming to Ireland this month

Which might be awkward after Enda Kenny’s recent comments.

# doonbeg - Monday 23 May, 2016

Donald Trump cites global warming as reason to build his Atlantic wall in Co Clare

He has called global warming a “hoax” and a “con job” in the past.

# doonbeg - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Donald Trump's Atlantic wall in Co Clare has just hit a snag

An Bord Pleanála has found against the plan.

# doonbeg - Monday 29 February, 2016

Walker finds animal carcasses 'dumped' on scenic Clare beach

Animal rights activists have called on authorities to investigate the case.

# doonbeg - Friday 23 October, 2015

Man found dead after accident on Clare farm

The Health and Safety Authority has been informed.

# doonbeg - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Over par: €2.5 million loss for Donald Trump's Doonbeg golf resort

He’s not worried though.

# doonbeg - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Roll back by Trump on Doonbeg resort works welcomed by conservationists

The council were angered last year when rock armour was moved on to the site without first getting permission.

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