*Photograph: Arthur Ellis One year after submitting their planning application, approval has been granted to the Trump Organisation firm, TIGL Ireland Enterprises for a €38m development at Donald Trump’s Doonbeg resort.
As the Dublin senior footballers continue their preparations for the All-Ireland senior football final against Kerry and the drive for five, they headed to West Clare to undergo a weekend training camp.
*Mike Pence in conversation with Leo Varadkar during his St Patrick’s Day trip to the US. US Vice President, Mike Pence is due to visit Co Clare next month.
*Doughmore. Photograph: Arthur Ellis An Bord Pleanála have confirmed there will be no oral hearing regarding proposed works at Trump Doonbeg.
Rita McInerney launched her General Election campaign in Kilrush on Friday night as she begins her attempt to become the first Clare female TD since Síle de Valera.
*Photograph: Martin Connolly An Ennis based poet who spent three years living in Doonbeg said he found the reception for the Trump family in West Clare to be “stomach wrenching and embarrassing”.
*Protesters gather in Shannon Airport for Donald Trump’s arrival. Photograph: Steve Ford Doonbeg locals that welcomed the visit of Donald Trump and advocates of the US military using Shannon Airport have been equated as supporters of Adolf Hitler.
*Mick O’Dea, Tommy Comerford, James Griffin & Paul Markham in Doonbeg on Wednesday. Photograph: Martin Connolly As Doonbeg basked in international media coverage due to the visit of US President Donald Trump, locals were determined to display a positive and attractive image of the West Clare village to reap the benefit for the years ahead.
*Shannon Group Chairman, Rose Hynes and Minister of State Patrick O’Donovan TD (right) with US President Donald Trump and US First Lady Melania Trump before boarding Air Force One in Shannon Airport after their visit to Ireland. Photo: Oisin McHugh True Media Donald Trump’s three day hybrid visit to Co Clare has ended with the…
*Gardaí on patrol. Photograph: Martin Connolly Doonbeg may not have much facilities for their youngest generation but they believe the Trump family’s continued investment in the local hotel and golf course offers possibilities for the village’s future.