Trump may not touch Doonbeg's 51 acres; gets red carpet welcome
It was more like the visit of a Head of State than a businessman but with Trump promising to double or even triple the reported €15m he's invested in purchasing the Co Clare resort, it would not have been unusual to see the Minister doing cartwheels at the thought of hundreds of new jobs being created.
Report: Trump threatens legal action against Clare County Council
It didn't take long for Donald Trump to get the lawyers involved at Doonbeg. According to the Irish Examiner's Fiachra Ó Cionnaith, Trump "has threatened to hold Clare County Council responsible for any income lost as a result of 'obstruction' of his efforts to carry out vital remedial works at his west Clare golf course.
Doonbeg poll — Are the snails still on the menu?
Donald Trump would like to use all the dunes at Doonbeg and create the course that Greg Norman couldn't build because of environmental restrictions. What do you think?
Snails beware — Trump planning Doonbeg revolution
Less than a year after "blowing up" Doral's Blue Monster to create what a radically different challenge for world's elite in this week's WGC-Cadillac Championship, Donald Trump is considering a complete rebuild of Doonbeg that could put him on another environmental collision course.
The Donald to buy Doonbeg?
Donald Trump's interest in Ireland is not new. In 2011, his son Donald Jnr flew to Dublin and trawled through the NAMA properties looking for a potential investment. Nothing happened. Now, according to the Irish Examiner, Trump is set to swoop in and pay €15m for Doonbeg in Co Clare, which went into receivership last month.
Rory doesn't need Trump makeover
Donald Trump declared himself a huge fan of new world No 1 Rory McIlroy, insisting golf’s golden boy doesn’t need his midas touch.
“Rory is fantastic, he’s amazing,” Trump said at Doral on Thurday, where he spoke about his plans to invest more than $200 million in making the famous Miami resort one of golf’s must-play destinations.