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.
Doonbeg comes of age
Winter is coming. But while the rest of the country battens down the hatches, a rare treat awaits in the magnificent southwest at Doonbeg in County Clare, where the golf never stops and the handsome stone of The Lodge stands sentinel against the wild Atlantic - an oasis of pure luxury in one of the most beautiful places on earth.
"Great Irish Links Challenge" set for May
Ballybunion, Doonbeg and Lahinch are partnering once again this May to host the Great Irish Links Challenge.
Last year in the inaugural staging of this event, more than 250 golfers played in the Challenge which despite some equally “challenging” weather was a huge success. This year the organisers are hoping to attract double last year’s numbers for the event, which will take place from 7-10 May.
Royal County Down leads Irish entries in Golf World poll
Royal County Down has been ranked third in Golf World’s Top 100 courses in Great Britain and Ireland, the highest of the 21 Irish entries in the poll.
It means that Ireland is the most prominent region in the rankings with almost a quarter of the entries being on Irish soil, more than Scotland and the prominent North West coast of England.