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Trumps get down to business in Doonbeg

THE Trump family had quite an adventure travelling to Doonbeg in West Clare. Flights from London and Birmingham were cancelled as the storm took hold on Wednesday. Eventually, the Trump brothers, Eric and Don, left England on a flight for Dublin, which was subsequently diverted to Shannon. So after all of that, they reached Doonbeg, ironically ahead of their re-arranged schedule, on Wednesday night. “It was a journey to say the least,” Eric Trump told The Clare Champion early on Thursday morning, at the rebranded Trump International Golf Links Ireland club in Doonbeg. “A couple of flights cancelled, a lot of storms, a lot of diversions and a lot of waiting in airports. But it’s obviously great to be here,” he added. Ahead of an array of meetings with Doonbeg management, Eric Trump was keen to stress that the family’s attention will be firmly on Doonbeg in the coming months. “A significant focus. We have a lot of golf clubs, …

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Playing the trump card at Doonbeg

ERIC Trump of the Trump Organisation, who have purchased Doonbeg Golf Club for €15m, has told The Clare Champion that his company intend to invest heavily in the west Clare links property. The Trump family will be in Doonbeg on Wednesday to mark their purchase of the iconic west Clare property. “It has to be the best. It has to be great and it can be. We’re going to put a lot of money in the golf course and into the hotel. The property already is amazing. It’s always nice when it doesn’t need much work but we’re going to put a lot of money into it and make it even better,” Mr Trump said on Tuesday. The Trump Organisation own 16 golf courses world wide, along with eleven hotels. Mr Trump says that making the decision to purchase Doonbeg Golf Club was not an difficult one. “Everybody that we talked to about Doonbeg always raves about it. They always …

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Donald Trump buys Doonbeg Golf Club

US property mogul Donald Trump has bought the five-star Doonbeg Lodge and Golf Club for an estimated €15 million. The billionaire New Yorker, who has a range of golf interests around the world, said, “I am thrilled to announce that we have purchased yet another incredible golf resort. Doonbeg is an already terrific property that we will make ever better. It will soon be an unparalleled resort destination with the highest standards of luxury.” Doonbeg Golf Club, to be renamed Trump International Golf Links, Ireland, is situated on over 400-acres fronting for 2 ½ miles the Atlantic Ocean and features an 18-hole championship golf links course designed by Greg Norman. The Lodge at Doonbeg, consists of 218 hotel suites, an expansive spa and several restaurants all which will be managed directly by the Trump Hotel Collection. Trump International Golf Links, Ireland will be the 12th hotel in the collection and is the fourth addition in less than one year. Following …

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