Fears about the future of the Doonbeg golf links and hotel resort, owned by American billionaire Donald Trump, have eased after planning permission was refused for a proposed wind farm. Clare County Council refused plans for the development of a new nine turbine wind farm near his golf resort in Doonbeg. The location of Trump International Golf Links and Hotel to the Shragh wind farm has been cited as one of the main reasons why the local planning authority refused the development. Mr Trump, who has vigorously opposed wind farms in Scotland and Ireland, was one of the 42 objectors, who opposed a planning application for a new wind farm in the townlands of Carrowmore South, Einagh and Shragh, about two kilometres south of Doonbeg village. According to an objection lodged with the council by Cunnane Stratton Reynolds planning consultants, the proposed development would have a “detrimental impact on the viability of the Doonbeg Golf Resort and as a consequence tourism in the …Read More »
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