Trumps can build a wall - at Doonbeg

Clare County Council has given the go-ahead for TIGL Ireland Enterprises to construct sea defences beside a public beach at its golf resort on the Atlantic coast

21st December, 2017
Flags fly outside the entrance to Trump International Golf Course, near Doonbeg. Pic: Getty

The Trump family’s plan to build a sea wall aimed at protecting their golf resort in Doonbeg, Co Clare, has been approved, the latest twist in a project that had stoked tensions in the area.

Clare County Council gave the go-ahead for TIGL Ireland Enterprises to construct defences beside a public beach at its golf resort on the Atlantic coast. Objectors may appeal the decision within a month.

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