McDowell: 'Trump is not a natural ally of Irish interests'

McDowell: 'Trump is not a natural ally of Irish interests'
Donald Trump overlooking Barrack Obama when they met in the White House last month Pic: Getty

We are being cast adrift on very turbulent seas, writes Michael McDowell

Let me show a little of my politics on my sleeve. The night that Barack Obama was elected eight years ago, I watched US media through the night. When it became obvious that Obama was a sure thing in the early hours, I was watching alone when, to my utter surprise I started crying – tears of relief and happiness.

No US election had ever had that effect on me – and I had keenly watched...

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