Donald Trump pledges to invest €45m at Doonbeg

Donal Trump has stated that he will invest anywhere up to €45m at his Trump International Golf Links and Hotel Ireland at Doonbeg in Co Clare.

The billionaire property developer is in Ireland on a visit to his €15m investment in Co Clare for the first time today.

 

He said he will spend three days in Co Clare and will be taking a very hands-on approach to the project.

“It’s only developments that are going to be iconic that I’m interested in. I don’t have enough time left to do the boring things but it’s going to be truly iconic and something Ireland will be extremely proud of.”

He also stated that he is on the look out for some additional investments in Ireland.

“Ireland is a special place and I love Ireland and I love the country and it was an opportunity that was presented to us but I had been looking at this property for a long time, “we’ve had tremendous help from everyone and I appreciate that all these officials are here because we’re all going to work together to make this something very special,” he said.

Mr Trump, who is accompanied by his sons Don and Eric and his daughter Ivanka, was greeted by Finance Minister Michael Noonan, Clare Mayor Joe Arkins, Clare county manager Tom Coughlan and Shannon Airport Authority chairprerson Rose Hynes.

He said he will spend three days in Co Clare and will be taking a very hands-on approach to the project.

“It’s only developments that are going to be iconic that I’m interested in. I don’t have enough time left to do the boring things but it’s going to be truly iconic and something Ireland will be extremely proud of”.