Tuesday 27 September 2016

See you in Doonbeg, Taoiseach tells The Donald

Published 22/04/2015 | 02:30

US tycoon Donald Trump
US tycoon Donald Trump

Addressing the US billionaire by his first name, Taoiseach Enda Kenny suggests a visit to the Doonbeg hotel and golf resort could be on the cards.

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"See you in Doonbeg!" reads a scribbled note written by Mr Kenny on the bottom of his official letter to Donald Trump on March 5.

A keen golfer himself, Mr Kenny may well be alluding to a future round of golf at Mr Trump's luxurious complex.

The pair are not believed to have met face to face since the US billionaire announced a major multi-million-euro investment in Doonbeg last year.

The sale to Mr Trump included the five-star hotel, seven unsold suites and the Greg Norman-designed golf course.

Mr Trump has pledged to transform Doonbeg into a "truly iconic" golf destination in the west of Ireland.

Irish Independent

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