Donald Trump's Upcoming Visit To Ireland Has Been Cancelled


It was to be Mr Trump's first visit to Ireland since he assumed the office.

During his stay in Ireland, Donald Trump was expected to visit his golf course in Doonbeg, County Clare on the west coast, as well as Dublin. Earlier this year Mr Varadkar said his USA counterpart was open to finding a solution but thus far none has been forthcoming, adding to the worries of the Irish community in the U.S. in the current climate.

"The proposed visit of the USA president is postponed", an Irish government spokesman told Reuters.

The Trump administration said last month that the president would visit Ireland for the first time as commander in chief after attending a commemoration in Paris of the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I on November 11.

The trip to Ireland would be Trump's first to the country as President.

"Help us to do so if you abhor his policies on climate change, refugee migration, trade wars, military expansion, economic inequality and the whole gung-ho, misogynistic, racially divisive show".

US President Donald Trump's scheduled visit to Ireland in November has been cancelled. It is believed that no formal communication has been made to the Irish Government yet.

The President's trip, planned for November 12th after Armistice Day commemorations in France, will not now happen.

"It came a little bit out of the blue", Varadkar said in an interview on RTE Radio One earlier this month.

While there will be many in Government buildings stifling a sigh of relief that the controversial visit has been pulled and the diplomatic headache avoided, it will be a brief reprieve because the cancellation brings with it a new raft of questions for Taoiseach Leo Varadkar's government.

Brendan Howlin, the leader of the Irish Labour Party, accused Trump of being "no friend of democracy and human rights" in an August 31 tweet calling on people to join anti-Trump protests.