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Appeal: Trump golf course extension blocked in County Clare


Plans to raise the height of a driving range berm at a golf course owned by the Trump Organisation have been rejected, after an inspector found the berm’s proximity to heritage landscapes and protected species meant it is not exempt from planning rules.

The proposal involves raising the height of a berm (a raised area of land) that forms part of the driving range at Trump International Golf Links and Hotel, in Doonbeg, County Clare.

Inspector Karla McBride considered the appellant’s suggestion that the development is exempt from rules.

Permission was originally refused by Clare County Council for two reasons – the devel.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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