Local Schoolchildren Meet President Donald Trump As Visit Comes To An End

President Trump has met with local schoolchildren in Doonbeg, as his high-profile visit draws to a close.

During a round of golf this morning, the President stopped on the 9th hole to speak to pupils from Clohanes National School.

The President posed for photos with 27 pupils and teachers in an encounter that lasted around 10 minutes.

Clare FM’s Fiona McGarry has been speaking with Brian Shanahan whose son attends the school and whose farm is close to the golf course.

Meanwhile, the three-day Presidential visit will come to an end this afternoon.

The Trump family preparing to return to Washington from Shannon Airport, bringing an end to their three-day visit to Clare.

Clare FM’s Gavin Grace reports: