News 12 september — 10:55

US President Donald Trump's Ireland visit cancelled


US President Donald Trump's November visit to the Republic of Ireland has been cancelled.BBC reports.

An Irish government spokesman said the trip had been "postponed for scheduling reasons".

The White House had announced the visit earlier in September.

Mr Trump was expected to visit his golf course in Doonbeg, County Clare, and Dublin on the weekend of 10-11 November.

The office for Irish Prime Minister (Taoiseach) Leo Varadkar confirmed the November visit was cancelled and said the "US side has cited scheduling reasons".

It was to be his first visit to the country since becoming president in 2016.

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