Donald Trump's visit to Ireland in November cancelled

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Trump was originally meant to visit Colombia in April but scrapped the trip to remain in Washington and oversee military strikes in Syria.

In addition to visiting the Irish capital of Dublin, Trump was expected to travel to a golf course he bought in County Clare in 2014.

Leo Varadkar confirmed the November visit was cancelled and said the "US side has cited scheduling reasons".

It's not clear why the visit has been cancelled, although it is believed the decision was made in the US.

USA politicians, including Trump's predecessor, former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaPollster: Rasmussen Research has a pro-GOP bias Democracy is alive in Trump era Senate's antics are a reminder of why colleges need to step up MORE, have often visited the country, to which around 33 million Americans trace their heritage.

On August 31, the White House had announced that the US President would travel to Ireland as part of a trip to attend the commemoration of the centenary of the Armistice taking place in Paris on November 11.

"But the Irish element is set to be cancelled", the newspaper reported.

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President Trump has canceled a planned trip to Ireland, the Irish government said Tuesday, amid planned demonstrations to protest his climate policies, worldwide relations and treatment of immigrants, women and minorities.

He had been due in Ireland the following day.

"Clearly the outpouring of objections to this visit has had the desired effect as President Trump has decided not to come to Ireland".

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar opposed extending an invitation to Mr Trump when he was a cabinet minister, but changed his mind when he became PM.

Last week, Mr Varadkar said the news that Mr Trump was to visit Ireland "came a little bit out of the blue".

The Labour Party, Green Party and Solidarity-People Before Profit pledged to organise protests surrounding the visit.

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