Trump Cancels Ireland Visit, Dodges Planned Protests

The Hill reports:

President Trump’s scheduled trip to Ireland in mid-November has been canceled, an administration source confirmed to The Hill on Tuesday. No reason was given for the cancellation, although Trump was expected to face protests in Ireland.

Trump had been expected to visit Dublin, the Irish capital, as well as a golf course he owns in Doonberg, County Clare on Ireland’s west coast. Trump had been scheduled to stop in Ireland on his way back from commemorations of Armistice Day in France on Nov. 11.

Trump’s visit had been announced late last month, and reportedly took the Irish government by surprise. Some opposition parties in Ireland had protested the trip taking place at all.