A column of grass bales erected to prevent erosion, near Donald Trump’s Doonbeg resort, in Co Clare. File photograph: Paulo Nunes dos Santos/The New York Times

A planning activist and serial objector has sought to put the brakes on plans for the construction of a 38,000-tonne rock barrier at US president Dona(...)

 Donald Trump:  his Irish firm, Ireland Enterprises Ltd has lodged plans to create three separate coastal protection works fronting onto the 6th tee box and 13th green; the 14th tee and the 18th tee. Photograph: Reuters/Brendan McDermid

US billionaire Donald Trump has moved to protect his €15 million Irish investment from the ravages of global warming.Ahead of his first visit to his D(...)