The US president was talking alongside the Republic of Eire’s prime minister Leo Varadkar when he made a collection of remarks about “your wall, your border”.
The Taoiseach interjected to elucidate the purpose of his nation’s stance on the Brexit negotiations was to “keep away from” any partitions.
Talking at Shannon Airport, Mr Trump mentioned: “I feel [Brexit] will all work out very, and in addition for you along with your wall, your border. We’ve a border scenario in the USA and you’ve got one over right here. However I hear it’s going work out very effectively … it’s going to work out very effectively right here.”
Mr Varadkar instantly responded by saying: “The factor we need to keep away from, in fact, is a border wall.”
Mr Trump then acknowledged: “I feel you do, I feel you do. The best way it really works now could be good, you need to attempt to to maintain it that method.”
He added: “I do know that’s a giant level of rivalry with respect to Brexit. I’m certain it’s going to work out very effectively. I do know they’re targeted very closely on it.”
Air Pressure One touched down at Shannon Airport on Wednesday night and the US chief was greeted by the Taoiseach.
Following their temporary assembly, Mr Varadkar mentioned Mr Trump understood the troublesome situation of the Irish border. “He mentioned within the assembly that he was conscious that the sticking level within the negotiations, one of the crucial troublesome factors, is the difficulty of the Irish border – and he needs to maintain that [the border] open and believes that may be achieved,” he advised reporters after his dialog with the president.
“He understands that needs to be a shared goal, that, if the UK goes to depart with a deal, that that deal should contain legally operable ensures that we cannot see the emergence of a tough border between north and south.”
The president and first girl Melania Trump are set to spend two nights at his Doonbeg lodge and golf resort in County Clare.