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Sunday 28 May 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Enda Kenny

This year
# Diagnosis
Former Taoiseach Enda Kenny diagnosed with cancer but expected to make full recovery
Kenny served six years as Taoiseach.
Last year
# Quiz
Quiz: How much do you know about Enda Kenny?
Time to hark back.
All time
# New gig
Enda Kenny joins board of PR and lobbying firm
Heneghan’s clients include National Broadband Ireland and the Irish SME Association.
# Former Taoiseach
Enda Kenny says it's time to 'move on' from golfgate as he rules out presidential ambitions
The former taoiseach played golf at the event but did not attend the controversial dinner.
# enda the line
Former Taoiseach Enda Kenny to present Irish language RTÉ show about old railway routes
The series is being produced by Sonas Productions and will air in late 2021.
# Alan Shatter
'Like a hen un-laying an egg': Dáil row erupts over the deletion of the Guerin report
Disagreement emerged between members over the deletion of the Guerin report from the Oireachtas Library.
# ages and ages
It took absolutely ages to form a government in 2016. Here's what happened
It took 70 days last time out. Could it take as long this time?
# come all ye party faithful
Leo Varadkar's third Christmas as Taoiseach means he's no longer the shortest-serving office holder
Varadkar moves ahead of John Bruton in the length of time they’ve been Taoiseach.
# dublin pride
Enda Kenny says he wants to see a 'resurgence of pride' in Dublin's North inner city
A special task force was rolled out following a spate of gangland shootings in the area in 2017.
# into the blueshirt
Enda Kenny crewed the winning racing yacht with Bear Grylls in a big royal regatta yesterday
A total of eight yachts – each representing a charity – competed in the tournament.
# Behind The Scenes
The Class of '16: The advisers from Enda Kenny's government, where are they now?
Most are still in politics but a significant number have made the jump to the corporate world.
# what enda did next
Enda Kenny named as adviser with Diaspora-focused Dublin investment fund
The fund says it seeks to invest capital in a way that benefits Irish society.
# Facebook
Data Protection Commission says it was 'categorically' never lobbied by Enda Kenny
An Observer article yesterday claimed Kenny offered to lobby on Facebook’s behalf.
'Friend of Facebook' Enda Kenny offered to lobby on company's behalf while Taoiseach, says Observer article
The claims were contained in a Facebook memo published by The Observer.
# windsor meets castlebar
It turns out Enda Kenny was with Harry and Meghan yesterday as he supports a charity the prince founded
That clears that up so.
# Enda Kenny
Enda Kenny has been hanging out with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for some reason
Retirement’s going well, so.
# European of the Year
Enda Kenny on Brexit: 'I am appalled by what is happening in politics in Britain'
The former Taoiseach received European Movement Ireland’s European of the Year Award this afternoon.
# Brexit
Enda Kenny to be named 'European of the Year'
Leo Varadkar will present him with the award next week.
# no day off
Cabinet to discuss possibility of Ireland getting its own Independence Day
A proposed Bill seeks to designate 21 January Ireland’s Independence Day – but it wouldn’t be a bank holiday.
# st patrick's day trip
'I carry Ireland with me everywhere I go': Leo likely to indulge Pence and Ryan with talk of Irish roots
The Taoiseach is about to set off on a whirlwind tour of America for St Patrick’s Day.
# Sheriff St
Companies with HQs in the IFSC have a 'duty to give back' to north inner city, says minister
The Taoiseach also said he is confident the gardaí will bring an end to the Hutch-Kinahan feud.
# The lads
16 photos comparing Enda Kenny's retirement to Barack Obama's
A couple of smooth players.
# The Long Goodbye
'My seven-year-old daughter shed a tear': Enda Kenny received a lot of well wishes when he stepped down
Although one critic wrote: “Thank God you’re finally off … back to the bog you came from.”
# you're too kind
Trump and Prince Charles got the most expensive gifts from the Taoiseach this year
Justin Trudeau got socks from Leo Varadkar (of course), among other presents.
# clarification
'That was untrue': Enda Kenny corrects statement about Margaret Hassan in Dáil 13 years ago
Kenny had said that the aid worker who died in Iraq had converted to Islam, but corrected that statement yesterday.
# party ticket
Mayo GAA star lined up for general election bid to replace Enda Kenny
Alan Dillon is to put his name up for selection at the Fine Gael convention in the new year.
# callan's kicks
How Oliver Callan finetuned his impressions of Leo and Enda
The impressionist also broke down how he imitates some of RTÉ’s top presenters.
# Leo Actually
Leo, Zuckerberg and Tim Cook: Varadkar's mission to woo US tech companies
Microsoft, Facebook and Apple – the Taoiseach made pitstop visits to them all this week.
# dr kenny
Enda Kenny got an honorary doctorate at NUIG today
He follows other former Taoisigh in receiving the award.
# doctor kenny
Enda Kenny to be conferred with honorary doctorate by the NUI
The doctor will see you on 23 October.
Politicians pay final respects as Liam Cosgrave is laid to rest
The former Taoiseach’s life was remembered in Dublin today.
# Interview
Shane Ross: 'I was just drinking far too much in my 30s and it was affecting my life in every way'
While his friendship with Enda Kenny got off to a rocky start, Shane Ross admits he misses the former Taoiseach.
# no borders
Former UK Brexit minister claims Varadkar 'regrets' comments on post-Brexit border
David Jones MP has said that Enda Kenny’s government seemed more positive about finding solutions to the border issue.
# a life stolen
"Nobody told us she had died" - the story of Margaret Bullen, who spent her entire life in a Magdalene Laundry
Margaret Bullen died in 2003 aged just 50 from a disease possibly linked to her exposure to industrial-strength chemicals in the Laundries where she had lived.
Varadkar says he will not rescind Donald Trump's invitation to visit Ireland
Varadkar said rescinding the invite would cause a diplomatic incident.
# dream team
Cabinet reshuffle 'not a great day' for women, says Burton
Mary Mitchell O’Connor was demoted to a super junior position.
# we can work it out
Day 1: Leo Varadkar says he's going to be the man to unite the country - but other TDs aren't so sure
Many opposition TDs said they found Varadkar to be a decent man, even if they fundamentally disagreed with his politics.
# Your Say
Poll: How do you feel about Leo Varadkar being Taoiseach?
He’s the youngest Taoiseach Ireland has ever had. How do you feel about it?
Leo Varadkar elected Taoiseach
He’ll announce his new Cabinet this evening.
# lick of paint
The National Gallery of Ireland reopens its historic wings after multi-million revamp
The Dargan and Milltown wings opened today for the first time since 2011.