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Has the government delivered on its 'ultimate goal'? One year in, here's how it has fared
# Help I Need Somebody
# Help I Need Somebody

Has the government delivered on its 'ultimate goal'? One year in, here's how it has fared

May 13th 2017, 7:00 AM 8,370 Views 45 Comments

Last week we looked at its record on health and housing. This week we’re looking at jobs and education.

'Treated like Nelson Mandela or JFK': International media say Ireland is trying to woo EU Brexit boss
# Best Deal For Ireland
# Best Deal For Ireland

'Treated like Nelson Mandela or JFK': International media say Ireland is trying to woo EU Brexit boss

May 11th 2017, 7:38 PM 20,839 Views 39 Comments

There was a lot of pomp and ceremony for Michel Barnier – the man who will lead Europe’s Brexit negotiations.

'These people are scumbags': Attack on elderly couple raised in the Dáil
Live May 10th 2017, 11:55 AM

'These people are scumbags': Attack on elderly couple raised in the Dáil

Leo Varadkar says he's 'totally zen' about Enda's departure
# Totally Zen
# Totally Zen

Leo Varadkar says he's 'totally zen' about Enda's departure

May 10th 2017, 9:24 AM 12,513 Views 41 Comments

The Fine Gael parliamentary party meets again tonight.

'I'm surprised that the leader of our country had the neck to walk in Darkness Into Light'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'I'm surprised that the leader of our country had the neck to walk in Darkness Into Light'

May 9th 2017, 10:04 PM 38,709 Views 67 Comments

Senator Joan Freeman originally praised the Taoiseach for his involvement, but took a different view today in the Seanad.

Varadkar says Taoiseach should not be questioned about his leadership when he is abroad
# Follow The Leader Leader
# Follow The Leader Leader

Varadkar says Taoiseach should not be questioned about his leadership when he is abroad

May 9th 2017, 6:54 PM 7,160 Views 86 Comments

While on a trade trip to Canada last week, Enda Kenny was asked when he will step down as Taoiseach.

Poll shows Fine Gael is leaning towards Leo, but leader race could go either way
# Varadkar Vs Conveney
# Varadkar Vs Conveney

Poll shows Fine Gael is leaning towards Leo, but leader race could go either way

May 9th 2017, 10:15 AM 8,042 Views 58 Comments

Enda Kenny is expected to step down as the party’s leader in the near future.

Poll: Should there be an election after Fine Gael's next leader is chosen?
# What Do You Think
# What Do You Think

Poll: Should there be an election after Fine Gael's next leader is chosen?

May 9th 2017, 9:45 AM 16,956 Views 92 Comments

Do you think an election should be called for the public to vote on the country’s new leader?

Kenny says he raised human rights with Saudis but that 'obviously includes women's rights'
# That's The Enda It
# That's The Enda It

Kenny says he raised human rights with Saudis but that 'obviously includes women's rights'

May 5th 2017, 6:29 PM 8,400 Views 108 Comments

The Taoiseach has sought to clarify that Ireland had conveyed its concerns over Saudi Arabia’s record on women’s rights.

People are loving the Star Wars socks Justin Trudeau wore to meet Enda Kenny yesterday
# Prime Ministers
From The Daily Edge
# Prime Ministers

People are loving the Star Wars socks Justin Trudeau wore to meet Enda Kenny yesterday

May 5th 2017, 2:18 PM 5,970 Views 4 Comments

Ah just STOP.

Enda Kenny had a go at a journalist for asking when he'll step down as Taoiseach
# Not Now
# Not Now

Enda Kenny had a go at a journalist for asking when he'll step down as Taoiseach

May 5th 2017, 7:59 AM 24,309 Views 67 Comments

The Taoiseach was surprised at being asked the question while on an official visit to Canada.

Three year campaign results in 33,000 children with disabilities getting full medical cards
# Children's Health
# Children's Health

Three year campaign results in 33,000 children with disabilities getting full medical cards

May 2nd 2017, 7:57 PM 10,868 Views 13 Comments

Children who receive the Domiciliary Care Allowance are now eligible for a full medical card.

As it happened: Maternity hospital on agenda as TDs return from Easter break
Live May 2nd 2017, 3:17 PM

As it happened: Maternity hospital on agenda as TDs return from Easter break

"The sooner the better" - Fine Gael's Alan Farrell wants to know when Enda will be calling time
# Enda The Line
# Enda The Line

"The sooner the better" - Fine Gael's Alan Farrell wants to know when Enda will be calling time

May 1st 2017, 4:07 PM 10,397 Views 61 Comments

Now that the parameters for the Brexit negotiations have been agreed, the spotlight is expected to fall upon Enda Kenny’s leadership once more.

EU leaders back deal that would see North rejoin EU in event of Irish unity
# Brexit
# Brexit

EU leaders back deal that would see North rejoin EU in event of Irish unity

Apr 29th 2017, 2:55 PM 33,176 Views 198 Comments

The EU 27 leaders unanimously backed a tough Brexit strategy today.

Taoiseach gives first response to Citizen's Assembly vote, says committee now being set up
# Abortion
# Abortion

Taoiseach gives first response to Citizen's Assembly vote, says committee now being set up

Apr 27th 2017, 3:39 PM 11,555 Views 84 Comments

Kenny commended the Citizen’s Assembly’s chairperson, Ms Justice Laffoy on her work.

Enda Kenny is travelling to Canada to meet Justin Trudeau and discuss 'middle-class jobs'
# Mayo To Montreal
# Mayo To Montreal

Enda Kenny is travelling to Canada to meet Justin Trudeau and discuss 'middle-class jobs'

Apr 26th 2017, 8:02 AM 12,391 Views 60 Comments

Trudeau said that Ireland is a ‘close friend’ to Canada.

Brendan Howlin hits out at 'sham' government and 'racist' Trump
# Trying To Rebuild
# Trying To Rebuild

Brendan Howlin hits out at 'sham' government and 'racist' Trump

Apr 23rd 2017, 9:18 AM 13,298 Views 87 Comments

The Labour leader also accused Shane Ross of “sitting in his office hiding”.

Cruinniú na Cásca: Hundreds of thousands attend Ireland's newest cultural festival
# Cruinniú Na Cásca
# Cruinniú Na Cásca

Cruinniú na Cásca: Hundreds of thousands attend Ireland's newest cultural festival

Apr 17th 2017, 6:19 PM 20,571 Views 47 Comments

Cruinniú na Cásca attracted some 550,000 people to events around the country.

Illuminated and flown 24/7: Government Buildings' new plan for the tricolour
# Flag Raising
# Flag Raising

Illuminated and flown 24/7: Government Buildings' new plan for the tricolour

Apr 15th 2017, 7:15 AM 13,140 Views 44 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said last year’s 1916 commemorations brought about a newfound respect for the tricolour.

Former US ambassador to Ireland, and owner of Pittsburgh Steelers, Dan Rooney dies aged 84
# RIP
# RIP

Former US ambassador to Ireland, and owner of Pittsburgh Steelers, Dan Rooney dies aged 84

Apr 13th 2017, 10:45 PM 18,723 Views 16 Comments

Rooney was ambassador to Ireland between 2009 and 2012.

Gardaí are monitoring a small number of individuals 'who do not have this country's interests at heart'
# Terrorist Attack
# Terrorist Attack

Gardaí are monitoring a small number of individuals 'who do not have this country's interests at heart'

Apr 13th 2017, 6:10 AM 30,148 Views 101 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has called a security meeting following recent terrorist attacks in Europe.

This is what Fianna Fáil's motion about the Garda Commissioner will say

This is what Fianna Fáil's motion about the Garda Commissioner will say

Apr 7th 2017, 12:46 PM 14,068 Views 27 Comments

Fianna Fáil has continually said it cannot express confidence in the Commissioner.

'More cock-up than conspiracy': Shatter defends gardaí, but hits out at Kenny
# Fennelly Report
# Fennelly Report

'More cock-up than conspiracy': Shatter defends gardaí, but hits out at Kenny

Apr 7th 2017, 10:55 AM 11,604 Views 30 Comments

The former Justice Minister said the Taoiseach and Attorney General’s actions might be “a resigning matter”.

'Come in, I missed you' - Merkel gives Kenny Brexit boost in Berlin meeting
# Best Buds
# Best Buds

'Come in, I missed you' - Merkel gives Kenny Brexit boost in Berlin meeting

Apr 6th 2017, 10:34 PM 31,643 Views 74 Comments

The German Chancellor acknowledged Ireland’s specific interest in Brexit negotiations.

Another garda report is dropping today. This is what you need to know
# Fennelly
# Fennelly

Another garda report is dropping today. This is what you need to know

Apr 6th 2017, 4:18 PM 14,910 Views 23 Comments

The report was three years in the making.

Fianna Fáil might join forces with Labour for motion of no confidence in Garda management
# Breath Test Scandal
# Breath Test Scandal

Fianna Fáil might join forces with Labour for motion of no confidence in Garda management

Apr 5th 2017, 12:40 PM 8,509 Views 37 Comments

The party said it cannot express confidence in Garda Commissioner Noírín O’Sullivan.

Daly tells Dáil that HSE blocked 14-year-old narcolepsy sufferer from accessing documents
# Vaccinations
# Vaccinations

Daly tells Dáil that HSE blocked 14-year-old narcolepsy sufferer from accessing documents

Apr 5th 2017, 8:38 AM 14,674 Views 32 Comments

Daly called it “one of the biggest public health scandals in recent years”.

Over 300 jobs being created at IT firm in Dublin
# Version 1
# Version 1

Over 300 jobs being created at IT firm in Dublin

Apr 5th 2017, 7:49 AM 12,273 Views 24 Comments

The jobs will be filled over the next three years.

As it happened: 'People are left scratching their heads' on why garda commissioner still has job
Live Apr 4th 2017, 2:45 PM

As it happened: 'People are left scratching their heads' on why garda commissioner still has job

When is Enda going? Coveney says leadership battle to kick off before the summer
# Enda Game
# Enda Game

When is Enda going? Coveney says leadership battle to kick off before the summer

Apr 3rd 2017, 9:47 AM 10,788 Views 46 Comments

The latest opinion poll shows that Fine Gael would take more seats with Leo Varadkar as leader.

Enda Kenny should step aside as Brexit Minister when he leaves office - poll
# Break From Brexit
# Break From Brexit

Enda Kenny should step aside as Brexit Minister when he leaves office - poll

Mar 26th 2017, 4:10 PM 18,557 Views 50 Comments

The poll also showed strong support for a united Ireland to avoid a hard border between the Republic and Northern Ireland.

'It is inevitable we will identify more examples of bad practice': Garda Commissioner
# Staggering
# Staggering

'It is inevitable we will identify more examples of bad practice': Garda Commissioner

Mar 25th 2017, 2:45 PM 27,630 Views 104 Comments

Enda Kenny earlier reiterated his confidence in Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan.

EU leaders signed a 'declaration of unity' today. Theresa May wasn't there.
# Special Summit
# Special Summit

EU leaders signed a 'declaration of unity' today. Theresa May wasn't there.

Mar 25th 2017, 12:05 PM 10,530 Views 41 Comments

The EU is marking the 60th anniversary of the union’s founding today.

Bill Clinton dropped in to say hello to Enda Kenny today
# The Lads
# The Lads

Bill Clinton dropped in to say hello to Enda Kenny today

Mar 24th 2017, 9:22 PM 35,141 Views 47 Comments

Clinton was also spotted shopping in Dublin’s city centre.

Applause for Taoiseach as Clinton says 'thank you' for raising immigration with Trump
# McGuinness Funeral
# McGuinness Funeral

Applause for Taoiseach as Clinton says 'thank you' for raising immigration with Trump

Mar 23rd 2017, 5:50 PM 43,866 Views 36 Comments

“As an American I have to say a special word of thanks to the sitting Taoiseach,” Clinton said.

Irish MEP: 'Time for Ireland to take legal challenge against Egypt'
# Ibrahim Halawa
# Ibrahim Halawa

Irish MEP: 'Time for Ireland to take legal challenge against Egypt'

Mar 22nd 2017, 10:00 PM 31,254 Views 174 Comments

Ibrahim Halawa’s trial has now been postponed for the 20th time.

'Silence from the rebels' as Kenny talks to Fine Gael TDs about his future
# Enda The Line
# Enda The Line

'Silence from the rebels' as Kenny talks to Fine Gael TDs about his future

Mar 22nd 2017, 8:39 PM 12,502 Views 23 Comments

Kenny’s statements to the party are thought to have gone down well, according to sources.

Here are the options that could be in the referendum to give vote to Irish abroad
# Diaspora
# Diaspora

Here are the options that could be in the referendum to give vote to Irish abroad

Mar 22nd 2017, 6:01 PM 11,488 Views 67 Comments

Any changes would likely not be in place until before the 2025 presidential election.