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#Enda Kenny

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'A borradh táileasc for the mincéir': Taoiseach speaks Cant as he recognises Traveller ethnicity
# Standing Ovation
# Standing Ovation

'A borradh táileasc for the mincéir': Taoiseach speaks Cant as he recognises Traveller ethnicity

Mar 2nd 2017, 9:59 AM 14,189 Views 77 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he hopes the move will have a “transformative effect”.

Opinion poll puts Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil neck and neck
# Too Close To Call
# Too Close To Call

Opinion poll puts Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil neck and neck

Mar 2nd 2017, 7:18 AM 9,675 Views 72 Comments

Just one percentage point separates the two parties.

'He walks with his head down. No more' - Taoiseach recognises Traveller ethnicity in the Dáil
# Historic
# Historic

'He walks with his head down. No more' - Taoiseach recognises Traveller ethnicity in the Dáil

Mar 1st 2017, 7:22 PM 20,951 Views 174 Comments

“It is a historic day for our Travellers and a proud day for Ireland.”

'Not a time for green beer and shamrocks': Ex-Governor's stark message to Enda over Trump
# Stand Up To Evil
# Stand Up To Evil

'Not a time for green beer and shamrocks': Ex-Governor's stark message to Enda over Trump

Mar 1st 2017, 9:15 AM 39,537 Views 99 Comments

Martin O’Malley said it wasn’t a time to be giving bowls of shamrock “to white supremacists with Irish surnames”.

Allegations of abuse about another child at 'Grace' home reported to gardaí in 1996
# Foster Care
# Foster Care

Allegations of abuse about another child at 'Grace' home reported to gardaí in 1996

Mar 1st 2017, 7:45 AM 11,292 Views 20 Comments

The cases of four other service users were formally identified by An Garda Síochána.

Being tough on bankers ... and Fine Gael: How Peter Mathews will be remembered
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

Being tough on bankers ... and Fine Gael: How Peter Mathews will be remembered

Feb 28th 2017, 8:30 PM 15,561 Views 26 Comments

Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan is among those to have paid tribute to Mathews, saying Ireland is “a poorer place” without him.

On Brussels trip, Kenny says Brexit deal should include provision for united Ireland
# Reunification
# Reunification

On Brussels trip, Kenny says Brexit deal should include provision for united Ireland

Feb 23rd 2017, 5:53 PM 14,866 Views 118 Comments

Kenny said he also believed the triggering of Article 50 would be delayed a little.

Jetting off: Enda's 'last lap' mission of diplomacy and negotiation starts today
# Leaving On A Jetplane
# Leaving On A Jetplane

Jetting off: Enda's 'last lap' mission of diplomacy and negotiation starts today

Feb 23rd 2017, 7:24 AM 11,561 Views 66 Comments

The Taoiseach has a busy schedule ahead of him.

As it happened: Enda says he doesn't want to see commuters discommoded by bus strike
Live Feb 22nd 2017, 11:54 AM

As it happened: Enda says he doesn't want to see commuters discommoded by bus strike

Enda has been told he's guilty of clogging up the roads by getting people back to work
Live Feb 21st 2017, 1:56 PM

Enda has been told he's guilty of clogging up the roads by getting people back to work

'He gave me a blessing as well when he was at it' - Kenny in joking form over leadership challenge
# Fine Gael Force
# Fine Gael Force

'He gave me a blessing as well when he was at it' - Kenny in joking form over leadership challenge

Feb 20th 2017, 10:15 PM 37,582 Views 96 Comments

Several ministers, including Harris, refused to rule themselves out of the expected contest.

Poll: Would you like to see Enda become Ireland's Brexit minister?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you like to see Enda become Ireland's Brexit minister?

Feb 20th 2017, 8:56 PM 22,696 Views 88 Comments

He’s built up an impressive book of EU contacts as Taoiseach. Could he take over as a Minister for Brexit?

The parallels between Irish and American controversies, in a wild week for politics
# LARRY DONNELLY
# LARRY DONNELLY

The parallels between Irish and American controversies, in a wild week for politics

Feb 20th 2017, 7:58 PM 259 Views 20 Comments

Those who say they know what lies ahead – in either country – are either clairvoyant or just plain wrong, writes Larry Donnelly.

Fine Gael leadership battle: Whatsapp message from minister says Tánaiste supports Simon Harris
# Plot Thickens
# Plot Thickens

Fine Gael leadership battle: Whatsapp message from minister says Tánaiste supports Simon Harris

Feb 19th 2017, 6:14 PM 36,798 Views 153 Comments

Leo Varadkar and Simon Coveney are seen as the favourites to succeed Enda Kenny.

There's a plan to 'rebrand' the north inner city as 'Dublin's North Central Quarter'
# Makeover
# Makeover

There's a plan to 'rebrand' the north inner city as 'Dublin's North Central Quarter'

Feb 19th 2017, 7:40 AM 17,778 Views 61 Comments

A regeneration plan for the area was launched this week.

'Distracting and destabilising': Leo Varadkar says 'everyone is waiting' on a decision from Enda
# Follow The Leader
# Follow The Leader

'Distracting and destabilising': Leo Varadkar says 'everyone is waiting' on a decision from Enda

Feb 18th 2017, 6:30 PM 21,217 Views 126 Comments

Regina Doherty thinks the Taoiseach should be given space to make his own decision.

Occupational hazard ahead: Fifteen photos of Irish politicians next to unfortunate signs
# Give Me A Sign
# Give Me A Sign

Occupational hazard ahead: Fifteen photos of Irish politicians next to unfortunate signs

Feb 18th 2017, 11:00 AM 37,421 Views 24 Comments

Those pesky exit signs.

Poll: Do you think Enda should step down as Fine Gael leader?
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Poll: Do you think Enda should step down as Fine Gael leader?

Feb 17th 2017, 10:28 PM 32,148 Views 111 Comments

A number of backbenchers are calling for Enda Kenny’s departure.

Alan Farrell has become the first Fine Gael TD to say he has no confidence in Enda Kenny
# Et Tu Alan?
# Et Tu Alan?

Alan Farrell has become the first Fine Gael TD to say he has no confidence in Enda Kenny

Feb 17th 2017, 2:17 PM 21,558 Views 95 Comments

Farrell says the Taoiseach’s position is now “untenable”.

'No one should have to deal with that': Taoiseach slams discrimination shown to north inner city man
# Sheriff St Regeneration
# Sheriff St Regeneration

'No one should have to deal with that': Taoiseach slams discrimination shown to north inner city man

Feb 17th 2017, 6:25 AM 24,343 Views 41 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny was in Dublin’s north inner city to launch the Mulvey report yesterday.

Moriarty Tribunal will cost another €10m this year, despite taking place 20 years ago
# Neverending Story
# Neverending Story

Moriarty Tribunal will cost another €10m this year, despite taking place 20 years ago

Feb 17th 2017, 6:15 AM 11,722 Views 26 Comments

The money is spent on third party legal fees.

'I'm focused on my job as leader of the country': Kenny refuses to say when he's stepping aside
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

'I'm focused on my job as leader of the country': Kenny refuses to say when he's stepping aside

Feb 16th 2017, 8:28 PM 14,288 Views 91 Comments

The Taoiseach has been told he’ll face a motion of no confidence if he doesn’t outline a timeline for his departure.

An unfortunate place to sit, Enda - but photos like this are harder to avoid than you might think
# Occupational Hazard
# Occupational Hazard

An unfortunate place to sit, Enda - but photos like this are harder to avoid than you might think

Feb 16th 2017, 1:37 PM 26,577 Views 21 Comments

When it comes to sitting under unfortunate words or phrases, it’s a case of ‘win some, lose some’ for politicians.

Hard border fears as government accused of seeking out locations for customs posts
# Not Going Back
# Not Going Back

Hard border fears as government accused of seeking out locations for customs posts

Feb 16th 2017, 10:12 AM 17,556 Views 98 Comments

Sinn Féin wants clarity on the ‘hard border’ issue.

Kenny on the ropes as Fine Gael hopefuls line up to challenge him
# Come At The King
# Come At The King

Kenny on the ropes as Fine Gael hopefuls line up to challenge him

Feb 16th 2017, 8:11 AM 16,422 Views 84 Comments

Kenny has a choice of resignation or facing a vote which sources say he is unlikely to survive.

Enda Kenny wins confidence motion in the government
# We Go Again
# We Go Again

Enda Kenny wins confidence motion in the government

Feb 15th 2017, 10:58 PM 25,239 Views 155 Comments

After a lengthy, and occasionally feisty, Dáil debate, the government won the motion.

LIVE: Taoiseach faces serious questions over yesterday's 'clarifications'
Live Feb 15th 2017, 11:54 AM

LIVE: Taoiseach faces serious questions over yesterday's 'clarifications'

Fianna Fáil says government is 'incoherent and shambolic' but will 'ensure it survives'
# Trying Times
# Trying Times

Fianna Fáil says government is 'incoherent and shambolic' but will 'ensure it survives'

Feb 15th 2017, 9:08 AM 16,371 Views 136 Comments

The motion was tabled in response to a motion of no confidence in Enda Kenny tabled by Sinn Féin.

Government 'nervous' about extending Tribunal to other whistleblowers
# Garda Whisteblower
# Garda Whisteblower

Government 'nervous' about extending Tribunal to other whistleblowers

Feb 15th 2017, 6:05 AM 5,280 Views 10 Comments

Garda whistleblower Keith Harrison demanded his case be included in the Tribunal.

5 serious questions for the government that Dáil 'clarifications' did not clarify
# He Said She Said
# He Said She Said

5 serious questions for the government that Dáil 'clarifications' did not clarify

Feb 15th 2017, 12:54 AM 15,465 Views 48 Comments

Enda Kenny, Frances Fitzgerald and Katherine Zappone said they were going to clear up any remaining confusion last night. Here’s how that went.

Enda Kenny takes a number of different positions on Zappone conversation
# Mea Culpa
# Mea Culpa

Enda Kenny takes a number of different positions on Zappone conversation

Feb 14th 2017, 9:50 PM 34,991 Views 121 Comments

Kenny stated that he knew that Minister Zappone had met with Maurice McCabe before it became public information last week.

Explainer: What exactly is a Tribunal of Inquiry?
# Questions Answered
# Questions Answered

Explainer: What exactly is a Tribunal of Inquiry?

Feb 14th 2017, 8:57 PM 12,750 Views 73 Comments

And how does it differ from a Commission of Investigation?

Enda broke Dáil rules today when he called Gerry Adams a 'hypocrite'
# Unparliamentary Language
# Unparliamentary Language

Enda broke Dáil rules today when he called Gerry Adams a 'hypocrite'

Feb 14th 2017, 8:30 PM 29,821 Views 133 Comments

Calling someone a hypocrite falls under the category of “unparliamentary language”.

As it happened: There will be a Tribunal into alleged smear campaign against Maurice McCabe
Live Feb 14th 2017, 6:44 PM

As it happened: There will be a Tribunal into alleged smear campaign against Maurice McCabe

A Cork comedian managed to take the piss out of Enda Kenny's speech right in front of him last night
# Ross Browne
From The Daily Edge
# Ross Browne

A Cork comedian managed to take the piss out of Enda Kenny's speech right in front of him last night

Feb 14th 2017, 9:58 AM 8,673 Views 0 Comments

His fake “sign language” lasted over a minute before somebody asked him to stop.

'We are entitled to the truth today': Kenny to discuss McCabe public inquiry with Micheál Martin
# Whistleblower Scandal
# Whistleblower Scandal

'We are entitled to the truth today': Kenny to discuss McCabe public inquiry with Micheál Martin

Feb 13th 2017, 9:05 PM 19,383 Views 102 Comments

Maurice McCabe and his wife, Lorraine, have called for the government to answer a number of questions.

Six ministers admit to using private email accounts like Taoiseach - but not for 'sensitive' information
# Online
# Online

Six ministers admit to using private email accounts like Taoiseach - but not for 'sensitive' information

Feb 13th 2017, 6:20 AM 8,713 Views 27 Comments

An email security specialist has said that government departments need to be aware of the risks posed by this.

Fianna Fáil to abstain from vote of no confidence in Government
# Confidence And Supply
# Confidence And Supply

Fianna Fáil to abstain from vote of no confidence in Government

Feb 12th 2017, 6:19 PM 40,247 Views 339 Comments

The Taoiseach meanwhile says he isn’t ruling out a criminal investigation into the Tusla saga.

Nóirín O'Sullivan refutes Dáil claims about her treatment of Maurice McCabe
# Garda Whistleblower
# Garda Whistleblower

Nóirín O'Sullivan refutes Dáil claims about her treatment of Maurice McCabe

Feb 8th 2017, 5:34 PM 44,681 Views 0 Comments

O’Sullivan strongly refutes the claims made by Labour leader Brendan Howlin under Dáil privilege today.

Liveblog: Enda Kenny faces questions over job losses in Leixlip
Live Feb 8th 2017, 12:02 PM

Liveblog: Enda Kenny faces questions over job losses in Leixlip