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#Enda Kenny

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Taoiseach's spend on travel up, but he says it's because the government jet is out of use
# Leaving On A Jet Plane
# Leaving On A Jet Plane

Taoiseach's spend on travel up, but he says it's because the government jet is out of use

Dec 27th 2016, 7:00 AM 521 Views 0 Comments

More than , €295,412.59 has been spent by the Taoiseach’s department this year.

# enda-kenny - Monday 26 December, 2016

Taoiseach found Ali's death the most difficult celebrity loss to take this year
# Sports Fan
# Sports Fan

Taoiseach found Ali's death the most difficult celebrity loss to take this year

Dec 26th 2016, 6:45 PM 12,541 Views 32 Comments

The Taoiseach also said he believed UFC fighter Conor McGregor is a superstar.

# enda-kenny - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Enda says this was his biggest challenge in 2016
# 70 Days
# 70 Days

Enda says this was his biggest challenge in 2016

Dec 25th 2016, 11:30 AM 10,514 Views 42 Comments

This government has faced water charges, calls to repeal the Eighth, homelessness but found his biggest hurdle ‘humbling’.

Enda Kenny really likes to give people crystal bowls
# Heads Of State
# Heads Of State

Enda Kenny really likes to give people crystal bowls

Dec 25th 2016, 7:00 AM 8,882 Views 21 Comments

Sometimes with shamrock, sometimes without.

# enda-kenny - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Abortion, Syria and autograph requests - a look through the Taoiseach's post
# Dear Enda
# Dear Enda

Abortion, Syria and autograph requests - a look through the Taoiseach's post

Dec 24th 2016, 7:15 AM 7,681 Views 18 Comments

Some people love him and some people don’t.

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Theresa May is coming to Ireland next month
# COME WHAT MAY
# COME WHAT MAY

Theresa May is coming to Ireland next month

Dec 21st 2016, 6:02 PM 13,485 Views 48 Comments

Enda Kenny is expected to hold a meeting about Brexit with the UK Prime Minister in Dublin.

# enda-kenny - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Cracking the Whip: Regina Doherty talks disloyalty, Trump, and why she and Mary Lou no longer speak
# Marshalling The Troops
# Marshalling The Troops

Cracking the Whip: Regina Doherty talks disloyalty, Trump, and why she and Mary Lou no longer speak

Dec 18th 2016, 8:00 AM 30,179 Views 99 Comments

Fine Gael’s Chief Whip has had a big year. In a wide-ranging interview she tells us of her punishing schedule, spats with Sinn Féin, and why Christmas time always means home.

# enda-kenny - Saturday 17 December, 2016

We asked every TD if they want a vote on a united Ireland, here's what they said
# Border Poll
# Border Poll

We asked every TD if they want a vote on a united Ireland, here's what they said

Dec 17th 2016, 6:15 AM 68,432 Views 142 Comments

Some think the time is right, economically and politically – particularly after the Brexit vote. Others aren’t sure, saying it would only serve to heighten sectarian tensions.

# enda-kenny - Friday 16 December, 2016

Kenny rules out bilateral agreement with UK ahead of Brexit talks
# No Deal
# No Deal

Kenny rules out bilateral agreement with UK ahead of Brexit talks

Dec 16th 2016, 8:43 AM 9,661 Views 165 Comments

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed that the UK will formally withdraw from the EU in March.

# enda-kenny - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Leaders' Questions: Mary Lou says maybe FF and FG can get a bit of mistletoe and “kiss and make-up”
Live Dec 15th 2016, 11:58 AM

Leaders' Questions: Mary Lou says maybe FF and FG can get a bit of mistletoe and “kiss and make-up”

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Taoiseach takes back Dáil statement that Gerry Adams drove blacked-out van
# Brian Stack
# Brian Stack

Taoiseach takes back Dáil statement that Gerry Adams drove blacked-out van

Dec 14th 2016, 1:30 PM 13,650 Views 60 Comments

Instead, Kenny says that Adams drove Austin and Oliver Stack to the blacked-out van.

'The government has published more reports than built houses'
Live Dec 14th 2016, 12:05 PM

'The government has published more reports than built houses'

# enda-kenny - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Enda Kenny turns on the Christmas lights in Dublin's north inner city
# XMas Cheer
# XMas Cheer

Enda Kenny turns on the Christmas lights in Dublin's north inner city

Dec 8th 2016, 6:46 PM 11,968 Views 45 Comments

A candlelight vigil was also held to remember those that have died from drugs.

Enda Kenny's popularity is surging - but Fianna Fáil is the most popular party
# He's Popular
# He's Popular

Enda Kenny's popularity is surging - but Fianna Fáil is the most popular party

Dec 8th 2016, 7:32 AM 12,996 Views 124 Comments

It’s the Fine Gael leader’s best personal showing in the Irish Times poll in four years.

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

AS IT HAPPENED: Kenny quizzed over Orkambi, disability rights and... traffic in Killarney
Live Dec 7th 2016, 12:03 PM

AS IT HAPPENED: Kenny quizzed over Orkambi, disability rights and... traffic in Killarney

# enda-kenny - Friday 2 December, 2016

Enda denies being snubbed by Donald Trump
# Live From NY
# Live From NY

Enda denies being snubbed by Donald Trump

Dec 2nd 2016, 4:40 PM 29,144 Views 109 Comments

The Taoiseach made a pitch to companies to relocate to Ireland on US TV this afternoon.

# enda-kenny - Thursday 1 December, 2016

'Thousands of employees, very highly trained': Kenny pays tribute to Apple
# Appletax
# Appletax

'Thousands of employees, very highly trained': Kenny pays tribute to Apple

Dec 1st 2016, 7:55 AM 8,378 Views 53 Comments

The Taoiseach is on a three-day trip to the US, where he will meet business leaders including those from Apple and Facebook.

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Burton outraged at letter to TDs claiming children adopted by same-sex couples are more likely to be abused
# Adoption
# Adoption

Burton outraged at letter to TDs claiming children adopted by same-sex couples are more likely to be abused

Nov 30th 2016, 7:30 PM 18,928 Views 173 Comments

Former Tánaiste said she found the letter “needlessly offensive” to adopted people and gay people.

'No water charges through the front door or the back door': Mary Lou tells Bruton charges need to go
Live Nov 30th 2016, 11:53 AM

'No water charges through the front door or the back door': Mary Lou tells Bruton charges need to go

Taoiseach Goes Stateside: 'If Enda does meet Trump, he shouldn't go cap in hand'
# Hiya Donald
# Hiya Donald

Taoiseach Goes Stateside: 'If Enda does meet Trump, he shouldn't go cap in hand'

Nov 30th 2016, 6:03 AM 6,156 Views 27 Comments

The Taoiseach is off to the US today and there’s some speculation there’s work going on behind the scenes to arrange a meet-up with Donald Trump.

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Nicola Sturgeon urges Ireland and Scotland to 'send a powerful signal' around the world
# Seanad Address
# Seanad Address

Nicola Sturgeon urges Ireland and Scotland to 'send a powerful signal' around the world

Nov 29th 2016, 12:15 PM 21,251 Views 45 Comments

Scotland’s First Minister is on a two-day visit to Dublin, but is not meeting Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

Major jobs boost for Dublin as 700 new jobs announced in IT and manufacturing
# Mulhuddart
# Mulhuddart

Major jobs boost for Dublin as 700 new jobs announced in IT and manufacturing

Nov 29th 2016, 7:56 AM 20,132 Views 44 Comments

Cork firm Voxpro, LinkedIn and West Pharmaceuticals have announced the roles.

'We couldn't go home for five months after the floods. We're in fear it could happen again'
# Winter Storms
# Winter Storms

'We couldn't go home for five months after the floods. We're in fear it could happen again'

Nov 29th 2016, 6:08 AM 9,679 Views 24 Comments

Fianna Fáil are calling for a UK-style flood insurance scheme to be introduced here.

# enda-kenny - Monday 28 November, 2016

Pope Francis' 2018 visit to Ireland will be a 'great gift' - Archbishop Diarmuid Martin
# Head Honcho
# Head Honcho

Pope Francis' 2018 visit to Ireland will be a 'great gift' - Archbishop Diarmuid Martin

Nov 28th 2016, 5:24 PM 66,077 Views 406 Comments

An official invitation was extended to the Pope this morning by the Taoiseach.

Five years after attacking Catholic 'narcissism', Enda Kenny meets the Pope
# Audience With The Pope
# Audience With The Pope

Five years after attacking Catholic 'narcissism', Enda Kenny meets the Pope

Nov 28th 2016, 9:45 AM 9,404 Views 52 Comments

The Taoiseach’s 2011 speech drew plaudits from victims’ groups.

# enda-kenny - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Almost a third of people think Enda shouldn't meet Trump at the White House
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Almost a third of people think Enda shouldn't meet Trump at the White House

Nov 26th 2016, 7:30 AM 7,768 Views 39 Comments

The Taoiseach has been defending his conversations with the incoming US administration this week.

# enda-kenny - Friday 25 November, 2016

Enda Kenny says it's impossible to negotiate Brexit within two years
# Article 50
# Article 50

Enda Kenny says it's impossible to negotiate Brexit within two years

Nov 25th 2016, 6:23 PM 9,405 Views 40 Comments

Enda Kenny made his comments at the British Irish Council in Wales.

Move to recognise Traveller ethnicity after long campaign shows 'Ireland's commitment to human rights'
# Equality
# Equality

Move to recognise Traveller ethnicity after long campaign shows 'Ireland's commitment to human rights'

Nov 25th 2016, 8:45 AM 14,440 Views 77 Comments

After a long-fought campaign, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he supported the recognition of Traveller ethnicity this week.

# enda-kenny - Thursday 24 November, 2016

'Put the fraud squad after them' - TDs demand action on motor insurance and housing crisis
Live Nov 24th 2016, 12:40 PM

'Put the fraud squad after them' - TDs demand action on motor insurance and housing crisis

Poll: Would you welcome the Pope's visit to Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you welcome the Pope's visit to Ireland?

Nov 24th 2016, 8:39 AM 27,272 Views 199 Comments

The Taoiseach will meet the Pope at the Vatican next week and said he will express government support for a visit.

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

'My concerns were entirely ignored by government': Alan Shatter on Guerin report
# Alan Shatter
# Alan Shatter

'My concerns were entirely ignored by government': Alan Shatter on Guerin report

Nov 23rd 2016, 8:55 PM 17,305 Views 31 Comments

Earlier this month, the Court of Appeal unanimously granted Alan Shatter’s appeal to challenge the Guerin Report.

Enda says he hopes the J-1 programme won't be scrapped, despite Trump warning
# Campaign Promise
# Campaign Promise

Enda says he hopes the J-1 programme won't be scrapped, despite Trump warning

Nov 23rd 2016, 7:26 PM 18,211 Views 52 Comments

During his election campaign, Trump said he wanted to end the visa scheme

Enda's diplomatic mission: Taoiseach to pledge 'government support' for Pope's visit to Ireland
# Vatican Visit
# Vatican Visit

Enda's diplomatic mission: Taoiseach to pledge 'government support' for Pope's visit to Ireland

Nov 23rd 2016, 2:06 PM 8,472 Views 104 Comments

The Taoiseach is set to meet Pope Francis in The Vatican on Monday morning.

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Taoiseach criticised for "gushing tweet" and manner towards Trump and Pence
# Hello Mr President
# Hello Mr President

Taoiseach criticised for "gushing tweet" and manner towards Trump and Pence

Nov 22nd 2016, 7:05 PM 29,425 Views 90 Comments

Enda Kenny has spoken to both the President and Vice President-elect

“Ministers on their own can’t operate solo runs": Taoiseach fields questions about Minister Ross
Live Nov 22nd 2016, 1:53 PM

“Ministers on their own can’t operate solo runs": Taoiseach fields questions about Minister Ross

# enda-kenny - Friday 18 November, 2016

Enda Kenny says VP-elect Mike Pence 'really knows Ireland' after the pair speak by phone
# Best Buds
# Best Buds

Enda Kenny says VP-elect Mike Pence 'really knows Ireland' after the pair speak by phone

Nov 18th 2016, 11:00 PM 19,038 Views 53 Comments

Arch-conservative Pence has been a consistent opponent of LGBT rights.

# enda-kenny - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Tense talks between Russian ambassador and Fine Gael TD: 'You walked into Crimea and took it over'
# Let's Talk
# Let's Talk

Tense talks between Russian ambassador and Fine Gael TD: 'You walked into Crimea and took it over'

Nov 17th 2016, 6:25 PM 28,481 Views 93 Comments

“Of course you know much more than myself about Russia’s military in Crimea, I’m sure,” the ambassador told Barrett today.

Tánaiste to discuss 'critical' garda vacancies with Garda Commissioner
# Top Jobs
# Top Jobs

Tánaiste to discuss 'critical' garda vacancies with Garda Commissioner

Nov 17th 2016, 4:20 PM 7,037 Views 16 Comments

Enda Kenny has said the independent Policing Authority will appoint senior gardaí early next year.

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Enda Kenny has 'no plans' to meet Trump during US trip this month
# No Enda-vitation
# No Enda-vitation

Enda Kenny has 'no plans' to meet Trump during US trip this month

Nov 16th 2016, 4:57 PM 10,241 Views 57 Comments

The Taoiseach is to travel to the US at the end of the month.

AS IT HAPPENED:  "You're both incompetent and unfit to be in Government" - Enda faces tough questions in the Dáil
Live Nov 16th 2016, 11:59 AM

AS IT HAPPENED: "You're both incompetent and unfit to be in Government" - Enda faces tough questions in the Dáil