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#Enda Kenny

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Children's hospital costs like a 'runaway train' as they rocket to €1bn
# On The Up
# On The Up

Children's hospital costs like a 'runaway train' as they rocket to €1bn

Nov 16th 2016, 11:48 AM 18,839 Views 76 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the debate about where the new children’s hospital should be built is “finished”.

Kenny says there won't be an inquiry into media ownership in Ireland
# Media Merger
# Media Merger

Kenny says there won't be an inquiry into media ownership in Ireland

Nov 16th 2016, 10:19 AM 12,987 Views 63 Comments

Catherine Murphy said it is up to the government to either accept or reject the acquisition of the Celtic Media group by Independent News and Media.

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

'Some navy officers rescuing migrants from the Med are on the minimum wage'
# Public Pay
# Public Pay

'Some navy officers rescuing migrants from the Med are on the minimum wage'

Nov 15th 2016, 9:26 PM 19,499 Views 87 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he has “no intention” of allowing the Defence Forces access to the Workplace Relations Commission or the Labour Court.

Now it's the private sector: unions demand 4% increase for all members
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Now it's the private sector: unions demand 4% increase for all members

Nov 15th 2016, 8:22 PM 16,034 Views 60 Comments

Pressure is mounting on government to deal with the public pay row, as private sector unions set to lodge pay claims.

Melting climate change ice sculptures of Enda Kenny and Denis Naughten are on the move outside the Dáil
# Magnum Force
# Magnum Force

Melting climate change ice sculptures of Enda Kenny and Denis Naughten are on the move outside the Dáil

Nov 15th 2016, 12:18 PM 10,858 Views 60 Comments

The two sculptures have been produced to draw attention to climate change.

UK Government "doesn't recognise" leaked memo about lack of Brexit plan
# Planning Objections
# Planning Objections

UK Government "doesn't recognise" leaked memo about lack of Brexit plan

Nov 15th 2016, 11:00 AM 23,103 Views 69 Comments

The memo suggested that the British Government had “no plan” for Brexit

# enda-kenny - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Opinion: It's been a poor start to Enda's national conversation about porn
# Let's Talk About Sex
# Let's Talk About Sex

Opinion: It's been a poor start to Enda's national conversation about porn

Nov 13th 2016, 8:15 PM 503 Views 32 Comments

There have been a lot of questionable claims about porn in the past fortnight, writes Caroline Ryan.

'Racist' 'dangerous' 'unacceptable': What Irish politicians said about Trump before he was elected
# Before Tuesday
# Before Tuesday

'Racist' 'dangerous' 'unacceptable': What Irish politicians said about Trump before he was elected

Nov 13th 2016, 7:00 AM 13,740 Views 38 Comments

Many Irish politiicans have softened their view of the president-elect.

# enda-kenny - Thursday 10 November, 2016

AS IT HAPPENED: Trump's shock win and status of undocumented Irish on the agenda in the Dáil
Live Nov 10th 2016, 12:40 PM

AS IT HAPPENED: Trump's shock win and status of undocumented Irish on the agenda in the Dáil

Enda Kenny had a 10-minute phone call with Donald Trump last night
# Shamrock And Roll
# Shamrock And Roll

Enda Kenny had a 10-minute phone call with Donald Trump last night

Nov 10th 2016, 6:59 AM 40,059 Views 115 Comments

The invitation to the White House still stands.

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

"Sincere congratulations" - How on earth will the Irish Government deal with President Trump?
# Biggest Best Relationship
# Biggest Best Relationship

"Sincere congratulations" - How on earth will the Irish Government deal with President Trump?

Nov 9th 2016, 10:12 AM 22,777 Views 71 Comments

Enda Kenny has condemned Trump’s campaign rhetoric in the past.

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

As it happened: Enda Kenny grilled over teacher strike action and pay disputes
Live Nov 8th 2016, 1:56 PM

As it happened: Enda Kenny grilled over teacher strike action and pay disputes

# enda-kenny - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Halligan to tell Israelis to treat Palestinian people 'in a more humane way'
# Middle East Trip
# Middle East Trip

Halligan to tell Israelis to treat Palestinian people 'in a more humane way'

Nov 6th 2016, 6:20 AM 9,779 Views 93 Comments

The Waterford TD has been a long-time ‘friend of Palestine’.

# enda-kenny - Saturday 5 November, 2016

FactCheck: Does this year's Budget include the biggest ever investment in health?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Does this year's Budget include the biggest ever investment in health?

Nov 5th 2016, 6:10 AM 9,355 Views 12 Comments

Questions surrounded one of the government’s biggest talking points from the Budget. FactCheck gets to the truth.

# enda-kenny - Friday 4 November, 2016

'We speak English': Companies thinking of leaving the UK are welcome in Ireland, says Kenny
# Jumping Ship
# Jumping Ship

'We speak English': Companies thinking of leaving the UK are welcome in Ireland, says Kenny

Nov 4th 2016, 2:03 PM 12,715 Views 73 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny announced 215 new jobs for Dublin and Waterford today.

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

'No one knows where this is all going to end up': Leaders meet to discuss Brexit fallout
# All-island Dialogue
# All-island Dialogue

'No one knows where this is all going to end up': Leaders meet to discuss Brexit fallout

Nov 2nd 2016, 10:57 AM 12,658 Views 78 Comments

Gerry Adams has said “an alternative to Brexit” should be found.

# enda-kenny - Sunday 30 October, 2016

Opinion: 'I'll lend Enda one of my DVDs so he can see what's out there in the world of porn'
# Let's Talk About Sex
# Let's Talk About Sex

Opinion: 'I'll lend Enda one of my DVDs so he can see what's out there in the world of porn'

Oct 30th 2016, 10:15 PM 662 Views 79 Comments

Porn is not sex education, but it’s where people look for information when faced with silence, writes scholar in sexuality studies Caroline Ryan.

‘Come 2018 we’ll have the tax!’: Foster signals a soft warning to Irish government
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

‘Come 2018 we’ll have the tax!’: Foster signals a soft warning to Irish government

Oct 30th 2016, 5:29 PM 35,252 Views 151 Comments

Yesterday, Arlene Foster accused the Irish government of talking down the North’s economy in a bid to steal their investment.

# enda-kenny - Thursday 27 October, 2016

FactCheck: Was Enda Kenny right about Charlie Flanagan and the Russian ambassador?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Was Enda Kenny right about Charlie Flanagan and the Russian ambassador?

Oct 27th 2016, 8:00 PM 19,322 Views 52 Comments

The Taoiseach was accused of misleading the Dáil last week. But was what he said true?

Taoiseach to turn on Christmas lights in Dublin's north inner-city
# Enda Kenny
# Enda Kenny

Taoiseach to turn on Christmas lights in Dublin's north inner-city

Oct 27th 2016, 7:19 PM 9,592 Views 59 Comments

Enda Kenny has also spoken about reopening a garda station in an area blighted by gangland activity.

Poll: Is pornography damaging to young people?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is pornography damaging to young people?

Oct 27th 2016, 9:47 AM 26,206 Views 100 Comments

The Taoiseach has called for a national conversation on the issue.

Enda Kenny thinks we need a 'national conversation about pornography'
# True Blue
# True Blue

Enda Kenny thinks we need a 'national conversation about pornography'

Oct 27th 2016, 7:34 AM 17,332 Views 134 Comments

The Taoiseach thinks that some ‘young minds are being tainted and corrupted’.

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

As it happened: Enda Kenny questioned about compensation for sexual abuse victims
Live Oct 26th 2016, 12:45 PM

As it happened: Enda Kenny questioned about compensation for sexual abuse victims

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

As it happened: Enda faced questions on strikes, public pay, and what exactly false imprisonment means
Live Oct 25th 2016, 2:35 PM

As it happened: Enda faced questions on strikes, public pay, and what exactly false imprisonment means

# enda-kenny - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Enda Kenny says Repeal the Eighth bill 'cuts across' work of Citizens' Assembly
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

Enda Kenny says Repeal the Eighth bill 'cuts across' work of Citizens' Assembly

Oct 22nd 2016, 8:36 PM 10,954 Views 60 Comments

Speaking ahead of Fine Gael’s Presidential dinner this evening, Enda Kenny said he would be around for a long time to come.

# enda-kenny - Friday 21 October, 2016

Ireland has officially invited Pope Francis over for tea in 2018
# Sure Pop On Over
# Sure Pop On Over

Ireland has officially invited Pope Francis over for tea in 2018

Oct 21st 2016, 9:10 PM 12,753 Views 144 Comments

We could be welcoming Pope Francis to these shores for the World Meeting of Families in August 2018.

# enda-kenny - Thursday 20 October, 2016

As it happened: Leo Varadkar grilled on TDs' salaries, Brexit ... and a golf club
Live Oct 20th 2016, 12:04 PM

As it happened: Leo Varadkar grilled on TDs' salaries, Brexit ... and a golf club

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Enda Kenny says money is there to fill Mater job, but no one has applied
# Job Vacancy
# Job Vacancy

Enda Kenny says money is there to fill Mater job, but no one has applied

Oct 19th 2016, 4:04 PM 18,756 Views 50 Comments

Professor Kevin Walsh, Consultant Cardiologist at the Mater Hospital has raised concerns about resources.

'It's a matter of life or death': Taoiseach asked about expensive cystic fibrosis drug
Live Oct 19th 2016, 11:54 AM

'It's a matter of life or death': Taoiseach asked about expensive cystic fibrosis drug

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Leaders' Questions: Taoiseach grilled on 'pay apartheid' between new and older teachers
Live Oct 18th 2016, 2:03 PM

Leaders' Questions: Taoiseach grilled on 'pay apartheid' between new and older teachers

Six in ten people want abortion to be decriminalised in Northern Ireland
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Six in ten people want abortion to be decriminalised in Northern Ireland

Oct 18th 2016, 1:17 PM 5,752 Views 11 Comments

Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK where abortion is illegal, except where continuing a pregnancy would cause a serious risk to the mother’s health.

Taoiseach wants Ireland to introduce a Navy hospital ship for global emergencies
# Naval Service
# Naval Service

Taoiseach wants Ireland to introduce a Navy hospital ship for global emergencies

Oct 18th 2016, 8:33 AM 16,224 Views 103 Comments

He made the comment while launching a new patrol ship yesterday, the William Butler Yeats.

# enda-kenny - Monday 17 October, 2016

Joan Burton quizzes the Taoiseach on how much his staff are being paid
# Oireachtas Bills
# Oireachtas Bills

Joan Burton quizzes the Taoiseach on how much his staff are being paid

Oct 17th 2016, 8:45 AM 20,473 Views 66 Comments

He has a team of 12 who are earning up to €156k.

# enda-kenny - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Leaders' questions as it happened: Bruton evades questions on publishing research into first-time buyers' tax rebate
Live Oct 13th 2016, 11:25 AM

Leaders' questions as it happened: Bruton evades questions on publishing research into first-time buyers' tax rebate

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

'Preventable' death of young student by hit-and-run driver was 'due to multiple garda failings'
# Monaghan
# Monaghan

'Preventable' death of young student by hit-and-run driver was 'due to multiple garda failings'

Oct 12th 2016, 1:43 PM 24,398 Views 0 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has agreed to meet the mother of the man.

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Enda Kenny tells constituency colleagues he's not going anywhere
# Sticking Around
# Sticking Around

Enda Kenny tells constituency colleagues he's not going anywhere

Oct 11th 2016, 1:39 PM 5,042 Views 26 Comments

Kenny has in the past insisted he will not lead Fine Gael into another election.

# enda-kenny - Thursday 6 October, 2016

"Over here, we will mind you": Enda Kenny invites Kim Kardashian to Ireland after robbery
# Kan't Kope
# Kan't Kope

"Over here, we will mind you": Enda Kenny invites Kim Kardashian to Ireland after robbery

Oct 6th 2016, 6:42 PM 26,692 Views 61 Comments

He made the off-the-cuff comment at the announcement of new jobs in Carlow today.

Fianna Fáil support is down, party now neck-and-neck with Fine Gael
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Fianna Fáil support is down, party now neck-and-neck with Fine Gael

Oct 6th 2016, 7:30 AM 9,071 Views 74 Comments

Micheál Martin is still the most popular leader in the country, however.

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Tánaiste reviewing reports about whistleblower "character assassination attack" by senior gardaí
# Protected Disclosure
# Protected Disclosure

Tánaiste reviewing reports about whistleblower "character assassination attack" by senior gardaí

Oct 4th 2016, 6:38 PM 11,677 Views 45 Comments

It had been eported today that a statement was made under the Protected Disclosures Act 2014.

AS IT HAPPENED: Russian ambassador was left in "no uncertain terms" of Ireland's "disgust" over Syria bombings
Live Oct 4th 2016, 2:50 PM

AS IT HAPPENED: Russian ambassador was left in "no uncertain terms" of Ireland's "disgust" over Syria bombings