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#Enda Kenny

# enda-kenny - Yesterday’s News


# enda-kenny - Yesterday’s News

No 'understandings' or arrangements between FG and Lowry, Kenny says

The Taoiseach told the Dáil today that he appreciates the support Lowry has given government.

Enda Kenny won't say if the social welfare Christmas bonus will be paid this December

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the matter is being discussed ahead of October’s Budget.

AS IT HAPPENED: Enda Kenny grilled about what's going to be in this year's Budget

The Taoiseach faced questions on the proposed emigrant tax, the Christmas bonus and disability supports.


# enda-kenny - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

AS IT HAPPENED: TDs are back in the Dáil for Leaders' Questions

We’ll be keeping an eye on all things happening over at Leinster House this afternoon.

# enda-kenny - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Ray once said he'd emigrate if Enda became Taoiseach... So have they met since?

Ray D’Arcy threatened to leave the country if Enda Kenny got in, back in 2010.

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

The Citizens' Assembly will take place on Saturday 15 October in Dublin Castle

The Government press office confirmed to that Red C polling will conduct the poll to decide the makeup of the assembly.

Brexit will begin in January or February, says Enda Kenny

The Taoiseach said he expects an early 2017 date for Article 50 to be invoked, after discussions with British ministers.

# enda-kenny - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Poll: Would you like to see Fianna Fáil back in power? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to see Fianna Fáil back in power?

Micheál Martin’s party is the most popular one in the country, according to the latest opinion poll.

Brought in from the cold: 'I am not someone who lives in the past' - Minister Creed

Agriculture Minister Michael Creed has waited a long time to take a seat at the Cabinet table and now he’s facing some tough challenges in agriculture.

# enda-kenny - Thursday 15 September, 2016

New school subjects roll-out: Kids to learn coding, Mandarin, computer science and politics

Education Minister Richard Bruton launched the government’s new action plan for education today.

It was all smiles as Enda Kenny and John Halligan shared a stage together today Entente Cordiale This post contains videos

It was all smiles as Enda Kenny and John Halligan shared a stage together today

John Halligan said things will come to “an agreeable solution”.

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Enda Kenny says he doesn't want to be President of Ireland The Big House This post contains a poll

Enda Kenny says he doesn't want to be President of Ireland

Pressure over the leadership has been mounting on Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

Fianna Fáil's call for water charges to be abolished 'first shot in election campaign'

Earlier, Enda Kenny said: “I’m not sure what Fianna Fáil are at here.”

'A change of leadership is required': Rumblings in Fine Gael that Enda should go

Enda Kenny said this is not a time to “mess around”.

# enda-kenny - Monday 12 September, 2016

Will Enda Kenny use his newfound 'mojo' to sack John Halligan?

“I expect John Halligan to do his job,” Taoiseach Enda Kenny said today.

'I've got my mojo back': Enda Kenny is moving on from a tough few months

The Taoiseach has also given his thoughts on THAT John Halligan interview.

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Dáil approves government plan to appeal Apple tax ruling

The Taoiseach said it’s not true Apple was provided with more favourable treatment than others companies in terms of taxes.

The Taoiseach went on the US news to defend the Apple tax appeal

Sweetheart deals are “not the way we do business here,” he said.

# enda-kenny - Friday 2 September, 2016

Noonan claims Apple ruling an "attack" on Ireland's corporate tax regime Apple Tax This post contains videos

Noonan claims Apple ruling an "attack" on Ireland's corporate tax regime

The Dáil will be recalled next to vote on the Government’s decision to appeal the Apple ruling.

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Health Minister says it was "important" to respond to women who live-tweeted their abortion journey

He said he expected all members of government, including those in the Independent Alliance, to back the Citizen’s Assembly process.

# enda-kenny - Monday 22 August, 2016

Health Minister thanks two women who live-tweeted their abortion journey

Simon Harris took the somewhat surprising action of thanking the two women directly.

# enda-kenny - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Here are 10 things the Government promised to do in its first 100 days. How are they getting on?

The Programme for Government was published back in May, promising to make society fairer – has it delivered?

# enda-kenny - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Fianna Fáil's Dublin spokesman is also a psychotherapist. We asked him to analyse Enda, Micheál and the Left

“There are actors. There are dramatists,” says John Lahart. But are there any narcissists or psychopaths in Leinster House?

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Ibrahim Halawa case: Egypt hits back at Ireland and accuses him of assaulting police

The parliament’s speaker does not want to see Halawa released.

# enda-kenny - Monday 8 August, 2016

For and against: The letters Irish people have written to the Taoiseach about abortion Freedom Of Information This post contains images

For and against: The letters Irish people have written to the Taoiseach about abortion

The majority of the letters urge the Taoiseach not to repeal the Eighth Amendment.

# enda-kenny - Saturday 6 August, 2016

'I put the words about Trump in Enda Kenny's mouth and he repeated it. I'm glad he said it'

Richard Boyd Barrett says he’s happy the Taoiseach spoke out against Trump.

Passport applications from the UK last month were 76% up on 2015

There were more UK-based requests for an Irish passport in June than in July, however.

A big recruitment drive in the Irish Defence Forces has already closed

Nearly half of the places have been filled this year.

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Supreme Court judge to chair assembly on repealing Eighth Amendment

The assembly has a deadline of 12 months from its establishment to complete its work.

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

'No return to borders of the past': Enda and Theresa take first steps into uncertain future

Enda Kenny and Theresa May have held their first meeting since May became Prime Minister.

# enda-kenny - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Kenny and Martin are grandstanding about a united Ireland, says Martin Mansergh

The former TD helped to negotiate the Good Friday Agreement but told that an additional agreement is necessary since Brexit.

# enda-kenny - Thursday 21 July, 2016

President Hollande recognises Ireland is a "special" case in Brexit talks

The French president said the sooner Britain triggers Brexit the better.

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Enda Kenny's been visiting inner city Dublin and it's been going quite well

Locals are staying cautious though.

Explainer: Why are politicians talking about a 'border poll' now?

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has raised the possibility of a referendum on a united Ireland.

# enda-kenny - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Poll shows voters want Enda gone by budget day

Public expenditure minister Paschal Donohoe said when the Taoiseach should step down is up to himself.

# enda-kenny - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Update: 'No reason to believe' Irish people caught up in Nice terror attack

There had been reports of a man critically injured but the Department of Foreign Affairs is satisfied there is no cause for concern in this case.

# enda-kenny - Thursday 14 July, 2016

"Look ... things happen": Reilly defends role after 'clear the air' Fine Gael meeting

Last night’s meeting of TDs and senators was described as ‘robust’ and ‘cathartic’.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Will Enda be putting a timeframe on his departure today?

Don’t bet on it. The Taoiseach is set to address his parliamentary party after a week dominated by gaffes and strange decisions.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

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