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Dublin: 15 °C Friday 19 September, 2014

#Enda Kenny

# enda-kenny - Today’s News

From Business ETC The cows are going to be very busy in Cork. Up to 60% busier, in fact WHITE GOLD

The cows are going to be very busy in Cork. Up to 60% busier, in fact

Dairygold will add 115 jobs and boost production 60% after EU dairy quotas end.

Ireland should see ‘trade opportunities, not threats’ in a devolved Scotland

Scotland will be given more control over its own economic policies.


# enda-kenny - Yesterday’s News

The Taoiseach had some advice for the nation about teeth brushing today…

“People are in control” when it comes to saving money on water, Kenny said. The contentious charge comes into effect in two weeks time.

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Micheál Martin: “I’m preparing to be the next Taoiseach”

The Fianna Fáil leader has also firmly ruled out going into coalition with Fine Gael.

‘I wouldn’t dare do such a thing’: After Enda’s scolding, Leo isn’t talking about the Budget this week

The Health Minister was remaining tight-lipped about the Budget this morning.

# enda-kenny - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Think-ins, smackdowns and desperation: Winners and losers (and one for you to decide) from the political week… House Of Cards This post contains a poll

Think-ins, smackdowns and desperation: Winners and losers (and one for you to decide) from the political week…

David Cameron’s in the firing line for travelling north, Mary Lou’s in the headlines for flying Down Under, and we’re not sure what to make of Leo…

# enda-kenny - Friday 12 September, 2014

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Loose Lips Leo and 4 other things we learned at the Fine Gael ‘think-in’

The Fine Gael parliamentary party gathered in picturesque Fota Island to talk the economy, elections and Leo…

PICTURES: Friends again! Leo and Enda patch things up over a cup of tea

Just two best pals sharing a completely normal cup of friendship tea.

Michael Noonan has struck a deal that will save Ireland €1.5 billion

The Finance Minister has been in Milan urging EU colleagues to support his push for early repayment of IMF loans.


Public row? what public row?.. Enda’s trying to draw a line under the Varadkar spat

The Taoiseach’s latest comments on the health service follow fresh warnings from Department officials about possible bed closures.

# enda-kenny - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Taoiseach rounds on ‘Sir Humphreys’ in Health Department

Officials are coming in for criticism from the Taoiseach today, in his latest public comment on Health Minister Leo Varadkar’s plans.

Enda announces 150 new jobs at Mater Private

The expansion will see the hospital’s workforce more than double.

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Can’t organise a Taoiseach in a brewery? Ok, Guinness can

Enda Kenny opens the biggest stout brewery in the world, but resists the temptation to have a pint.

“Boom and bust” cycle at an end, hopefully — Howlin

This morning’s Cabinet meeting could be a tense one after Leo Varadkar’s comments yesterday about the Budget…

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Leaked chart names Phil Hogan as Agriculture Commissioner … but can it be trusted?

It’s the job the Irish Government wants, but there’s been speculation the much sought-after portfolio may go elsewhere.

Angry parents and ‘Gaza’ banners greet ministers, as new term begins

With the Cabinet back, and the Israeli ambassador being grilled by TDs, it was also a busy day for protests at Government Buildings.

Former Fine Gael TD Jim White dies aged 76

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has expressed his condolences to the Donegal politician’s family.

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

“We’re not in a position to write large cheques”: Enda plays down tax-cut talk

The Cabinet’s back tomorrow, and the Budget’s in six weeks. But the Taoiseach’s not giving much away…

# enda-kenny - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s been talking about the Irish operation in the Golan Heights, a tragic road crash in Cork, rail talks… and VERY LOUD NOISES.

Taoiseach: We want a ‘jobs and growth’ role for Hogan… but it’s Juncker’s choice

Leaders have arrived in Brussels for a summit to fill two of the EU’s top jobs. Enda Kenny’s also been talking about Phil Hogan’s prospects…

Point of no return?… EU leaders send strong warnings to Russia over Ukraine

Leaders meeting in Brussels are likely to boost sanctions against Moscow. “Europe has to act,” France’s Francois Hollande said today.

Enda off to Brussels for election of new European Council President

The EU leaders will also discuss the Ukraine crisis at the special meeting.

# enda-kenny - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Will Enda Kenny do the ice bucket challenge? We asked…

He knows he’s been nominated but it’s uncertain whether the Taoiseach is going to soak himself.

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Poll: Should Enda Kenny do the Ice Bucket Challenge? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Enda Kenny do the Ice Bucket Challenge?

Everyone from Ben Affleck to George Bush have had a bucket of ice water chucked over them. Should our Taoiseach get involved?

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Serious Enda Kenny burn spotted on the streets of Cork Taoi-shock

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Enda Kenny is wearing jeans and holidaying with a former president in Killarney

The Taoiseach is also sporting a goatee by the looks of it.

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Enda got 1,000 emails about the Garth Brooks concerts. Here’s what some of them said…

“I want to ask you to do something to save this country from a complete shambles.”

# enda-kenny - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Dublin remembers victims of Ballymurphy Massacre 43 years on

The 11 people, including a priest and a mother-of-eight, were shot by the British Army.

# enda-kenny - Friday 8 August, 2014

An ‘administrative error’ was the reason why a Fine Gael branch in Mayo didn’t file its accounts

The party has responded to news that the gardaí can’t find the person responsible for the accounts of a branch in Enda Kenny’s constituency.

Gardaí can’t find person responsible for Fine Gael’s accounts in a branch in Enda Kenny’s constituency

The Standards in Public Office (SIPO) Commision says the matter remains with the gardaí.

# enda-kenny - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Column: What would you ask Enda? Opinion This post contains a poll

Column: What would you ask Enda?

Voters should be allowed to question their political leaders in parliament, according to the UK’s Labour leader Ed Miliband. But is this a cheap gimmick or an idea that could re-invigorate people’s passion for politics?

Sinn Féin is just 1% behind Fine Gael in the latest opinion poll

And, we’re warning you now, the public were also asked about Garth Brooks in this Sunday Independent/Millward Brown survey.

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

How has Alan Shatter gone from Department of Justice to High Court? Guerin This post contains videos

How has Alan Shatter gone from Department of Justice to High Court?

We knew he was not on board with the Guerin Report findings. Now we know just how far he intends to go with it.

# enda-kenny - Monday 28 July, 2014

From The Score Enda Kenny, Eamon Dunphy and Sean O’Brien wish Ireland Women good luck Coygig

Enda Kenny, Eamon Dunphy and Sean O’Brien wish Ireland Women good luck

Joan Burton, Peter O’Mahony, Derval O’Rourke, Liam Brady and John Hayes also feature in a star-studded video.

Together at last? Big four political parties come together over gay marriage issue

The Cork Pride Festival will host a discussion on how to pass the gay marriage referendum next spring.

# enda-kenny - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Angela Merkel’s ‘Dr No’ makes Ireland’s search for a bank debt deal much harder

Analysis: Dr Joachim Pfeiffer’s visit to Dublin this week was not a pleasant one for Enda Kenny.

# enda-kenny - Friday 25 July, 2014

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil want to call TDs back from their holidays to talk about Gaza

Gerry Adams has written to Enda Kenny asking for the Dáil to be recalled.

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