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# taoiseach - Yesterday’s News


# taoiseach - Yesterday’s News

'Going through the motions' but Leo still has time for 90 minutes of questions

Varadkar wooing fans in Wicklow and Coveney cheered by admirers in Athlone show that it’s not over ’till it’s over.

# taoiseach - Monday 22 May, 2017

Leo Varadkar defends his proposed ban on 'essential' public workers' strike

Leo was forced to defend some of his big manifesto promises today.

# taoiseach - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Like it or loathe it, history will be kind to Enda Kenny

After six years, the Mayo man has decided to make room for the next Taoiseach.

'It's disappointing that there are no women in the race and no possibility for first woman Taoiseach'

The race for Fine Gael leadership is underway. What do we actually want from a leader?

# taoiseach - Thursday 18 May, 2017

The man who would be king - is Simon Coveney on a well-worn path to Taoiseach?

Following in his father’s footsteps and rising through the ranks, Simon Coveney could follow Enda Kenny’s path to Taoiseach.

Liveblog: 'Taoiseach will receive retirement lump sum of €378,000'

Sinn Féin stuck the knife into Enda Kenny’s leadership today, saying that he came in a time of chaos and is leaving in one too.

Poll: So who do you want to be the next Fine Gael leader / Taoiseach? Spoilt For Choice This post contains a poll

Poll: So who do you want to be the next Fine Gael leader / Taoiseach?

It’s game on in the contest to be the next leader of both Fine Gael and Ireland.


Was Enda a good Taoiseach? People are split on the question

Just over 40% say ‘yes’. About the same number disagree.

# taoiseach - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

International politicians pay tribute to 'strong leader' and 'good friend' Kenny

Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron said Kenny was “a strong leader for Ireland”.

From The Daily Edge 10 memories of Enda Kenny's time as Taoiseach that will stay with us forever Enda Story

10 memories of Enda Kenny's time as Taoiseach that will stay with us forever

Chasin’ a goose, dancin’ to Bruce.

This is almost certainly what Enda Kenny's office looks like right now

Will today be the day? Illustrator Annie West imagines…

# taoiseach - Sunday 14 May, 2017

'Let the public decide': What's happening with all these referendums promised by government?

Referendums on “women’s place in the home” and “blasphemy” were included in the Programme for Government.

# taoiseach - Thursday 11 May, 2017

'Treated like Nelson Mandela or JFK': International media say Ireland is trying to woo EU Brexit boss

There was a lot of pomp and ceremony for Michel Barnier – the man who will lead Europe’s Brexit negotiations.

# taoiseach - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'I'm surprised that the leader of our country had the neck to walk in Darkness Into Light'

Senator Joan Freeman originally praised the Taoiseach for his involvement, but took a different view today in the Seanad.

Poll shows Fine Gael is leaning towards Leo, but leader race could go either way

Enda Kenny is expected to step down as the party’s leader in the near future.

# taoiseach - Friday 5 May, 2017

Kenny says he raised human rights with Saudis but that 'obviously includes women's rights'

The Taoiseach has sought to clarify that Ireland had conveyed its concerns over Saudi Arabia’s record on women’s rights.

# taoiseach - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Here are the things that must happen before and after a united Ireland becomes a reality

The first report in the history of State to outline a road map for reunification throws up a number of ideas.

# taoiseach - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Daly tells Dáil that HSE blocked 14-year-old narcolepsy sufferer from accessing documents

Daly called it “one of the biggest public health scandals in recent years”.

# taoiseach - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

'Silence from the rebels' as Kenny talks to Fine Gael TDs about his future

Kenny’s statements to the party are thought to have gone down well, according to sources.

# taoiseach - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Poll: Do you think Enda Kenny has far too much on his plate to be vacating his position? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Enda Kenny has far too much on his plate to be vacating his position?

The Taoiseach has appeared to row back on a commitment to put a timeline on his departure.

# taoiseach - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Taoiseach asked not to 'insult the women of Ireland on International Women’s Day'

Catherine Connolly TD made the charge which the Taoiseach said was ‘beneath her’.

# taoiseach - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Enda Kenny will meet Donald Trump on the day the new travel ban comes in

The ban comes into effect the day before St. Patrick’s Day.

# taoiseach - Friday 3 March, 2017

Taoiseach rejects Alan Shatter's claims that he has a 'casual relationship with the truth'

In a statement, the government referenced Shatter’s resignation letter where he called Kenny an “extraordinary Taoiseach”.

# taoiseach - Thursday 2 March, 2017

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

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

# taoiseach - Thursday 23 February, 2017

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

The Taoiseach has a busy schedule ahead of him.

# taoiseach - Monday 20 February, 2017

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

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

# taoiseach - Friday 17 February, 2017

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

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

Looking for a new job? Microsoft says it is hiring 600 people in Ireland

The tech giant has big plans.

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

The money is spent on third party legal fees.

# taoiseach - Thursday 16 February, 2017

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

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

# taoiseach - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

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

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

# taoiseach - Monday 13 February, 2017

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

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

# taoiseach - Monday 30 January, 2017

Enda Kenny will have a meeting with Theresa May in Dublin today

This visit comes after the British Prime Minister met with US President Donald Trump on Friday.

# taoiseach - Friday 27 January, 2017

Enda believes undocumented Irish with 'minor indiscretions' will not be turfed out by Trump

Trump has said he wants to deport illegal immigrants who have a criminal record.

# taoiseach - Saturday 31 December, 2016

1984: Letters from UK praise Irish people for their 'warm humanity' and generosity after Band Aid

One woman in England said it was a shame that FitzGerald was not their Prime Minister.

'Sell water to Saudi Arabia and turf to England': A Londoner's advice to Garret FitzGerald

William Long, from Essex, wrote to the then Taoiseach with his plans for Irish trade.

# taoiseach - Friday 30 December, 2016

Enda rules out general election and Cabinet reshuffle in the near future

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has also said there’s no chance of a coalition with Fianna Fáil in the future.

# taoiseach - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

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

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

# taoiseach - Monday 26 December, 2016

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

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

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