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Quiz: How much do you know about Enda Kenny?

Time to hark back.

ENDA KENNY TURNS 71 today. 

The former Fine Gael leader was Ireland’s 13th Taoiseach, holding that office for just over six years from 2011-2017. How much can you remember about him?

Enda Kenny was first elected to the Dáil in 1975 following the death of his father. What was his father's name?
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Enda Kenny
Jack Kenny

Henry Kenny
Patrick Kenny
Also like his father, what was Enda Kenny's profession before entering politics?
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Teacher
Builder

Farmer
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Kenny failed in first run at the Fine Gael leadership in 2001, who beat him to the job?
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John Bruton
Michael Noonan

Richard Bruton
Alan Dukes
How and where did Kenny meet his wife Fionnuala?
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In Leinster House when she was working for Fianna Fáil
In Croke Park after a Mayo match

While he was out canvassing in Castlebar
They were set up by his party colleague Michael Ring
Kenny couldn't dislodge Bertie Ahern's Fianna Fáil in the 2007 general election, but how many seats did Fine Gael increase its share by?
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4
9

19
28
Kenny famously survived a heave against his leadership of Fine Gael in 2010, who did Leo Varadkar back during the heave?
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Enda Kenny
Richard Bruton
Prior to being elected Taoiseach following the 2011 general election, Enda Kenny launched what?
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A New Deal for Ireland
The Contract for a Better Ireland

A Five Point Plan
A new line of blue shirts
Following the 2010 bailout, Kenny's first term in office was dominated by austerity measures and the Troika. Who were the Troika?
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European Central Bank, International Monetary Fund and the European Parliament
European Central Bank, International Monetary Fund and the European Commission

European Central Bank, the European Parliament and the European Commission
European Central Bank, International Monetary Fund and the World Bank
Kenny's government held the successful referendum on marriage equality in 2015, but three years previously he almost fell over what object when journalists pushed him for his views on same-sex marriage?
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An umbrella
An rubbish bin

A flower pot
A power cable
Which of the following has Kenny NOT done since leaving office?
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Overseen an election in Georgia
Made a TV show about railways

Joined the board of PR and lobbying firm
Sailed in a yacht race with Bear Grylls
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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You scored out of !
A
Top of the class!
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You scored out of !
B
Lovely result
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You scored out of !
C
'I'll take it'
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You scored out of !
D
You just about scraped it!
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You scored out of !
F
More Reeling in the Years needed!
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