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We asked Enda Kenny to tell us why he's worth €3,500-a-week

The Taoiseach’s salary has been back in the news lately. So we asked him about it…

THE TAOISEACH RAISED eyebrows last week when he said “very much so” in response to a question about whether he was worth his €3,500-a-week salary.

The response drew criticism in some quarters though it should be pointed out that Enda Kenny has taken two pay cuts since he took office in 2011.

When we had the Taoiseach into yesterday we asked him to explain why he’s worth his €185,350 annual salary and also whether he’d take another pay cut:

Source: Video: Nicky Ryan/

The full interview with Enda Kenny will be online this lunchtime. 

More: So we asked Enda Kenny if he’ll do a TV debate with Micheál Martin (or Gerry Adams)

Background: Enda Kenny thinks he’s ‘very much’ worth his €185k salary

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Hugh O'Connell

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