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#Enda Kenny

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Irish people, it is time to stop using the word 'jizz' to mean 'get up and go'
# Jizz It Up
From The Daily Edge
# Jizz It Up

Irish people, it is time to stop using the word 'jizz' to mean 'get up and go'

Jun 13th 2017, 5:47 PM 11,769 Views 7 Comments

Gerry Adams announced today in the Dáil that he would miss Enda Kenny’s ‘jizz’. He did.

Irish soldiers to finally be awarded medals for Siege of Jadotville - 55 years on
# Finally
# Finally

Irish soldiers to finally be awarded medals for Siege of Jadotville - 55 years on

Jun 13th 2017, 4:47 PM 34,948 Views 51 Comments

The decision was taken at Enda Kenny’s last cabinet meeting today.

A true patriot or a tainted legacy? Enda Kenny gave his last speech as Taoiseach today
Live Jun 13th 2017, 3:25 PM

A true patriot or a tainted legacy? Enda Kenny gave his last speech as Taoiseach today

From reluctant Taoiseach to reluctant ex-Taoiseach: What is Enda's political legacy?
# Enda The Line
# Enda The Line

From reluctant Taoiseach to reluctant ex-Taoiseach: What is Enda's political legacy?

Jun 13th 2017, 8:25 AM 31,953 Views 146 Comments

First elected over 40 years ago, it’s been some journey for the Mayo man.

Enda Kenny is expected to resign as Taoiseach today
# Goodbye/hello
# Goodbye/hello

Enda Kenny is expected to resign as Taoiseach today

Jun 13th 2017, 6:15 AM 7,983 Views 39 Comments

It’s all about the Enda and Leo Show this week.

# enda-kenny - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Kenny raises Good Friday Agreement concerns with May over DUP deal
# Quick Chat
# Quick Chat

Kenny raises Good Friday Agreement concerns with May over DUP deal

Jun 11th 2017, 1:18 PM 18,256 Views 52 Comments

The Government Press Office said Kenny had spoken to the British leader by phone this morning.

# enda-kenny - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Varadkar willing to consider 'different approach' to secure Ibrahim Halawa's freedom
# Egypt
# Egypt

Varadkar willing to consider 'different approach' to secure Ibrahim Halawa's freedom

Jun 8th 2017, 5:01 PM 22,049 Views 172 Comments

Halawa has spent almost four years in jail without trial.

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Micheál Martin says he has no reason not to trust Leo Varadkar
# Leo For Leader
# Leo For Leader

Micheál Martin says he has no reason not to trust Leo Varadkar

Jun 7th 2017, 5:56 PM 11,833 Views 68 Comments

Leo Varadkar is into a week of meetings as he drums up support ahead of next week’s vote to become the next Taoiseach.

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Independent Alliance have 'very constructive and very satisfactory' meeting with Leo Varadkar
# Week Of Meetings
# Week Of Meetings

Independent Alliance have 'very constructive and very satisfactory' meeting with Leo Varadkar

Jun 6th 2017, 10:59 PM 35,015 Views 42 Comments

Leo Varadkar is into a week of meetings as he drums up support ahead of Tuesday’s vote to become the next Taoiseach.

'We'd like to honour our graceful leader': Enda gets a shout-out from Bono in Chicago
# The Chieftain
# The Chieftain

'We'd like to honour our graceful leader': Enda gets a shout-out from Bono in Chicago

Jun 6th 2017, 2:29 PM 24,163 Views 47 Comments

Enda’s on his farewell tour as Taoiseach – and happened to be in Chicago at the same time as the band.

'Nothing to do with Enda leaving': Web Summit organisers announce Dublin event
# Moneyconf
# Moneyconf

'Nothing to do with Enda leaving': Web Summit organisers announce Dublin event

Jun 6th 2017, 7:25 AM 28,590 Views 32 Comments

MoneyConf, a financial services and fintech conference, has previously been held in other countries.

# enda-kenny - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Charlie Flanagan says attack in Ireland is 'unlikely' and gardaí are 'fully in control of situation'
# United With London
# United With London

Charlie Flanagan says attack in Ireland is 'unlikely' and gardaí are 'fully in control of situation'

Jun 4th 2017, 2:25 PM 105,166 Views 214 Comments

Leo Varadkar, meanwhile, said the fact the London attack came so soon after the Manchester bombing “only adds to the horror”.

Enda's off to Chicago to promote Ireland
# USA
# USA

Enda's off to Chicago to promote Ireland

Jun 4th 2017, 6:30 AM 11,641 Views 27 Comments

His Department said the primary focus of the trip is to promote Ireland as a location for investment, trade and tourism.

# enda-kenny - Friday 2 June, 2017

From poisoned chalice to top of the table, is Leo Varadkar now destined to be Taoiseach?
# Profile
# Profile

From poisoned chalice to top of the table, is Leo Varadkar now destined to be Taoiseach?

Jun 2nd 2017, 9:10 PM 32,483 Views 101 Comments

The Social Protection Minister could succeed Enda Kenny as leader of Fine Gael … and the country.

Fine Gael elects a new leader today. Here's how it's all set to go down
# D-Day
# D-Day

Fine Gael elects a new leader today. Here's how it's all set to go down

Jun 2nd 2017, 8:31 AM 23,695 Views 48 Comments

We should know the result by around 6pm.

We asked Leo and Simon some of life’s burning questions*
# Decisions Decisions
# Decisions Decisions

We asked Leo and Simon some of life’s burning questions*

Jun 2nd 2017, 6:01 AM 15,109 Views 22 Comments

*like Tayto or King…

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Enda's advice to his successor? 'Don't let the bastards get you down'
# So Long Farewell
# So Long Farewell

Enda's advice to his successor? 'Don't let the bastards get you down'

May 31st 2017, 2:00 PM 22,001 Views 60 Comments

Today was Enda Kenny’s final appearance during Leaders’ Questions.

Clare Daly says Garda scandals will be a stain on Enda's legacy as Taoiseach
Live May 31st 2017, 12:01 PM

Clare Daly says Garda scandals will be a stain on Enda's legacy as Taoiseach

# enda-kenny - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Campaign For Leo website was set up last year - but Leo says it 'wasn't prep for leadership contest'
# Campaignforleo.ie
# Campaignforleo.ie

Campaign For Leo website was set up last year - but Leo says it 'wasn't prep for leadership contest'

May 27th 2017, 8:15 AM 12,463 Views 45 Comments

A spokesperson for the Minister said it was a slogan used for his online presence since 2007.

# enda-kenny - Friday 26 May, 2017

Fine Gael has overtaken Fianna Fáil for first time since general election
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

Fine Gael has overtaken Fianna Fáil for first time since general election

May 26th 2017, 9:38 AM 15,333 Views 116 Comments

30% of people supported Fine Gael, while Fianna Fáil came in at 27%.

# enda-kenny - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Ireland's terrorism threat assessment under continuous review following Manchester attack
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

Ireland's terrorism threat assessment under continuous review following Manchester attack

May 25th 2017, 12:36 PM 22,413 Views 105 Comments

The meeting between a variety of state departments assessed the situation here.

# enda-kenny - Saturday 20 May, 2017

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

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

May 20th 2017, 6:00 PM 15,385 Views 141 Comments

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

# enda-kenny - Friday 19 May, 2017

Poll: Do you think Enda Kenny's pension payout is excessive?
# Pot O' Gold
# Pot O' Gold

Poll: Do you think Enda Kenny's pension payout is excessive?

May 19th 2017, 9:44 AM 47,808 Views 194 Comments

Kenny is in line to receive a retirement lump sum of €378,000 in addition to annual payments of €126,000.

# enda-kenny - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Enda Kenny praises 'extraordinary' Noonan as he announces plan to step down
# I'm Out
# I'm Out

Enda Kenny praises 'extraordinary' Noonan as he announces plan to step down

May 18th 2017, 9:45 PM 31,400 Views 214 Comments

The Finance Minister says he will not be seeking re-election to the Dáil.

Simon was out early as the battle began in Fine Gael ... we're still waiting for Leo
# Waiting For Leo
# Waiting For Leo

Simon was out early as the battle began in Fine Gael ... we're still waiting for Leo

May 18th 2017, 8:27 PM 15,849 Views 41 Comments

Day one.

'If she ran, we'd hit her with that every day': Fitzgerald's leadership bid ends before it started
# The Next Leader
# The Next Leader

'If she ran, we'd hit her with that every day': Fitzgerald's leadership bid ends before it started

May 18th 2017, 6:30 PM 27,556 Views 21 Comments

The Justice Minister confirmed this morning it was “not the right” decision for her.

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

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

May 18th 2017, 1:32 PM 29,676 Views 62 Comments

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'
Live May 18th 2017, 12:40 PM

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

Richard Bruton rules himself out as Fine Gael leader - and will back Leo Varadkar
# Minister For Education
# Minister For Education

Richard Bruton rules himself out as Fine Gael leader - and will back Leo Varadkar

May 18th 2017, 12:10 PM 15,269 Views 41 Comments

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald announced she wouldn’t be running earlier this morning.

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

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

May 18th 2017, 8:07 AM 16,889 Views 137 Comments

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

Mind if I go? Emotions run high as Enda takes just seven minutes to say goodbye
# Short Meeting
# Short Meeting

Mind if I go? Emotions run high as Enda takes just seven minutes to say goodbye

May 18th 2017, 12:05 AM 30,671 Views 66 Comments

“Let the games begin,” Kenny declared, tongue-in-cheek, as he set out his plans to step down.

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

AS IT HAPPENED: Enda Kenny confirms he will step down as Fine Gael leader at midnight
Live May 17th 2017, 7:46 PM

AS IT HAPPENED: Enda Kenny confirms he will step down as Fine Gael leader at midnight

International politicians pay tribute to 'strong leader' and 'good friend' Kenny
# Goodbye And Good Luck
# Goodbye And Good Luck

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

May 17th 2017, 7:28 PM 21,824 Views 103 Comments

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

Explainer: How does Fine Gael go about electing a new leader?
# Blast Off
# Blast Off

Explainer: How does Fine Gael go about electing a new leader?

May 17th 2017, 6:45 PM 20,581 Views 46 Comments

Enda’s on the way out – here’s what happens now.

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

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

May 17th 2017, 5:56 PM 12,127 Views 3 Comments

Chasin’ a goose, dancin’ to Bruce.

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

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

May 17th 2017, 6:01 AM 44,274 Views 68 Comments

Will today be the day? Illustrator Annie West imagines…

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Looking forward to tomorrow, Taoiseach? 'I look forward to every day'
# Enda The Line
# Enda The Line

Looking forward to tomorrow, Taoiseach? 'I look forward to every day'

May 16th 2017, 9:49 PM 19,030 Views 101 Comments

Enda Kenny says he’ll address the little matter of his leadership at tomorrow’s parliamentary party.

'They thought their jobs were secure': Fall in peat briquette sales results in job losses
Live May 16th 2017, 2:03 PM

'They thought their jobs were secure': Fall in peat briquette sales results in job losses

# enda-kenny - Sunday 14 May, 2017

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

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

May 14th 2017, 7:15 AM 8,819 Views 25 Comments

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

# enda-kenny - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Has the government delivered on its 'ultimate goal'? One year in, here's how it has fared
# Help I Need Somebody
# Help I Need Somebody

Has the government delivered on its 'ultimate goal'? One year in, here's how it has fared

May 13th 2017, 7:00 AM 8,353 Views 45 Comments

Last week we looked at its record on health and housing. This week we’re looking at jobs and education.