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#Enda Kenny

# enda-kenny - Monday 20 March, 2017

Michael Noonan wants Enda Kenny to stay on as Taoiseach until at least the summer
# A Fine Job
# A Fine Job

Michael Noonan wants Enda Kenny to stay on as Taoiseach until at least the summer

Mar 20th 2017, 5:58 PM 9,730 Views 73 Comments

The Finance Minister thinks Kenny’s negotiation skills are invaluable.

'It’s inevitable a leader will make mistakes and create the conditions for opportunistic incumbents'
# Enda Kenny
# Enda Kenny

'It’s inevitable a leader will make mistakes and create the conditions for opportunistic incumbents'

Mar 20th 2017, 6:30 AM 174 Views 32 Comments

Enda Kenny’s future as Fine Gael leader will be top of the media agenda this week, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

# enda-kenny - Saturday 18 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 18th 2017, 10:42 AM 29,344 Views 96 Comments

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

'By any objective measure, Enda Kenny acquitted himself and the Irish people honourably'
# Enda In Trumpland
# Enda In Trumpland

'By any objective measure, Enda Kenny acquitted himself and the Irish people honourably'

Mar 18th 2017, 7:20 AM 187 Views 101 Comments

Enda Kenny had a difficult tightrope to walk and he performed admirably writes Larry Donnelly.

# enda-kenny - Friday 17 March, 2017

Watch: Enda's 'lecture' to Donald Trump on immigration
# Shamrock
# Shamrock

Watch: Enda's 'lecture' to Donald Trump on immigration

Mar 17th 2017, 3:06 PM 22,970 Views 45 Comments

A speech by Enda Kenny last night has drawn a lot of international attention.

Linen, cufflinks, and food: The gifts to the White House from Enda Kenny
# Enda Kenny
# Enda Kenny

Linen, cufflinks, and food: The gifts to the White House from Enda Kenny

Mar 17th 2017, 12:45 PM 15,737 Views 15 Comments

Even Barron got something.

'Trump was lectured on immigration': Here's how the US media covered Enda's visit
# Trad V Trump
# Trad V Trump

'Trump was lectured on immigration': Here's how the US media covered Enda's visit

Mar 17th 2017, 11:55 AM 43,091 Views 33 Comments

The New York Times’ story was headlined: “Irish Premier Uses St. Patrick’s Day Ritual to Lecture Trump on Immigration”.

# enda-kenny - Thursday 16 March, 2017

FactCheck: Did Enda Kenny really never call Donald Trump "racist"?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Did Enda Kenny really never call Donald Trump "racist"?

Mar 16th 2017, 10:30 PM 19,939 Views 63 Comments

In advance of his meeting with the US President, the Taoiseach was confronted with comments he made last year. FactCheck takes a look.

Donald Trump says he's coming to Ireland after invite from 'new friend' Enda Kenny
# He's Coming
# He's Coming

Donald Trump says he's coming to Ireland after invite from 'new friend' Enda Kenny

Mar 16th 2017, 10:15 PM 100,544 Views 224 Comments

Trump and Enda Kenny met in the Oval Office this morning.

Donald Trump read out an Irish 'proverb' today, but it might actually be a Nigerian poem
# Seanfhocail
# Seanfhocail

Donald Trump read out an Irish 'proverb' today, but it might actually be a Nigerian poem

Mar 16th 2017, 9:29 PM 52,707 Views 47 Comments

“Always remember to forget the friends that proved untrue.” What?

What's the story with that weird 'Irish proverb' Donald Trump just read out? An investigation
# Seanfhocail
From The Daily Edge
# Seanfhocail

What's the story with that weird 'Irish proverb' Donald Trump just read out? An investigation

Mar 16th 2017, 5:30 PM 59,204 Views 5 Comments

“Always remember to forget the friends that proved untrue.” What?

Pressure on Enda Kenny to speak out against Trump travel ban during shamrock ceremony
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Pressure on Enda Kenny to speak out against Trump travel ban during shamrock ceremony

Mar 16th 2017, 10:32 AM 9,981 Views 51 Comments

It’s not going to be all green ties and shamrocks today at the White House.

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

When is racist language racist? Enda Kenny facing big questions in the US
# TheJournal.ie In Washington
# TheJournal.ie In Washington

When is racist language racist? Enda Kenny facing big questions in the US

Mar 15th 2017, 11:10 PM 22,837 Views 90 Comments

The Taoiseach says he’s not “into English lessons”.

Judge blocks Donald Trump's new travel ban hours before it comes into effect
# Foiled Again
# Foiled Again

Judge blocks Donald Trump's new travel ban hours before it comes into effect

Mar 15th 2017, 11:05 PM 31,801 Views 77 Comments

The Hawaii federal judge has put a hold on the ban nationwide.

Enda Kenny says he 'doesn't have to answer to Nigel Farage'
# Say You're Sorry
# Say You're Sorry

Enda Kenny says he 'doesn't have to answer to Nigel Farage'

Mar 15th 2017, 9:50 PM 65,930 Views 130 Comments

The former Ukip leader thinks the Taoiseach should apologise to Donald Trump.

Line saying this will be Enda Kenny's last St Patrick's Day as Taoiseach removed from speech
# White House
# White House

Line saying this will be Enda Kenny's last St Patrick's Day as Taoiseach removed from speech

Mar 15th 2017, 9:32 PM 16,187 Views 60 Comments

Meanwhile, Kenny has said he will raise marriage equality with Mike Pence if he gets the chance.

'This is Ireland': Beautiful one-stop website really sells the country to the world
# CREATIVE IRELAND
# CREATIVE IRELAND

'This is Ireland': Beautiful one-stop website really sells the country to the world

Mar 15th 2017, 5:52 PM 21,772 Views 11 Comments

“An island on the edge… from here, everything looks different. We reach out to the world with optimism and belief in the power of creativity.”

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Here is the crystal bowl of shamrock Enda Kenny will give Donald Trump
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Here is the crystal bowl of shamrock Enda Kenny will give Donald Trump

Mar 14th 2017, 7:31 AM 25,493 Views 62 Comments

The presentation is a longstanding tradition between Ireland and the US.

# enda-kenny - Monday 13 March, 2017

Snowstorm changes Enda Kenny's US plans
# Cancelled Events
# Cancelled Events

Snowstorm changes Enda Kenny's US plans

Mar 13th 2017, 7:03 PM 26,750 Views 42 Comments

An event honouring John F Kennedy in Boston is among those to have been cancelled.

Watch Enda Kenny teach a US reporter how to pronounce 'Taoiseach'
# T-splain
# T-splain

Watch Enda Kenny teach a US reporter how to pronounce 'Taoiseach'

Mar 13th 2017, 3:07 PM 47,709 Views 60 Comments

“Say it again now for the television!”

Pressure mounts on Church to 'pay up' on sexual abuse redress as Taoiseach says 'get on with it'
# Money Due
# Money Due

Pressure mounts on Church to 'pay up' on sexual abuse redress as Taoiseach says 'get on with it'

Mar 13th 2017, 12:55 PM 14,001 Views 79 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the Church needs to reflect on the commitment it made in 2002.

Online voting could be introduced as part of Irish diaspora vote
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Online voting could be introduced as part of Irish diaspora vote

Mar 13th 2017, 9:50 AM 8,932 Views 70 Comments

Enda Kenny announced yesterday that a referendum will be held to let Irish people living abroad vote in presidential elections.

'St Patrick's Day can't just be a parade, it has to be a stand': Senator goes on US TV to rally against Trump
# Anti-trump Protest
# Anti-trump Protest

'St Patrick's Day can't just be a parade, it has to be a stand': Senator goes on US TV to rally against Trump

Mar 13th 2017, 9:44 AM 26,374 Views 112 Comments

Irish Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin explained that the ‘Irish Stand’ event in New York aims to show solidarity with immigrants.

Irish roots: Mike Pence and Paul Ryan to entertain the Taoiseach during shamrock trip
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Irish roots: Mike Pence and Paul Ryan to entertain the Taoiseach during shamrock trip

Mar 13th 2017, 6:10 AM 18,200 Views 53 Comments

The Taoiseach is on a whirlwind tour of the east coast of America for St Patrick’s Day.

# enda-kenny - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Evening Poll: Are you in favour of giving emigrants the right to vote in a presidential election?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Evening Poll: Are you in favour of giving emigrants the right to vote in a presidential election?

Mar 12th 2017, 6:19 PM 29,006 Views 146 Comments

However, Enda didn’t specify when the referendum will take place.

Referendum to be held to give Irish abroad vote in presidential elections
# RIGHT TO VOTE
# RIGHT TO VOTE

Referendum to be held to give Irish abroad vote in presidential elections

Mar 12th 2017, 5:00 PM 59,050 Views 219 Comments

If passed, it would mean those North of the border would be able to cast their vote for the first time.

Enda Kenny: Situation of undocumented Irish an 'absolute priority' on US visit
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Enda Kenny: Situation of undocumented Irish an 'absolute priority' on US visit

Mar 12th 2017, 9:46 AM 10,667 Views 91 Comments

Kenny said he would be raising the issue with Donald Trump and Mike Pence.

# enda-kenny - Saturday 11 March, 2017

'Enda, parents sent children to industrial schools because a court compelled them or they had no choice'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Enda, parents sent children to industrial schools because a court compelled them or they had no choice'

Mar 11th 2017, 9:30 AM 3,605 Views 187 Comments

Enda Kenny has said he wants to deal with the dark legacies of our past but following his statements this week, he’s still way off the mark, writes Sinead Pembroke.

# enda-kenny - Friday 10 March, 2017

Bertie Ahern says Ireland isn't 'mad enough' to leave the EU
# Border
# Border

Bertie Ahern says Ireland isn't 'mad enough' to leave the EU

Mar 10th 2017, 9:09 PM 20,352 Views 132 Comments

“The whole border issue is a nightmare for us,” the former Taoiseach said.

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Taoiseach says he will raise the new travel ban with Trump when he visits the White House
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Taoiseach says he will raise the new travel ban with Trump when he visits the White House

Mar 8th 2017, 1:31 PM 8,933 Views 74 Comments

Trump’s revised travel ban will come into effect on 16 March, the same day Kenny is scheduled to meet Trump in the White House.

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Poll: Should Enda Kenny make a public comment about the travel ban at his meeting with Trump?

Poll: Should Enda Kenny make a public comment about the travel ban at his meeting with Trump?

Mar 7th 2017, 8:30 PM 16,228 Views 134 Comments

Enda Kenny will meet Donald Trump at the White House to give him a bowl of shamrocks as part of St Patrick’s Day celebrations.

Watch: 'We took their babies and gifted them, sold them, trafficked them and starved them'
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

Watch: 'We took their babies and gifted them, sold them, trafficked them and starved them'

Mar 7th 2017, 7:21 PM 23,680 Views 128 Comments

Minister Zappone has agreed to a small scoping exercise to assess if the mother and baby home investigation can be expanded.

Enda Kenny will meet Donald Trump on the day the new travel ban comes in
# Heart Of The Storm
# Heart Of The Storm

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

Mar 7th 2017, 9:19 AM 11,250 Views 51 Comments

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

# enda-kenny - Monday 6 March, 2017

Simon Harris rules himself out but Frances Fitzgerald gearing up for Fine Gael leadership battle
# Simon Says No
# Simon Says No

Simon Harris rules himself out but Frances Fitzgerald gearing up for Fine Gael leadership battle

Mar 6th 2017, 9:15 PM 23,664 Views 91 Comments

The Minister for Health has put an end to speculation about his future.

Enda Kenny says babies at Tuam home were treated like 'some kind of sub-species'
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

Enda Kenny says babies at Tuam home were treated like 'some kind of sub-species'

Mar 6th 2017, 5:03 PM 17,308 Views 121 Comments

The Taoiseach said it was up to the coroner and everyone else involved to decide on the next steps.

'We can’t have another groundhog day at Stormont': Gerry Adams weighs in on Northern election
# Three Week Deadline
# Three Week Deadline

'We can’t have another groundhog day at Stormont': Gerry Adams weighs in on Northern election

Mar 6th 2017, 2:30 PM 17,631 Views 33 Comments

If talks on forming a government collapse, a possible return to direct rule from Westminster is on the table.

# enda-kenny - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Poll shows Coveney the favourite over Varadkar among Fine Gael voters
# Election
# Election

Poll shows Coveney the favourite over Varadkar among Fine Gael voters

Mar 4th 2017, 10:54 AM 12,303 Views 63 Comments

Enda Kenny has said he will make an announcement about his future when he returns from Washington after St Patrick’s Day.

# enda-kenny - Friday 3 March, 2017

Taoiseach rejects Alan Shatter's claims that he has a 'casual relationship with the truth'
# You Can Call Me Al
# You Can Call Me Al

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

Mar 3rd 2017, 4:31 PM 10,535 Views 45 Comments

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

# enda-kenny - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Alan Shatter wants 'his good name vindicated' by Taoiseach after Court of Appeal decision
# Guerin Report
# Guerin Report

Alan Shatter wants 'his good name vindicated' by Taoiseach after Court of Appeal decision

Mar 2nd 2017, 4:32 PM 10,281 Views 46 Comments

A Court of Appeal ruled that the Guerin report reached “seriously damaging” conclusions.

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

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

Mar 2nd 2017, 9:59 AM 14,007 Views 77 Comments

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