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#Enda Kenny

# enda-kenny - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Opinion poll puts Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil neck and neck
# Too Close To Call
# Too Close To Call

Opinion poll puts Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil neck and neck

Mar 2nd 2017, 7:18 AM 9,656 Views 72 Comments

Just one percentage point separates the two parties.

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

'He walks with his head down. No more' - Taoiseach recognises Traveller ethnicity in the Dáil
# Historic
# Historic

'He walks with his head down. No more' - Taoiseach recognises Traveller ethnicity in the Dáil

Mar 1st 2017, 7:22 PM 20,739 Views 174 Comments

“It is a historic day for our Travellers and a proud day for Ireland.”

'Not a time for green beer and shamrocks': Ex-Governor's stark message to Enda over Trump
# Stand Up To Evil
# Stand Up To Evil

'Not a time for green beer and shamrocks': Ex-Governor's stark message to Enda over Trump

Mar 1st 2017, 9:15 AM 39,503 Views 99 Comments

Martin O’Malley said it wasn’t a time to be giving bowls of shamrock “to white supremacists with Irish surnames”.

Allegations of abuse about another child at 'Grace' home reported to gardaí in 1996
# Foster Care
# Foster Care

Allegations of abuse about another child at 'Grace' home reported to gardaí in 1996

Mar 1st 2017, 7:45 AM 11,252 Views 20 Comments

The cases of four other service users were formally identified by An Garda Síochána.

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Being tough on bankers ... and Fine Gael: How Peter Mathews will be remembered
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

Being tough on bankers ... and Fine Gael: How Peter Mathews will be remembered

Feb 28th 2017, 8:30 PM 15,467 Views 26 Comments

Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan is among those to have paid tribute to Mathews, saying Ireland is “a poorer place” without him.

# enda-kenny - Thursday 23 February, 2017

On Brussels trip, Kenny says Brexit deal should include provision for united Ireland
# Reunification
# Reunification

On Brussels trip, Kenny says Brexit deal should include provision for united Ireland

Feb 23rd 2017, 5:53 PM 14,824 Views 118 Comments

Kenny said he also believed the triggering of Article 50 would be delayed a little.

Jetting off: Enda's 'last lap' mission of diplomacy and negotiation starts today
# Leaving On A Jetplane
# Leaving On A Jetplane

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

Feb 23rd 2017, 7:24 AM 11,540 Views 66 Comments

The Taoiseach has a busy schedule ahead of him.

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

As it happened: Enda says he doesn't want to see commuters discommoded by bus strike
Live Feb 22nd 2017, 11:54 AM

As it happened: Enda says he doesn't want to see commuters discommoded by bus strike

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Enda has been told he's guilty of clogging up the roads by getting people back to work
Live Feb 21st 2017, 1:56 PM

Enda has been told he's guilty of clogging up the roads by getting people back to work

# enda-kenny - Monday 20 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 20th 2017, 10:15 PM 37,551 Views 96 Comments

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

Poll: Would you like to see Enda become Ireland's Brexit minister?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you like to see Enda become Ireland's Brexit minister?

Feb 20th 2017, 8:56 PM 22,681 Views 88 Comments

He’s built up an impressive book of EU contacts as Taoiseach. Could he take over as a Minister for Brexit?

The parallels between Irish and American controversies, in a wild week for politics
# LARRY DONNELLY
# LARRY DONNELLY

The parallels between Irish and American controversies, in a wild week for politics

Feb 20th 2017, 7:58 PM 182 Views 20 Comments

Those who say they know what lies ahead – in either country – are either clairvoyant or just plain wrong, writes Larry Donnelly.

# enda-kenny - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Fine Gael leadership battle: Whatsapp message from minister says Tánaiste supports Simon Harris
# Plot Thickens
# Plot Thickens

Fine Gael leadership battle: Whatsapp message from minister says Tánaiste supports Simon Harris

Feb 19th 2017, 6:14 PM 36,722 Views 153 Comments

Leo Varadkar and Simon Coveney are seen as the favourites to succeed Enda Kenny.

There's a plan to 'rebrand' the north inner city as 'Dublin's North Central Quarter'
# Makeover
# Makeover

There's a plan to 'rebrand' the north inner city as 'Dublin's North Central Quarter'

Feb 19th 2017, 7:40 AM 17,651 Views 61 Comments

A regeneration plan for the area was launched this week.

# enda-kenny - Saturday 18 February, 2017

'Distracting and destabilising': Leo Varadkar says 'everyone is waiting' on a decision from Enda
# Follow The Leader
# Follow The Leader

'Distracting and destabilising': Leo Varadkar says 'everyone is waiting' on a decision from Enda

Feb 18th 2017, 6:30 PM 21,173 Views 126 Comments

Regina Doherty thinks the Taoiseach should be given space to make his own decision.

Occupational hazard ahead: Fifteen photos of Irish politicians next to unfortunate signs
# Give Me A Sign
# Give Me A Sign

Occupational hazard ahead: Fifteen photos of Irish politicians next to unfortunate signs

Feb 18th 2017, 11:00 AM 37,349 Views 24 Comments

Those pesky exit signs.

# enda-kenny - Friday 17 February, 2017

Poll: Do you think Enda should step down as Fine Gael leader?
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Poll: Do you think Enda should step down as Fine Gael leader?

Feb 17th 2017, 10:28 PM 32,126 Views 111 Comments

A number of backbenchers are calling for Enda Kenny’s departure.

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

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

Feb 17th 2017, 2:17 PM 21,454 Views 97 Comments

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

'No one should have to deal with that': Taoiseach slams discrimination shown to north inner city man
# Sheriff St Regeneration
# Sheriff St Regeneration

'No one should have to deal with that': Taoiseach slams discrimination shown to north inner city man

Feb 17th 2017, 6:25 AM 24,234 Views 41 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny was in Dublin’s north inner city to launch the Mulvey report yesterday.

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

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

Feb 17th 2017, 6:15 AM 11,678 Views 26 Comments

The money is spent on third party legal fees.

# enda-kenny - Thursday 16 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 16th 2017, 8:28 PM 14,185 Views 91 Comments

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

An unfortunate place to sit, Enda - but photos like this are harder to avoid than you might think
# Occupational Hazard
# Occupational Hazard

An unfortunate place to sit, Enda - but photos like this are harder to avoid than you might think

Feb 16th 2017, 1:37 PM 26,547 Views 21 Comments

When it comes to sitting under unfortunate words or phrases, it’s a case of ‘win some, lose some’ for politicians.

Hard border fears as government accused of seeking out locations for customs posts
# Not Going Back
# Not Going Back

Hard border fears as government accused of seeking out locations for customs posts

Feb 16th 2017, 10:12 AM 17,537 Views 98 Comments

Sinn Féin wants clarity on the ‘hard border’ issue.

Kenny on the ropes as Fine Gael hopefuls line up to challenge him
# Come At The King
# Come At The King

Kenny on the ropes as Fine Gael hopefuls line up to challenge him

Feb 16th 2017, 8:11 AM 16,404 Views 84 Comments

Kenny has a choice of resignation or facing a vote which sources say he is unlikely to survive.

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Enda Kenny wins confidence motion in the government
# We Go Again
# We Go Again

Enda Kenny wins confidence motion in the government

Feb 15th 2017, 10:58 PM 25,146 Views 155 Comments

After a lengthy, and occasionally feisty, Dáil debate, the government won the motion.

LIVE: Taoiseach faces serious questions over yesterday's 'clarifications'
Live Feb 15th 2017, 11:54 AM

LIVE: Taoiseach faces serious questions over yesterday's 'clarifications'

Fianna Fáil says government is 'incoherent and shambolic' but will 'ensure it survives'
# Trying Times
# Trying Times

Fianna Fáil says government is 'incoherent and shambolic' but will 'ensure it survives'

Feb 15th 2017, 9:08 AM 16,339 Views 136 Comments

The motion was tabled in response to a motion of no confidence in Enda Kenny tabled by Sinn Féin.

Government 'nervous' about extending Tribunal to other whistleblowers
# Garda Whisteblower
# Garda Whisteblower

Government 'nervous' about extending Tribunal to other whistleblowers

Feb 15th 2017, 6:05 AM 5,237 Views 10 Comments

Garda whistleblower Keith Harrison demanded his case be included in the Tribunal.

5 serious questions for the government that Dáil 'clarifications' did not clarify
# He Said She Said
# He Said She Said

5 serious questions for the government that Dáil 'clarifications' did not clarify

Feb 15th 2017, 12:54 AM 15,389 Views 48 Comments

Enda Kenny, Frances Fitzgerald and Katherine Zappone said they were going to clear up any remaining confusion last night. Here’s how that went.

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Enda Kenny takes a number of different positions on Zappone conversation
# Mea Culpa
# Mea Culpa

Enda Kenny takes a number of different positions on Zappone conversation

Feb 14th 2017, 9:50 PM 34,964 Views 123 Comments

Kenny stated that he knew that Minister Zappone had met with Maurice McCabe before it became public information last week.

Explainer: What exactly is a Tribunal of Inquiry?
# Questions Answered
# Questions Answered

Explainer: What exactly is a Tribunal of Inquiry?

Feb 14th 2017, 8:57 PM 12,616 Views 73 Comments

And how does it differ from a Commission of Investigation?

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

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

Feb 14th 2017, 8:30 PM 29,695 Views 133 Comments

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

As it happened: There will be a Tribunal into alleged smear campaign against Maurice McCabe
Live Feb 14th 2017, 6:44 PM

As it happened: There will be a Tribunal into alleged smear campaign against Maurice McCabe

A Cork comedian managed to take the piss out of Enda Kenny's speech right in front of him last night
# Ross Browne
From The Daily Edge
# Ross Browne

A Cork comedian managed to take the piss out of Enda Kenny's speech right in front of him last night

Feb 14th 2017, 9:58 AM 8,621 Views 0 Comments

His fake “sign language” lasted over a minute before somebody asked him to stop.

# enda-kenny - Monday 13 February, 2017

'We are entitled to the truth today': Kenny to discuss McCabe public inquiry with Micheál Martin
# Whistleblower Scandal
# Whistleblower Scandal

'We are entitled to the truth today': Kenny to discuss McCabe public inquiry with Micheál Martin

Feb 13th 2017, 9:05 PM 19,357 Views 102 Comments

Maurice McCabe and his wife, Lorraine, have called for the government to answer a number of questions.

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

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

Feb 13th 2017, 6:20 AM 8,620 Views 27 Comments

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

# enda-kenny - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Fianna Fáil to abstain from vote of no confidence in Government
# Confidence And Supply
# Confidence And Supply

Fianna Fáil to abstain from vote of no confidence in Government

Feb 12th 2017, 6:19 PM 39,948 Views 339 Comments

The Taoiseach meanwhile says he isn’t ruling out a criminal investigation into the Tusla saga.

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Nóirín O'Sullivan refutes Dáil claims about her treatment of Maurice McCabe
# Garda Whistleblower
# Garda Whistleblower

Nóirín O'Sullivan refutes Dáil claims about her treatment of Maurice McCabe

Feb 8th 2017, 5:34 PM 44,649 Views 0 Comments

O’Sullivan strongly refutes the claims made by Labour leader Brendan Howlin under Dáil privilege today.

Liveblog: Enda Kenny faces questions over job losses in Leixlip
Live Feb 8th 2017, 12:02 PM

Liveblog: Enda Kenny faces questions over job losses in Leixlip

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Ireland looks set to get a national commemoration day for the Great Famine
# Remembrance
# Remembrance

Ireland looks set to get a national commemoration day for the Great Famine

Feb 7th 2017, 7:56 PM 18,071 Views 172 Comments

The day put forward is the second Sunday in May every year.