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Enda Kenny's new coalition cabinet, in pictures

Our guide to who’s who in the new team of 15 tasked with running the country under the stewardship of Enda Kenny.
Mar 9th 2011, 5:54 PM 6,407 12

AFTER DAYS OF SPECULATION, newly-appointed Taoiseach Enda Kenny has named his cabinet for the 31st Dáil – and, as expected, it contains ten Fine Gael TDs and five from coalition partner Labour.

Some of the government portfolios have been divided differently by Kenny, with defence merged into the same department as justice and a full minister for children.

Marie Whelan SC has been nominated the country’s first female Attorney General.

Here’s TheJournal.ie‘s guide to the allocation of cabinet posts and the history and experience of the new team:

Additional reporting by Susan Ryan

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