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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# taoiseach enda kenny

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# garda probe
International policing expert to carry out 'root-and-branch' review of An Garda Síochána
A thorough investigation will be carried out into the administration, ethos and culture of the force.
# Peacekeeping
Irish troops could free up France to fight Isis
France is considering withdrawing from some peacekeeping missions.
# strongly dissatisfied
Tallaght Hospital to probe how information on 91-year-old patient was given to media
Taoiseach Enda Kenny described the incident as “a shocking example of dysfunction in the health system”.
# bumped
RTÉ has delayed the Taoiseach's interview... because of EastEnders
# knickersforchoice
Taoiseach confronted by 'knicker-brandishing' protesters during Fine Gael dinner
He was presented with women’s underwear.
# garda probe
Fine Gael TD "regrets" scuffle with by-election candidate
John McDermott said he will be referring the incident to gardaí.
# McNulty-gate
Minister claims "no connection" between McNulty board appointment and Seanad nomination
The opposition claim that the controversy is growing ‘shabbier by the day’.
# step off
Donnelly will rejoin banking inquiry if additional Senators step back
The government attempted to regain a majority by adding two more Senators to the inquiry – a move which the independent TD said “crossed a line”.
# west coast
Enda is jetting off to sunny California to woo investors and secure jobs
The Taoiseach will be visiting several companies in both San Francisco and Silicon Valley.
# radiodays
Taoiseach: Enough banks and bailouts, we need more good news on the radio
Enda Kenny also called for more coverage of European affairs.
# Whistleblowers
'Can I suggest you relieve Minister Shatter of his duties?' Mary Lou McDonald's advice to Enda Kenny this afternoon
The Justice Minister was strongly criticised by both Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin today.
# year of jobs
Taoiseach and Jobs Minister head to Gulf for 'ambitious' trade mission
They will be accompanied by representatives from almost 90 companies, visiting Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates.
# Say what?
Bold boys and great lights: The week in quotes
“In terms of my personal view, I would have no issue living next to a pylon.”
# Employment
Logistics of youth guarantee scheme come before funding, says Taoiseach
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore also addressed concerns over the scheme, stressing that it will be implemented in 2014.
# Abortion
Taoiseach defends marathon Dáil sitting, says he's "hopeful" of a final vote today
TDs will be back in the Dáil to discuss the Protection of Life Bill at 5pm, with the session to be adjourned by midnight if not concluded before then.
# Prime Numbers
Absent TDs, rapper dollars and 'The Talk': The week in numbers
What percentage of 13-year-old turn to their dads for sex and relationship advice? How many eggs narrowly missed Taoiseach Enda Kenny?
# Interview
Dublin Lord Mayor: "I have a professional disregard for the legal classes"
The Lord Mayor of Dublin, Councillor Naoise Ó Muirí, reflects on his first four months in the position, and why he feels it’s his duty to say what’s on his mind.
# Referendum
Kenny: As Taoiseach and as a father I’m asking people to vote yes
Fine Gael today launched their yes campaign for the children’s rights referendum in Dublin, which is set to take place on 10 November.
Minister and Taoiseach 'did not mislead Dáil on HSE difficulties'
The Health Minister was responding to claims from Deputy Micheál Martin that he ignored warnings from HSE chief executive Cathal Magee about the health budget.
# Budget 2012
Two senators nominated by Enda Kenny critical of Budget 2012
Katherine Zappone has questioned ‘external pressure’ on the Government’s choice of cuts while Jillian van Turnhout says it was not a child-friendly document.
# budget leaks
Budget proposals doc had to be shown as ‘constitutional requirement’
Taoiseach Enda Kenny tells Dáil today that draft proposals were shown to German parliament as a constitutional requirement of… the German parliament.
# President Higgins
In full: Taoiseach Enda Kenny's speech at Presidential inauguration
The full text of the address given by Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the inauguration of Michael D Higgins as the ninth President of Ireland today.
# EU
Taoiseach to strengthen Eastern ties at Warsaw summit
But the two-day Eastern Partnership summit has been complicated by human rights issues in Belarus and the trial of Ukraine Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko.
# now open
Taoiseach opens new €131 million Biomedical Sciences Institute
The new facility will house five schools for Trinity College Dublin and is based on Pearse St.
# Caption Competition
Caption competition: Who's the Greatest?
Taoiseach in fighting form on New York trip – but watch who you’re taking on there, Enda…
# kenny kutz
Enda Kenny: Whip My Hair
Taoishock of hair provides moral support for Jedward’s Eurovision bid. Maybe.