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Enda Kenny

Enda Kenny

Enda Kenny is the current Taoiseach and leader of Fine Gael. Representing the Mayo constituency, he was first elected to the Dáil in 1975 when he won the seat previously held by his father, Henry Kenny. Enda Kenny then took up leadership of the party after Michael Noonan stood down from the postion in 2002 following a poor performance in the general election. Kenny took over as Taosieach following the elections in February 2011.

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# enda-kenny - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie No plans to revisit abortion laws, in spite of severe criticism from UN No Referendum

No plans to revisit abortion laws, in spite of severe criticism from UN

The UN Human Rights Committee is urging the Government to revise its “highly restrictive” abortion laws.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach on Dublin house prices: “I don’t accept there’s a bubble” Up 25 Per Cent

Taoiseach on Dublin house prices: “I don’t accept there’s a bubble”

House prices in the capital are up almost 25 per cent, compared to this time last year.

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# enda-kenny - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ministers sign off on over-70s free GP care plan Doctor Doctor

Ministers sign off on over-70s free GP care plan

It’s expected that draft legislation will be ready by the end of the year.

# enda-kenny - Sunday 20 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie There’s a campaign building seeking to expel the Israeli ambassador Political Pressure

There’s a campaign building seeking to expel the Israeli ambassador

The petition is set to be delivered to Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams and Enda Kenny’s ‘as gaeilge’ stand off over Joe McHugh’s Irish Leaders' Questions

Gerry Adams and Enda Kenny’s ‘as gaeilge’ stand off over Joe McHugh’s Irish

Enda and Gerry went to length in the Dáil to demonstrate they both have more than a ‘Cúpla Focal’.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how the junior minister reshuffle showed up Enda Kenny’s women problem Geography Over Gender

Here’s how the junior minister reshuffle showed up Enda Kenny’s women problem

Analysis: One male junior minister joked that he’d have to buy a dress given the lack of women – but it raises the question: why weren’t any female FG TDs promoted?

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Confirmed: Simon Harris is junior finance minister, Joe Costello sent to backbenches The Bench This post contains videos

Confirmed: Simon Harris is junior finance minister, Joe Costello sent to backbenches

The full line-up of junior ministers has now been confirmed, with the Dáil’s youngest TD Simon Harris taking the highest profile job… and a number of familiar faces being demoted.

From TheJournal.ie ‘It’s appalling what you’ve done’: Kenny fights back on disability cuts Leaders' Questions

‘It’s appalling what you’ve done’: Kenny fights back on disability cuts

‘Shame on you for what you did’ – the Taoiseach was having none of it from Mícheál Martin.

From TheJournal.ie Here are 7 things you need to know about the junior minister reshuffle Everyday I'm Shufflin This post contains videos

Here are 7 things you need to know about the junior minister reshuffle

Analysis: It’s no country for old men or young women but there’s a big promotion for one young man.

From TheJournal.ie Enda says ‘it’s not an easy day’ but here’s what to expect in the junior ministerial reshuffle Everyday I'm Shufflin This post contains videos

Enda says ‘it’s not an easy day’ but here’s what to expect in the junior ministerial reshuffle

There’s only two names listed in the Minister of State ranks at the moment…

From TheJournal.ie What changes does Ibec want in the 2015 Budget? Oireachtas Agenda

What changes does Ibec want in the 2015 Budget?

Ibec is one of several groups making pre-budget submissions to the Oireachtas Finance Committee today, but what else is happening in Leinster House?

# enda-kenny - Sunday 13 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Those who died in past wars or on UN service remembered today Honour

Those who died in past wars or on UN service remembered today

The National Day of Commemoration is being marked across the country.

# enda-kenny - Saturday 12 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie As talks dragged on nervous TDs in shiny suits roamed Leinster House waiting… and waiting Waiting For Enda

As talks dragged on nervous TDs in shiny suits roamed Leinster House waiting… and waiting

As the talks continued and the wait lengthened anticipation turned to frustration ahead of the Cabinet reshuffle.

From TheJournal.ie Enda on reshuffles: It’s like selecting a team for an All Ireland Final, people are always disappointed Difficult Days

Enda on reshuffles: It’s like selecting a team for an All Ireland Final, people are always disappointed

The Taoiseach identified a particular difficulty in demoting Arts Minister Jimmy Deenihan yesterday.

# enda-kenny - Friday 11 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These are the six areas Enda and Joan want to prioritise from now until 2016 Statement Of Priorities

These are the six areas Enda and Joan want to prioritise from now until 2016

From access to childcare to disposing bank assets, they’ve covered a lot in the Statement of Priorities.

From TheJournal.ie Confirmed: Leo Varadkar is the new Health Minister, Pat Rabbitte dropped from Cabinet Everyday I'm Shufflin This post contains videos

Confirmed: Leo Varadkar is the new Health Minister, Pat Rabbitte dropped from Cabinet

Who’s in? Who’s out? Who’s stuck with the same job?

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’ clock

From TheJournal.ie Here are 9 things you need to know about the Cabinet reshuffle Everyday I'm Shufflin

Here are 9 things you need to know about the Cabinet reshuffle

Analysis: The Cabinet’s female membership is doubled but will Labour rue taking on Environment?

From TheJournal.ie ‘Time to refocus on the beef crisis’: There’s been some lightning-quick reactions to the reshuffle Pressure

‘Time to refocus on the beef crisis’: There’s been some lightning-quick reactions to the reshuffle

The Government has a new look. Now it’s time to get down to business, say the farmers, teachers, doctors, hoteliers……

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach thanks former ministers for service ‘during difficult times’ Reshuffle

Taoiseach thanks former ministers for service ‘during difficult times’

Announcing his new Cabinet today, Enda Kenny thanked outgoing ministers for their service to the Irish people.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny is about to announce his Cabinet reshuffle, here are the changes we know so far… Everyday I'm Shufflin

Enda Kenny is about to announce his Cabinet reshuffle, here are the changes we know so far…

Leo Varadkar to Health, Phil Hogan is off, Joan Burton is staying put and it looks like James Reilly is going to Foreign Affairs.

From TheJournal.ie The Taoiseach’s been keeping his photography costs down this year Say Cheese

The Taoiseach’s been keeping his photography costs down this year

His department has managed to bring spending in this area down form €83,000 in 2008 to less than €6,000 so far this year and here’s how…

# enda-kenny - Thursday 10 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny set to announce Cabinet reshuffle in the Dáil tomorrow Everyday I'm Shufflin

Enda Kenny set to announce Cabinet reshuffle in the Dáil tomorrow

Earlier, Taoiseach said he was “getting on very well with the Tánaiste”.

From TheJournal.ie There’s talk of Barack Obama getting involved in the Garth Brooks debacle Ain't Goin Down

There’s talk of Barack Obama getting involved in the Garth Brooks debacle

…and the Mexican ambassador, seriously.

# enda-kenny - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s the one thing Enda Kenny and Joan Burton have definitely agreed on… Priorities
From TheJournal.ie The wait goes on: Cabinet reshuffle may not be announced until Friday Everyday I'm Shufflin

The wait goes on: Cabinet reshuffle may not be announced until Friday

More talks between the Taoiseach and the new Tánaiste are taking place this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Why is it taking longer than expected to announce the Cabinet reshuffle? In No Hurry

Why is it taking longer than expected to announce the Cabinet reshuffle?

Analysis: Sources on all sides of the talks between Enda Kenny and Joan Burton insist there is nothing untoward about the delay.

From TheJournal.ie Brooks the talk of Leinster House: GAA, Aiken & Council to be grilled over concert fiasco Hat's All Folks

Brooks the talk of Leinster House: GAA, Aiken & Council to be grilled over concert fiasco

Meanwhile, the Taoiseach says the Government would be criticised for overruling residents and the Council if it introduced emergency legislation…

# enda-kenny - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix This post contains videos

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, the cabinet reshuffle and Google smartphones for robots…

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: Garth Brooks cancellation a shock to the economy and our reputation Damage

Taoiseach: Garth Brooks cancellation a shock to the economy and our reputation

Enda Kenny claimed that the gigs could have been worth “a quarter of billion” to Dublin’s economy.

From TheJournal.ie Just the two of us: Enda Kenny and Joan Burton are back in talks tonight… alone Coalition

Just the two of us: Enda Kenny and Joan Burton are back in talks tonight… alone

The Taoiseach and Tánaiste are holding further discussions ahead of the expected Cabinet reshuffle tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry doesn’t think Phil’s fit to send to Europe.. A “3 or 4 hour session” with MEPs should sort it, says Enda Unanswered Questions

Gerry doesn’t think Phil’s fit to send to Europe.. A “3 or 4 hour session” with MEPs should sort it, says Enda

The Government is expected to announced either Hogan or former Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore for the EU post by tomorrow…

From TheJournal.ie Howlin: ‘I am going to work away until somebody tells me that I shouldn’t’ Reshuffle This post contains videos

Howlin: ‘I am going to work away until somebody tells me that I shouldn’t’

The Public Spending Minister is in the dark about the looming Cabinet reshuffle.

From TheJournal.ie Will some people lose their free travel passes? Oireachtas Agenda

Will some people lose their free travel passes?

That’s what Fianna Fáil will be asking the Government today, but what else is happening in Leinster House?

# enda-kenny - Monday 7 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Michael Noonan expects there will be a new Cabinet by Wednesday Pleased To Meet You

Michael Noonan expects there will be a new Cabinet by Wednesday

The Finance Minister was speaking as the Taoiseach and new Tánaiste meet for five hours to discuss what policies will be pursued by government.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the 9 things you need to know about the imminent Cabinet reshuffle Everyday I'm Shufflin

Here are the 9 things you need to know about the imminent Cabinet reshuffle

Wild rumours and intense speculation as Enda Kenny and Joan Burton prepare to shuffle their pack.

# enda-kenny - Friday 4 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “We agreed to work closely together”: Enda’s businesslike statement on Joan’s win Partners

“We agreed to work closely together”: Enda’s businesslike statement on Joan’s win

The new Labour leader is expected to meet with the Taoiseach early next weeks for talks on a Cabinet reshuffle.

From TheJournal.ie Dear Enda…Here’s Eamon Gilmore’s heartfelt resignation letter to the Taoiseach Labour

Dear Enda…Here’s Eamon Gilmore’s heartfelt resignation letter to the Taoiseach

“It has been a privilege and an honour….”

From TheJournal.ie Clearing the way: Eamon Gilmore has officially resigned as Tánaiste Joan's Turn

Clearing the way: Eamon Gilmore has officially resigned as Tánaiste

Joan Burton is set to be formally appointed later today.

# enda-kenny - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Our Enda is a bit of a superstar in Germany Popular

Our Enda is a bit of a superstar in Germany

The Taoiseach was in Berlin this morning to open a new store.

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