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.
# enda-kenny - Today’s News
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# enda-kenny - Sunday 20 July, 2014
The petition is set to be delivered to Taoiseach Enda Kenny.
# enda-kenny - Wednesday 16 July, 2014
Enda and Gerry went to length in the Dáil to demonstrate they both have more than a ‘Cúpla Focal’.
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
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.
‘Shame on you for what you did’ – the Taoiseach was having none of it from Mícheál Martin.
Analysis: It’s no country for old men or young women but there’s a big promotion for one young man.
There’s only two names listed in the Minister of State ranks at the moment…
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
The National Day of Commemoration is being marked across the country.
# enda-kenny - Saturday 12 July, 2014
As the talks continued and the wait lengthened anticipation turned to frustration ahead of the Cabinet reshuffle.
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 access to childcare to disposing bank assets, they’ve covered a lot in the Statement of Priorities.
Who’s in? Who’s out? Who’s stuck with the same job?
Analysis: The Cabinet’s female membership is doubled but will Labour rue taking on Environment?
The Government has a new look. Now it’s time to get down to business, say the farmers, teachers, doctors, hoteliers……
Announcing his new Cabinet today, Enda Kenny thanked outgoing ministers for their service to the Irish people.
Leo Varadkar to Health, Phil Hogan is off, Joan Burton is staying put and it looks like James Reilly is going to Foreign Affairs.
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
Earlier, Taoiseach said he was “getting on very well with the Tánaiste”.
…and the Mexican ambassador, seriously.
# enda-kenny - Wednesday 9 July, 2014
Over 70s will be happy with this one.
More talks between the Taoiseach and the new Tánaiste are taking place this evening.
Analysis: Sources on all sides of the talks between Enda Kenny and Joan Burton insist there is nothing untoward about the delay.
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
Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, the cabinet reshuffle and Google smartphones for robots…
Enda Kenny claimed that the gigs could have been worth “a quarter of billion” to Dublin’s economy.
The Taoiseach and Tánaiste are holding further discussions ahead of the expected Cabinet reshuffle tomorrow.
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…
The Public Spending Minister is in the dark about the looming Cabinet reshuffle.
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
The Finance Minister was speaking as the Taoiseach and new Tánaiste meet for five hours to discuss what policies will be pursued by government.
Wild rumours and intense speculation as Enda Kenny and Joan Burton prepare to shuffle their pack.
# enda-kenny - Friday 4 July, 2014
The new Labour leader is expected to meet with the Taoiseach early next weeks for talks on a Cabinet reshuffle.
“It has been a privilege and an honour….”
Joan Burton is set to be formally appointed later today.
# enda-kenny - Thursday 3 July, 2014
The Taoiseach was in Berlin this morning to open a new store.
The Taoiseach also spoke at an economic conference on his whistle-stop tour of Berlin today.
The store opening in Alexanderplatz in the city is the second store to open in Berlin.
# enda-kenny - Wednesday 2 July, 2014
Enda Kenny also confirmed that the water charges will not exceed €240 per year.