The Taoiseach Enda Kenny responded to Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin on questions about Mr Shatter’s knowledge of the letter from Garda commissioner Martin Callinan about the systematic taping of phone calls at Garda stations.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny did not know the detail of the conversation between the secretary general of the Department of Justice Brian Purcell and t(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has insisted that the Government has not put off making a decision on the introduction of Universal Health Insurance (UHI) until next year.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has insisted that the Government has not put off making a decision on the introduction of Universal Health Insurance (UHI)(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said in the Dáil there was a provision in the law for the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) that it “may’’ report to the Minister for Justice. “The GSOC themselves considered that and they decided not to inform the Minister, and they have regretted that decision,” he added. “I think we can put that behind us now.”  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has responded to Opposition demands that he retract his claim that the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) was requ(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he would like to see the proposed North-South electricity connector included in the review of EirGrid’s plans to erect a(...)

Enda Kenny said he did not accept the assertion that people would be paid for doing nothing in Irish Water.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has rejected a claim that Irish Water is overstaffed.In the Dail today, Mr Kenny challenged a claim by Prof John Fitzgerald of th(...)

John Tierney, Chief Executive, arriving at the meeting of the Oireachtas environment committee, to answer questions on the setup costs of Irish Water, last week. 
Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has declined to confirm that retired local authority employees awarded lump sums and pensions have been hired at a senior level i(...)

Dublin City manager Owen Keegan said the council faced pension liabilities for water services staff without the assets to fund them.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has challenged the claim that Dublin City Council will lose some €2 billion in assets following the transfer of its services to I(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has called for “a degree of common sense and rational discussion’’ on the Eirgrid plan to erect pylons. “I think we can al(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has ruled out a public inquiry into top-ups in salaries for health executives amid heated exchanges in the Dáil today with Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has ruled out a public inquiry into top-ups in salaries for health executives amid heated exchanges in the Dáil today with Sinn F(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said there must be a simple and effective way of dealing with medical cards for those who are termianlly ill. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he accepts the Health Service Executive (HSE) has a lesson to learn following the difficulty terminally ill Multiple Scl(...)