Taoiseach Enda Kenny: he said it was a sensitive case which had to be investigated properly and he would like to hear back from a Tusla investigation before making a judgment on it. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will report to the Dáil on allegations of sexual and physical abuse in an Irish school.“Nobody wants to have this kind of activi(...)

File image of Taoieach Enda Kenny in the Dáil

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has criticised the way some banks are dealing with people facing repossession of their houses amid heated Dáil exchanges. He reve(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has defended sending the terms of reference of a commission of investigation into alleged Garda malpractice to former minister fo(...)

Ruth Coppinger: “Rather than showing solidarity over the years with the other bullied pupils in the troika classroom they joined in their mockery, with even the Minister for Finance making snide remarks about feta cheese two years ago.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny repeated his view that the Irish economy was “fragile’’ when answering questions on the outcome of the Greek election.Mr Kenny (...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said “We are not going back to social partnership in the way that it was”, in reply  to Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin in the Dáil. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has ruled out a return to the traditional social partnership model.“We are not going back to social partnership in the way that i(...)

Gerry Adams: The Taoiseach was obviously not blind to the social inequality the Government’s policies had inflicted on communities, families and citizens. Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has ruled out calling for a conference on European debt.“It is not for Ireland to interfere in the issues raised in the context o(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has been urged by Oxfam to ‘drive concrete discussion’ on tackling global inequality at the world economic forum in Davos. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has been urged by Oxfam to “drive concrete discussion’’ on tackling global inequality at this week’s world economic forum in Davo(...)

Socialist Party TD Ruth Coppinger  referred to the court hearing on turning off the life support machine for a clinically dead pregnant woman at Christmas.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has again ruled out holding a referendum to reverse the eight amendment to the Constitution on the right to life of the unborn(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin says there are “fundamental issues that go to the heart of what happened at Áras Attracta that need independent investigation, separate from the HSE and Hiqa”. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he is not ruling out an independent inquiry into the mistreatment of residents at the Áras Attracta disability centre (...)

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD said: ‘What we witnessed was nothing less than the vile physical, mental and emotional abuse of the most vulnerable of our citizens’. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he does not rule out an independent inquiry into the mistreatment of residents at the disability centre in Swinford, Co (...)