Mr Kenny

889 results

Enda Kenny during the summit of EU leaders  in Brussels: the elevation of Irish concerns to European priorities is about as good as we could have hoped for at this stage. Photograph: John Thys/AFP/Getty Images

Two important signals this week – one political, one economic – suggest that the only prudent course for the Government is to now prepare for the poss(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin  claimed Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar had launched a national campaign on welfare fraud which overstated savings by more than 1,000 per cent. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has accused two senior Fine Gael Ministers of “promoting misleading and potentially fake statistics”. Mr Martin cla(...)

Maternity hospital will have full clinical independence – Kenny 1:23

The proposed national maternity hospital will have full clinical independence, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said. His comments follow the recent controve(...)

Taoiseach  Enda Kenny listens to questions during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels on Saturday. Photograph: AP

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he will speak to his party soon regarding his leadership, now that the Brexit guidelines have been agreed by European leader(...)

The Oireachtas committee has proposed a levy for householders who use excessive water. However the size of the fine and the method of collecting such monies has yet to be agreed between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil

Legislation to abolish domestic water charges will be ready within six weeks, but details of refunds will not be outlined at that point. Minister for(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny: “What we want to do there is to put in place a legally waterproof situation where it’ll be perfectly clear for everybody that what’s at stake here are proper world-class facilities for expectant mothers and for pregnant women.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said the Government will ensure the transfer of ownership of the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) to the religious-owned St (...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel: there are too many challenges in the world for the UK to expect the EU to be solely preoccupied with Brexit and UK concerns. Photograph: Clemens Bilan/EPA

German chancellor Angela Merkel has warned that good results for the European Union, and Ireland specifically, in the Brexit talks hinge on continued (...)

Cork woman Vera Twomey at Dublin airport holding up a prescription for  cannabis which she received in Barcelona. Screengrab: The Irish Times

Customs officers have seized medicinal cannabis at Dublin airport, brought into Ireland by a woman looking for access to the drug for her young daught(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will use the summit to highlight specific Irish concerns, such as the Border and the Common Travel Area. Photograph: Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is to meet the leaders of like-minded EU countries to ensure that upcoming Brexit talks move swiftly on to trade and do not get d(...)

Thomas Pringle: “The truth of the matter is that the banks are not interested in addressing the needs of communities. They will always be driven by profit margin”

No post office will stay open unless people use it, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said. “The Government has made a decision that there should be basic bank(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • Next
  • Last »