Enda Kenny

Hey Irish America! Arthur Guinness was a Protestant, a Unionist and Irish and British

Brian John Spencer | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK Politics
Brian John Spencer

Irish America needs to go buy a book and learn some history. They don't have a baldy notion. Here's some context...

The State of Ireland 2013

Aaron Vallely | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Politics
Aaron Vallely

This is Ireland. This is our situation. The Irish citizen is faced with a blizzard of potential injustices and problems if they live in our country. People need to organise themselves and take account. It is time for people to say enough...

Irish Minister On Equal Marriage: 'We Have Had Enough Of This Sh**'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Ireland's prime minister Enda Kenny is at violent odds with members of his own party over a new gay marriage referendum, with one newspaper quoting a ...

Taoiseach: Speak Up or Step Down

Anthony Byrne | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Anthony Byrne

Now that the dust has settled from the recent referendum. What is the popular consensus on how the Government supported its own motion; to scrap Seanad Éireann, in the name of cost saving reform?

Kenny Urges Britain To Stay In The EU

PA | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK Politics

Irish premier Enda Kenny has urged Britain to remain within the European Union. The Taoiseach, in London for a series of engagements including talk...

(WATCH) 'We Could Have Been Looking At Mass Murder'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK

Police in Northern Ireland have condemned 'reckless' dissident republicans over a foiled bomb plot that could have caused mass casualties. Four pri...

What Kind Of Week Has It Been? 22 February 2013

Paddy Duffy | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

The shop-window mannequin, with no personality of its own, of news First of all, the media interest in the lonely death of Reeva Steenkamp is underst...

Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word

Caroline Argyropulo-Palmer | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK Politics
Caroline Argyropulo-Palmer

Sometimes sorry seems to be the hardest word - at least, it was for one Prime Minister this week as David Cameron refused to apologise to for the Amritsar Massacre.

'Unreserved Apology'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK

The head of the Irish government broke into tears as he made an historic and emotionally-charged state apology to survivors of the Magdalene laundries...

Irish Government Says Sorry To Victims Of 'Magdalene Laundries'

PA | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK

The Irish government has apologised to the thousands of women locked up in Catholic-run workhouses known as Magdalene laundries between 1922 and 1996....

Open Letter to Enda Kenny Irish Prime Minister (Taoiseach) About Abortion Rights in Ireland

Orna Ross | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Politics
Orna Ross

I write as one of the offshore Irish, who spoke outside the Irish embassy in London last week to honour the memory of Savita Halappanavar and urge your government to respond appropriately to her death.

We Shouldn't Need Martyrs for Abortion Reform in Ireland

Genevieve Shanahan | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Genevieve Shanahan

It is abhorrent that it should come to this. That we should need a martyr - Savita Halappanavar. Are the Irish people not smart enough that we might have heeded the warnings and stopped this tragedy before it happened?

Dublin's March for Marriage: Time for Equality?

Ben Finch | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Finch

This was a fact celebrated at Sunday's March for Marriage in Dublin where 6,000 people snaked through the streets from City Hall to St. Stephen's Green. The infectious snap of samba drums ricocheted up and down Kildare Street where protestors chanted: "What do we want? Equal rights! When do we want it? Now!" as they stopped outside the gates of Leinster House, the home of the Dáil and Seanad (the upper and lower houses of parliament).

Michaela McAreavey Photographs 'A New Low', Her Family Said

PA | Posted 15.07.2012 | UK

The publication of crime scene photographs of murdered honeymooner Michaela McAreavey's body by a Mauritian newspaper marks a new low, her family said...

Will Ireland Say Yes To Europe?

PA | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK Politics

Counting of ballots in Ireland's referendum on the European fiscal treaty kicks off at 9am on Friday. With a low voter turnout reported across the ...

UK And Irish PMs Sign 10-Year Co-operation Deal

PA | Posted 12.05.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron hailed unprecedentedly positive relations with Ireland today as he and Taoiseach Enda Kenny signed a wide-ranging ten-year co-operation ...

FULL TEXT: Cameron's Statement With Irish PM Enda Kenny

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.05.2012 | UK Politics

The relationship between our two countries has never been stronger or more settled, as complex or as important, as it is today. Our citizens, uniqu...

A Referendum On Europe.. For Ireland

PA | Posted 28.02.2012 | UK Politics

Ireland is to hold a referendum on whether to accept the European fiscal treaty which tightens controls on member states' budgetary decisions, it has ...

Enda Kenny: A Year at the Helm

Brian John Spencer | Posted 27.04.2012 | UK Politics
Brian John Spencer

This time last year Ireland was undergoing one of its most turbulent political shifts since the 26 counties of the Irish Republic gained independence from British rule.

WATCH: Politician Caught Stealing Speech From Michael Douglas Film

Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 25.01.2012 | UK Politics

A senior Australian politician has been caught plagiarising a section of a speech from a Hollywood film starring Michael Douglas. Launching an att...

Clegg Hails Importance Of UK-Ireland Relations On First Official Visit

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.01.2012 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg will make his first official visit to Ireland on Friday, after a "historic year" for the country's relations with Britain. The deputy pr...

DPM's Ireland Visit Off Following Irish PM's Bereavement

PA | Posted 27.11.2011 | UK Politics

The first official visit to Ireland by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has been cancelled following the death of the Irish prime minister's mother. ...

Vatican Rejects Cover-Up Claims

BBC | Posted 03.11.2011 | UK

The Vatican has rejected claims by Irish PM Enda Kenny that it sabotaged efforts by Irish bishops to report child-molesting priests to police. It f...

Europe's Economy Is In Turmoil - But Where Are All The Leaders?

Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 05.10.2011 | UK

Many financial commentators are concerned that the world economy is on the verge of replaying the crash of 2008. It's in times like these people l...

Here's The News You Missed During Hackgate

Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 20.09.2011 | UK

In the all the drama of the phone hacking scandal and the subsequent Murdoch meltdown over the past two weeks, it can be easy to forget there's still ...