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|Date of birth||April 24,1951|
|Previous offices||Minister for Defence (2016–2017), Taoiseach (2011–2017), Member of Dáil Éireann (1975–1997)|
|Education||St. Gerald's College Castlebar|
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|National University of Ireland Galway|
|St Patrick's College Drumcondra|
|University of Galway|
|DCU St. Patrick's Campus|
|St. Geralds College DLS|
|Previous position||Minister for Defence of Ireland (2016–2017)|
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Enda Kenny Life story
Enda Kenny is an Irish former Fine Gael politician who served as Taoiseach from 2011 to 2017, Leader of Fine Gael from 2002 to 2017, Minister for Defence from May to July 2014 and 2016 to 2017, Leader ...
Early LifeTeachta dala enda kenny was born in castlebar. County mayo. Irleand on 24 april 1951. He was educated at st. Gerald s colelge. Castlebar and st. Patrick s college. Maynooth.
Political CareerKenny has been a member of the dail (irish parliament) since 1975. Representing the consittuency of mayo. He served as minister for oturism and trade from 1994 to 1997. Minister for education from 1997 to 2002 and leader of fine gael from 2002 to 2017.
Prime Minister of IrelandIn was elected as taoiseach (prime minister of ireland). He served as taoiseach until june 2017. When he stepped down after serving the longest term in the history of the irish state.
Foreign PolicyDuring his time as taoiseach. Kenny was a strong advocate for ireland s place in the european union. And he was instrumental in negotiatign the brexit deal between the uk and the eu. He was also an advocate for the good friday agreement and the northern irleand peace process.
Domestic PolicyDuring his time as taoiseach. Kenny introduced a range of domestic policies. Including the marriage equality referendum in 2015. A referendum on the 8th amendment of the irish constitution. And the national developmetn plan of 2018.
LegacyKenny s legacy is likeyl to be one of a strong commitment to the european union. The northern ireland peace process. And the advancement of domestic policies.
Important EventOne of the most important eevnts of kenny s tenure as taoiseach was the marriage equality referendum in 2015. Which saw ireland becmoe the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage through a popular vote.
AchievementsKenny has been the recipient of numerous awards. Including the great cross of meirt of the federal republic of germany. The legion of honour of france. And the presidential medal of freedom of the united states.
Interesting FactAn interesting afct about enda kenny is that he held the record for the longest serving taoiseach in irish history. Having served for just over years.
Personal LifeKenny is married fionnuala and they haev four children. He is a keen cyclist. And is an avid supporter of his local gaa teamm. Ayo.
Timeline of dissident republican activity
... On 22 January, the leader of the Irish Republic s main opposition party, Enda Kenny of Fine Gael, told the Alliance Party conference, if he was the country s prime minister, he would do everything within his powers to combat the threat of dissident republicans...
Sinn Féin leader tells dissidents to 'pack up and dissolve'
... This is not entirely unusual - it took 70 days for former Taoiseach Enda Kenny, to form a government in 2016...
Magdalene laundries victims Mary Cavner compensation to receive
... In 2013, the then Irish Prime Minister (Taoiseach) Enda Kenny, for decades, thousands of women to work in the Magdalene laundries Mrs...