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 2014 to July 2014 and 2016 to 2017, Leader of the Opposition from 2002 to 2011, Minister for Tourism and Trade from 1994 to 1997 and Minister of State for Youth Affairs from 1986 to 1987. He served as Teachta Dála for Mayo West from 1975 to 1997 and for Mayo from 1997 to 2020. Kenny led Fine Gael to a historic victory at the 2011 general election, his party becoming the largest in the state for the first time, forming a coalition government with the Labour Party on 9 March 2011. He subsequently became the first Fine Gael member to be elected Taoiseach for a second consecutive term on 6 May 2016, after two months of negotiations, following the 2016 election, forming a Fine Gael-led minority government.
|Born:||April 24, 1951, Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland|
|Political party:||Fine Gael|
|Education:||St Gerald's College|
|President:||Mary McAleese, Michael D. Higgins|
|Preceded by:||Brian Cowen|
|Succeeded by:||Leo Varadkar|
|Twitter:||Enda Kenny's Twitter profile|
About Enda Kenny
Irish politician who became the Prime Minister of Ireland in 2011. He was also the Minister of Tourism and Trade from 1994 to 1997.
He was a primary school teacher. He attended school in Galway and Dublin.
He was elected to the Dáil at the age of 24. He is a Labor Party member.
He married Dublinar Fionnuala O'Kelly in 1992 and they have three children.
He had a bilateral meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama in Dublin, Ireland in 2011.
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- Members of the 30th Dáil
- Members of the 24th Dáil
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- Alumni of NUI Galway
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