The Irish for prime minister. The Taoiseach is elected by the members of Dail Eireann and then appointed by the Taoiseach. The current Taoiseach is Brian Cowen.
# taoiseach - Saturday 30 November, 2013
The Taoiseach’s trip is aimed at improving business links in the ICT, financial services and agri-food sectors.
# taoiseach - Tuesday 19 November, 2013
Taoiseach Enda Kenny confirmed that over almost a third of the hospitals and health agencies under Section 38 are breaching rules on pay senior executives.
# taoiseach - Thursday 14 November, 2013
The Tánaiste says he’ll be coordinating the Government response to Loyaltybuild security breach.
# taoiseach - Wednesday 13 November, 2013
The initial fee of €15 is “relatively small”, the Taoiseach said.
# taoiseach - Tuesday 12 November, 2013
The Minister was speaking about the Youth Guarantee scheme, which ministers are meeting about in Paris.
It comes as the US and Britain deploy warships to the islands. Some 10,000 people are feared dead in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.
# taoiseach - Monday 11 November, 2013
The world’s number 1 recruitment search engine is expanding its EMEA headquarters in the Docklands.
# taoiseach - Tuesday 5 November, 2013
The Acorn marketing agency is to hire another 100 people, while new 218 positions are being backed by Dublin Business Innovation Centre-backed firms.
# taoiseach - Monday 4 November, 2013
The national trust organisation is warning that the project will fall foul of the planning laws, as it won’t be co-located with a maternity hospital.
# taoiseach - Wednesday 30 October, 2013
The jobs are across a range of sectors including software development, online security, internet and digital media.
# taoiseach - Thursday 24 October, 2013
Enda Kenny has written a letter to the president of the European Council and other EU leaders. Read it in full here.
The issue of migration will be discussed by EU leaders following the recent drownings in the Mediterranean.
# taoiseach - Sunday 13 October, 2013
Enda Kenny added that Ireland’s corporate tax rate will not be up for discussion in any talks on a credit facility after the bailout.
# taoiseach - Monday 7 October, 2013
Cigarette companies have been accused of spending millions to influence new European directives on tobacco, but Enda Kenny and James Reilly are asking their European counterparts to vote against any change to warning labels.
# taoiseach - Sunday 6 October, 2013
The city is vying with London and Paris for the right to host the games. UL and Thomond Park will be used as venues should the bid be successful.
# taoiseach - Saturday 5 October, 2013
Enda Kenny has come under fire for declining to participate in televised debates on the Seanad Referendum in the wake of its defeat.
# taoiseach - Thursday 3 October, 2013
The company started in a two-person office in Dublin in 1997 and now has over 400 employees worldwide.
He wants you to vote No. Ah no, we’re totally kidding…
# taoiseach - Wednesday 2 October, 2013
The ECM is due to meet today to discuss the level of the budget adjustment.
Portraits of each Taoiseach, President and Chief Justice are commissioned by the State as a matter of course.
# taoiseach - Tuesday 24 September, 2013
He (or his speechwriter) wrote an elegiac homily to the late Nobel laureate poet that evokes Heaney’s Mid-Term Break.
The Taoiseach was responding to questions from Fianna Fáil leader Michael Martin during Leaders’ Questions.
# taoiseach - Monday 23 September, 2013
The city is competing with Paris and London for hosting rights, and will find out next month whether the bid has been successful.
# taoiseach - Sunday 22 September, 2013
The Taoiseach stepped out in Croke Park today, leaving his allegiances undoubted.
# taoiseach - Friday 20 September, 2013
The Houses of the Oireachtas will be open as part of Culture Night. But no, you won’t be allowed sit in Enda’s chair…
# taoiseach - Thursday 19 September, 2013
Taoiseach Enda Kenny announced the new jobs at an electronic trading company in Dublin and an Irish start-up telemarketing company in Carlow.
# taoiseach - Wednesday 18 September, 2013
The Taoiseach gave an exclusive interview to The Mayo News this week, but told his constituents that it is national not local politics that really matters.
# taoiseach - Tuesday 17 September, 2013
The Minister for Social Protection said the measure had been on the table, but was no longer being looked at ahead of next month’s Budget.
The Taoiseach has said that the Budget is going to be tough no matter what but that the coalition would aim to deliver it “in as fair a way as possible”.
# taoiseach - Monday 16 September, 2013
Minister Phil Hogan has tasked Department of Environment officials with the job of talking to all the stakeholders at the Donaghmede complex and proposing a solution within the next three weeks.
# taoiseach - Wednesday 11 September, 2013
The Taoiseach was in Google today to launch its new Digital Innovation Centre.
Enda Kenny looked delighted with his new specs today…
# taoiseach - Friday 6 September, 2013
# taoiseach - Thursday 29 August, 2013
The former taoiseach’s first interview in over two years, conducted with TG4 and airing next week, reveals plenty about him.
# taoiseach - Wednesday 28 August, 2013
Everyone’s talking about a female garda receiving serious injuries after her car was rammed and Ryanair being ordered to sell most of its stake in Aer Lingus.
# taoiseach - Saturday 10 August, 2013
Enda Kenny has bemoaned the “paucity” of documentation in his Department related to the previous government’s decision to issue a bank guarantee in September 2008 but won’t say if record-keeping methods have changed.
# taoiseach - Sunday 4 August, 2013
Derek Leinster has said that he would like Enda Kenny to set up a small committee “to do the right thing”.
# taoiseach - Saturday 3 August, 2013
Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.
This figure compares to over one million euro that Brian Cowen paid in special adviser salaries when he was Taoiseach.
# taoiseach - Saturday 20 July, 2013
The new-look website was recently the subject of an overhaul that cost a little over €9,000.