Taoiseach


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Taoiseach

the prime minister of the Republic of Ireland
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He added: "This is a shocking admission from the Taoiseach, and it harks back to the very dark days in the Irish planning system, where political interference ensured that the rich and powerful got what they wanted.
The Taoiseach travelled to Boston for meetings, stating: "It is important that Ireland tells the world about the strenuous efforts being made here to deliver economic recovery."
We can reveal that Ronan's brother Gary had written to the Taoiseach's office two years ago and asked for funding.
"He has invited me as Taoiseach, Prime Minister of Ireland, to visit him in the White House and of course I intend to reciprocate."
Speaking just months before her death, the mother-of-five said she was so proud to be alive to see her son become Taoiseach.
Mr Ahern has been a great Taoiseach and it would be a fool who would kick him out of office.
After everything he's put this country through, from toxic banks to incoherent radio interviews, Mr Cowen may not go down in history as the shortest-serving Taoiseach - but he's a shoo-in for the worst.
And kids across the country know the Taoiseach can pull the right strings.
The trip will be a welcome break for the Taoiseach who has been caught up in an ongoing saga involving his Strategic Communications Unit in recent weeks.
It's understood a complaint is on its way to the Taoiseach's office from the Dail's Press Gallery asking why working journalists were excluded from this exclusive briefing.
A source close to the Taoiseach said: "It's officially sanctioned as a security measure but really it's an excuse to keep things in order.
Mrs McDonald referred to Leo Vardakar's penchant for novelty socks and his reference to the film Love Actually during his first visit to Downing Street last year and said: "Leo is kind of smarmy." Her jibe at the Taoiseach comes less than a day after she replaced Gerry Adams as Sinn Fein president.