Friday July 3, 2020

Kenny's pick n' mix

Enda Kenny's first cabinet reshuffle is looming. Who are the possible winners and losers - and who's waiting in the wings? Michael Brennan reports.

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

8th June, 2014
Enda Kenny is preparing for his first cabinet reshuffle since becoming Taoiseach more than three years ago. Picture: Graham Hughes

As the longest-serving TD in the Dáil, Taoiseach Enda Kenny knows all about cabinet reshuffles. He knows about the frustration of having to wait for promotion, having been a TD for 20 years before he got to cabinet.

He has seen the reshuffles that have gone wrong – Labour’s Barry Desmond refusing Garret FitzGerald’s order to move departments in 1986, and Albert Reynolds firing eight of Charlie Haughey’s ministers after ousting him in 1992....

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