'Enda the humble backbencher from Mayo'

Kenny performed his job with boundless energy but things are about to get an awful lot quieter, writes Hugh O'Connell

13th June, 2017
'Enda the humble backbencher from Mayo'
Enda on foot to his final cabinet meeting today Pic: RollingNews.ie

This will be a momentous week for Ireland. On Wednesday, all going to plan, the Dáil will elect Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar as Taoiseach.

Around the world, it will be lauded as the day Ireland, a traditionally conservative and deeply religious island on the periphery of Europe, elected a half-immigrant gay Taoiseach. Here at home, few will remark on the ethnicity or sexual orientation of the man the public know fondly and...

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