Fourth time lucky Kenny crowned Taoiseach of 32nd Dail

Enda scrapes home after talks appeared to teeter on collapse

6th May, 2016
Triumphant Kenny Pic: Courtesy RTE

Enda Kenny has been returned as Taoiseach of a minority government after managing to squeak through a deal with independent TDs.

After a day of strenuous talks, and 70 days after the general election, Fine Gael managed to enlist just enough support needed to retake the reins of power.

It was the fourth time Kenny had been nominated for the job since the general election at the end of February.

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