Enda Kenny given shares in Cork aerospace rocket start-up Suas

The former Taoiseach has been on the board of the company hoping to build a rocket launch facility in Cork

Enda Kenny with David Stanton and Rory Fitzpatrick, chief executive of the National Space Centre, in 2013. Picture: Gerard McCarthy

Former taoiseach Enda Kenny has been given shares in an company which is looking to raise €10 million to build a rocket launch facility in Cork.

New filings for Suas Aerospace show that Kenny, who has been a director since 2022, was one of a number of employees granted shares ahead of the fundraising.

The company has not yet placed a value on the shares, which will only be determined when the first round of ...