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Taoiseach

in the Republic of Ireland, the Prime Minister and head of government appointed by the President on the nomination of DAIL EIREANN.
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'The fact remains that it was the IRA that did carry out the Northern Bank robbery and as the Prime Minister and the Taioseach said yesterday therefore it is the IRA that is the sole obstacle to moving forward.'
- October 17: Visit to the Commission of Taioseach (Irish Prime Minister), Mr Bertie Ahern; Mr Bolkestein, Mr Solbes, Mr Verheugen and Mrs Schreyer meet the Slovak Minister for Finance, Brigita Schmognerova; Mr Prodi and Mrs Reding meet Mr Jacques Rogge, president of the International Olympic Committee.
A book of rules governs cabinet procedures, but how the rules are handled varied from taioseach to taioseach.
Meghan meets the Taioseach in Dublin in a PS1,200 Givenchy skirt & PS540 Strathberry tote.
The prospect of tax cuts clearly wet the lips of delegate Kethleen Woulfe from Middleton in Cork, and she gave the Taioseach a full-on kiss to prove it Earlier Michael Noonan told Ard Fheis delegates at the RDS in Dublin that taxes were much too high and he was determined to bring them down.
Secretary of State Owen Paterson arrived in convoy with Irish Taioseach Enda Kenny.
VOTING HABIT: Nuns wait their turn BALLOT RE-RUN: Taioseach Brian Cowen and wife Molly cast their votes
The heads of government hope to achieve this by June, but that is a very short timescale and it is by no means certain that agreement will be achieved by then - Taioseach Bertie Ahern's considerable charm and negotiating ability notwithstanding.
Asked if Mr Blair and Mr Ahern still planned to travel to Northern Ireland,Mr Blair's spokesman said: ``The Prime Minister and the Taioseach both continue to believe that we can continue to move to the final implementation of the Good Friday Agreement if there is sufficient clarity and certainty from all sides.
Irish Taioseach Bertie Ahern became the first foreign Prime Minister to address the assembly when he delivered a speech on March 1.
'We have made progress, we have been able to narrow the differences between the parties and that has justified the involvement of the Taioseach and the Prime Minister.'
The spokesman said contact with the Taioseach was currently going on at "sherpa" level.