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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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Browne said: "It would appear that the Taoiseach has no problem giving interviews to everybody else, including local radio stations and newspapers up and down the country.
Cowen, who succeeded Bertie Ahern to become the 12th Taoiseach of Ireland, told the gathered crowd that his appointment was 'a huge honour.
So in Bertie's first 12 months after being Taoiseach, he can expect to earn EUR283,000 - which is amazingly EUR11,000 MORE than he currently earns as leader of the country.
But the Taoiseach has confirmed the country will not go to the polls this year and the Coalition will serve its full five-year term.
But yesterday he stormed: "This Taoiseach and his Cabinet are constantly being distracted and diverted from their day jobs by the circus of fantasy and fairytale surrounding the Taoiseach's finances.
I have read excerpts and it's very, very clear the Taoiseach sent out the Secretary General [Brian Purcell] to convey the gravity of the situation as the Taoiseach saw it.
Judge Mahon will then spend two days quizzing the Taoiseach about his finances on July 26 and 27.
Kenny's time as Taoiseach has been marked by his continued refusal to engage in open, honest debate on any of these issues.
In fact, the sooner we have a female Irish Taoiseach, the better.
ICHH Director Anthony Flynn said: "It was great to see the Taoiseach at the root of the problem.
The proud mother's father, Taoiseach Bertie Ahern, said the couple were "thrilled and overjoyed".
THE Taoiseach this week defended gardai for arresting protesters who were trying to block Irish Water contractors from doing their job.