Enda Kenny

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Generally when people speak to each other they use words.

Enda Kenny (born April 24, 1951) is the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Quotes[edit]

  • "Some nigger who died dans la guerre."
    • Part of a joke told to an audience by Kenny in 2002 about Patrice Lumumba, the assassinated Congolese leader.[1][2]
  • "You could do with a day's work, I'd say."
    • To a man in Athlone who had lost his job in the recession after being self-employed for 29 years.[6][7]
  • "It is morally [wrong,] unjust and unfair to tax a person's home".
  • "Generally when people speak to each other they use words."
  • "Is [assassination] only justified if the target is a reactionary, anti-democratic, anti-human rights obscurantist like bin Laden?"
    • Joe Higgins questions Kenny on support from the Taoiseach, Tanaiste and presidents of the European Commission and European Council for use of assassination.
      • "I know you are a good Christian man who has your job to do in here from a political point of view. Many of his victims in the twin towers in New York were of Irish descent or directly Irish."
  • "Whether it's in relation to the sort of music that is played there or not, in any event, it's tragic for the families involved here."
  • "The outstanding organiser who brought Lenin himself to Ireland to see how the National Loan worked."
  • "If there's anyone out there who still doubts that Ireland is a place where all things are possible, who still wonders if the dream of our ancestors is alive in our time, who still questions our capacity to restore ourselves, reinvent ourselves and prosper, today is your answer."

Quotes about Kenny[edit]

  • The dull man of Irish politics.
  • I thought he was honest. He looked like someone who wasn't going to tell a lie.
    • Joanne O'Riordan, who has no arms or legs, after Kenny cut disability funding upon being elected Taoiseach. Kenny had been filmed promising her while on the campaign trail that he would not do this. The Irish Times

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