Enda Kenny announces resignation as Fine Gael leader
Enda Kenny announces resignation as Fine Gael leader
BREAKING: Enda Kenny has officially announced his resignation
20 May, 2017, 00:17
Then speaking to reporters, firstly paying tribute to outgoing Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minster for Finance Michael Noonan, Varadkar told how he wanted to "modernise" Fine Gael as well as connecting with electorate again.
Ireland will have a new prime minister in June after Taoiseach Enda Kenny quit as leader of his party.
Nominations close on Saturday evening and with the contest appearing to be down to two men, four hustings have been planned for Dublin, Carlow, Ballinasloe and Cork over four nights from next Thursday.
Nearly 21,000 party members will vote at 26 polling stations from Monday May 29 to Thursday June 1 and the parliamentary party which includes 73 TDs, senators and MEPs, will vote in Dublin on Friday June 2.
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Under Fine Gael rules this timeline would facilitate a two-and-a-half week contest, with voting taking place over the bank holiday weekend.
Minister Varadkar says despite his early lead, he hasn't won anything yet - but he has the best intentions for the country.
The Taoiseach delayed the transition to a new leader, allowing him to attend the annual St Patrick's Day celebrations in the U.S. and meet President Donald Trump.
In a statement released after the meeting Mr Heydon said: "Under Enda Kenny as Taoiseach, we saw a devastated economy repaired, long ignored social issues addressed, and the rebirth of a self-confident Ireland".
Her predecessor David Cameron said Mr Kenny "was a strong leader for Ireland, a great partner for the United Kingdom, and remains a good friend".
I will continue to carry out my duties as Minister for Finance until a successor is appointed.
But at a parliamentary election previous year, Fine Gael suffered a backlash from voters who felt the recovery was passing them by.
Kenny also said it had been a "huge honor and privilege" for him to have led the party for the past 15 years. "One of the fundamental tenets of our democracy is a commitment to public service and the Taoiseach [PM] has more than fulfilled that obligation".
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This is important as the 73 TDs, senators and MEPs who are members of the parliamentary party have a 65% share of the overall vote with party members having 25% and councillors 10%.
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