Our fearless leader [Enda Kenny] is in the Paddypower HQ this morning to blow about some jobs thing and how the good times are here. What he’s failing to notice though is the fact that the HR [Human Resources] ones in here are running around getting people to move from their normal desks to fill up empty desks where Enda will be walking by to make the place look busier and fuller than it normally is. North Korea at its finest!
Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s trip to Atlanta and Washington DC to mark St Patrick’s Day and (above) left hangin’ in the White House.
Busy, in fairness.
From top: Atlanta Parade;At an American Ireland Gala Fund dinner; with Vice President Joe Biden and Fionnulla Kenny; with Republican leader John Boehner (right); with President Obama under a portrait of George Washington; leaving the White House.
(Photocall Ireland/DFA, video via Buzzfeed)
Health Minister Leo Varadkar with Irish Ambassador Sonja Hyland and unidentified Mexico City official at the temporary renaming of Zapata Metro Station in Mexico City to San Patricio for St Patrick’s Day.
Taoiseach and Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny and Tanaiste and Labour Party Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton speak to the media on the ‘Government Progress Report on Recovery’ at Government Buildings.
The harp podium-filled hoo ha marks the Government’s fourth year in office and outlined report on progress made in relation to the ‘Agreed Programme for Government and the Statement of Government Priorities 2014′,
As well as outlining priorities for the next 12 months.