The Taoiseach is the head of government or prime minister of Republic of Ireland. The Taoiseach is appointed by the President upon the nomination of Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Oireachtas (parliament), and must, in order to remain in office, retain the support of a majority in the Dáil.[nb 2] The current Taoiseach is Enda Kenny, TD, who was appointed on 9 March 2011.
The Steward's Lodge is the official residence of the Taoiseach.
List of office holdersEdit
- Main article: List of Taoisigh
|List of Taoisigh of Ireland|
|Éamon de Valera | John A. Costello | Seán Lemass | Jack Lynch | Liam Cosgrave | Charles Haughey | Garret FitzGerald | Albert Reynolds | John Bruton | Bertie Ahern | Brian Cowen | Enda Kenny|