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Enda Kenny Spent €130K On Travel During His Last Four Months As Taoiseach

By mariemadden

August 28, 2017 at 6:46am

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Enda Kenny spent over €140,000 on travel during his final months in office, it has been revealed.

According to The Sunday Business Post, the outgoing Taoiseach took several high-profile trips after announcing his intention to leave the office, visiting New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Chicago, Rome and Berlin.

His annual seven-day trip to the US for St Patrick's Day cost the taxpayer €77,000, with Kenny's wife Fionnuala and seven staff staying at hotels that cost between €132 and €667 per person per night.

Almost €4,000 was also spent on photography during the US trip.

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