Taoiseach means the head of Government or the prime minister of Ireland.
The Taoiseach has a major role to play in our relations with foreign countries.
The Taoiseach represents Ireland abroad and regularly meets with the other heads of state of the European Union to help shape European policy.
Enda Kenny is the 13th Taoiseach since March 2011. He was born in 1951 in Derrywash in Co. Mayo.