A Public Address by Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Prime Minister of Ireland


Associated Program:
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
Enda Kenny
Weatherhead Center for International Affairs

In this packed Forum, Irish Prime Minister Enda Kennedy addressed the Harvard community and answered several questions from the audience. He discussed the role of Ireland in today's growing economy, the historic and current value Ireland of Ireland to the United States, and compelled the US to continue to strengthen ties between the two countries. Addressing economic equality, trade and education, his speech spoke "to the mind and to the heart." He responded with perspective to questions about health care, nationalism and his country's Gaelic language, in an intriguing Forum moderated by Harvard Kennedy School Academic Dean Iris Bohnet.