The Prime Minister of Ireland ENDA Kenny, leader of Fine Gael, announced Wednesday that he was leaving his post, promising that they would continue to serve as Prime Minister until the Parliament elects a successor.
About it writes on 17 may, the news service of the BBC.
The reason for the resignation of the 66-year-old Kenny, who was elected to the post in 2011, became the divisions in his own party, dissatisfied with his leadership. At the party meeting, he said that the new head of government will be appointed no later than 2 June.
Primaries in the party Fine Gael will begin tomorrow, may 18. Leader of the two candidates: gay Leo Varadkar, the son of immigrants from India, and Simon Coveney, whose father is a Minister in the government of the country.
The head of the government of Ireland announced the resignation: successor – gay-immigrant and the son of the Minister