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In pictures: Enda Kenny in Laois – the Taoiseach is stepping down

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny with four year old Orla Creery, Stradbally on his walkabout in Laois Shopping Centre, Portlaoise to promote a Yes vote in the Fiscal Union Treaty. Picture: Alf Harvey.

Enda Kenny is to step down as leader of Fine Gael at midnight tonight.

He will stay on as acting leader of the party and as Taoiseach as the contest to succeed him gets under way.

Sources at Leinster House have confirmed to theJournal.ie that Christina Finn that the parliamentary party will vote for his successor on Friday, June 2 – just ahead of the bank holiday weekend.

Here we take a look at some of the images from some of Enda Kenny’s trips to Laois over the years.

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Steven Miller is owner and managing editor of LaoisToday.ie. From Laois, Steven studied Journalism in DCU and has 14 years experience in the media, almost 10 of those in an editorial role. Husband of Emily, father of William and Lillian, he's happiest when he's telling stories or kicking a point.