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Ireland's new Prime Minister Enda Kenny to take power

Ireland's new government is set to take power on Wednesday, as the Irish parliament meets for the first time since last month's general election.

Enda Kenny of the centre-right Fine Gael party will become prime minister, leading a coalition administration with the centre-left Labour party.

Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams will also take take a seat in the parliament for the first time.

Mark Simpson reports from Dublin.

  • 09 Mar 2011
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