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US Vice President Joe Biden (L) poses for a photo with Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny (L) and his wife Fionnula, at the Naval Observatory March 17, 2011 for a St Patrick's Day breakfast in Washington, DC Photo by: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Irish leader Enda Kenny's St. Patrick's Day United States trip cost $127,000

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US Vice President Joe Biden (L) poses for a photo with Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny (L) and his wife Fionnula, at the Naval Observatory March 17, 2011 for a St Patrick's Day breakfast in Washington, DC Photo by: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s crazed St. Patrick’s Day schedule included 26 hours on a government jet costing  $127,000.

Kenny flew in comfort  to New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, and of course Washington DC.  

Another $31,000 was used in the transportation of Justice Minister Alan Shatter to Israel and Lebanon earlier on St. Patrick’s Day. 

The Irish Independent reported that in response, Sinn Fein TD Sandra McClellan found the cost of other ministerial flights would have been just under $120,000 for Kenny. 

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern spent a reported $732,000 in 2007. 

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