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Fine Gael: Centre-right liberal-conservative political party in the Republic of Ireland, one of two leading parties since 1933
Fine Gael is a liberal-conservative political party in Ireland. Fine Gael is currently the third-largest party in Ireland in terms of members of the Oireachtas and first-largest in terms of Irish members of the European Parliament. The party has a membership of 21,000. From 2016 to 2020 Fine Gael was the senior partner governing in a minority coalition with several independent politicians, with party leader Leo Varadkar serving as Taoiseach. Varadkar succeeded Enda Kenny as party leader on 2 June 2017 and as Taoiseach on 14 June; Kenny had been leader since 2002, and Taoiseach since 2011.

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Weather: Sinn Fein leader condemns political rivals during Athlone visit

Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald has criticised her political rivals during a visit to flood-hit Athlone in Co Meath. Her comments come ahead of a meeting between the leaders of Fine Gael and Fianna..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:36Published
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Leo Varadkar: Fine Gael preparing to go into opposition

Leo Varadkar has said his party is preparing to go into opposition in the new Dail. After a six-hour parliamentary party meeting on Monday, the Fine Gael leader said he "relishes the challenge" to lead..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:52Published
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Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein is ready to enter government in Ireland and it would be undemocratic to exclude it, leader Mary Lou McDonald said on Sunday after tallies indicated her party narrowly..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:37Published
Sinn Fein top the first preferences in Irish General Election [Video]

Sinn Fein top the first preferences in Irish General Election

The shape of Ireland’s next government remains uncertain after a historic General Election saw Sinn Fein crash the long-standing domination of Fianna Fail and Fine Gael. While counting will continue..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:21Published
Counting under way in Ireland's General Election [Video]

Counting under way in Ireland's General Election

Counting is under way following Ireland's General Election. An exit poll has indicated an extraordinary statistical dead heat between Fine Gael, Sinn Fein and Fianna Fail - with the three within a..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:06Published
Ireland elections: Exit poll has 3 main parties almost tied [Video]

Ireland elections: Exit poll has 3 main parties almost tied

Identical share of vote projected for PM's Fine Gael party, centre-right rivals Fianna Fail and left-wing Sinn Fein.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:37Published
Ireland votes in 'three-horse race' to form next government [Video]

Ireland votes in 'three-horse race' to form next government

Historically dominated by Fine Gael and Fianna Fail, three-way race led by Sinn Fein is new dynamic for Ireland.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:28Published
Candidates vote as Ireland heads to the polls [Video]

Candidates vote as Ireland heads to the polls

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar cast his ballot in Dublin on Saturday, in a general election that is likely to remove him from power. Emer McCarthy reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:33Published
Irish General Election: Leaders vote in close-run poll [Video]

Irish General Election: Leaders vote in close-run poll

Irish premier Leo Varadkar is fighting to win a third successive term in government for his Fine Gael party, as opinion polls show Sinn Fein is on course to challenge the status quo.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:49Published
Sinn Fein on the brink of power as Ireland heads to polls [Video]

Sinn Fein on the brink of power as Ireland heads to polls

If Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald can turn the Irish nationalist party's opinion poll lead into a historic election breakthrough this week, it will be healthcare and housing not their signature..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 03:11Published

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