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Fine Gael (/ˌfnə ˈɡl/ FEE-nə-_-gayl; English: Family or Tribe of the Irish) is a centre-right liberal conservative political party in the Republic of Ireland.

Fine Gael is currently the governing and largest party in Ireland. It has the most members of the Oireachtas and Irish members of European Parliament. The party has a membership of 35,000. It is the senior partner governing with several independent politicians. Party leader Leo Varadkar serves 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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