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Fine Gael
Leader Leo Varadkar TD
Deputy Leader Simon Coveney TD
Chairman Richard Bruton TD
Seanad Leader Senator Regina Doherty
President Leo Varadkar
Founders W. T. Cosgrave,
Eoin O'Duffy,
Frank MacDermot
Founded 8 September 1933 (1933-09-08)
Merger of
  • Cumann na nGaedheal
  • Army Comrades Association
  • National Centre Party
Headquarters 51 Upper Mount Street,
Dublin 2, D02 W924, Ireland
Youth wing Young Fine Gael
LGBT+ wing Fine Gael LGBT
Membership (2020) Increase30,000
Ideology
Political position Centre-right
European affiliation European People's Party
International affiliation Centrist Democrat International
European Parliament group European People's Party group
Colours      Blue
Slogan A future to Look Forward to
Dáil Éireann
35 / 160
Seanad Éireann
16 / 60
European Parliament
5 / 13
Local government
254 / 949

Fine Gael ( 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 part of the Government of Ireland and is and the second largest party in the Dáil Éireann. The party has a membership of 35,000. It is the senior partner governing with several independent politicians. It's party leader is Leo Varadkar, who served as Taoiseach from 2017 until 2020. 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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