Tánaiste facts for kids
A Tánaiste (plural: Tánaistí) is the deputy head of the government of the Republic of Ireland.
Under the Irish Free State, the deputy leader was Deputy President of the Executive Council. In 1937 the title was changed to Tánaiste
In history, the tánaiste was the heir of the chief (taoiseach) or king (rí).
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