Fine Gael


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Fine Gael

(ˈfɪnə ˈɡɛːl)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) one of the major political parties in the Republic of Ireland, formed in 1933
[from Irish Gaelic fine tribe, race + Gael of the Gaels]
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The crisis within Fine Gael appears to have been defused for the minute with most members who spoke urging the party to move on.
But voting for Fine Gael is a bit like turkeys voting for Christmas.
More recently though, Fine Gael has announced a policy that could wreck the tax benefits we have planned for Irish workers.
The saga started when it emerged Fine Gael handed its Seanad hopeful a position on the board of the Irish Museum of Modern Art just six days before he was confirmed as their nominee.
For the first time, the Fine Gael leader came in first at 31 per cent.
In fact all has not been well in Fine Gael for a very long time.
You see you don't have to know anything about modern art to get appointed to any State board - you just need to be a failed Fine Gael election candidate.
And Mr Martin also claimed he did not think that Fine Gael and Labour would make good coalition partners.
For the Irish Sunday People has learned that Fine Gael was last night rife with rumours that it is preparing to dump its leader.
Fine Gael want to alter that to help the higher paid but Labour is pushing for an increase in the Universal Social Charge for those people.
But Mr Gilmore fought back yesterday and accused Fine Gael of trying to pinch Labour voters by pretending they favour high taxes.
Fianna Fail topped the poll but only managed to take one seat while Fine Gael managed to claim three.