Fine Gael is the largest of the two parties governing Ireland. It has over 30,000 members, almost 100 representatives in the Irish Parliament (Oireachtas) and 235 representatives at local authority level, all of whom have a record of delivering for their constituents and the country at large. In the European Parliament, Fine Gael is a member of the European Peoples’ Party, the largest political grouping.
Enda Kenny TD is Taoiseach (Prime Minister) and the Leader of Fine Gael. He has spelled out his vision of a party of the progressive centre, focusing on the rights and responsibilities of all citizens. Elected as leader in 2002, Enda Kenny TD is the most successful leader in the Party's history.
He is leading the Government in the implementation of an ambitious programme that will stimulate national recovery, get people back to work and ensure social progress.
Fine Gael has a history of reforming, progressive government, balancing the need for economic development with ensuring everyone shares the benefits of growth. Fine Gael bases its outlook on key principles: Equality of Opportunity, Enterprise and Reward, Security, Integrity and Hope.