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Irish FAQ: Politics [4/10]
Section - 5) What are the political parties in the Republic?

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	The political parties represented in the Dáil and
	their current leaders are


	Fianna Fáil		Bertie Ahern
	http://www.fiannafail.ie/

	Fine Gael		John Bruton
	http://www.finegael.com/

	Labour Party		Ruairi Quinn
	http://www.labour.ie/

	Progressive Democrats	Mary Harney
	http://ireland.iol.ie/pd/

	Green Party		[unknown -- maybe no leader as such?]
	http://www.imsgrp.com/greenparty/

	Sinn Féin		Gerry Adams
	http://sinnfein.ie/



	[ This ignores the niceties of what is required to get the
	privileges (offices, staff allowances ) of a party in the Dáil. ]
	[ There are currently also seven independent TDs. ]

	The most recent election results are from the General Election
	of 6 June 1997.

	Representation in Parliament


	Fianna Fáil		77 seats
	Fine Gael		54 seats
	Labour			21 seats
	Progressive Democrats	4 seats
	Green Party		2 seats
	Sinn Féin		1 seats
	Socialist		1 seats
	Independent		7 seats



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Top Document: Irish FAQ: Politics [4/10]
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