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Fine Gael

Pronunciation: /ˌfiːnə ˈɡeɪl/
/ˌfʲinʲə ˈɡeːl/
One of the two major political parties of the Republic of Ireland (the other being Fianna Fáil). Founded in 1923 as Cumann na nGaedheal, it changed its name in 1933. It has advocated the concept of a united Ireland achieved by peaceful means.

Origin

Irish, literally 'tribe of Gaels'.

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