Definition of Tánaiste in English:
The deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Ireland.
- Cork County Council yesterday agreed to ask both the Taoiseach and the Tánaiste to intervene.
- It had six of the fifteen cabinet posts and a special office of the Tánaiste was created, situated in government buildings, with its own staff and budget.
- The Tánaiste said the legislation would address the issue of charges in public institutions only.
Irish tánaiste, literally 'second in excellence'.