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President: Michael D. Higgins (LAB) · Taoiseach: Enda Kenny (FG) · Governing parties: FG, LAB
          · Legislative elections: Dáil Éireann, 5-year term, 166 seats, STV:

Party 2011 2007
Fine Gael (FG)
Family of the Irish
Liberal conservatism
Christian democracy 
EPP  
 

  
36,1% 76 27,3% 51
Labour Party (LAB)
 
Social democracy
  
PES  
  

  
19,4% 37 10,1% 20
Fianna Fáil (FF)
Soldiers of Destiny
Conservatism
  
ALDE 
 

  
17,4% 20 41,6% 78
Sinn Féin (SF)
We Ourselves
United Ireland
Democratic socialism 
 
  

  
9,9% 14 6,9% 4
Green Party (GP)
 
Green politics
  
EGP  
 

  
1,8% - 4,7% 6
Socialist Party (SP)
 
Trotskyism 
 
 
  

  
1,2% 2 0,6% -
People Before Profit Alliance (PBP)
 
Trotskyism 
 
 
  

  
1,0% 2 0,5% -
Progressive Democrats (PD)
[dissolved in 2009] 
Liberalism 
 
ALDE  
 
  - - 2,7% 2
Independents  12,6%  15 5,2% 5
Others 0,6% - 0,4% -
Total - 166 - 166
Turnout 70,0% 67,0%

 © 2011 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: RTÉ (http://www.rte.ie).

Archive: Governments · Elections (1948-2007).