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President: Michael D. Higgins (LAB) · Taoiseach: Enda Kenny (FG) · Governing parties: FG
Legislative elections: Dáil Éireann, 5-year term, 158 seats (2011: 166), STV:

Party 2016 2011
Fine Gael (FG)
Family of the Irish
Liberal conservatism
Christian democracy 

  
25,5% 50 36,1% 76
Fianna Fáil (FF)
Soldiers of Destiny
Conservatism
  

  
24,3% 44 17,5% 20
Sinn Féin (SF)
We Ourselves
United Ireland
Democratic socialism
 
  

  
13,8% 23 9,9% 14
Labour Party (LAB)
 
Social democracy
  

  
6,6% 7 19,5% 37
Anti Austerity Alliance - People Before Profit (AAA-PBP)
[2011: SP+PBP] 
Socialism 
Trotskyism 
 
  

  
3,9% 6 2,2% 4
Social Democrats (SD)
   
Social democracy
  
 
  

  
3,0% 3 - -
Green Party (GP)
 
Green politics
  

  
2,7% 2 1,8% -
Independents  17,2%  23  12,5%  15
Others  3,0% - 0,4% -
Total - 158 - 166
Turnout 65,2% 70,0%

 © 2016 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: RTÉ (http://www.rte.ie).

Archive: Elections (1948-2011).