Fine Gael Irish political party. It was founded in 1933, as a successor to the party under William Cosgrave that had held power since the inception of the Irish Free State. Overshadowed by Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael has held office only four times, always in coalition with the Labour Party (1948–51, 1954–57, 1973–77, 1994–97).
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