Fine Gael is currently the governing and largest party in Ireland. It has the most members of the Oireachtas and Irish members of European Parliament. The party has a membership of 35,000. It is the senior partner governing with several independent politicians. Party leader Leo Varadkar serves as Taoiseach. Varadkar succeeded Enda Kenny as party leader on 2 June 2017 and as Taoiseach on 14 June; Kenny had been leader since 2002, and Taoiseach since 2011.
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