The leader of Sinn Féin and a TD for Louth; previously an MP for West Belfast, though he did not take up his seat due to the party's policy of abstentionism. Adams has been an important part of the peace procss since the '80s. Numerous journalists have accused Adams of being a leader of the Provisional IRA during the 1970s but Adams has denied these claims and branded them as "libellous".
The Sinn Fein president told TheJournal.ie this week that while the “vast majority of TDs probably don’t take a sup at all” there were some who were drunk during the debate on legislation to liquidate IBRC.
Her death could have implications in the US due to a series of interviews in which she alleged that Gerry Adams was in the IRA. The interviews were conducted on the condition that they would not be released until after her death.
FRANCE HAS BECOME the 14th country to legalise same-sex marriage after President Francois Hollande signed the measure into law today following months of bitter political debate.
In Ireland last month, 79 per cent of delegates at the Constitutional Convention voted in favour of same-sex marriage but the Government will hold off on a referendum until next year despite the overwhelming support.
It comes two years after the legalisation of Civil Partnership.
Is another year too long for a referendum on gay marriage? Or, are you opposed to the idea entirely?
So today, we want to know what do you think. Would you welcome the legalisation of same-sex marriage in Ireland today, similar to France?
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