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#Sinn Féin

# sinn-fein - Thursday 19 April, 2018

'You're just going all over the place now': Eoghan and Eoin went at it on the radio today

The pair had a heated debate over the government’s housing record.

'They have not grasped the problem': Warnings government is not doing enough to stop evictions

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy on Tuesday got Cabinet approval for the general scheme of the new Residential Tenancies Bill.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Government to block proposals to close all places of work during Status Red weather alerts

During Storm Ophelia last year, there was confusion as to whether all businesses should close, and if people should go to work or remain at home.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Jim Daly says he wasn't slapped down over his comments about coalition with Sinn Féin

“You must have a valid reason for not doing business with Sinn Féin,” the junior minister said today.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

UK government suggestion that Sinn Féin is 'strongly influencing' Brexit negotiations greeted with derision

Brexit secretary David Davis made the claims at a conference in London yesterday.

# sinn-fein - Monday 9 April, 2018

Palestinian Authority invites Dublin's Lord Mayor to attend conference on Jerusalem

The Ardmhéara will attend a conference on the status of the City of Jerusalem at the invitation of the Palestinian Authority.

'It's about giving people rights': Assistance dogs could become exempt from dog licences

Currently guide dogs are the only type of assistance dog that do not need a licence.

# sinn-fein - Monday 2 April, 2018

UDA threat against journalist condemned

The NUJ has said it is concerned about the safety of the journalist and those close to them.

# sinn-fein - Friday 30 March, 2018

'You had the unionist guy saying to the Tory - 'you're not understanding what Sinn Féin is saying''

Years before the Good Friday Agreement, politicians came together at Glencree for unofficial, trust-building talks.

Explainer: What is the Good Friday Agreement?

The 20th anniversary of the landmark deal is being marked – here’s what’s in it.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Northern Ireland same-sex marriage bill passes first stage in House of Lords

Northern Ireland remains the only part of the UK where same-sex marriage is still banned.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Sinn Féin senator who retweeted post calling IRA victim a 'sadist' makes 'sincere apology' in Seanad

Máire Devine has been suspended from Sinn Féin over her tweets about the late Brian Stack.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 24 March, 2018

'What are Sinn Féin delivering? Absolutely nothing' - Foster says DUP won't be held to 'ransom'

Both parties have been deadlocked now for over 14 months.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Dáil votes to abolish Strategic Communications Unit Scu

Dáil votes to abolish Strategic Communications Unit

A total of 85 TDs voted in favour of the motion.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Sinn Féin TD Carol Nolan suspended after voting against abortion referendum

Sinn Féin Whip Aengus Ó Snodaigh told Nolan that she had been suspended for a period of three months.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Sinn Féin has had a very bumpy few years on social media - how will it weather this latest storm?

Mary Lou McDonald has said she seeks to reform and modernise the party, part of that will require a rethinking of how reps use social media.

McDonald: Sinn Féin Senator's suspension for 'unacceptable' retweet is a 'severe' punishment

Senator Máire Devine has been suspended for three months.

# sinn-fein - Monday 19 March, 2018

Sinn Féin moves Ard Fheis forward to June to sort Eighth Amendment policy

Mary Lou McDonald said the Amendment has caused “an alphabet soup of misery”.

Mary Lou says senator who retweeted post calling IRA victim a 'sadist' made 'catastrophic error'

Máire Devine has been suspended from Sinn Féin for three months.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 18 March, 2018

The Sinn Féin bookstore made €350,000 last year... but things could still be better

The company has closed its retail outlet and now concentrates on internet sales.

Sinn Féin gets Mary Lou bounce in latest opinion poll

Fine Gael is less popular, but people are happier with the government.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Republican Congressman linked to Trump's travel ban to be honoured at Irish-American event

Leo Varadkar said he is comfortable with tonight’s event, stating he doesn’t have to agree 100% with everyone’s views.

Mary Lou on not being invited to the White House: 'I don't feel snubbed'

Former Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams and DUP MP Ian Paisley Jr have been invited.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Northern MLAs could have their pay docked by over €15,000 while Stormont remains down

Secretary of State Karen Bradley ‘is minded’ to reduce their pay.

# sinn-fein - Monday 12 March, 2018

Mary Lou and Arlene haven't been invited to the White House - but Gerry Adams and Ian Paisley Jr have

The leaders of both parties are traditionally invited to the annual White House Patrick’s Day reception.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 11 March, 2018

# sinn-fein - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Northern Ireland budget to include £410 million from DUP deal with Conservatives

The budget also sets out £80 million in support of immediate health and education pressure.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Sinn Féin's Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin to step down at end of Dáil term

Gerry Adams paid tribute to the “tireless representative” this evening.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

30 years ago a trio of killings sparked one of the darkest, most bizarre, fortnights of The Troubles

The shooting dead of three IRA members on the British territory of Gibraltar sent the North into a frenzy.

# sinn-fein - Monday 26 February, 2018

Former Sinn Féin councillor awarded €3,500 in RTÉ defamation case

The case related to comments made during a live radio broadcast in 2015.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

The Council of Europe has told the UK to pass laws to protect the Irish language

The issue has been at the centre of the dispute at Stormont.

Mary Lou McDonald wasn't impressed after meeting Theresa May in London

The new Sinn Féin leader says the British Prime Minister has ‘no plan’.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Most of those living in Ireland think the Irish language should be legally protected in the North

An Irish language act has become one of the main stumbling blocks in talks aimed at relaunching the Stormont government.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 17 February, 2018

No quiet retirement for Gerry Adams, as Mary Lou has big plans to put him to work

In a wide-ranging interview, Mary Lou McDonald talks party reform, bullying, and why she won’t be asking Gerry Adams to run for President of Ireland.

'A standstill is completely unacceptable': Sinn Féin to meet Varadkar and May over Stormont deadlock

Mary Lou McDonald said there is “no question of a return to direct rule” from Westminister in the North.

# sinn-fein - Friday 16 February, 2018

McDonald: 'If the DUP crashed this thinking that they would return to the bosom of direct rule, they thought wrong'

In a wide-ranging interview, the Sinn Féin leader said her party still has the political will to get back around the table for talks.

'Mixed messages' 'Thumbs up' 'A cock-up': Here's some of the reactions to the government's grand plan for Ireland

A ‘marketing exercise’ or a ‘vision for Ireland’: Political parties and stakeholders give their view.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 15 February, 2018

McDonald: 'Three language acts were included in draft DUP deal, but no agreement on marriage equality'

DUP leader Arlene Foster yesterday said that talks between her party and Sinn Féin had failed on the issue of the Irish language.

There has been a big falling out among councillors over social housing plans for Dublin's newest town

Four Independent councillors were removed from an alliance over disagreements.

'Angry' farmers fear new sheep inspections will put pregnant ewes at risk

Sheep farmer representatives plan to meet with government officials to discuss their problems with the inspections.

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