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# sinn-fein - Yesterday’s News

Sinn Féin vote paves the way for party to enter government as junior partner

Earlier today, Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin ruled out going into government with Sinn Féin.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Minister orders report into vaginal mesh devices after Irish women experience 'constant pain'

The health minister said he takes it “extraordinarily seriously” if anyone is experiencing pain as a result of a surgery in this country.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Sinn Féin TD says people need 'Minister Joe Duffy' to get action on harassment and bullying claims

“Why, in 2017, must women use the front pages of newspapers to achieve justice and a workplace free of harassment and bullying?”

# sinn-fein - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Sinn Féin councillor resigns, claiming he was subjected to 'litany of bullying behaviour'

Sinn Féin has said Seamus Morris’ resignation has come as “no surprise”.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Varadkar warns there should be no return to direct rule in phone call to Theresa May

The deadline to make a deal has already passed.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Direct rule or not, Northern Ireland's budget will be passed in Westminster

It comes after the failure of the DUP and Sinn Féin to reach a deal.

# sinn-fein - Friday 27 October, 2017

Can Sinn Féin and the DUP reach a deal in the North? We'll get an update today

A deep division has been exposed between the parties on the Irish language.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Sinn Féin the big loser in latest opinion poll

The latest opinion poll by Red C for the Sunday Business Post shows somewhat diminishing returns for Gerry Adams’ party.

# sinn-fein - Friday 20 October, 2017

Derry mayor refuses to meet Prince Charles during royal visit

Maolíosa McHugh cited Charles’ links to the Parachute Regiment that was responsible for the Bloody Sunday killings.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 19 October, 2017

'Workers are being told "bugger off, you're 65 now". It's not fair'

The Independent Alliance want Paschal Donohoe to give workers the option to work until the age of 66 if they choose.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Varadkar won't support motion which reverses pension cut for taking time out of the workforce

Many are angry that their State pension payments are significantly smaller than they would have been before 2012.

# sinn-fein - Friday 13 October, 2017

Chances of a Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil government just got a lot smaller

TD Shane Cassells said people shouldn’t be fooled by Gerry Adams’ ‘cuddly’ tweets.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Sinn Féin wants to abolish the property tax at a cost of €440 million

The party also proposes a 7% levy on incomes over €100,000.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Cork councillor with young baby back at work after discovering she's not entitled to maternity leave

Legislation states that a representative must resign if they haven’t attended a meeting in six months.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Fine Gael has jumped in the latest opinion poll to its highest level since the election

The party now commands a 30% level of support.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Sinn Féin expels three Wicklow councillors from party

One of the councillors, Gerry O’Neill, first heard the news from an RTÉ journalist.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Fine Gael is riding high in the latest opinion poll

It’s good news all round for Leo Varadkar this morning.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Fine Gael MEP says Ireland needs to re-examine its neutrality ahead of Brexit

Jean-Claude Juncker has called for the EU to implement plans for a common defence strategy

# sinn-fein - Sunday 10 September, 2017

The National Children's Hospital won't be named after a saint, but what should it be called?

The new name has come from a staff suggestion process, but hasn’t been revealed yet.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'The British don't care that every strand of the Good Friday Agreement is undermined by Brexit'

Sinn Féin’s deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald said her party want to be in government on both sides of the border.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Fresh calls for Garda Commissioner to step down after latest revelations about false breath tests

Questions are being raised after 500,000 more false garda breath tests have been found.

DUP MP says act for 'failing' Irish language would be discriminatory

Sammy Wilson says the language is in decline south of the border.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Adams denies 'toxic' party atmosphere as Sinn Féin councillor steps down over bullying claims

The party said it had investigated the allegations and found no evidence to support the Limerick councillor’s claims.

Gerry Adams will announce a schedule for Sinn Féin leadership change at the party's Ard Fheis

Adams insisted, however, that he will be leader for the next election.

# sinn-fein - Monday 4 September, 2017

'You’ve seen three people unfortunately die' - Fianna Fáil defends planned tax cut for builders

Barry Cowen TD thinks the proposal will stimulate construction.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Sinn Féin rejects Arlene Foster's Irish language proposal

Michelle O’Neill said the DUP has not acknowledged the reasons for Martin McGuinness’ resignation.

Adams says young people will be radicalised by the DUP’s refusal to embrace their rights

Unlikely to reach a deal anytime soon, the Northern Ireland Assembly has remained empty since January.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Patrick O'Donovan: 'I don't differentiate between atrocities'

The junior minister suggested in an interview that republicans were responsible for the Dublin-Monaghan bombings.

# sinn-fein - Monday 28 August, 2017

'It's ignorance': Sinn Féin calls for apology after junior minister blames party for Dublin-Monaghan bombing

Junior Minister for Finance Patrick O’Donovan questioned Sinn Féin’s involvement with the Dublin-Monaghan bombing over the weekend.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 24 August, 2017

92 on-duty ambulances involved in road 'incidents' so far this year

Since 2010, 892 incidents have happened on Irish roads involving National Ambulance Service vehicles.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Leo Varadkar to attend Belfast Pride event, but he won't attend the parade

The Taoiseach says he wants to express his support for equality for all in Northern Ireland.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 23 July, 2017

New poll shows Irish Government at its highest approval ratings since 2011

The election of Leo Varadkar as Taoiseach seems to have had a positive effect on the electorate from Fine Gael’s point of view.

'No victory was more emphatic than East Clare and no candidate more central to history'

De Valera’s win one hundred years ago was a milestone for Sinn Féin, writes Dr Daithí Ó Corráin.

# sinn-fein - Friday 21 July, 2017

People can now get the fuel allowance in two lump sums (rather than every week)

The news was welcomed by a number of parties.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

A post-Brexit trip to Belfast to buy a new TV will mean you'll pay duty plus VAT, says TD

Pearse Doherty said there will be big tax implications if the customs union ends.

Government accused of 'wilfully' releasing inaccurate homelessness figures

Eoin Ó Broin said that the Housing Department was “knowingly releasing incorrect monthly homeless figures”.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Yesterday's 12th of July was the 'most peaceful for some years and a model for years to come'

However, Sinn Féin is angry that a coffin with an effigy of Martin McGuinness was spotted on a loyalist bonfire.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Ballymun to be the site of 2,000 more homes to fight the housing crisis

Plans were approved last night by Dublin City Council.

Two fire crews attacked while responding to bonfire incidents in the North

The fire service responded to around 40 bonfire-related incidents last night.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Mother who has Parkinson's left in hospital for six months after home care application denied

Sinn Féin TD Mary Lou McDonald today told the Dáil of the story of Olivia Harte, a 41-year-old mother of two.

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