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#Sinn Féin

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Explainer: Why the DUP and Sinn Féin can't reach a deal on power-sharing in the North

Unlikely to reach a deal anytime soon, the Northern Irish Assembly will lie empty until autumn at the earliest.

# sinn-fein - Monday 3 July, 2017

'What's wrong with someone who wants to live through Irish?' - Sinn Féin hits back at DUP

Earlier, Arlene Foster said that Sinn Féin’s ‘shopping list’ is holding up a deal in the North.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Gerry Adams asks UK to not restore direct rule from Westminster in North

The Sinn Féin leader doesn’t expect a power-sharing deal to be reached in Northern Ireland by tomorrow.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Gerry Adams doesn't think power-sharing deal will be reached by Monday

Theresa May has called both Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill to outline her government’s desire to see a deal in the North.

# sinn-fein - Friday 30 June, 2017

Unionists have nothing to fear from a united Ireland

British identity can and must be accommodated in an agreed, united Ireland, writes Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Deadline missed: No deal reached in Stormont talks

The power-sharing assembly has been vacant since January.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

DUP and Sinn Féin have just 24 hours to reach a deal - so what happens if they don't?

An Irish Language Act, same-sex marriage and Arlene Foster’s resignation are the main issues that need to be agreed upon.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 25 June, 2017

The signatures of Collins, Griffith and Markievicz are all in this book (but Eamon de Valera's is not)

Exactly 100 years on from the historic East Clare by-election, an incredibly rare autograph book has made its way back to Ennis.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

'New politics, my foot': Mayhem in the Dáil as TDs get heated on Máire Whelan row

The government again faced fierce criticism for its handling of the appointment this evening.

# sinn-fein - Monday 19 June, 2017

Leo travels to London to discuss Brexit and Northern Ireland

The new Taoiseach will meet Theresa May at Downing Street today.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Gerry Adams: 'What kind of Irish leader would swear loyalty to the English Queen?'

Active abstentionism is about energetically representing citizens, writes Gerry Adams.

# sinn-fein - Friday 16 June, 2017

Arlene Foster on power-sharing: 'It takes two to tango and we're ready to dance'

Varadkar met with delegations from the Sinn Fein and DUP at Government Buildings today.

Fianna Fáil says there 'will be consequences' over judge's appointment

The party has called on the Attorney General to not accept her new Court of Appeal role.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 15 June, 2017

These Sinn Féin MPs were at Leinster House today to demand speaking time

Separately, Gerry Adams held talks with Theresa May. The British PM also spoke by phone with Leo Varadkar.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Poll: Should Sinn Féin MPs from the North be allowed to speak in the Dáil? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Sinn Féin MPs from the North be allowed to speak in the Dáil?

The calls come as the DUP look set to enter a coalition with the Tories.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

SDLP to meet with election office over claims votes were 'stolen' in constituency it lost to Sinn Féin

“This is a matter of public confidence and it is critical that all efforts are made to ensure that any malpractice is not tolerated.”

# sinn-fein - Monday 12 June, 2017

Blast from the past: David Trimble claims Sinn Féin is cynically exploiting Brexit for votes

Trimble says the party is avoiding negotiations.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Adams hits back at 'hurler on the ditch' Martin over Sinn Féin abstentionism

Sinn Féin stand in British general elections on an abstentionist platform. This is not a new policy.”

# sinn-fein - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Ex-Sinn Féin councillor gets 12 year sentence for waterboard torture ordeal of man at his home

A video of the the torture was recovered by garda í at Jonathan Dowdall’s home.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Special Criminal Court accepts allegations former councillor claimed he was in IRA

Jonathan Dowdall falsely imprisoned and waterboarded a man who came to his house looking to buy a motorbike.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

'It makes no sense': The HSE does not record the number of suicides at hospitals

Sinn Féin TD Pat Buckley wants the HSE to keep a record of all those who die by suicide in Irish hospitals.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn says IRA bombing campaign was 'completely wrong'

The UK Labour leader has been coming under pressure to clarify his stance on the IRA’s bombing campaign.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Leo Varadkar says Sinn Féin is "the greatest threat to our democracy"

The Fine Gael leadership hopeful added that he wants to “take them on”.

# sinn-fein - Monday 22 May, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn 'on the right side of history' - Sinn Féin

The UK Labour leader has been accused of failing to condemn the IRA’s bombing campaigns.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Waterford moneylending gang 'in hiding' as it owes money to Nigerian drug dealers

How locals defied violent threats to rid their community of the criminals.

Minister took 6 months to respond to allegations that gardaí entrapped people through informants

Sinn Fein TD made a series of allegations of wrongdoing by gardaí in a protected disclosure to Frances Fitzgerald.

# sinn-fein - Monday 15 May, 2017

Sinn Féin calls for Justice Minister to answer questions about alleged political phone tapping

The Sunday Independent’s Niall O’Connor exclusively reported yesterday that a politician’s election activist had their phone bugged.

# sinn-fein - Friday 5 May, 2017

Fianna Fáil AND Sinn Féin have called on Nóirín O'Sullivan to step down this evening

Political parties have rounded on the commissioner after “inconsistent” testimony to the PAC yesterday.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

The son of murdered solicitor Pat Finucane will run in the UK elections for Sinn Féin

John Finucane will run in North Belfast.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 30 April, 2017

'That could change the game': Bertie Ahern weighs in on Mary Lou as Sinn Féin leader

He also said he wouldn’t mind rejoining Fianna Fáil and said the EU deal on Northern Ireland was no big deal.

# sinn-fein - Friday 28 April, 2017

Former Sinn Féin councillor 'waterboarded and threatened to chop up man' court hears

The two men had met after Jonathan Dowdall had advertised a motorbike for sale on DoneDeal.ie.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

New York's Irish community turns out in droves to honour Martin McGuinness

Relatives and hundreds of members of the Irish community attended the month’s mind mass.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 22 April, 2017

59 members of the Defence Forces tested positive for illegal drugs in the past five years

23 of the drug takers had to buy their way out of their military contracts.

Five Sinn Féin members resign in Kildare over allegations of bullying

“We have been insulted, disrespected,” said councillor Sorcha O’Neill.

# sinn-fein - Friday 21 April, 2017

Family of woman shot at same time as Garda Tony Golden to sue Gardaí

An RTÉ Investigates programme broadcast last night called into question whether the man who shot Garda Golden and Siobhán Phillips was in fact a Garda informer.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

What does a UK election mean for Ireland? It could be good news you know...

… from a Brexit point of view at least. But could it bring about a border poll?

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Austin Stack says wording on Martin McGuinness's headstone is insulting

Stack called on Mary Lou McDonald to say if she recognises Oglaigh na hÉireann as being the legitimate army of the state.

# sinn-fein - Monday 17 April, 2017

Martin McGuinness' gravestone unveiled in Derry

“We have to govern by treating every single citizen equally” reads the tombstone.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Fine Gael back on top as latest opinion poll shows seven point surge

Enda Kenny’s party are one point ahead of Fianna Fáil.

# sinn-fein - Monday 10 April, 2017

Sinn Féin wants a new election if there's no deal in the North by weekend

Michelle O’Neill has slammed the DUP and the British government as the deadline to agree a deal approaches.