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Gerry Adams: I don't need to be good at maths

“I’m good at politics,” the Sinn Féin president tells

GERRY ADAMS HAS insisted he does not need to be good maths despite ongoing criticism of his and Sinn Féin’s grasp of economic policy.

Amid ridicule from some on the government benches in recent weeks, the Sinn Féin leader has explained to today why he doesn’t have to be good at numbers:

Source: Video

During the wide-ranging interview – which we’ll be publishing over the coming days – Adams also discussed the current situation in Greece.

We asked what he thought of the left-wing Syriza government, which Sinn Féin closely aligns itself to, appearing to row back on some pre-election pledges.

Here’s what the Louth TD had to say:

Source: Video

All filming by Michelle Hennessy/

Read: Fine Gael dishes out a deep burn to Gerry Adams

More: Fine Gael has been throwing serious shade at Gerry Adams on Twitter

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