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#Gerry Adams

# gerry-adams - Friday 25 March, 2022

Court orders Gerry Adams to pay legal costs of pretrial motions in defamation action against BBC
# Courts
# Courts

Court orders Gerry Adams to pay legal costs of pretrial motions in defamation action against BBC

Mar 25th 2022, 3:26 PM 15,603 Views 0 Comments

The action relates to BBC reporting about the murder of Denis Donaldson, who worked for decades as a spy for the British.

# gerry-adams - Friday 11 March, 2022

Gerry Adams fails to have parts of BBC's defence in his defamation claim struck out
# Court
# Court

Gerry Adams fails to have parts of BBC's defence in his defamation claim struck out

Mar 11th 2022, 2:29 PM 14,899 Views 0 Comments

Court also orders former Sinn Féin leader to discover certain related documents for the case.

# gerry-adams - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

British officials were 'apoplectic' after Gerry Adams was granted a US visa in 1994
# New York
# New York

British officials were 'apoplectic' after Gerry Adams was granted a US visa in 1994

Dec 28th 2021, 12:02 AM 40,427 Views 49 Comments

London was said to be ‘apoplectic’ about the decision to grant the visa to the Sinn Féin leader.

# gerry-adams - Monday 20 December, 2021

Electorate should have a say before Taoiseach role rotates back to Varadkar, McDonald insists
# The Big Interview
# The Big Interview

Electorate should have a say before Taoiseach role rotates back to Varadkar, McDonald insists

Dec 20th 2021, 8:00 PM 46,983 Views 94 Comments
  • The Sinn Féin leader has said her party is actively preparing for another general election.
  • McDonald says she doesn't think the use of statements like 'Tiocfaidh ár lá' puts people off voting for her party.
  • The government's handling of the pandemic has been "a mess" of late, she says.

# gerry-adams - Thursday 16 December, 2021

Mary Lou McDonald says she won't be asking Gerry Adams to apologise over Christmas video
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

Mary Lou McDonald says she won't be asking Gerry Adams to apologise over Christmas video

Dec 16th 2021, 4:19 PM 48,159 Views 91 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader said there was nothing “malicious” behind the video which was part of a fundraising campaign for Foyle Rescue.

# gerry-adams - Wednesday 15 December, 2021

BBC will claim Gerry Adams was in the IRA as defence in defamation claim, High Court hears
# Defamation Trial
# Defamation Trial

BBC will claim Gerry Adams was in the IRA as defence in defamation claim, High Court hears

Dec 15th 2021, 7:04 PM 26,244 Views 0 Comments

The broadcaster will also argue in its defence that Mr Adams was a leading member of the IRA during its campaign of violence throughout the troubles.

# gerry-adams - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

Gerry Adams challenges aspects of BBC defences ahead of defamation trial
# High Court
# High Court

Gerry Adams challenges aspects of BBC defences ahead of defamation trial

Dec 14th 2021, 7:41 PM 14,758 Views 0 Comments

The BBC denies defamation.

Ó Broin says an apology from Gerry Adams over Christmas video would be 'helpful'
# Gerry Adams
# Gerry Adams

Ó Broin says an apology from Gerry Adams over Christmas video would be 'helpful'

Dec 14th 2021, 10:51 AM 57,436 Views 69 Comments

The company who created the sketch, Ferry Clever, has since taken down the video.

# gerry-adams - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Banner threat to Gerry Adams being investigated as hate crime
# Threat
# Threat

Banner threat to Gerry Adams being investigated as hate crime

Feb 10th 2021, 6:29 PM 41,338 Views 28 Comments

It appeared at the front railings of Belfast City Hall on Saturday.

# gerry-adams - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Mary Lou McDonald and Gerry Adams join crowds at funeral of senior republican Bobby Storey
# Belfast
# Belfast

Mary Lou McDonald and Gerry Adams join crowds at funeral of senior republican Bobby Storey

Updated Jun 30th 2020, 4:57 PM 58,367 Views 174 Comments

Politicians in Northern Ireland criticised the large crowds who gathered for the funeral, despite pandemic restrictions.

# gerry-adams - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

UK Supreme Court quashes Gerry Adams' 1970s convictions for attempted Maze Prison escapes
# Maze Prison
# Maze Prison

UK Supreme Court quashes Gerry Adams' 1970s convictions for attempted Maze Prison escapes

Updated May 13th 2020, 10:01 AM 65,898 Views 132 Comments

Adams attempted to escape from the Maze on Christmas Eve 1973 and again in July 1974.

# gerry-adams - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Mary Lou is hoping to ride the crest of a wave of support all the way to the US this Patrick's Day
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

Mary Lou is hoping to ride the crest of a wave of support all the way to the US this Patrick's Day

Mar 1st 2020, 11:30 AM 22,689 Views 56 Comments

The party has never had much trouble in drumming up support in the States – though this year’s election result is likely to add to its publicity.

# gerry-adams - Sunday 19 January, 2020

Retiring TDs reflect on Enda and Leo, their time in the Dáil and the 'slowness' of the system
# Slán
# Slán

Retiring TDs reflect on Enda and Leo, their time in the Dáil and the 'slowness' of the system

Jan 19th 2020, 7:30 AM 30,493 Views 51 Comments

Eighteen TDs who were elected in 2016 have decided not to run in the general election – but what have some of them learnt.

# gerry-adams - Thursday 16 January, 2020

'I've won the bet': With the election called Gerry Adams can cut his hair, but he's undecided about getting the chop

'I've won the bet': With the election called Gerry Adams can cut his hair, but he's undecided about getting the chop

Jan 16th 2020, 3:17 PM 59,983 Views 94 Comments

Adams said the long hair came about because of a bet with Martin Ferris.

# gerry-adams - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Gerry Adams urges government to adopt Emma De Souza's citizenship battle
# Good Friday Agreement
# Good Friday Agreement

Gerry Adams urges government to adopt Emma De Souza's citizenship battle

Dec 4th 2019, 11:02 PM 16,532 Views 54 Comments

De Souza is appealing a ruling by UK immigration courts that those born in Northern Ireland are automatically British.

# gerry-adams - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Gerry Adams’ prison escape convictions are unsafe, UK Supreme Court hears
# Maze Prison
# Maze Prison

Gerry Adams’ prison escape convictions are unsafe, UK Supreme Court hears

Updated Nov 19th 2019, 9:17 PM 39,132 Views 37 Comments

The former Sinn Féin leader claims two convictions he received in the 70s were unlawful.

# gerry-adams - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Veteran IRA member claims Gerry Adams lied when he denied being a member of the organisation
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Veteran IRA member claims Gerry Adams lied when he denied being a member of the organisation

Sep 17th 2019, 12:40 PM 28,567 Views 106 Comments

The Louth TD has repeatedly denied accusations that he was a member of the paramilitary organisation.

# gerry-adams - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

LMFM apologises to Gerry Adams over 'false and defamatory' comments about IRA murder
# Apology
# Apology

LMFM apologises to Gerry Adams over 'false and defamatory' comments about IRA murder

Jul 3rd 2019, 11:10 AM 23,961 Views 0 Comments

The comments were made during interviews on two days earlier this year.

# gerry-adams - Monday 25 February, 2019

Liam Adams dies in custody of terminal cancer aged 63
# Belfast
# Belfast

Liam Adams dies in custody of terminal cancer aged 63

Feb 25th 2019, 11:57 AM 56,825 Views 42 Comments

The brother of Gerry Adams was serving a 16-year prison sentence for raping and abusing his daughter.

# gerry-adams - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

'Michael D is a formidable president': Adams says Sinn Féin was never going to win Áras election
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

'Michael D is a formidable president': Adams says Sinn Féin was never going to win Áras election

Dec 12th 2018, 3:36 PM 20,946 Views 43 Comments

Adams says that Sinn Féin did not engage with its voters.

# gerry-adams - Friday 23 November, 2018

UK Supreme Court will hear Gerry Adams' case to overturn prison escape convictions
# Long Kesh
# Long Kesh

UK Supreme Court will hear Gerry Adams' case to overturn prison escape convictions

Nov 23rd 2018, 3:02 PM 14,394 Views 0 Comments

During his second internment, Adams tried to escape twice – on Christmas Eve, December 1973 and again in July 1974.

# gerry-adams - Monday 3 September, 2018

Mary Lou's first Sinn Féin think-in as leader to focus on Irish unity, Brexit and post offices
# Party Get Together
# Party Get Together

Mary Lou's first Sinn Féin think-in as leader to focus on Irish unity, Brexit and post offices

Sep 3rd 2018, 6:10 AM 8,898 Views 48 Comments

This is the first year McDonald is leading the event as party leader.

# gerry-adams - Monday 27 August, 2018

Who Tweeted It: Gerry Adams Or Jedward?
# Twitter Talk
From The Daily Edge
# Twitter Talk

Who Tweeted It: Gerry Adams Or Jedward?

Aug 27th 2018, 9:00 PM 5,122 Views 0 Comments

Deceptively difficult to decipher their Tweets.

# gerry-adams - Sunday 12 August, 2018

'I want the organisation to be friendly, respectful': Mary Lou McDonald on the continuing SF bullying claims
# Sunday Interview
# Sunday Interview

'I want the organisation to be friendly, respectful': Mary Lou McDonald on the continuing SF bullying claims

Aug 12th 2018, 12:05 AM 16,984 Views 66 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie, the Sinn Féin leader discusses bullying, the upcoming presidential election,and Gerry Adams’ cooking.

# gerry-adams - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Gerry Adams is publishing a cookbook and it'll be out for Christmas
# The Negotiators
# The Negotiators

Gerry Adams is publishing a cookbook and it'll be out for Christmas

Aug 7th 2018, 6:33 PM 26,588 Views 113 Comments

The former Sinn Féin president has already published numerous memoirs and historical books.

# gerry-adams - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Man arrested after explosive attack on Gerry Adams' home
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Man arrested after explosive attack on Gerry Adams' home

Jul 18th 2018, 7:52 AM 13,860 Views 56 Comments

The man is being held on suspicion of criminal damage.

# gerry-adams - Monday 16 July, 2018

CCTV footage shows moment explosive device was thrown at home of Gerry Adams
# Attack
# Attack

CCTV footage shows moment explosive device was thrown at home of Gerry Adams

Jul 16th 2018, 10:13 AM 27,961 Views 33 Comments

Sinn Féin is holding a rally in West Belfast this evening in light of the incident.

# gerry-adams - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Overnight fire at all-girls secondary school in Co Louth
# Blaze
# Blaze

Overnight fire at all-girls secondary school in Co Louth

May 12th 2018, 12:03 PM 15,134 Views 3 Comments

Nobody was injured in the fire.

# gerry-adams - Friday 4 May, 2018

Gerry Adams quotes Bobby Sands and hails 'historic moment' at Basque peace conference
# Reconciliation
# Reconciliation

Gerry Adams quotes Bobby Sands and hails 'historic moment' at Basque peace conference

May 4th 2018, 12:47 PM 17,340 Views 91 Comments

The former Sinn Féin leader was speaking at a Basque peace conference today.

# gerry-adams - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Mayor of New York declares today as Gerry Adams Day
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Mayor of New York declares today as Gerry Adams Day

Mar 17th 2018, 12:41 PM 46,247 Views 191 Comments

Mayor Bill De Blasio paid tribute to Adams for his pursuit of a united Ireland.

# gerry-adams - Friday 16 March, 2018

An American company caused a stir by naming a beer after Gerry Adams
# Revolution Adams
From The Daily Edge
# Revolution Adams

An American company caused a stir by naming a beer after Gerry Adams

Mar 16th 2018, 2:09 PM 2,779 Views 3 Comments

Revolution Brewing has since removed any mention of the beer from their social media and website.

# gerry-adams - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Mary Lou on not being invited to the White House: 'I don't feel snubbed'
# Lost In The Post
# Lost In The Post

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

Mar 14th 2018, 9:01 PM 22,332 Views 59 Comments

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

# gerry-adams - Monday 12 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 12th 2018, 12:25 PM 38,781 Views 141 Comments

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

# gerry-adams - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 6th 2018, 6:03 AM 69,139 Views 94 Comments

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

# gerry-adams - Sunday 11 February, 2018

'Sisters are doin' it for themselves': Disco music heralds Sinn Féin into a new dawn
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

'Sisters are doin' it for themselves': Disco music heralds Sinn Féin into a new dawn

Feb 11th 2018, 6:00 AM 13,796 Views 63 Comments

The new Sinn Féin leader knows she has to modernise the party to make it fit for purpose.

# gerry-adams - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald is the new leader of Sinn Féin
# Slán Gerry
# Slán Gerry

Mary Lou McDonald is the new leader of Sinn Féin

Feb 10th 2018, 3:34 PM 17,530 Views 118 Comments

In her speech, McDonald said “we are the generation of republicans who will see the rising of the moon”.

Mary Lou McDonald to lay out her vision to 'modernise' the Sinn Féin party
# Saying Goodbye
# Saying Goodbye

Mary Lou McDonald to lay out her vision to 'modernise' the Sinn Féin party

Feb 10th 2018, 1:00 PM 25,910 Views 161 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald will take over from Gerry Adams today, who has led the party for 34 years.

These are the big tests facing Mary Lou as she fills Gerry's shoes
# Behind The Wheel
# Behind The Wheel

These are the big tests facing Mary Lou as she fills Gerry's shoes

Feb 10th 2018, 10:00 AM 12,609 Views 114 Comments

Today she becomes Sinn Féin leader, but what next?

# gerry-adams - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Vincent Browne returns to our screens with documentary on life of Gerry Adams
# Gerry Adams
# Gerry Adams

Vincent Browne returns to our screens with documentary on life of Gerry Adams

Feb 6th 2018, 1:33 PM 16,285 Views 87 Comments

Gerry Adams: War, Peace and Politics airs this Wednesday and Thursday at 9pm on TV3.

# gerry-adams - Monday 22 January, 2018

Nominations for the deputy leadership of SF open today - so far there's just one candidate
# Michelle O'Neill
# Michelle O'Neill

Nominations for the deputy leadership of SF open today - so far there's just one candidate

Jan 22nd 2018, 7:48 AM 14,348 Views 90 Comments

Michelle O’Neill said she wanted to join Mary Lou McDonald in the leadership of the party.

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