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#Leader Interviews

# leader-interviews - Monday 4 March, 2013

Gerry Adams: The Taoiseach’s salary undermines his agenda
# Gerry Adams
# Gerry Adams

Gerry Adams: The Taoiseach’s salary undermines his agenda

Mar 4th 2013, 7:05 AM 6,964 Views 106 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie, the Sinn Féin president also revealed which government policies his party actually supports and explained why Croke Park II is a bad deal.

# leader-interviews - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Gerry Adams: 'I’ll certainly lead Sinn Féin into the next election'
# Political Future
# Political Future

Gerry Adams: 'I’ll certainly lead Sinn Féin into the next election'

Mar 3rd 2013, 8:05 AM 5,576 Views 109 Comments

The Sinn Féin president told TheJournal.ie this week that he did not believe questions about IRA membership – and his repeated denials – were damaging his party’s electoral prospects.

# leader-interviews - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Gerry Adams: I don't mind if people think my tweeting is weird
# Gerry Tweets
# Gerry Tweets

Gerry Adams: I don't mind if people think my tweeting is weird

Mar 2nd 2013, 1:00 PM 17,689 Views 182 Comments

“You have to think of the sensitivities of teddy bears,” Gerry Adams told TheJournal.ie this week.

Gerry Adams: There were some TDs intoxicated on night of promissory note debate
# Prom Night
# Prom Night

Gerry Adams: There were some TDs intoxicated on night of promissory note debate

Mar 2nd 2013, 8:00 AM 14,807 Views 165 Comments

The Sinn Fein president told TheJournal.ie this week that while the “vast majority of TDs probably don’t take a sup at all” there were some who were drunk during the debate on legislation to liquidate IBRC.

# leader-interviews - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Video: 'I'm not ruling anything out' - Micheál Martin on Fine Gael or Sinn Féin coalition
# Micheál Martin
# Micheál Martin

Video: 'I'm not ruling anything out' - Micheál Martin on Fine Gael or Sinn Féin coalition

Feb 17th 2013, 8:00 AM 14,862 Views 86 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader also explained why his party didn’t introduce a property tax when in government and outlined his views on social media in a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie this week.

# leader-interviews - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Micheál Martin: I still keep in touch with Brian Cowen
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Micheál Martin: I still keep in touch with Brian Cowen

Feb 16th 2013, 8:00 AM 11,631 Views 111 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader said he had a “good chat” with his predecessor at a recent funeral but neither Cowen nor Bertie Ahern have any input to party policy.

# leader-interviews - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Micheál Martin: 'I do feel a certain degree of guilt over Magdalene Laundries'
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Micheál Martin: 'I do feel a certain degree of guilt over Magdalene Laundries'

Feb 14th 2013, 8:00 AM 4,668 Views 44 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader told TheJournal.ie it was wrong that the Magdalene Laundries survivors were not acknowledged when he was in government.

# leader-interviews - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

‘We have an issue with suicidal risk in abortion legislation’ – Micheál Martin
# Abortion
# Abortion

‘We have an issue with suicidal risk in abortion legislation’ – Micheál Martin

Feb 13th 2013, 10:00 PM 52,582 Views 185 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader told TheJournal.ie he doesn’t know how many doctors should assess suicidal risk and said he is not currently in favour of widening abortion legislation to include pregnancies as a result of rape.