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# mairia cahill

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# BBC Spotlight
The Guardian apologises to Mairia Cahill over Greenslade columns
Earlier this year, Greenslade wrote an article describing himself as having “republican sympathies”.
# Alan Rusbridger
Máiría Cahill: apology by ex-Guardian editor over 2014 column 'not worth the paper it's written on'
The column in the newspaper questioned how the BBC investigated Cahill’s claim she was raped.
# mairia cahill
Máiría Cahill drops out of local elections following safety fears over her address
Cahill filed a restraining order to protect herself in the past, and now worries for the safety of herself and her young daughter if her address was to be released.
# abuse claims
Máiría Cahill accuses Mary Lou McDonald of 'bluster and spin' after meeting
Cahill said she received a qualified apology from the Sinn Féin leader.
# Abuse
Mary Lou McDonald to meet with Máiría Cahill over abuse case
PSNI officers have said Sinn Féin members did not cooperate when interviewed in connection with Cahill’s allegations.
# disjointed approach
Máiría Cahill says Mary Lou McDonald's unreserved apology is 'woefully inadequate'
In 2010, Cahill alleged that she was raped by an IRA member when she was 16-years-old.
# Lisburn and Castlereagh
Máiría Cahill is now a councillor for the SDLP
The former Senator will remain a member of the Labour party.
# Social Media
Sinn Féin has had a very bumpy few years on social media - how will it weather this latest storm?
Mary Lou McDonald has said she seeks to reform and modernise the party, part of that will require a rethinking of how reps use social media.
# By-election
Joan Burton lashes 'online warriors' as Mairia Cahill becomes a Labour senator
The abuse victim has won a seat on the Seanad’s Industrial and Commercial Panel.
# Seanad by-election
Mairia Cahill 'deeply regrets and is deeply sorry' for dissident involvement
The Labour Seanad candidate has broken her silence.
# Seanad by-election
Mairia Cahill is refusing to talk about her past dissident links
The Labour Seanad candidate is coming under pressure over her refusal to debate.
# Seanad by-election
Labour is taking legal advice over an email about Mairia Cahill
The email was sent to every TD and Senator overnight by the independent Seanad by-election candidate Jerry Beades.
# Sinead Burke
Everything you need to know about the strangest election in Irish politics
A Seanad by-election is a strange creature that’s not without controversy.
# Seanad
Sinn Féin 'actively considering' running someone against Mairia Cahill
The party is considering its options.
# Labour Party
Cahill says running for the Seanad for Labour is a message to her abuser and the IRA
Cahill said she spent a lot of time considering how she would manage the nomination if successful.
# Freedom of Speech
Senator says cyberbullying bill could silence people like Mairia Cahill
Under the proposed law, a person could face 12 months in jail or a €5,000 fine.
# Denied
Gerry Adams and Mary Lou have blocked Maíria Cahill on Twitter
The Sinn Féin leader said it was his own business who he permitted on his Twitter account.
# War of Words
"Put up or shut up" - Mairia Cahill's challenge after Gerry Adams 'uncle' claims
Cahill says her family are considering legal action.
# cahill review
Northern Irish justice system apologises to Mairia Cahill over handling of her case
An independent review into the Northern Ireland Public Prosecution Service’s handling of Cahill’s case is to be published today.
IRA abuse claims show – once again – how the institution is always placed before the victim
There are parallels between Sinn Féin’s reaction to allegations by Paudie McGahon and Maíria Cahill and the Catholic Church’s pursuit of its own institutional safety.
# Spotlight
'Gerry Adams needs to get real': Enda and Joan pile pressure on Sinn Féin president
It follows further revelations by the BBC about alleged abuse in the republican movement.
# ira abuse claims
Micheál Martin: I know Gerry Adams was a former chief of staff of the IRA
The Fianna Fáil leader made the comment in the Dáil as new abuse claims will be broadcast on BBC Spotlight this evening.
# Mairia Cahill controversy
Gerry Adams: I've given the guards names of alleged IRA sex offenders
Adams discussed the Mairia Cahill controversy in an interview with this week.
# Sinn Féin
Gerry Adams says Sinead O'Connor needs to take Sinn Féin abuse allegations to gardaí
The Sinn Féin president was responding to the singer’s claims she was molested by a member of the party when she was a child.
Opinion: Mary Lou would elevate Sinn Féin to the political elite as party leader
It’s obvious to observers on the side-line that it makes sense for Adams to step aside and make way for a leader who can elevate the party into the political establishment, south of the border.
# robust inquiry
Review into Mairia Cahill rape case will interview 'whomever is required'
The review formally began today.
# abuse claims
Sinn Féin has complained about 'defamatory allegations' from Joan Burton
The party has written to Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett over last week’s row at Leaders’ Questions.
# Explained
No, Mary Lou did not avoid a Trinity Sinn Féin event because of a Maíria Cahill protest
The party has dismissed reports McDonald cancelled her appearance at an event last night in the wake of a protest.
# Maíria Cahill case
Gardaí given names of 'more than 30 IRA abusers'
Frances Fitzgerald said a cross-border inquiry was being considered.
# mairia cahill
'An investigation into IRA abuse allegations is needed to realise the scale of it'
Maíria Cahill spoke last night to RTÉ’s Saturday Night Show.
# house of cards
'I will not leave the House': Here are the winners and losers from the political week
In a week where Mary Lou McDonald staged a sit-in in the Dáil and ministers were heckled at the launch of the Government’s 1916 commemoration plans.
# Protest
Analysis: Why it looks like Sinn Féin's Dáil sit-in was nothing more than a political stunt
Sinn Féin denied its Leinster House protest was a publicity stunt but it’s hard to get away from that conclusion.
# abuse claims
"I smile easily" - Mary Lou denies "smirking" at Mairia Cahill during abuse debate
Cahill also claims the Dublin TD laughed and checked her phone during speeches.
# abuse claims
TD will give gardaí names of eight sex abusers that IRA allegedly moved to Republic
Micheál Martin said that as many as 28 victims are now considering coming forward.
# abuse claims
In full: Enda Kenny's speech accusing Sinn Féin of moving sex abusers to the South
There was a heated three-hour debate in the Dáil today, stemming from allegations made by Maíria Cahill.
# cover up claims
Mary Lou says she 'would walk through the hot coals of hell to protect children'
She added that Maíria Cahill made a brave decision to come forward.
Micheál Martin tells Dáil of 'harrowing' sexual abuse suffered by two brothers
“These are not isolated cases. They are the tip of an iceberg.”
Gardaí investigating claims that Republican sex abusers were moved across the border
The Justice Minister said Gerry Adams mentioned the fact that people were moved and that suggests he has some information.
Opinion: Sinn Féin continues its Stand By Your Man policy... but will it sour public opinion?
Sinn Féin prides itself on its militaristic discipline in staying on-message – but that Stepford uniformity could eventually turn voters against it.
# Sinn Féin
Breige Wright: "I have been the subject of a media onslaught"
In a statement issued through her solicitors today, Wright is strongly critical of how her relationship with Máiría Cahill has been portrayed in the media.