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# sinn-fein - Friday 20 November, 2020

German reunification a 'useful example' of how planned Irish reunification could work, says Sinn Féin

Sinn Féin has launched a document on why there are economic benefits to a united Ireland.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Sinn Féin seeks cross-party support to allow gardaí seize and retain quad and scrambler bikes

The motion also calls for greater garda training.

# sinn-fein - Friday 13 November, 2020

Taoiseach says DUP was 'wrong' to use cross-community veto on public health measures

The DUP had disagreed with other parties in the Stormont Executive on continuing the Covid-19 restrictions after today.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 12 November, 2020

'Not the time to play politics': Businesses and unions unhappy with Stormont deadlock over lockdown measures

Some businesses plan to reopen regardless of what the Executive decides.

# sinn-fein - Friday 6 November, 2020

'The opposition cannot sit idly by': Sinn Féin tables motion of no confidence in Leo Varadkar

A spokesman for the Tánaiste said Sinn Féin is “only interested in political mudslinging”.

# sinn-fein - Monday 2 November, 2020

Major funding for NI centenary set to be announced, as local politicians push for greater role in planning

Department of Foreign Affairs officials have been involved in meetings planning the centenary events.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Sinn Féin MLA resigns over NI Covid-19 grant money

Mary Lou McDonald confirmed the resignation of Catherine Kelly.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Three Sinn Féin members resign after failing to return wrongly received NI grant money

Senator Elisha McCallion was one of the three members to resign.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Polls and pandemics: How Northern Ireland's two leaders are facing defiance and disappointment

Both leaders have faced a difficult few weeks.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

'Outrageous': Opposition TDs hit out at High Court injunction against Debenhams protestors

The former employees are locked in a dispute over redundancy terms.

Opposition TDs hit out at lack of 'certainty and hope' but minister says 'there's no crystal ball for the pandemic'

This afternoon, the government unveiled its Budget for 2021.

# sinn-fein - Monday 12 October, 2020

Principle or pragmatism: Ambiguity surrounds the Shared Island Unit, months after launch

Patience is running out among some supporters of Irish unity, namely Sinn Féin.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 11 October, 2020

New restrictions loom in North as nearly 2,000 new cases confirmed on island of Ireland yesterday

The figures seen yesterday in Ireland were the largest in several months.

# sinn-fein - Friday 9 October, 2020

Michelle O'Neill self-isolating after family member tests positive for Covid-19

Mary Lou McDonald has described the recent surge in Covid-19 cases in Northern Ireland as “dangerous and grave”.

Plans to 'reverse PUP cuts and double investment in housing': Sinn Féin launches alternative Budget

Sinn Féin said it would aim to spend €18.28 billion in total, €6.28 billion more than the government’s target.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Fine Gael remains on top with Sinn Féin in second while Greens drop sharply in latest opinion poll

Approval with the government has plummeted since June according to the latest opinion poll.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

FactFind: Are Fine Gael's claims about Sinn Féin in a video published on social media accurate?

The video on Twitter and Facebook accused Sinn Féin of being “two-faced and hypocritical”. But were the claims in it correct?

# sinn-fein - Sunday 27 September, 2020

Cuts to Covid-19 unemployment payments are unfair, Mary Lou McDonald says

The Sinn Féin leader called for the government to reverse the reduction.

# sinn-fein - Friday 18 September, 2020

Bobby Storey funeral: Sinn Féin representatives invited to speak to police

A party spokesperson said that the representatives will “co-operate with the investigation”.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Retired Colonel Dorcha Lee: Is a Sinn Féin Minister for Defence really that unthinkable?

Lee says he feels conflicted about the possibility of a Sinn Féin government but admits the party now has a mandate that deserves recognition.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Michelle O'Neill admits public health message has been undermined by Bobby Storey funeral attendance

DUP leader Arlene Foster welcomed the admission, which she said caused “deep hurt and anger”.

# sinn-fein - Monday 31 August, 2020

Migrant rights group seeks meeting with Taoiseach over 'serious' concerns from meat factory workers

Nearly 1,500 confirmed cases have been linked to 28 meat factory outbreaks.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Sinn Féin MLA apologises following criticism for 'disgusting' comments on Troubles victims pension

Martina Anderson said the money was mainly for “those who fought Britain’s dirty war in Ireland”.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

From The42 'Sporting organisations shouldn’t have to take the fall for government failures' -  Sinn Féin Unimpressed

'Sporting organisations shouldn’t have to take the fall for government failures' - Sinn Féin

Meanwhile, the Football Association of Ireland have confirmed they are in discussions around the latest Covid-19 guidelines.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Key witness in Aaron Brady case spoke to Gerry Adams before giving garda statement

Sinn Fein TD Darren O’Rourke said he understood Adams spoke to the witness after Detective Inspector Pat Marry went to the former leader for help.

# sinn-fein - Monday 17 August, 2020

Judge accuses Michelle O'Neill of 'unjustifiable' delay to compensation scheme for Troubles victims

Mr Justice McAlinden said the position taken by the Deputy First Minister is ‘fundamentally inappropriate’.

Victim of Troubles-era bomb to take legal action over delay on victims' pensions

Jennifer McNern is taking a judicial review case against the Northern Ireland Executive.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 13 August, 2020

'All sorts of a mess': Dáil Covid committee hears from trade unions about meat plant workers' 'tale of woe'

Meat plants accused of ‘union-busting tactics’ by a trade union representative.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire launches defamation case against RTÉ and Joe Duffy

The High Court legal proceedings were issued yesterday.

'Suspect device' left outside Sinn Féin office in Belfast

West Belfast MP Paul Maskey criticised those responsible.

# sinn-fein - Friday 10 July, 2020

Eoin Ó Broin: Now is the time for the Government to borrow and invest in public housing

Sinn Féin TD Eoin Ó Broin says the new government has already reneged on its promises in relation to housing.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Sinn Fein's Pearse Doherty accuses banks of ‘profiteering from pandemic’

Since March, nearly 80,000 mortgage-holders impacted by the pandemic have taken payment breaks.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Central Bank 'determined' to avoid 'tracker mortgage scandal Mark II' over Covid insurance payouts

Gabriel Makhlouf was addressing the Special Dáil Committee on Covid-19 this morning.

# sinn-fein - Monday 6 July, 2020

Sinn Féin suspends party activity in Dublin South-West following nomination of Holohan for mayor

Paddy Holohan was suspended from the party for five months for comments described as “offensive” on his podcast.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 5 July, 2020

US envoy praises Northern Ireland as it's 'done a really good job' of tackling Covid-19

Mick Mulvaney said that the Northern Irish parties had all worked well together.

# sinn-fein - Friday 3 July, 2020

NI party leaders to meet to discuss differences over Bobby Storey funeral

Michelle O’Neill was criticised after attending a service for the former IRA prisoner this week.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Mary Lou McDonald says Michelle O’Neill does not need to stand aside over attendance at Bobby Storey funeral

Police are investigating potential breaches of lockdown rules at the funeral.

This is Sinn Féin's new front bench

Louise O’Reilly moving from the health brief is the biggest change to the party’s Dáil lineup.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

'A friend of ours has passed away': Pearse Doherty defends attending Bobby Storey funeral

The Sinn Féin TD said he believes the senior republican’s funeral is now being politicised.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

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

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

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