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#Sinn Féin

# sinn-fein - Today’s News

Who was your Irish MP in 1918? Here's a list of everyone elected in that historic election

A 32-county ballot that changed the course of Irish history.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Taoiseach tells Mary Lou that talking about a border poll now is 'disruptive and destructive'

The Sinn Féin leader said a “crash” no-deal Brexit moves the timeline for a border poll on a united Ireland forward.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 9 December, 2018

100 years ago this week, Sinn Féin swept to power in the historic 1918 General Election

The election was a monumental moment in Irish history.

# sinn-fein - Friday 7 December, 2018

Sinn Féin blasts 'reckless' Tory MP's suggestion to use food shortages in Ireland as leverage against backstop

Mary Lou McDonald suggested that someone should buy Priti Patel a history book.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald named as a 'Disruptor' who will help shape Europe in 2019

The Sinn Féin leader is also described as a ‘unifier’ by the publication.

# sinn-fein - Friday 30 November, 2018

Private companies getting €3,718 for every jobseeker that makes it through the State's Jobpath scheme

How much the companies got paid per person has been shrouded in secrecy since the roll out of the programme.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Calls for a Cold Weather Payment for severe weather to be introduced

In Northern Ireland, the Cold Weather Payment scheme kicks in when the temperature falls below zero degrees for seven days.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Fine Gael remains most popular party in country

That’s according to the latest opinion poll.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Tóibín signs up two members to his new 'Euro-critical party' which aims to protect 'all human life'

Sinn Féin councillor in Kildare Ide Cussen resigned from the party earlier today.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Government to oppose Bill that would increase social and affordable housing in private estates

The Bill seeks an increase in the provision of social and affordable housing to 25% in private developments.

Máiría Cahill accuses Mary Lou McDonald of 'bluster and spin' after meeting

Cahill said she received a qualified apology from the Sinn Féin leader.

# sinn-fein - Monday 19 November, 2018

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.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 17 November, 2018

'It is not going to happen': FG rule change to copper-fasten promise not to enter coalition with SF

Fine Gael heard a rallying call at its Ard Fheis last night for the party to be election ready.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Peadar Tóibín resigns from Sinn Féin and hints about setting up a new party

The TD was suspended from the party for six months because he voted against the abortion legislation in the Dáil.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Ex-Sinn Féin colleagues clash over 'misogynistic' amendment to abortion legislation Abortion This post contains videos

Ex-Sinn Féin colleagues clash over 'misogynistic' amendment to abortion legislation

Four former or current party members were involved in today’s debate.

Tóibín says he only learned he had lost Culture Committee chairmanship when he read it online

Last week, Tóibín was suspended from the party for six months.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Peadar Tóibín suspended from Sinn Féin for six months for voting against abortion legislation

Tóibín said the issue of abortion is far more important than his job in Leinster house.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Karen Bradley 'actively considering' external mediator to restore NI powersharing talks

Northern Ireland powersharing collapsed in January 2017 following the DUP’s and Sinn Féin’s failure to agree on a number of issues.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 27 October, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald: 'I don’t regret at all that we had the election' Sinn Féin This post contains videos

Mary Lou McDonald: 'I don’t regret at all that we had the election'

Sinn Féin effectively ensured an election by running a candidate.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Sinn Féin probes derogatory messages in party WhatsApp group about Fine Gael TD

“We need to put some manners on him. Any ideas,” one message said of Dublin West TD Noel Rock.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

'Disciplinary proceedings' to be initiated against Tóibín for breaking ranks on abortion legislation

The Termination of Pregnancy Bill passed by 102 votes to 12.

# sinn-fein - Monday 22 October, 2018

Gardaí confirm murder investigation as community in 'shock and sadness' over Amanda Carroll killing

The 33 year-old mother-of-two was discovered by a family member in her home yesterday.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 20 October, 2018

MEP Martina Anderson: 'Theresa May came here with nothing new, nothing credible'

‘What was in There’s May’s head where she thought she could just go to a different location and make the same speech?’

# sinn-fein - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Liadh Ní Riada says bullying 'was a problem' in Sinn Féin and was partly about age

The presidential hopeful says “a thick skin” is needed in politics.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Government to oppose quad bike and scrambler regulation Bill

The government said it has established its own working group to assess the issue.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

'Like eunuchs at a brothel': The blunt and bizarre opposition reaction to Budget 2019

Not everyone was happy with the budget.

# sinn-fein - Monday 1 October, 2018

Sinn Féin proposes €400 second-home tax, 5% high-earner levy and pension hike

The party’s alternative budget proposes a €1 billion boost for social housing.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

'She saw it as a stunt': Eoghan Murphy says Catherine Byrne got 'no deal' for confidence vote

The Minister for Housing also said St Michael’s Estate in Inchicore will be redeveloped as planned.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Eoghan Murphy keeps his job as motion of no confidence is defeated

In the end, Fine Gael’s Catherine Byrne backed her party colleague this evening.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Analysis: If it rules out a vacant property tax the government risks looking idle

A report delivered this week advised against the idea.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Parents urged to ask medical professionals about HPV vaccine instead of relying on 'misinformation'

The HSE launched a vaccine information campaign today, confirming two in three women are now being inoculated against the HPV virus.

McDonald says Sinn Féin did not cover up alleged Máiría Cahill abuse

Mary Lou McDonald repeated her apology to Maria Cahill today.

Sinn Féin's presidential hopeful didn't 'flip flop' on HPV vaccine but admits 'naivety' in interview

Liadh Ní Riada’s latest comments come ahead of a HSE update on vaccine uptake rates due today.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Liadh Ní Riada promises to bring 'enthusiasm, energy and commitment' if elected president

The announcement was made after the party’s ard chomhairle met in Dublin today.

Sinn Féin to announce its presidential candidate today - but this campaign is more of 'test run'

MEP Liadh N Riada has been widely tipped to be the party’s candidate.

New poll suggests President Higgins is on course for a landslide re-election

The rivals for the office have a lot of ground to make up.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Fine Gael loses ground but still manages to increase lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll

It’s not good news for Micheál Martin heading into the next Dáil term.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 13 September, 2018

'An insult to the office of President': Dublin councillors not at all happy with standard of today's presentations

The council voted not to back any of the hopefuls who addressed them today.

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