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#Sinn Féin

# sinn-fein - Sunday 17 March, 2019

'Offensive and embarrassing': Coveney criticises McDonald for posing beside anti-English sign at parade

In response, Sinn Féin said the partition of Ireland is “divisive and offensive”.

# sinn-fein - Monday 11 March, 2019

Opinion: I visited North Korea and Kim Jong Un is a recreation of the emperors who ruled Korea for centuries

Despite being a product of the Cold War and spouting Marxist and Maoist sounding jargon, Kim is far more of a recreation of the Chosun Emperors than a throwback to Joseph Stalin or Chairman Mao, writes Tom Farrell.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Sammy Wilson dismisses Northern Ireland civil servant's Brexit warning as 'a scare tactic' DUP

Sammy Wilson dismisses Northern Ireland civil servant's Brexit warning as 'a scare tactic'

David Sterling issued the warning in a letter to the country’s political parties.

Mary Lou to attend White House St Patrick's Day event after getting snubbed last year

Last year there was some controversy after McDonald was not invited to the White House for the traditional St Patrick’s Day reception.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Data on insurance costs from industry could be knowingly misrepresenting 'full picture', Doherty claims

The official CSO stats say the cost of insurance is going down but that isn’t being felt by many on the ground, Pearse Doherty has claimed.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Sinn Féin accused of 'getting desperate' by tweeting edited version of SDLP leader's speech More Than Words This post contains videos

Sinn Féin accused of 'getting desperate' by tweeting edited version of SDLP leader's speech

Colum Eastwood has said that Sinn Féin wasn’t being truthful.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

The government got an 'F' from 100 organisations over how it's handling child and family homelessness

The government has also been criticised for not introducing national standards for emergency accommodation.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Dáil hears calls for research to be carried out into familicide in Ireland

There were also calls for the HSE and Tusla to be included in the new garda review of murders in the home.

DUP abstains from vote on Sinn Féin motion opposing dumping of radioactive waste

The DUP councillors weren’t happy with Sinn Féin’s response to a proposed amendment.

# sinn-fein - Monday 25 February, 2019

Liam Adams dies in custody of terminal cancer aged 63

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

# sinn-fein - Saturday 23 February, 2019

New opinion poll shows significant jump in support for Sinn Féin

The poll was conducted during the period of the National Children’s Hospital controversy.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Opinion: It is time to ban employers from keeping workers' tips

‘A pattern began to emerge: the more sophisticated the operation the more sophisticated the method of syphoning the tips’, writes James Larkin.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Simon Harris survives motion of no confidence, as Fianna Fáil abstains

The Sinn Féin motion was tabled in response to the controversy surrounding the increasing costs of constructing the National Children’s Hospital.

Over 200,000 people have been through JobPath, but only 11,000 have held down jobs for over a year

Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty says the government has a legally binding contract with the operators that it must honour.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

'Nothing to apologise for': McDonald refuses to retract remarks about next NI police chief

Mary Lou McDonald doesn’t think any of the PSNI’s senior officers should replace its retiring chief.

Health committee chair to vote against Simon Harris in no-confidence motion

“He’s given impression that this is a priority for him,” the Independent Clare TD said.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Former UFC fighter Paddy Holohan is going into politics and admits he's 'no expert'

Holohan will be a Sinn Féin local election candidate in Tallaght South.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Mary Lou accuses the UK of playing a 'game of chicken' with Irish interests, in British media blitz

The Sinn Féin leader also accused the British Prime Minister Theresa May of acting “in bad faith”.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

'I sincerely apologise': Harris tells Dáil he should have given further detail on children's hospital costs

Harris is facing a motion of no confidence from Sinn Féin next week.

# sinn-fein - Monday 11 February, 2019

'Simon Harris has to go': Sinn Féin to table motion of no confidence in health minister

Harris will apologise for misleading the Dáil this week.

# sinn-fein - Friday 8 February, 2019

Varadkar has 'total confidence' in health minister Harris over children's hospital overrun

Fianna Fáil TD Thomas Byrne has said his party will not call for Harris’ resignation.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 7 February, 2019

'Omnishambles': Call for Harris to be fired over children's hospital overrun but he says he 'behaved appropriately'

Documents show Harris was informed in August that the budget for the hospital could overrun by €391 million.

# sinn-fein - Monday 4 February, 2019

Opinion: Severe overcrowding is widespread in social housing and it's harming people's health

There are thousands of families in Dublin living in conditions of severe overcrowding – the worst case I’ve come across was 14 people living in a 2-bed flat, writes Críona Ní Dhálaigh.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 2 February, 2019

The Rainy Day Fund will not be used for Brexit

The rainy day fund will be supplemented with an annual €500 million from the Exchequer, starting this year.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Met Éireann says it is 'looking at ways' to include Northern Ireland in future weather alerts

Warnings for Northern Ireland are currently covered by the UK Met Office.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Ireland's newest political party is called 'Aontú' but what does it mean?

The latest party in the Irish political landscape so far has a membership of around 1,400.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 26 January, 2019

'Now is the time for unity': Mary Lou McDonald calls on Government to set up unity forum

She said that the Irish Government must not turn away from the “inevitable”.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Mary Lou McDonald says Brexit impasse is a 'specifically English' political issue

The Sinn Féin leader says that the solution will not come from Ireland.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Arlene Foster criticised over assertion that 'we never had a hard border'

Foster insisted it was “a bit of a nonsense, frankly, to talk about a hard border”.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Peadar Tóibín: 'Some in Sinn Féin are hurt and angry and are not talking to me at all'

Peadar Tóibín: 'Some in Sinn Féin are hurt and angry and are not talking to me at all'

Tóibín talks about his new party, his hopes for the local and general elections and why some old colleagues are not on speaking terms with him.

'Not worthy of celebration': As Sinn Féin celebrates first Dáil, it's adamant it won't take part in Expo 100

Expo 100 is a celebration of one hundred years of Northern Ireland that will be held in 2021.

# sinn-fein - Friday 11 January, 2019

'We will not be intimidated': PSNI appeal for witnesses to gun attack on Sinn Féin office in Belfast Pat Sheehan This post contains videos

'We will not be intimidated': PSNI appeal for witnesses to gun attack on Sinn Féin office in Belfast

Sinn Féin MLA Pat Sheehan said that his party will not be intimidated from providing constituency services.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Sinn Féin seeks Downing St meeting after May makes backstop 'overture to DUP'

A white paper on Northern Ireland was published today, offering powers to the Stormont Assembly in relation to the Irish backstop.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Coveney says talking about a united Ireland as part of Brexit debate is 'hugely unhelpful'

The Tánaiste said the issue could “create an even more divisive debate and atmosphere in Northern Ireland, which is the last thing we need”.

# sinn-fein - Friday 28 December, 2018

Quiz: How well do you remember the year that was... in Irish politics?

How well do you remember all the controversies that hogged the headlines?

# sinn-fein - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Ó Cuív: 'FF seems to be saying that even if we are in government, things wouldn’t change'

The Galway West TD said he was surprised to hear Micheál Martin had signed up to another 12 months of the confidence and supply deal.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Sinn Féin loses ground on Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael as it falls six points in latest opinion poll

Fine Gael remains the most popular party, with Fianna Fáil not far behind.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

'It doesn't take very long for your balaclava to slip': Ructions in Dáil as Taoiseach and Doherty discuss Roscommon eviction

Leo Varadkar claimed that “when it comes to law and order” and the Sinn Féin party, “It doesn’t take very long for your balaclava to slip.”

# sinn-fein - Friday 14 December, 2018

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

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