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Tuesday 16 August, 2022

Mary Lou McDonald: Michael Collins is a divisive figure, but history is complex
# Collins Remembered
# Collins Remembered

Mary Lou McDonald: Michael Collins is a divisive figure, but history is complex

Updated Aug 16th 2022, 1:15 PM 47,094 Views 90 Comments

As the anniversary of Collins’ death approaches this weekend, the Sinn Féin leader examines his legacy.

Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Mary Lou McDonald: Confusion, mixed messaging and punch-down policies - this government is out of touch with reality
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Mary Lou McDonald: Confusion, mixed messaging and punch-down policies - this government is out of touch with reality

Sep 16th 2020, 7:00 AM 45,218 Views 160 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader says in a pandemic and now recession, the lack of clarity from Government is the last thing the country needs.

Thursday 20 December, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald: 'Leo asked where I was in the Dáil yesterday. I'm in Palestine observing the daily abuse they face'
# Column
# Column

Mary Lou McDonald: 'Leo asked where I was in the Dáil yesterday. I'm in Palestine observing the daily abuse they face'

Dec 20th 2018, 7:00 AM 68,836 Views 219 Comments

Yesterday, the Taoiseach asked why the Sinn Féin leader was not in the chamber.

Sunday 15 April, 2018

Magdalene Laundries: 'Memorial needed for women detained under heartless, vicious regime'
# Honour Magdalenes
# Honour Magdalenes

Magdalene Laundries: 'Memorial needed for women detained under heartless, vicious regime'

Apr 15th 2018, 6:00 PM 16,989 Views 78 Comments

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald argues work should begin on a memorial on the site of the Sean McDermott St Laundry.

Friday 29 September, 2017

Mary Lou McDonald on Dáil debate: 'Playing the woman and not the ball is a tactic'
# Column
# Column

Mary Lou McDonald on Dáil debate: 'Playing the woman and not the ball is a tactic'

Sep 29th 2017, 12:50 PM 31,411 Views 295 Comments

The deputy leader of Sinn Féin writes for TheJournal.ie on her frustration with the ‘arrogance and entitlement’ of establishment parties.

Thursday 2 July, 2015

'Using Greece as an argument not to vote Sinn Féin is a political smear'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Using Greece as an argument not to vote Sinn Féin is a political smear'

Jul 2nd 2015, 8:00 PM 139 Views 215 Comments

At best, linking events in Greece with a vote for Sinn Féin reflects a lack of understanding of the causes, consequences and solutions of the Greek situation, writes Mary Lou McDonald.