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#Gerry Adams

# gerry-adams - 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.

# gerry-adams - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

UK Supreme Court quashes Gerry Adams' 1970s convictions for attempted Maze Prison escapes

Adams attempted to escape from the Maze on Christmas Eve 1973 and again in July 1974.

# gerry-adams - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Mary Lou is hoping to ride the crest of a wave of support all the way to the US this Patrick's Day

The party has never had much trouble in drumming up support in the States – though this year’s election result is likely to add to its publicity.

# gerry-adams - Sunday 19 January, 2020

Retiring TDs reflect on Enda and Leo, their time in the Dáil and the 'slowness' of the system

Eighteen TDs who were elected in 2016 have decided not to run in the general election – but what have some of them learnt.

# gerry-adams - Thursday 16 January, 2020

'I've won the bet': With the election called Gerry Adams can cut his hair, but he's undecided about getting the chop

'I've won the bet': With the election called Gerry Adams can cut his hair, but he's undecided about getting the chop

Adams said the long hair came about because of a bet with Martin Ferris.

# gerry-adams - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Gerry Adams urges government to adopt Emma De Souza's citizenship battle

De Souza is appealing a ruling by UK immigration courts that those born in Northern Ireland are automatically British.

# gerry-adams - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Gerry Adams’ prison escape convictions are unsafe, UK Supreme Court hears

The former Sinn Féin leader claims two convictions he received in the 70s were unlawful.

# gerry-adams - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Veteran IRA member claims Gerry Adams lied when he denied being a member of the organisation

The Louth TD has repeatedly denied accusations that he was a member of the paramilitary organisation.

# gerry-adams - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

LMFM apologises to Gerry Adams over 'false and defamatory' comments about IRA murder

The comments were made during interviews on two days earlier this year.

# gerry-adams - 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.

# gerry-adams - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

'Michael D is a formidable president': Adams says Sinn Féin was never going to win Áras election

Adams says that Sinn Féin did not engage with its voters.

# gerry-adams - Friday 23 November, 2018

UK Supreme Court will hear Gerry Adams' case to overturn prison escape convictions

During his second internment, Adams tried to escape twice – on Christmas Eve, December 1973 and again in July 1974.

# gerry-adams - Monday 3 September, 2018

Mary Lou's first Sinn Féin think-in as leader to focus on Irish unity, Brexit and post offices

This is the first year McDonald is leading the event as party leader.

# gerry-adams - Monday 27 August, 2018

From The Daily Edge Who Tweeted It: Gerry Adams Or Jedward? Twitter Talk

Who Tweeted It: Gerry Adams Or Jedward?

Deceptively difficult to decipher their Tweets.

# gerry-adams - Sunday 12 August, 2018

'I want the organisation to be friendly, respectful': Mary Lou McDonald on the continuing SF bullying claims

In a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie, the Sinn Féin leader discusses bullying, the upcoming presidential election,and Gerry Adams’ cooking.

# gerry-adams - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Gerry Adams is publishing a cookbook and it'll be out for Christmas

The former Sinn Féin president has already published numerous memoirs and historical books.

# gerry-adams - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Man arrested after explosive attack on Gerry Adams' home

The man is being held on suspicion of criminal damage.

# gerry-adams - Monday 16 July, 2018

CCTV footage shows moment explosive device was thrown at home of Gerry Adams Attack This post contains videos

CCTV footage shows moment explosive device was thrown at home of Gerry Adams

Sinn Féin is holding a rally in West Belfast this evening in light of the incident.

# gerry-adams - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Overnight fire at all-girls secondary school in Co Louth Blaze This post contains videos

Overnight fire at all-girls secondary school in Co Louth

Nobody was injured in the fire.

# gerry-adams - Friday 4 May, 2018

Gerry Adams quotes Bobby Sands and hails 'historic moment' at Basque peace conference

The former Sinn Féin leader was speaking at a Basque peace conference today.

# gerry-adams - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Mayor of New York declares today as Gerry Adams Day

Mayor Bill De Blasio paid tribute to Adams for his pursuit of a united Ireland.

# gerry-adams - Friday 16 March, 2018

From The Daily Edge An American company caused a stir by naming a beer after Gerry Adams Revolution Adams

An American company caused a stir by naming a beer after Gerry Adams

Revolution Brewing has since removed any mention of the beer from their social media and website.

# gerry-adams - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Mary Lou on not being invited to the White House: 'I don't feel snubbed'

Former Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams and DUP MP Ian Paisley Jr have been invited.

# gerry-adams - Monday 12 March, 2018

Mary Lou and Arlene haven't been invited to the White House - but Gerry Adams and Ian Paisley Jr have

The leaders of both parties are traditionally invited to the annual White House Patrick’s Day reception.

# gerry-adams - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

30 years ago a trio of killings sparked one of the darkest, most bizarre, fortnights of The Troubles

The shooting dead of three IRA members on the British territory of Gibraltar sent the North into a frenzy.

# gerry-adams - Sunday 11 February, 2018

'Sisters are doin' it for themselves': Disco music heralds Sinn Féin into a new dawn

The new Sinn Féin leader knows she has to modernise the party to make it fit for purpose.

# gerry-adams - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald is the new leader of Sinn Féin

In her speech, McDonald said “we are the generation of republicans who will see the rising of the moon”.

Mary Lou McDonald to lay out her vision to 'modernise' the Sinn Féin party

Mary Lou McDonald will take over from Gerry Adams today, who has led the party for 34 years.

These are the big tests facing Mary Lou as she fills Gerry's shoes

Today she becomes Sinn Féin leader, but what next?

# gerry-adams - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Vincent Browne returns to our screens with documentary on life of Gerry Adams

Gerry Adams: War, Peace and Politics airs this Wednesday and Thursday at 9pm on TV3.

# gerry-adams - Monday 22 January, 2018

Nominations for the deputy leadership of SF open today - so far there's just one candidate

Michelle O’Neill said she wanted to join Mary Lou McDonald in the leadership of the party.

# gerry-adams - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald has been confirmed as the new leader of Sinn Féin

Gerry Adams will be stepping aside from his role after more than 30 years.

# gerry-adams - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Gerry Adams launches bid to have his convictions for trying to escape internment overturned

It is Adams’ case that the detention was unlawful, so the escapes could not be.

# gerry-adams - Friday 12 January, 2018

Gerry Adams has advertised the leadership job he has held for 35 years

Adams has also criticised the media for its reporting of the leadership process.

# gerry-adams - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Family of prison officer shot dead by IRA says gardaí didn't act on 'significant information'

Brian Stack’s family want the Taoiseach to “demand answers” from gardaí.

# gerry-adams - Monday 8 January, 2018

Gerry Adams' complaint about IRA murder article rejected by Press Ombudsman

An article in the Irish Independent reported Adams said he thought jailing the men who killed a Louth farmer would be counterproductive.

Nominations for a new Sinn Féin leader open today

The race to succeed Gerry Adams is on. But there appears to be only one front runner in Mary Lou McDonald.

# gerry-adams - Friday 29 December, 2017

Sinn Féin says rumours Gerry Adams set up Loughall ambush are "utter nonsense"

The claims are made in the State Papers, which were released under the 30-year-rule.

# gerry-adams - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Micheál Martin: 'Fianna Fáil will reflect on committee's call for terminations up to 12 weeks'

The Cork TD discusses how the abortion issue will be difficult for his party and how Fianna Fáil hasn’t ruled out running candidates in the north.

# gerry-adams - Saturday 16 December, 2017

From The Daily Edge 14 observations we had when watching the movie where Pierce Brosnan basically plays Gerry Adams Liam Hennessy
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