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#Gerry Adams

# gerry-adams - Saturday 20 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 20th 2018, 11:04 AM 43,645 Views 327 Comments

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
# The Maze
# The Maze

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

Jan 16th 2018, 7:57 PM 13,013 Views 0 Comments

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
# Stepping Down
# Stepping Down

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

Jan 12th 2018, 11:48 AM 13,627 Views 83 Comments

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
# Brian Stack

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

Jan 10th 2018, 11:45 AM 16,545 Views 148 Comments

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
# Irish Independent
# Irish Independent

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

Jan 8th 2018, 12:54 PM 23,852 Views 68 Comments

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
# New Era
# New Era

Nominations for a new Sinn Féin leader open today

Jan 8th 2018, 7:48 AM 11,384 Views 69 Comments

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"
# State Papers
# State Papers

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

Dec 29th 2017, 7:30 PM 19,433 Views 187 Comments

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'
# Interview
# Interview

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

Dec 28th 2017, 7:30 AM 11,201 Views 127 Comments

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

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

14 observations we had when watching the movie where Pierce Brosnan basically plays Gerry Adams

Dec 16th 2017, 7:30 PM 24,124 Views 0 Comments

Limited spoilers.

# gerry-adams - Saturday 2 December, 2017

Sinn Féin will have its new leader by the end of February
# Slán Gerry
# Slán Gerry

Sinn Féin will have its new leader by the end of February

Dec 2nd 2017, 12:41 PM 13,071 Views 82 Comments

It was announced today that an Ard Fheis will be held to elect the party’s new Uachtarán.

# gerry-adams - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Boost for Sinn Féin as 20% say they'd be more likely to vote for party under new leader
# After Gerry
# After Gerry

Boost for Sinn Féin as 20% say they'd be more likely to vote for party under new leader

Nov 25th 2017, 7:00 AM 16,459 Views 110 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald is widely tipped to take over after several senior figures ruled themselves out.

# gerry-adams - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Arlene Foster says Sinn Féin's 'glorification of terrorism' isn't helpful
# Stumbling Blocks
# Stumbling Blocks

Arlene Foster says Sinn Féin's 'glorification of terrorism' isn't helpful

Nov 21st 2017, 4:27 PM 20,186 Views 147 Comments

Gerry Adams rejected the assertion of the DUP leader.

# gerry-adams - Monday 20 November, 2017

Two of Mary Lou's potential rivals have ruled themselves out of the SF leadership race
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

Two of Mary Lou's potential rivals have ruled themselves out of the SF leadership race

Nov 20th 2017, 9:07 AM 26,462 Views 129 Comments

Who will take over from Gerry Adams? It won’t be Michelle O’Neill or Pearse Doherty.

# gerry-adams - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Gerry Adams will not stand for Irish presidency
# Gerry Says No
# Gerry Says No

Gerry Adams will not stand for Irish presidency

Nov 19th 2017, 4:30 PM 24,075 Views 133 Comments

Adams will not stand for election in the next Dáíl either.

# gerry-adams - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Gerry Adams announces he is to step down as Sinn Féín president next year
# Ard Fheis
# Ard Fheis

Gerry Adams announces he is to step down as Sinn Féín president next year

Nov 18th 2017, 9:00 PM 66,318 Views 255 Comments

Adams will not stand for election in the next Dáíl either.

'Some people join the Sinn Féin party for the wrong reasons'
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

'Some people join the Sinn Féin party for the wrong reasons'

Nov 18th 2017, 6:00 PM 13,356 Views 15 Comments

Chairperson Declan Kearney today defended the party’s ethical record.

# gerry-adams - Friday 17 November, 2017

Gerry Adams expected to set out his 'future intentions' at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis this weekend
# Next Chapter
# Next Chapter

Gerry Adams expected to set out his 'future intentions' at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis this weekend

Nov 17th 2017, 6:05 AM 7,340 Views 90 Comments

Adams told the media this week that nothing in his speech this Saturday will impact on the talks in Northern Ireland.

# gerry-adams - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Taoiseach says no date confirmed for Ibrahim Halawa's return to Ireland
# Homeward Bound
# Homeward Bound

Taoiseach says no date confirmed for Ibrahim Halawa's return to Ireland

Oct 4th 2017, 2:51 PM 18,246 Views 82 Comments

The family of Halawa said they want arrangements for his return to be kept Friday.

# gerry-adams - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Fresh calls for Garda Commissioner to step down after latest revelations about false breath tests
# Caught Out
# Caught Out

Fresh calls for Garda Commissioner to step down after latest revelations about false breath tests

Sep 6th 2017, 3:50 PM 22,362 Views 120 Comments

Questions are being raised after 500,000 more false garda breath tests have been found.

DUP MP says act for 'failing' Irish language would be discriminatory
# Tír Gan Teanga
# Tír Gan Teanga

DUP MP says act for 'failing' Irish language would be discriminatory

Sep 6th 2017, 10:54 AM 18,278 Views 97 Comments

Sammy Wilson says the language is in decline south of the border.

# gerry-adams - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Gerry Adams will announce a schedule for Sinn Féin leadership change at the party's Ard Fheis
# Gone In November?
# Gone In November?

Gerry Adams will announce a schedule for Sinn Féin leadership change at the party's Ard Fheis

Sep 5th 2017, 4:54 PM 17,492 Views 125 Comments

Adams insisted, however, that he will be leader for the next election.

# gerry-adams - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Sinn Féin rejects Arlene Foster's Irish language proposal
# Power Sharing
# Power Sharing

Sinn Féin rejects Arlene Foster's Irish language proposal

Aug 31st 2017, 10:34 PM 26,932 Views 93 Comments

Michelle O’Neill said the DUP has not acknowledged the reasons for Martin McGuinness’ resignation.

# gerry-adams - Saturday 8 July, 2017

The DUP and Sinn Féin are taking a hiatus for the summer - so when will a deal be done?
# Let's Talk
# Let's Talk

The DUP and Sinn Féin are taking a hiatus for the summer - so when will a deal be done?

Jul 8th 2017, 6:20 AM 6,747 Views 31 Comments

Yet again, both parties failed to reach agreement this week that would restore power-sharing in the North.

# gerry-adams - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Gerry Adams asks UK to not restore direct rule from Westminster in North
# Looming Deadline
# Looming Deadline

Gerry Adams asks UK to not restore direct rule from Westminster in North

Jul 2nd 2017, 2:01 PM 16,722 Views 99 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader doesn’t expect a power-sharing deal to be reached in Northern Ireland by tomorrow.

# gerry-adams - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Gerry Adams doesn't think power-sharing deal will be reached by Monday
# Looming Deadline
# Looming Deadline

Gerry Adams doesn't think power-sharing deal will be reached by Monday

Jul 1st 2017, 5:55 PM 12,886 Views 79 Comments

Theresa May has called both Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill to outline her government’s desire to see a deal in the North.

# gerry-adams - Friday 16 June, 2017

Fianna Fáil says there 'will be consequences' over judge's appointment
# Attorney General
# Attorney General

Fianna Fáil says there 'will be consequences' over judge's appointment

Jun 16th 2017, 1:15 PM 51,543 Views 81 Comments

The party has called on the Attorney General to not accept her new Court of Appeal role.

# gerry-adams - Thursday 15 June, 2017

These Sinn Féin MPs were at Leinster House today to demand speaking time
# London To Dublin
# London To Dublin

These Sinn Féin MPs were at Leinster House today to demand speaking time

Jun 15th 2017, 7:50 PM 23,678 Views 245 Comments

Separately, Gerry Adams held talks with Theresa May. The British PM also spoke by phone with Leo Varadkar.

# gerry-adams - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Flattery, chuckles and playful punches: Enda's long goodbye comes to an end
# Enda Of An Era
# Enda Of An Era

Flattery, chuckles and playful punches: Enda's long goodbye comes to an end

Jun 14th 2017, 12:21 AM 10,693 Views 45 Comments

Enda Kenny stepped down as Taoiseach yesterday.

# gerry-adams - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Irish people, it is time to stop using the word 'jizz' to mean 'get up and go'
# Jizz It Up
From The Daily Edge
# Jizz It Up

Irish people, it is time to stop using the word 'jizz' to mean 'get up and go'

Jun 13th 2017, 5:47 PM 12,274 Views 7 Comments

Gerry Adams announced today in the Dáil that he would miss Enda Kenny’s ‘jizz’. He did.

# gerry-adams - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Adams hits back at 'hurler on the ditch' Martin over Sinn Féin abstentionism
# Abstentionism
# Abstentionism

Adams hits back at 'hurler on the ditch' Martin over Sinn Féin abstentionism

Jun 10th 2017, 7:59 AM 31,498 Views 144 Comments

“Sinn Féin stand in British general elections on an abstentionist platform. This is not a new policy.”

# gerry-adams - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Leo Varadkar says Sinn Féin is "the greatest threat to our democracy"
# Gloves Off
# Gloves Off

Leo Varadkar says Sinn Féin is "the greatest threat to our democracy"

May 24th 2017, 2:33 PM 35,614 Views 253 Comments

The Fine Gael leadership hopeful added that he wants to “take them on”.

# gerry-adams - Monday 22 May, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn 'on the right side of history' - Sinn Féin
# Ira Bombings
# Ira Bombings

Jeremy Corbyn 'on the right side of history' - Sinn Féin

May 22nd 2017, 5:40 PM 16,478 Views 61 Comments

The UK Labour leader has been accused of failing to condemn the IRA’s bombing campaigns.

# gerry-adams - Friday 12 May, 2017

'You're even older than me': Prince Charles shares a joke and a handshake with Gerry Adams
# Having The Craic
# Having The Craic

'You're even older than me': Prince Charles shares a joke and a handshake with Gerry Adams

May 12th 2017, 5:07 PM 54,388 Views 65 Comments

The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall had a packed schedule today.

# gerry-adams - Friday 21 April, 2017

Family of woman shot at same time as Garda Tony Golden to sue Gardaí
# Siobhán Phillips
# Siobhán Phillips

Family of woman shot at same time as Garda Tony Golden to sue Gardaí

Apr 21st 2017, 3:50 PM 34,904 Views 118 Comments

An RTÉ Investigates programme broadcast last night called into question whether the man who shot Garda Golden and Siobhán Phillips was in fact a Garda informer.

# gerry-adams - Monday 17 April, 2017

Martin McGuinness' gravestone unveiled in Derry
# City In Mourning
# City In Mourning

Martin McGuinness' gravestone unveiled in Derry

Apr 17th 2017, 1:20 PM 31,331 Views 125 Comments

“We have to govern by treating every single citizen equally” reads the tombstone.

# gerry-adams - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

A Tory MP wants to stop politicians' wages in the North. Gerry Adams just called him a 'tube'
# You Tube
# You Tube

A Tory MP wants to stop politicians' wages in the North. Gerry Adams just called him a 'tube'

Mar 29th 2017, 11:29 AM 16,692 Views 75 Comments

Owen Paterson, a former Northern Ireland Secretary, thinks withholding pay might “crystallise minds”.

# gerry-adams - Monday 27 March, 2017

The DUP didn't show up, Sinn Féin say they didn't walk out. What happens now?
# Deadline Day
# Deadline Day

The DUP didn't show up, Sinn Féin say they didn't walk out. What happens now?

Mar 27th 2017, 9:23 AM 23,842 Views 117 Comments

The two largest parties in the North are pointing the finger at each other, after talks broke down.

# gerry-adams - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Talks in Northern Ireland collapse less than 24 hours before deadline
# Deadlock
# Deadlock

Talks in Northern Ireland collapse less than 24 hours before deadline

Mar 26th 2017, 6:19 PM 29,045 Views 68 Comments

Sinn Féin leader Michelle O’Neill said that negotiations had “come to the end of the road”.

# gerry-adams - Friday 24 March, 2017

'No one believes An Garda Síochana': Calls for shake-up to garda management
# Latest Garda Scandal
# Latest Garda Scandal

'No one believes An Garda Síochana': Calls for shake-up to garda management

Mar 24th 2017, 5:48 PM 20,597 Views 88 Comments

The Policing Authority is to examine the full facts of how and why two massive garda admin errors occurred.

# gerry-adams - Thursday 23 March, 2017

'Ireland lost a hero. Derry lost a son' - Adams gives graveside oration for McGuinness
# Graveside Oration
# Graveside Oration

'Ireland lost a hero. Derry lost a son' - Adams gives graveside oration for McGuinness

Mar 23rd 2017, 6:38 PM 21,327 Views 117 Comments

The funeral of the former Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister took place in his native Derry this afternoon.