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#mairia cahill

# mairia-cahill - Friday 5 April, 2019

Máiría Cahill drops out of local elections following safety fears over her address

Cahill filed a restraining order to protect herself in the past, and now worries for the safety of herself and her young daughter if her address was to be released.

# mairia-cahill - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

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

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

# mairia-cahill - 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.

# mairia-cahill - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Máiría Cahill says Mary Lou McDonald's unreserved apology is 'woefully inadequate'

In 2010, Cahill alleged that she was raped by an IRA member when she was 16-years-old.

# mairia-cahill - Monday 9 July, 2018

Máiría Cahill is now a councillor for the SDLP

The former Senator will remain a member of the Labour party.

# mairia-cahill - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Sinn Féin has had a very bumpy few years on social media - how will it weather this latest storm?

Mary Lou McDonald has said she seeks to reform and modernise the party, part of that will require a rethinking of how reps use social media.

# mairia-cahill - Friday 13 November, 2015

Joan Burton lashes 'online warriors' as Mairia Cahill becomes a Labour senator

The abuse victim has won a seat on the Seanad’s Industrial and Commercial Panel.

# mairia-cahill - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Mairia Cahill 'deeply regrets and is deeply sorry' for dissident involvement

The Labour Seanad candidate has broken her silence.

# mairia-cahill - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Mairia Cahill is refusing to talk about her past dissident links

The Labour Seanad candidate is coming under pressure over her refusal to debate.

# mairia-cahill - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Labour is taking legal advice over an email about Mairia Cahill

The email was sent to every TD and Senator overnight by the independent Seanad by-election candidate Jerry Beades.

# mairia-cahill - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Everything you need to know about the strangest election in Irish politics

A Seanad by-election is a strange creature that’s not without controversy.

# mairia-cahill - Monday 5 October, 2015

Sinn Féin 'actively considering' running someone against Mairia Cahill

The party is considering its options.

# mairia-cahill - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Cahill says running for the Seanad for Labour is a message to her abuser and the IRA

Cahill said she spent a lot of time considering how she would manage the nomination if successful.

# mairia-cahill - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Senator says cyberbullying bill could silence people like Mairia Cahill

Under the proposed law, a person could face 12 months in jail or a €5,000 fine.

# mairia-cahill - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Gerry Adams and Mary Lou have blocked Maíria Cahill on Twitter

The Sinn Féin leader said it was his own business who he permitted on his Twitter account.

# mairia-cahill - Monday 25 May, 2015

"Put up or shut up" - Mairia Cahill's challenge after Gerry Adams 'uncle' claims

Cahill says her family are considering legal action.

# mairia-cahill - Friday 22 May, 2015

Northern Irish justice system apologises to Mairia Cahill over handling of her case

An independent review into the Northern Ireland Public Prosecution Service’s handling of Cahill’s case is to be published today.

# mairia-cahill - Monday 23 March, 2015

IRA abuse claims show – once again – how the institution is always placed before the victim

There are parallels between Sinn Féin’s reaction to allegations by Paudie McGahon and Maíria Cahill and the Catholic Church’s pursuit of its own institutional safety.

# mairia-cahill - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

'Gerry Adams needs to get real': Enda and Joan pile pressure on Sinn Féin president

It follows further revelations by the BBC about alleged abuse in the republican movement.

# mairia-cahill - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Micheál Martin: I know Gerry Adams was a former chief of staff of the IRA

The Fianna Fáil leader made the comment in the Dáil as new abuse claims will be broadcast on BBC Spotlight this evening.

# mairia-cahill - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Gerry Adams: I've given the guards names of alleged IRA sex offenders

Adams discussed the Mairia Cahill controversy in an interview with TheJournal.ie this week.

# mairia-cahill - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Gerry Adams says Sinead O'Connor needs to take Sinn Féin abuse allegations to gardaí

The Sinn Féin president was responding to the singer’s claims she was molested by a member of the party when she was a child.

# mairia-cahill - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Opinion: Mary Lou would elevate Sinn Féin to the political elite as party leader

It’s obvious to observers on the side-line that it makes sense for Adams to step aside and make way for a leader who can elevate the party into the political establishment, south of the border.

# mairia-cahill - Friday 5 December, 2014

# mairia-cahill - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Sinn Féin has complained about 'defamatory allegations' from Joan Burton

The party has written to Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett over last week’s row at Leaders’ Questions.

# mairia-cahill - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

No, Mary Lou did not avoid a Trinity Sinn Féin event because of a Maíria Cahill protest

The party has dismissed reports McDonald cancelled her appearance at an event last night in the wake of a protest.

# mairia-cahill - Monday 24 November, 2014

Gardaí given names of 'more than 30 IRA abusers'

Frances Fitzgerald said a cross-border inquiry was being considered.

# mairia-cahill - Sunday 23 November, 2014

'An investigation into IRA abuse allegations is needed to realise the scale of it'

Maíria Cahill spoke last night to RTÉ’s Saturday Night Show.

# mairia-cahill - Saturday 15 November, 2014

'I will not leave the House': Here are the winners and losers from the political week House Of Cards This post contains a poll

'I will not leave the House': Here are the winners and losers from the political week

In a week where Mary Lou McDonald staged a sit-in in the Dáil and ministers were heckled at the launch of the Government’s 1916 commemoration plans.

# mairia-cahill - Friday 14 November, 2014

Analysis: Why it looks like Sinn Féin's Dáil sit-in was nothing more than a political stunt

Sinn Féin denied its Leinster House protest was a publicity stunt but it’s hard to get away from that conclusion.

# mairia-cahill - Thursday 13 November, 2014

"I smile easily" - Mary Lou denies "smirking" at Mairia Cahill during abuse debate

Cahill also claims the Dublin TD laughed and checked her phone during speeches.

# mairia-cahill - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

TD will give gardaí names of eight sex abusers that IRA allegedly moved to Republic

Micheál Martin said that as many as 28 victims are now considering coming forward.

In full: Enda Kenny's speech accusing Sinn Féin of moving sex abusers to the South

There was a heated three-hour debate in the Dáil today, stemming from allegations made by Maíria Cahill.

Mary Lou says she 'would walk through the hot coals of hell to protect children'

She added that Maíria Cahill made a brave decision to come forward.

Micheál Martin tells Dáil of 'harrowing' sexual abuse suffered by two brothers IRA

Micheál Martin tells Dáil of 'harrowing' sexual abuse suffered by two brothers

“These are not isolated cases. They are the tip of an iceberg.”

Gardaí investigating claims that Republican sex abusers were moved across the border IRA

Gardaí investigating claims that Republican sex abusers were moved across the border

The Justice Minister said Gerry Adams mentioned the fact that people were moved and that suggests he has some information.

# mairia-cahill - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Opinion: Sinn Féin continues its Stand By Your Man policy... but will it sour public opinion?

Sinn Féin prides itself on its militaristic discipline in staying on-message – but that Stepford uniformity could eventually turn voters against it.

# mairia-cahill - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Breige Wright: "I have been the subject of a media onslaught"

In a statement issued through her solicitors today, Wright is strongly critical of how her relationship with Máiría Cahill has been portrayed in the media.

This was the odd exchange between Gerry Adams and a TV3 journalist today

Ursula Halligan questioned the Sinn Féin leader on the appropriateness of some of his tweets.

# mairia-cahill - Monday 3 November, 2014

Gerry Adams: I'm not resigning

Adams said he acknowledges that the IRA was ill-equipped to deal with the issue of abuse.

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