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# sinn-fein - Thursday 22 July, 2021

Northern Ireland parties divided over Westminster direction on abortion services
# Stormont
# Stormont

Northern Ireland parties divided over Westminster direction on abortion services

Jul 22nd 2021, 7:14 PM 16,681 Views 30 Comments

The North’s abortion laws were liberalised in 2019 but full services have not been commissioned due to disagreements between the Executive parties.

# sinn-fein - Monday 19 July, 2021

UK government has ‘fight on its hands’ over plans to ban Troubles prosecutions – McDonald
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

UK government has ‘fight on its hands’ over plans to ban Troubles prosecutions – McDonald

Jul 19th 2021, 9:30 PM 17,926 Views 33 Comments

Victims groups are to travel to Downing St tomorrow.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Anger over UK government’s plan to ban Troubles prosecutions continues to grow
# Nothern Ireland
# Nothern Ireland

Anger over UK government’s plan to ban Troubles prosecutions continues to grow

Jul 15th 2021, 6:49 PM 12,979 Views 22 Comments

A former chief constable said the plans for a statute of limitations did not sit comfortably with him.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 10 July, 2021

Sinn Féin's O’Neill lays wreath at Battle of the Somme commemoration in Dublin
# Royal British Legion
# Royal British Legion

Sinn Féin's O’Neill lays wreath at Battle of the Somme commemoration in Dublin

Jul 10th 2021, 6:31 PM 25,749 Views 47 Comments

The politician said she wanted to send a message that she respects all traditions.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Even split among Northern Irish voters' support for Protocol
# Poll
# Poll

Even split among Northern Irish voters' support for Protocol

Jun 30th 2021, 6:00 AM 13,247 Views 8 Comments

47% of respondents said the Protocol is appropriate for Northern Ireland, while the same number disagreed.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Banking on the short-term — The government is selling 'part' of its 13.9% stake in Bank of Ireland. But why now?
# The Banks
# The Banks

Banking on the short-term — The government is selling 'part' of its 13.9% stake in Bank of Ireland. But why now?

Jun 24th 2021, 6:45 AM 16,207 Views 15 Comments

Finance minister Paschal Donohoe announced the six-month sale process yesterday.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 20 June, 2021

‘No Sinn Féin shopping list’ to facilitate appointment of next First Minister
# Chris Hazzard
# Chris Hazzard

‘No Sinn Féin shopping list’ to facilitate appointment of next First Minister

Jun 20th 2021, 12:22 PM 25,741 Views 40 Comments

MP Chris Hazzard has said Sinn Féin will have ‘no demands’ other than a commitment to agreements already made.

# sinn-fein - Friday 18 June, 2021

Taoiseach seeks 'calm heads' as Michelle O'Neill calls on DUP to 'get their act together'
# Poots Gets The Boot
# Poots Gets The Boot

Taoiseach seeks 'calm heads' as Michelle O'Neill calls on DUP to 'get their act together'

Updated Jun 18th 2021, 4:43 PM 47,100 Views 74 Comments

Edwin Poots announced last night he is to quit as as DUP leader after only three weeks.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 17 June, 2021

DUP's Paul Givan installed as new First Minister despite opposition by party members at 'shambles' meeting
# Dup Strife
# Dup Strife

DUP's Paul Givan installed as new First Minister despite opposition by party members at 'shambles' meeting

Updated Jun 17th 2021, 2:39 PM 40,978 Views 37 Comments
  • Sinn Fein's Michelle O'Neill to continue in the role of Deputy First Minister
  • The Assembly is to continue after last night's UK government deal on the Irish language
  • DUP MPs and MLAs sought to pressure party leader Edwin Poots to hold off on a nomination
  • However, Poots nominated Givan and said it was without "a precondition from Sinn Féin"
Sinn Féin Senator Lynn Boylan lodges High Court case against CETA Trade Deal
# CETA Challenge
# CETA Challenge

Sinn Féin Senator Lynn Boylan lodges High Court case against CETA Trade Deal

Jun 17th 2021, 10:45 AM 26,701 Views 0 Comments

She is the second Oireachtas member to take a High Court action against CETA.

Crisis averted in Northern Ireland after late night deal on Irish language
# Stormont
# Stormont

Crisis averted in Northern Ireland after late night deal on Irish language

Jun 17th 2021, 8:42 AM 30,469 Views 54 Comments

The Tánaiste has said he welcomes the “agreement on an Irish Language Act going ahead”.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Sinn Féin establishes clear lead as Ireland’s most popular party – poll
# Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI
# Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI

Sinn Féin establishes clear lead as Ireland’s most popular party – poll

Jun 16th 2021, 9:45 PM 38,039 Views 136 Comments

An Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI opinion poll has put Sinn Fein on 31%, followed by Fine Gael on 27% and Fianna Fail on 20%.

Sinn Féin holds talks with NI Secretary of State in bid to avert Stormont crisis
# The North
# The North

Sinn Féin holds talks with NI Secretary of State in bid to avert Stormont crisis

Jun 16th 2021, 8:32 PM 9,270 Views 30 Comments

Brandon Lewis flew into Belfast for talks, saying he is exploring ‘all options’ in his efforts to keep powersharing on track.

# sinn-fein - Monday 14 June, 2021

Sinn Féin calls on UK Government to move Irish language laws through Westminster
# The North
# The North

Sinn Féin calls on UK Government to move Irish language laws through Westminster

Updated Jun 14th 2021, 10:17 PM 65,315 Views 83 Comments

The call comes as former DUP leader Arlene Foster stepped down as the North’s First Minister this morning.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Explainer: Why has a controversy blown up around political party members posing as pollsters?
# Controversy
# Controversy

Explainer: Why has a controversy blown up around political party members posing as pollsters?

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 3:10 PM 12,309 Views 48 Comments
  • It was reported yesterday that Sinn Féin party members had pretended to be pollsters carrying fake marketing research company IDs.
  • SF TD Eoin Ó Broin described the practice as "widespread and common".
  • Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party have also engaged in similar polling in the past.
Taoiseach said he does not know if law broken by Fianna Fáil members posing as canvassers
# Door To Door Polling
# Door To Door Polling

Taoiseach said he does not know if law broken by Fianna Fáil members posing as canvassers

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 9:15 AM 18,528 Views 63 Comments

Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Sinn Féin have all said that party members posed as pollsters.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Leo Varadkar says FG paid students to pretend to be pollsters, DPC to ask SF about its practices
# Door To Door Polling
# Door To Door Polling

Leo Varadkar says FG paid students to pretend to be pollsters, DPC to ask SF about its practices

Updated Jun 9th 2021, 7:02 PM 55,952 Views 150 Comments

Varadkar says the practice was “discontinued” in the past seven years.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Employees face income support 'cliff edge' unless supplementary payments extended, says Sinn Féin TD
# Unemployment Supports
# Unemployment Supports

Employees face income support 'cliff edge' unless supplementary payments extended, says Sinn Féin TD

Jun 8th 2021, 6:15 AM 10,522 Views 14 Comments

The Short Term Work Support benefit is coming to a close for many in receipt of it, which will affect workers in industries impacted by Covid-19, particularly aviation.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Pressure on Fine Gael but can its blue wall hold in Dublin Bay South?
# Blue Steel
# Blue Steel

Pressure on Fine Gael but can its blue wall hold in Dublin Bay South?

Jun 5th 2021, 12:05 AM 37,912 Views 54 Comments
  • The party will fancy their chances but there's an opportunity for others to spring a surprise, writes Rónán Duffy
  • Will Eamon Ryan's personal vote be retained in Green hands or could Labour be the beneficiaries?
  • When Sinn Féin drives turnout it has a chance anywhere but is it a case of right time but wrong place?

# sinn-fein - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Sinn Féin receives another £800,000 from the will of deceased English man
# Donation
# Donation

Sinn Féin receives another £800,000 from the will of deceased English man

Jun 3rd 2021, 6:47 PM 44,927 Views 57 Comments

Billy Hampton has now left the party almost £3 million, the largest donation given to a political party in Northern Ireland.

Kathleen Funchion: 'I fear the Mother and Baby Home developments have only compounded an existing and deep hurt'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Kathleen Funchion: 'I fear the Mother and Baby Home developments have only compounded an existing and deep hurt'

Jun 3rd 2021, 6:35 PM 7,388 Views 7 Comments

Funchion, who is chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Children, describes her shock over recent issues with the Mother and Baby Home Commission.

Sinn Fein seeks legal advice on DUP ‘boycott’ of north-south meetings
# North Ireland
# North Ireland

Sinn Fein seeks legal advice on DUP ‘boycott’ of north-south meetings

Jun 3rd 2021, 7:29 AM 12,803 Views 21 Comments

Sinn Fein Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey accused her partners in government of ‘arrogant disrespect’ over their non-attendance.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Sinn Féin confirms Lynn Boylan as its candidate for Dublin Bay South by-election
# Dáil Bid
# Dáil Bid

Sinn Féin confirms Lynn Boylan as its candidate for Dublin Bay South by-election

Updated Jun 2nd 2021, 9:39 PM 27,019 Views 61 Comments

The Social Democrats also confirmed its candidate, Sarah Durcan, for the high-profile by-election.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Edwin Poots says he will only unveil ministerial line-up when he's 'ready'
# DUP
# DUP

Edwin Poots says he will only unveil ministerial line-up when he's 'ready'

Jun 1st 2021, 5:21 PM 13,675 Views 29 Comments

The new DUP leader denied there had been a delay in carrying out a reshuffle due to an internal rift within the party.

# sinn-fein - Monday 31 May, 2021

A row over the Irish language and the new First Minister has raised election talk in the North, what's it all about?
# Stormont
# Stormont

A row over the Irish language and the new First Minister has raised election talk in the North, what's it all about?

May 31st 2021, 5:28 PM 41,989 Views 108 Comments

New DUP leader Edwin Poots won’t be putting himself forward but the new FM has not been confirmed.

SF's Lynn Boylan 'considering' DBS by-election run and says other candidates 'doing themselves damage' online
# Dublin Bay South
# Dublin Bay South

SF's Lynn Boylan 'considering' DBS by-election run and says other candidates 'doing themselves damage' online

May 31st 2021, 12:49 PM 22,304 Views 45 Comments

The Sinn Féin Senator said her party would choose its candidate this week.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 30 May, 2021

DUP and Sinn Fein urged to ‘keep powersharing show on the road’
# Stormont Executive
# Stormont Executive

DUP and Sinn Fein urged to ‘keep powersharing show on the road’

May 30th 2021, 4:28 PM 12,535 Views 29 Comments

Ulster Unionist Party leader Doug Beattie said the Stormont Executive ‘has to last’.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 23 May, 2021

Sinn Féin is the most popular political party in the country, according to poll
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Sinn Féin is the most popular political party in the country, according to poll

May 23rd 2021, 10:02 AM 59,042 Views 183 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald’s party has seen a slight dip in support but is still ahead of Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Dublin city is a 'free for all' for vulture funds, Dáil told
# Housing
# Housing

Dublin city is a 'free for all' for vulture funds, Dáil told

May 20th 2021, 2:06 PM 15,455 Views 58 Comments

Doherty read out some personal testimonies into the Dáil record from people who say they will never be able to save to buy their own home.

Voter data: Eoin Ó Broin defends 'unusual' appearance as witness to a committee he's a member of
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

Voter data: Eoin Ó Broin defends 'unusual' appearance as witness to a committee he's a member of

May 20th 2021, 12:46 PM 30,575 Views 47 Comments

A Fine Gael Senator said it was “an affront” to the committee that Sinn Féin did not send its general secretary as other parties did.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

DUP's Gregory Campbell alleges ‘illegality’ link in departure of two Sinn Féin MLAs
# The North
# The North

DUP's Gregory Campbell alleges ‘illegality’ link in departure of two Sinn Féin MLAs

May 19th 2021, 5:55 PM 29,709 Views 0 Comments

Martina Anderson and Karen Mullan were asked to consider their positions in April after a high level review.

'A human error': Sinn Féin motion on affordable housing passed by Dáil after junior Minister doesn't call vote
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

'A human error': Sinn Féin motion on affordable housing passed by Dáil after junior Minister doesn't call vote

May 19th 2021, 2:47 PM 56,954 Views 63 Comments

The housing crisis has been top of the political agenda for over two weeks now, following outrage over cuckoo funds.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 6 May, 2021

Irish pharma lobby criticises Covid vaccine IP waiver but campaigners say drugmakers have 'lost the argument'
# Intellectual Property
# Intellectual Property

Irish pharma lobby criticises Covid vaccine IP waiver but campaigners say drugmakers have 'lost the argument'

Updated May 6th 2021, 5:23 PM 31,392 Views 21 Comments

Amnesty boss Colm O’Gorman has accused drug companies of ‘reprehensible scaremongering’.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 1 May, 2021

Donegal: Stephen Donnelly to meet with local politicians and public health officials over virus concerns
# Donegal Spike
# Donegal Spike

Donegal: Stephen Donnelly to meet with local politicians and public health officials over virus concerns

May 1st 2021, 2:53 PM 40,303 Views 49 Comments

Donegal TD Pearse Doherty said the CMO had painted the county with a “wide brush”.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

RTÉ has made an 'initial payment' to Revenue over self-employment contracts, Dáil committee hears
# Money At Montrose
# Money At Montrose

RTÉ has made an 'initial payment' to Revenue over self-employment contracts, Dáil committee hears

Apr 27th 2021, 3:51 PM 39,287 Views 55 Comments

The State broadcaster is facing a “structural funding problem”, according to its director general.

# sinn-fein - Friday 23 April, 2021

Sinn Féin appointed officer to manage voter database only after being contacted by DPC
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Sinn Féin appointed officer to manage voter database only after being contacted by DPC

Apr 23rd 2021, 7:48 AM 23,231 Views 95 Comments

The so-called “Abú system” has become the source of controversy in recent days.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Mary Lou McDonald says voters can 'of course' ask Sinn Féin what information the party holds on them
# Online Activity
# Online Activity

Mary Lou McDonald says voters can 'of course' ask Sinn Féin what information the party holds on them

Apr 22nd 2021, 12:28 PM 18,261 Views 92 Comments

McDonald was speaking about her party’s data collection practices amid questions from the Data Protection Commission.

# sinn-fein - Monday 19 April, 2021

Comments on Mountbatten no change of position, insists Sinn Fein leader
# Ira Attack
# Ira Attack

Comments on Mountbatten no change of position, insists Sinn Fein leader

Apr 19th 2021, 5:18 PM 51,258 Views 43 Comments

Mountbatten died when the IRA detonated a bomb on his fishing boat in Mullaghmore, County Sligo, in 1979.

Sinn Féin denies party is microtargeting people on Facebook
# Data
# Data

Sinn Féin denies party is microtargeting people on Facebook

Apr 19th 2021, 4:31 PM 17,603 Views 64 Comments

The DPC had sought information on how SF uses its database and information collected from social media.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 18 April, 2021

'Of course I am sorry that happened': Mary Lou McDonald apologises for the killing of Lord Mountbatten in 1979
# Lord Mountbatten
# Lord Mountbatten

'Of course I am sorry that happened': Mary Lou McDonald apologises for the killing of Lord Mountbatten in 1979

Apr 18th 2021, 7:30 PM 47,687 Views 107 Comments

Lord Mountbatten was killed in an IRA bomb attack in Co Sligo in August 1979.

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