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# sinn-fein - Sunday 27 December, 2020

IRA did not want Sinn Fein to get involved with backchannel peace talks with the British
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

IRA did not want Sinn Fein to get involved with backchannel peace talks with the British

Dec 27th 2020, 8:00 AM 25,526 Views 60 Comments

State papers reveal that IRA chiefs did not like the socialism of Sinn Fein’s “urban-based leadership”.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 17 December, 2020

PSNI complete investigation into potential Covid-19 breaches at Bobby Storey funeral
# Belfast
# Belfast

PSNI complete investigation into potential Covid-19 breaches at Bobby Storey funeral

Dec 17th 2020, 2:16 PM 9,749 Views 28 Comments

24 people were interviewed over suspected breaches of the North’s Covid-19 regulations.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Brian Stanley says he's 'an ally of the LGBT community' and he wishes to apologise to Leo Varadkar
# Controversy
# Controversy

Brian Stanley says he's 'an ally of the LGBT community' and he wishes to apologise to Leo Varadkar

Dec 15th 2020, 5:10 PM 21,767 Views 48 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD apologised for two tweets he sent that have caused controversy.

# sinn-fein - Monday 14 December, 2020

Green Party to push for postponement of Dáil vote on EU-Canada free trade agreement
# CETA
# CETA

Green Party to push for postponement of Dáil vote on EU-Canada free trade agreement

Dec 14th 2020, 1:10 PM 20,588 Views 38 Comments

TD Neasa Hourigan has told the party that she will vote against the motion if it goes ahead tomorrow.

# sinn-fein - Friday 11 December, 2020

Leo Varadkar: 'Crisis of polarisation' developing in Irish politics due to influence of social media
# Warning
# Warning

Leo Varadkar: 'Crisis of polarisation' developing in Irish politics due to influence of social media

Dec 11th 2020, 7:46 AM 48,105 Views 107 Comments

The Tánaiste said he was concerned about where Irish politics was going.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Sparks fly as FG members question Sinn Féin TD's chairmanship of Dáil Committee after IRA comments
# Martin Browne
# Martin Browne

Sparks fly as FG members question Sinn Féin TD's chairmanship of Dáil Committee after IRA comments

Dec 10th 2020, 4:16 PM 43,341 Views 119 Comments

Martin Browne is chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Public Petitions

# sinn-fein - Monday 7 December, 2020

Varadkar accuses Mary Lou McDonald of justifying Sinn Féin 'intimidation' after young activist leaves party
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

Varadkar accuses Mary Lou McDonald of justifying Sinn Féin 'intimidation' after young activist leaves party

Dec 7th 2020, 1:49 PM 38,418 Views 97 Comments

The activist resigned after claiming she was told to delete posts critical of TD Brian Stanley.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 6 December, 2020

Sinn Féin TD says Brian Stanley guilty of 'colossal errors of judgment'
# PAC
# PAC

Sinn Féin TD says Brian Stanley guilty of 'colossal errors of judgment'

Dec 6th 2020, 4:40 PM 33,345 Views 85 Comments

Brian Stanley is taking this week off to spend time with his family at the request of his party leader, Mary Lou McDonald.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Fine Gael and Sinn Féin are going at it like cats and dogs - and expect it to continue
# Analysis
# Analysis

Fine Gael and Sinn Féin are going at it like cats and dogs - and expect it to continue

Dec 5th 2020, 10:00 AM 38,470 Views 124 Comments

As long as the two parties are polling well, the strategy is unlikely to change.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Brian Stanley apologises for IRA tweets: We need to talk about the past in a way that doesn't deepen division
# PAC Chair
# PAC Chair

Brian Stanley apologises for IRA tweets: We need to talk about the past in a way that doesn't deepen division

Dec 2nd 2020, 5:06 PM 23,648 Views 98 Comments
  • Stanley repeated his apology for his tweet about two IRA attacks on the British Army.
  • The PAC chairman told his colleagues he was sorry for the position he had put them in.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Opinion: What exactly is the history of modern Sinn Féin?
# History
# History

Opinion: What exactly is the history of modern Sinn Féin?

Dec 1st 2020, 7:00 PM 16,879 Views 20 Comments

As Sinn Féin defends itself this week over its stance on past events, Brian Hanley takes a look at the history of the party.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Sinn Féin close gap on Fine Gael with highest-ever result in opinion poll
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Sinn Féin close gap on Fine Gael with highest-ever result in opinion poll

Nov 29th 2020, 8:11 AM 40,461 Views 188 Comments

Support for the party at its highest ever level in the Business Post poll.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Analysis: Unrelenting pressure from a unified opposition kept the Woulfe affair firmly in the spotlight
# Politics
# Politics

Analysis: Unrelenting pressure from a unified opposition kept the Woulfe affair firmly in the spotlight

Nov 26th 2020, 7:27 PM 17,390 Views 12 Comments

The opposition has been like a dog with a bone on the issue.

# sinn-fein - Friday 20 November, 2020

German reunification a 'useful example' of how planned Irish reunification could work, says Sinn Féin
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

German reunification a 'useful example' of how planned Irish reunification could work, says Sinn Féin

Nov 20th 2020, 4:33 PM 25,061 Views 106 Comments

Sinn Féin has launched a document on why there are economic benefits to a united Ireland.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Sinn Féin seeks cross-party support to allow gardaí seize and retain quad and scrambler bikes
# Scramblers
# Scramblers

Sinn Féin seeks cross-party support to allow gardaí seize and retain quad and scrambler bikes

Nov 17th 2020, 1:12 PM 25,503 Views 52 Comments

The motion also calls for greater garda training.

# sinn-fein - Friday 13 November, 2020

Taoiseach says DUP was 'wrong' to use cross-community veto on public health measures
# Dr Tom Black
# Dr Tom Black

Taoiseach says DUP was 'wrong' to use cross-community veto on public health measures

Updated Nov 13th 2020, 2:00 PM 37,789 Views 36 Comments

The DUP had disagreed with other parties in the Stormont Executive on continuing the Covid-19 restrictions after today.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 12 November, 2020

'Not the time to play politics': Businesses and unions unhappy with Stormont deadlock over lockdown measures
# Stormont Deadlock
# Stormont Deadlock

'Not the time to play politics': Businesses and unions unhappy with Stormont deadlock over lockdown measures

Nov 12th 2020, 2:12 PM 7,258 Views 5 Comments

Some businesses plan to reopen regardless of what the Executive decides.

# sinn-fein - Friday 6 November, 2020

'The opposition cannot sit idly by': Sinn Féin tables motion of no confidence in Leo Varadkar
# Dáil
# Dáil

'The opposition cannot sit idly by': Sinn Féin tables motion of no confidence in Leo Varadkar

Updated Nov 6th 2020, 8:17 PM 51,778 Views 215 Comments

A spokesman for the Tánaiste said Sinn Féin is “only interested in political mudslinging”.

# sinn-fein - Monday 2 November, 2020

Major funding for NI centenary set to be announced, as local politicians push for greater role in planning
# Centenary
# Centenary

Major funding for NI centenary set to be announced, as local politicians push for greater role in planning

Nov 2nd 2020, 12:05 AM 21,851 Views 27 Comments

Department of Foreign Affairs officials have been involved in meetings planning the centenary events.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Sinn Féin MLA resigns over NI Covid-19 grant money
# Catherine Kelly
# Catherine Kelly

Sinn Féin MLA resigns over NI Covid-19 grant money

Oct 31st 2020, 5:37 PM 37,073 Views 107 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald confirmed the resignation of Catherine Kelly.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Three Sinn Féin members resign after failing to return wrongly received NI grant money
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

Three Sinn Féin members resign after failing to return wrongly received NI grant money

Oct 29th 2020, 3:31 PM 66,624 Views 122 Comments

Senator Elisha McCallion was one of the three members to resign.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Polls and pandemics: How Northern Ireland's two leaders are facing defiance and disappointment
# Stormont
# Stormont

Polls and pandemics: How Northern Ireland's two leaders are facing defiance and disappointment

Oct 27th 2020, 12:05 AM 26,994 Views 10 Comments

Both leaders have faced a difficult few weeks.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

'Outrageous': Opposition TDs hit out at High Court injunction against Debenhams protestors
# Debenhams Workers
# Debenhams Workers

'Outrageous': Opposition TDs hit out at High Court injunction against Debenhams protestors

Oct 13th 2020, 9:38 PM 24,618 Views 51 Comments

The former employees are locked in a dispute over redundancy terms.

Opposition TDs hit out at lack of 'certainty and hope' but minister says 'there's no crystal ball for the pandemic'
# Budget 2021
# Budget 2021

Opposition TDs hit out at lack of 'certainty and hope' but minister says 'there's no crystal ball for the pandemic'

Updated Oct 13th 2020, 8:47 PM 29,258 Views 70 Comments

This afternoon, the government unveiled its Budget for 2021.

# sinn-fein - Monday 12 October, 2020

Principle or pragmatism: Ambiguity surrounds the Shared Island Unit, months after launch
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

Principle or pragmatism: Ambiguity surrounds the Shared Island Unit, months after launch

Oct 12th 2020, 12:05 AM 25,057 Views 36 Comments

Patience is running out among some supporters of Irish unity, namely Sinn Féin.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 11 October, 2020

New restrictions loom in North as nearly 2,000 new cases confirmed on island of Ireland yesterday
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

New restrictions loom in North as nearly 2,000 new cases confirmed on island of Ireland yesterday

Oct 11th 2020, 6:30 AM 31,497 Views 25 Comments

The figures seen yesterday in Ireland were the largest in several months.

# sinn-fein - Friday 9 October, 2020

Michelle O'Neill self-isolating after family member tests positive for Covid-19
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

Michelle O'Neill self-isolating after family member tests positive for Covid-19

Updated Oct 9th 2020, 3:57 PM 33,401 Views 20 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald has described the recent surge in Covid-19 cases in Northern Ireland as “dangerous and grave”.

Plans to 'reverse PUP cuts and double investment in housing': Sinn Féin launches alternative Budget
# Budget 2021
# Budget 2021

Plans to 'reverse PUP cuts and double investment in housing': Sinn Féin launches alternative Budget

Oct 9th 2020, 3:27 PM 21,521 Views 112 Comments

Sinn Féin said it would aim to spend €18.28 billion in total, €6.28 billion more than the government’s target.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Fine Gael remains on top with Sinn Féin in second while Greens drop sharply in latest opinion poll
# Pollsters
# Pollsters

Fine Gael remains on top with Sinn Féin in second while Greens drop sharply in latest opinion poll

Oct 8th 2020, 7:25 AM 27,587 Views 66 Comments

Approval with the government has plummeted since June according to the latest opinion poll.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

FactFind: Are Fine Gael's claims about Sinn Féin in a video published on social media accurate?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactFind: Are Fine Gael's claims about Sinn Féin in a video published on social media accurate?

Sep 30th 2020, 12:05 AM 55,312 Views 91 Comments

The video on Twitter and Facebook accused Sinn Féin of being “two-faced and hypocritical”. But were the claims in it correct?

# sinn-fein - Sunday 27 September, 2020

Cuts to Covid-19 unemployment payments are unfair, Mary Lou McDonald says
# PUP
# PUP

Cuts to Covid-19 unemployment payments are unfair, Mary Lou McDonald says

Sep 27th 2020, 2:55 PM 30,671 Views 122 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader called for the government to reverse the reduction.

# sinn-fein - Friday 18 September, 2020

Bobby Storey funeral: Sinn Féin representatives invited to speak to police
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Bobby Storey funeral: Sinn Féin representatives invited to speak to police

Sep 18th 2020, 1:16 PM 27,281 Views 87 Comments

A party spokesperson said that the representatives will “co-operate with the investigation”.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Retired Colonel Dorcha Lee: Is a Sinn Féin Minister for Defence really that unthinkable?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Retired Colonel Dorcha Lee: Is a Sinn Féin Minister for Defence really that unthinkable?

Sep 13th 2020, 7:30 AM 37,224 Views 66 Comments

Lee says he feels conflicted about the possibility of a Sinn Féin government but admits the party now has a mandate that deserves recognition.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Michelle O'Neill admits public health message has been undermined by Bobby Storey funeral attendance
# Sinn Féin NI Leader
# Sinn Féin NI Leader

Michelle O'Neill admits public health message has been undermined by Bobby Storey funeral attendance

Sep 10th 2020, 9:58 AM 24,564 Views 61 Comments

DUP leader Arlene Foster welcomed the admission, which she said caused “deep hurt and anger”.

# sinn-fein - Monday 31 August, 2020

Migrant rights group seeks meeting with Taoiseach over 'serious' concerns from meat factory workers
# Clusters And Lockdowns
# Clusters And Lockdowns

Migrant rights group seeks meeting with Taoiseach over 'serious' concerns from meat factory workers

Aug 31st 2020, 6:07 PM 19,662 Views 29 Comments

Nearly 1,500 confirmed cases have been linked to 28 meat factory outbreaks.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Sinn Féin MLA apologises following criticism for 'disgusting' comments on Troubles victims pension
# Martina Anderson
# Martina Anderson

Sinn Féin MLA apologises following criticism for 'disgusting' comments on Troubles victims pension

Updated Aug 26th 2020, 10:37 AM 48,577 Views 150 Comments

Martina Anderson said the money was mainly for “those who fought Britain’s dirty war in Ireland”.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

'Sporting organisations shouldn’t have to take the fall for government failures' -  Sinn Féin
# Unimpressed
From The42
# Unimpressed

'Sporting organisations shouldn’t have to take the fall for government failures' - Sinn Féin

Aug 19th 2020, 7:18 PM 7,691 Views 21 Comments

Meanwhile, the Football Association of Ireland have confirmed they are in discussions around the latest Covid-19 guidelines.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Key witness in Aaron Brady case spoke to Gerry Adams before giving garda statement
# Adrian Donohoe
# Adrian Donohoe

Key witness in Aaron Brady case spoke to Gerry Adams before giving garda statement

Aug 18th 2020, 3:57 PM 39,678 Views 0 Comments

Sinn Fein TD Darren O’Rourke said he understood Adams spoke to the witness after Detective Inspector Pat Marry went to the former leader for help.

# sinn-fein - Monday 17 August, 2020

Judge accuses Michelle O'Neill of 'unjustifiable' delay to compensation scheme for Troubles victims
# Deputy First Minister
# Deputy First Minister

Judge accuses Michelle O'Neill of 'unjustifiable' delay to compensation scheme for Troubles victims

Aug 17th 2020, 2:27 PM 22,927 Views 40 Comments

Mr Justice McAlinden said the position taken by the Deputy First Minister is ‘fundamentally inappropriate’.

Victim of Troubles-era bomb to take legal action over delay on victims' pensions
# Belfast
# Belfast

Victim of Troubles-era bomb to take legal action over delay on victims' pensions

Aug 17th 2020, 12:10 AM 13,718 Views 0 Comments

Jennifer McNern is taking a judicial review case against the Northern Ireland Executive.

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