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# sinn-fein - Sunday 27 September, 2020

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

# sinn-fein - Thursday 13 August, 2020

'All sorts of a mess': Dáil Covid committee hears from trade unions about meat plant workers' 'tale of woe'

Meat plants accused of ‘union-busting tactics’ by a trade union representative.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire launches defamation case against RTÉ and Joe Duffy

The High Court legal proceedings were issued yesterday.

'Suspect device' left outside Sinn Féin office in Belfast

West Belfast MP Paul Maskey criticised those responsible.

# sinn-fein - Friday 10 July, 2020

Eoin Ó Broin: Now is the time for the Government to borrow and invest in public housing

Sinn Féin TD Eoin Ó Broin says the new government has already reneged on its promises in relation to housing.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Sinn Fein's Pearse Doherty accuses banks of ‘profiteering from pandemic’

Since March, nearly 80,000 mortgage-holders impacted by the pandemic have taken payment breaks.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Central Bank 'determined' to avoid 'tracker mortgage scandal Mark II' over Covid insurance payouts

Gabriel Makhlouf was addressing the Special Dáil Committee on Covid-19 this morning.

# sinn-fein - Monday 6 July, 2020

Sinn Féin suspends party activity in Dublin South-West following nomination of Holohan for mayor

Paddy Holohan was suspended from the party for five months for comments described as “offensive” on his podcast.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 5 July, 2020

US envoy praises Northern Ireland as it's 'done a really good job' of tackling Covid-19

Mick Mulvaney said that the Northern Irish parties had all worked well together.

# sinn-fein - Friday 3 July, 2020

NI party leaders to meet to discuss differences over Bobby Storey funeral

Michelle O’Neill was criticised after attending a service for the former IRA prisoner this week.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Mary Lou McDonald says Michelle O’Neill does not need to stand aside over attendance at Bobby Storey funeral

Police are investigating potential breaches of lockdown rules at the funeral.

This is Sinn Féin's new front bench

Louise O’Reilly moving from the health brief is the biggest change to the party’s Dáil lineup.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

'A friend of ours has passed away': Pearse Doherty defends attending Bobby Storey funeral

The Sinn Féin TD said he believes the senior republican’s funeral is now being politicised.

# sinn-fein - 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.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 27 June, 2020

'The wrong decision': Eoin Ó Broin criticises decision to nominate Paddy Holohan for South Dublin Mayor

Holohan made what were described as “offensive” comments in his podcast earlier this year.

# sinn-fein - Friday 26 June, 2020

Sinn Féin 'not aware' recently reinstated councillor would be nominated for mayor

The party reinstated Paddy Holohan following a five-month suspension.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Mandate of Special Criminal Court renewed in Dáil vote as Sinn Féin abstains rather than rejects it for first time

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has announced a review of the Offences Against the State Act.

If government deal falls, FF would look to Independents and smaller parties, as the Sinn Féin question is asked again

Postal votes on the programme for government will be counted on Friday.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

State should give €200 voucher to every adult in the country to boost domestic tourism, says Sinn Féin

The scheme would also see every child receiving a voucher worth €100.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 21 June, 2020

Senior republican Bobby Storey has died

The former Sinn Féin chairman was aged in his mid 60s and had been unwell for a period of time.

# sinn-fein - Monday 15 June, 2020

McDonald accuses FG and FF of 'clinging to each other' to stay in power

It comes as Leo Varadkar, Micheal Martin and Eamon Ryan signed an agreement to form a coalition.

# sinn-fein - Friday 12 June, 2020

From The42 'Unless there is a magic wand, we could lose League of Ireland clubs forever'

'Unless there is a magic wand, we could lose League of Ireland clubs forever'

Sinn Fein call for €2m rescue package from Government to save the League of Ireland.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

DUP motion on abortion passed by Northern Ireland Assembly

The motion doesn’t impact or change Northern Ireland’s abortion legislation.

Sinn Féin to oppose DUP's motion against abortion in cases of non-fatal disabilities

The motion “rejects the imposition of abortion legislation which extends to all non-fatal disabilities, including Down’s syndrome”.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

SIPTU calls on cleaning companies to honour 'agreed' 40 cent per hour pay increase

A new Employment Regulation Order for contract cleaners was delayed by the Covid-19 outbreak.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Overwhelming majority of Irish people expect austerity to return after the pandemic

Opposition parties and trade unions have made strong statements in recent weeks against possible public spending cuts.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Fianna Fáil says the time has come to cancel the Leaving Cert

The party’s education spokesperson says the uncertainty is causing stress for students and parents.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 25 April, 2020

'My eye sockets ached': Mary Lou McDonald on her coronavirus experience

The party leader revealed on 14 April that she had been diagnosed with Covid-19.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 16 April, 2020

Doherty says Sinn Féin would be 'laughed at' if party produced same document as Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil

Micheál Martin has defended the policy framework document.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Mary Lou McDonald confirms she has tested positive for Covid-19

McDonald developed post-viral pleurisy in her right lung over the weekend.

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Poll: Would you back a Fine Gael/Fianna Fáil coalition government?

Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin are due to meet today to discuss the framework document for government.

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