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# 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 10,571 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 38,053 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 45,063 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 7,444 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 12,819 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 27,083 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 13,680 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 42,045 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 22,319 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 12,550 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 59,261 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 15,706 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 30,637 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 29,757 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 57,064 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 31,518 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 40,357 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 39,558 Views 56 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 23,280 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 18,352 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 51,301 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 17,630 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 47,749 Views 107 Comments

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

# sinn-fein - Monday 12 April, 2021

Arlene Foster: Loyalist concerns cannot be dismissed as ‘nonsense’
# Unrest
# Unrest

Arlene Foster: Loyalist concerns cannot be dismissed as ‘nonsense’

Apr 12th 2021, 4:12 PM 26,007 Views 43 Comments

Foster said some claims of unfair treatment were not true but she said perceptions must be addressed.

# sinn-fein - Friday 9 April, 2021

Opinion: The violence this week was choreographed by criminal gangs using children as fodder
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Opinion: The violence this week was choreographed by criminal gangs using children as fodder

Apr 9th 2021, 3:07 PM 20,352 Views 21 Comments

Emma DeSouza says the unrest in the North is not a failure of peace but a failure of leadership.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Loyalist anger at post-Brexit trade rules among factors in Northern Ireland disorder
# Explainer
# Explainer

Loyalist anger at post-Brexit trade rules among factors in Northern Ireland disorder

Apr 8th 2021, 8:10 AM 23,835 Views 49 Comments

It took an event unrelated to the Irish Sea border furore to set a match to simmering tensions

# sinn-fein - Thursday 1 April, 2021

O’Neill ‘truly sorry’ that her actions at Bobby Storey funeral caused hurt
# STOREY FUNERAL
# STOREY FUNERAL

O’Neill ‘truly sorry’ that her actions at Bobby Storey funeral caused hurt

Apr 1st 2021, 4:48 PM 16,908 Views 96 Comments

The SDLP has tabled a motion criticising Sinn Fein ministers who attended the funeral of the former IRA leader last June.

PSNI chief due before policing board over decision not to prosecute after Storey funeral
# Simon Byrne
# Simon Byrne

PSNI chief due before policing board over decision not to prosecute after Storey funeral

Apr 1st 2021, 7:24 AM 10,847 Views 9 Comments

The Northern Ireland Assembly is also due to convene today for an emergency sitting to discuss the controversy.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Bobby Storey funeral: O'Neill will not be prosecuted as Foster calls for PSNI chief to resign
# Bobby Storey
# Bobby Storey

Bobby Storey funeral: O'Neill will not be prosecuted as Foster calls for PSNI chief to resign

Updated Mar 30th 2021, 5:21 PM 46,165 Views 143 Comments
  • No charges to be brought in relation to the funeral
  • NI's DPP says Covid-19 regulations at the time of the funeral had become 'inconsistent'
  • O'Neill apologises for what she said was the hurt caused to families as a result of the incident
  • Foster has claimed the PSNI 'facilitated a breach of the law'

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

'It was misogynistic': Government leaders hit out at cartoon depicting Mary Lou McDonald as a witch
# Criticism
# Criticism

'It was misogynistic': Government leaders hit out at cartoon depicting Mary Lou McDonald as a witch

Mar 23rd 2021, 8:55 PM 40,124 Views 56 Comments

The Taoiseach, Tánaiste and Green Party leader jointly condemned the drawing.

SDLP writes to RTÉ over 'frustration and dismay' at exclusion from united Ireland discussion
# Cblive
# Cblive

SDLP writes to RTÉ over 'frustration and dismay' at exclusion from united Ireland discussion

Mar 23rd 2021, 7:24 PM 28,078 Views 30 Comments

Matthew O’Toole MLA said ‘speaker after speaker’ cited the party’s founders.

NI secretary urges Stormont to roll out abortion services before he orders executive to do so
# Brandon Lewis
# Brandon Lewis

NI secretary urges Stormont to roll out abortion services before he orders executive to do so

Mar 23rd 2021, 5:21 PM 8,216 Views 7 Comments

Brandon Lewis could have the power to rollout services from London next month.

# sinn-fein - Friday 19 March, 2021

Controversial councillor Paddy Holohan leaves Sinn Féin citing complaints with party investigation
# The Hooligan
# The Hooligan

Controversial councillor Paddy Holohan leaves Sinn Féin citing complaints with party investigation

Mar 19th 2021, 4:29 PM 48,366 Views 39 Comments

The Tallaght South representative on South Dublin County Council has said he will remain as an independent.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

McDonald says Sinn Féin abstained in abortion bill vote because it was a DUP 'stunt'
# Stormont
# Stormont

McDonald says Sinn Féin abstained in abortion bill vote because it was a DUP 'stunt'

Updated Mar 16th 2021, 4:24 PM 33,935 Views 31 Comments

Sinn Féin abstained from a vote on the Severe Fetal Impairment Abortion (Amendment) Bill last night.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Bridge or tunnel between NI and Scotland is a ‘smokescreen for Brexit fallout', says Michelle O’Neill
# Transport Link
# Transport Link

Bridge or tunnel between NI and Scotland is a ‘smokescreen for Brexit fallout', says Michelle O’Neill

Mar 10th 2021, 7:02 PM 24,816 Views 50 Comments

O’Neill has dismissed the possibility of a link between NI and Scotland as a “pipe dream”.

'I stand corrected': Tánaiste apologises after incorrectly claiming Sinn Féin had no Protestant TDs
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

'I stand corrected': Tánaiste apologises after incorrectly claiming Sinn Féin had no Protestant TDs

Mar 10th 2021, 5:44 PM 62,484 Views 127 Comments

Violet-Anne Wynne, a Clare TD, said she is a Protestant and “proud to be a representative for Sinn Féin”.

O'Gorman says adopted people will get birth certs and other information under new legislation
# Birth Certs
# Birth Certs

O'Gorman says adopted people will get birth certs and other information under new legislation

Updated Mar 10th 2021, 5:10 PM 18,885 Views 15 Comments

The minister has also launched a consultation process for a redress scheme for survivors of Mother And Baby Homes.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 4 March, 2021

Figures show more than 30,000 people waiting on HSE gynaecology outpatient appointments
# Waiting List
# Waiting List

Figures show more than 30,000 people waiting on HSE gynaecology outpatient appointments

Mar 4th 2021, 3:20 PM 14,272 Views 16 Comments

30,180 people were waiting on outpatient appointments up to the end of January.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Dáil to debate Sinn Féin's motion on scrapping scheme which it says 'will not make homes more affordable'
# Shared Equity Scheme
# Shared Equity Scheme

Dáil to debate Sinn Féin's motion on scrapping scheme which it says 'will not make homes more affordable'

Mar 3rd 2021, 8:52 AM 19,541 Views 72 Comments

The Minister for Housing, however, has said the scheme will help young prospective homeowners out of a “rental trap”.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 27 February, 2021

'It doesn't diminish': The legacy of the 1981 hunger strikes, 40 years on
# Bobby Sands
# Bobby Sands

'It doesn't diminish': The legacy of the 1981 hunger strikes, 40 years on

Feb 27th 2021, 12:05 AM 33,577 Views 40 Comments

This Monday will mark 40 years since Bobby Sands went on hunger strike.