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# 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.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Poll: What Government coalition do you want next time around?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: What Government coalition do you want next time around?

Feb 13th 2021, 9:00 AM 68,516 Views 179 Comments

Fianna Fáil TDs appear to be softening their opinion of going in with Sinn Fein – is it a runner?

# sinn-fein - Thursday 11 February, 2021

'You're not a stupid man': Leo Varadkar and Pearse Doherty clash over Covid-19 insurance

'You're not a stupid man': Leo Varadkar and Pearse Doherty clash over Covid-19 insurance

Feb 11th 2021, 1:35 PM 80,550 Views 89 Comments

Tensions were running high during Leaders’ Questions.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Sinn Féin criticises new weekly payment of €203 introduced for 65-year-olds
# Pension Age Rise
# Pension Age Rise

Sinn Féin criticises new weekly payment of €203 introduced for 65-year-olds

Feb 10th 2021, 2:42 PM 31,018 Views 61 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald said the plan would cost individuals more than 2,000 euro a year.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 7 February, 2021

UK urged to share vaccine supplies with Ireland and developing nations
# David Nabarro
# David Nabarro

UK urged to share vaccine supplies with Ireland and developing nations

Updated Feb 7th 2021, 1:05 PM 44,301 Views 110 Comments

Dr David Nabarro encouraged the UK to share excess vaccines with developing countries.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Michelle O'Neill: Mother and baby homes were the product of systemic misogyny
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Michelle O'Neill: Mother and baby homes were the product of systemic misogyny

Feb 6th 2021, 2:00 PM 22,567 Views 65 Comments

Following the recent report on institutions there, Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister says an all-island approach is needed on this issue, to address the wrongs of the past.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 4 February, 2021

PSNI investigate gathering of masked men in east Belfast
# Pitt Park
# Pitt Park

PSNI investigate gathering of masked men in east Belfast

Feb 4th 2021, 11:54 AM 18,991 Views 15 Comments

Scores of masked men were seen in east Belfast on Tuesday in a video widely circulated on social media.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Sinn Féin's Brian Stanley says Garda Colm Horkan's funeral is among several 'large funerals' that have taken place
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Sinn Féin's Brian Stanley says Garda Colm Horkan's funeral is among several 'large funerals' that have taken place

Feb 2nd 2021, 1:57 PM 40,432 Views 0 Comments

Stanley was responding to a question about a republican funeral in Derry last week.

# sinn-fein - Monday 1 February, 2021

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

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

Feb 1st 2021, 11:10 AM 20,694 Views 26 Comments

The Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland said she will work from home.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Eoin Ó Broin: We can end homelessness but absolute reform of the system is required
# Opinion
# Opinion

Eoin Ó Broin: We can end homelessness but absolute reform of the system is required

Jan 21st 2021, 6:55 AM 15,779 Views 77 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD says we have to set aside our obsession with the charitable model and instead fund preventative services and new homes.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Mandatory quarantine unlikely and only to be considered if UK opted for similar system
# International Travel
# International Travel

Mandatory quarantine unlikely and only to be considered if UK opted for similar system

Jan 19th 2021, 6:37 PM 15,281 Views 36 Comments

Irish government favours asking people to restrict their movements.

# 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 25,747 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 9,874 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 22,010 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 20,857 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 48,987 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 43,570 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 38,597 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 33,412 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 38,623 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 23,742 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 17,804 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 40,703 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 17,573 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 25,368 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 25,611 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 37,874 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 7,267 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 51,914 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 22,381 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 37,139 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 66,926 Views 124 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 27,202 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 24,691 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 29,352 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 25,250 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 31,527 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 33,437 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 21,644 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 27,627 Views 67 Comments

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