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The days of second class citizenship in the north are over - Declan Kearney

22 February 2018

In this article, which first appeared in the Irish News, Sinn Féin National Chairperson Declan Kearney addresses the legacy of the civil rights movement and writes that the days of second class citizenship in the north are over. Free article

668 patients wait for treatment as Government stalls on trolley crisis

23 January 2018

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation are reporting today a record number of 668 patients waiting on hospital trolleys across Ireland. The hospital most affected is University of Limerick with 60 patients waiting for beds.

The latest figures come a week after Sinn Féin passed a crucial Dáil motion which sought to outline the issues in the health service as identified first... Free article

Mary Lou McDonald named as Sinn Féin President elect

20 January 2018

Mary Lou McDonald has been named as Sinn Féin President-elect at the Sinn Féin Cuige Uladh AGM in Belfast this morning. Free article

Sinn Féin TD’s call on Government to reverse inequitable changes to state pension

18 January 2018

Sinn Féin TD’s Mary Lou McDonald TD and John Brady TD have today called on the Government to reverse the discriminatory 2012 changes to the state pension, which were introduced by the Labour Party’s Joan Burton and have disproportionately impacted on women, with some losing up to €30 a week in their payment.

By changing the eligibility criteria for the higher pension rates, the... Free article

Government must ensure fairness for Section 39 Agency Workers says Gerry Adams TD

17 January 2018

Sinn Féin President, Gerry Adams TD, has advised Tánaiste Simon Coveney that his government must act soon to set up a process for pay restoration for the staff of Section 39 agencies, in the Dáil this afternoon. Free article

Sinn Féin motion to tackle trolley crisis passed in the Dáil

17 January 2018

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has announced that Fine Gael will not oppose a Sinn Féin Dáil motion which proposes practical solutions to the trolley and overcrowding crisis in our hospitals. As a result the motion has been passed in the Dáil. Free article

Sinn Féin in government won't be more of the same - John Finucane

16 January 2018

In this article, Sinn Féin's John Finucane hits out at the lazy narrative peddled by some about Sinn Féin and states clearly Sinn Féin's position on delivering good government for all based on equality. Free article

Barry McElduff resigns as MP

15 January 2018

Barry McElduff has announced his resignation as MP for West Tyrone. Free article

Rally calls for the release of Ahed Tamini

14 January 2018

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson has called for the immediate release of Ahed Tamimi, a 16-year-old Palestinian girl, who is currently imprisoned by Israeli forces, at a rally in Derry. Free article

Mitchel McLaughlin honoured at Derry Sinn Féin AGM

13 January 2018

Sinn Féin leader in the north Michelle O'Neill has paid a special tribute to veteran republican Mitchel McLaughlin at the AGM of Derry Sinn Féin, hailing his decades of activism and commitment to equality. Free article

Refusal to accept second class citizenship is not a red line - Declan Kearney

9 January 2018

One year on from the resignation of Martin McGuinness as deputy First Minister, Sinn Féin National Chairperson Declan Kearney MLA writes that it is not a red line to state that the days of second class citizenship are over and sets out what is required from the DUP and British government to see the restoration of the political institutions. Free article

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