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Brexit negotiations have reached crucial stage - O'Neill

18 April 2018

The Brexit negotiations have now reached a critical stage, Sinn Féin deputy leader Michelle O'Neill has warned. Free article

Government approach to the Irish language ‘massively inadequate’ - Peadar Tóibín TD

9 February 2018

In this piece, Sinn Féin's spokesperson for the Irish Language and the Gaeltacht, Peadar Tóibín TD, has focused on the importance of the Irish Language across the country, and why the Governments approach to it is not sufficient enough to halt it's decline. This comes ahead of the launch of a number of policy documents based on the future of the language. Free article

Doherty legislation aims to make it a crime for bankers to lie to Central Bank

8 February 2018

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson for Finance, Pearse Doherty TD, has urged Finance Minister Paschal Donohue to support his legislation that he will bring to the Dáil next week, which will make it a crime for bankers to lie to the Central Bank. Free article

Ó Donnghaile challenges government over demolition of Irish funded-schools by Israelis

7 February 2018

Sinn Féin Seanadóir Niall Ó Donnghaile has challenged the Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciarán Cannon and the Irish government to hold Israel to account over its continuing demolishment of projects funded by Irish Aid and other EU countries in the occupied West Bank. Free article

Fatal and chronic Air Corps cases must be investigated - Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD

7 February 2018

There are currently seven cases being taken against the state by current and former serving members, who believe that their exposure to Toxic Chemicals during their service has led to serious chronic and fatal illnesses - including cancer. Free article

Remembering smashing times at the Castle

6 February 2018

100 years ago on 6 February 1918, women finally won the right to vote. A great leader of the Irish suffragettes was Hanna Sheehy Skeffington - feminist and Irish republican.

In June 1912 in protest for votes for women, she broke windows in Dublin Castle, seat of British rule in Ireland. On the morning of 6 February 2018 at the Castle her grand-daughter Micheline Sheehy Skeffington... Free article

Balanced debate on origins of Civil Rights Movement welcome - Kearney

5 February 2018

Any balanced debate on the origins of the Civil Rights Movement is welcome but that cannot be achieved though historical revisionism, Sinn Féin National Chairperson Declan Kearney has said. Free article

No Return to the Status Quo

5 February 2018

It’s been over one year since the Stormont power sharing executive was collapsed by then deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness when he resigned. Martin at the time said there can be ‘no return to the status quo’. These words have since been on the minds of republicans and other progressives when Sinn Féin is challenged on maintaining our position.

But what is the status quo and... Free article

Rural Broadband: A lesson from the past for a digital age

3 February 2018

News broke early this week that Eir were pulling out of the tendering process for the National Broadband Plan. This followed the earlier withdrawal of Siro, who cited that the project was not financially viable after Eir was allowed scoop up 300,000 homes, separate to the process.

This leaves 540,000 homes at the mercies of a tendering process that has a sole applicant. The... Free article

Munster calls for Transport Minister to face up to responsibilities on CIÉ pensions

1 February 2018

Sinn Féin spokesperson on Transport, Imelda Munster TD, has today called on Minister Shane Ross TD to investigate the governance of two CIÉ pension schemes. Free article

Government told childcare workers must not be left behind in affordable childcare reform

1 February 2018

Childcare workers must not be left behind in the plans to reform affordable childcare according to Sinn Féin Children and Youth Affairs spokesperson Denise Mitchel TD.

Childcare Support Bill, brought forward by Minister Katherine Zappone in the Dáil this week, is an important piece of legislation that would lay the foundations for quality, affordable and accessible childcare. This... Free article

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