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Covid-19 and the need for a New World Order of Solidarity and Co-operation - Declan Kearney

23 March 2020

The latest blog by Sinn Féin National Chairperson Declan Kearney on the COVID19 crisis, the scale of the challenge ahead of us and the importance of solidarity both at home and internationally. Free article

Doherty slams 'Anti-Republican' Fianna Fáil

22 December 2019

Sinn Féin Finance Spokesperson has hit out at Fianna Fáil Leader Mícheál Martin after comments he made to the media this morning saying that now is not the time for an Irish Unity Poll.

Martin said that the proposal of a border poll runs the risk of raising tensions in the North of Ireland, and called for the integration of public services in the meantime.

The Fianna Fáil leader... Free article

Disappointment as DUP hold up Stormont restoration deal

19 December 2019

Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has expressed disappointment that the DUP have tonight failed to do a deal to restore power-sharing. Free article

We need more than a border poll – we need a new country

18 December 2019

Writing in a personal capacity MANDATE Communications Officer David Gibney, outlines the economic and social foundations that need to be built for a truly just, equal and democratic Ireland to be become possible. Free article

Martin Savage and the Ashtown ambush

18 December 2019

In May 1918 British Army Field Marshal John French was appointed Lord Lieutenant and Supreme Commander of the British Army in Ireland. He had previously held the positions of Commander-in-Chief of the British Home Forces and, at the start of the First World War, Commander-in-Chief of the British Expeditionary Force in France. Free article

A New Ireland where all feel respected and welcome

17 December 2019

There is nothing inevitable about Irish unity. How many movements in history have wrongly predicted the obviousness of their desired outcome? How many political struggles end in failure? Achieving the unity of this island remains a formidable challenge; the obstacles are still huge. Free article

The Battle for Survival of Rural Ireland

16 December 2019

No One Shouted Stop: Death of an Irish Town was the 1988 title of Irish Times journalist John Healy’s seminal book dealing with the decline of Charlestown, a town in East Mayo familiar to anyone who has travelled the N17 from Sligo to Galway. The book was particularly concerned with this case study of social and economic degeneration in the west, but also the destructive impact of emigration on the vitality of rural communities more generally. Free article

Sinn Féin member and five IRA Volunteers killed

12 December 2019

THE month between 16 November and 17 December 1984 saw the deaths of a Sinn Féin member at the hands of unionist gunmen and of five IRA Volunteers in action against the British crown forces in Counties Antrim, Fermanagh, Derry and Armagh. It was one of the most intense and tragic months of the conflict. Free article

Sinn Féin lay out the human cost of the housing crisis

11 December 2019

Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald TD has published a document comprising real-life submissions from people impacted by the housing crisis. Deputy McDonald published a video on her social media accounts last week calling on people to share their lived experiences of the housing crisis.

The comments from the Dublin Central TD came shortly after a motion of no confidence in the... Free article

A deal to re-establish the north's political institutions is possible - Mary Lou McDonald

7 December 2019

On the 16th December, talks to re-establish the north’s political institutions resume and these talks must conclude by the 13th January at the latest. 

Sinn Féin have made preparations, we have been in direct contact with both governments and our negotiators stand ready to engage in these talks. It is our view that a deal is possible and that a deal has always been possible. 

In... Free article

Sinn Féin MPs ranked among best performing

4 December 2019

Sinn Féin MPs have been named as among the best performing members of parliament in the first 'People Power' index compiled by one of the world's leading survey sites. Free article

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