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#Sinn Féin

# sinn-fein - Yesterday’s News

Mary Lou McDonald says voters can 'of course' ask Sinn Féin what information the party holds on them
# Online Activity
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# Online Activity

Mary Lou McDonald says voters can 'of course' ask Sinn Féin what information the party holds on them

11 hours ago 16,117 Views 90 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
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# Ira Attack

Comments on Mountbatten no change of position, insists Sinn Fein leader

Mon 5:18 PM 50,553 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
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# Data

Sinn Féin denies party is microtargeting people on Facebook

Mon 4:31 PM 17,510 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
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# Lord Mountbatten

'Of course I am sorry that happened': Mary Lou McDonald apologises for the killing of Lord Mountbatten in 1979

Sun 7:30 PM 47,449 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
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# Unrest

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

Apr 12th 2021, 4:12 PM 25,930 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
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# Northern Ireland

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

Apr 9th 2021, 3:07 PM 20,050 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
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# Explainer

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

Apr 8th 2021, 8:10 AM 23,625 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
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# STOREY FUNERAL

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

Apr 1st 2021, 4:48 PM 16,837 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
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# Simon Byrne

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

Apr 1st 2021, 7:24 AM 10,813 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
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# 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 46,007 Views 142 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
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# Criticism

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

Mar 23rd 2021, 8:55 PM 39,715 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
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# Cblive

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

Mar 23rd 2021, 7:24 PM 27,822 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
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# Brandon Lewis

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

Mar 23rd 2021, 5:21 PM 8,187 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
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# The Hooligan

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

Mar 19th 2021, 4:29 PM 47,390 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
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# Stormont

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

Updated Mar 16th 2021, 4:24 PM 32,620 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
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# 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 24,768 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
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# Leo Varadkar

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

Mar 10th 2021, 5:44 PM 62,255 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
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# Birth Certs

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

Updated Mar 10th 2021, 5:10 PM 18,218 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
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# Waiting List

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

Mar 4th 2021, 3:20 PM 13,623 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
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# 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 19,399 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
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# Bobby Sands

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

Feb 27th 2021, 12:05 AM 32,193 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
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# Your Say

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

Feb 13th 2021, 9:00 AM 66,374 Views 178 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 From TheJournal.ie

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

Feb 11th 2021, 1:35 PM 80,084 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
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# Pension Age Rise

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

Feb 10th 2021, 2:42 PM 30,398 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
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# David Nabarro

UK urged to share vaccine supplies with Ireland and developing nations

Updated Feb 7th 2021, 1:05 PM 44,250 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
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# Northern Ireland

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

Feb 6th 2021, 2:00 PM 22,463 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
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# Pitt Park

PSNI investigate gathering of masked men in east Belfast

Feb 4th 2021, 11:54 AM 18,959 Views 14 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
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# 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 40,288 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
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# Northern Ireland

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

Feb 1st 2021, 11:10 AM 20,643 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
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# Opinion

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

Jan 21st 2021, 6:55 AM 15,505 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
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# International Travel

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

Jan 19th 2021, 6:37 PM 15,233 Views 34 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
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# The Troubles

IRA did not want Sinn Fein to get involved with backchannel peace talks with the British

Dec 27th 2020, 8:00 AM 25,605 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
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# Belfast

PSNI complete investigation into potential Covid-19 breaches at Bobby Storey funeral

Dec 17th 2020, 2:16 PM 9,857 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
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# 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 21,948 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
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# CETA

Green Party to push for postponement of Dáil vote on EU-Canada free trade agreement

Dec 14th 2020, 1:10 PM 20,793 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
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# Warning

Leo Varadkar: 'Crisis of polarisation' developing in Irish politics due to influence of social media

Dec 11th 2020, 7:46 AM 48,511 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
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# 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 43,449 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
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# War Of Words

Varadkar accuses Mary Lou McDonald of justifying Sinn Féin 'intimidation' after young activist leaves party

Dec 7th 2020, 1:49 PM 38,533 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
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# PAC

Sinn Féin TD says Brian Stanley guilty of 'colossal errors of judgment'

Dec 6th 2020, 4:40 PM 33,367 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
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# 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 38,556 Views 124 Comments

As long as the two parties are polling well, the strategy is unlikely to change.

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