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#Sinn Féin

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Central Bank 'determined' to avoid 'tracker mortgage scandal Mark II' over Covid insurance payouts
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Central Bank 'determined' to avoid 'tracker mortgage scandal Mark II' over Covid insurance payouts

Jul 7th 2020, 11:39 AM 20,237 Views 14 Comments

Gabriel Makhlouf was addressing the Special Dáil Committee on Covid-19 this morning.

# sinn-fein - Monday 6 July, 2020

Sinn Féin suspends party activity in Dublin South-West following nomination of Holohan for mayor
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Sinn Féin suspends party activity in Dublin South-West following nomination of Holohan for mayor

Jul 6th 2020, 11:11 PM 76,220 Views 45 Comments

Paddy Holohan was suspended from the party for five months for comments described as “offensive” on his podcast.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 5 July, 2020

US envoy praises Northern Ireland as it's 'done a really good job' of tackling Covid-19
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US envoy praises Northern Ireland as it's 'done a really good job' of tackling Covid-19

Jul 5th 2020, 4:45 PM 25,579 Views 21 Comments

Mick Mulvaney said that the Northern Irish parties had all worked well together.

# sinn-fein - Friday 3 July, 2020

NI party leaders to meet to discuss differences over Bobby Storey funeral
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NI party leaders to meet to discuss differences over Bobby Storey funeral

Jul 3rd 2020, 8:12 AM 12,471 Views 60 Comments

Michelle O’Neill was criticised after attending a service for the former IRA prisoner this week.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Mary Lou McDonald says Michelle O’Neill does not need to stand aside over attendance at Bobby Storey funeral
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Mary Lou McDonald says Michelle O’Neill does not need to stand aside over attendance at Bobby Storey funeral

Updated Jul 2nd 2020, 2:53 PM 38,087 Views 121 Comments

Police are investigating potential breaches of lockdown rules at the funeral.

This is Sinn Féin's new front bench
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This is Sinn Féin's new front bench

Jul 2nd 2020, 2:52 PM 39,012 Views 78 Comments

Louise O’Reilly moving from the health brief is the biggest change to the party’s Dáil lineup.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

'A friend of ours has passed away': Pearse Doherty defends attending Bobby Storey funeral
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'A friend of ours has passed away': Pearse Doherty defends attending Bobby Storey funeral

Jul 1st 2020, 12:10 PM 30,516 Views 155 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD said he believes the senior republican’s funeral is now being politicised.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Mary Lou McDonald and Gerry Adams join crowds at funeral of senior republican Bobby Storey
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Mary Lou McDonald and Gerry Adams join crowds at funeral of senior republican Bobby Storey

Updated Jun 30th 2020, 4:57 PM 58,139 Views 174 Comments

Politicians in Northern Ireland criticised the large crowds who gathered for the funeral, despite pandemic restrictions.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 27 June, 2020

'The wrong decision': Eoin Ó Broin criticises decision to nominate Paddy Holohan for South Dublin Mayor
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# Paddy Holohan

'The wrong decision': Eoin Ó Broin criticises decision to nominate Paddy Holohan for South Dublin Mayor

Jun 27th 2020, 9:20 AM 65,184 Views 101 Comments

Holohan made what were described as “offensive” comments in his podcast earlier this year.

# sinn-fein - Friday 26 June, 2020

Sinn Féin 'not aware' recently reinstated councillor would be nominated for mayor
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# Paddy Holohan

Sinn Féin 'not aware' recently reinstated councillor would be nominated for mayor

Jun 26th 2020, 9:50 PM 83,560 Views 92 Comments

The party reinstated Paddy Holohan following a five-month suspension.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Mandate of Special Criminal Court renewed in Dáil vote as Sinn Féin abstains rather than rejects it for first time
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# Non-jury Trials

Mandate of Special Criminal Court renewed in Dáil vote as Sinn Féin abstains rather than rejects it for first time

Jun 24th 2020, 2:35 PM 17,143 Views 76 Comments

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has announced a review of the Offences Against the State Act.

If government deal falls, FF would look to Independents and smaller parties, as the Sinn Féin question is asked again
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If government deal falls, FF would look to Independents and smaller parties, as the Sinn Féin question is asked again

Jun 24th 2020, 6:05 AM 26,079 Views 97 Comments

Postal votes on the programme for government will be counted on Friday.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

State should give €200 voucher to every adult in the country to boost domestic tourism, says Sinn Féin
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# Staycations

State should give €200 voucher to every adult in the country to boost domestic tourism, says Sinn Féin

Jun 23rd 2020, 2:58 PM 34,374 Views 114 Comments

The scheme would also see every child receiving a voucher worth €100.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 21 June, 2020

Senior republican Bobby Storey has died
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# Bobby Storey

Senior republican Bobby Storey has died

Jun 21st 2020, 5:59 PM 37,604 Views 27 Comments

The former Sinn Féin chairman was aged in his mid 60s and had been unwell for a period of time.

# sinn-fein - Monday 15 June, 2020

McDonald accuses FG and FF of 'clinging to each other' to stay in power
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McDonald accuses FG and FF of 'clinging to each other' to stay in power

Jun 15th 2020, 9:59 PM 25,857 Views 153 Comments

It comes as Leo Varadkar, Micheal Martin and Eamon Ryan signed an agreement to form a coalition.

# sinn-fein - Friday 12 June, 2020

'Unless there is a magic wand, we could lose League of Ireland clubs forever'

'Unless there is a magic wand, we could lose League of Ireland clubs forever'

Jun 12th 2020, 6:32 PM 8,054 Views 17 Comments

Sinn Fein call for €2m rescue package from Government to save the League of Ireland.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

DUP motion on abortion passed by Northern Ireland Assembly
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DUP motion on abortion passed by Northern Ireland Assembly

Jun 2nd 2020, 9:18 PM 25,232 Views 34 Comments

The motion doesn’t impact or change Northern Ireland’s abortion legislation.

Sinn Féin to oppose DUP's motion against abortion in cases of non-fatal disabilities
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# Northern Ireland

Sinn Féin to oppose DUP's motion against abortion in cases of non-fatal disabilities

Jun 2nd 2020, 5:19 PM 14,913 Views 43 Comments

The motion “rejects the imposition of abortion legislation which extends to all non-fatal disabilities, including Down’s syndrome”.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

SIPTU calls on cleaning companies to honour 'agreed' 40 cent per hour pay increase
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# Essential Workers

SIPTU calls on cleaning companies to honour 'agreed' 40 cent per hour pay increase

May 26th 2020, 6:30 AM 27,009 Views 13 Comments

A new Employment Regulation Order for contract cleaners was delayed by the Covid-19 outbreak.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Overwhelming majority of Irish people expect austerity to return after the pandemic
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Overwhelming majority of Irish people expect austerity to return after the pandemic

May 20th 2020, 12:39 PM 18,676 Views 69 Comments

Opposition parties and trade unions have made strong statements in recent weeks against possible public spending cuts.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Fianna Fáil says the time has come to cancel the Leaving Cert
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Fianna Fáil says the time has come to cancel the Leaving Cert

May 2nd 2020, 1:19 PM 36,953 Views 48 Comments

The party’s education spokesperson says the uncertainty is causing stress for students and parents.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 25 April, 2020

'My eye sockets ached': Mary Lou McDonald on her coronavirus experience
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'My eye sockets ached': Mary Lou McDonald on her coronavirus experience

Apr 25th 2020, 7:56 AM 69,410 Views 156 Comments

The party leader revealed on 14 April that she had been diagnosed with Covid-19.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 16 April, 2020

Doherty says Sinn Féin would be 'laughed at' if party produced same document as Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil
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Doherty says Sinn Féin would be 'laughed at' if party produced same document as Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil

Apr 16th 2020, 11:10 AM 42,485 Views 229 Comments

Micheál Martin has defended the policy framework document.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Mary Lou McDonald confirms she has tested positive for Covid-19
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Mary Lou McDonald confirms she has tested positive for Covid-19

Updated Apr 14th 2020, 3:00 PM 184,824 Views 247 Comments

McDonald developed post-viral pleurisy in her right lung over the weekend.

Poll: Would you back a Fine Gael/Fianna Fáil coalition government?
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Poll: Would you back a Fine Gael/Fianna Fáil coalition government?

Apr 14th 2020, 8:14 AM 163,276 Views 328 Comments

Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin are due to meet today to discuss the framework document for government.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Sinn Féin criticises NI health minister's 'unilateral' request for British army's help to battle coronavirus
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Sinn Féin criticises NI health minister's 'unilateral' request for British army's help to battle coronavirus

Apr 11th 2020, 4:15 PM 44,825 Views 198 Comments

Sinn Féin have accused Robin Swann of the UUP of “unilaterally” requesting the help of the British army without consulting the Stormont Executive first.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 29 March, 2020

Coronavirus measures bring surge in public support for Fine Gael, new opinion poll suggests
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Coronavirus measures bring surge in public support for Fine Gael, new opinion poll suggests

Mar 29th 2020, 8:47 AM 138,127 Views 310 Comments

The poll comes as Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are in talks to form a new government.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael agree on the need to form stable government to help country after Covid-19 crisis
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Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael agree on the need to form stable government to help country after Covid-19 crisis

Mar 25th 2020, 7:53 PM 37,150 Views 223 Comments

The two parties met for two hours of talks today.

# sinn-fein - Friday 13 March, 2020

The report into the cash-for-ash scandal is to be published today
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# Renewable Heat Incentive

The report into the cash-for-ash scandal is to be published today

Mar 13th 2020, 9:32 AM 14,056 Views 31 Comments

The report will examine the role of DUP leader Arlene Foster, who presided over the department that introduced the RHI scheme.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 8 March, 2020

'Cash for ash': Everything you need to know about the scandal that collapsed Stormont
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# Ashes To Ashes

'Cash for ash': Everything you need to know about the scandal that collapsed Stormont

Mar 8th 2020, 10:00 PM 40,725 Views 20 Comments

The DUP is expected to be criticised heavily when the RHI report is published on Friday.

# sinn-fein - Friday 6 March, 2020

Mcdonald says she will not travel to US for St Patrick's Day 'due to current circumstances'
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# St Patrick's Day

Mcdonald says she will not travel to US for St Patrick's Day 'due to current circumstances'

Mar 6th 2020, 6:03 PM 47,386 Views 118 Comments

McDonald said earlier this week that she was staying close to home after a case of Covid-19 was confirmed at her children’s school.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 5 March, 2020

'Tetchy' Fianna Fáil meeting as Micheál Martin told strategy of hammering SF is damaging the party
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'Tetchy' Fianna Fáil meeting as Micheál Martin told strategy of hammering SF is damaging the party

Updated Mar 5th 2020, 7:00 PM 81,851 Views 358 Comments

Martin said discussions take place next week but other parties must “come to the table”.

Paul Quinn’s parents left ‘hurt and humiliated’ after Conor Murphy told he has ‘nothing to apologise for’ at SF rally
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Paul Quinn’s parents left ‘hurt and humiliated’ after Conor Murphy told he has ‘nothing to apologise for’ at SF rally

Mar 5th 2020, 3:22 PM 25,876 Views 127 Comments

Breege and Stephen Quinn are at Leinster House to meet a number of political parties this afternoon.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Mary Lou says letter to Leo is on the way after Taoiseach accused SF of snubbing talks offer
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Mary Lou says letter to Leo is on the way after Taoiseach accused SF of snubbing talks offer

Mar 3rd 2020, 7:29 PM 44,136 Views 111 Comments

McDonald says she will return to the Dail on Thursday.

'People have gotten into a frenzy over it': Michelle O'Neill laughs off criticism of Sinn Féin rallies
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# Sinn Féin Surge

'People have gotten into a frenzy over it': Michelle O'Neill laughs off criticism of Sinn Féin rallies

Mar 3rd 2020, 6:30 PM 26,338 Views 47 Comments

O’Neill also spoke of the misogyny she has witnessed as a female politician and her dreams of a United Ireland.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Former MEP Lynn Boylan among seven candidates on Sinn Féin ticket for Seanad elections
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Former MEP Lynn Boylan among seven candidates on Sinn Féin ticket for Seanad elections

Mar 1st 2020, 5:14 PM 25,828 Views 49 Comments

Boylan is joined by a councillor, a former mayor of Derry and four sitting senators running for Sinn Féin.

Mary Lou is hoping to ride the crest of a wave of support all the way to the US this Patrick's Day
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Mary Lou is hoping to ride the crest of a wave of support all the way to the US this Patrick's Day

Mar 1st 2020, 11:30 AM 22,671 Views 56 Comments

The party has never had much trouble in drumming up support in the States – though this year’s election result is likely to add to its publicity.

Sinn Féin surges since general election to commanding 15-point poll lead
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# On The Up

Sinn Féin surges since general election to commanding 15-point poll lead

Mar 1st 2020, 7:45 AM 44,572 Views 230 Comments

A new opinion poll puts the party’s support at 35%.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Mary Lou McDonald warns Green Party that going in with FF and FG would be a 'mistake'
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Mary Lou McDonald warns Green Party that going in with FF and FG would be a 'mistake'

Feb 29th 2020, 4:12 PM 40,769 Views 127 Comments

She also described a comment about the Greens as being “Fine Gael bikes” was “lighthearted”.

# sinn-fein - Friday 28 February, 2020

Opinion: Boston, or Berlin? No, we'll take Sweden or Denmark - this was our ‘Hygge’ election
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# Ge2020

Opinion: Boston, or Berlin? No, we'll take Sweden or Denmark - this was our ‘Hygge’ election

Feb 28th 2020, 7:00 AM 29,091 Views 86 Comments

A status quo government is unlikely to represent the need for change, writes Dr Rory Hearne.