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#Sinn Féin

# sinn-fein - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Murdered Paul Quinn's family says Sinn Féin's Conor Murphy is 'only obstacle' to justice
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Murdered Paul Quinn's family says Sinn Féin's Conor Murphy is 'only obstacle' to justice

Feb 27th 2020, 10:13 AM 17,812 Views 116 Comments

Breege and Stephen Quinn said Murphy must provide information to gardaí and the PSNI.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

'Blueshirts' and borders: Sinn Féin tells Newry voters that a united Ireland has never been closer
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'Blueshirts' and borders: Sinn Féin tells Newry voters that a united Ireland has never been closer

Updated Feb 26th 2020, 11:59 PM 47,679 Views 156 Comments

Sinn Féin held a public meeting in Newry tonight.

Drew Harris says he has 'no regrets' over his comments about IRA Army Council and Sinn Féin
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Drew Harris says he has 'no regrets' over his comments about IRA Army Council and Sinn Féin

Feb 26th 2020, 6:15 PM 41,068 Views 133 Comments

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has said the ‘war is over, the IRA is off the stage’.

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to hold a one-day policy seminar next week
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# Government Formation

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to hold a one-day policy seminar next week

Updated Feb 26th 2020, 6:13 PM 17,677 Views 79 Comments

The Dáil will reconvene on 5 March to discuss the European Council meeting and the Coronavirus outbreak.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Mary Lou McDonald: Sinn Féin will not take part in protest calling for change of government
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# Dublin Rally

Mary Lou McDonald: Sinn Féin will not take part in protest calling for change of government

Feb 25th 2020, 10:31 PM 40,836 Views 134 Comments

People Before Profit are organising a protest for change on 7 March.

Coronavirus and Brexit talks add urgency to government formation, says Simon Coveney
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# Talk The Talk

Coronavirus and Brexit talks add urgency to government formation, says Simon Coveney

Feb 25th 2020, 2:03 PM 11,537 Views 46 Comments

The tánaiste was speaking in Brussels at an EU special summit.

Lise Hand: Mary Lou was borne aloft in a tricolour-draped golden palanquin carved from the bones of fallen Elites
# Ge2020
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# Ge2020

Lise Hand: Mary Lou was borne aloft in a tricolour-draped golden palanquin carved from the bones of fallen Elites

Feb 25th 2020, 9:49 AM 79,241 Views 170 Comments

Lise Hand was at the Sinn Féin rally in Cork last night, the first in a series planned for this week.

Conor Murphy again refuses to state that Paul Quinn was not a criminal
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Conor Murphy again refuses to state that Paul Quinn was not a criminal

Feb 25th 2020, 9:24 AM 29,833 Views 68 Comments

Quinn’s mother Breege has repeatedly called for the Sinn Féin MLA to publicly state that her son, who was murdered in 2007, was not a criminal.

Hundreds of people attend Sinn Féin rally in Cork
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# Public Meeting

Hundreds of people attend Sinn Féin rally in Cork

Feb 25th 2020, 7:48 AM 37,367 Views 160 Comments

Sinn Féin meetings are planned across the country in the coming weeks.

# sinn-fein - Monday 24 February, 2020

Pearse Doherty: Criticism from other parties about Sinn Féin public rally 'nothing but hysterics'
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# Government Talks

Pearse Doherty: Criticism from other parties about Sinn Féin public rally 'nothing but hysterics'

Feb 24th 2020, 2:27 PM 39,158 Views 257 Comments

Leo Varadkar said today the rallies were “an unwelcome development”.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Party leaders planning new week of talks but still no sign of government being formed
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# Talk To Me

Party leaders planning new week of talks but still no sign of government being formed

Feb 23rd 2020, 2:39 PM 11,991 Views 93 Comments

Fine Gael TD Helen McEntee said people need to respect that the party will not go into government with Sinn Féin.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Sinn Féin organising public rallies to bring 'government for change to the people'
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# On Tour

Sinn Féin organising public rallies to bring 'government for change to the people'

Feb 22nd 2020, 5:21 PM 71,916 Views 333 Comments

The locations on the agenda include Galway, Cork and Newry.

Micheál and Leo will sit down for chats next week, but who else is talking?
# Call Me Maybe
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# Call Me Maybe

Micheál and Leo will sit down for chats next week, but who else is talking?

Feb 22nd 2020, 6:45 AM 13,745 Views 61 Comments

The talks continue…

# sinn-fein - Friday 21 February, 2020

Drew Harris says he agrees with PSNI assessment about IRA Army Council and influence on Sinn Féin
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# Provisional IRA

Drew Harris says he agrees with PSNI assessment about IRA Army Council and influence on Sinn Féin

Feb 21st 2020, 4:04 PM 49,814 Views 297 Comments

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald reacted to Drew Harris’ comments by saying: “The war is over, the IRA is off the stage”.

Varadkar says FG isn't planning on entering government, but will meet with Martin early next week
# Ge2020
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# Ge2020

Varadkar says FG isn't planning on entering government, but will meet with Martin early next week

Updated Feb 21st 2020, 1:39 PM 29,085 Views 151 Comments

TDs yesterday failed to elect a new Taoiseach on the first day of the 33rd Dáil.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 20 February, 2020

AS IT HAPPENED: No Taoiseach elected as new lineup of TDs meets for first day of Dáil
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AS IT HAPPENED: No Taoiseach elected as new lineup of TDs meets for first day of Dáil

Updated Feb 20th 2020, 7:59 PM 118,539 Views 72 Comments

Leo Varadkar, Micheál Martin, Mary Lou McDonald and Eamon Ryan have all been rejected by the house.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Micheál Martin announces FF negotiating team, but says coalition with SF 'not the right thing to do'
# Government Formation
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# Government Formation

Micheál Martin announces FF negotiating team, but says coalition with SF 'not the right thing to do'

Updated Feb 19th 2020, 6:08 PM 65,004 Views 147 Comments

Martin says he has written to Mary Lou McDonald explaining why Fianna Fáil won’t go into coalition with Sinn Féin.

Healy Raes question SF on election promise funding, saying there's 'no such thing as a free lunch'
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# Government Formation

Healy Raes question SF on election promise funding, saying there's 'no such thing as a free lunch'

Updated Feb 19th 2020, 5:00 PM 63,307 Views 152 Comments

Pearse Doherty hit out against Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael for refusing to engage with Sinn Féin.

'Inaccurate, anti-Semitic and racist': Jewish Council condemns newly-elected Sinn Féin TD's 'offensive' tweets
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# Reada Cronin

'Inaccurate, anti-Semitic and racist': Jewish Council condemns newly-elected Sinn Féin TD's 'offensive' tweets

Updated Feb 19th 2020, 4:18 PM 54,050 Views 211 Comments

Réada Cronin has apologised for her tweets, saying she never intended to cause hurt or distress.

# sinn-fein - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Sinn Féin enter Government Buildings for talks with top civil servants
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# Get In Formation

Sinn Féin enter Government Buildings for talks with top civil servants

Feb 18th 2020, 3:53 PM 34,869 Views 137 Comments

The party will discuss with government officials how its commitments on housing, health, and preparing for Irish unity can be delivered.

UCD students protest against on-campus rent increase
# Student Accommodation
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# Student Accommodation

UCD students protest against on-campus rent increase

Updated Feb 18th 2020, 12:30 PM 24,269 Views 49 Comments

Sinn Féin housing spokesperson Eoin Ó Broin is to meet with some colleges over rent increases.

Social Democrats accuse Fine Gael of 'game-playing' and cancel meeting
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# New Government

Social Democrats accuse Fine Gael of 'game-playing' and cancel meeting

Updated Feb 18th 2020, 9:55 AM 48,532 Views 170 Comments

Leo Varadkar last night said his party is “preparing to go into opposition”.

New IRA planning car bomb attack on a Sinn Féin member, O'Neill warns
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# Terror Threat

New IRA planning car bomb attack on a Sinn Féin member, O'Neill warns

Feb 18th 2020, 7:16 AM 53,221 Views 64 Comments

“We have been told this planned attack could happen anywhere in the north,” deputy first minister Michelle O’Neill said.

# sinn-fein - Monday 17 February, 2020

Fine Gael 'preparing to go into opposition' following marathon parliamentary party meeting
# No Change
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# No Change

Fine Gael 'preparing to go into opposition' following marathon parliamentary party meeting

Feb 17th 2020, 8:46 PM 42,529 Views 145 Comments

The party held its first parliamentary party meeting since the election today.

As government-formation dance continues, Mary Lou McDonald does the Macarena
# Move With Me
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# Move With Me

As government-formation dance continues, Mary Lou McDonald does the Macarena

Feb 17th 2020, 1:44 PM 73,035 Views 90 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader said talks will intensify with smaller parties this week in a bid to form a left-leaning government.

Mother of Paul Quinn says Sinn Féin minister 'put family through hell'
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# Stormont

Mother of Paul Quinn says Sinn Féin minister 'put family through hell'

Feb 17th 2020, 12:41 PM 27,545 Views 61 Comments

Breege Quinn is holding talks with political parties at Stormont today.

# sinn-fein - Sunday 16 February, 2020

'Surprised, not shocked': What do the North's politicians make of the Sinn Féin surge?
# Seen It All
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# Seen It All

'Surprised, not shocked': What do the North's politicians make of the Sinn Féin surge?

Feb 16th 2020, 12:05 AM 28,449 Views 78 Comments

Unionists and nationalists all agree that Sinn Féin is a powerful electoral force.

# sinn-fein - Saturday 15 February, 2020

'Nothing to offer': Mary Lou McDonald says violent dissident republicans should disband
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'Nothing to offer': Mary Lou McDonald says violent dissident republicans should disband

Feb 15th 2020, 4:03 PM 57,409 Views 151 Comments

“They are at war with their community and are now threatening political representatives who serve the people,” McDonald said.

# sinn-fein - Friday 14 February, 2020

Éamon Ó Cuív says he's 'completely against' Fianna Fáil going into coalition with Fine Gael and Greens
# Numbers Game
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# Numbers Game

Éamon Ó Cuív says he's 'completely against' Fianna Fáil going into coalition with Fine Gael and Greens

Feb 14th 2020, 1:16 PM 63,115 Views 168 Comments

The Galway West TD said this type of coalition is the only option that would give a Dáil majority.

Mary Lou McDonald: 'Quite disgraceful' that Sinn Féin excluded by FF and FG
# Government Formation
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# Government Formation

Mary Lou McDonald: 'Quite disgraceful' that Sinn Féin excluded by FF and FG

Feb 14th 2020, 11:25 AM 56,369 Views 285 Comments

McDonald is to call Micheál Martin this afternoon, but, as she said: “not to shoot the breeze or to exchange Valentine’s Day greetings”.

A century of splits and the 'passing on of authority' : How does the modern Sinn Féin trace its roots back to the civil war?
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# Ge2020

A century of splits and the 'passing on of authority' : How does the modern Sinn Féin trace its roots back to the civil war?

Feb 14th 2020, 9:30 AM 28,488 Views 51 Comments

The party of today owes its success to the peace process, writes Brian Hanley.

Eoin Ó Broin says Sinn Féin cannot form government without either Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael
# Only Way
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# Only Way

Eoin Ó Broin says Sinn Féin cannot form government without either Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael

Updated Feb 14th 2020, 8:39 AM 56,901 Views 286 Comments

Ó Broin said that even if all the left-leaning parties came together, they’d fall short of a majority in the Dáil.

# sinn-fein - Thursday 13 February, 2020

As new SF TDs arrive at Leinster House, McDonald says it will be 'very difficult' to form government without FF or FG
# Ge2020
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# Ge2020

As new SF TDs arrive at Leinster House, McDonald says it will be 'very difficult' to form government without FF or FG

Updated Feb 13th 2020, 1:36 PM 67,719 Views 183 Comments

Newly election SF TDs met for the first time today.

Mary Lou McDonald has contacted Micheál Martin to seek a meeting about government formation
# Your Move
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# Your Move

Mary Lou McDonald has contacted Micheál Martin to seek a meeting about government formation

Feb 13th 2020, 7:41 AM 23,197 Views 110 Comments

It comes ahead of a meeting of the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party later today.

# sinn-fein - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

'Discussion about the potential for a government of change': Mary Lou McDonald meets with Green Party and People Before Profit
# Coalition Talks
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# Coalition Talks

'Discussion about the potential for a government of change': Mary Lou McDonald meets with Green Party and People Before Profit

Updated Feb 12th 2020, 2:00 PM 81,984 Views 165 Comments

She will meet with the Social Democrats tomorrow.

Leo Varadkar says he'll most likely be the leader of the opposition after the next government is formed
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# Opposition Benches

Leo Varadkar says he'll most likely be the leader of the opposition after the next government is formed

Feb 12th 2020, 11:10 AM 43,217 Views 109 Comments

Varadkar says he wants to modernise Fine Gael.

Poll: Would you prefer a 'rotating Taoiseach' system?
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# Your Say

Poll: Would you prefer a 'rotating Taoiseach' system?

Feb 12th 2020, 8:49 AM 56,606 Views 121 Comments

The idea has been brought up recently, and not for the first time.

Opinion: This Irish election result was not an ideological vote, it was an angry one
# Ge2020
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# Ge2020

Opinion: This Irish election result was not an ideological vote, it was an angry one

Feb 12th 2020, 8:00 AM 29,144 Views 126 Comments

The shift to the left, including the swing to Sinn Féin, is more about voters’ anger at Fine Gael, writes Larry Donnelly.

Labour hits rock bottom and the second-shortest serving TD ever: 6 election records made this year
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# Six Of The Best

Labour hits rock bottom and the second-shortest serving TD ever: 6 election records made this year

Feb 12th 2020, 6:00 AM 27,445 Views 21 Comments

The records behind the rise of Sinn Féin during the election tell their own story.

How did they do it? Sinn Féin's historic 24% win was built on learnt lessons and a fed-up electorate
# Ge2020
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# Ge2020

How did they do it? Sinn Féin's historic 24% win was built on learnt lessons and a fed-up electorate

Feb 12th 2020, 12:05 AM 26,264 Views 85 Comments

Sinn Féin gathered 9% of first preferences in the local elections – now the party has increased Dáil seats from 22 to 37.