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Burton has nothing in common with men and women of 1916 – Adams

Sinn Féin Leader Gerry Adams TD has responded this evening to an attack on his party by Tánaiste and Labour Party Leader Joan Burton. Speaking from Cork where he will attend tomorrow’s re-interment of Thomas Kent, Gerry Adams said: “Joan … Continue reading

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Fly away Enda, fly away Joan – Ó Caoláin

Speaking in the Dáil on the sale of Aer Lingus, Sinn Féin TD Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin has described the move by the government as disappointing, but not surprising. Deputy Ó Caoláin went on to say that the sale is a … Continue reading

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Joan Burton has betrayed the men and women of 1916 – Mary Lou McDonald TD

Sinn Féin Deputy Leader Mary Lou McDonald has accused Joan Burton and the Labour Party of betraying the men and women of 1916. Speaking at an Easter Commemoration in Arbour Hill in Dublin today Deputy McDonald said; “It was James … Continue reading

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Adams slams Joan Burton as “architect of austerity”

Sinn Féin Leader Gerry Adams TD has launched a scathing attack on the record of the Labour Party and of its leader Joan Burton on the weekend of the Labour conference in Killarney. Mr Adams is today addressing a large … Continue reading

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Sinn Féin Whip Aengus Ó Snodaigh: Government should apologise to the electorate for walking out during key debate

<Sinn Féin Whip Aengus Ó Snodaigh has said the Taoiseach, Tánaiste and Minister’s Alan Kelly’s decision to leave the Dáil after announcing their new plan for water charges is a disgrace. He said the government should apologise for treating the … Continue reading

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Over 150,000 March Against Hated Water Charges

This Halloween must have scared the Fine Gael/Labour Party to the bottom of their cold heartless hearts, as over 150,000 people young and old marched against the water charges imposed on the state by Fianna Fail’s agreement with the Troika … Continue reading

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Change of Government, not reshuffle needed – Gerry Adams TD

Speaking today during a meeting of the Sinn Féin Ard Comhairle, Party Leader Gerry Adams TD commented on next week’s Cabinet reshuffle and Joan Burton’s election as Labour Party leader. He said: “For those struggling families bearing the brunt of … Continue reading

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