Tag Archives: Mary Lou McDonald

Water protesters would welcome an early election – McDonald

Sinn Féin Deputy Leader Mary Lou McDonald TD has once again commended the huge turnout at the Right2Water rally on Saturday and has stated the mass support for an early election so that hundreds and thousands of Irish citizens can … Continue reading

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Government have underestimated Irish Water protestors at their peril – McDonald

Sinn Féin Deputy Leader Mary Lou McDonald TD spoke today at the Right2Water mass rally, highlighting the government’s mistake in underestimating the strength of opposition against Irish Water. Deputy McDonald said: “Irish Water has been one fiasco after the other. … 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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Gerry Adams says Sinn Fein set for power in Irish Republic in 2016

Derry: Sinn Fein wants to lead the next Irish government, Gerry Adams told the party’s ardfheis (national conference) in Derry this weekend. Addressing an overflow attendance of more than 2,000 delegates, he said: “Sinn Féin will not prop up either … 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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Sinn Féin activists plan for the future at meeting in Dublin over weekend

Over 500 Sinn Féin elected representatives and activists from across the 32 counties of Ireland gathered in Dublin last weekend to discuss, debate and strategise the party’s way forward

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Government must state categorically that emergency legislation on water charges will not be tabled – McDonald

Deputy Leader of Sinn Féin Mary Lou McDonald has responded to the Government’s announcement that emergency legislation allowing revenue to take unpaid water charges from pensions, social welfare and wages will not be brought forward next Friday, by calling for … Continue reading

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‘Shindependents Day’ as political landscape is transformed

From Irish Republican News “Something profound has happened in the people’s attitudes to politics,” said Sinn Fein deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald, as results came in across the 26 Counties on Saturday. “Sinn Fein has not has this strength since … Continue reading

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Justice Minister should be sacked says Sinn Féin Deputy Leader

Sinn Féin Deputy Leader, Mary Lou McDonald TD, has called for Justice Minister Alan Shatter to be relieved of his duties after it emerged that the confidential Garda recipient Oliver Connolly, who was appointed to receive information from Garda whistleblowers, … Continue reading

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Troika clear that government is making unfair budget decisions on its own: Pearse Doherty

February 1, 2013 (sinnfein.ie) Following a meeting with representatives of the Troika today, Sinn Féin Finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty TD said the Troika were unambiguous on the fact that the harsh unfair budget just introduced by this government came squarely … Continue reading

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