Tag Archives: North of Ireland

Santos To Confer with Queen Elizabeth on Drug Legalization “Peace”

Buckingham Palace and the Colombian Presidency announced last week that President Juan Manuel Santos has been invited by the Queen for a state visit on Nov. 1-3, the first such by any Colombian president. The subject of the visit? Salvaging the … Continue reading

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Collusion – Britain’s Shameful Record on Human Rights

by Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams from his blog Léargas The British establishment knows something about hypocrisy and brass-necked politics. Especially when it comes to Ireland. This week was a case in point. The British media extensively covered the celebration … Continue reading

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The end of the United Kingdom foretold after Scottish vote

By Niall O’Dowd at Irish Central This British election will go down in history not for the shock margin of victory by the Conservatives but for sounding the death knell of the United Kingdom. The Scottish Nationalist Party has surpassed … Continue reading

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Speech from Gerry Adams in response to Micheál Martin and Fianna Fáil

Building a New Republic A chairde, One year out from the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising I am happy to be addressing Dublin Sinn Féin activists here in the city that fought an empire. Bliain amuigh ó chomóradh céad … Continue reading

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By-election a choice between more austerity or a fair recovery – Gerry Adams TD

Speaking at a selection convention in Roscommon this evening, where Sinn Fein chose Leitrim Councillor Martin Kenny as its candidate for the Roscommon/South Leitrim by-election, Sinn Fein Leader Gerry Adams TD said: “The people of Roscommon/South Leitrim have a clear … Continue reading

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International inquiry needed into abuse of children by British state forces – McCann

Sinn Féin MLA Jennifer McCann said tonight that any inquiry into the abuse of children in care by members of British state forces should be international and fully independent. Jennifer McCann was speaking after East Belfast MP Naomi Long said … Continue reading

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Governments partisan and disengaged on the North – Murphy

Sinn Féin MP Conor Murphy said British secretary of state Theresa Villiers must end her government’s partisan approach to dealing with problems in the political process in the North. And the Newry Armagh MP said that the approach of Irish … Continue reading

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Taoiseach should emulate Albert Reynolds and act on North

There is an urgent need for British and Irish governments to tackle issues bedevilling the political process in the North, writes Gerry Adams (Here is the closing section of the article – read it in full at the Irish Times … Continue reading

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Political process in trouble – Gerry Adams TD

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams TD in a keynote statement today has warned that the “political process faces its greatest challenge since the Good Friday Agreement negotiations in 1998.” The Sinn Féin leader said: ·        “the anti-Good Friday Agreement axis within unionism, … Continue reading

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Cyclist beating train makes our rail system a laughing stock

[The following statement from the Sinn Féin newsroom shows the lamentable outcome when the British de-industrialization and zero growth policy is allowed free reign as it has been for decades in the North of Ireland under the supervision of their … Continue reading

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