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Gerry Adams : Sinn Féin seeks to lead anti-austerity Government

Sinn Féin Leader Gerry Adams TD has said that Sinn Féin wants to lead an anti-austerity Government after the next General Election. Addressing a large gathering of Sinn Féin members, including TDs, Councillors and joined by MEP Matt Carthy and … Continue reading

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Support Sinn Féin Day of Action against water charges- Councillor Daithí Doolan

Dublin Sinn Féin city councillor Daithí Doolan has urged all those opposed to water charges to come out and mobilise in their local communities tomorrow the 31st of January. Cllr Doolan said: “Sinn Fein has organised a number of events … Continue reading

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Matt Carthy tells European Parliament – “Irish Water Charges will be defeated”

Speaking during topical speeches in the European Parliament plenary in Strasbourg this evening Sinn Féin MEP, Matt Carthy, told the chamber that the Irish people had suffered enough hardship as a result of stealth charges and taxes. He predicted that … Continue reading

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Liam Neeson slams Irish govt, says Irish people taken for a ride

Liam Neeson has stated he will not move back to Ireland because of the government water charges contreoversey The “Taken” star had been considering a move back to Dublin, according to the Irish Sun, but has now reconsidered. He has … Continue reading

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Detroit Water Brigade memento from Dublin Sinn Féin councillors

THE Detroit Water Brigade, who travelled more than 4,000 miles from the United States to show solidarity with the Right2Water campaign, were given a special ‘James Connolly connection’ presentation by Sinn Féin. The gesture was made at an event hosted … Continue reading

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No Privatisation, Irish Water, Irish Nation

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1 pm on December 10th – International Human Rights Day – Join a National Assembly outside Dail Eireann.

 Right2Water is a citizens’ campaign. We believe that water is a human right, and we are seeking the abolition of domestic water charges. Water charges: Still unfair Water is a basic human need, and our human right to water must … 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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