Tag: Sinn Féin
3 days ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Economy Minister Conor Murphy gives backing to Harland & Wolff workforce over government loan

Economy Minister Conor Murphy has said he’s written to Secretary of State Hilary Benn to express support for workers ...

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4 days ago
irishstar.com

Irish party leader Mary Lou McDonald receives frightening assassination threat

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald said that she received a serious death threat

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8 days ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

The evidence that Belfast schoolgirl Julie Livingstone was hit by baton round fired at a forbidde...

Julie Livingstone should be alive today. She might have now been a mother or a grandmother, spoiling her grandchildre...

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13 days ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Starmer's bland answers were designed to tell us little – but he hinted at one significant NI policy

Sir Keir Starmer's six-minute press conference was frustratingly banal – yet this may be what we're getting used to f...

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13 days ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

After talking tough in Opposition, new PM Keir Starmer is now coy about united Ireland referendum

New Prime Minister Sir Keir Starmer has declined to state clearly whether he might call a border poll – while the SDL...

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15 days ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

As the DUP’s once-lofty citadels fall, it pushes for a unionist unity which would be disastrous

What unfolded in the early hours of yesterday morning reinforces what is an insoluble problem for unionism. Many unio...

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18 days ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Isolated Naomi Long abandons appeal plan over sex offences ruling after other Executive parties c...

Naomi Long has abandoned her plan to appeal a judgment overturning a law criminalising those who named Jimmy Savile a...

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20 days ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Nationalist party wants Irish Sea border for people – but doesn’t seem to realise that would end ...

The Irish Sea border has been a key election debate within unionism - but now a nationalist party is calling for an "...

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21 days ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

The green benches may be in Sinn Féin’s future – whether it likes it or not

Can you ever see the day when Sinn Féin MPs will take their seats in the House of Commons? For years, the party has w...

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22 days ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

This election could see multiple seats in NI change hands – but every party here has damaged itself

This has been a remarkable election campaign in which every major Northern Ireland party has faced major problems, wi...

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23 days ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

As the public mood on the environment shifts, the Greens should be pushing an open door – but the...

The Green Party manifesto has the feel of a religious pamphlet. It sets out the party’s various “missions” with an ev...

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26 days ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

All at sea over the post-Brexit border, DUP’s manifesto is a shocking climbdown

If the DUP was able to communicate with the public as well as its manifesto communicates its policies, Gavin Robinson...

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about 1 month ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Sinn Fein manifesto is a short and not so sweet pamphlet of pure blandness

As someone whose job means I’ve read a lot of party manifestos, Sinn Fein’s is both the shortest and blandest I’ve ev...

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about 2 months ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Ten non-political events likely to influence the General Election in Northern Ireland

Elections aren’t just defined by what politicians decide; events seemingly unconnected to who runs the country can in...

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about 2 months ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

There are massive questions for Naomi Long over a perverse and absurd law she proposed

What unfolded in Belfast High Court yesterday morning was a devastating exposure of the failure of the Stormont syste...

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about 2 months ago
leinsterleader.ie

“If they feel the need to try silence me, it means I’m doing something right”: Local Elections 20...

James Stokes is a candidate for Sinn Féin in Newbridge

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about 2 months ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Whatever the Westminster election campaign brings, it will disrupt the fledgling Northern Ireland...

Last Wednesday, when Rishi Sunak stood forlornly outside No 10 Downing Street, he was actually channelling a predeces...

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about 2 months ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Ex-Derry mayor among series of Sinn Fein candidates confirmed for July 4 election

A former Sinn Fein mayor of Derry is set to take on SDLP leader Colum Eastwood in Foyle in the General Election.

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about 2 months ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

This election will not decide if there is a border poll... and the DUP is not just wrong to sugge...

In the year I was born, there was a Westminster election and the result now looks astonishing. Of Northern Ireland’s ...

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about 2 months ago
independent.ie

Niall Blaney out of his depth as merciless Ming Flanagan takes debate in fishing heartland

Ask any of his political opponents and they will say: “Do not get in the ring with Ming.”

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about 2 months ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Belfast filmmaker refuses to say if Iran is paying him as he is ‘special guest’ in Tehran alongsi...

Prominent Belfast filmmaker Sean Murray has refused to say if he is getting money from Iran as he dodged questions on...

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2 months ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Nothing to see here... Sinn Fein closes ranks for a Covid whitewash

Where does real power lie in Sinn Féin? With the leaders we see or the leaders who are unseen? When the UK-wide publi...

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2 months ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Nine in 10 unionists reject DUP founding member’s belief that Irish unity ‘inevitable’

Most unionists disagree with a founding DUP member’s view that a future united Ireland is inevitable, a poll suggests.

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2 months ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

In defence of leaking: Sometimes you have a right to know, and we’ve a duty to tell you

For three weeks, the Covid Inquiry has sat in Belfast to examine Stormont’s response to the pandemic.

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2 months ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

More than 1,000 high-level DUP messages show party top brass mocking the Catholic Church, laughin...

More than 1,000 internal text messages between the DUP's most senior figures have been published by the Covid Inquiry...

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2 months ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Devastating examination of Michelle O’Neill leaves her flapping – and shows her evidence was misl...

Never in her 19-year career as a politician has Michelle O'Neill been as hopelessly at sea about a matter of such pro...

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2 months ago
leinsterleader.ie

Sinn Féin candidate for Newbridge, County Kildare, opens up party's election launch

James Stokes was also spotted with locals alongside party leader Mary-Lou McDonald over the weekend

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2 months ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Alarmingly, Covid Inquiry isn’t calling key witnesses, with not a single spad or PSNI officer to ...

The Covid Inquiry’s investigation of how Stormont handled the pandemic is now just days away from leaving Belfast, an...

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2 months ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

NIO advised Brandon Lewis to talk up ‘excellent care’ for first NI Covid patient – despite being ...

The Northern Ireland Office advised the Secretary of State to tell the public that Northern Ireland’s first Covid pat...

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2 months ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

SF minister admits she knew going to Bobby Storey funeral would undermine Covid effort

A senior Sinn Féin figure has admitted that she knew before attending veteran republican Bobby Storey's funeral that ...

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3 months ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Controversial ‘public history’ of the Troubles will be imperfect but has value which the savage d...

To what extent should academics work with government to unearth the secrets of the past? The question is at the heart...

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3 months ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

With its secrecy stripped away, the rottenness of the Stormont system is being exposed

After just four hearings of the Covid Inquiry in Belfast, already layer after layer of Stormont’s deep secrecy has be...

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3 months ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Stormont emergency plans only kick-started when Covid arrived... too late to have any impact

Stormont only started updating its arrangements for handling a major emergency when that emergency arrived, the forme...

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3 months ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Stormont’s shambolic politicking as people died led Chief Medical Officer to despair of ‘dysfunct...

Northern Ireland's chief medical officer referred to Executive ministers as "dysfunctional b******s", it has emerged,...

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3 months ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

‘Lucky escape’ for Belfast family as car crashes into garden while children play

Police have arrested a man after a car crashed into the garden of a home in west Belfast.

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3 months ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Kew Files: Adams and McGuinness separately said IRA had been wrong not to decommission earlier

On the morning of September 11, 2001, Gerry Adams and Martin McGuinness were in Dublin to meet US President George W ...

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3 months ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Inside IRA decommissioning: US spy satellites, Adams criticising the IRA, and inspections in dark...

Ever since the IRA’s historic decommissioning of weapons, the process which saw arms destroyed has been clothed in ac...

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3 months ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Distillery opens in historic gaol but jury’s out on old courthouse, insists investor

The US managing director of the newly-opened McConnell’s Distillery and Visitor Experience at Crumlin Road Gaol has s...

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3 months ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

SF lobbied for return of on the run IRA man later killed by his former comrades

Sinn Féin pressed to get on the run Provo Kevin McGuigan back into Northern Ireland in 2000 — 15 years before the IRA...

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