Friends of Sinn Féin raises a further $294,790 in the US

Party’s US arm received part loan repayment of $3,500 from 1916 commemorations firm

The bulk of the money raised for the party came from the annual fundraising diner held by Friends of Sinn Féin at the Sheraton Hotel in Manhattan last November.

The bulk of the money raised for the party came from the annual fundraising diner held by Friends of Sinn Féin at the Sheraton Hotel in Manhattan last November.

Sinn Féin’s US fundraising arm has raised a further $294,790 (€262,000) from donations and been repaid $3,500 from a company set up by the party to commemorate the 1916 Rising.

The latest filing by Friends of Sinn Féin with the US Department of Justice shows that it raised $270,000, mostly from trade unions and construction-related companies, in the New York area.

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