Sinn Féin

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One group, spearheaded by Tipperary Independent Mattie McGrath, is engaging in government talks. File photograph: The Irish Times

A number of separate groups of Independent TDs are forming ahead of the first sitting of the 33rd Dáil on Thursday. Sinn Féin has invited Independent(...)

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald speaking to media in Cabra, Dublin on Friday. Photograph: Alan Betson

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has retrenched his position on not holding talks with Sinn Féin in a phone call with the party’s leader Mary Lou McD(...)

DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson. File photograph: James Forde/The Irish Times

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil display “something of a double standard” by insisting Northern Irish enter government with Sinn Féin in the North while ruli(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Fine Gael candidate Gabrielle McFadden canvassing at the Sheraton Shopping Centre in Athlone, County Westmeath.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has said her party’s surge in opinion polls is reflective of an “energy and momentum” on the ground. On Sunday, sh(...)

The skylark is among the species that has been attracted to Feargal Ó Cuinneagáin’s meadows of richly mixed native herbs and wild flower. Drawing by Michael Viney

On first encounter a generation ago, it seemed such gawky jargon, the coinage of science journals, that I winced at using it here in ordinary, affable(...)

 Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald launching her party’s General Election 2020 Manifesto in the Temple Bar Gallery and Studios. Photograph: Alan Betson

Two installations marked the last two manifesto launches of the campaign. One was a large sculptural piece, the other a Labour Party triptych. One w(...)

Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald  said the party would not be in government unless that government undertook to prepare for a united Ireland. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Sinn Féin has pledged huge increases in spending on housing, health, childcare, education, social welfare and public transport in a manifesto that pro(...)

The DUP’s first openly gay candidate, Alison Bennington, celebrates after winning a seat at Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council. Photograph: Dave Pettard/PA Wire

Counting has resumed for a second day in Northern Ireland following the local government elections. Around a third of the 462 seats will be filled to(...)

Peadar Tóibín, leader of Aontú

The leader of Ireland’s newest political party and former Sinn Féin TD Peadar Tóibín has said immigration into the country needs to be managed at a su(...)

Minister of State for European Affairs Helen McEntee said the Government has been ‘actively exploring ways in which we can protect access to EU entitlements for Irish citizens in Northern Ireland wherever possible’ if there is a hard Brexit. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The UK needs to assure people in Northern Ireland that their Irish and EU citizenship rights are protected regardless of a hard or soft Brexit, Minist(...)

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