Gerry Adams

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Fergus O’Dowd, a former Fine Gael junior minister and TD since 2002, looks guaranteed to be re-elected. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Louth (five seats) Current: 2 SF, 1 FF, 1 FG, 1 Ind This constituency could see the five seats shared among five parties. There is expected to be(...)

The Irishman: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Ray Romano

There has been an almighty turnover on Netflix since we last compiled this list, with more than half of our favourite films that time around disappear(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has already come under attack from Fine Gael ahead of a general election. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The ball may not have been thrown in yet, but the players are already jostling and digging each other in the middle of the field. Even now some of the(...)

There’s a huge question mark over how effective a campaigner Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar will be: even those close to him concede that they don’t know. Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP via Getty

Brexit postponed a general election that would otherwise have occurred in 2019 as the confidence and supply agreement came to the end of its agreed th(...)

Then Labour MP Ken Livingstone invited members of Sinn Féin to the House of Commons in 1996. Photograph Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Concerns were raised at a cabinet meeting of the British government after people with connections to the IRA were invited into the House of Commons an(...)

Then Labour leader and tánaiste Dick Spring avoided the initial handshake with Gerry Adams on the steps of Government Buildings [on September 6th, 1994] because “it was not my scene”. Photograph: Joe St Leger

Amid the political crisis in Dublin in 1994 which saw the collapse of the Fianna Fáil-Labour coalition, tánaiste Dick Spring told the British ambassad(...)

Bill Clinton at Mackie’s factory, Belfast, in 1995. He was the first sitting US president to visit  Northern Ireland. File photograph: Eric Luke

Civil servants were opposed to John Major taking part in US president Bill Clinton’s historic visit to Northern Ireland in case it resulted in the pri(...)

A bomb on the Shankill Road on October 23rd, 1993, killed 10 people.

Cardinal Cahal Daly believed Gerry Adams had been “horrified’ by the Shankill bombing that killed 10 people. This is revealed in a previously confid(...)

In May 1996 Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams said the party would sign up to the Mitchell Principles on non-violence. Photograph: Reuters/Marcel Bieri/Swiss-Images

The IRA ceasefire broke down in 1996, plunging the peace process into turmoil. The year opened with the RUC chief constable, Sir Hugh Annesley, sayin(...)

Cardinal Tomás Ó’Fíaich. Photograph: PA Wire

A viciously brilliant lampoon by the infamous Cummings from The Sunday Express of May 31st, 1981, which adorns the cover of this riveting and seminal (...)

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