Sinn Féin’s recent ardfheis was a slick, professional affair, marking a decisive shift in strategy as it seeks to broaden its appeal and attract middl(...)

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has said the abolition of the Special Criminal Court is one of his party’s ‘key objectives’ but may not appear in its general election manifesto. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has said the abolition of the Special Criminal Court is one of his party’s “key objectives” but may not appear in its (...)

A statement by Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams in support of alleged IRA strongman from South Armagh, Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy, was as convoluted as the c(...)

Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy outside the Special Criminal Court in  Dublin  where he pleaded not guilty to tax offences. Photograph: Collins Courts

Prominent republican Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy has pleaded not guilty to tax offences at the Special Criminal Court in Dublin. Mr Murphy (66), of Ballybin(...)