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Queen’s Speech Delayed as IRA-linked Sinn Féin Seeks Talks with Labour

The Queen’s speech, which lays out the governing party’s legislative programme, has been postponed until June 21st, with the announcement of an agreement between the Conservative and the Democratic Unionists delayed by the Grenfell Tower fire. This has left Sinn Féin time to seek meetings with the Labour Party in Westminster.

RIGHT: Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party speaks during a campaign rally at Union Chapel Islington on June 7, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. LEFT: Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams speaks to television media crews after Adams was re-elected to government at the Irish General Election constituency count on …

Sinn Fein Surge Creates New Northern Ireland Landscape

DUBLIN (AP) — Northern Ireland’s snap election has left the rival extremes of politics virtually neck and neck for the first time — and facing a bruising battle to put their Catholic-Protestant government back together again in an increasingly polarized landscape.


Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams Tweets Racial Slur

Irish politician and Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams used a racial slur on his Twitter account late Sunday, days before his party is to contest regional elections in Northern Ireland. His tweet appeared to link a former slave’s struggle against

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Migrants ‘Better Off In Syria Than Ireland’ Says Councillor

An ex-Sinn Fein councillor has attacked his town as “far right” amid local opposition to accepting thousands of Syrians, claiming the migrants would be better treated in Syria. Padraig McShane is a representative for Coleraine, County Antrim. He was unimpressed when

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Defeated: Sinn Féin Gay Marriage Proposal Decisively Voted Down

A Sinn Féin proposal to support gay marriage, submitted to one of Northern Ireland’s largest district councils, has been comprehensively defeated.  The motion was rejected before any debate could take place. Sinn Féin members wanted the council to support same-sex marriage nationally.