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Micheal Martin’s critical mistake with Sinn Fein laid bare in huge boost for republicans

Micheal Martin’s critical mistake with Sinn Fein laid bare in huge boost for republicans

MICHEAL MARTIN made a critical mistake with Sinn Fein when forming a coalition government - and it could play straight into their hands, a commentator argued.

Read full article: Micheal Martin’s critical mistake with S...→
Ruth Dudley Edwards: Price of Hume's invitation to Sinn Fein to step aboard the peace train was too high

Ruth Dudley Edwards: Price of Hume's invitation to Sinn Fein to step aboard the peace train was too high

There were bucket-loads of effluent hurled last week at anyone who criticised John Hume for legitimising Sinn Fein. As Eilis O'Hanlon pointed out in yesterday' [...]

Read full article: Ruth Dudley Edwards: Price of Hume's inv...→
Sinn Fein in 'robust' meeting with police over special needs child arrest

Sinn Fein in 'robust' meeting with police over special needs child arrest

Sinn Fein said they had a "robust" meeting with the PSNI regarding the arrest of a 14-year-old boy with special needs in Londonderry.

Read full article: Sinn Fein in 'robust' meeting with polic...→

As Voltaire put it

There are reports of more coronavirus infractions by Sinn Fein ministers.

Read full article: As Voltaire put it ...→
Ian Paisley prays for Sinn Fein chief Michelle O'Neill and hails Martin McGuinness for repect he showed to his dad

Ian Paisley prays for Sinn Fein chief Michelle O'Neill and hails Martin McGuinness for repect he showed to his dad

THE DUP's Ian Paisley has revealed he prays for Sinn Fein deputy First Minister Michelle O'Neill every day, saying his faith is "more important to me than all [...]

Read full article: Ian Paisley prays for Sinn Fein chief Mi...→
New MI6 boss Richard Moore's grandad was an IRA fighter who won medal

New MI6 boss Richard Moore's grandad was an IRA fighter who won medal

The grandfather of the new MI6 boss Richard Moore was an IRA fighter, from 1916 until 1922, who won a medal from the Sinn Fein Irish president for fighting aga [...]

Read full article: New MI6 boss Richard Moore's grandad was...→
Alex Kane: Why mainstream unionism is unlikely to engage with SDLP’s unity commission

Alex Kane: Why mainstream unionism is unlikely to engage with SDLP’s unity commission

The SDLP’s launch of a New Ireland Commission didn’t really come as much of a surprise. With Sinn Fein not in the new Government in the Republic, and with the [...]

Read full article: Alex Kane: Why mainstream unionism is un...→

John Kyle: After the Bobby Storey funeral and other unethical conduct, we must rediscover a moral architecture to hold politicians to account

After Sinn Fein’s disgraceful and egregious behaviour around the Bobby Storey funeral, Rev Norman Hamilton (July 18) observes that ‘ethical poverty is now firm [...]

Read full article: John Kyle: After the Bobby Storey funera...→

How love conquered our religious divide ...

Sinn Fein abused society with Bobby Storey funeral attendance - Doug Beattie... Anne said: “We met at a dance ... a typical boy meets girl kind of thing – not [...]

Read full article: How love conquered our religious divide ...→

The danger now is that Northern Ireland becomes a colony of the European Union — a rule taker with no say in the rules

With recent focus on the Boris Johnson Brexit deal and the gleeful revelation by Sinn Fein representatives that the British government aims to strengthen borde [...]

Read full article: The danger now is that Northern Ireland ...→
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The army are providing the care home testing that Sinn Fein want

One team has even travelled to the Isle of Skye to test a care home there.... Republican hatred of our armed forces and a spineless, acquiescent NIO has denied [...]

Read full article: The army are providing the care home tes...→
  • #Sinn Fein
Don't let Leo sneak back in! Urgent plea for rival coalition as Varadkar nears victory

Don't let Leo sneak back in! Urgent plea for rival coalition as Varadkar nears victory

MARY LOU MCDONALD has renewed her efforts to form "a government for change led by Sinn Fein" as rival Leo Varadkar inches closer to building a coalition with F [...]

Read full article: Don't let Leo sneak back in! Urgent plea...→
Coronavirus updates: Sinn Fein reject 'irresponsible' call to lift lockdown after Poots says 'safe to open' churches

Coronavirus updates: Sinn Fein reject 'irresponsible' call to lift lockdown after Poots says 'safe to open' churches

Sinn Fein has rejected calls to ease the coronavirus lockdown in Northern Ireland as "irresponsible while we are still in the eye of the storm".

Read full article: Coronavirus updates: Sinn Fein reject 'i...→

Dismay at MP’s tribute to man who ‘tried to kill’ Arlene Foster’s father

A Sinn Fein MP’s tribute to a man suspected of attempting to murder Arlene Foster’s father has been slammed by a victims’ representative group.

Read full article: Dismay at MP’s tribute to man who ‘tried...→

The Belfast City Council probe into the IRA Roselawn scandal must thoroughly examine the claims of crowds coming in via side gates

It has been clear almost since it happened that Sinn Fein will get away with the Covid breach at the mass funeral gathering for the leading IRA terrorist Bobby [...]

Read full article: The Belfast City Council probe into the ...→
Gerry Adams set up Loughgall ambush, claims new book

Gerry Adams set up Loughgall ambush, claims new book

Sinn Fein has rubbished claims in a new book that Gerry Adams was an MI5 informer.

Read full article: Gerry Adams set up Loughgall ambush, cla...→
Ulster Unionists rubbish Sinn Fein claim Roselawn a 'cold house for Catholics'

Ulster Unionists rubbish Sinn Fein claim Roselawn a 'cold house for Catholics'

Unionist councillors in East Belfast have hit out at claims Roselawn cemetery and crematorium is a "cold house" for Catholics, saying there has never been a co [...]

Read full article: Ulster Unionists rubbish Sinn Fein claim...→
Sinn Fein to meet PSNI over arrest of 14-year-old with special needs in Derry

Sinn Fein to meet PSNI over arrest of 14-year-old with special needs in Derry

A Sinn Fein delegation is to meet with the PSNI this week regarding the arrest of a 14-year-old boy with special needs in Derry.

Read full article: Sinn Fein to meet PSNI over arrest of 14...→
New MI6 boss is grandson of IRA man who won medal fighting British rule

New MI6 boss is grandson of IRA man who won medal fighting British rule

BRITAIN’S new spy chief is the grandson of an IRA fighter, The Sun can reveal. Richard Moore’s grandad won a medal from Sinn Fein for fighting against British [...]

Read full article: New MI6 boss is grandson of IRA man who ...→

Jim Allister: The plan to unfetter powers of Stormont ministers must be delayed for crucial scrutiny

I well remember at the meetings held with the DUP grassroots in 2006, to sell the St Andrews’ Agreement, how a tool of persuasion by the party leadership was t [...]

Read full article: Jim Allister: The plan to unfetter power...→

We must rediscover a moral architecture for our politics

After Sinn Fein’s disgraceful and egregious behaviour around the Bobby Storey funeral, Rev Norman Hamilton (‘There is now little point in churches meeting Sinn [...]

Read full article: We must rediscover a moral architecture ...→
Belfast council row at decision to block online committees

Belfast council row at decision to block online committees

Alliance, the SDLP, People Before Profit and the Greens have blasted the DUP and Sinn Fein on Belfast City Council for joining together to oppose virtual commi [...]

Read full article: Belfast council row at decision to block...→
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Varadkar apologises for Belfast 'overseas' comment and hits out at Sinn Fein on 'incorrect' terminology

Varadkar apologises for Belfast 'overseas' comment and hits out at Sinn Fein on 'incorrect' terminology

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has apologised after he appeared to refer to Belfast as being overseas, but continued his war of words with Sinn Fein saying those in th [...]

Read full article: Varadkar apologises for Belfast 'oversea...→
Northern Ireland's 'road map' to exit coronavirus lockdown is on hold until Boris Johnson's speech

Northern Ireland's 'road map' to exit coronavirus lockdown is on hold until Boris Johnson's speech

A detailed road map to take Northern Ireland out of lockdown is unlikely to be published this week, a senior Stormont source has said — although Sinn Fein want [...]

Read full article: Northern Ireland's 'road map' to exit co...→
SDLP leader Colum Eastwood told the Irish Times on Sunday that UK Minister Micha [...]

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood told the Irish Times on Sunday that UK Minister Micha [...]

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood told the Irish Times on Sunday that UK Minister Michael Gove wrote to his party, Sinn Fein, Alliance and the Greens saying that such [...]

Read full article: SDLP leader Colum Eastwood told the Iris...→

We back politicians who have buried their conscience in their own interest

We continually hear whinging from some unionists about the blatant behaviour of Sinn Fein/IRA as they use their muscle to continue oppressing democrats.

Read full article: We back politicians who have buried thei...→
  • #Sinn Fein
Care home residents 'may have lost lives due to slow testing', says Sinn Fein's Pat Sheehan

Care home residents 'may have lost lives due to slow testing', says Sinn Fein's Pat Sheehan

Health officials were too slow to protect thousands of care homes residents from the deadly threat of Covid-19, it has been claimed.

Read full article: Care home residents 'may have lost lives...→
  • #Sinn Fein
Sinn Fein bullying claims motion rejected by Belfast councillors

Sinn Fein bullying claims motion rejected by Belfast councillors

A call from Sinn Fein to set up an independent commission to investigate reports of the "harassment and bullying" by councillors and political parties of Belfa [...]

Read full article: Sinn Fein bullying claims motion rejecte...→
  • #Sinn Fein
John Hume: Ireland's man of peace

John Hume: Ireland's man of peace

John Hume will go down in popular history as the man who sacrificed his party for his country, bringing Sinn Fein in from the cold at the expense of the SDLP. [...]

Read full article: John Hume: Ireland's man of peace...→

Unionists will always say no to united Ireland

Pearse Doherty of Sinn Fein, who has called for a campaign for a united Ireland to be stepped up, should read the News Letter (or I should stop reading it).

Read full article: Unionists will always say no to united I...→

Sinn Fein minister used publicly-funded government business car to ferry him to Provo funeral

Sinn Fein finance minister Conor Murphy has acknowledged using his publicly-funded ministerial business car to “stop in” on the funeral of Provo chief Bobby St [...]

Read full article: Sinn Fein minister used publicly-funded ...→

Sinn Fein and DUP councillors do battle over plans to mark VJ Day

Tempers have flared over Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council plans to host a VJ Day event.

Read full article: Sinn Fein and DUP councillors do battle ...→
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Ex DUP man: I fear that safeguards against Sinn Fein won by our party at St Andrews in 2006 are being unpicked in a rush

I have been following the News Letter’s coverage of the rapid progress of the Executive Committee (Functions) Bill with some confusion and concern.

Read full article: Ex DUP man: I fear that safeguards again...→
Split in Sinn Fein as council rejects call to oppose Campbell extradition

Split in Sinn Fein as council rejects call to oppose Campbell extradition

Sinn Fein was split on Thursday night as Fermanagh and Omagh District Council rejected a motion opposing the extradition of a dissident republican held liable [...]

Read full article: Split in Sinn Fein as council rejects ca...→
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Easing of lockdown is happening slowly, and too focused on an all island approach

It is more than two months since Sinn Fein performed a u-turn on the agreed Stormont position on schools.

Read full article: Easing of lockdown is happening slowly, ...→
  • #Sinn Fein

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams was elected in 1983 and became the first Sinn Fein

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams was elected in 1983 and became the first Sinn Fein MP elected to the House of Commons since the mid-1950s. Following his election [...]

Read full article: Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams was elected...→
Leo Varadkar compares Sinn Fein leader to Donald Trump in Dail row

Leo Varadkar compares Sinn Fein leader to Donald Trump in Dail row

Irish Taosaich Leo Varadkar rebuked Sinn Fein leader Mary-Lou McDonald in the Dail for criticising his party's response to the coronavirus pandemic. He describ [...]

Read full article: Leo Varadkar compares Sinn Fein leader t...→

Mary Lou McDonald is as entitled to think of Ireland as a single nation as I, an Englishman, am to think of England that way

How dare the Belfast News Letter publish a letter characterising Mary Lou McDonald TD (Sinn Fein) as expressing ‘incoherent babbling nonsense’ (April 29).

Read full article: Mary Lou McDonald is as entitled to thin...→
Sinn Fein leader denies using coronavirus pandemic to score political points

Sinn Fein leader denies using coronavirus pandemic to score political points

Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald has denied using the coronavirus pandemic to score political points as she called for the Government to press for an all-Ire [...]

Read full article: Sinn Fein leader denies using coronaviru...→
Coronavirus: Unionists accuse Sinn Fein's Mary Lou McDonald of using pandemic for 'political gain'

Coronavirus: Unionists accuse Sinn Fein's Mary Lou McDonald of using pandemic for 'political gain'

Unionists have hit out at comments made by Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald that the current coronavirus crisis is a greater "accelerant" to a united Irel [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus: Unionists accuse Sinn Fein'...→
Micheal Martin’s critical mistake with Sinn Fein laid bare in huge boost for republicans

Micheal Martin’s critical mistake with Sinn Fein laid bare in huge boost for republicans

MICHEAL MARTIN made a critical mistake with Sinn Fein when forming a coalition government - and it could play straight into their hands, a commentator argued.

Read full article: Micheal Martin’s critical mistake with S...→
Sinn Fein bullying claims motion rejected by Belfast councillors

Sinn Fein bullying claims motion rejected by Belfast councillors

A call from Sinn Fein to set up an independent commission to investigate reports of the "harassment and bullying" by councillors and political parties of Belfa [...]

Read full article: Sinn Fein bullying claims motion rejecte...→
  • #Sinn Fein
Gerry Adams set up Loughgall ambush, claims new book

Gerry Adams set up Loughgall ambush, claims new book

Sinn Fein has rubbished claims in a new book that Gerry Adams was an MI5 informer.

Read full article: Gerry Adams set up Loughgall ambush, cla...→
Sinn Fein in 'robust' meeting with police over special needs child arrest

Sinn Fein in 'robust' meeting with police over special needs child arrest

Sinn Fein said they had a "robust" meeting with the PSNI regarding the arrest of a 14-year-old boy with special needs in Londonderry.

Read full article: Sinn Fein in 'robust' meeting with polic...→
Sinn Fein to meet PSNI over arrest of 14-year-old with special needs in Derry

Sinn Fein to meet PSNI over arrest of 14-year-old with special needs in Derry

A Sinn Fein delegation is to meet with the PSNI this week regarding the arrest of a 14-year-old boy with special needs in Derry.

Read full article: Sinn Fein to meet PSNI over arrest of 14...→
Ian Paisley prays for Sinn Fein chief Michelle O'Neill and hails Martin McGuinness for repect he showed to his dad

Ian Paisley prays for Sinn Fein chief Michelle O'Neill and hails Martin McGuinness for repect he showed to his dad

THE DUP's Ian Paisley has revealed he prays for Sinn Fein deputy First Minister Michelle O'Neill every day, saying his faith is "more important to me than all [...]

Read full article: Ian Paisley prays for Sinn Fein chief Mi...→

Sinn Fein minister used publicly-funded government business car to ferry him to Provo funeral

Sinn Fein finance minister Conor Murphy has acknowledged using his publicly-funded ministerial business car to “stop in” on the funeral of Provo chief Bobby St [...]

Read full article: Sinn Fein minister used publicly-funded ...→
New MI6 boss is grandson of IRA man who won medal fighting British rule

New MI6 boss is grandson of IRA man who won medal fighting British rule

BRITAIN’S new spy chief is the grandson of an IRA fighter, The Sun can reveal. Richard Moore’s grandad won a medal from Sinn Fein for fighting against British [...]

Read full article: New MI6 boss is grandson of IRA man who ...→

Ex DUP man: I fear that safeguards against Sinn Fein won by our party at St Andrews in 2006 are being unpicked in a rush

I have been following the News Letter’s coverage of the rapid progress of the Executive Committee (Functions) Bill with some confusion and concern.

Read full article: Ex DUP man: I fear that safeguards again...→

John Kyle: After the Bobby Storey funeral and other unethical conduct, we must rediscover a moral architecture to hold politicians to account

After Sinn Fein’s disgraceful and egregious behaviour around the Bobby Storey funeral, Rev Norman Hamilton (July 18) observes that ‘ethical poverty is now firm [...]

Read full article: John Kyle: After the Bobby Storey funera...→

The danger now is that Northern Ireland becomes a colony of the European Union — a rule taker with no say in the rules

With recent focus on the Boris Johnson Brexit deal and the gleeful revelation by Sinn Fein representatives that the British government aims to strengthen borde [...]

Read full article: The danger now is that Northern Ireland ...→
  • #Sinn Fein

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams was elected in 1983 and became the first Sinn Fein

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams was elected in 1983 and became the first Sinn Fein MP elected to the House of Commons since the mid-1950s. Following his election [...]

Read full article: Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams was elected...→
Varadkar apologises for Belfast 'overseas' comment and hits out at Sinn Fein on 'incorrect' terminology

Varadkar apologises for Belfast 'overseas' comment and hits out at Sinn Fein on 'incorrect' terminology

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has apologised after he appeared to refer to Belfast as being overseas, but continued his war of words with Sinn Fein saying those in th [...]

Read full article: Varadkar apologises for Belfast 'oversea...→
Don't let Leo sneak back in! Urgent plea for rival coalition as Varadkar nears victory

Don't let Leo sneak back in! Urgent plea for rival coalition as Varadkar nears victory

MARY LOU MCDONALD has renewed her efforts to form "a government for change led by Sinn Fein" as rival Leo Varadkar inches closer to building a coalition with F [...]

Read full article: Don't let Leo sneak back in! Urgent plea...→

Mary Lou McDonald is as entitled to think of Ireland as a single nation as I, an Englishman, am to think of England that way

How dare the Belfast News Letter publish a letter characterising Mary Lou McDonald TD (Sinn Fein) as expressing ‘incoherent babbling nonsense’ (April 29).

Read full article: Mary Lou McDonald is as entitled to thin...→
SDLP leader Colum Eastwood told the Irish Times on Sunday that UK Minister Micha [...]

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood told the Irish Times on Sunday that UK Minister Micha [...]

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood told the Irish Times on Sunday that UK Minister Michael Gove wrote to his party, Sinn Fein, Alliance and the Greens saying that such [...]

Read full article: SDLP leader Colum Eastwood told the Iris...→
Coronavirus updates: Sinn Fein reject 'irresponsible' call to lift lockdown after Poots says 'safe to open' churches

Coronavirus updates: Sinn Fein reject 'irresponsible' call to lift lockdown after Poots says 'safe to open' churches

Sinn Fein has rejected calls to ease the coronavirus lockdown in Northern Ireland as "irresponsible while we are still in the eye of the storm".

Read full article: Coronavirus updates: Sinn Fein reject 'i...→
Care home residents 'may have lost lives due to slow testing', says Sinn Fein's Pat Sheehan

Care home residents 'may have lost lives due to slow testing', says Sinn Fein's Pat Sheehan

Health officials were too slow to protect thousands of care homes residents from the deadly threat of Covid-19, it has been claimed.

Read full article: Care home residents 'may have lost lives...→
  • #Sinn Fein

The Belfast City Council probe into the IRA Roselawn scandal must thoroughly examine the claims of crowds coming in via side gates

It has been clear almost since it happened that Sinn Fein will get away with the Covid breach at the mass funeral gathering for the leading IRA terrorist Bobby [...]

Read full article: The Belfast City Council probe into the ...→
Ruth Dudley Edwards: Price of Hume's invitation to Sinn Fein to step aboard the peace train was too high

Ruth Dudley Edwards: Price of Hume's invitation to Sinn Fein to step aboard the peace train was too high

There were bucket-loads of effluent hurled last week at anyone who criticised John Hume for legitimising Sinn Fein. As Eilis O'Hanlon pointed out in yesterday' [...]

Read full article: Ruth Dudley Edwards: Price of Hume's inv...→
John Hume: Ireland's man of peace

John Hume: Ireland's man of peace

John Hume will go down in popular history as the man who sacrificed his party for his country, bringing Sinn Fein in from the cold at the expense of the SDLP. [...]

Read full article: John Hume: Ireland's man of peace...→
Ulster Unionists rubbish Sinn Fein claim Roselawn a 'cold house for Catholics'

Ulster Unionists rubbish Sinn Fein claim Roselawn a 'cold house for Catholics'

Unionist councillors in East Belfast have hit out at claims Roselawn cemetery and crematorium is a "cold house" for Catholics, saying there has never been a co [...]

Read full article: Ulster Unionists rubbish Sinn Fein claim...→

As Voltaire put it

There are reports of more coronavirus infractions by Sinn Fein ministers.

Read full article: As Voltaire put it ...→

Unionists will always say no to united Ireland

Pearse Doherty of Sinn Fein, who has called for a campaign for a united Ireland to be stepped up, should read the News Letter (or I should stop reading it).

Read full article: Unionists will always say no to united I...→
New MI6 boss Richard Moore's grandad was an IRA fighter who won medal

New MI6 boss Richard Moore's grandad was an IRA fighter who won medal

The grandfather of the new MI6 boss Richard Moore was an IRA fighter, from 1916 until 1922, who won a medal from the Sinn Fein Irish president for fighting aga [...]

Read full article: New MI6 boss Richard Moore's grandad was...→

Sinn Fein and DUP councillors do battle over plans to mark VJ Day

Tempers have flared over Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council plans to host a VJ Day event.

Read full article: Sinn Fein and DUP councillors do battle ...→
  • #Sinn Fein

Jim Allister: The plan to unfetter powers of Stormont ministers must be delayed for crucial scrutiny

I well remember at the meetings held with the DUP grassroots in 2006, to sell the St Andrews’ Agreement, how a tool of persuasion by the party leadership was t [...]

Read full article: Jim Allister: The plan to unfetter power...→
Alex Kane: Why mainstream unionism is unlikely to engage with SDLP’s unity commission

Alex Kane: Why mainstream unionism is unlikely to engage with SDLP’s unity commission

The SDLP’s launch of a New Ireland Commission didn’t really come as much of a surprise. With Sinn Fein not in the new Government in the Republic, and with the [...]

Read full article: Alex Kane: Why mainstream unionism is un...→
Split in Sinn Fein as council rejects call to oppose Campbell extradition

Split in Sinn Fein as council rejects call to oppose Campbell extradition

Sinn Fein was split on Thursday night as Fermanagh and Omagh District Council rejected a motion opposing the extradition of a dissident republican held liable [...]

Read full article: Split in Sinn Fein as council rejects ca...→
  • #Sinn Fein

We must rediscover a moral architecture for our politics

After Sinn Fein’s disgraceful and egregious behaviour around the Bobby Storey funeral, Rev Norman Hamilton (‘There is now little point in churches meeting Sinn [...]

Read full article: We must rediscover a moral architecture ...→

How love conquered our religious divide ...

Sinn Fein abused society with Bobby Storey funeral attendance - Doug Beattie... Anne said: “We met at a dance ... a typical boy meets girl kind of thing – not [...]

Read full article: How love conquered our religious divide ...→

Easing of lockdown is happening slowly, and too focused on an all island approach

It is more than two months since Sinn Fein performed a u-turn on the agreed Stormont position on schools.

Read full article: Easing of lockdown is happening slowly, ...→
  • #Sinn Fein
Belfast council row at decision to block online committees

Belfast council row at decision to block online committees

Alliance, the SDLP, People Before Profit and the Greens have blasted the DUP and Sinn Fein on Belfast City Council for joining together to oppose virtual commi [...]

Read full article: Belfast council row at decision to block...→
  • #Sinn Fein

The army are providing the care home testing that Sinn Fein want

One team has even travelled to the Isle of Skye to test a care home there.... Republican hatred of our armed forces and a spineless, acquiescent NIO has denied [...]

Read full article: The army are providing the care home tes...→
  • #Sinn Fein
Leo Varadkar compares Sinn Fein leader to Donald Trump in Dail row

Leo Varadkar compares Sinn Fein leader to Donald Trump in Dail row

Irish Taosaich Leo Varadkar rebuked Sinn Fein leader Mary-Lou McDonald in the Dail for criticising his party's response to the coronavirus pandemic. He describ [...]

Read full article: Leo Varadkar compares Sinn Fein leader t...→
Northern Ireland's 'road map' to exit coronavirus lockdown is on hold until Boris Johnson's speech

Northern Ireland's 'road map' to exit coronavirus lockdown is on hold until Boris Johnson's speech

A detailed road map to take Northern Ireland out of lockdown is unlikely to be published this week, a senior Stormont source has said — although Sinn Fein want [...]

Read full article: Northern Ireland's 'road map' to exit co...→
Sinn Fein leader denies using coronavirus pandemic to score political points

Sinn Fein leader denies using coronavirus pandemic to score political points

Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald has denied using the coronavirus pandemic to score political points as she called for the Government to press for an all-Ire [...]

Read full article: Sinn Fein leader denies using coronaviru...→

We back politicians who have buried their conscience in their own interest

We continually hear whinging from some unionists about the blatant behaviour of Sinn Fein/IRA as they use their muscle to continue oppressing democrats.

Read full article: We back politicians who have buried thei...→
  • #Sinn Fein

Dismay at MP’s tribute to man who ‘tried to kill’ Arlene Foster’s father

A Sinn Fein MP’s tribute to a man suspected of attempting to murder Arlene Foster’s father has been slammed by a victims’ representative group.

Read full article: Dismay at MP’s tribute to man who ‘tried...→
Coronavirus: Unionists accuse Sinn Fein's Mary Lou McDonald of using pandemic for 'political gain'

Coronavirus: Unionists accuse Sinn Fein's Mary Lou McDonald of using pandemic for 'political gain'

Unionists have hit out at comments made by Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald that the current coronavirus crisis is a greater "accelerant" to a united Irel [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus: Unionists accuse Sinn Fein'...→
Micheal Martin’s critical mistake with Sinn Fein laid bare in huge boost for republicans

Micheal Martin’s critical mistake with Sinn Fein laid bare in huge boost for republicans

MICHEAL MARTIN made a critical mistake with Sinn Fein when forming a coalition government - and it could play straight into their hands, a commentator argued.

Read full article: Micheal Martin’s critical mistake with S...→

The Belfast City Council probe into the IRA Roselawn scandal must thoroughly examine the claims of crowds coming in via side gates

It has been clear almost since it happened that Sinn Fein will get away with the Covid breach at the mass funeral gathering for the leading IRA terrorist Bobby [...]

Read full article: The Belfast City Council probe into the ...→
Sinn Fein bullying claims motion rejected by Belfast councillors

Sinn Fein bullying claims motion rejected by Belfast councillors

A call from Sinn Fein to set up an independent commission to investigate reports of the "harassment and bullying" by councillors and political parties of Belfa [...]

Read full article: Sinn Fein bullying claims motion rejecte...→
  • #Sinn Fein
Ruth Dudley Edwards: Price of Hume's invitation to Sinn Fein to step aboard the peace train was too high

Ruth Dudley Edwards: Price of Hume's invitation to Sinn Fein to step aboard the peace train was too high

There were bucket-loads of effluent hurled last week at anyone who criticised John Hume for legitimising Sinn Fein. As Eilis O'Hanlon pointed out in yesterday' [...]

Read full article: Ruth Dudley Edwards: Price of Hume's inv...→
Gerry Adams set up Loughgall ambush, claims new book

Gerry Adams set up Loughgall ambush, claims new book

Sinn Fein has rubbished claims in a new book that Gerry Adams was an MI5 informer.

Read full article: Gerry Adams set up Loughgall ambush, cla...→
John Hume: Ireland's man of peace

John Hume: Ireland's man of peace

John Hume will go down in popular history as the man who sacrificed his party for his country, bringing Sinn Fein in from the cold at the expense of the SDLP. [...]

Read full article: John Hume: Ireland's man of peace...→
Sinn Fein in 'robust' meeting with police over special needs child arrest

Sinn Fein in 'robust' meeting with police over special needs child arrest

Sinn Fein said they had a "robust" meeting with the PSNI regarding the arrest of a 14-year-old boy with special needs in Londonderry.

Read full article: Sinn Fein in 'robust' meeting with polic...→
Ulster Unionists rubbish Sinn Fein claim Roselawn a 'cold house for Catholics'

Ulster Unionists rubbish Sinn Fein claim Roselawn a 'cold house for Catholics'

Unionist councillors in East Belfast have hit out at claims Roselawn cemetery and crematorium is a "cold house" for Catholics, saying there has never been a co [...]

Read full article: Ulster Unionists rubbish Sinn Fein claim...→

As Voltaire put it

There are reports of more coronavirus infractions by Sinn Fein ministers.

Read full article: As Voltaire put it ...→
Sinn Fein to meet PSNI over arrest of 14-year-old with special needs in Derry

Sinn Fein to meet PSNI over arrest of 14-year-old with special needs in Derry

A Sinn Fein delegation is to meet with the PSNI this week regarding the arrest of a 14-year-old boy with special needs in Derry.

Read full article: Sinn Fein to meet PSNI over arrest of 14...→

Unionists will always say no to united Ireland

Pearse Doherty of Sinn Fein, who has called for a campaign for a united Ireland to be stepped up, should read the News Letter (or I should stop reading it).

Read full article: Unionists will always say no to united I...→
Ian Paisley prays for Sinn Fein chief Michelle O'Neill and hails Martin McGuinness for repect he showed to his dad

Ian Paisley prays for Sinn Fein chief Michelle O'Neill and hails Martin McGuinness for repect he showed to his dad

THE DUP's Ian Paisley has revealed he prays for Sinn Fein deputy First Minister Michelle O'Neill every day, saying his faith is "more important to me than all [...]

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Sinn Fein minister used publicly-funded government business car to ferry him to Provo funeral

Sinn Fein finance minister Conor Murphy has acknowledged using his publicly-funded ministerial business car to “stop in” on the funeral of Provo chief Bobby St [...]

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New MI6 boss Richard Moore's grandad was an IRA fighter who won medal

New MI6 boss Richard Moore's grandad was an IRA fighter who won medal

The grandfather of the new MI6 boss Richard Moore was an IRA fighter, from 1916 until 1922, who won a medal from the Sinn Fein Irish president for fighting aga [...]

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New MI6 boss is grandson of IRA man who won medal fighting British rule

New MI6 boss is grandson of IRA man who won medal fighting British rule

BRITAIN’S new spy chief is the grandson of an IRA fighter, The Sun can reveal. Richard Moore’s grandad won a medal from Sinn Fein for fighting against British [...]

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Sinn Fein and DUP councillors do battle over plans to mark VJ Day

Tempers have flared over Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council plans to host a VJ Day event.

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Jim Allister: The plan to unfetter powers of Stormont ministers must be delayed for crucial scrutiny

I well remember at the meetings held with the DUP grassroots in 2006, to sell the St Andrews’ Agreement, how a tool of persuasion by the party leadership was t [...]

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Ex DUP man: I fear that safeguards against Sinn Fein won by our party at St Andrews in 2006 are being unpicked in a rush

I have been following the News Letter’s coverage of the rapid progress of the Executive Committee (Functions) Bill with some confusion and concern.

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Alex Kane: Why mainstream unionism is unlikely to engage with SDLP’s unity commission

Alex Kane: Why mainstream unionism is unlikely to engage with SDLP’s unity commission

The SDLP’s launch of a New Ireland Commission didn’t really come as much of a surprise. With Sinn Fein not in the new Government in the Republic, and with the [...]

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Split in Sinn Fein as council rejects call to oppose Campbell extradition

Split in Sinn Fein as council rejects call to oppose Campbell extradition

Sinn Fein was split on Thursday night as Fermanagh and Omagh District Council rejected a motion opposing the extradition of a dissident republican held liable [...]

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John Kyle: After the Bobby Storey funeral and other unethical conduct, we must rediscover a moral architecture to hold politicians to account

After Sinn Fein’s disgraceful and egregious behaviour around the Bobby Storey funeral, Rev Norman Hamilton (July 18) observes that ‘ethical poverty is now firm [...]

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We must rediscover a moral architecture for our politics

After Sinn Fein’s disgraceful and egregious behaviour around the Bobby Storey funeral, Rev Norman Hamilton (‘There is now little point in churches meeting Sinn [...]

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How love conquered our religious divide ...

Sinn Fein abused society with Bobby Storey funeral attendance - Doug Beattie... Anne said: “We met at a dance ... a typical boy meets girl kind of thing – not [...]

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Easing of lockdown is happening slowly, and too focused on an all island approach

It is more than two months since Sinn Fein performed a u-turn on the agreed Stormont position on schools.

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The danger now is that Northern Ireland becomes a colony of the European Union — a rule taker with no say in the rules

With recent focus on the Boris Johnson Brexit deal and the gleeful revelation by Sinn Fein representatives that the British government aims to strengthen borde [...]

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Belfast council row at decision to block online committees

Belfast council row at decision to block online committees

Alliance, the SDLP, People Before Profit and the Greens have blasted the DUP and Sinn Fein on Belfast City Council for joining together to oppose virtual commi [...]

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Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams was elected in 1983 and became the first Sinn Fein

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams was elected in 1983 and became the first Sinn Fein MP elected to the House of Commons since the mid-1950s. Following his election [...]

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The army are providing the care home testing that Sinn Fein want

One team has even travelled to the Isle of Skye to test a care home there.... Republican hatred of our armed forces and a spineless, acquiescent NIO has denied [...]

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Varadkar apologises for Belfast 'overseas' comment and hits out at Sinn Fein on 'incorrect' terminology

Varadkar apologises for Belfast 'overseas' comment and hits out at Sinn Fein on 'incorrect' terminology

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has apologised after he appeared to refer to Belfast as being overseas, but continued his war of words with Sinn Fein saying those in th [...]

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Leo Varadkar compares Sinn Fein leader to Donald Trump in Dail row

Leo Varadkar compares Sinn Fein leader to Donald Trump in Dail row

Irish Taosaich Leo Varadkar rebuked Sinn Fein leader Mary-Lou McDonald in the Dail for criticising his party's response to the coronavirus pandemic. He describ [...]

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Don't let Leo sneak back in! Urgent plea for rival coalition as Varadkar nears victory

Don't let Leo sneak back in! Urgent plea for rival coalition as Varadkar nears victory

MARY LOU MCDONALD has renewed her efforts to form "a government for change led by Sinn Fein" as rival Leo Varadkar inches closer to building a coalition with F [...]

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Northern Ireland's 'road map' to exit coronavirus lockdown is on hold until Boris Johnson's speech

Northern Ireland's 'road map' to exit coronavirus lockdown is on hold until Boris Johnson's speech

A detailed road map to take Northern Ireland out of lockdown is unlikely to be published this week, a senior Stormont source has said — although Sinn Fein want [...]

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Mary Lou McDonald is as entitled to think of Ireland as a single nation as I, an Englishman, am to think of England that way

How dare the Belfast News Letter publish a letter characterising Mary Lou McDonald TD (Sinn Fein) as expressing ‘incoherent babbling nonsense’ (April 29).

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SDLP leader Colum Eastwood told the Irish Times on Sunday that UK Minister Micha [...]

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood told the Irish Times on Sunday that UK Minister Micha [...]

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood told the Irish Times on Sunday that UK Minister Michael Gove wrote to his party, Sinn Fein, Alliance and the Greens saying that such [...]

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Sinn Fein leader denies using coronavirus pandemic to score political points

Sinn Fein leader denies using coronavirus pandemic to score political points

Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald has denied using the coronavirus pandemic to score political points as she called for the Government to press for an all-Ire [...]

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Coronavirus updates: Sinn Fein reject 'irresponsible' call to lift lockdown after Poots says 'safe to open' churches

Coronavirus updates: Sinn Fein reject 'irresponsible' call to lift lockdown after Poots says 'safe to open' churches

Sinn Fein has rejected calls to ease the coronavirus lockdown in Northern Ireland as "irresponsible while we are still in the eye of the storm".

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We back politicians who have buried their conscience in their own interest

We continually hear whinging from some unionists about the blatant behaviour of Sinn Fein/IRA as they use their muscle to continue oppressing democrats.

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Dismay at MP’s tribute to man who ‘tried to kill’ Arlene Foster’s father

A Sinn Fein MP’s tribute to a man suspected of attempting to murder Arlene Foster’s father has been slammed by a victims’ representative group.

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Care home residents 'may have lost lives due to slow testing', says Sinn Fein's Pat Sheehan

Care home residents 'may have lost lives due to slow testing', says Sinn Fein's Pat Sheehan

Health officials were too slow to protect thousands of care homes residents from the deadly threat of Covid-19, it has been claimed.

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Coronavirus: Unionists accuse Sinn Fein's Mary Lou McDonald of using pandemic for 'political gain'

Coronavirus: Unionists accuse Sinn Fein's Mary Lou McDonald of using pandemic for 'political gain'

Unionists have hit out at comments made by Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald that the current coronavirus crisis is a greater "accelerant" to a united Irel [...]

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