The Ulster peace talks were in limbo yesterday - stalled over the future of Sinn Fein
That spells disaster, we've been down that road and we think Sinn Fein
are mistaken for considering that option.
For the northerners, it was a failed tactic, which meant people would not vote Sinn Fein
There is no modern precedent for a politician to seek election to both Westminster and the Dail, but as an all-Ireland party Sinn Fein
already has elected politicians across the island.
The DUP and Sinn Fein
share the office of First and Deputy First Minister and the joint nature of its powers has allowed republicans to effectively block Cabinet meetings since June.
The others are Alex Maskey, who was the first Sinn Fein
Lord Mayor of Belfast, and North Antrim MLA Daithi McKay.
Donaldson - a former Sinn Fein
head of administration- his son-in-law and a civil servant were arrested over the allegations.
As Republicans the McCartney sisters, to their credit, have shown immense bravery by taking their campaign to Sinn Fein
and the IRA across the Atlantic and I hope this acts as the final catalyst to force Sinn Fein
to break their association with the IRA
They claim the fact that the Meath and Kildare by-elections take place just a week later may provide Sinn Fein
with unfair exposure.
The party said: ``The Sinn Fein
president told the meeting that he believes that Sinn Fein
can say yes to the political package as now presented.
At the same time, Sinn Fein
campaigned strongly against the growing wave of anti-immigrant nationalism in the Irish Republic.
has a strong core of support there, and any resident who may not like Sinn Fein
knows better than to open his or her mouth.
Ted Kennedy and commenced in 1994, was appeasement of the IRA and its political wing, Sinn Fein
The Prime Minister reacted sharply after Sinn Fein
chairman Mitchell McLaughlin told his party's conference that there could be no peace process unless all political parties were involved.
Mr Robinson asked why Sinn Fein
is not prepared to support a piece of legislation that offers protections for both Irish and Ulster Scots speakers.