Sinn Fein

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an Irish republican political movement founded in 1905 to promote independence from England and unification of Ireland

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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.
Sinn Fein 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.