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Sinn Féin is an Irish republican and democratic socialist political party active throughout both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
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Sinn Fein contains 'huge number of convicted criminals', Varadkar saysSinn Fein contains a "huge number of convicted criminals" including tax dodgers and murderers, Irish Deputy Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said during a heated row in the Dail.
Sinn Fein leader admits Northern Ireland Protocol is 'problematic' - and expects referendum on unification within next decadeThe leader of Sinn Fein has admitted to Sky News that the Northern Ireland Protocol as it stands is causing problems for businesses.
'No straight answers' as Sinn Fein meets PM over Northern Ireland impasseBoris Johnson has been accused of failing to give straight answers after meeting party leaders in Belfast to try to resolve a political impasse over the Northern Ireland Protocol.
Sinn Fein's president accuses PM of using Northern Ireland as a 'pawn' in negotiations with EUSinn Fein has accused Boris Johnson of playing dangerous games with the people of Northern Ireland and shamefully using the nation as a "pawn" in negotiations with the EU.
Sinn Fein accuses UK government of holding people of Northern Ireland 'to ransom'Sinn Fein has told the British government it must not "hold the people and society" of Northern Ireland "to ransom" by delaying the formation of an executive to govern the country.
Sinn Fein and DUP will be urged to form Northern Ireland Executive 'as soon as possible'The Northern Ireland secretary will urge all political parties to form an executive as soon as possible after Sinn Fein's historic election victory.
Sinn Fein's historic election win 'ushers in a new era' for Northern IrelandSinn Fein has become the first nationalist party to win the most seats in the Northern Ireland Assembly in its 101-year history.
Sinn Fein becomes biggest party in Northern Ireland in historic winSinn Fein is to become the first nationalist party to take control of the Northern Ireland Assembly in its 101-year history.
Counting underway in Northern Ireland election with Sinn Fein braced for historic victorySinn Fein is braced for a historic victory as the first votes are counted in the election of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
Sinn Fein hopeful of ending DUP dominance as votes are counted in Northern IrelandAll eyes are on Sinn Fein as counting takes place in the Northern Ireland Assembly election.
Sinn Fein deputy leader urges Irish government to prepare for a united IrelandSinn Fein deputy leader Michelle O'Neill is urging the Irish government to prepare for a united Ireland as a result of Brexit.
Northern Ireland's government hangs in balance with week to find solutionThe future of Northern Ireland's devolved government hangs in the balance with Sinn Fein refusing to ratify the Democratic Unionist Party's nominee for first minister.
PM holds 'frank' talks with DUP over Northern Ireland Protocol - as Sinn Fein snub 'PR stunt'The prime minister has held "frank" conversations with the DUP about the Northern Ireland Protocol during a visit to the region, while he was snubbed by Sinn Fein.
Sinn Fein leader says she has the coronavirus but is recoveringThe leader of the left-wing Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein, Mary Lou McDonald, said on Tuesday that a test taken at the end of March confirmed she had the coronavirus, but she was no longer infected..
Sinn Fein protests coronavirus call for British military help in Northern IrelandIrish nationalist party Sinn Fein expressed concern on Saturday over a request by Northern Ireland's health minister for British military assistance in response to the coronavirus, saying it had raised..
Sinn Fein would easily win repeat Irish election: pollThe pro-Irish unity Sinn Fein party would easily win a repeat Irish election if ongoing government talks fail, with an opinion poll on Saturday showing it has almost twice as much support as its two..
Ireland's Sinn Fein demands place in government at Dublin rallyIrish left-wing nationalists Sinn Fein demanded a place in Ireland's next government on Tuesday at a packed rally in Dublin, saying the country's two dominant centre-right parties were trying block..
Ireland's Fianna Fail to step up efforts to form a governmentIreland's Fianna Fail will step up efforts to form a government by starting formal engagement with other parties, except Sinn Fein, after marginally winning the most seats at an inconclusive Feb. 8..
Sinn Fein path to power blocked as Fianna Fail rules out dealIreland's largest party Fianna Fail will not consider going into government with Sinn Fein, it said on Thursday, in a decision that is likely to prevent the left-wing nationalists from entering power..
Exclusive: Ireland's Fianna Fail to seek to form government without Sinn FeinIreland's center-right Fianna Fail party will seek to form a government that does not include left-wing nationalists Sinn Fein, a senior member of the party said on Thursday following a meeting of the..
Ireland's Sinn Fein says 'very, very tricky' to form all-left governmentIt would be "very, very tricky" to form a government that does not include one of Ireland's two large center-right parties, Fianna Fail and Fine Gael, the head of left-wing nationalist party Sinn Fein..
Sinn Fein seeks talks with Fianna Fail on forming new Irish governmentLeft-wing Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein said on Thursday it had formally requested talks with center-right rival Fianna Fail to discuss options for forming a new government following an..
Irish PM ready for opposition, leaves coalition option openIrish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday it was likely he would be the next leader of the opposition after government formation talks but that his Fine Gael party would be willing to help..
Bruised Irish rivals allow Sinn Fein government initiativeIreland's Fianna Fail and Fine Gael let Sinn Fein proceed with trying to form a government without them on Tuesday, a process most acknowledged would ultimately require two of the now three largest..
Ireland's Fianna Fail edge out Sinn Fein on election seat countIreland's main opposition party Fianna Fail edged out surging nationalists Sinn Fein by 38 seats to 37 to emerge as the biggest party in the country's 160-seat parliament after counting in a national..
Factbox: What happens next after Ireland's 'ballot-box revolution'The Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein appears to have secured the most votes but not the most seats in a national election on Sunday, which its leader described as a "ballot-box revolution" that..
Sinn Fein eyes government, Irish unity poll after election surgeSinn Fein on Monday demanded inclusion in Ireland's next government after a record election showing, a move that would raise its central goal of reunification with Northern Ireland toward the top of..
Sinn Fein says preference is to form a left-wing governmentSinn Fein's first priority is to form a government with fellow left-wing parties, but the Irish nationalist party will also talk to the country's dominant center-right parties Fianna Fail and Fine..
Irish nationalists Sinn Fein demand place in government after strong election showingIrish nationalists Sinn Fein demanded on Sunday to be part of the next Irish government after the left-wing party secured the most votes in an election that leader Mary Lou McDonald described as a..
Long a political pariah, Sinn Fein relishes its breakthroughWhen Aengus O Snodaigh first sought election to Ireland's parliament in 1987, he and his Sinn Fein colleagues were banned from speaking on Irish TV and radio for their connection to IRA militants and..
Irish PM Varadkar says coalition with Sinn Fein is not an optionIrish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Sunday a coalition between his center-right Fine Gael party and left-wing nationalists Sinn Fein is not an option as the parties' policies are "not..
Sinn Fein demands place in Irish government after electoral 'revolution'Left-wing Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein on Sunday demanded to be part of the next Irish government after tallies indicated it secured the most votes in an election that leader Mary Lou McDonald..
Sinn Fein demands place at talks to form next Irish governmentIrish nationalist party Sinn Fein is ready to enter government in Ireland and it would be undemocratic to exclude it, leader Mary Lou McDonald said on Sunday after tallies indicated her party narrowly..
Political gridlock looms for Ireland after Sinn Fein surgeIreland began counting votes on Sunday in a national election that an exit poll indicated would show a historic breakthrough for left-wing nationalists Sinn Fein but leave a fractured political..
Sinn Fein Irish election surge leaves three main parties tiedSupport for left-wing Irish nationalists Sinn Fein surged in an election on Saturday, leaving it tied with the party of Prime Minister Leo Varadkar but unlikely to emerge with the highest number of..
Irish vote may end Varadkar's spell as PM as Sinn Fein surgesIrish voters look likely to dump Prime Minister Leo Varadkar from power on Saturday in an election that could alter the political landscape with a surge by Sinn Fein, which has struck a chord among..
Gerry Adams' successor paves potential Sinn Fein path to power in IrelandFor decades Sinn Fein activists insisted the star power of Gerry Adams, a former Irish Republican Army spokesman, could not be replicated among the party's Irish nationalist base.
Discontent lifts Irish nationalists Sinn Fein to verge of powerIf Irish nationalists Sinn Fein turn their national opinion poll lead into a historic election breakthrough on Saturday, it will be healthcare and housing not their signature demand for a United..
Sinn Fein establish clear lead in opinion poll ahead of Irish electionIrish nationalists Sinn Fein have surged to the top of an opinion poll five days ahead of an election in Ireland that looks set to be a major breakthrough for the former political wing of the Irish..
Irish unity preparations price for Sinn Fein coalition supportIrish nationalists Sinn Fein will withhold support for the government after a Feb. 8 election without a commitment to immediately start planning for a referendum on the unification of Ireland, its..
Big two Irish parties closely matched as Sinn Fein surge: pollIreland's main opposition party, Fianna Fail, edged ahead of the governing Fine Gael in an opinion poll on Monday, a far more modest lead than a separate survey suggested a day earlier amid a pre..
Sinn Fein backing paves way for new Northern Ireland devolved governmentThe two main Irish nationalist and pro-British unionist parties in Northern Ireland agreed on Friday to return to devolved government for the first time in three years.
Sinn Fein to consider draft Northern Ireland political deal on FridayNorthern Ireland's largest Irish nationalist party, Sinn Fein, will meet on Friday to assess a draft deal to restore devolved government that its prospective partners in a new power-sharing arrangement..
In a first, Irish nationalists overtake unionists at UK electionNorthern Ireland elected more Irish nationalists to Britain's parliament than pro-British unionists for the first time on Friday, after the largest nationalist party Sinn Fein narrowly won the final of..
Brexit clarity could help revive talks on Northern Ireland government: Sinn FeinClarity on Brexit could open the way for Northern Ireland's feuding parties to engage in detailed talks aimed at reviving its power-sharing government, the deputy leader of the Irish nationalist Sinn..
Sinn Fein president rejects reported UK plan for customs centersSinn Fein President Mary Lou McDonald said on Tuesday a reported proposal from Britain to set up "customs clearance centers" on both sides of the Irish border was absolutely not acceptable as it..