Thursday February 27, 2020

Adams on the rack

Sinn Féin reels in face of Cahill campaign.

26th October, 2014
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams pictured at a press conference in the Balmoral Hotel, Belfast. Picture: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye

The Dáil chamber may be increasingly irrelevant in the exercise of political power in Ireland, but it was the stage for an extraordinary confrontation last Wednesday afternoon.

The leaders’ questions slot in Dáil business provides for the leaders of the main opposition parties – Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin and the technical group of independent and small party TDs – to put topical questions to the Taoiseach. But last Wednesday, it was the Sinn...

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