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Dublin maintains hands-off' stance as Adams crisis grows

Sinn Fein furiously lobbying US contacts since Adams's detention.

4th May, 2014
Gerry Adams: Sinn Féin continues to insist that his detention is politically motivated Photo: Arthur Carron/Collins

Politicians north and south are scrambling to deal with the fallout from the arrest and detention of Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams, which was continuing yesterday at Antrim Police Station.

Sources confirmed that Sinn Fein had been in regular contact with government officials in Dublin, though political leaders in the coalition maintained publicly that the arrest was a policing matter, not a political one.

Sinn Fein continued to insist that the detention was politically motivated,...

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