Sinn Féin is now thinking far beyond Stormont

Sinn Féin is Ireland's most ideological political party.

29th June, 2014
The truth is, Stormont’s days are numbered. What Sinn Féin is calculating now is when to pull the plug, not if.

Sinn Féin is Ireland’s most ideological political party. It is also the most pragmatic.Leading members have sanctioned, condoned and even directly participated in killing for the sake of their cause. Killings for which the party makes no apology. The IRA was, by far, the most lethal combatant in the conflict. Nearly 1,700 lives were taken by it, almost half of the total.

From Sinn Féin’s perspective this was almost entirely necessary...

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