He Hasn’t Gone Away: Adams steps up for Sinn Féin

The SF leader is to the fore in post-election negotiations, but some members of his party are tired of power-sharing

12th March, 2017
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Michelle O’Neill and Gerry Adams of Sinn Féin address the media at Stormont: Adams seems far more comfortable when discussing the North than the South Picture: Press Eye

A watershed election ten days ago has altered the North’s dysfunctional politics and put nationalists on a par with unionists in terms of Assembly seats for the first time ever. And yet, the more things change, the more they stay the same.

In the last few days, Sinn Féin and the DUP have grappled with the reality that in order to restore power-sharing, they must resolve the same differences they had before the...

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