Himself Alone: Absent Adams still under siege
Questions persist about the leadership and the future of Sinn Féin, as Maíria Cahill’s allegations are just the latest in a string of controversies that have cut into the party’s support
I t is a measure of the pressure on Sinn Féin at present that the Dáil recess of last week came as a blessed relief for the party’s embattled leadership and TDs.
Normally Sinn Féin could have been expected to pile the pressure on the coalition in advance of this weekend’s water protests, but instead the party was happy to draw its breath in the relative calm following the...
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