Northern Ireland

Adams calls FF and FG leaders ‘sore losers’ after Sinn Féin’s North success

Former Sinn Féin leader in his podcast said the North had never been intended to allow a nationalist leader emerge, and that within unionism there are those who still see them as second class

Gerry Adams at Leinster House: ‘Sinn Féin’s whole campaign was on cost of living, on health and on housing.’ Picture: RollingNews

Gerry Adams has labelled both the Taoiseach and Tánaiste “ungracious”, “bad mannered” and “sore losers” following Sinn Féin’s emergence as the largest party in the North.

Speaking on his podcast Léargas last Sunday, the former Sinn Féin leader described the recent election results as “historic” and reiterated the case for a united Ireland. However, he took aim at the leaders of Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael, accusing them of failing to publicly congratulate Sinn Féin ...