Sinn Féin

Irish republican political party

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Sinn Féin is a centre-left to left-wing Irish republican political party active in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.


Covid-19 has brought Sinn Fein and DUP closer together, says Michelle O'Neill

covid-19 has brought sinn fein and dup closer together, says michelle o'neill
Deputy First Minister Michelle O'Neill has said the Covid-19 outbreak has brought the DUP and Sinn Fein closer together. First Minister Arlene Foster said Northern Ireland's parties had come together..
WorldNews - Published

Sinn Fein leader says she has the coronavirus but is recovering

The leader of the left-wing Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein, Mary Lou McDonald, said on Tuesday that a test taken at the end of March confirmed she had the coronavirus, but she was no longer infected..
Reuters - Published

Sinn Fein protests coronavirus call for British military help in Northern Ireland

Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein expressed concern on Saturday over a request by Northern Ireland's health minister for British military assistance in response to the coronavirus, saying it had raised..
Reuters - Published

Sinn Fein would easily win repeat Irish election: poll

The pro-Irish unity Sinn Fein party would easily win a repeat Irish election if ongoing government talks fail, with an opinion poll on Saturday showing it has almost twice as much support as its two..
Reuters - Published

Ireland's Sinn Fein demands place in government at Dublin rally

Irish left-wing nationalists Sinn Fein demanded a place in Ireland's next government on Tuesday at a packed rally in Dublin, saying the country's two dominant centre-right parties were trying block..
Reuters - Published

Brexit: Sidestepping agreement on Northern Ireland could put trade deal with US at risk, Johnson warned

Ministers 'must not be allowed to sidestep their responsibilities,' says Sinn Fein MP
Independent - Published

Cameron's G8 Summit table should be returned to Fermanagh: Sinn Fein

cameron's g8 summit table should be returned to fermanagh: sinn fein
A table commissioned by David Cameron for the G8 Summit in Fermanagh, which he took to Downing Street, should be "repatriated or released" back to Fermanagh, it has been claimed. Sinn Fein...
WorldNews - Published

Sinn Fein surge puts Irish economy in the spotlight

As the Irish parliament convenes to try to choose its new leader, concerns about inequality linger.
BBC News - Published

Ireland's Fianna Fail to step up efforts to form a government

Ireland's Fianna Fail will step up efforts to form a government by starting formal engagement with other parties, except Sinn Fein, after marginally winning the most seats at an inconclusive Feb. 8..
Reuters - Published

Sinn Fein path to power blocked as Fianna Fail rules out deal

Ireland's largest party Fianna Fail will not consider going into government with Sinn Fein, it said on Thursday, in a decision that is likely to prevent the left-wing nationalists from entering power..
Reuters - Published

Exclusive: Ireland's Fianna Fail to seek to form government without Sinn Fein

Ireland's center-right Fianna Fail party will seek to form a government that does not include left-wing nationalists Sinn Fein, a senior member of the party said on Thursday following a meeting of the..
Reuters - Published

Ireland's Sinn Fein says 'very, very tricky' to form all-left government

It would be "very, very tricky" to form a government that does not include one of Ireland's two large center-right parties, Fianna Fail and Fine Gael, the head of left-wing nationalist party Sinn Fein..
Reuters - Published

Sinn Fein seeks talks with Fianna Fail on forming new Irish government

Left-wing Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein said on Thursday it had formally requested talks with center-right rival Fianna Fail to discuss options for forming a new government following an..
Reuters - Published

Irish PM ready for opposition, leaves coalition option open

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday it was likely he would be the next leader of the opposition after government formation talks but that his Fine Gael party would be willing to help..
Reuters - Published

Bruised Irish rivals allow Sinn Fein government initiative

Ireland's Fianna Fail and Fine Gael let Sinn Fein proceed with trying to form a government without them on Tuesday, a process most acknowledged would ultimately require two of the now three largest..
Reuters - Published

Factbox: What happens next after Ireland's 'ballot-box revolution'

The Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein secured the most votes but not the most seats in a national election on Sunday, which its leader described as a "ballot-box revolution" that deserved to be..
Reuters - Published

Sinn Fein eyes government, Irish unity poll after election surge

Sinn Fein on Monday said it wanted a major role in Ireland's next government after a record election showing, a move that would raise its central goal of reunification with Northern Ireland near the..
Reuters - Published

Ireland's Fianna Fail edge out Sinn Fein on election seat count

Ireland's main opposition party Fianna Fail edged out surging nationalists Sinn Fein by 38 seats to 37 to emerge as the biggest party in the country's 160-seat parliament after counting in a national..
Reuters - Published

Irish election produces an earthquake as Sinn Fein tops poll

irish election produces an earthquake as sinn fein tops poll
DUBLIN — Ireland’s political parties were scrambling to adjust to a new reality Monday, after an earth-shaking election that saw the left-wing nationalist party Sinn Fein win the biggest share of..
WorldNews - Published

Sinn Féin surges as Irish await poll result

The party heralds a historic result as it takes 24.5% of the first preference votes.
BBC News - Published

Sinn Fein says preference is to form a left-wing government

Sinn Fein's first priority is to form a government with fellow left-wing parties, but the Irish nationalist party will also talk to the country's dominant center-right parties Fianna Fail and Fine..
Reuters - Published

Irish nationalists Sinn Fein demand place in government after election success

Irish nationalists Sinn Fein demanded on Sunday to be part of the next Irish government after the left-wing party secured the most votes in an election that leader Mary Lou McDonald described as a..
France 24 - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Long a political pariah, Sinn Fein relishes its breakthrough

When Aengus O Snodaigh first sought election to Ireland's parliament in 1987, he and his Sinn Fein colleagues were banned from speaking on Irish TV and radio for their connection to IRA militants and..
Reuters - Published

Irish PM Varadkar says coalition with Sinn Fein is not an option

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Sunday a coalition between his center-right Fine Gael party and left-wing nationalists Sinn Fein is not an option as the parties' policies are "not..
Reuters - Published

Sinn Fein demands place in Irish government after electoral 'revolution'

Left-wing Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein on Sunday demanded to be part of the next Irish government after tallies indicated it secured the most votes in an election that leader Mary Lou McDonald..
Reuters - Published

Sinn Fein demands place at talks to form next Irish government

Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein is ready to enter government in Ireland and it would be undemocratic to exclude it, leader Mary Lou McDonald said on Sunday after tallies indicated her party narrowly..
Reuters - Published

Sinn Fein vows to work with like-minded parties to form government

sinn fein vows to work with like-minded parties to form government
Sinn Fein’s president has vowed to work with like-minded parties to form Ireland’s next government after a sensational General Election performance. While it remains unclear whether it will..
WorldNews - Published

Political gridlock looms for Ireland after Sinn Fein surge

Ireland began counting votes on Sunday in a national election that an exit poll indicated would show a historic breakthrough for left-wing nationalists Sinn Fein but leave a fractured political..
Reuters - Published

Irish general election: Counting to begin across the country

Exit poll suggests little difference between Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin.
BBC News - Published

Sinn Fein's surge in the Irish election leaves three parties tied: exit poll

Support for left-wing Irish nationalists Sinn Fein surged in an election on Saturday, leaving it tied with the party of Prime Minister Leo Varadkar but unlikely to emerge with the highest number of..
France 24 - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Irish general election: Exit poll predicts 'tie' between three main parties

Exit poll suggests little difference between Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin.
BBC News - Published

Irish vote may end Varadkar's spell as PM as Sinn Fein surges

Irish voters look likely to dump Prime Minister Leo Varadkar from power on Saturday in an election that could alter the political landscape with a surge by Sinn Fein, which has struck a chord among..
Reuters - Published

Gerry Adams' successor paves potential Sinn Fein path to power in Ireland

For decades Sinn Fein activists insisted the star power of Gerry Adams, a former Irish Republican Army spokesman, could not be replicated among the party's Irish nationalist base.
Reuters - Published

Irish election: Will Sinn Féin redefine Irish politics?

The political party on the rise seeks to destroy long-time duopoly Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael.
BBC News - Published

Irish election: Sinn Fein surges into the lead four days before vote

Republican party Sinn Fein have surged into first place with just days until Ireland goes to the polls in a general election, according to a new survey.
France 24 - Published

Discontent lifts Irish nationalists Sinn Fein to verge of power

If Irish nationalists Sinn Fein turn their national opinion poll lead into a historic election breakthrough on Saturday, it will be healthcare and housing not their signature demand for a United..
Reuters - Published

Sinn Fein establish clear lead in opinion poll ahead of Irish election

Irish nationalists Sinn Fein have surged to the top of an opinion poll five days ahead of an election in Ireland that looks set to be a major breakthrough for the former political wing of the Irish..
Reuters - Published

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