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Gerry Adams

Gerry Adams is the pre-eminent republican activist of our times. A former President of Sinn Féin, he served as MP for West Belfast and as a TD in the Dáil over a four-decade period of frontline elected politics. 

He is the author of several books including Before the Dawn, The Street and Other Stories and Falls Memories. His latest collection of short stories The Witness Trees will be published in the autumn. 

He describes himself as "an optimistic and hopeful activist" and publishes a famed Twitter account. 

 

 

Latest Stories

GERRY ADAMS: Sammy and Boris are left sizzling with rage

GERRY ADAMS: Sammy and Boris are left sizzling with rage

GERRY ADAMS: The Battle for Moore Street continues

GERRY ADAMS: The Battle for Moore Street continues

GERRY ADAMS: Fail to prepare for Irish Unity and you prepare to fail

GERRY ADAMS: Fail to prepare for Irish Unity and you prepare to fail

GERRY ADAMS: Belfast tribute to two remarkable women

GERRY ADAMS: Belfast tribute to two remarkable women

GERRY ADAMS: Ballymurphy came out of familiar playbook

GERRY ADAMS: Ballymurphy came out of familiar playbook

GERRY ADAMS: We are indebted to the courage and resolve of the Ballymurphy families

GERRY ADAMS: We are indebted to the courage and resolve of the Ballymurphy families

GERRY ADAMS: Unionism at another crossroads

GERRY ADAMS: Unionism at another crossroads

GERRY ADAMS: ANC, Late, Late and a 90th birthday boy

GERRY ADAMS: ANC, Late, Late and a 90th birthday boy

GERRY ADAMS: Huffing and puffing by unionists can't stop United Ireland dynamic

GERRY ADAMS: Huffing and puffing by unionists can't stop United Ireland dynamic

GERRY ADAMS: Unionists need to join the work of managing political change

GERRY ADAMS: Unionists need to join the work of managing political change

GERRY ADAMS: Why would Arlene leave Fermanagh?

GERRY ADAMS: Why would Arlene leave Fermanagh?

GERRY ADAMS: On anniversary of Good Friday Agreement, focus should be on reconciliation

GERRY ADAMS: On anniversary of Good Friday Agreement, focus should be on reconciliation

GERRY ADAMS: Micheál has it badly wrong on Irish unity

GERRY ADAMS: Micheál has it badly wrong on Irish unity

GERRY ADAMS: 6,000 Days matches epics of prison literature

GERRY ADAMS: 6,000 Days matches epics of prison literature

GERRY ADAMS: Kathleen Largey was more than a singer

GERRY ADAMS: Kathleen Largey was more than a singer