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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: Have a care for the victims of election fever

GERRY ADAMS: Have a care for the victims of election fever

GERRY ADAMS: Election presents exciting new opportunities

GERRY ADAMS: Election presents exciting new opportunities

GERRY ADAMS: Don’t underestimate the power of a singsong

GERRY ADAMS: Don’t underestimate the power of a singsong

GERRY ADAMS: That Easter 1916 flame still burns strong

GERRY ADAMS: That Easter 1916 flame still burns strong

GERRY ADAMS: DUP has an à la carte attitude to democracy

GERRY ADAMS: DUP has an à la carte attitude to democracy

GERRY ADAMS: UDR – the new B-Specials uncovered

GERRY ADAMS: UDR – the new B-Specials uncovered

GERRY ADAMS: Irish neutrality is a diplomatic strength

GERRY ADAMS: Irish neutrality is a diplomatic strength

GERRY ADAMS: Stark contrast in conflict is shown up

GERRY ADAMS: Stark contrast in conflict is shown up

GERRY ADAMS: Get out Russia – and up the dialogue

GERRY ADAMS: Get out Russia – and up the dialogue

GERRY ADAMS: First Minister opposition tells us a lot

GERRY ADAMS: First Minister opposition tells us a lot

GERRY ADAMS: Standing up to bullies

GERRY ADAMS: Standing up to bullies

GERRY ADAMS: Malign campaign to maintain the union

GERRY ADAMS: Malign campaign to maintain the union

GERRY ADAMS: Bloody Sunday was the defining moment

GERRY ADAMS: Bloody Sunday was the defining moment