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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: Sam so special for Northern Gaels

GERRY ADAMS: Sam so special for Northern Gaels

GERRY ADAMS: Jeffrey needs to face up to some Brexit truths

GERRY ADAMS: Jeffrey needs to face up to some Brexit truths

GERRY ADAMS: Planting a seed for the future (and the past)

GERRY ADAMS: Planting a seed for the future (and the past)

GERRY ADAMS: Moving account casts historical light on current Afghanistan plight

GERRY ADAMS: Moving account casts historical light on current Afghanistan plight

GERRY ADAMS: Afghanistan tragedy a familiar one to students of imperial history

GERRY ADAMS: Afghanistan tragedy a familiar one to students of imperial history

GERRY ADAMS: Internment greeted with the screams of children

GERRY ADAMS: Internment greeted with the screams of children

GERRY ADAMS: Keir Starmer's Irish policy a dead loss; Rooster Russell a dead duck

GERRY ADAMS: Keir Starmer's Irish policy a dead loss; Rooster Russell a dead duck

GERRY ADAMS: This Olympic spirit needs to be spread

GERRY ADAMS: This Olympic spirit needs to be spread

GERRY ADAMS: Families will never give up on loved ones

GERRY ADAMS: Families will never give up on loved ones

GERRY ADAMS: Hopes for unionist progress going up in flames

GERRY ADAMS: Hopes for unionist progress going up in flames

GERRY ADAMS: An Orange Card for readers to download and play at home

GERRY ADAMS: An Orange Card for readers to download and play at home

GERRY ADAMS: Memories of my wee sister Frances

GERRY ADAMS: Memories of my wee sister Frances

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