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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: 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

GERRY ADAMS: No hills like our own hills

GERRY ADAMS: No hills like our own hills

GERRY ADAMS: Unionist warnings on Protocol beg vital questions

GERRY ADAMS: Unionist warnings on Protocol beg vital questions

GERRY ADAMS: PSNI gradually losing sight of Patten vision

GERRY ADAMS: PSNI gradually losing sight of Patten vision

GERRY ADAMS: Evidence on policing shows we’re not there yet

GERRY ADAMS: Evidence on policing shows we’re not there yet

GERRY ADAMS: Fra McCann's amazing life of struggle

GERRY ADAMS: Fra McCann's amazing life of struggle

OPINION – GERRY ADAMS:  A fitting tribute to Fr Des, the People’s Priest

OPINION – GERRY ADAMS: A fitting tribute to Fr Des, the People’s Priest

GERRY ADAMS: The Catalonia connection

GERRY ADAMS: The Catalonia connection