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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: The strap was worst for six of the best

GERRY ADAMS: The strap was worst for six of the best

GERRY ADAMS: How I got a different view of Croker

GERRY ADAMS: How I got a different view of Croker

GERRY ADAMS: Ballymurphy owes a debt to Criostóir

GERRY ADAMS: Ballymurphy owes a debt to Criostóir

GERRY ADAMS: Courageous Alice never once flinched

GERRY ADAMS: Courageous Alice never once flinched

GERRY ADAMS: Christy returns to Belfast to salute H-Block heroes

GERRY ADAMS: Christy returns to Belfast to salute H-Block heroes

GERRY ADAMS: Dublin battle site plans are drawn up

GERRY ADAMS: Dublin battle site plans are drawn up

GERRY ADAMS: Here’s your chance to reach out, Jeffrey

GERRY ADAMS: Here’s your chance to reach out, Jeffrey

GERRY ADAMS: Biden tells Johnson a few home truths

GERRY ADAMS: Biden tells Johnson a few home truths

GERRY ADAMS: Stories from the heart of the Blocks

GERRY ADAMS: Stories from the heart of the Blocks

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