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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

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GERRY ADAMS: Agreed way to end the union is clear so what's the hold-up?

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GERRY ADAMS: Placing peace process centrestage in US election; Marking MacSwiney centenary

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OPINION – Gerry Adams: A society that is 'less safe and less fair'

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OPINION – Gerry Adams: Another piece of our history is gone

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OPINION – GERRY ADAMS: Brexit and the disunited Kingdom

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OPINION - GERRY ADAMS: Saluting the Quiet American who gave away $8bn to good causes

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OPINION - GERRY ADAMS: An Taoiseach is not a United Irelander

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OPINION - Gerry Adams: Partition - nothing to celebrate here

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OPINION – GERRY ADAMS: Let’s treasure our Falls Road Witness Trees

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OPINION - GERRY ADAMS: Rule Britannia!

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OPINION - Gerry Adams: Virtual Féile filled the void superbly

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OPINION - GERRY ADAMS: Remembering Kieran Doherty on 39th anniversary of hunger striking TD's death