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  1. Robinson outlines welfare fund planRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | BBC News

    ... Assembly has not yet passed the legislation required to authorise the welfare changes, which are opposed by both Sinn Fein and the SDLP. In a speech in County Down on Friday, Mr Robinson said his party had put forward proposals to the secretary of ...

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  2. "And the entire political system will focus on its concerns"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Slugger O'Toole

    ... last night. My strongest memory of that was Alasdair being repeatedly told to wait his turn whilst the big boys of Sinn Fein and the DUP had had their proper say, then finally getting in a spake and the only memorable thing I heard was sorry, sorry, ...

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  3. Call for prostitution arrests statsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | BBC News

    Clause 6 of the bill would make it illegal for someone to obtain sexual services from someone else in exchange for payment Sinn Fein has called for more information on the number of arrests and convictions made after a proposed ban on paying for sex is introduced in Northern Ireland. The move has prompted speculation that Sinn Fein could be ready to vote in favour of outlawing payment for sexual services.

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  4. Independent group forced to apologise to Gerry AdamsRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | Sinn Fein Newsroom

    Sinn Fein Leader Gerry Adams has welcomed two significant decisions by the Press Council to uphold complaints regarding articles about him in the Irish Independent and Sunday Independent.On 17th May, the Independent claimed Gerry Adams had attempted to "gag" the newspaper. The Sinn Fein President said the article was based on an "unfounded accusation" against him and the Press Ombudsman agreed.

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  5. Water charges threat to Donegal GaeltachtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Derry Today

    ... kids and they would be doing two to three washes a day, dishes, cooking, showers, flushing toilets, washing hands. Sinn Fein Derry Councillor Kevin Campbell called on Irish Water to factor these issues in. He said: "Each year hundreds of young ...

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  6. Micheal Martin encouraged by high number of FF first preferencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Carrickonshannon Today

    ... work between now and then." He continued: "You are looking at about four groupings now. Fine Gael, Fianna Fail. Sinn Fein and Independents are all hovering around twenty percent plus. That's where we are now. The world has changed since 2011 and ...

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  7. Most of Britain's parties could be led by women within the next two yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | New Statesman

    ... the Irish Sea, the trend is, if anything, more pronounced. Westminster's first-ever woman MP back in 1918 was Sinn Fein's Constance Markievicz and the Irish republican movement has always produced prominent women figures. In fact, If Gerry Adams ...

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  8. Robinson to avoid NI talks 'circus'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | BBC News

    ... at Stormont was so great that it "must be tackled in a St Andrews 2 setting, with government involvement". Sinn Fein, the second largest party in Northern Ireland's power-sharing coalition, had also called for fresh talks, and urged the British, ...

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  9. McDonald plays down Craughwell's British Army service after Seanad winRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | BreakingNews.ie

    But after Senator Craughwell was elected with Sinn Fein transfers, she played down the significance of his previous service in the British Army. "I think Senator Craughwell, like the rest of us, knows that the world has moved on...Ireland has moved on, and certainly we are very happy to see him elected.

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  10. Gerard Craughwell: I'm ecstatic and deeply grateful to be elected to SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Independent.ie

    The former TUI president said he originally ran for election to highlight the difficulties an ordinary citizen would have trying to get elected to the Seanad. He commiserated with the two other candidates - John McNulty, who pulled out of the race following the controversy about his selection and Sinn Fein candidate Catherine Seeley.

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  11. Sir Anthony Berry's daughter is now friends with Brighton bomber Patrick MageeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... She said: 'It was very much 'we' talking rather than 'I'. He was talking for the group - for the IRA, or for Sinn Fein - rather than himself. But, I was very curious about what was beneath that. 'I didn't go into the meeting wanting to argue with ...

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  12. Video: Kinahan aiming to win seat at WestminsterRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | Newtownabbey Today

    ... business, and promote a positive image of a place which is welcoming to all. We need to show that the naysayers of Sinn Fein don`t represent the views of the vast majority of the people of this country. Much to the displeasure of Sinn Fein, they are ...

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  13. Ireland's Sinn Fein sees path to power in unequal recoveryRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Star Online

    Six years of austerity have transformed former Irish Republican Army political wing Sinn Fein from nationalist outsiders to contenders to enter government, threatening the biggest shake-up of Irish politics in generations. Until two decades ago Sinn Fein leaders like Gerry Adams were banned from even speaking on Irish television and much of the establishment still scoffs at the prospect of voters actually putting them into government.

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  14. 2 Irish by-elections put government under pressureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this picture taken on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, Dublin's colonnaded General Post Office is seen, left, a national monument to Ireland's independence fight. The Irish nationalist Sinn Fein party is seeking to triumph in Ireland's next elections expected in 2016, the 100th anniversary of an Easter Rising against British rule that rebel commanders directed from the post office.

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  15. Daughter of Brighton IRA victim - friends' with bomberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Fermanagh Today

    ... she added. "It was very much 'we' talking rather than 'I'. He was talking for the group - for the IRA, or for Sinn Fein - rather than himself. But, I was very curious about what was beneath that. "I didn't go into the meeting wanting to argue with ...

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  16. Voluntary scheme to ease budget woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | BBC News

    The first minister told a DUP event on Thursday that he expected "you would be knocked over in the rush" if such a scheme opened. Sinn Fein have not disagreed that such a scheme is on the cards.

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  17. Noonan identifies a 1bn 'blackhole' in Sinn Fein's water charge claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Independent.ie

    Fine Gael is also turning its guns on Sinn Fein by identifying a 1bn black hole in the party's claim it can abolish water charges. Finance Minister Michael Noonan has confirmed Sinn Fein's promise to abolish water charges would actually result in 550m worth of additional tax hikes and spending cuts next year and another 500m in 2016.

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  18. Super councils: Rate rises for someRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | BBC News

    ... Finance Minister Simon Hamilton, who is devising the rebate scheme, was not available for interview. Nor was the Sinn Fein chair of the finance committee Daithi McKay. Castlereagh trader Angela Morgan from the Cook's Cafe said it will be an extra ...

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  19. Fresh FG calls for Noonan to abolish pension levy totallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Independent.ie

    ... aspects of the package to be announced in next Tuesday's Budget. And Fine Gael is also turning its guns on Sinn Fein by identifying a a 1bn black hole in the party's claim it can abolish water charges. Mr Noonan told Fine Gael backbenchers the tax ...

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  20. FG's McNulty to resign if he wins Seanad electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Independent.ie

    ... win when the result of the Seanad by-election will become known today. The votes come against the backdrop of Sinn Fein rising level with Fine Gael for the first time ever in an opinion poll and Fianna Fail suffering a substantial decrease in ...

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