Sinn Fein

The return of Stormont

The DUP have returned to power sharing. Who benefits?

Workers Power  ·  06 March 2024

Does Sinn Fein victory bring a united Ireland any closer?

Sinn Fein victory runs into Unionist veto

Bernie McAdam  ·  31 May 2022

The Sinn Fein Surge: voters revolt against austerity

A socialist analysis of Sinn Fein's electoral upset

Dara O'Cogaidhin  ·  16 February 2020

The Good Friday Agreement: Northern Ireland’s sectarian peace

By Bernie McAdam THIS YEAR marks the twentieth anniversary of the signing of the Good Friday Agreement (GFA). The ‘peace process’ that this initiated between the British state and Sinn Fein/ Irish Republican Army (IRA), with ceasefire followed by decommissioning of IRA arms and recognition of the police, was crowned with a power sharing government […]

Workers Power  ·  30 April 2018

Stormont in crisis

The resignation of Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness as Deputy First Minister has triggered a new election and brought the ‘Northern Ireland’ power sharing executive at Stormont crashing down. The terms of the Good Friday Agreement (GFA) ensure that the Executive cannot function if either of the two main parties refuse to take part. The ‘Cash […]

Workers Power  ·  01 March 2017

Six counties: Britain's sectarian and racist colony

The recent surge in racist attacks in the six counties of ‘Northern Ireland’ is a shocking indictment of the British backed sectarian state. Bernie McAdam reports on this development against a background of further strains on the Good Friday Agreement as Unionist and Loyalist leaders insist on Orangemen marching their way back through a Catholic […]

Workers Power  ·  11 August 2014

Organise self-defence against loyalist flag riots

The task of the day is to organise citizens’ defence committees to defend the Short Strand and Catholic communities, says Bernie McAdam. These could then become the basis of a political alternative to the government’s cuts programme and the continuing repression

Workers Power  ·  20 January 2013

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