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Gerry Adams TD

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Gerry Adams TDGerry Adams has been President of Sinn Fein since 1983. He is the Teachta Dála (TD) for Louth and East Meath.

Gerry Adams was born in 1948. He became involved in the civil rights campaign in the 1960s and was active in campaigns around discrimination in housing and equal rights.

He was interned without trial in 1972. In July 1972 he was released to participate in secret talks in London. After his re-arrest he tried to escape and was imprisoned. He was released in 1976.

In 1984 he was shot and seriously wounded by a unionist death squad working in collusion with British Intelligence.

Gerry Adams and John Hume initiated the peace process which succeeded in bringing an end to the conflict. He was one of the architects of the Good Friday Agreement which of all-Ireland political institutions and a power sharing Executive in the north of Ireland.

In 2011 he resigned his seat in the British Parliament and was subsequently elected to the Dáil (Irish Parliament) in the general election of February 2011.

He is also the author of 13 books, including: A Pathway to Peace, The Politics of Irish Freedom and Selected Writings, A New Ireland – A Vision for the Future; his autobiographies Before the Dawn and Hope and History - Making Peace in Ireland, An Irish Voice and An Irish Journal.

Constituency Office details/Clinic times:
Drogheda Constituency Office, Unit 6, 84 West St, Drogheda, Co. Louth.
041 987 3823
sfdrogheda@eircom.net
Mon-Thurs 10am - 3.00pm

Dundalk Constituency Office, 1-2 Crowe St, Dundalk, Co. Louth.
042 932 8859
dundalksf@eircom.net
Monday-Friday 10.00am -5.00pm

Oireachtas contact details: Gerry.adams@oireachtas.ie or 01 618 4442

Gerry Adams is a voluntary director of Féile an Phobail Community Arts Festival.

Statements (731)

Gerry Adams launches Sinn Féin proposals for 1916 Revolutionary Quarter20 April, 2014

Water Charges another unfair tax that will increase over time – Gerry Adams TD16 April, 2014

Adams welcomes funding from Councils for Dundalk Women’s Refuge16 April, 2014

More resources needed for ambulance service – Adams15 April, 2014

Water Charges a prelude to privatisation – Gerry Adams TD15 April, 2014

Protect the most important historic site in modern Irish history – Adams14 April, 2014

Supporting Lá Dearg – Demanding rights for Irish language speakers – Adams11 April, 2014

Ag tabhairt tacaíochta don Lá Dearg - Ag iarraidh cearta do chainteoirí Gaeilge - Adams11 April, 2014

Adams raises ‘racist’ Fine Gael leaflet with Kenny11 April, 2014

Further privatisation should not form part of energy strategy – Gerry Adams TD9 April, 2014

Dáil Members (14)

Constituency:
Dublin South Central

Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD

Phone: (01) 6184084
Email: aengus.osnodaigh@oireachtas.ie
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Constituency:
Laois/Offaly

Brian Stanley TD

Constituency office: 057-866251
Dáil office: 01 618 3987
Email: brian.stanley@oir.ie
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Constituency:
Cavan/Monaghan

Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin TD

Phone: (01) 6183005
Email: caoimhghin.ocaolain@oireachtas.ie


Constituency:
Dublin North West

Dessie Ellis TD

Oireachtas telephone: 01  6183006
Email:
dessie.ellis@oireachtas.ie
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Website:
www.dessieellis.ie




Constituency:
Kerry North

Martin Ferris TD

Email: martin.ferris@oireachtas.ie
Phone: (01) 6184248





Constituency:
Meath West

Peadar Tóibín TD

Twitter: twitter.com/Toibin1



Constituency:
Cork East

Sandra McLellan TD

Constituency Office: 024 20888
Oireachtas Office:
01 6183122
Email:
sandra.mclellan@oireachtas.ie
Facebook:
www.facebook.com/Sandramclellan


Constituency:
Dublin South

Seán Crowe TD

Twitter account:  www.twitter.com/SeanCroweTD
Facebook account:
www.facebook.com/sean.crowe.526
Website address:
www.seancrowe.ie

Gerry Adams TD