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Gerry Adams TD


Gerry Adams TD

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Gerry 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
[email protected]
Mon-Thurs 10am - 3.00pm

Dundalk Constituency Office, 1-2 Crowe St, Dundalk, Co. Louth.
042 932 8859
[email protected]
Monday-Friday 10.00am -5.00pm

Oireachtas contact details: [email protected] or 01 618 4442

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

Statements (1439)

Agreement a welcome step, but more work to do - Adams25 November, 2015

IBRC Commission’s terms of reference a shambles - Adams25 November, 2015

Nurses are being forced to take industrial action – Adams24 November, 2015

Hospital crisis a direct result of government underfunding of health services - Adams24 November, 2015

Government must live up to their responsibilities to the Irish language – Adams21 November, 2015

Government must follow up on Global Forum if it is to realise potential - Adams20 November, 2015

IBRC Commission: lack of capital loss definition bizarre and untenable - Adams20 November, 2015

Adams extends best wishes to Peter Robinson19 November, 2015

Louth faces significant rent increases - Adams19 November, 2015

A new opportunity for progress – Adams19 November, 2015

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