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Gerry Adams TD

Gerry's Blog: http://leargas.blogspot.ie

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 (1661)

Minister for Health needs to take urgent action at Our Lady of Lourdes – Adams24 May, 2016

Adams to introduce Dáil Bill to compel use of wheelchair accessible polling stations24 May, 2016

Adams extends condolences to the family of Joe McDonagh21 May, 2016

Labour should return to core principles of Connolly - Adams20 May, 2016

Sinn Féin’s focus on discussions on new Executive – Gerry Adams20 May, 2016

Return to Bertie Ahern-esque Ministerial numbers unacceptable – Adams19 May, 2016

Adams urges Minister to support Emergency site for Traveller families19 May, 2016

New Programme for Government recipe for more chaos in ED’s - Adams19 May, 2016

Sinn Féin to introduce legislation to defend Moore Street - Adams19 May, 2016

Caithfidh an Rialtas an beart a dhéanamh agus a ndualgais i leith na teanga a chomhlíonadh – Adams18 May, 2016

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