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Gerry Adams TD

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Gerry Adams - Party Leader, shadowing An Taoiseach

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
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 (1954)

Adams commends Brexit protesters and calls on DUP to reveal funding it received for Brexit campaign18 February, 2017

Adams calls for publication of a White Paper on Brexit and clarity on Customs Posts17 February, 2017

Overhaul of St John of God Residential Services needed – Adams16 February, 2017

Adams welcomes convincing Dáil vote on Brexit motion16 February, 2017

Conflicting government accounts of Customs posts - Gerry Adams TD15 February, 2017

Fianna Fáil’s interests cannot trump interests of citizens - Gerry Adams TD15 February, 2017

Sinn Féin Motion on Brexit debated in Dáil - Gerry Adams TD15 February, 2017

Gerry Adams TD calls for Irish government White Paper on Brexit12 February, 2017

Gerry Adams TD calls for a General Election11 February, 2017

Adams continues campaign for mental health services in Louth10 February, 2017

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