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Gerry Adams TD


Gerry Adams TD

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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 (2398)

Adams extends condolences on death of Jim McKiernan, former Labor Senator14 August, 2018

New Dundalk Primary Care centre won’t open until 2020 - Gerry Adams TD10 August, 2018

Government continues to fail young people in need of Child and Adolescent Mental Health supports in Louth – Adams8 August, 2018

‘Granny Grant’ shows that government have no understanding of childcare problems – Adams8 August, 2018

Adams calls for broad based campaign to win Referendum on right to vote in Presidential elections2 August, 2018

Strategy needed to fill vacant consultant posts - Gerry Adams TD2 August, 2018

Minister for Education must tackle unmanageable back to school costs for families - Gerry Adams TD1 August, 2018

Adams critical of Broadband provision for Louth30 July, 2018

Adams meets Loughs Agency30 July, 2018

Homeless crisis in Louth deepens – Adams25 July, 2018

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