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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
[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 (1996)

‘Time to plan for Irish Unity’ – Gerry Adams17 March, 2017

Direct rule not an option - Adams16 March, 2017

Irish Government must intensify its efforts to secure the release of Ibrahim Halawa - Gerry Adams TD14 March, 2017

North-South co-operation essential to get to the truth on Project Eagle - Gerry Adams TD14 March, 2017

Adams travelling to the USA for St. Patrick’s celebrations13 March, 2017

Adams welcomes announcement on Presidential Voting rights12 March, 2017

Opposing a hard border – Adams12 March, 2017

Adams congratulates Drogheda on winning bid to hold Fleadh Cheoil 201811 March, 2017

Irish Government must step up to the plate on Brexit – Adams & O’Neill11 March, 2017

State continues to fail citizens in Louth with disabilities – Adams10 March, 2017

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