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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 (2217)

Statement by Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams during Dáil statements on the Mahon Tribunal report27 March, 2012

Sinn Féin will be urging a no vote in referendum – Adams27 March, 2012

Adams sends solidarity greetings to Vita Cortex workers on the eve of the 100th day of protest23 March, 2012

Mahon an indictment of culture of political corruption – Adams23 March, 2012

Adams demands clarity on Vodafone jobs23 March, 2012

Adams slams Labour’s decision to keep Drogheda pupils in prefab schools23 March, 2012

Adams meets US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton21 March, 2012

Adams urges support for Finucane Family20 March, 2012

Diaspora must be part of Constitutional Convention – Adams19 March, 2012

Adams calls for extension of Presidential vote16 March, 2012

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