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Gerry Adams TD

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Gerry Adams TD

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

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 (2405)

Adams welcomes High Court decision to back GSOC in Omeath case17 October, 2018

Government must spell out detail of funding for mental health and suicide awareness services - Gerry Adams TD11 October, 2018

Budget 2019 ‘fails Louth’ – Adams11 October, 2018

Sinn Féin supports Raise the Roof Protest - Gerry Adams TD3 October, 2018

Sinn Féin allocates €5 million for state wide Walk-Peer project - Gerry Adams TD2 October, 2018

Adams urges Louth support for Raise the Roof28 September, 2018

Sinn Féin Post Office motion challenges government closure policy - Gerry Adams TD20 September, 2018

Brexit must be resisted - Gerry Adams TD19 September, 2018

Gerry Adams urges Irish America Trade Union support for referendum on Unity15 September, 2018

Housing crisis in Louth - Gerry Adams TD6 September, 2018

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