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In the News (Wed 21 Aug 19)

  Sinn Féin - ninemsn Encarta
Sinn Féin had no official connection with the violence of the 1916 rising, but in the aftermath it was associated with the event by the press.
Sinn Féin's growth and popularity was further enhanced by the British threat in 1917-1918 to introduce conscription to Ireland in support of its war effort against Germany.
Provisional Sinn Féin's role was enhanced by the 1981 hunger strikes in Northern Ireland which ushered in a new policy of “the ballot box and the Armalite”, or in other words a strategy of a joint military and political campaign.
au.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761565347/Sinn_Fein.html   (1066 words)

 Sinn Féin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sinn Féin (pronounced /ʃɪn feɪn/ in English, /ʃiːɲ fʲeːnʲ/ in Irish) is a name used by a series of Irish political movements of the 20th century, each of which claimed sole descent from the original party established by Arthur Griffith in 1905.
Sinn Féin was boosted by the anger over the execution of Rising leaders, even though before the executions, the Roman Catholic hierarchy, the Irish Independent newspaper (the biggest selling daily newspaper in Ireland then and now) and many local authorities actually called for the mass execution of Rising leaders.
Sinn Féin won 73 of Ireland's 106 seats in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland parliament at the general election in December 1918 and many of the seats it won were uncontested.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sinn_F%C3%A9in   (4929 words)

 Provisional Sinn Féin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term Provisional Sinn Féin is occasionally used, in the Irish media and elsewhere, to refer to the modern political organisation registered as Sinn Féin in Leinster House and led by Gerry Adams.
The term is also used when it is necessary to distinguish between the various entities that use or have used the name "Sinn Féin", or to emphasise the party's connections with the Provisional Irish Republican Army.
The term "Provisional Sinn Féin" is more usually used by opponents to challenge the parallels they draw between themselves and the Sinn Féin party that achieved independence for the south and west of Ireland in 1922.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Provisional_Sinn_Fein   (545 words)

 Gerry Adams - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He is President of Sinn Féin, which became the largest nationalist, republican or pro-Belfast Agreement political party in Northern Ireland in the 2005 UK general election.
Adams and others pointed to Sinn Féin electoral successes in the early and mid-1980s, when hunger strikers Bobby Sands and Kieran Doherty were elected to the House of Commons and Dáil Éireann respectively, to advocate that Sinn Féin become increasingly political and base its influence on electoral politics rather than paramilitarism.
Under Adams, Sinn Féin appeared to move away from being a political voice of the Provisional IRA to becoming a professionally organized political party in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gerry_Adams   (3125 words)

 Litirdi Albannach 1982: The Scottish Liturgy in Gaelic
Tha sinn a'creidsinn anns an Spiorad Naomh, an Tighearna, tabhartair beatha, a tha a' tighinn on Athair agus on Mhac.
Mar chloinn ded dheoin saoraidh tha sinn a' tairgsinn dhut ar cliù, le aingil is àrd-aingil agus uile-chuideachd nèimh, a' seinn an laoidh ded ghlòir neo-chriochnach.
Thoir dhuinn an diugh ar n-aran laitheil; agus maith dhuinn ar ciontan mar a mhaitheas sinne dhaibh-san a tha 'ciontachadh nar n-aghaidh.
justus.anglican.org /resources/bcp/Scotland/Scot_Gaelic1982.htm   (2643 words)

 Sinn Watches From WatchBuys
Helmut Sinn is a pilot who is passionate about both his flying and the professional instruments used in flight.
Sinn is headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, and uses a combination of technology and craftsmanship to develop and produce its watches.
Sinn watches purchased through authorized overseas retailers are governed by the warranty terms provided by those dealers, and typically must be either returned directly to those dealers (if they repair watches) or sent directly to Sinn Germany for repair at the owner's expense.
www.watchbuys.com /SinnFacts.htm   (519 words)

 Hanhart and Sinn
Sinn was formed in 1961 by the legendary pilot and flight instructor Helmut Sinn.
Sinn's dissatisfaction with the watches that were available for pilot and navigational purposes at that time.
Sinn are becoming increasingly known for their instrument watches, and are today a force to be reckoned with as they lead the way in instrument watch design.
www.chronomaster.co.uk /sinn.htm   (347 words)

 Slugger O'Toole: Adventures in Wonderland Inventive Banking
Sinn Féin proposes a tax on international financial speculation, with revenue to be used to promote development in the poorer regions of the world.
Sinn Féin believes that community economic regeneration and the partnership concept can act as catalysts for genuine socio-economic change if they are premised upon an ethos of inclusion and the principle of sustainable development at a local level.
Sinn Féin proposes to address both legal avoidance and illegal tax evasion as a high priority, confident in the knowledge that closing these gaps and effectively policing tax compliance will result in a dramatic increase in receipts taken.
www.sluggerotoole.com /archives/2005/02/adventures_in_w.php   (1309 words)

 BBC - History - War and Conflict   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Sinn Féin, formed in 1905, is the oldest political party in Ireland and the only one with representatives in both political jurisdictions; it has 74 councillors, 18 Assembly members and two Westminster MPs in Northern Ireland and 62 councillors and one TD in the Irish parliament.
Sinn Féin used to claim it was the political wing of the Provisional IRA but today insists the two organisations are completely separate.
Sinn Féin, however, soon realised its political success was adversely affected by Provisional IRA violence and in 1992 Gerry Adams lost West Belfast to the SDLP.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/war/troubles/factfiles/sinnfeinn.shtml   (505 words)

 Sinn Fein Manifesto 1997
Sinn Féin recognises that there cannot be a lasting peace on this island without the active participation of the northern unionist/protestant population in the shaping of that peace.
Sinn Féin seeks the creation of an all-Ireland economic system which aims to provide sustainable and dignified livelihoods for all its citizens; an economy which develops to the full, economic resources both human and material, and which reflects the social and cultural values of the people and fulfils their material needs and aspirations.
Sinn Féin deplores the use by the British government of its derogation from the Social Chapter as a means to further erode the rights of workers particularly in the Six Counties.
sinnfein.org /documents/97manifesto.html   (5565 words)

 Sinn Fein leader may cancel US trip - The Boston Globe
Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams will cancel a trip to the United States next week if the State Department forbids him from attending a fund-raising dinner for the party in New York, Sinn Fein officials said yesterday.
Sinn Fein officials, including Adams, who denies ever belonging to the IRA, and Sinn Fein's chief negotiator Martin McGuinness, who acknowledges his IRA past, have been allowed to enter the United States in the past year.
Sinn Fein officials assumed the restrictions would be lifted after the IRA announced in July that it was ending its 35-year armed campaign against British rule in Northern Ireland, and last month's announcement by international monitors that the IRA had destroyed its hidden arsenal.
www.boston.com /news/world/europe/articles/2005/11/05/sinn_fein_leader_may_cancel_us_trip   (966 words)

 World Press Review - Sinn Fein - Northern Ireland
While Sinn Féin (Gaelic for "Ourselves Alone") has committed itself to achieving a united Ireland through political means, two events last month serve to illustrate the ambiguities of a party wedded to the painful past of Northern Ireland, yet committed to a future that is free of the violent past.
However the likelihood of US$10,000-per-plate fundraisers for Sinn Féin in New York appears to be on the wane.
Sinn Féin is unique in that it fields candidates in both the Irish Republic (which constitutes the greater part of Ireland—26 of the 32 counties, all overwhelmingly Catholic—that gained independence in 1922) and the United Kingdom (the official name for the Union of Great Britain and Northern Ireland).
www.worldpress.org /europe/0117web_ireland.htm   (1201 words)

 CAIN: Issues: Politics: Speech by Gerry Adams, then President of Sinn Fein, to the 2005 Sinn Fein Ard Fheis, 5 March ...
And from the beginning Sinn Féin extended a hand of friendship to unionists, while always asserting that the end of the Union was in the interests of all the people of this island.
As President of Sinn Féin or as an individual I could not campaign for the victims of British or unionist paramilitary thuggery, if I was not as clear and as committed to justice for the McCartney family.
Sinn Féin is accused of recognising the Army Council of the IRA as the legitimate government of this island.
cain.ulst.ac.uk /issues/politics/docs/sf/ga050305.htm   (5677 words)

 Newshound: Daily Northern Ireland news catalog - Irish News article
Sinn Féin's electoral growth, and a desire by the governments to isolate violent republicanism, brought about the Anglo-Irish Agreement in 1985.
Sinn Féin gained 18 seats in the assembly to the SDLP's 24 and as the fourth largest party it was entitled to nominate two ministers to the executive and Mr McGuinness, who was IRA commander in Derry in the early 1970s, became minister for education.
A Sinn Féin spokeswoman last night said it was a myth that the DUP did not talk to the party.
www.nuzhound.com /articles/irish_news/arts2003/nov29_rise_of_Sinn_Fein.php   (609 words)

 Sinn 156 Military   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
It is identical to the Sinn but sold primarily for the US and French markets.
Overall, the Sinn 156 design is a perfect case study of user interface design for watch usability if there were such a thing in watch design-school.
Sinn offers a great collection of fascinating timepieces that appeal to me. The Sinn 156, specifically, has all the Teutonic sensibilities found in great German products-- well thought out engineering, methodical design consideration, and emphasis on utility over gratuity.
www.chronoguy.com /horology/sinn156   (2693 words)

 Boston.com / News / Boston Globe / Opinion / Editorials / Message to Sinn Fein
The chief roadblock to acceptance by Catholics is Sinn Fein's refusal to join either the Policing Board, which oversees the overall force, or the 26 district partnerships, which deal with local issues.
The Sinn Fein boycott maintains the vigilante authority of the IRA within predominantly Catholic communities.
Sinn Fein is supposedly ready to join as part of a broader agreement, but acceptance of the Police Service should not have to wait on other issues.
www.boston.com /news/globe/editorial_opinion/editorials/articles/2005/03/17/message_to_sinn_fein   (525 words)

 Clàr-Innse na Gàidhlig
Tha sinn ag àrdachadh: cùram dha agus an leasachadh aige; an tlachd cùramach, an tuigse agus an luach nas doimhne a thathas a’ gabhail ann agus an chleachdadh seasmhach dheth aig an àm seo agus anns an àm ri teachd.
Tha sinn ag obair ann an dòigh thiomnaichte a tha a' toirt seachad cumhachd airson co-dhùnaidhean a dhèanamh aig an ìre ionadail taobh a-staigh na buidhne gus SNH a bhrosnachadh agus a chuideachadh le bhith nas fàilteachail, mothachail agus dèonach a rèir fheuman agus shuidheachaidhean ionadail.
Bidh sinn a' cleachdadh beachdan aig difir dhaoine airson fàighinn a-mach ciamar a dh'fhaodadh sinn leasachadh na h-obrach againn.
www.snh.org.uk /gaelic   (465 words)

 CNN - Sinn Fein asks court to let it stay in peace talks - Feb. 18, 1998
However, Sinn Fein chairman Mitchel McLaughlin said Sinn Fein would test the governments' assertion that the party should be held accountable for IRA actions and seeks an injunction preventing its expulsion.
Sinn Fein's legal challenge all but eclipsed this week's discussions on how a proposed new lawmaking assembly for Northern Ireland would formally cooperate with the Irish Republic's government in a proposed cross-border council.
Sinn Fein says it has no links to violence and that it is a distinct organization from the IRA, although it shares its goal of Irish unity.
www.cnn.com /WORLD/9802/18/sinn.fein   (1057 words)

 Ryan Sinn's hobby turns photographs into a calendar
Sinn, 26, starting taking nature and cityscape pictures more seriously when he and his aunt, who is a photographer, started to take hiking and camping trips several years ago.
Sinn, who lives in Spring Lake Park, owns a computer consulting company, so he still is a part-time photographer.
Sinn’s calendar is an 18-month calendar that begins with January 2006 and ends with June 2007.
www.hometownsource.com /2005/December/19photographer.html   (570 words)

 Sinn Féin: Newsroom for 30 June, 2006
Sinn Féin Vice President, Pat Doherty MP and Dublin TD Sean Crowe are in New York to stand shoulder to shoulder with the estimated 40,000 'undocumented' Irish people living in the USA at a mass rally.
Sinn Féin MLA John O Dowd has said the decision by the Parades Commission to reroute the Orange Order away from the Garvaghy road is the only logical decision the Commission could have come to.
The Sinn Féin TDs in Leinster House will visit Crossmaglen this afternoon to visit families on the Square who have been informed that the PSNI are going to attempt to steal land from them which was previously vested by the British Army.
www.sinnfein.ie /news   (630 words)

 Sinn Fein IRA Exposed
Sinn Fein IRA just like the shamrock on this page are masters of spin, terrorists with Armani suits, they sit in government while their evil crimes against the ordinary people of Northern Ireland and the mainland United Kingdom are quickly forgotten, by a British Labour government prepared to sell off Ulster at all costs.
Sinn Fein like to pose before the international media and world opinion as a national liberation movement seeking to achieve the freedom of their people and country from enforced British colonialism.
Although Sinn Fein attempt to draw a distinction between themselves and the Provisional IRA, claiming to be merely the political wing of the Republican movement, the reality is that they are a political front for the IRA and membership of the IRA and Sinn Fein is widely over-lapping.
www.sfiraexposed.8m.net   (274 words)

 IRA Terrorist Time line from 1997
All of Sinn Fein/IRA heinous deeds and murders and bombings are very well recorded and documented with many tens of thousands of eye witness statements telling of the murdering Sinn Fein/IRA Common Criminals and Murderers.
The real terrorists who have still not given up their guns or semtex in full are the Sinn Fein/IRA terrorist insurgents who peddle death and destruction as they intimidate and record the movements of isolated communites of Protestants to this day.
For over thirty years Sinn Fein/IRA Common Criminal Insurgents backed by members of the Irish Police in the Republic of Ireland and other Irish Politicans creeped like thief's in the night from their safe haven in the Irish Republic over the border and went about their heinous deeds.
www.iraatrocities.fsnet.co.uk   (768 words)

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Sinn Féin was the one to seize the initiative, and shifted the focus of the working class towards national issues and away from a class analysis.
Although Sinn Féin had won the election based on the memory of Easter, the ideas of even those leaders who were not openly socialist were still considered dangerous - even Pearse's work made the document too radical, and leaders within the IRB opposed the original draft.
Sinn Féin repaid the debt owed to Connolly by promoting him as one of their republican heroes, and in fact upon his death, Connolly "...was accorded instant entry to the Nationalist pantheon of martyrs." 53 But it was also more than a simple debt of gratitude.
larkspirit.com /general/connolly.html   (6322 words)

 The Sinn 656
The Sinn 656 is powered by the ubiquitous ETA 2824-2, and aside from Sinn's kitten lickin', it's a watch not much different from dozens of other German pilot's watches.
Sinn's reputation for making bullet-proof tool watches, their high level of craftsmanship and the design of the 656, all together as a package, make it unique.
The Sinn 656 remains, years after I first saw it, years after I first bought and now years since I made the mistake of parting with my first one, one of the watches that really calls out to me. There is something about the way it feels on my wrist.
www.convergencetime.com /features/sinn/070105.html   (920 words)

 Sinn Fein information pack ( on line version)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Sinn Fein is the fastest growing political party in Ireland.
Sinn Fein, the only 32 county all-Ireland party, is committed to achieving a 32-county democratic, socialist Republic and the end of British rule in Ireland.
Sinn Fein is a fresh alternative to the stale politics, corruption and mismanagement of the Establishment parties, and is committed to achieving real change in Irish society.
www.geocities.com /sinnfeinonline   (348 words)

 Sinn Féin in Laois   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams MP speaking recently at Parliament Buildings, Stormont said: "The approach of the two governments has effectively scuttled the unprecedented IRA initiatives which they publicly outlined in December.
Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams this evening delivered the keynote address at the national launch of the Céad Bliain/Sinn Féin 100 event, in the Round Room at the Mansion House, Dublin.
Laois Sinn Féin has this week selected Town Councillor Brian Stanley to be their candidate in the Portlaoise Electoral Area for the forthcoming Town Council and County Council elections.
www.sinnfein-laois.com   (1336 words)

 Sinn Fein, the IRA and the 'Peace Process'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
By the 1978, Sinn Fein Ard Fheis disaffection with the leadership's handling of the 1975 truce had begun to assert itself and Adams was elected to the position of Vice-President.
In elections to Westminster in June 1983 the Sinn Fein vote increased to 13.4% and Gerry Adams was elected MP for West Belfast.
Already one Sinn Fein activist has been quoted in a national Sunday newspaper as saying that Sinn Fein could well be part of the next government in the 26-Counties (if of course they manage to get anyone elected!).
flag.blackened.net /revolt/rbr/ceasrbr2.html   (5395 words)

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