Sinn Fein Quotes by Martin McGuinness, Gerry Adams, Leo Varadkar, Eddie Mair, Sean Kane, Ian Paisley and many others.
Sinn Fein will not do Tory austerity.
Sinn Fein has demonstrated the ability to play a leadership role as part of a popular movement towards peace, equality and justice.
I’m not going to be known as the Sinn Fein Minister who did the bidding of a Tory administration which is focused on decimating the welfare state.
Part of my mission, if I have that opportunity as leader, is to take Sinn Fein on.
Along with that ongoing process Sinn Fein took a decision to establish a peace commission which had the responsibility to travel around the country to receive submissions from the general public, also our opponents.
We’ve had a very consistent position down the years. Sinn Fein is not in favour of abortion, and we resisted any attempt to bring the British 1967 Abortion Act to the north.
Sinn Fein is an Irish Republican party. We stood in the Assembly election to deliver a prosperous economy and jobs, to protect and enhance public services, support those most in need, and to progress Irish Unity.
Sinn Fein say, “The British government are buggers”.
The British government says that for Sinn Fein to be involved in talks the guns must be left at the door.
Sinn Fein is committed to promoting and enhancing reconciliation, and in recent years, I and other members of my party have taken a number of significant initiatives aimed to advance this process.
In my view, a united Ireland is inevitable, and it is certainly more likely than a voluntary coalition which doesn’t include Sinn Fein.
On a number of occasions, I have made it clear that Sinn Fein policy was to argue for the establishment of an independent, international truth commission.
The reality is that when Sinn Fein gets into these talks, there will be no more options for armed republicanism, for the IRA.
We are not going into government with Sinn Fein.
The sheer scale of what the Tories are attempting to do is staggering. But Sinn Fein will not agree to this ideologically driven austerity agenda.
Sinn Fein has the potential and capacity to become the vehicle for the attainment of republican objectives.
That Sinn Fein, as I’ve already indicated, their leaders have already indicated that’s what they want to achieve – once we get that credible statement, then we can get around the table and start to move forward, and I’m confident we can do so.
Within loyalism and the UVF, there are clearly people who are not just aggravated by the issue around flags or parades. They’re aggravated by me and Sinn Fein being in government. They’re opposed to the political institutions – there’s an inability of a minority within loyalism to accept the concept of equality.
The most important thing to say is that Sinn Fein isn’t going back to anything. We are a party on the move.
Sinn Fein is the fastest growing party on the island of Ireland.