Many Irish Americans supported Sinn Féin when it was the IRA’s political wing during the Troubles, and then during the peace process that helped shepherd the party into the political mainstream. A generation
Sinn Féin won the most first-preference votes in Saturday’s Irish general election, delivering a shock to the country’s political landscape after decades of domination by the centrist rivals Fine Gael
Ireland’s nationalist party Sinn Fein has ridden a wave of anti-establishment anger and scored a historic breakthrough in Saturday’s election that will reshape the country’s political landscape. Early
The center-right Fine Gael party of Prime Minister Leo Varadkar suffered humiliating losses. In an embarrassing turn of events, Varadkar was outperformed by the left-wing nationalists in his own constituency,
Sinn Féin has scored dramatic gains in Ireland’s general election, according to an exit poll on Saturday night, realigning Irish politics and boosting the party’s chance of joining the next government.
The 310-mile-long Irish border between Northern Ireland and the Republic was once marked by barbed wire, with watch towers manned by machine gun-wielding soldiers. Today, it’s been replaced by a wide with
Sinn Féin has stepped up its criticism of Ireland’s political establishment as polls show the party poised for a historic breakthrough in Saturday’s general election. Mary Lou McDonald, Sinn Féin’s leader,
Looking to move somewhere lesser-known? The remote Irish island of Great Blasket is on the hunt for a couple to move to its shores for seven months — and, best of all, both food and accommodation will
Northern Ireland has elected more nationalist MPs than unionists for the first time in history, as Sinn Fein and the SDLP secured a total of nine seats in Thursday night's election. The result is likely
LURGAN, Northern Ireland — On a cold February night in 2001, as Joe Holbeach was jogging along the pebbled shores of Newcastle in Northern Ireland, he imagined being taken in by the vicious tide and drowning.