Gerry Adams

  • May 19, 2015  

    In our news wrap Tuesday, Shiite militiamen — allied with the Iraqi army — massed near Ramadi to ready a counterattack, days after the Islamic State captured the Iraqi city. Also, in a historic peace-making gesture, Britain’s Prince Charles shook hands with Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams in Galway, Ireland, 36 years after an IRA bomb killed the prince’s great-uncle. Continue reading

  • October 22, 2001  

    Gerry Adams, president of the staunchly pro-Irish Sinn Fein party, called on the Irish Republican Army to being disarming in an effort to save the teetering Northern Ireland Assembly. The following is the full text of his speech. Continue reading