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The New Ireland: A Vision for the Future
by Gerry Adams
Marking the centenary of the founding of Sinn Fein, Gerry Adams imagines an Ireland in which the 1916 Proclamation is seen as a historic document in the mould of the Magna Carta, the Declaration of Independence and the Freedom Charter. He outlines the challenge of transforming Irish society through a vision of self-determination and sovereignty, inclusiveness and equality. ...more
Paperback, 124 pages
Published December 1st 2005 by Brandon/Mount Eagle
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Having grown up in a proddy part of Dublin during the 60s and 70s, Gerry Adams was not a popular character for family and friends and Sinn Fein received little positive press. My opinions of Adams have changed signidicantly since then as this brief statement of essentially the Sinn Fein party manifesto is clear and fairly appealing. The demise of the Celtic Tiger may delay some of the more idealistic programs described here, but Adams presents a well-reasoned approach to a peaceful and ...more
Gerard "Gerry" Adams, MLA, MP (Irish: Gearóid Mac Ádhaimh; born 6 October 1948) is an Irish republican politician and abstentionist Westminster Member of Parliament for Belfast West. He is the president of Sinn Féin, the political party at the top of the latest North of Ireland election polls amidst a three-way split in the traditionally dominant unionist vote. Sinn Féin is the second largest ...moreMore about Gerry Adams...