‘Not if … but when’: Sinn Féin on path to power in Ireland

‘Not if … but when’: Sinn Féin on path to power in Ireland
The party is riding high in polls and could complete a seismic shift in Irish politics in three years’ timeJust 30 years ago the IRA was bombing Downing Street, launching three mortar bombs at No 10 while John Major presided over a cabinet meeting.In 2021, Sinn Féin, the political party associated with the IRA for much of the Troubles, has moved into pole position to lead the Irish government in what could be the biggest shake-up of the state’s politics since its foundation 100 years ago.Continue reading......read more