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Irish Rural Link seminar in Ennis

Our EU candidate Liadh Ní Riada and our Shannon candidate Mike McKee attended a seminar by the IRL on rural isolation and the solutions on the 28th of Feb 2014. they then went canvassing together in Shannon. View photos

Liadh Ní Riada at a UFA meeting in Kilmihil

Our EU election 2014 candidate Liadh Ní Riada was a guest speaker at a United Farmers Association meeting in kilmihil on November 9th 2013. None of the other parties attended despite being invited by the UFA. View photos

EU election selection convention

We held our convention to select a candidate for the Ireland North EU constituency 2014 in Sligo on 14th July 2013. Because Clare is currently in the constituency, we took part and voted even though we hope to be back in Munster for the elections. View photos

Sinn Féin Summer School 2013

Scoil Shamhraidh Na Saoirse was held in Ballyvourney Co. Cork on June 28th and 29th. It provided an excellent forum for debates around politics, arts, sports, culture, human rights, media and Irish unity. View photos

Plaque unveiling in Ennis

SF erected a plaque in 2003 in memory of vols Patrick Mahony, Christopher Quinn and William O'Shaughnessy at the spot where they died. The three were executed in 1923 by the free state. the plaque had to be removed when the council were carrying out road works in 2012 but we re-erected it when the works were finished and unveiled it on May 19th 2013. View photos

Vol. Hugh Hehir commemoration 2013

This year was the 25th anniversary of the death on active service of volunteer Hugh Hehir. His wife and family joined us as always and the main oration was given by Barry McElduff MLA from Tyrone. The music was provided by the Ed O'Brien republican flute band and we had a great turnout. View photos

Ard Fheis 2013 Castlebar Co. Mayo

The 2013 Ard Fheis took place in Castlebar co. Mayo on April the 12th and 13th. here are some photos taken by the Clare delegates and visitors. View photos

Easter Commemoration 2013

Our Easter commemoration this year was in Clooney cemetery. the guest speaker was cllr. Maurice Quinlivan who gave a very good speech (text available in the news section) View photos

Vol. Seán Sabhat commemoration 2013

Every year a good number of us from Clare attend the annual commemoration for Seán Sabhat in Limerick city and 2013 was no exception. View photos

Kilrush anti-budget public meeting

As part of our campaign against the budget we held a public meeting in An Teach Ceol in Kilrush on Dec 11th 2012 with guest speaker senator Trevor O'Clochartaigh. View photos

Anti-budget protest in Ennis on Dec 8th 2012

As part of a state-wide Sinn Féin day of action, members of CSF took to the streets of Ennis to leaflet and engage with people about the disgraceful cuts in the budget. View photos

Sean Treacy Commemoration

The commemoration for IRA legend Sean Treacy took place in Kilfeakle Co Tipperary on the 21st Of October 2012. He died in a shoot-out with British secret service agents who ambushed him in Dublin on 14th October 1920. He killed 2 of them before being shot by a third. A large contingent attended from Clare SF and took these photos. View photos

Student protest at Clare County Council offices

On the 18th of September 2012, students held a protest at the council offices after the council attempted to link the payment of student grants by the council to the payment of the household charge by the students or their parents. CSF were there to support them View photos

2012 National Hunger Strike Commemoration

The 2012 National Commemoration took place in Dungiven Co. Derry, the home town of Vol. Kevin Lynch, the 7th Hunger Striker to die in 1982. A number of us travelled up from Clare and we took these photos. View photos

Reverse the Rent Cap protest at the Dáil 5/7/12

Sinn Féin activists, including a delegation from Clare, protested at the Dáil to demand a reversal of cuts to the limits for rent allowance. these cuts yet again target the vulnerable in society. View photos

Ard Fheis 2012 in Killarney Co. Kerry

This years Ard Fheis, the first ever held in Munster, was a huge success and a very enjoyable weekend. Here are a few shots of the speeches etc. View photos

Gerry Adams visit to Clare 17th May 2012

On the 17th of May Gerry Adams, Martin Ferris and Trevor O'Clochartaigh came to Clare as part of the "save rural Ireland" campaign which also touched on the austerity treaty. They were interviewed by local media, did walkabouts in Ennis, met various community groups and topped it off with a packed out public meeting that evening. View photos

Vol. Hugh Hehir Commemoration 2012

The annual Hugh Hehir commemoration was a great success again this year. Our guest speaker was Malachy McCreesh, brother of Hunger Striker Raymond. He gave a wonderful oration. The march was led by the Vol. Ed O'Brien RFB who came from Wexford to join us. View photos

Easter Commemoration 2012

Martin Ferris TD gave a stirring oration at this year's commemoration in Drumcliff cemetery Ennis. View photos

Stop the Handover campaign

Sinn Féin organised a compaign across the state against the handover of billions of Euros to unsecured bondholders of the former Anglo- Irish bank. in Clare we campaigned in Ennis, Kilrush, Milltown Malbay, Kilfenora, Ennistymon and Shannon in the run up to the final payment at the end of March of €3.1billion. View photos

Annual Vol. Seán Sabhat commemoration 2012

A large contingent of members and supporters always travel to Limerick for the Seán Sabhat commemoration, and this year was no exception. Party vice-president Mary Lou McDonald gave the main oration. it was a great day out. View photos

Canvassing for Martin McGuinness

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1981 Hunger Strike remembered

Sinn Fein in Limerick held a public meeting to remember the hunger strike of 1981. speakers at the event included Malachy McCreesh, brother of Raymond, and Danny Morrison, publicity director of SF at the time of the strike. a number of Clare members attended. View photos

National Hunger Strike Commemoration

The 30th anniversary of the 1981 hunger strike was marked with a march and rally in Camlough Co. Armagh, the home of Ray McCreesh, the third hunger striker to die. Clare activists were invited to share a bus hired by Limerick SF to the event. this is a small selection of photos from the day, to see the full set see our facebook page- http://www.facebook.com/pages/Clare-Sinn-F%C3%A9in/132983573456875 View photos

Sinn Féin support Palestine

Sinn Féin have long been actvie supporters of the struggle of the Palestinian people. In Clare we have organised a number of actions in conjunction with the Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign, particularily during operation cast lead, the 2010 attack on the Mavi Marmara aid flotilla and in picketing the office of the then Defence Minister, Tony Killeen to protest a planned arms deal with the Israelis. (shortly after the arms contract was awarded to a belgian company) View photos

Evening vigil for the 1981 Hunger Strikers

We held an evening vigil in memory of those who lost their lives in the 1981 hunger strike 30 years ago this year and on all hunger strikes, on 20th May 2011 View photos

Sean Sabhat commemoration 2011

Each year a good number of members from Clare attend the Vol. Seán Sabhat commemoration in Limerick. View photos

Easter commemoration 2010

The 1916 Commemoration this year was held in Drumcliff where the main oration was given by Kerry Cllr. Risteárd O'Fuaráin. a wreath was also laid at the 1916 monument stone in Ennis. View photos

Easter Commemoration 2011

We were joined this year by guest speaker Cllr. Dermot Connolly from Galway. the ceremony took place at the republican plot in Drumcliff cemetery in Ennis. View photos

Vol. Hugh Hehir Commemoration 2011

Volunteer Hugh Hehir was died on active service on May 6th 1988. he is the only IRA volunteer to have been killed in Clare in the most recent phase of the struggle. he is commemorated by Sinn Féin every year. View photos

Campaign against water charges

On 16th of July 2011 the party had a day of action against water charges which saw activists hit the streets all over the state. Clare activists leafletted Ennis town at various points. We then carried the campaign to other towns in the county including Kilrush and Shannon, with other areas to follow. View photos