Sinn Fein, the political wing of the IRA as it used to quaintly be called, says Martin McGuinness will shake Queen's hand.
Sinn Fein was involved in the general feeling; if it had not fomented the Rising, what had it done to discourage it?
Sinn Fein means 'we ourselves,' and that is the principle of the society.
Sinn Fein means for ourselves, and those two Celtic words describe the policy and the purpose of the organization.
In the frame-work of the Sinn Fein programme there was no place for Labour.
I have therefore hesitated about telling just how some members of the Sinn Fein Party treated our men.
This was not due to any pro-German bias, or to any Sinn Fein propaganda.
It is not believed, however, that the popularity of Sinn Fein can be seriously challenged.
By the middle of February, 1917, the Sinn Fein leaders were at work again.
The means at the disposal of Sinn Fein at present hardly seem adequate to accomplish its object.
1905, from Irish, literally "we ourselves," from Old Irish féin "self," from PIE *swei-no-, suffixed form of root *s(w)e- (see idiom). Movement founded 1905 by Irish journalist and politician Arthur Griffith (1872-1922).
An Irish political party (in Gaelic it means “Ourselves Alone”) that has long combatted Great Britain's influence in Ireland and sought the unification of Northern Ireland with the Irish republic in the south; generally considered the political portion of the Irish Republican Army. One wing of it has engaged in terrorism.