Podcasts

Gerry Adams Address to the Springfield (MA) Hunger Strike Commemoration

Friends of Sinn Féin | 10/26/2021 Springfield Massachusetts Remembers the 1981 Hunger Strikers.  In a well-attended commemoration in the Rose Garden in Forest Park, wreaths were laid and songs were sung to remember the 1981 Hunger Strikers.  Speeches were made by Chairman of the Friends of Ireland Caucus Rep. Richard Neal, Mayor Domenic. J. Sarno […]

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Remembering the 1981 Hunger Strikes with Laurence McKeown Former Hunger Striker.

Friends of Sinn Féin | 10/19/2021 Laurence McKeown joined the fast after the deaths of Bobby Sands, Francis Hughes, Raymond McCreesh, and Patsy O’Hara. During his time on Hunger Strike, six more prisoners would die.  Confined to the Prisoner hospital with the other Hunger Strikers, after 70 days without food Laurence lapsed into a coma.

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Who and What is Friends of Sinn Féin – Interview with Mark Guilfoyle FoSF President

Friends of Sinn Féin | 7/8/2021 How did a Kentucky lawyer become head of Friends of Sinn Féin USA? What does the group do and what does the future hold for Ireland and the US?  Friends of Sinn Féin President, Mark Guilfoyle answers these questions and many more in his own informed and engaging fashion.  

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What’s Happening in Ireland- An Update with Ciarán Quinn Sinn Féin Representative to the US

Friends of Sinn Féin | 7/8/2021 Over the past number of weeks the largest Unionist party, the DUP, has sacked two leaders. The instability and refusal to honor agreements are threatening the institutions of the Good Friday Agreement.  In this interview, Ciarán Quinn Sinn Féin representative to North America gives an overview of political developments.

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Inside Story: An Account of Lead Up To The 1981 Hunger Strike with Bik McFarlane

Friends of Sinn Féin | 4/6/2021 What about the big lad?” Bobby Sands asked, referring to if Gerry Adams would be allowed in the prison for negotiations to end the hunger strikes. The Brits have refused I told him and at that point he realized, we both knew, this visit would be the last time

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Saving Moore Street and the Legacy of 1916 with James Connolly Heron

Friends of Sinn Féin | 4/6/2021 Conversation with James Connolly Heron. Enjoy this talk with the great-grandson of 1916 Easter Rising leader James Connolly. James has a deep and unique understanding of the events of 1916. James talks about his background, the life and legacy of his famous ancestor, the campaign to save Moore Street

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