Out With The Old, In With The New At Ireland's Sinn Fein - But Not Yet

wochit politics
May 06, 2014 AT 8:53 AM
The four-day detention of Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams has given a reality check to the nationalist party's ambition of entering government in the Irish republic, and to a new generation of activists trying to win over skeptical voters. His arrest last week and subsequent release by Northern Ireland police investigating a 1972 abduction and murder has complicated election campaigning south of the border by younger Sinn Fein politicians.