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The information on the issue of Abstentionism, particularly the debate that took place at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis in Dublin on 1-2 November 1986, is divided into the following subsections:

 

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blue square icon   Summary of the issue

blue square icon   Background events

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    Chapter in Book

    O'Brien, Brendan. (1999) 'Going Slightly Constitutional', in, 'The Long War: The IRA & Sinn Féin'. Dublin: The O'Brien Press.

    Paper

    Lynn, Brendan. (2001), 'Republicanism and the Abstentionist Tradition, 1970-1998', A Paper Presented to the Institute of Irish Studies, Queen's University Belfast, (May 2001).. Belfast: Institute of Irish Studies, QUB.

    Resolution 162

    Sinn Féin (SF). (1986) Text of the motion on abstentionism (Resolution 162) as presented to the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis, 2 November 1986, Dublin. Dublin: Sinn Féin

    Some Speeches at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis, 1-2 November 1986

    Adams, Gerry. (1986) Extract from Presidential Address by Gerry Adams, then President of Sinn Féin, on the issue of abstentionism (Resolution 162), Sinn Féin Ard Fheis, Dublin, (1 November 1986). Belfast: Sinn Féin.

    Doherty, Pat. (1986) Speech by Pat Doherty, then Sinn Féin National Organiser, proposing the motion on abstentionism (Resolution 162), Sinn Féin Ard Fheis, Dublin, (2 November 1986). Belfast: Sinn Féin.

    McGuinness, Martin. (1986) Speech by Martin McGuiness, then Vice-President of Sinn Féin, on the issue of abstentionism (Resolution 162), Sinn Féin Ard Fheis, Dublin, (2 November 1986). Belfast: Sinn Féin.

    O’Bradaigh, Ruairi. (1986) Speech by Ruairi O’Bradaigh, former President of Sinn Féin, opposing the motion on abstentionism (Resolution 162), Sinn Féin Ard Fheis, Dublin, (2 November 1986). Dublin: Sinn Féin.

    Adams, Gerry. (1986) Address by Gerry Adams, then President of Sinn Féin, before the outcome of the vote on abstentionism (Resolution 162) was announced, Sinn Féin Ard Fheis, Dublin, (2 November 1986). Belfast: Sinn Féin.

 

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