Last weekend delegates and visitors assembled in Dublin for the Ard-Fheis of [Republican] Sinn Fein.
Plenary sessions took place on Saturday afternoon and throughout Sunday but the significant event of the Ard-Fheis was the address by newly elected President, Des Dalton.
Dalton criticised (Provisional) Sinn Fein but also referred to ‘erstwhile comrades’ behind the announcement a Limerick-based breakaway ‘Real Sinn Fein’ organisation.
Below is an edited version of his address.
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