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What is the meaning of Sinn Fein?

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Asked by Mona Bernard, 09 Apr '10 10:23 pm
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Sinn Fein, means 'we, ourselves in Irish, a term coined by Maire Butler in 1904.

Sinn Fein is the the first party of that name, led by Arthur Griffith, was formed in 1907. Although Sinn Fin played no part in the Easter Rising (as distinct from some of its members), it was widely labelled the Sinn Fein rebellion, and it was under the name Sinn Fein that a new nationalist movement committed to achieving an Irish republic, with de Valera as Party President, took shape from 1917.

At the end of the Anglo-Irish War the name Sinn Fein was retained by Republicans who rejected the Treaty of 1921. De Valera resigned as President in 1926, establishing Fianna Fail, and electorally crushed Sinn Fein in 1927. However, following developments within the Irish Republican Army (IRA) in 1970, Sinn Fein split into Provisional and Official wings, the latter becoming Sinn Fein, the Workers' Party, and then The Workers' Party.
Answered by Joseph Chacko, 09 Apr '10 10:43 pm

 
  
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In Irish it means : `for ourselves' or `we ourselves'.
Answered by Anil K Chugh, 09 Apr '10 10:39 pm

 
  
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In Irish it means : `for ourselves' or `we ourselves'
Answered by Surender Sahni, 10 Apr '10 09:44 am

 
  
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Sinn Fein (Irish Gaelic, ourselves alone), Irish nationalist political party whose goal has been to end the United Kingdoms control over any part of Ireland and to create a unified Irish state. Sinn Fein is often characterized as the political arm of the Irish Republican Army (IRA), a paramilitary organization.
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Answered by Chandra sekhar Krishnan, 09 Apr '10 10:23 pm

 
  
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