Ireland Sinn Fein

February 8, 2013 - 1:31 PM
Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams, left, and party colleague Conor Murphy, speak to the media and party members in Dundalk, Ireland, Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. The leader of the Irish nationalist Sinn Fein party, has appealed to IRA splinter groups to stop their violence and to support his campaign for a vote in Northern Ireland on uniting the island.Adams, a reputed former Irish Republican Army commander, said Friday that sporadic attacks by small IRA factions make it harder to build public support for uniting Northern Ireland with the Republic of Ireland, the traditional Irish nationalist goal. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)