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Sinn Féin Leaders Arrive at House of Commons to Protest Ruling Prohibiting Use of Parliamentary Offices

HeadlineMay 19, 1997

The leaders of Sinn Féin, the IRA’s political wing, arrived at the House of Commons today to protest against a ruling that they may not use offices in the Parliament to which they were elected on May 1. Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams and the party’s chief negotiator, Martin McGuinness, shook hands with a few cheering supporters and posed for photographers before going in for talks with parliamentary authorities.

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