Gerry Adams
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"Gerard "Gerry" Adams" is an Irish people/Irish Irish republicanism/republican politician, president of the Sinn Féin political party, and a Teachta Dála (TD) for Louth (Dáil Éireann constituency)/Louth since the Irish general election, 2011/2011 general election.

From UK general election, 1983/1983 to UK general election, 1992/1992 and from UK general election, 1997/1997 to Belfast West by-election, 2011/2011, he was an Abstentionism/abstentionist Parliament of the United Kingdom/Westminster Member of Parliament (United Kingdom)/Member of Parliament (MP) for Belfast West (UK Parliament constituency)/Belfast West.

He has been the president of Sinn Féin since 1983. Since that time the party has become the fourth-largest party in the Republic of Ireland, the second-largest political party in Northern Ireland and the largest Irish nationalist party in that region. In 1984, Adams was seriously wounded in an assassination attempt by several gunmen from the Ulster Defence Association (UDA) including John Gregg (UDA)/John Gregg. From the late 1980s onwards, Adams was an important figure in the Northern Ireland peace process, initially following contact by the then-Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) leader John Hume and then subsequently with the Irish government/Irish and Her Majesty's Government/British governments.

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