Sharing the photo on Twitter in September 2017, Mr Adams wrote that they had a «good conversation» with Mr Biden about «North Talks, UI» and Brexit. Democratic Senator Chris Coons, who represents Delaware, Biden`s home state, and sits on the Senate`s Foreign Relations Committee, said yesterday that Biden would be «worried» that British deals after Brexit would undermine the peace process in Northern Ireland. On Friday, April 10, 1998, at 5.30 p.m., an American politician, George Mitchell, said: «I am pleased to announce that the two governments and the political parties of Northern Ireland have reached an agreement.» A copy of the agreement was posted in each assembly in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland at reading before a referendum was held in which they were able to vote. «Getting photographed with someone like Rita O`Hare is something that all caring people should avoid. The idea of the agreement was to get the two sides to work together in a group called the Northern Ireland Assembly. The Assembly would take certain decisions taken previously by the British Government in London. On 10 April 1998, the so-called Good Friday Agreement (or the Belfast Agreement) was signed. This agreement helped to put an end to a period of conflict in the region, described as unrest. Catholics struggled to get homes and jobs, and they protested against it. In response, the Unionist community held its own protests.

But this has not completely put an end to Northern Ireland`s problems. The 72-year-old has claimed to be a member of the IRA Governing Council for years, but has always denied being involved in the terror group. Ms O`Hare spent two decades representing Sinn Fein in North America before returning to Ireland last year. Newsround on EU vote: will it affect life on the Irish border? Released on bail, she fled to Dublin, where the High Court of Ireland ruled that she should not be extradited to Britain because her alleged crime was «political». She is believed to be one of nearly 200 IRA suspects who have been told they will not be prosecuted by Tony Blair`s government as part of the Northern Ireland peace process. He arrived after a photo appeared showing his arm around an IRA refugee accompanied by a couple accompanied by Gerry Adams, who, in a perhaps fiery allegation, said he had spoken with the former vice-president of a united Ireland. April 1998. However, in January 2017, the agreement between the main parties in Northern Ireland collapsed – and it has yet to be restored. Republican supporters of the powerful Irish-American lobby see the prospect of a Biden presidency as a unique opportunity for Irish unity.

Adams told a rally this summer that it was now a «feasible project.» . No one on Biden`s campaign team asked for comment. Biden`s maternal grandfather, Ambrose Finnegan, arrived in New York in 1850 at the end of the Great Irish Famine, after his family emigrated from County Louth, north of Dublin.