Gerry Adams has published a book of poetry in memory of those who died with coronavirus.
The former Sinn Féin president said it was a modest collection of verses put together for his friends and family.
Mr Adams has published a number of books in the past. His latest is entitled Poems For Hard Times.
He said: “It is offered in memory of all those people who died from the coronavirus and their families.
“It is a tribute to the heroines and heroes who minded them.
“And to all the frontline workers who minded and mind us all.”
I have just published a modest collection of wee verses - Poems for Hard Times - for my family & friends. It is in memory of all of those who died from COVID & their families. It is also a tribute to those heroes and heroines who minded them & all frontline workers. pic.twitter.com/5i9umm3vMj
— Gerry Adams (@GerryAdamsSF) December 11, 2020
He said not all of the poems were written during the pandemic, although some were.
He added: “One was written in Havana during Fidel Castro’s funeral.
“Another was written in Gaza City. Others were written on planes and trains.”