ARDFHEIS or ARD FHEIS (Irish pronunciation: "high assembly"; plural
Ardfheiseanna) is the name used by many Irish political parties for
their annual party conference . The term was first used by Conradh na
Gaeilge , the
Irish language cultural organisation, for its annual
* 1 Usage
* 2 Ard Chomhairle
* 3 In Scotland
* 4 References
Among the parties who hold Ardfheiseanna are:
* Workers\' Party of Ireland
Irish Republican Socialist Party
Republican Network for Unity
Northern Ireland , the term is not used by the Social Democratic
and Labour Party , or by those parties which are not Irish-nationalist
in outlook, such as the Alliance Party and
Democratic Unionist Party .
Republic of Ireland
Republic of Ireland , the Labour Party , Green Party ,
Communist Party ,
Renua Ireland and the Social Democrats do not use
the term ardfheis.
Many political parties who use the term Ardfheis, also use the term
Ard Chomhairle which means National Executive Committee. It literally
translates as High Council.
Scottish Republican Socialist Movement
Siol nan Gaidheal
* ^ Bartley, Colin; Sheahan, Fionnan (3 April 2010). "FF\'s mini
ard fheis could begin trend".
Irish Independent . Retrieved 6 April
* ^ "
Sinn Féin Ard Fheis under way in Dublin".
RTÉ News . 5 March
2010. Retrieved 6 Apr