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This archive contains references to articles from April 1-15, 2002. If you find a link that is out of date please let us know by e-mailing the Newshound.


Monday, April 15

Adams condemned for eulogising IRA: UTV Internet

McDowell attacks Adams for IRA eulogy: The Irish Times
Alison O'Connor

Adams honours the IRA's dead as republicans draw a line under past: The Independent
David McKittrick

'We'll never disarm' - OVs: Sunday Life (Apr 14)
Stephen Breen

So, is the war over now?: (from, Apr 13)
David Ervine

Cops plan grilling for police cook: Sunday Life (Apr 14)

No Agreement birthday party: BBC
Mark Simpson

Countdown to a United Ireland: (from, Apr 13)
Gearóid O Cairealláin

Don’t privatise justice: The Spectator
Fenton Bresler

'I'll give IRA names': Spy: Sunday Life (Apr 14)
Ciaran McGuigan

Alliance will not redesignate itself again, conference told: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Relatives to challenge screening move: BBC

Family hunt killer patrol Paras: Sunday Life (Apr 14)
Stephen Gordon And Chris Anderson

It's Kingdom come-on as GAA keeps eye on the political football: Irish Independent
Miriam Lord

Lost tribe of Israel to be found on Loyalist estates: (from, Apr 13)
John Gormley

Sunday, April 14

IRA in split over weapons handover: The Sunday Times (sign-in reqd)
Liam Clarke

Sinn Féin plays down impact of latest weapons move: Sunday Business Post
Frank Connolly

UVF unlikely to make arms move: UTV Internet

O'Hanlon's Corner: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Telling Ronnie Flanagan First: The Blanket (Apr 11)
Brendan Hughes

Arms and the IRA / The paramilitary group gives up more weapons: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The IRA's electoral stunt: Montreal Gazette (Apr11)

Public want Adams to give evidence: Sunday Independent

SF chief set to snub Congress FARC probe: Belfast Telegraph

Does SF really oppose terror?: Sunday Independent

Castlereagh raid forces 30 officers to move home: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke and John Lee

Castlereagh cook will decide today whether to assist PSNI: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

Republicans have to 'make peace': BBC

Gerry Adams — IRA are 'noble' heroes: Scotland on Sunday
Christopher Claire

Republican event not an insult: Adams: Belfast Telegraph

Ex-terrorists want fast-track promotion to top police jobs: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Gardai shiver as Shinners prosper: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Brigadier's affidavit suggests official resistance to Finucane inquiry: (from Sunday Tribune)
Ed Moloney & Lin Solomon

£3million victims strategy unveiled: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Ulster’s Big Brother with a twist: The Sunday Times
Jan Battles

Queen should visit, reveals poll: Sunday Independent

A sullen post-colonial mentality: Sunday Independent
Emer O'Kelly

Haggis fit for a general: Montreal Gazette (Apr 7)
John MacFarlane

Saturday, April 13

IRA part of world terror network, says the US: Electronic Telegraph
Toby Harnden

Congressman on Colombian suspects: UTV Internet

Sinn Fein now running out of excuses on Colombian affair: Irish Independent
Conor Cruise O'Brien

Trimble accused in UUP 'rift' on Provos: Belfast Telegraph

An American View of D-Day: The Blanket (Apr 11)
Dorothy Robinson

Another Bold Step Forward: Irish Voice/

Provisionals' dead to be honoured by Adams: Electronic Telegraph
David Sharrock

Adams defends IRA commemoration dinner: UTV Internet

Topical views on politics: The News Letter
St Clair McAllister

Blast bomb attacks on police stations: BBC

Alliance urge voting change: UTV Internet

'Mad Dog' Adair to stand in East Derry?: Derry Journal (Apr 9)

Midday sun beckons Mad Dog: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Protestant who planned McAleese visit receives threats: The Irish Times
George Jackson

Ervine set to take PUP leadership: UTV Internet

Tribal alliances know no bounds: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Crossing the divide: The Irish Times
John O'Farrell

Anti-terrorist police check suspect car found in City: Electronic Telegraph
John Steele

Stevens Inquiry boss wants top job in PSNI: Belfast Telegraph

Why we were right to lower our flag: Irish Independent
Mary Kenny

Friday, April 12

IRA trained Colombian rebels, says Congress: Financial Times
Richard Wolffe

SF criticised on refusal to attend FARC link hearings by committee: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Adams 'pleased to attend' hearing: Belfast Telegraph

Unionists on arms move: UTV Internet

Decommissioning has lost its novelty value: The News Letter (Apr 11)
Suzanne Breen

It Never Happened - Again: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

Now loyalists must move: Derry Journal (Apr 9)

A painful journey begins: (from
Anthony Neeson

Unionists angry at tribute dinner for IRA dead: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

£3m strategy aims to help victims of Troubles: The Irish Times
Suzanne Breen

Sinn Fein launch election bid: UTV Internet

Honourable Member Adams prepares Family to dance the Coalition Conga: Irish Independent
Miriam Lord

McAleese in visit to Protestant community: Belfast Telegraph
Ciaran O'Neill

British soldiers did nothing as woman, 76, was murdered: Ulster Herald
Rosetta Donnelly

No 'bar' to Sinn Fein man meeting queen: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam and Chris Thornton

Queen's visit to dublin step closer: Belfast Telegraph

Tales from the deep south: (from
Robin Livingstone

Head suspended in religion row: Irish Independent
Katherine Donnelly

Council says 'no' to Trimble remarks: Belfast Telegraph

Hooked on a liner: it is time Belfast sank the Titanic metaphor: Sunday Independent (Apr 7)
John Smith

Thursday, April 11

Ulster struggles to find a new chief constable: The Times
David Lister

Deputising PSNI chief decides to withdraw application: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

SDLP slams loyalist 'contempt for peace': The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Election ploy or honest gesture?: BBC (Apr 8)
Annita McVeigh

Arms move more than just a war of words: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Republicans deliver, now it is up to loyalists to move: Irish Independent (Apr 9)
Maurice Hayes

Endgame for the IRA: Boston Globe (Apr 10)

IRA arms move gets mixed reaction: Belfast Telegraph

The Decommissioning Process: Irish Echo

Ministers unveil victims' package: BBC

Relatives of IRA victims may take British Government to court: Irish Examiner
Tim Moynihan

Adams 'still to decide' on Congress questioning: UTV Internet

Adams to snub Dail meeting on Colombia: Irish Independent
Senan Molony

FARC hearings to go ahead forward: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Congress' Colombia hearings are test for Irish America: Irish Echo
Sean McManus

Secret murder files revealed: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

The Hidden Camera: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Police probe letter threat to parents: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Loyalists urge boycott over GAA sponsorship: (from, Apr 8)
Anthony Neeson

Nationalist MLA blames Republicans for arson attack: The News Letter (Apr 8)

Wednesday, April 10

Cowen castigates the 'carpers' on IRA disarmament: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Sinn Fein handed election weapon: The Herald (Apr 9)
Graham Walker

Reaction reflects peace process confidence: The Irish Times (Apr 9)
Mark Brennock

Now they wait for some action on their shopping list: Irish Independent (Apr 9)
Dominic Cunningham

Second IRA arms move: BBC (Apr 8)
Brian Rowan

FAIR claim hundreds could be pardoned: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

A distasteful but necessary step on the path to peace: The Independent

IRA admit they had contact in Castlereagh station: The Irish Times
Suzanne Breen

Good Friday Agreement 'cements bond between North and South': Irish Independent

UDA vigilantes take to streets at city flashpoints: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

SF criticism of flying flags at half mast: Irish Examiner
Fionnán Sheahan

Flying Tricolour at half-mast defended: The Irish Times
Kitty Holland

Business as usual on Falls Road: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

Our nation’s concern marks maturity: Irish Examiner

Journalist murder inquiry 'very alive': BBC

Flanagan succesor speculation: UTV Internet

Nationalist MLA blames Republicans for arson attack: The News Letter (Apr 8)

Six IRA dissidents on guns charges: Irish Independent
Liz Walsh

McKevitt case adjourned over lack of papers: The Irish Times

Church of Scotland admits fuelling anti-Irish bigotry: Irish Independent
Fraser Macmillan

Tuesday, April 9

I.R.A.'s Illegal Arsenal Reduced in a 2nd Act of Disarmament: New York Times
Warren Hoge

IRA steps toward peace, puts arms 'beyond use': Boston Herald
Jim Dee

Reid denies deal as IRA spikes guns: The Times
David Lister

Provos gamble with unilateral gesture on arms: Irish Independent
Tom Brady and Gene McKenna

Prime ministers welcome 'boost for peace': The Guardian
Nicholas Watt

'Just an electoral stunt' says DUP: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Britain to act after IRA arms move: Irish Examiner
John Downing

General says IRA 'on path to peace': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Reaction positive along the Falls Road: The Irish Times
Róisín Ingle

Adams predicts gun deal 'anguish': The Times
David Lister

Bulk of Libyan arsenal permanently beyond use: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Act not linked to election, Adams says: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Cynicism but optimism too, over IRA action: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

New arms are still being procured, security sources say: The Irish Times
Jim Cusack

By moving twice a process has now started: The Independent
David McKittrick

Grown men in tears as Republican shift shores up Trimble against hardliners: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

IRA's move deals severe blow to agreement opponents: The Irish Times
Steven King

Ball is now firmly back in the British court: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Trading weapons for a piece of power: The Scotsman
Fraser Nelson

Riverdance of death as Gerry calls the tune: The Times
Michael Gove


Pressure in US against inquiry on Colombia: The Irish Times
Patrick Smyth

IRA deny Castlereagh break-in: UTV Internet

Londonderry dispute over PSNI: The News Letter (Apr 8)
Ian Starrett

Who will tame this Frankenstein?: (from

'No Real IRA threat' to witnesses: BBC

Anger at PSNI raid on body's offices: Belfast Telegraph

Omagh victims await compensation: Irish Examiner
Ian Graham

Half-mast flags for royal funeral: Irish Independent

Kirk hints members should cut Orange ties: The Scotsman
James Doherty

Monday, April 8

Call for prisoners to join NI police: The Sunday Times (Apr 7)
Liam Clarke

Resign call to policing board chief: Electronic Telegraph

DUP wants ex-paramilitaries kept out of PSNI: The Irish Times
Monika Unsworth

Former police chief hails 'progress': BBC

Castlereagh raid may lead to huge bill for protection: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Gymnasium link to theft at Castlereagh: The Sunday Times (Apr 7)
Liam Clarke

Castlereagh staff face DNA tests after raid: The Times
David Lister

How the tangled web was woven: Sunday Life (Apr 7)
Stephen Breen

Peculiar smell still hangs over raid on Castlereagh: Ireland on Sunday (Apr 7)
Anne Cadwallader

Security upgrade a 'smokescreen': BBC

No rush to judgment: Sunday Life (Apr 7)

We've a lot to thank Ronnie Flanagan for: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

Flanagan not to sue ombudsman: UTV Internet

Police reform even more vital than ever: (from, Apr 6)

You sow what you reap boys: Sunday Life (Apr 7)
Lynda Gilby

Politics of division offer a nightmare view of future: The Sunday Times (Apr 7)
Liam Clarke

Good Friday Four Years On: Irish Voice/

Mitchell denies plan to keep Sinn Féin from power: Irish Examiner
John Downing

Israel in Ulster's mould: Electronic Telegraph

Sunday, April 7

IRA knows where you live, officers warned: Scotland on Sunday
Christopher Claire

Internal investigation into RUC break-in: Sunday Herald
Neil Mackay

More doubts over Castlereagh burglary: Sunday Business Post
Frank Connolly

'The war is over. And the IRA has won it': Electronic Telegraph
Kevin Myers

Where to now that the war is over?: Sunday Business Post
Seán Mac Cárthaigh

Adams's last chance to deal with that Colombian embarrassment: Sunday Independent
Alan Ruddock

Skeptics skewer policing reform: Boston Herald (Apr 6)
Jim Dee

Northern Ireland isn't a Surrey bowls club: Electronic Telegraph
Jenny McCartney

Loyalist violence on Limestone Road intensifies: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

New talks bid to end violence: Belfast Telegraph

Loyalists may want to come in from cold: BBC
Mark Devenport

Mixed marriage family targeted by bombers: UTV Internet

Sunday Times loses to McPhilemy again: Sunday Business Post
Anton McCabe

O'Hanlon's Corner: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Scots customs bungle gifts IRA ecstasy-making machinery: Sunday Herald
Neil Mackay

Tallaght strategy for terrorists to keep SF out: Sunday Independent
Jim Mitchell

Ireland's future is in Europe: The Observer
Derek Mooney

Saturday, April 6

SF, DUP protests as new police force makes history: Irish Examiner
John Downing

Ulster's new police force marches into same old Troubles: The Times
David Lister

New badges and name to put nationalists at ease: The Independent
David McKittrick

Protestants are 'losing respect for the police': Belfast Telegraph

New recruits carry our hopes: Irish Examiner

New era dawns for Ulster policing: Belfast Telegraph

Security breach inquiry — Three released: BBC

Castlereagh break-in: the same old (Bobby) Storey?: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

PSNI protects Special Branch families: The Irish Times
Jim Cusack

Security force elements ‘trying to undermine peace process’: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

Kelly calls on Blair to intervene: UTV Internet

Castlereagh worries grow after reports of IRA activity: The Irish Times
Jim Cusack

Cautionary lessons from Northern Ireland: The Independent
David McKittrick

Lessons From the North for the Middle East: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

US group divided over Provo probe: Irish Independent
Susan Garraty

Loyalist statement is 'cosmetic exercise': BBC

Meli sentenced to 1 year: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

The Walls came tumbling down: (from, Apr 4)
Máirtín Ó Muilleoir

Trimble lieutenant softens party line: Irish Independent

Parties unite to hit corruption in the Republic: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

No place for Sinn Fein in government, says O'Malley: Irish Independent
Lorna Reid

Friday, April 5

Castlereagh probe releases: UTV Internet

Former hunger striker arrested over break-in: The Independent
David McKittrick

Protest at arrest of top republican: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

All change for NI police: BBC

PSNI has urgent task of creating trust: The Irish Times
Suzanne Breen

Flashpoint communities accuse new force of bias: The News Letter (Apr 4)
Kim Hewitt

Birth of the PSNI: The Irish Times

Irish Americans Must Take Action: Irish Voice/
Sean McManus

Safety fears for Columbia three: The News Letter (Apr 4)

Gilman Wants IRA Hearings Nixed: Irish Voice/
Debbie McGoldrick

'Godfathers' direct Belfast rioting: Electronic Telegraph
Ted Oliver

Police warn Belfast riots could spread: Financial Times
Jimmy Burns

Loyalists warn community leaders ‘keep out of it’: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

Loyalist protest over riot reaction: BBC

Shots fired as loyalists target Ardoyne: UTV Internet

Twenty years on in South Belfast: (from
Martin Smyth

Death 'felt across the Ulster divide': Electronic Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Durkan tribute to Queen Mother: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Our media's blinkered view on royal death: (from
John Gormley

Equality agenda only for Sinn Fein — SDLP: Belfast Telegraph

Thursday, April 4

Detectives question US chef over Castlereagh: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Police reject SF claim of 'scapegoat' for break-in: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

An Irishman's Diary: The Irish Times
Kevin Myers

Police under fire from loyalists in Belfast riots: The Independent
Gary Kelly

Inquiry call follows further clashes: BBC

Riot video sent to Ombudsman: Belfast Telegraph
David Williamson and David Gordon

Police recruits step into history: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Byrne will attend PSNI graduation ceremony: Irish Examiner
Mícheál Lehane

Community support seen as key to success: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

PSNI and Garda open first annual conference: The Irish Times
Eibhir Mulqueen

Cops in Celtic jerseys target youths: Derry Journal (Apr 2)

Adams resists demand to explain IRA link: Financial Times
Jimmy Burns

Formidable SF machine turns South: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Chilling tale of classroom brush with death: Irish Independent
Eugene Hogan

Everyday life has changed: Derry Journal (Apr. 2)

EU created 'context' for peace agreement in North: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

Wednesday, April 3

Adams defiant over Colombia inquiry: Electronic Telegraph
Toby Harnden

Adams faces Dail grilling over snub to terrorist probe: Irish Independent
Senan Molony

Sinn Fein angry at riot police 'beating': The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

Man held over 'terrorist documents': BBC

McGuinness says united Ireland can be achieved in 14 years: The Irish Times
Anne Lucey and Dan Keenan

Farren on United Ireland: UTV Internet

Differences that keep Belfast communities apart: Financial Times
David White

Promoting 'a political idealism the others have lost': The Irish Times (Apr 1)
Mark Hennessy

SF slam DUP comparison: UTV Internet

SF poll gives it chance of seat in Wexford: The Irish Times

No loyal order parades this year - Rice: (from

Supporting peace but not the process: The Blanket (December 2001)
Anthony McIntyre

Loyalists blamed for car attacks: The News Letter (Apr 2)

Respect for the dead: (from

Parkhead braced for minute’s silence: The Scotsman
Jonathan Coates

Tuesday, April 2

Adams refuses to accept blame for Castlereagh theft: The Times
David Lister

Sinn Fein denies Republican link to police break-in: The Independent
David McKittrick

Call for hearing on IRA link to FARC to be suspended: The Irish Times
Patrick Smyth

Rioting over Belfast parade: The Times
David Lister

Loyalists use Celtic strips as disguise in attacks: The Herald
Keith Sinclair

Ulster's police chief faces daunting in-tray: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Sinn Fein piles on pressure in Kerry: The Irish Times
Anne Lucey

Agents must be on alert says soldier-turned-spy: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

Between 'two communities hating each other': The Irish Times
Monika Unsworth

An Irishman's Diary: The Irish Times
Kevin Myers

Monday, April 1

Victory is near in campaign for a united Ireland, says McGuinness: The Independent
David McKittrick

Sinn Fein offers baton of friendship on 'last lap' to united Ireland: The Times

Trimble urged to address the Oireachtas: Irish Independent

1 nation, 2 policies: U.S. views Mideast, Ireland: Chicago Tribune (Mar 31)
Kevin Donegan

SDLP police service support criticised: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

‘Jury out’ on police chief’s record: The Scotsman
Gethin Chamberlain

Mansergh criticises Trimble over remarks: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Republicans held over raid at Castlereagh: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Sinn Fein says arrests of six over raid on Castlereagh extremely provocative: The Irish Times
Paul Tanney

Four freed in police raid inquiry: BBC

SF's likely gains look more modest as election looms: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Former North agent demands new identity after newspaper exposure: Irish Independent

'Suspicion, division' still evident in NI-archbishop: The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Sartorial elegance but it's the same old story: Belfast Telegraph (Mar 29)
Lindy McDowell

Ulsterman denies drug links to defy Real IRA: Sunday Life (Mar 31)
Stephen Breen

Principal in row over Protestant 'segregation': Sunday Independent (Mar 31)
John O'Keeffe

Cardinal says ban on Catholic taking throne is out of date: The Irish Times (Mar 30)
Frank Millar