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Thursday, April 15

Monitoring body's report due: BBC

When it comes to altering the Belfast Agreement, Dublin acts unilaterally: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Little need for confusion over vote on citizenship: Irish Independent

It's time for some original thinking: Belfast Telegraph

Lost Sheep or Shepherd?: The Blanket (Apr 8)
Tom Luby

Mitchell plea for lasting peace: Belfast Telegraph
Mary Fitzgerald

'Police agent' at centre of Inquiry: UTV Internet

What next for truth and reconciliation in Ireland?: Irish World
Paul Donovan

Past is our preparation for maturity: (from the Irish News, Apr 12)
Roy Garland

Bruton joins pre-election attacks on Sinn Féin: Irish Examiner
Michael O'Farrell

Govt under fire over human rights: UTV Internet

'More action' required on human rights: (from the Irish News, Mar 26)
Bimpe Fatogun

People must have their say on proposed Bill of Rights: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

Men Of Terror Call For Murphy: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Legislation needed, not lighthouses: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Trimble's challenger stays UUP: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

McKevitt released from prison to be with sick mother: Irish Examiner
John Breslin

Council row over city name: BBC

Row over claim of leading loyalist seen in Bogside: Belfast Telegraph
Larry Deeney

Sisters plead for flexibility over Irish language: Irish Independent

Wednesday, April 14

Morrison terms poll on citizenship 'dangerous': The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Poll 'could rewrite' Good Friday pact: Irish Independent
Senan Molony

British government let off the hook by IMC report on North: Sunday Business Post (Apr 11)
Sean Mac Carthaigh

Empty echoes in corridors of power as time ticks on: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Is There A Republican Alternative To The Good Friday Agreement?: The Blanket (Apr 8)
Gerry Ruddy

Cleric takes stand over Orange row on violence: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Row grows over SF march in Newcastle: Belfast Telegraph
Ben Lowry

An example to be praised: (from the Irish News)

Blair move fuels fears Finucane investigation may not happen: Sunday Business Post (Apr 11)
Paul T. Colgan

Omagh bomb relatives and fund trustees get together: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

McKevitt out of jail to tend sick mother: Irish Independent
Brendan Farrelly

Anger at call to join CIRA: (from the Irish News, Apr 12)

Life after the Assembly: Belfast Telegraph
Kerri Dunn

APOLOGY: Sunday Business Post (Apr 11)

Self-imposed apartheid: The Guardian
Mary O'Hara

Anger over sectarian attack on youth: Belfast Telegraph
Larry Deeney

Students head to Northern Ireland: Brattleboro Reformer
Daniel Barlow

Holy Cross legal bill hits £90,000: Belfast Telegraph
Ben Lowry

That Friendly Sons Blow-Up: Irish Voice/

EU entrants eye up Irish model: BBC
James Helm

Tuesday, April 13

Sinn Féin deny McDowell claims of criminal activities: Irish Examiner
Mary Dundon

DUP demands 'a stunt' - UUP: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Securocrats have the least to fear from police: (from the Irish News, Apr 10)
Gerry Kelly

No half-way house between violence and democracy: Irish Examiner
Ray Ryan

Consensus is still possible: (from the Irish News)

Trouble brewing at Ulster prison: Sunday Life (Apr 11)
Alan Murray

Collusion genie won't go back into bottle Mr Blair: (from the Irish News)
Mark Durkan

Cover-up About British Collusion: Irish Voice/

Irish activist arrested, released, in Belfast: Westchester Journal News (Apr 12)
Joseph Ax

Peaceful start to marching season: Irish Examiner
Ian Graham

Omagh relatives' fury over parade in Derry: Belfast Telegraph
William Allen

Human rights body to discuss citizenship referendum: The Irish Times
Mark Brennock

Good Friday to Easter Sunday: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

Young people reach out for US project: Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

Orangemen says No to Celtic march: Sunday Life (Apr 11)

Rangers ban convicted religious bigot: The Scotsman
Kevin Hurley

America's Northern Ireland Revisited: Washington Dispatch (Apr 12)
Martin Kelly

Bush-backing blair should know better from bitter experience: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

25 years on - Are Muslims the new Irish?: Irish World
Paul Donovan

Monday, April 12

NI peace challenge to Blair: The Scotsman
Chris Parkin

Adams urges 'momentum' in the stalled peace process: Irish Independent
Ben Quinn

Northern Ireland armies must retire, says McCreevy: Irish Examiner
Ray Ryan

'Serious push' at hothouse talks: BBC
Mark Devenport

Northern parties challenge citizenship vote decision: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Is the British State Neutral?: The Blanket
Liam O Ruairc

Jails brief for top cop: Sunday Life (Apr 11)
Alan Murray

Trimble to come under UN fire over Finucane remarks: Sunday Life (Apr 11)

Adair denies Ballysillan move claims: Sunday Life (Apr 11)
Stephen Breen

Parades to take place: BBC

Bonfire Dumps Are Gathering Protests: The News Letter (Apr 8)

Adams felt 'ravaged' by IRA claim: Sunday Life (Apr 11)

'Provisionals have little in common with 1916 rebels': Irish Independent
Senan Molony

Sinn Fein and IRA not real Republicans, says McDowell: Irish Examiner
Mary Dundon

Bail For Sale - Nationalists Need Not Apply: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

Easter Rebellion resonates throughout Ireland to this day: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

Irish come to terms with Great War: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

De Lorean bombshell allegations: Belfast Telegraph (Apr 7)
Sean O'Driscoll

Top detective denies litany of corruption accusations: Irish Independent (Mar 3)
Chris Parkin

Sunday, April 11

Calls to back peace process as Ireland remembers Easter Rising: UTV Internet

Catch the Sinn Fein Easter extravaganza at a monument near you: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

DUP hits out over Sinn Fein parade call: Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

Ian K is given the right to herd sheep: (from the Irish News)
James Kelly

Sean Mackin released without charge: Irish Echo
Stephen McKinley

Councillor makes plea for bonfire night: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh Wallace

Ahern stepping into breach left by Blair: (from the Irish News, Mar 30)
Patrick Murphy

More Protestants in Republic: (from the Irish News)
Suzanne McGonagle

Saturday, April 10

London talks bid to get deal with North parties: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

Paisley presses Blair to reveal details of any secret peace deal: The Scotsman
Andrew Denholm

Nationalist parties 'poll-axe' 30-year border moratorium: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Six years is a long time in NI politics: Belfast Telegraph

Only the paramilitary criminal fears police: (from the Irish News, Mar 26)
Alisdair McDonnell

Problems Not Peculiar To Only One Side: The News Letter (Apr 8)

Ex-friends spit venom at Foster: Impartial Reporter

United Ireland is de Brun's goal: Belfast Telegraph (Apr 7)

Security alerts across Belfast: UTV Internet

Threats halt construction work: BBC

UDA Bolton Gang split: (from The People, Apr 4)
Jason Johnson

Reaching Out The Orange Hand Of Friendship - And A Green Pen: The News Letter (Apr 1)

Orange Order quizzed over violence in ranks: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Ulster-Scots - A Solid Part Of Ulster's History: The News Letter

Pols try to ease Belfast tensions: Irish Echo
Anne Cadwallader

Protestants 'Left Out In The Cold': The News Letter

Unique memorial to victims of terrorism: Irish Independent
Grainne Cunningham

Prove bomb claim, SF tells Donaldson: (from the Irish News, Apr 3)
Willaim Scholes

Parents of dead INLA man lose documents plea: Irish Independent (Mar 13)

Friday, April 9

Let's wait a generation for Border poll, says DUP: Irish Independent

Decent People Are Sickened By SF's Cory Stance - MLA: The News Letter

Reiss accused of diverting attention from Cory findings: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Never speak ill of the dead?: (from the Irish News)
Jude Collins

Britain's botch/Killing lawyers, laughing it off: Minneapolis Star Tribune (Apr 7)

Search for truth and reconciliation never easy: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

New twist in Adams' aide and IRA storm: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Sinn Fein - Sold A Pup: Martin Cunningham Interviewed: The Blanket (Mar 21)
Anthony McIntyre

Ormeau Road march banned: UTV Internet

Parade Rerouting 'Mocks Our Rights': The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

SDLP, S.F. step up war over policing: Irish Echo
Anne Cadwallader

Bomb hoax victim turns anger on SF: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Hutton

Secrecy Over Arms Search: The News Letter

Mgr Faul offers to act as 'conduit' for talks: (from the Irish News)
Valerie Robinson

There Are Victims And Victims Says Rights Commission: The News Letter

Councillor complains of army checkpoint ordeal: Impartial Reporter

Equality for lily on BBC say SF: (from the Irish News)
Bimpe Fatogun

Gig Ticket Sales 'Biased Against Protestants': The News Letter

Sectarian tension warning after church attacked again: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

Time Ulster-Scots Was 'Taken Seriously': The News Letter

Dixon calls for an Enniskillen enquiry amid cover-up claims: Impartial Reporter

McDowell spells out plans to restrict rights to citizenship: The Irish Times
Mark Brennock

Thursday, April 8

IRA condemns establishment offensive against republicanism: Irish Examiner
Gary Kelly

IRA accuses UUP of 'bad faith': BBC

Context and sequence crucial to progress — SF: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Direct Rule Given A Six-Month Extension: The News Letter

Has Blair squandered power to influence?: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

The Nettles Still Have To Be Grasped: The News Letter

Government's concept of 'normalisation' means making many assumptions: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Finucane Accused Flown Out As UDA Plan Hit: (from The People, Apr 4)
Claire Savage

Finucane inquiry? Not now, not ever: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Cory Reports — "......." an old theme: (from The People, Apr 4)
Jason Johnson

Pin-drop coverage of Cory: Irish Echo

People urged to report illegal flags: Belfast Telegraph
Mary Fitzgerald

Mischief making and cowardice – the betrayal of the Human Rights Commission: Fortnight
Harold Good

Dunloy march move 'hollow': Belfast Telegraph
Kim Kelly

Supporting Mixed Marriage In Ulster: The News Letter
Joanne Lowry

DUP condemns vandals over GAA club attack: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh Wallace

Families of bomb victims to demand inquiry: Irish Independent
Caroline Crawford

Probe deeply flawed – Enniskillen bomb victim: (from the Irish News)
William Scholes

Work of victims' groups praised: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Regan

DUP member slams plans for Irish language: UTV Internet

It's One-Sided Nonsense: The News Letter
Sandra Murphy

UUP boycotts Paisley vote: Belfast Telegraph
Nevin Farrell

RUC logbook shows tip-off that IRA planned to bomb Newry: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

Time to assert a core of Britishness?: Irish World
Tom Griffin

Wednesday, April 7

Talks focus on 'collusion' reports: BBC

No Widespread Collusion - Lord Maginnis: The News Letter

Was YOUR loved one sacrificed in the dirty war?: (from The People, Apr 4)
Martin Ingram

SF has worked hard to be part of solution, says Rabbitte: Irish Examiner
Harry McGee

Provo boss resorts to iron fist: (from The People, Apr 4)
Liz Trainor

Following the True Tradition: The Blanket (Apr 5)
Eamonn McCann

Adams is willing to see family of victim: Belfast Telegraph
Kieran McDaid

Open up police files to victims' families — Durkan: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Flanagan At Centre Of New O'Loan Probe: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

'He Should Have Talked To Me': Derry Journal (Apr 2)

Alliance welcome flags move: UTV Internet

Flags 'Flying In Face Of Courts': The News Letter
Joanne Lowry

PSNI remove LVF flags: UTV Internet

Jail is the place for 'flag bigots': (from the Irish News)

What our 16-year-olds think about the divide: Belfast Telegraph
Paula Devine and Dirk Schubotz

Living together in peace is still too much to ask: Irish Independent
David McKittrick

What Kind Of Society Do We Want?: Derry Journal

Criticism over vacant posts: BBC

Order to go ahead with awareness evenings: (from the Irish News)
Darran McCann

GAA Points Ahead On Cash: The News Letter
Billy Kennedy

Back to the future: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Two Sides Of The Coin Seen By DUP And SF: The News Letter

Tuesday, April 6

Ulster truth commission planned: The Guardian
Angelique Chrisafis

Cory urges public inquiry on Finucane: Irish Examiner
Mary Dundon and Dan McGinn

Ministers seeking ideas for Peace Commission: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

Reports and Inquiries: The Blanket
George Young

Why the PSNI chief was out of Orde-r: Belfast Telegraph
Robert Mccartney

Anger at DUP election decision: (from the Irish News)

Trimble's men take control: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Bid to break sectarian ghettos: Irish Independent
David McKittrick

Stormont launch for mixed marriage guide: Belfast Telegraph
Gary Grattan

We must all take responsibility for tackling divisions in society: (from the Irish News)
Jeremy Harbison

Bonfire builders busy on a beacon to bewilder: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

NI Fair Employment Tribunal: UTV Internet

DUP woman bids warm 'failte' to Irish dancers: Belfast Telegraph
Mary Fitzgerald

Irish Opposition Unite in Bid to Abolish Paramilitaries: The Scotsman
Chris Parkin

McConvilles to challenge Adams over murder: Irish Examiner
Kieran McDaid

No easy answer to unsolved murders: Belfast Telegraph

SF blasts cost of prince's visit: Irish Independent
Alison O'Connor

Sinn Fein steps up Easter rallies: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Widgery misrepresentation continued into Saville Inquiry: (from the Sunday Tribune, Apr 4)
Eamonn McCann

Dublin is rebuked on Comission Rights row: Belfast Telegraph
Ben Lowry

Paisley gets freedom of home town: UTV Internet

Monday, April 5

British planning peace commission for North: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Slain lawyer's kin to bigwigs - Time to come clean: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

'No Finucane link to IRA': BBC

Finucane accused moved to English jail: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

Adair tells UFF to come clean over Finucane: Sunday Life (Apr 4)
Stephen Breen

Nelson diary claimed British trained UDA killers: Sunday Business Post (Apr 4)
Paul T. Colgan

Finucane probe should be held says Cory: RTE

Pressure grows for inquiry into Finucane murder: UTV Internet

Warders' testimony clash in Wright case: Sunday Life (Apr 4)

Trimble is out of line: (from the Irish News, Apr 3)

Getting away with murder: Sunday Life (Apr 4)
Alan Murray

At least two more weeks until IMC report is released to public: (from the Irish News, Apr 3)
William Graham

Crowley Speaks of DUP Tension: Irish Voice/
Sean O'Driscoll

Sinn Fein A Dictatorship - Martin Cunningham Interviewed: The Blanket (Mar 21)
Anthony McIntyre

Drumcree 'stand' was a hard lesson: (from the Irish News, Apr 3)
James Kelly

Orde Trains With FBI: Irish Voice/
Sean O'Driscoll

We're hurting them: Sunday Life (Apr 4)
Stephen Gordon And John McGurk

MLA rejects border patrol calls: UTV Internet

Spy Keeps Low Profile: Irish Voice/
Sean O'Driscoll

McConville inquest to reopen: BBC

Sunday, April 4

RUC trained loyalist assassins,UDA chief's diary reveals: Sunday Business Post
Paul T. Colgan

The bomb witness gardai couldn't find: Sunday Independent
Liz Walsh

AG examines alleged Barron report omissions: Sunday Business Post
Paul T. Colgan

'Bitter exchanges over versions of history': BBC
Mark Devenport

British close ranks on 30 years in the North: Sunday Business Post
Tom McGurk

Maybe it's time to release all the secrets of the Troubles: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Justice for the Finucanes: Sunday Business Post

Reading the Future from the Past: The Blanket (Mar 26)
Mick Hall

Row looming over Omagh donations: Belfast Telegraph (Apr 2)
Michael McHugh

IRA behind €2.5m Dublin Port tobacco heist: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Fightin' words: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Victim's dad calls on police to tackle UVF: Belfast Telegraph (Apr 2)
Jonathan McCambridge

IRA would probably have killed alleged informer McGlinchey, tribunal told: Irish Examiner (Apr 2)
Chris Parkin

Unionists continue spat as defectors fail to show: Belfast Telegraph (Apr 1)
Noel McAdam

Harold Gracey: Daily Telegraph (Apr 2)

'Heartened' by support: Belfast Telegraph (Mar 31)
Ciaran O'Neill

Mixed religion education grows 10pc: Irish Independent (Apr 1)

Why it's right to back Task Force: Irish World
Tom Griffin

Net prophets: The Observer
Mick Fealty

Books launch on growing up around city peaceline: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh Wallace

Saturday, April 3

Military intelligence four agree to testify: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Cory - FRU hits back: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam and Chris Thornton

Rights groups critical of failure to launch inquiry into Finucane: (from the Irish News)
Suzanne McGonagle

'Immediate' Finucane inquiry call: BBC

US seek conclusion of Finnucane prosecutions: RTE

The Cory Report - Hamill collusion claims revealed: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Focus on victims of a 30-year dirty war: The Guardian (Apr 2)
Angelique Crisafis

The Cory Report - New dossier on Nelson breaks cover: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

The Cory Report - Probe may point finger at prison authorities: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Challenge to govt's role in NI 'truth process': UTV Internet

Orde's Cory fears: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam and Chris Thornton

Get evidence secured now says relative: (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

Trimble defiant in row over solicitors' murders: Irish Independent
Louise McCall

Who dares publicly probe dirty deeds of some pious protesters?: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Right and wrong: The Times (Apr 2)

A little nearer to the truth: (from the Irish News)

Price to be paid in search for answers: Belfast Telegraph

So long as Britain investigates, that's all right: Irish Independent

What if Thatcher had died at Brighton?: The Guardian
Simon Heffer

Dunloy Orange parade ruling is put on hold: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Lawyer says O'Cealleagh will fight deportation: Irish Echo
Joe O'Neill

Foster to contest Commons seat: BBC

Number two to Adair has fled Bolton: Belfast Telegraph
Lucy McFall

Philippines President Condemns Northern Ireland Race Attack: The Scotsman
Dan McGinn

Small steps to peace: Belfast Telegraph
Duncan Morrow

Friday, April 2

Public inquiries ordered as security forces are found to have colluded in four killings: Daily Telegraph

Judge reveals Ulster's one-sided, dirty war: The Guardian
Angelique Chrisafis and Richard Norton-Taylor

'Independent, but perhaps naive': The Times
David Lister

MI5 'knew of plot to kill Finucane': The Independent
David McKittrick

Government 'sanctioned' murder, says lawyer's son: Irish Independent
John Devine

The Cory Report - Passing of years fails to hamper family's quest: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

British delay disappoints Cowen: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn & Gary Kelly

Blair wants truth and reconciliation tribunal for North: Irish Independent
Bernard Purcell

Bloody Sunday inquiry 'is how not to do it': The Guardian
Clare Dyer

Cost to taxpayer 'could rival Bloody Sunday': The Independent
Robert Verkaik

Finucane haunts them still: The Guardian
John Ware

Victims' families need closure and the truth: Irish Independent

Unionist urges party to 'leave past behind': Belfast Telegraph (Mar 31)
Noel McAdam

'Agreement can help heal the wounds of centuries': (from the Irish News, Mar 4)
William Graham

State Dept. confirms Reiss position on Sinn Féin ad: Irish Echo
Susan Garraty

Sinn Fein defends ads in US press: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Sinn Fein And The Hate - Martin Cunningham Interviewed: The Blanket (Mar 18)
Anthony McIntyre

Kennedy to leave NI in reshuffle: BBC

Chance to reverse anti-social attitude: (from the Irish News)
Newton Emerson

Police welcome flags jail terms: Belfast Telegraph
Ben Lowry

Action on illegal flags is encouraging: (from the Irish News)

Appeal in McCabe case rejected by Supreme Court: Irish Independent

Army asked to police border roads: BBC

Omagh bomb death charge 'likely': Irish Independent
Ivan McMichael

Orangemen on charm offensive: Belfast Telegraph

Thursday, April 1

Trimble hoping to gain further ground: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

UUP on DUP 'lonely hearts': UTV Internet

Hope for the future lies in the creation of a new unionist coalition: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Ball remains in Sinn Fein's court: Belfast Telegraph

DUP split on Orde sentences comments: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Police chief has wide backing: (from the Irish News)

Public inquiries to examine Ulster killings: The Guardian
Angelique Chrisafis

Army anger as officers are linked to murders: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Separate Cory inquiries expected: BBC

Cases would not go away without investigation: Irish Independent
David McKittrick

Response awaited to inquiry call: BBC
Brian Rowan

Time for the truth about collusion: (from the News Letter)
Suzanne Breen

Costly inquiries are not the answer, whatever Cory's recommendations: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

Bomb inquiry should be held in UK: BBC

Taoiseach urged to press for 1974 bombs inquiry: The Irish Times
Arthur Beesley

Ahern must push Blair for ‘full public investigation’: Irish Examiner
John Breslin

Barron's criticisms backed: Irish Independent
Alison O'Connor

Truth forum a better option for victims: Irish Independent

Bombings report – Hope for families of victims: Irish Examiner

Docks tobacco heist - IRA fund-raising gang smoked out: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Sinn Fein & Democracy Be Damned - Martin Cunningham Interviewed: The Blanket (Mar 12)
Anthony McIntyre

Men jailed over loyalist flags: BBC

Warning over NI sectarianism: UTV Internet

Chapel attack condemned: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

Government has failed ex prisoners: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Ramsey vows that Irish will never become dead language: Belfast Telegraph


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