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Wednesday, April 15

Dissidents 'dishonour IRA dead' – Sinn Fein MP: Derry Journal

Fury over Easter stunt by Real IRA: The News Letter

Police stay clear of Real IRA's commemoration: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Republicans not deterred by 'traitor' remarks – Galvin: Derry Journal

McGartland – I should have been warned: The News Letter

'Death threats will follow me to the grave': Derry Journal

Lesson the dissidents haven't learnt: Belfast Telegraph

Disturbing insight into RIRA: The News Letter
Liam Clarke

RSF committed to 'smashing Stormont': Derry Journal

Priest and victims' campaigner to lobby US politicians: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Tory alignment could be careless not calculated: Irish News
Fionnuala O'Connor

O'Reilly criticised by McGuinness and Robinson over 'Telegraph' coverage: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Inmates to be punished over lilies: Irish News
Allison Morris

Parades season gets under way: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Drummer hit on head with brick during Apprentice Boys' parade: Irish News
Rebecca Black

Orange 'Mardi Gras'? No way: Derry Journal

Council 'goes against policy' for Ulster Scots: Ballymoney Times

Derry-Londonderry: What's in a name? – asks Anderson: Derry Journal

Recession 'hitting Ulster harder than rest of UK': The News Letter
Adrienne McGill

Irish government may be left with €15bn 'toxic debts' in loyalist areas: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Border is crippling Inishowen MacLochlainn seeks 'tax unity': Derry Journal

Tuesday, April 14

The Real IRA's Easter message of hate: Daily Mail
Daniel Bates

Real IRA warns of mainland attacks: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Real IRA demonstration passes off peacefully: RTE

Dissidents on wrong road, says Sinn Fein minister: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Dissidents threaten to shoot nationalists recruited by PSNI: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

We killed traitor Donaldson, say RIRA dissidents: Irish Independent
Michael McHugh

The spy gunned down in his Donegal hideaway: Belfast Telegraph
Matthew McCreary

Crucial words Real IRA statement missed out: Belfast Telegraph

Dissident rejects 'targeting' claims: Derry Journal

Credit crunch or civil war?: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Violence for political ends 'simply wrong': The News Letter

McCrea blasts 'decent IRA' comments: The News Letter

Northern Ireland needs new brand of unionism: Belfast Telegraph
Johnny Andrews

Loyalists near end of the long hard road to arms handover: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

A safe society needs policing: Irish News

I wouldn't qualify for PSNI – Orde: The News Letter
Aaron Tinney

'No such thing as a day off' for chief constable: Irish News

Orde waits to hear about new job: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Protestants 'under threat' as hall attacked: The News Letter
Aaron Tinney

Apprentice Boys step out for start of the marching season: Belfast Telegraph

SF want lily on a par with poppies: Irish News

New project aims to let victims tell how Troubles affected them: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

North suffers from too many snouts in trough: Irish News
Tom Kelly

Resilient Belfast shrugs off talk of hard times: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Adams prepares Middle East report for US envoy: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Monday, April 13

Exclusive – Real IRA: We will take campaign to Britain: Sunday Tribune (Apr 12)
Suzanne Breen

Real IRA's Easter message to McGuinness – 'traitors' die: The Independent
Sadie Gray

Massereene Murders Sets North Back Years: Sunday Tribune (Apr 12)
Suzanne Breen

Mum's terror over army knife pupils: Sunday Life (Apr 12)
Gail Edgar

Adams accuses dissidents of 'hijacking' republicanism: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Arson attack at Sinn Fein office: BBC

March of hate: Sunday Life (Apr 12)
Ciaran McGuigan

Northern Editor's Analysis: Sunday Tribune (Apr 12)
Suzanne Breen

Terrorism has no place in modern Ireland: Sunday Tribune (Apr 12)

Real IRA claims responsibility for 2006 murder of Denis Donaldson: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

How Real IRA Killed Denis Donaldson: Sunday Tribune (Apr 12)
Suzanne Breen

Force of argument is way forward for republicans: Irish News (Apr 9)
Jim Gibney

Patriotism alive at 1916 Rising ceremony: Irish Examiner
Caroline O'Doherty

School transfer system will favour Catholics, says report: Belfast Telegraph
Kathryn Torney

Rasharkin trouble probed by PSNI: Ballymoney Times

Southern holidaymakers flock north for Easter: Belfast Telegraph
Ciaran McCauley

Ahern to seek help from North in booze crackdown: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

The Easter innocents: Scotland on Sunday (Apr 12)
David Leask

Sunday, April 12

Continuity IRA issues warning of more attacks against police: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Dissidents 'open to dialogue': Irish News
Allison Morris

Nationalists foil PSNI attack: The News Letter

200 take part in peaceline walk: Irish News
Ashleigh McDonald

'Model estate' rises above terrorist killings: The Observer
Henry McDonald

A message to move on together: Belfast Telegraph

Why Adams sticks to his Maze myth: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

When the chaos descends: Belfast Media

Petrol bombs thrown at Orange Hall: UTV Internet

Euro candidates state their case for election: The News Letter

'Church helped reduce Troubles' retaliation': The News Letter

You are now entering 'Londonderry' (on an Irish passport form): The Irish Times
Fionola Meredith

Troubles coastal retreat 'still offering respite': Irish News
Maeve Connolly

New film 'may give IRA dissidents ammunition': The Observer
Henry McDonald and Rowan Walker

We move forwards by not stepping backward: Irish News
James Kelly

Letting go of the past: The Irish Times
Hilary Fannin

Taoiseach pays warm tribute to SDLP politician: Irish News
William Graham

Paying the price for our MLAs' economic illiteracy: Irish News (Apr 8)
Brian Feeney

We're in an enviable position: Belfast Telegraph (Apr 8)

It's a very British institution... but Post Office protection is Irish and account holders' savings may not be secure: Daily Mail (Apr 11)
Richard Dyson

Priest attacks religion satire film as bigoted: Sunday Tribune (Apr 5)
Ken Sweeney

Saturday, April 11

Assembly gets powers to set up new ministry: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Northern Ireland police 'need armoured vehicles': Daily Telegraph
Auslan Cramb

No peace without process: New Statesman
Jonathan Powell

Man stable after Belfast shooting: UTV Internet

Man shot in Belfast fourth victim of such attacks: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

West unites to slam dissidents: Belfast Media

Church dedication to priests shot dead by British soldiers: Irish News
Marie Louise McCrory

Ireland's sorrow for murdered soldiers: The Scotsman (Apr 10)

Widow's voice needs to be heard: Belfast Telegraph (Apr 9)

Fears over dissident attacks during Springfield parade: Belfast Media

2014 'could be date for Irish unification': Irish News
Claire Simpson

Ahern 'powerless' over extradition: Irish Independent

Sinn Fein reject 'trading democracy for self interest': Strabane Chronicle
Conor Sharkey

SF takes over traditional IRA message: Irish Examiner
Stephen Rogers

McDonald reads at Troubles' victims ceremony: The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Rebirth of the reel IRA: The Times
Kevin Maher

Easter 1916 and Good Friday 1998: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

MPs' expenses – claim and counter-claim: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

High taxes in Republic due to lure of our shops: Belfast Telegraph

A church with the power to divide, but also to heal: The Independent (Apr 10)

Adams to send out Middle East report: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

Friday, April 10

Size of Assembly may be slashed: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Harrison

Time for unionists to display their faith in agreements: The Irish Times
Frank Millar

SF MPs are infrequent flyers to London flats: Belfast Telegraph

Watchdog chief questions Sinn Fein's Westminster expenses: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Sinn Fein expense claims 'outrageous': The News Letter
Mark Wallace

McDonald among readers of North dead: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

All changed utterly as 'An Phoblacht' omits IRA message: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

McGuinness 'no business' at Easter parade – RSF: Impartial Reporter
Catriona Loughran

Community joins together to sign letter of protest: Irish News
Allison Morris

Primate praises united opposition to murders: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

The logic behind dissident disruption: Belfast Media (Apr 6)

Dissidents threaten city 'hoods': BBC

Man injured in Belfast shooting: RTE

'My terror after knee-capping': BBC
Linda Pressly

Loyalist threats to GAA clubs: Irish News
Connla Young

Northern Ireland attacks on Poles blamed on loyalists: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

No political excuses for shying away from prison: Irish News
Newton Emerson

Courage of murdered officer's widow inspirational – Woodward: Belfast Telegraph

Council backs homecoming parade: BBC

Orange Order holding city's traders 'to ransom' says MLA: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Enhancing an inclusive Twelfth Day: The News Letter

Shops move in right direction: Irish News

Parades Commission demands explanation for illegal Omagh march: Ulster Herald
Rosetta Donnelly

Unionists unhappy over Republican parade: Ballymoney Times

No agreement on Hume as name for new peace bridge: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Blair intervenes to get Adams into Gaza: Jerusalem Post
Herb Keinon

Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams – Gaza is an open-air prison: Haaretz
Amira Hass

Thursday, April 9

Tories did not engineer expense claims – Empey: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

UUP and Tories demand apology: The News Letter

Tories vow to end payment of allowances to Sinn Féin MPs: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

British taxpayers owe us millions, claim Sinn Fein in expenses row: The Scotsman
Ross Lydall

Government owes Sinn Fein millions – McGuinness: Belfast Telegraph

'Surge' in paramilitary shootings: BBC

No support for 'dissident propaganda': Londonderry Sentinel

Loyalists get funds to oppose the racists: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Major shops to stay open on Twelfth: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Head of parades body to step down: BBC

Maze stadium plans scrapped: UTV Internet

British ambassador sticks by Inquiries Act: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Paisley Jnr to appeal over High Court ruling: The News Letter

Devlin stabbed 'climbing fence': BBC

Protestant joy at Londonderry passport move: The Scotsman
Angus Howarth

Campbell welcomes move on Irish passports: Londonderry Sentinel
Olga Bradshaw

'Symbolic' new Peace Bridge for Derry: The Irish Times
George Jackson

Powerful, poignant, and just one of 3,780 stories worth the telling: Belfast Telegraph
Sharon Owens

Challenging self-styled conflict resolution experts: The Irish Times
David Adams

Adams calls for peace in Gaza: Irish Independent
Adam Entous and Douglas Hamilton

Celtic Tiger McIlroy poster boy for peace in Northern Ireland: Irish Voice/

Funding cuts to north are 'inevitable': Irish News

Co-op shareholders told cheap milk from the North creating difficulties: Irish Examiner
Ray Ryan

Britain gives away €750m in blunder over Irish healthcare: The Times
David Rose

Wednesday, April 8

Sinn Fein progress 'could be undone': The News Letter

Nicholson criticised over EU expenses: Belfast Telegraph

Sinn Féin MPs caught up in second home expenses row: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

UU claim DUP's 'dynasty politics' hurts reputation: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Orde's legacy of policing in Ulster: The News Letter
Liam Clarke

Dissidents accused of seeking to escalate interface tensions: Irish News
Allison Morris

Dissident rejects 'targeting' claims: Derry Journal

Cross-community work praised: The News Letter

Attacks on MLAs are unacceptable: Irish News

Ogra Sinn Féin lily campaign: Derry Journal

Paisley jnr to appeal Wright source order: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

The widow who doesn't hate, but doesn't forgive: Belfast Telegraph
Kate Carroll

Tribute to murdered soldiers: The News Letter

Did my father really have to die?: Derry Journal

Morrison rubbishes renewed claims of Hunger Strike deal: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Museum vandals 'disrespect our dead' – 'Sunday' relative: Derry Journal

SDLP calls for budget cuts to help economy: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Southern shoppers to spend £91m on Northern Ireland 'booze cruises': Belfast Telegraph
Lindsay Fergus

Economic Crisis – Save yourselves: quit the euro, says unionist media tycoon: Sunday Tribune (Mar 8)
Conor McMorrow

Why would Ireland join the Commonwealth? It would not be let: The Irish Times
Newton Emerson

IRA-PLO cooperation – A long, cozy relationship: Jerusalem Post
Sean Gannon

Tuesday, April 7

Clash over Catholics in police service: Derry Journal

Northern Ireland's deafening silence:
Mick Fealty

Hoax bombs condemned: Derry Journal

Paisley Jnr is right to protect his source: The News Letter

Timely words for Disappeared: Belfast Telegraph

Gaelic games in school row rears up again in loyalist estate: Belfast Media (Mar 11)
Alana Fearon

Coagh Anniversary – Dallas' family's quest for justice: The News Letter (Mar 7)

Paramilitary symbols at republican parade: The News Letter

McLaughlin's Bogside home attacked: Derry Journal

Northern Ireland first minister claims Tories and UUP colluding over expenses stories:

Robinson – My anger at 'sleaze' campaign: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Sinn Fein MLAs paid party £500,000 in secretarial fees: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

'Ulster-based' PMS losing out: The News Letter (Apr 5)

North's economic problems require cross-community effort: The Irish Times
Francess McDonnell

Dublin could copy Stormont: Irish News

Sammy Wilson urges rethink over Ted Kennedy knighthood: Belfast Telegraph

Ideas of a less corrupt religion are dangerous and very wrong: Irish News
Roy Garland

My role in Pope's plot to conquer the world: Belfast Telegraph
Pól Ó Muirí

Monday, April 6

Praise for paramilitary leaders: BBC

SF denies claims on hunger strike deaths: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Soldier Mark Quinsey murder – Real IRA threaten more killings: Birmingham Mail

Security alert disrupts NI train services: RTE

Son turns killer just like father: Sunday Life
Ciaran McGuigan

Brown should never be freed from jail say victims' parents: Irish News (Apr 4)

Primate appeals over North's missing: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Swapping shifts with a colleague led to tragic outcome for UDR man: Irish News (Apr 4)
Barry McCaffrey

MP couple taking more than £570,000 from taxpayer in salaries and expenses: Daily Mail
Lucy Ballinger

Protests held at 'informer' film premiere: Belfast Telegraph

Website collects views on the conflict from across the divide: Irish News (Apr 4)
Barry McCaffrey

Murals become a gateway to West Belfast for tourists: Belfast Media (Mar 20)

O'Keeffe discusses Protestant schools' grant cut with Orange Order leaders: The Irish Times (Mar 11)
Mary Minihan

Republican tunes to set your toes tapping... from the BNP: Sunday Tribune (Mar 8)
Suzanne Breen

Ireland today must have St Patrick turning in his grave: Belfast Telegraph (Mar 24)
Eric Waugh

The bell tolls, too, for our friends in the North: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

Equality for the non-religious is long overdue: The Irish Times (Mar 31)
Brian Whiteside

Sunday, April 5

We've lost control of Ardoyne, IRA warns: The Observer
Henry McDonald

ONH takes on criminal mantle: Belfast Media (Apr 3)

Republicans to hear a hardline Easter message from dissidents: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

The true face of dissidents: Belfast Media (Apr 3)

Sectarian Tension Returns to Northern Ireland: Time
Bryan Coll

If we're really on our way back to the future, then God help us all: Belfast Telegraph (Mar 11)
Sharon Owens

Robinson hoping for loyalist arms move: The News Letter

Adams' key role from the Troubles to the peace process: Western Mail
Sarah Miloudi

Was Gerry Adams complicit over hunger strikers?: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Nicholson slated for 'globe-hopping' trips: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

UUP in parlous state: Irish News
Newton Emerson

Jungle justice must end: Derry Journal

'Put end to division and save millions': The News Letter

Full story of brutal killings may never be known: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

I want to meet David's killer, says grieving dad: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne Henry

Appropriate jail term for killer: Irish News

RUC did not keep CCTV footage of Hamill attack: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Mass to mark 10th anniversary of commission for 'Disappeared': Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

IRA infiltrator forced to give his film a miss: The Observer
Henry McDonald

The trouble with the Troubles: The Irish Times
Michael Dwyer

Saturday, April 4

Confidence in justice post rising – Robinson: The News Letter

Criminals behind chaos on streets: Belfast Media

Real IRA may be Googling its targets, Irish cops warn: Irish Voice/

Dissidents claim responsibility for shooting: Irish News
Marie Louise McCrory and Seamus McKinney

RIRA admit shooting rapist: Derry Journal

Micro groups bereft of strategy and have nothing to offer: Belfast Media
Carál Ní Chuilín

Paisley Jr ordered to reveal source or face jail in Maze prison murder inquiry:
Henry McDonald

Paisley jnr says he will protect his source: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Loyalist gets 30 years for murders: The Independent
Lesley-Anne Henry

Stone to appeal murder conviction: UTV Internet

'Hamill Land Rover CCTV not kept': BBC

McIlveen killers say 'sorry': The News Letter

Mother's grief over son's murder: BBC

Sectarian thugs make school 'more like prison': Belfast Media

Government backs plans for new Troubles cold case unit: Belfast Telegraph
Sam Lister

Sinn Fein owes debt of gratitude to Marie Moore: Irish News (Apr 2)
Jim Gibney

Claim and counter-claim ahead of commemoration: Belfast Media
Aisling Ní Chorra

I didn't snub British anthem – Ruane: Derry Journal

Oath-bound constitution: The News Letter
Ian Paisley

Most Rev Vincent Nichols – new Catholic leader: The Times
Ruth Gledhill

Friday, April 3

Robinson in talks with loyalists: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

PSNI hopefuls 'unbowed by murder': BBC

Second man arrested over murder of two soldiers in Northern Ireland: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

I fought the war but the war is over says Lynch: Impartial Reporter
Chris Donegan

Why do killers always end up on easy street?: Belfast Telegraph (Mar 11)
Lindy McDowell

Strategy for unity barely visible under wreckage: Irish News
Newton Emerson

Backing away from the precipice: Haaretz
Dimi Reider

Two men shot in separate paramilitary style attacks: UTV Internet

Dissidents 'behind city shooting': BBC

Attack on Orange hall 'unprovoked': The News Letter

Loyalist to appeal conviction: The News Letter

Unionists favour reactionary line on any issue: Irish News (Apr 1)
Brian Feeney

Unionists in new Maze row: The News Letter

Obama flunks Irish History: American Thinker (Mar 26)
Leo Rennert

Obama goes ga-ga over Queen: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Final Word – Who's queen?: Ulster Herald

Reform the monarchy? Let's wait for a century: The Times
William Rees-Mogg

We're in this together, Donaldson says of recession: The Irish Times
Mary Minihan

The trouble with the Troubles: The Guardian
Ronan Bennett

Scottish bands inspire Troubles art: BBC (Mar 30)

Five Minutes of Heaven – A fair share of troubles: The Independent
Gerard Gilbert

Liam Neeson and me, by a former UVF man: Belfast Telegraph
Alastair Little

'Hamas must stop violence' – Donaldson: The News Letter

Thursday, April 2

PSNI says dissidents hoping to provoke loyalist response: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Parties must co-operate to withstand violence: The Irish Times
Fionnuala O'Connor

Dissidents prey on the misguided: Belfast Telegraph

'Scrap PSNI 50/50 policy': The News Letter

Courage required on North policing: The Irish Times

Loyalists 'moving towards decommissioning': UTV Internet

DUP in media statement apology: BBC
Martina Purdy

Eames pays tribute to work of security forces: The News Letter

Judge rejects bid to exclude himself from challenge: Irish News

Man, 26, injured in city shooting: BBC

Police urged to investigate fascist group calls for 'shoot to kill' policy: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Man released in UDA murder case: BBC

Murderer fails in bid to have victim statement edited: Belfast Telegraph

Experts search in Meath for IRA victims' remains: The Irish Times
Elaine Keogh

Hillary could create two envoys to Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph

Hibernians honor Menendez for McAllister effort: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Street signs bust-up: Newry Democrat

€231k grant for tiny Irish language magazine: Sunday Tribune (Mar 8)
Ken Foxe

Passport checks clause defeated: BBC

Colin Parry's message of peace: Liverpool Echo (Mar 31)
Paddy Shennan

Priest 'wanted to punch US Major for defending IRA': The News Letter

Liam Neeson – Bloody Sunday made me learn my history: Belfast Telegraph

Bishops need a lesson on benefits of integrated education: Belfast Telegraph
Eamonn McCann

Poland's hooligans export violence:
Aleksandra Lojek-Magdziarz

Gerry Adams to meet Hamas: Irish Voice/
Conn Corrigan

Wednesday, April 1

Catholics still joining Northern Ireland police force despite attacks, says minister:
Henry McDonald

Catholic PSNI recruits hit all-time high: The News Letter

Republicans helped in murder arrests – Robinson: The News Letter

Masked gang go on hijacking spree: BBC

Dissidents using hoaxes as training for recruits: Belfast Media
Ciarán Barnes

Freed suspects may take case to European court: Irish News

Devolution of justice best way to react, says Northern Secretary: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty & Jamie Smyth

Hall petrol bombing 'murder bid': BBC

Anderson challenges Campbell: Derry Journal

Dad of Tim Parry killed in the Warrington bomb says he can forgive but not forget: Liverpool Echo
Aaron Edwards

Three still questioned by gardai: Irish News

RIRA suspect in court on explosive charges: UTV Internet

Tories wanted to merge with UUP: BBC
Stephen Walker

UUP-Tories dismiss merger move: The News Letter

Sinn Fein MPs claiming almost £1 million a year from British taxpayers: Daily Telegraph
Alex Ralph

Loyalist's curfew extended for church: Irish News
Allison Morris

One click from sectarianism: BBC
Tom Marchbanks

DUP denies seeking EU cash for conflict centre: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

All communities hit equally by recession: The Irish Times (Mar 31)
Francess McDonnell

Catholics still face inequality – Anderson: Derry Journal

Chamber breathes regeneration into former 'bandit country': Irish News
Gary McDonald

Why the Grand Slam was so grand: Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

Could Gordon's plans for royals lead to a dis-United Kingdom?: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Stop splitting heirs: The Observer (Mar 29)

Rockall claim puts Britain on collision course with Iceland: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

Ireland to bring Rockall oil and gas claim to UN: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy


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