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Tuesday, April 30

Trimble urges Reid to rule on ceasefire 'bad faith' by Provisionals: Electronic Telegraph
David Sharrock

Trimble motion on IRA fails in assembly: BBC

Why is Adams so reluctant to stand before US inquiry: (from the News Letter)
Robert McCartney

Terrorism in the Americas: National Post (Apr 29)

Irish eyes: The Times

Yesterday's men: (from

No excuse for ruining North’s peace process: Irish Examiner

RIRA boycott ‘POW’ meeting: (from
Allison Morris

PM backed fundraiser for Ulster parties: The Independent
David McKittrick

Security forces put on alert after attack: UTV Internet

Taoiseach curtails his campaigning for meeting with Trimble: The Irish Times
Tim O'Brien

Storm brewing as police link-up is signed: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Gardai are not obliged to take oath of loyalty: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Fighting crime across borders: Belfast Telegraph

Adams and Durkan to discuss policing differences: RTE

No backroom talks over SF says Cowen: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Peer rebuked for calling Adams 'an associate of murderers': Electronic Telegraph
Andy McSmith

Rebel unionist joins DUP: BBC

Basques bearing gifts: (from

SF seek a significant breakthrough: Irish Examiner
Chris Parkin

Between the lines: The Guardian
Catherine Morrison

Journalist told she may be ordered to name source: The Irish Times
Dick Grogan

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

Shoot on sight claim denied: BBC

Monday, April 29

New IRA link to Colombia: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

IRA fuels carnage of Colombia terrorists : Washington Times
Jerry Seper

Cowen takes SF to task over US Congress snub: Irish Independent
Chris Glennon

Burnside makes sanctions call: UTV Internet

Jenin bombs resemble IRA devices: The Irish Times
Jim Cusack

Don't blame 200 misfits for all the troubles of the world: Ireland on Sunday (Apr 28)
Anne Cadwallader

Defiant Channel 4 journalists risk jail: The Guardian
Matt Wells

Labour courts tycoons to fund anti-IRA parties: The Scotsman
Jill Stevenson

Betrayed lover? IRA Mata Hari?: Miami Herald (Apr 27)
Daniel de Vise

Ex-prosecutor — IRA brass called shots: Miami Herald (Apr 28)
Daniel de Vise

Ahern rules out coalition with Sinn Fein: UTV Internet

Living dangerously in Court of King Tony: The Irish Times
Frank Millar

Holy Cross priest calls for end to school segregation row: Irish Independent
Nicola Tallant

Jeep explodes outside prison: BBC

Compo deal for terrorism relatives: Ireland on Sunday (Apr 28)

Lighting fires in the belly: The Irish Times
Róisín Ingle

Sunday, April 28

Police in N Ireland 'sabotage' peace deal: Independent on Sunday
David McKittrick

IRA 'is teaching Palestinians how to blow up Israeli soldiers' in West Bank: Electronic Telegraph
David Bamber

Terror International: Electronic Telegraph
Andrew Alderson, David Bamber and Francis Elliott

House hearing sheds little light on murky matters: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

Sinn Fein's big blunder: The Observer
Sandra Jordan, Henry McDonald and Ed Vulliamy

Adams on defensive: Sunday Independent
Alan Ruddock

A week in politics: BBC
Mark Devenport

Let Bush answer his Irish question: Edinburgh Evening News (Apr 26)
Brian Monteith

Rebuilding trust in peace process: Belfast Telegraph

SDLP will not back ceasefire motion: BBC

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

Adams to play down SF's chances: Sunday Business Post
Seán Mac Cárthaigh

Former gunrunner calls the shots for Sinn Fein: The Sunday Times
Maeve Sheehan

No prizes for guessing the cutest hoors in Irish politics: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Bertie Talking Bollix: The Blanket (Apr 25)
Anthony McIntyre

Sinn Fein focuses on Sellafield: UTV Internet

Adair is top of loyalist hit list: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Hope for the future: Ulster Herald
Rosetta Donnelly

Saturday, April 27

Trimble says IRA strains credibility: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Unionists ready to walk out on peace process: The News Letter (Apr 26)

Gardai examine passports issue: Belfast Telegraph

Gerry's Columbia dilemma hasn't gone away, you know: Irish Independent
Willie Dillon

US attention makes life uncomfortable for Adams: Irish Independent
Conor Cruise O'Brien

These Colombian terrorists are even more frightening than the IRA: The Independent
Fergal Keane

Let's talk, Mr. Adams: Philadelphia Inquirer

Irish poll is acid test for Sinn Fein: Belfast Telegraph

Peace process - Sinn Fein must reconsider stance: Irish Examiner

Sinn Fein's bad week: Irish Independent

An Irishman's Diary: The Irish Times
Tom Quinn

Ice-cool Sven could coach Gerry on 'away matches': Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Sick division blights us all: (from
David Ervine

Are we taking human rights too far?: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

City centre bomb raiders foiled: Electronic Telegraph
David Sharrock

Republicans 'not behind murder': BBC

NI court to investigate claim of police failure: The Irish Times

Omagh bomber in bid to sue BBC: Irish Independent

Belfast banks on image makeover: Chicago Tribune
Tom Mudd

BNP to fight for South Belfast seat: (from

Mo called Martin ‘babe’: Derry Journal(Apr 23)

Macy in talks on new IRA musical: The News Letter (Apr 23)
Ian Starrett

Friday, April 26

US 'could put ban on IRA' over Colombia: Electronic Telegraph
Toby Harnden

Group wants Colombia trio brought home: Irish Independent

IRA 'is giving orders to Adams': The Times
David Lister

Adams to hear of unionist concerns: BBC

US hearings damage justice claim: UTV Internet

Local Irish skeptical of hearings: Irish Voice/
Tom Deignan

Adams 'love-in' hits Capitol Hill: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Sinn Fein's embarrassment is a great step forward for peace: The Independent

Watershed days for peace process: Belfast Telegraph

There's plenty of evidence that the IRA is still there: The Independent
David McKittrick

The hit list and the questions: Belfast Telegraph (Apr 24)
Eric Waugh

Round up the usual suspects: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Intrigue as thick as the jungle: (from

Chalk and cheese: The Blanket (Apr 21)
David Rose

Loyalist flags to come down: The News Letter (Apr 25)

Republican enemies set to meet: (from

Sectarianism affects health and leisure: UTV Internet

Bush backs Omagh families' fund: Ulster Herald
John McCusker

Geldof's dinner date is boost for Omagh : Belfast Telegraph (Apr 23)
Marie Foy

Sinn Féin poses fierce challenge to Fianna Fáil: Irish Examiner

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Saville witness waives right to anonymity: RTE

Retired forensic scientist says he is afraid to give evidence unscreened: The Irish Times
Dick Grogan

Thursday, April 25

Lawmakers Dispute Report Linking IRA, Colombia Guerrillas: Washington Post
Karen DeYoung

Colombian general says IRA training guerrillas: Washington Times
Jerry Seper

Top IRA 'taught terror tactics' to rebels: Electronic Telegraph
Toby Harnden

Republicans relieved as Washington hearing fails to produce new accusations: The Independent
David McKittrick

SF right not to attend - Adams: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Tri-state congressmen in spotlight: Irish Echo

Americans will hit Sinn Fein where it hurts: The Times
David Lister

Mixed reaction to Adams's decision to skip hearing: Irish Echo
Stephen McKinley

Trimble tells Blair he doubts denial of FARC link: The Irish Times
Rachel Donnelly

US dilemma over IRA's Colombian 'links': BBC
Mark Devenport

The 'Adams family' values: Belfast Telegraph
Stephen King

Irish America Divided: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Refusal by Adams could jeopardise SF in Republic: The Irish Times
Mary Holland

Adams fails the test: The Guardian

Colombia probe - Scant regard for the right to a fair trial: Irish Examiner

IRA links: Financial Times

Sinn Fein and a question of trust: Belfast Telegraph

Parades Commission attack: UTV Internet

Judges deny IRA gunmen legal team at inquiry: Irish Independent
George Jackson

Bloody Sunday QC is paid £2m: Electronic Telegraph
Benedict Brogan

Ahern complains about lack of British co-operation: UTV Internet
Louis Schmittroth

Irish example: Edmonton Journal (Apr 19)
Louis Schmittroth

Rebel UUP woman 'may sign' motion: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Parties urged to end policing fued: The News Letter (Apr 24)
Ian Starrett

Wednesday, April 24

Adams Delays Testifying in U.S. About I.R.A. Action in Colombia: New York Times
Warren Hoge

Sinn Fein's Leader to Skip U.S. Hearing On Terrorism: Washington Post
T.R. Reid

Adams says no to Colombia hearing: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Adams rebuked after refusal to testify in US: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

UUP calls for IRA ceasefire assessment: UTV Internet

IRA is linked to 'axis of evil': Electronic Telegraph
Toby Harnden

A muted response from members of US committee: The Irish Times
Patrick Smyth

SF decision to snub hearings may jeopardise US fundraising: Irish Independent
Senan Molony

Confusion of allegations creating a crisis: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Why Adams didn't go to Washington: BBC
Mark Simpson

Why Gerry Adams has to remain coy about Colombia: Irish Independent
Sam Smyth

Helping Gerry Adams: Electronic Telegaph

Sinn Fein's Dilemma: The Irish Times

Adams’ absence from hearing ill-advised: Irish Examiner

Saga of kite-flying spinning out of control: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

Castlereagh, the Movie: (from, Apr 22)
Danny Morrison

Fury over Sinn Fein access plan: BBC

Sinn Fein outrage over SDLP Le Pen warning for Ulster: The News Letter (Apr 23)
Dan McGinn

Call made over bombings: UTV Internet

IRA men 'may admit' firing shots: BBC

Fury at EU cash to ex-prisoners: Belfast Telegraph
Ben Lowry

4m Euro house of hope moves a step closer for Omagh: Irish Independent
Dominick Cunningham

Tuesday, April 23

Adams in bid to clear republicans of link with break-in: The Herald
Catherine MacLeod

Trimble demands answer from IRA on arms claim: The Scotsman
Fraser Nelson

Blair reassures Duncan Smith over IRA 'hit list': The Times
Philip Webster

IRA ceasefire motion: UTV Internet

Tory leader urges Blair to consider SF sanctions: The Irish Times
Frank Millar

Special branch blamed for leaks that damage Sinn Fein: The Guardian
Nicholas Watt and Rosie Cowan

IRA files 'were of low grade': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam and Chris Thornton

Potential crisis over ceasefire status: BBC
Martina Purdy

Last days of peace?: The News Letter (Apr 22)

IRA's activities cannot be ignored: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Committee discussing international terrorism: The Irish Times
Patrick Smyth

Sinn Féin leader set to attend Colombia inquiry: Financial Times
John Murray Brown and Cathy Newman

Adams to turn down US invite: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

SF to decide if Adams should go to US: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Backing the new Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph

The Last Supper: The Blanket (Apr 21)
Anthony McIntyre

Trimble no to Ormeau move: (from, Apr 19)
Tony Bailie

SDLP concern over plastic bullets: BBC

Ex-agent Fulton goes into hiding: Belfast Telegraph

INLA swoop on drugs: (from, Apr 19)
Andrea McKernon

Still no peace for those in mixed marriages: The News Letter (Apr 22)

Inside and outside the Irish tribe: Sunday Independent (Apr 21)
Emer O'Kelly

Monday, April 22

Adams denounces 'British smear campaign': The Scotsman
Fraser Nelson

Trimble ready to demand answers to IRA 'activity': The Times
David Lister

IRA says ceasefire intact: BBC

Disband army, Ahern warns SF: Irish Independent
Senan Molony

Martin Mcguinness: 'There's nothing I would like more than to go up the Shankill Road and talk to Unionists': The Independent
David McKittrick

Twenty arrested in North sweep for Castlereagh clues: Sunday Business Post (Apr 21)
Frank Connolly

Blair to meet Tory leader over state of IRA ceasefire: The Irish Times
Frank Millar

Show of good faith needed: Sunday Life

Two-tier defence planned against Dublin/Monaghan law suits: (from Sunday Tribune, Apr 21)
Ed Moloney

"Sovereign immunity" defence planned if British government sued: (from Sunday Tribune, Apr 21)
Ed Moloney

Britain 'has nothing to hide' over bombings: UTV Internet

Spies to tell of republic forays: The Sunday Times (Apr 21, sign-in reqd.)
Liam Clarke

US document says FARC strengthened by training from IRA: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Fight against US FARC hearings: UTV Internet

Sinn Fein meets over Colombia hearing: BBC

Is murder a lesser crime for British soldiers?: Ireland on Sunday (Apr 21)
Anne Cadwallader

Loyalists want me dead - Adair: Sunday Life (Apr 21)

Omagh mole beds down in police station: Sunday Life (Apr 21)
Chris Anderson

Sectarian clashes in north Belfast: BBC

Taoiseach says Middle East could learn from Irish peace proces: The Irish Times
Eithne Donnellan

Republican released over taxi murder: BBC

Sunday, April 21

Super-rifle threat to Good Friday agreement: Scotland on Sunday
Brian Brady

Trimble to meet police over IRA activity: UTV Internet

Major’s biography gave IRA hit list: The Sunday Times (sign-in reqd)
Liam Clarke

Allegations stir up republican anger: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

Adams refutes allegations: UTV Internet

Unionists threaten to topple executive: The Observer
Henry McDonald

'IRA files' find raises political temperature: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

While it lives, the IRA will be prepared to kill: Electronic Telegraph
Kevin Myers

Bertie, we have a problem IRA untouchables: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Peace process is rocked by files find: Belfast Telegraph

'It's the price the IRA makes us pay for democracy': Electronic Telegraph
Andrew Alderson

Alphabet soup for Sinn Fein: BBC
Mark Devenport

Questions for Gerry Adams: Sunday Independent
Des O'Malley

We taught IRA how to ambush: Scotland on Sunday
Jeremy McDermott

Hearing 'won't bias Colombian case': BBC

Man held after taxi murder: Independent on Sunday
David McKittrick

'Peace priest' says IRA ready for deal in 1981: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

A dinner for the dead: The Observer
Henry McDonald

We should not let Sinn Fein distort patriotism: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Practising what they preach: Sunday Business Post
Tom McGurk

Poll blow to Sinn Fein's hopes: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Police may use ray guns to quell riots: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Alarm at 'get out of jail free card': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Mowlam cast aside as ‘too close to IRA’: The Sunday Times
Nicholas Rufford

Saturday, April 20

IRA terror 'library' leaves public figures at risk: The Times
David Lister

Reid moves to allay fears over IRA: RTE

Tories question status of ceasefire: The Irish Times
Frank Millar

Unionist warning over IRA files: BBC

SF links IRA papers to police 'cover-up': The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Documents that prove the IRA is still active dissolved: The Independent
David McKittrick

The real questions raised by IRA’s hit list of Tories: The Scotsman
Fraser Nelson

IRA has maintained low military readiness despite its ceasefire: The Irish Times
Jim Cusack

Castlereagh — Round up the usual suspects: (from, Apr 18)

Story behind the break-in: BBC
Brian Rowan

FBI stance threatens trial of alleged Real IRA boss: Ulster Herald (Apr 18)
Adrian Mullan

Continuity IRA admit bomb attack: UTV Internet

Dissident Republicans — Rebels Without A Plan: The Blanket
Paul A. Fitzsimmons

Republican amnesty dispute set to deepen: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

'I am British' - Gregory Campbell: Derry Journal (Apr 19)

Patsy Kelly was murdered because UDR man was murdered - Cllr Wilson: Ulster Herald (Apr 18)
Adrian Mullan

Derry exile 'free to return': Derry Journal (Apr 19)

Sinn Fein insists it will hold balance of power: Irish Independent
Ralph Riegel

Measures to block voter personation by Sinn Fein: Irish Independent
Karl Brophy

Disenchanted Catholics will form new wave of Protestants: Irish Independent
Conor Cruise O'Brien

Friday, April 19

Adamsin 'sidestep' of Dublin assertion on arms: Belfast Telegraph

New fury over Colombia hearings: Irish Voice/
Kelly Fincham

Irish lessons in peace: The Guardian
Niall O'Dowd

UDA say no to move on arms: (from

Getting real on guns: (from

U.S. Must Maintain Its Neutral Stance: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Shooting of taxi driver 'sectarian': The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

Family of Co Tyrone taxi-driver blame IRA for his killing: The Irish Times
Suzanne Breen

Shots fired as factions clash in Belfast riots: The Times

Major clashes in north Belfast: BBC

Sinn Fein must share blame for bomb — DUP: The News Letter (Apr 18)
Stephen Dempster

Exile's mum takes fight to commons: Belfast Telegraph
Sarah Brett

Draconian Omagh laws to remain in place for another year: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Army hinders Mallon inquest:Ulster Herald

The corncrake and Alliance: (from
Robin Livingstone

O Caolain denies Sinn Fein is involved in vigilantism: The Irish Times
Michael O'Regan

Sinn Fein fury over arrest: UTV Internet

The Lessons of Dunboyne: The Irish Times

Council cash for Orange lodge trip: The Herald
Valerie Hannah

Thursday, April 18

'Pressure on' for IRA disarmament: BBC

Dissidents blamed for police college bomb: The Independent
Dan McGinn

Bomb outrage at police centre: Belfast Telegraph

Give thanks for how far we have travelled: The Irish Times
Mary Holland

The Castlereagh cocktail of conspiracies stirring: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Woman loses case against soldiers who shot her son: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

International judge chosen to review Finucane, other cases: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Soldiers were told 'not to react': Belfast Telegraph

SF took in twice as much as FF in party donations: The Irish Times

Irish bombing probe: UTV Internet

Wednesday, April 17

Trimble urges loyalist paramilitaries to start decommissioning arms: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

Border Army bases 'to go': The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Trimble renews notion of Border poll: The Irish Times
Rachel Donnelly

Trimble calls on SF leader to testify: BBC

Colombian president claims Irish men in IRA: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

No Catholics refused for police posts: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

IRA not responsible for Castlereagh raid - Kelly: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Bomb at Belfast police college: The Times
David Lister

Loyalists 'unlikely to hand in arms soon': The Irish Times
Suzanne Breen

Trust Your Leaders?: The Blanket (Apr 11)
Brendan Hughes

'Is Adams tribute Farewell to arms?': Belfast Telegraph

Shankill widower slams IRA tribute: The News Letter (Apr 16)

No place for IRA in ranks of the valiant: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

Tory visitor falls out with his SDLP hosts: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Sinn Féin’s Crowe to miss out, says poll: Irish Examiner
Fionnán Sheahan

Why SF has little to cheer about from this: Irish Independent
Michael Marsh

Tough going for Sinn Fein: Irish Independent

O'Donoghueslammed over arms evidence: UTV Internet

1971 State papers released

Army urged to halt border security campaign: The Guardian (Apr 13)
Owen Bowcott

PM vetoed unionist plan to use 'vigilantes': The Guardian (Apr 13)
Owen Bowcott

Red Cross ploy in internment row: The Guardian (Apr 13)
Owen Bowcott

Tuesday, April 16

Trimble in talks with loyalist commission: BBC

Paisley condemns IRA salute: UTV Internet

Emotion and pride mingle as families remember dead of the 25-year-war: (from
Fiona Brady

Triumphalist talk as Adams lets mask slip: The Scotsman
Allan Massie

An Irishman's Diary: The Irish Times
Kevin Myers

Families' grief: (from

Watson makes Drumcree call: UTV Internet

On politics: The News Letter (Apr 15)
Mervyn Pauley

Bloody Sunday troops named: The Scotsman
David Lee

Named Bloody Sunday troops to be offered extra security: The Irish Times
Rachel Donnelly

Bloody Sunday legal challenge: UTV Internet

Bloody Sunday films cleared of bias: The News Letter (Apr 15)

Protestant who organised President's Derry visit tells of community support: The Irish Times
George Jackson

Who Guards The Guards?: The Blanket
Brendan Hughes

Omagh dad runs London marathon for court case cash: The News Letter (Apr 15)
Ross McKee

Families must pay for Ulster memorials: Electronic Telegraph
Michael Smith

The rub of the green: The Guardian


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