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Wednesday, April 30

IMC to issue report on Quinn death:

IMC – IRA leadership not involved in Quinn killing:

Victims dispute 'near resolution': BBC

Taoiseach to thank US for NI peace role in address to Congress: The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

Taoiseach makes history with Congress speech: Irish Examiner
Paul O'Brien

Ahern to meet Bush after US speech: RTE

Parades plan gets the go-ahead: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Residents reject parades review: UTV Internet

Parades – how new system will work: BBC

Unionist fury over 'illegal march': The News Letter

FBI 'blocked' Omagh trial testament: UTV Internet

More gardaí to testify at Omagh trial:

IRA man's licence revoked: UTV Internet

UUP plan to strip Ruane of power: The News Letter

Gormley – Irish place names in Gaeltacht still favoured: Irish Examiner
Dan Collins

In the shadow of Dev and JFK – Major and Reynolds to get freedom of Cork: Irish Examiner
Eoin English

Celtic may carry can for Boruc behaviour: Daily Telegraph
Ewing Grahame

Martin McGuinness will lead Iraq peace mission: Daily Telegraph
Damien McElroy

Tuesday, April 29

Gun attack linked to loyalist rivals: The News Letter

UDA facing a 'real problem' on winding up: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

SF graceless in speaking ill of the dead: Sunday Tribune (Apr 27)
Shane Coleman

Stones hurled in interface clash: The News Letter

Rival groups clash in Belfast: RTE

Start talking before the walking: Belfast Telegraph

Parades report must be studied: Irish News

War of words between councillors over Stoneyford: Lisburn Star
Mary Magee

Relatives form new victims' group: BBC

Stormont to debate collusion: UTV Internet

Civil rights to Bill of Rights, a 40 year struggle: South Belfast News (Apr 3)
Alex Maskey

Our cracking goal: Belfast Telegraph
Laurence White

Gregory slams 'Holy Goalie': Derry Journal

Celtic's keeper opens up 'holy' row: Irish News
Margaret Canning

Robinson did a good job, admit business chiefs: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Kennedy pushes Ahern for role of world peace envoy: Irish Independent
Senan Molony

Ministers give peace lessons: The News Letter
Colin O'Carroll

Monday, April 28

Robinson hails DUP role in devolution:

Peace was my proudest moment – Taoiseach: Irish Independent
Fionnán Sheahan

A stable Ulster will be my legacy – Dr Paisley: Ballymena Times (Apr 22)
Michael McGlade

Positive proposal must be acted on: North Belfast News (Apr

Details of informers handed to murderer: Irish News (Apr 23)
Allison Morris

NI Assembly to debate McCord killing:

In this second article looking back at the Civil Rights era for the Journal, historian Fionnbarra O'Dochartaigh, a co-founder of NICRA in 1967, looks at the transformation of the original civil rights lobby group into a mass movement.: Derry Journal (Apr 25)
Fionnbarra O'Dochartaigh

Several family members employed by DUP Robinsons: Belfast Telegraph (Apr 25)

A nation for the building: The Guardian (Apr 23)
Mark Perryman

Sunday, April 27

Robinson – put McGuinness evidence before court: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

What 'shock claim' about McGuinness?: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Mystery shrouds Paisley's visit to Titanic port of call: Irish News
James Kelly

Nationalists and unionists divided over parades plan: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Parades review claims already causing concern: The News Letter

Parade plans will create tensions: BBC

Cash for loyalists if they don't burn Irish tricolour: Irish News
Allison Morris

Ahern bows out on US's biggest stage: Sunday Business Post
Niall O'Dowd

Newspaper pays Scappaticci £30k: Belfast Telegraph

Paisley welcomes future of 'mutually beneficial' interaction with the south: Irish News
William Graham

Why Churches like to spread their message around Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Questions over economic view: Irish News

Iraqis will learn from Belfast: The Observer
Heather Stewart

Saturday, April 26

Finucanes not told of probe delay due 'admin issue': Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Finucane family slammed by MP: The News Letter

Sort out the problems for victims and survivors: South Belfast News
Anna Lo

Martin McGuinness – what did you do?: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Parades deal hangs on transfer of policing: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Loyalists descend on Dunmurry for huge band parade: Andersonstown News
Ciarán Barnes

Plan for parades panel 'madness': BBC

Issue has topped political agenda: Irish News
Suzanne McGonagle

Stoneyford – PSNI must take control: Andersonstown News (Apr 21)

Republican and loyalist community leaders discuss closer co-operation: Andersonstown News

Sectarian Charge Against Woodward: Irish Voice/
Barry McCaffrey

Province more secure, First Minister tells CBI: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Scappaticci wins newspaper case: BBC

Ulster-Scots gets BBC boost: The News Letter

RTE stands by move to end MW radio service: Irish News (Apr 24)
Claire Simpson

The reason we'll soon pay for England's vision of us: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

The people's priest: The Independent (Apr 23)

McCartney in Iraq: Derry Journal (Apr 18)

Bringing Iraqis to the table: Boston Globe (Apr 25)
Charles M. Sennott

Friday, April 25

End of the road for Parades Commission?: UTV Internet

O'Doherty's parades group to present report: Derry Journal

A New Dawn for Loyalism: Irish Voice/
Conn Corrigan

Robinson era could be fraught with difficulties: Irish News
Jim Gibney

Finucane inquiry secretly blocked: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Ahern backs call for Finucane inquiry:

Bombers of Omagh funded by smuggling: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne Henry

Adams and McGuinness fell out over Poppy bomb: Impartial Reporter

McGuinness' lies corrupt politics: (from the News Letter, Apr 24)
Liam Clarke

Will Enniskillen's dark truth ever be revealed?: Impartial Reporter

Republican graffiti a form of intimidation: Londonderry Sentinel (Apr 16)
Eamon Sweeney

Mitchell Gets Personal: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

George Mitchell's return to Liverpool marks peace pact's anniversary: Liverpool Daily Post
Andy Kelly

Paisley praises NI economic success:

Ahern to sign off – with Big Ian at the Boyne: Irish Independent

Mixture of unitary and federal state: Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka)
Sandun A Jayasekera

Thursday, April 24

De Chastelain speaks on Belfast pact: Ottawa Citizen
Jennifer Campbell

Orde honoured by US police chiefs: UTV Internet

Peter's 'interesting' efforts are doomed to fail: Irish News
Brian Feeney

Former enemies working to develop a common strategy: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey and Simon Doyle

Brennan learns fate this week: Irish Echo
Jim Dee

Time and again this State let the Provos away with murder: Irish Independent
Kevin Myers

Rector puts question of reconciliation to Sinn Fein leadership: Londonderry Sentinel

Anderson welcomes MacBride pledge: Sunday Journal

Our soldiers should not be forgotten: The News Letter (Apr 22)

RIRA intelligence dossier revealed in Omagh case: Irish News

32 CSM to open office in Derry: Derry Journal

Unionists told 'stand firm on crime': Londonderry Sentinel
Ruairi McLaren

Police chief looks to advance peace building in Ireland: Fermanagh Herald
Ray Sanderson

Orange Order names top Twelfth venues: The News Letter

Tourist board to fund Twelfth events: Irish News
Rebecca Black

Rifkind hits back at critics of grand plan to save Union: The Scotsman (Apr 23)
Ross Lydall

Wednesday, April 23

Victims Commission legislation pulled: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Victims bill changes 'are agreed': BBC

Why unionists must unite after Paisley: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

When Iris met Peter: (from the Sunday Tribune, Apr 20)
Suzanne Breen

US bottling firm's 'regret' over $3,000 gift to Sinn Fein: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Interface fears as violence returns after break of days: Irish News
Allison Morris

Why you're safer now: Belfast Telegraph
Hugh Orde

Order welcomes move on compensation law: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Comp scheme for Orange halls under attack: UTV Internet

God will judge McGuinness over Enniskillen: Belfast Telegraph

Martin McGuinness denies bomb link: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Relatives of murdered teens deserve the truth: Irish News
Susan McKay

Help for Troubles soldiers: The News Letter
Colin O'Carroll

McGlinchey son turns down Sinn Fein's invitation to meet: Irish News
Allison Morris

Row over IRA memorials: UTV Internet

Four remanded on Real IRA charges:

Publican's challenge to Irish legal ban: Irish News

Succession and marriage laws will be left unchanged by Bill: The Times
Frances Gibb

England, arise and claim self-determination!: Daily Telegraph
Simon Heffer

Home-grown holy man – Cry God for Harry, Britain and... St Aidan: The Independent
Cahal Milmo

Tuesday, April 22

Unionism 'has a positive future': The News Letter

'Chuckle Brothers make way for Brothers Grimm': The News Letter

Compensation deal for Orange Halls:

Attacks blamed on 'a different breed': Sunday Life
Ciaran McGuigan

Loyalist victim's family issue appeal:

McGuinness 'knew of IRA's plan to bomb Enniskillen': Daily Mail
Olinka Koster

Who knew about Enniskillen plans?: BBC
Peter Taylor

Victims group to challenge McEntee findings:
Charlie Taylor

New after-care centre for former soldiers to open: UTV Internet

Keep religion out of politics: The News Letter
Alex Kane

New PSNI campaign to counter racism: RTE

Racist thugs need to be rooted out: (from the Irish Daily Star, Apr 21)
John Coulter

Province has gained from immigration: The News Letter

After ten years Paisley signs deal: BBC
John Cunningham

Hunger striker was Bobby Sands' warder: Sunday Life (Apr 13)
Stephen Breen

A peaceful city: Manchester Evening News (Apr 21)
Ciara Leeming

Monday, April 21

British made up abuse stories, says Robinson's wife: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

How petty squabbles still hurt victims: Belfast Telegraph (Apr 12)
Laurence White

Time for threatening loyalist murals to go: Derry Journal (Mar 28)

Writing's on the wall for Gerry in west: Sunday Life (Apr 13)
Stephen Breen

How Fianna Fail fundraiser rewarded SDLP's hypocrites: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

The day a 13-year-old boy's world fell apart: Belfast Telegraph (Apr 17)

Total immersion is critical if Irish is to be rescued: Sunday Independent (Apr 13)
Marc Coleman

Obama ignores Irish at his peril: Irish Echo
Larry Kirwan

Eulogies hide the truth about Hillery and Lynch: Sunday Business Post (Apr 20)
Vincent Browne

Call to reinstate anti-terror laws: Sunday Life (Apr 13)
Stephen Breen

Independence – 'The US allows separate states to be different': Edinburgh Evening News (Apr 7)

Sunday, April 20

DUP 'wants unionist cooperation': BBC

Peter ascends the throne: Irish News
Newton Emerson

Paisley gets Titanic welcome at remarkable visit to Cork: Sunday Independent
Ralph Riegel

Guess who's coming to dinner: Irish Examiner (Apr 19)
Sean O'Riordan

SDLP and Fianna Fail in courtship: The News Letter

Ahern may get FF role in North: Sunday Independent
Jody Corcoran

Father attacks trial's supergrass protection: The Observer
Henry McDonald

'Grotesquely inefficient' – says Hamill: Derry Journal (Apr 15)

Crime and policing under spotlight: BBC
Jim Fitzpatrick

Action on attacks: North Belfast News

Robinson's 'messenger' tale frankly unbelievable – judge: Irish News
Allison Morris

Man on arms charges refused bail: BBC

Why probing all claims of collusion is simply right: Belfast Telegraph
Laurence White

Omagh suspect a drunk, says ex-wife: Belfast Telegraph (Apr 17)
Lesley-Anne Henry

Tetchy Brady takes on Garret in row on Adams: Sunday Independent
Liam Collins

The border – economic asset for North and South: (from the News Letter, Apr 17)
Liam Clarke

Thompson steps up: Irish Echo

Divided communities make bigger carbon footprint: Irish News (Apr 16)
Bimpe Fatogun

Hillery acted as lightning rod in storm over North: Sunday Independent
Ronan Fanning

Independence would leave Scotland stranded: The Sunday Times
Maitland Mackie

Saturday, April 19

Adams talks with Orde 'constructive':

Time not right for devolution of policing: South Belfast News
Jimmy Spratt

Ahern speaks of unionists' central role: Irish News

Ahern hails economic benefits of peace:

Ahern congratulates Robinson on DUP post: RTE

It's frightening to follow Paisley, says Robinson: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria O'Hara

Merger menu as SDLP and FF have breakfast: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Fianna Fail and SDLP share breakfast in bed: Irish Independent
Senan Molony

Limavady councillors row over policing: Derry Journal

DUP calls for victims to get cash regardless of wrangles: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

A tear as Paisley era nears end: The News Letter

Protest greets Paisley in Cobh: RTE

Great to be back, says dinner guest Paisley: Irish Independent
Olivia Kelleher

Paisley's gift of the gab might be pure Blarney: Irish Examiner
Sean O'Riordan

'March to United Ireland unstoppable' – McGuinness: Derry Journal

'Catholics are not being intimidated':
Ciarán Barnes

Families protest at 'supergrass' deal: UTV Internet

Man convicted of supporting UDA: BBC

Families deserve the truth: Belfast Telegraph (Apr 17)

1981 hunger strike – an offer, a deal or what?: Derry Journal

Irish – Ulster Bank says 'No' to teen: North Belfast News
Alana Fearon

Cromwell as 'daddy of democracy'?: BBC
Freya McClements

Airline ad offensive to unionists – claim: The News Letter

So, is it all right to be an English nationalist?: New Statesman
Paul Kingsnorth

Friday, April 18

Taoiseach welcomes 'huge change' in NI: RTE

Unionist praises Sinn Fein: The News Letter

Adams for talks with Orde on crime:

Hay – lack of faith in police: Irish News
Seamus McKinney and Allison Morris

Call for Ulster-Scots funding: The News Letter

Ahern, Durkan meeting fuels merger speculation:

Ahern, Durkan to attend joint business talks: RTE

Loyalist arms and the total hypocrisy: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Plaques made for 'show of strength' in Belfast bar: Irish News
Allison Morris

Parades decisions are not valid – Copeland: The News Letter
Colin O'Carroll

Call for greater spend on young Protestants: The News Letter

Return to attacks is unacceptable: Irish News (Apr 16)

Inquiry told of Nelson's high profile: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Unsolved IRA murder to be investigated:

Focus on how IRA bombed Enniskillen: Impartial Reporter

Omagh case told of lies about phone call: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne Henry

Conference to chart course for sustainable future: Irish Echo
Gerry Adams

NYC wants a return come hell or high-priced water: Irish News
Newton Emerson

Sorry Clinton makes promise to Enniskillen: Impartial Reporter

Hillary Makes Promises: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Thursday, April 17

Alliance warns of creating victims shambles: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Bloodless transition: The News Letter (Apr 15)

Future depends on the economy – Paisley: The News Letter

Changing of the guard: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Summer of trouble predicted after city flashpoint attack: Irish News
Allison Morris

Watchdog struggles to 'police the past': Irish News
Allison Morris

Why Sir Hugh has run out of excuses: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

PSNI's work must not be hampered: The News Letter (Apr 14)

'Troubling questions' at heart of the Nelson inquiry: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

British intelligence chief quizzed: Irish News

FBI 'bans' mole from Omagh witness box: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne Henry

Omagh case told of phone firm's aid: Irish News

I won't rest until I get the truth about my dad's murder: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Murder probe must be reopened – Paisley: The News Letter

Victims' families deserve the truth: Irish News

McGuinness welcomes US funding boost: Sunday Journal (Apr 13)

Emerald windfall: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Clinton Floats Irish Bonds Idea: Irish Voice/
April Drew

'Of course I will': Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Museum 'is best site for Troubles history: The News Letter

O'Dea – Irish and British may unite in face of disaster: Irish Examiner (Apr 15)
Shaun Connolly

'Ireland should show some initiative by helping to secure the release of Farc hostage Ingrid Betancourt': Sunday Tribune (Apr 13)
Ivana Bacik

Achieving peace on the back stage of history: The Herald
Ruth Wishart

Wednesday, April 16

Paisley to stay until June, say insiders: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

First-name terms as Peter and Brian meet: Irish News
William Graham

Cold comfort in the Biffo Bunker – DUP needs a big freeze: (from the Irish Daily Star, Apr 15)
John Coulter

Peter's ten steps to top of DUP ladder: Irish News
William Scholes

Here's to you Mr Robinson: Irish News

Ending segregation 'could lead to economic boost': The News Letter

Why we need to get down to business: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Time to get economic house in order as peace process goodwill runs out: (from the Sunday Times, Apr 13)
Liam Clarke

Springboard to a stable future: Belfast Telegraph

Where the Big Apple goes, will Invest NI follow?: Andersonstown News

Orde and Adams to meet: UTV Internet

UDA gang 'planned Blaze of Glory': BBC

Was my RUC father killed by informer?: The News Letter

Rosemary Nelson murder inquiry begins: Daily Telegraph

Inquiry into solicitor murder investigates state's role: The Guardian
Esther Addley

Nelson murder inquiry opens in Belfast:
Gerry Moriarty

Families need a system that offers closure: The News Letter

Six held in 'dissident inquiry': BBC

Omagh case lawyers fail in their bid to get PSNI evidence barred: Irish News

Police condemn petrol bombing attack as sectarian: UTV Internet

Welcome move: The News Letter (Apr 14)

Security drive as Cobh prepares for Paisley visit: Irish Examiner
Sean O'Riordan

Little reason for Republic remaining outside Commonwealth: The News Letter
Iris Robinson

Patrick J. Hillery, Who Helped Point Ireland to Peace, Dies at 84: New York Times
John F. Burns


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