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Friday, August 15

Declare membership links, Dallat tells public officials: Belfast Telegraph

'Get a grip' call to Blair on bias claims: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

How about a strategy that has a chance of succeeding?: (from
Davy Carlin

Suspected Continuity IRA man in custody: Irish Examiner
Tony Purcell

Dissident groups in new threat: UTV Internet

Bundoran Republican attacks evidence of FBI agent: Impartial Reporter

Names may be added to Omagh civil suit: Irish Examiner
John Breslin

Omagh - No big bill for McKevitt transcripts: Irish Independent

CIRA Denies Omagh Role: The News Letter

Town to remember bomb victims: BBC

Sometimes I just go to bed and cry for Oran: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O'Neill

Remembering Omagh: Irish Echo

Ferry hearing set in Denver: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Criticism of parades decision: (from the Irish News)
Suzanne McGonagle

Gina Adair faces six week wait over house court case: Belfast Telegraph
Mary Fitzgerald

A stark reminder of our dark side: (from the Irish News)

Latest plea to dismiss killers from army is rejected: The Herald
William Tinning

Sisters apart - Eilis O'Hanlon, Siobhan O'Hanlon and uncle Joe Cahill, ex-IRA chief: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 13)
Gail Walker

Body of ex-soldier ‘should be exhumed’: Irish Examiner
Deric Henderson

Was Kelly suspect killed?: Ulster Herald
Adrian Mullan

Irish teens finding common ground: New Orleans Times-Picayune (Aug 8)
Patricia Livingston

Thursday, August 14

UUP tells DUP to 'put up or shut up': Belfast Telegraph

Unionist 'showdown' delayed: BBC
Gareth Gordon

Stormont parties are still in the money: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

A Bewaring of the Green: The News Letter
Ciaran McKeown

Public has no interest in ‘circus’: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

In a Calmer Belfast, Surprising Violence Against Ambulances: New York Times (Aug 10)
Brian Lavery

Real hope of interface calm: (from the Irish News)

Sinn Fein wants IRA prisoner records erased: Sunday Independent (Aug 10)
Jim Cusack

Taxpayers may fund terrorism victims’ cases: The Times
David Lister and Richard Ford

Cash to fight Omagh civil case 'a one-off: The Scotsman
Ted Oliver

Taoiseach is accused of snubbing Omagh relatives: (from the Irish News, Aug 9)
Valerie Robinson

Minister meets Omagh relatives: BBC

Emotions over Omagh should not cloud law: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

Omagh accused face legal aid probe: UTV Internet

Human Rights body is accused over victims: Belfast Telegraph
Ben Lowry

Lives lost, destroyed: Irish Echo
Cahir O'Doherty

Michael McKevitt is not the only monster: Sunday Independent (Aug 10)
Eilis O'Hanlon

Revenge, Not Justice: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

Drumcree compensation bid failed: UTV Internet

Loyalists linked to family attack: BBC

Adair's wife in court battle for home: The Guardian
Faisal al Yafai

Flight from terror: (from the Financial Times, Jul 26)
Gary Kent

Wednesday, August 13

Unionist parties tit-for-tat row goes on: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

End 'fixation' over unionist split, say nationalists: UTV Internet

‘Dark forces‘ come to light: Irish World
Paul Donovan

Nationalist Consensus a 'Powerful Weapon': Derry Journal

Paramilitary Violence Still a Grim Reality: The News Letter

Family, friends speak out against the deportation of suspected Irish terrorist: News of Delaware County (Aug 6)
Bill Donohue

Irish America worries at extradition pact with UK: (from the Irish News)
Ray O'Hanlon

North Minister to meet Omagh relatives: RTE

How that Omagh bill might be shared out: Belfast Telegraph
Ben Lowry

Visitors Allege Assault at Maghaberry: Derry Journal

GAA is a political body insists unionist: UTV Internet

SDLP man in offer to mediate with dissidents: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Rodgers and David Gordon

Threats reek of desperation: (from the Irish News)

The bullet cowards will not succeed: Belfast Telegraph

Alleged CIRA men all English-born: (from the Irish News)
Valerie Robinson

We Need New Rights Body - Laird: The News Letter
Billy Kennedy

Commissioner comes out fighting: Irish World
Peter Kelly

Police Witness Plea Over UDR Man's Lake Murder 'Confession': The News Letter (Aug 6)

Family hit out at murder 'inquiry': (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Army Victim's Mum Walks Out of Meeting: The News Letter
Gary Kelly

2 Northern Irelands, united: Indianapolis Star (Jul 24)
Jon Murray

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Special Branch Attacked Journalists: Derry Journal

Tuesday, August 12

'End rift' with NI assembly elections says minister: UTV Internet

Terror toll soars in wake of Agreement: Belfast Telegraph
Paul Dykes

We all face dilemmas and possibilities: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Is Blair’s nightmare about to become a reality: Irish World (Aug 8)
Tom Griffin

Nothing done over collusion - Adams: Belfast Telegraph
Gary Kelly

Murders Challenge to SF 'Hypocrites': The News Letter

Comparison of GAA with Orange Order 'ignorant': (from the Irish News)
Brian Campbell

Smug hypocritics in politics should declare their hand: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Prison Denies Assault on Republicans: The News Letter
Gary Kelly

Hume upbeat after peaceful parade: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Dissident republicans 'behind death threats': UTV Internet

Three held as weapons seized in Continuity IRA raid: The Times
David Lister and Andrew Norfolk

'Deal with Dissidents or it's Back to War': Derry Journal (Aug 8)
Eamonn Houston

No deal - Adair angrily denies 'agreement' with UDA for return to Shankill: Sunday Life (Aug 10)
Stephen Breen

McKevitt 'was Tullyvallen killer': Sunday Life (Aug 10)

Painful memories come flooding back: (from
Bob Harker

Agent provocative: Sunday Life (Aug 10)
Stephen Breen

Racism issues must be tackled: Belfast Telegraph

Moore Looks a Little Stupid Over Ulster: The News Letter

Limited War In Iraq Is Illusion: New York Newsday (Aug 10)
Jimmy Breslin

Monday, August 11

Rally calls for truth over collusion: BBC

Shock claims about Nelson spy scandal: Sunday Life (Aug 10)

UK media still failing to report...: (from the Irish News, Aug 7)
Jude Collins

Dissident suspects held in England: BBC

Body blow to the Real IRA: BBC (Aug 6)
Kevin Connolly

Political road to peace is only way to go: Irish Independent (Aug 7)
Maurice Hayes

McKevitt's inglorious career: The Observer (Aug 10)
Kevin Toolis

The end of the road?: Scotland on Sunday (Aug 10)
Ian Mather

McKevitt: little cause for acclaim: Sunday Business Post (Aug 10)

A step closer to justice: Sunday Life (Aug 10)

Britain gifts Omagh action £800k: Sunday Business Post (Aug 10)
Anton McCabe

Relatives' fury over legal aid for Omagh bomb suspect: Sunday Life (Aug 10)
Alan Murray

Adams retreat under guard: Sunday Life (Aug 10)
Joe Oliver

Pain of Knowing Killers Walk Free: The News Letter (Aug 6)
Ross Smith

Arrest the men behind the massacres: Sunday Life (Aug 10)
Ciaran McGuigan

Author warns of doom for Orange Order: Impartial Reporter

Flagging up differences: Sunday Life (Aug 10)
Lynda Gilby

Orangemen's Edinburgh march stays peaceful: Scotland on Sunday (Aug 10)
Christopher Claire

US tycoon gives £2m for former prisoners: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 6)

Guide Suspended Over 'Unionist Views': The News Letter (Aug 4)
Ian Starrett

Disgraced Tory may face ban from office: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 8)
Jonathan McCambridge

Teen choirs from Northern Ireland, United States memorialize attacks: New York Newsday (Aug 6)
Justin Glanville

Sunday, August 10

Sinn Fein member ‘led Hutchinson kidnap bid’: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Group denies PUP 'kidnap' attempt: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

Unionist 'ceasefire' likely to end: BBC
Gareth Gordon

Deport the Colombia 3: Sunday Business Post
Niall Andrews

Linked by death: The Observer
Eoin O'Brion

Real IRA boosted by new recruits: Independent on Sunday
David McKittrick

Real IRA's days look numbered as police close in: The Observer
Henry McDonald

'If your brother testifies, your life will be over': Sunday Telegraph
Andrew Alderson and Daniel Foggo

The terror chief behind the wedding camera ...: Belfast Telegraph

How gardai put terror boss McKevitt in jail: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Prisoner of his own folly: The Sunday Times
Maeve Sheehan and Liam Clarke

McKevitt verdict and the shadow of bad law: Sunday Business Post
Ross Maguire

Real IRA leader was main target of sting: Sunday Independent
Liz Walsh

Now bring the Omagh bombers to justice: Sunday Telegraph
Alasdair Palmer

Adams consults over Omagh action: UTV Internet

Rupert may testify for Omagh families: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke and David Leppard

Derry march passes peacefully: UTV Internet

Talks in Derry show way for rest of province: Belfast Telegraph
Sarah Brett

Minister agrees to meeting with McBride mother: (from the Irish News)
Simon Doyle

Freemasons examine PSNI secret organisation policy: Sunday Business Post
Kieron Wood

Unionist in 'GAA disclosure' call: BBC

Point scoring is not the same as progress: (from the Irish News)
Patrick Murphy

Visits reinstated but not to all areas of prison: Belfast Telegraph
Paul Higgins

Maghaberry prisoners' review reaches Court: Sunday Business Post
Anton McCabe

SF to challenge Lisburn unionist appointments in High Court: Sunday Business Post
Kieron Wood

Saturday, August 9

British rights group concerned over McKevitt trial: Irish Examiner
John Breslin

They still haven't gone away you know: Irish Independent
Liz Walsh

Terror chief's wife may face legal action: Belfast Telegraph

Public to fund Omagh families' action: Daily Telegraph
John Steele and Thomas Harding

State may aid Omagh families’ fight for justice: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn and Michael O’Farrell

Time to remember, time to forget: (from the Irish Times)
Suzanne Breen

Recognition for Omagh's suffering: BBC
Kevin Connolly

Terror victims are paying the penalty in every sense: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

A very civil action: Daily Telegraph

Ruling soon in 'Stakeknife' case: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

'Stakeknife' given security protection: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Republicans and loyalists ‘co-operate in campaign to segregate prisons’: Irish Examiner
John Breslin

Hopes for end to prison protest: UTV Internet

Apprentice Boys' parade taking place in Derry: RTE

Outrage Over PSNI 'Disclosure' Plans: The News Letter
Ross Smith

RIR must get rid of its bigots: (from the Irish News, Aug 2)

Seven held in mountain camp raid denied bail: Irish Independent
Liz Walsh

Unionist 'distorted funding figures': UTV Internet

Daphne Trimble to promote equality: (from the Irish News, Aug 2)
Simon Doyle

Lasting Tribute to Those who Died in the Troubles: The News Letter
Kieran Mcdaid

FAIR file could lead to revisit of murder scenes: (from the Irish News, Aug 2)
Suzanne McGonagle

'Boyne' Memento in Garda Station: The News Letter

Friday, August 8

MP Destroys Myth That 'Unionists Get a Better Deal': The News Letter

DUP 'must engage with Sinn Fein': UTV Internet

New fears over peace 'inertia': Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Victims of the Irish blame game: The Guardian
Niall Stanage

Flashpoint Cluan a Different Place This Summer: The News Letter
Richard Sherriff

Peace through dialogue - the power of words on an interface: (from the Irish News, Aug 5)
Simon Doyle

Spotlight on Collusion: (from

Real IRA leader sentenced to 20 years in prison for directing terrorism: The Independent
David McKittrick

Real IRA leader's grand plan for a new powerful republican movement fails: Irish Examiner
John Breslin

There was nothing appealing about this plea to the court: Irish Independent

McKevitt backlash fears: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

Terror mastermind will be kept segregated in single cell: Irish Independent
Kathy Donaghy

The town seeking to throw off its El Paso image: Daily Telegraph
Ted Oliver

Terror boss with blood of the innocent on his hands: Irish Independen (Aug 7)t
Sam Smyth


UDA ‘disillusioned’ by ceasefire response: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

Roof protest at high-security prison: BBC

Families claim inmates denied visiting rights: (from the Irish News)
Simon Doyle

Man in court over Stakeknife claim: RTE

Soldiers 'living in fear' over murder probe: UTV Internet

Thursday, August 7

Republicans blamed for bid to kidnap leading loyalist: Irish Independent
Dan McGinn

Council proof of prejudices in unionism: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

McCarthyism or Morality for Police: The News Letter

It’s well worth making a noise about peace: (from the Irish News, Aug 5)
Ray O'Hanlon

It's Time to Put IRA in Dock for Atrocities, Says MP: The News Letter

Sinn Fein hits out at review into prison: Belfast Telegraph

Leader of I.R.A. Offshoot Convicted in Bombing That Killed 29: New York Times
Brian Lavery

Key figure in Omagh attack convicted on terror charge: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

The butcher of Omagh faces life: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

The terror chief, the spy and a chance of justice in Omagh: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Omagh families struggle to fund fight for justice: The Scotsman
James Doherty

After trial, dissidents remain committed: (from the Irish Times)
Suzanne Breen

McKevitt was Real IRA boss: Irish Independent
Liz Walsh

Wife had tears only for her own children: Daily Telegraph

Dapper disguise of inept terror chief who aspired to republican hall of fame: The Independent
David McKittrick

Ruthless rebel hid behind a benign persona: The Times
Christopher Walker

Mole who crushed a hard man: The Times
Christopher Walker

A glimmer of justice: Daily Telegraph

Victory for democracy: Irish Independent

Justice for Omagh victims: The Scotsman

SF urges splinter groups to quit: Irish Independent
Carol Duffy

Journalist's pals slam tout claims: (from The People, Aug 3)

Not fit to lace Seán’s boots: (from, Aug 4)
Máirtín Ó Muilleoir

Spooks, Spies And Spoofers: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

New Labour membership moves right: (from the Irish News, Aug 1)
Andy Wood

Wednesday, August 6

SF Preparing for Exclusion - UUP: The News Letter

Move to quiz minister over spy ditched: Belfast Telegraph

Nationalists Vie for Credit Over Justice: The News Letter
Ciaran McKeown

Pressure mounting for justice changes: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Police rules on societies are beyond Patten - ACC: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Bradley and SDLP 'Have Questions to Answer': Derry Journal

Sinn Fein back latest reform plan for police: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Police deserve public support: (from the Irish News)

Court verdict due in McKevitt trial today: RTE

Safety review at Maghaberry: BBC

Eight charged after woodland gardai swoop: UTV Internet

Police 'to reopen murder files': BBC

Inquiries Will 'Reopen Old Wounds' for RUC Families: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Family's concern at police request: (from the Irish News)
William Scholes

Police seek to re-route Orange march: The Herald
Tom Gordon

Intolerance Must End: Derry Journal

Holy Cross dispute is made into screen drama: Belfast Telegraph
Eddie McIlwaine

'Lost' Son's Award for Ulster Role: The News Letter (Aug 4)
Gavin Cordon

It’s a blast as student sees Army target mother’s car: Irish Examiner (Aug 5)
Ted Oliver

Tuesday, August 5

Nine still held as suspected training camp is searched: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Continuity IRA have not gone away: Irish Examiner

Gardai celebrate swoop on republican dissidents: Belfast Telegraph
Ben Quinn and Sarah Murphy

Low-intensity war on republicans: BBC
Kevin Connolly

Evil gangsters a threat to democracy: Irish Examiner

Peace process is still mired in mistrust: Irish Independent
John Devine

Journalist to sue over Army informer claim: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Regan

Our man won’t stand meekly by: (from

‘Flame’ can have deadly ramifications: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

No Place for Death Threats in Ulster Politics: The News Letter

A spur to make the peace work: (from the Irish News)

Injustice and farce: (from
Danny Morrison

Secret is out for Knights and Orange brethren: Irish Independent
Dan McGinn

Unsolved police murders 'must be investigated': UTV Internet

Attack Fears Force Prison Officers to Reroute Court Runs: The News Letter
Alan Erwin

Sudden wealth could prove costly in Ulster: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Mad Dog for hire?: Sunday Life (Aug 3)
Stephen Breen

A Cold House for Victims: The News Letter
Alan Erwin

Call for extradition: Belfast Telegraph

Fresh Bid to Catch Kingsmill Killers: The News Letter
Steven Moore

Kelly case 'link' to cop killing: Sunday Life (Aug 3)

Soldier's suicide bid brought on by bullying: (from the Irish News, Aug 1)
Simon Doyle

Monday, August 4

Adams to defy death threat by Real IRA: Daily Telegraph
Ted Oliver

Dissidents pour scorn on Adams death-plot claim: (from the Irish Times)
Suzanne Breen

Tired old blame game starts again: (from the Irish News, Aug 2)
James Kelly

The right bill for a society of individuals: (from the Irish News, Aug 2)
Patrick Murphy

US ambassador delay 'may impact on peace process': Irish Independent
Senan Molony

Nelson riddle could go to White House: Sunday Life (Aug 3)
Stephen Breen

Diplomatic pressure mounts for the release of Colombia 3: Sunday Business Post (Aug 3)
Sean Mac Carthaigh

Ten men held as Irish find 'terror camp': The Times
David Lister

Ten men held after raid on ‘terrorist camp’: Irish Examiner
John Murphy

Man 'shocked' at agent claims: BBC

Now Real IRA issue threat to jailers: Sunday Life (Aug 3)
Stephen Breen

‘Orde has confirmed my fears for Gareth’: (from the Irish News, Aug 1)
William Scholes

Strong arm of law catches easy targets but real hoods walk free: Belfast Telegraph (Jul 29)
Gail Walker

Garda give O'Loan the brush-off: Sunday Life (Aug 3)
Alan Murray

Omagh relative hits at government: UTV Internet

Omagh's victims deserve better: The Observer (Aug 3)

Officers hurt in crowd attack: BBC

Battle on to bring Adair to book: Sunday Life (Aug 3)
Ciaran McGuigan

Catholic MSPs have no option on Papal edict: The Scotsman
Katie Grant

Sunday, August 3

Elections before talks, says DUP's Robinson: UTV Internet

They haven’t gone away and could come back: (from the Irish News, Aug 1)
Denis Bradley

Genuine pluralism about the North: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Attacks 'injuring peace accord': (from the Irish News, Aug 1)
Sharon O’Neill

Sinn Fein spin?: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Adams 'targeted by dissidents': BBC

Agent names second IRA chief as key British mole: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Judge considers Colombia case: BBC

RTE's trial reports were for the Birds: Sunday Independent
Brendan O'Connor

Irish rally behind McNicholl family: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Is This America?: Irish Voice/

SF raises $700,000 in just six months: Sunday Independent
Don Lavery

The hurting: The Observer
Tim Adams

O’Hagan refused bail for fifth time: (from, Aug 1)
Áine McEntee

Take away murals of hate, say Unionists: Belfast Telegraph
Gary Grattan and Fiona McIlwaine Biggins

Three terrorist suspects charged: BBC

Dodds hits out at rights body: Belfast Telegraph
Gary Grattan

DUP slams body's critics but fails to back it: (from the Irish News, Aug 1)
Steven McCaffery

Police were fooled by James Butler: Belfast Telegraph
Kim Kelly

Saturday, August 2

Another army spy in IRA, claims ex-agent: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

'Fragile' process poses problems: BBC
Martina Purdy

Crisis of Political Imagination: The Blanket
Liam O Ruairc

Colombia affair continues to cast a long shadow: Irish Independent
Conor Cruise O'Brien

Evidence of explosives 'a fantasy', Colombia trial of Irishmen told: The Times
Ruth Morris

Irish trio await Bogota verdict: The Guardian
Sibylla Brodzinsky

Prisons that can't bind the warlords within: Irish Independent
Mark Duffy

State of Collusion: (from, Jul 31)
Jarlath Kearney

McGuinness Blasts British Collusion: Derry Journal

Irish side holds key to collusion exposure: (from, Jul 31)

Attwood calls for RIR disbandment: RTE

Hunger Strike Threat: Derry Journal

Dissidents threaten wardens: (from the Irish News, Jul 31)
Valerie Robinson

A year in the job and Hugh Orde is fed up talking about the past: (from the Irish News, Jul 31)
Sharon O’Neill

Much to be said for a man in uniform but some dress to kill: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

'We Know who Killed Him': Derry Journal

'I could be meeting David's killers in street every day': Belfast Telegraph
Sarah Brett

Police separate rival gangs: BBC

Judge blocks memorial to INLA man shot by the RUC: Belfast Telegraph

US Visa law reform to exclude graduates: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

SF attacks Vatican's 'gay salvo': Irish Independent

Friday, August 1

North peace shaken as IRA accused of abduction: Irish Independent
John Devine

Sinn Féin questions Orde suspicions: RTE

Trimble's Leadership 'Remains Secure': The News Letter
Gary Kelly

Durkan is Living in Denial - Campbell: The News Letter

Colombia accused rejects IRA link: Irish Independent

‘We Feel So Violated’: Irish Voice/
Tom Deignan

Taking the mural high ground: Belfast Telegraph
Gary Grattan

Bogus RUC officer let children play in cars: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Senior member of Orange Lodge detained in anti-terrorism swoop: The Scotsman
Dan McDougall

Bouncy castles and the Twelfth: Belfast Telegraph (Jul 30)

Sectarian violence in west Belfast: UTV Internet

Rathcoole at 50: Belfast Telegraph (Jul 28)
Jonathan McCambridge

Mr. Michael McKevitt’s statement of 24/07/03 – Special Criminal Court: The Blanket
Michael McKevitt

Hoaxes are Flashback to Darker Days: The News Letter

Union kicks out journalist: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh Wallace

Why now? 1974 murder re-opened: Impartial Reporter

‘London’ Debate in Derry: Irish Voice/
Brendan Anderson

British envoy learns Irish with President Mary: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Rodgers

Damning indictment: (from the News Letter, Jul 31)
Suzanne Breen

Bias against gays is not acceptable: (from the Irish News, Jul 30)


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