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Sunday, August 15

IRA heals rift over Adams 'disband' remarks: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Stalemate as the provos keep no surrender stance: Belfast Telegraph

SF have peace, now they want justice: Sunday Business Post

Nationalist residents accuse Sinn Féin of betrayal: (from the Sunday Tribune)
Suzanne Breen

Thousands attend peaceful parade: BBC

Maghera protesters disrupt Boys' march: Belfast Telegraph
Marie Foy and Brendan McDaid

Unionists demand parade restrictions: Sunday Business Post

Jailed Ex-IRA man returns from the US: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Unionist calls for retention of police reserve: Belfast Telegraph

Paramilitary link to arcade arson attack: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Man shot and beaten in attack: BBC

Football can unite us: The Observer
Henry McDonald

'Act before next season': Belfast Telegraph

Paisley issues writ against BBC: Sunday Business Post

Reason For Name Change Is Silly - DUP: The News Letter (Aug 13)
Ian Starrett

IRA asks members to help in probe of RUC men's murders: Sunday Business Post
Barry O'Kelly

Cross-border visit for group: Belfast Telegraph
Patsy McArdle

A gallant soldier, but was he an Irish patriot?: Sunday Business Post
Tom McGurk

Nixon thought Irish 'pretty goddam bad': Belfast Telegraph (Aug 13)
Sean O'Driscoll

Bogside memories: Irish Echo

Saturday, August 14

PSNI Resources Have 'Never Been As Bad': The News Letter
Ian Starrett

Bishop condemns bomb attacks: BBC

Politicians practise 'plausible deniability': BBC

SF 'could hold balance of power': Irish Examiner
Paul O'Brien

Sinn Féin's Day About to Come?: Irish Voice/
John Spain

SF on collusion: UTV Internet

A Dark Star Fades: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Fears commission being undermined are dismissed: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Calm Heads, Common Sense Needed - Say City's Leaders: Derry Journal

Parades group in death threat claim: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge & Brendan McDaid

Peaceful Weekend A Must: Derry Journal

The 'truth process' must be dealt with: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Bradley Warns All Hurts Won't Be Resolved: Derry Journal

Police contact bomb relatives: BBC

Relatives Need Reassured Over Bombing Case: The News Letter

Service for Omagh victims: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

McCabe killers billboard removed: (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

Warm welcome to 'enemy' camp: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Campbell in festival funding call: UTV Internet

DUP Belligerence Will Not Halt Irish Language Campaign - De Brun: Derry Journal

Former IRA man gets time served for customs violation: Pittsburgh Post Gazette
David Caruso

Friday, August 13

Fears rise for Boys' parade: Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

Orange marches are malicious, says envoy: Irish World
Tom Griffin

Unionists lash Reiss over parades e-mail: Irish Echo
Anne Cadwallader

SDLP hit out at rise in Belfast bonfires: Belfast Telegraph

Put bonfires in history books: (from the Irish News, Aug 10)

PSNI Cuts Are Blamed For Breakdown In Law And Order: The News Letter
Johnny Caldwell

'All-Ireland issues are continually ignored': (from the Irish News)
William Graham

The Imperfect Peace - The day I heard about the ceasefire .... in jail: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 11)
Danny Morrison

Inquiry backed into 1991 murder: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Hutton

There can only be so many hurdles: (from the Irish News)
Jude Collins

Poppy Day victims 'forgotten': BBC

Queen called as court witness: UTV Internet

Legal role attracts thousands: BBC

Pity the Iraqis - Tim "Rambo" Spicer is Coming!: (Aug 11)
William Hughes

When Tommy came marching in: Irish Echo
Stephen McKinley

Time For Republic To Ring In Changes: (from the News Letter)
Suzanne Breen

Thursday, August 12

Paisley Aiming To Lead Talks Team: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Robinson End to IRA not enough: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

DUP slam Empey remarks: UTV Internet

Disbandment talk puts heat on DUP: Irish Echo
Paul Colgan

Now is the time to break the deadlock: Irish World
Paul Donovan

Unionism's validity is disappearing: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

If at first you don't succeed...:
Cal Thomas

SDLP urge Sinn Fein to 'come clean on policing': Belfast Telegraph

Part-Timers 1,600 Short: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Policing cuts a disaster - DUP: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Unionists 'twisting' report: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O'Neill

The Imperfect Peace - The Irish charmer: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

U.S. ignores protest over Spicer contract: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Appeal For Another Peaceful Parade: The News Letter
Ian Starrett

Tensions rise as rioting preceeds parade: Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

'Lynch Mob' - Fourth Man Is Charged: The News Letter

United by a love of football: Belfast Telegraph
Ciaran O'Neill

SDLP Urged Not To Stir Up Flags Issue: The News Letter
Clare Weir

Meet Sean Keenan: The Blanket (Jul 24)
Kathleen O Halloran

British security forces now freedom's vanguard: Irish Echo
Terry Golway

No date set for disciplining Donegal gardaí: Irish Examiner (Aug 6)
Noel Baker and Paul O'Brien

Wednesday, August 11

Adams hints at Sinn Féin agreement over policing: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

IRA 'stand down' before talks would be 'tactically naive' move: (from the Irish News)

Devolution must evoke confidence, says DUP: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

Negotiations 'at risk' from report: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Hints of hope: The Guardian

Warning over PSNI reserve: UTV Internet

Real concern over viability of PSNI: Belfast Telegraph

No Logic In Axing Police Reserves: The News Letter

O'Loan to investigate police role in missing evidence: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Officers attacked during riot: BBC

Depressing Intolerance: Derry Journal

Ex-priest Bradley taunted by republicans in his old parish: Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

Meetings Planned To Diffuse Derry Parade Tensions: Derry Journal

Dublin Monaghan bomb payout: (from the Irish Star, Aug 10)
Mick Browne

Family accuse Saville inquiry of censorship: (from the Irish News, Aug 7)
Seamus McKinney

Omagh case Garda 'must face new body': Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Paisley's new sermon CD proves big hit with priests: Irish Independent (Aug 7)
Ben Quinn

Tuesday, August 10

Success of talks rests on transfer of policing, says Adams: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Sinn Fein demands that DUP respond to Adams on IRA: Irish Independent
Louise McCall

Governments 'must keep' pledges: BBC

Moderator Speaks On Peace Hope: The News Letter
Joanne Lowry

Between principles and progress, IRA's language will have to be clear: Irish Examiner
Fergus Finlay

Adams plays his hand with provos as a bargaining chip: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Preparing the path for negotiations: Belfast Telegraph

Recent comments allow new hope: (from the Irish News, Aug 7)

Concerns over policing 'ability': BBC

Wright's Father Set To Visit Prison As Part Of Inquiry: The News Letter

'Parade concession' to republicans: BBC

Summertime and the living is easy.....: The Blanket
Eamon Sweeney

Denigration of Orangeism has to stop: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Internment Riots A Sad Sign Of Times: The News Letter

Last victim of first IRA ceasefire remembered: Sunday Life (Aug 8)

Decade of change for IRA since Ceasefire: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

The Imperfect Peace - Little Aimee and the boys of hope: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 6)
Judith Cole

Kelly's family seek apology: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Hotelier called 'Free State bastard' over smoking ban: Irish Independent (Aug 5)
Anita Guidera

Monday, August 9

Government keeps mum on Adams IRA remarks: Sunday Independent (Aug 8)
Jerome Reilly

'Blair must ally with republicans': (from the Irish News, Aug 7)
William Graham

You're right on IRA, Gerry, but do you really mean to deliver?: The Times
Alan Ruddock

Political heavyweights can expect a hard slog: (from the Irish News, Aug 7)
Patrick Murphy

Maskey warning to Blair on 'collusion': UTV Internet

Wright death preventable - ex-warder: Sunday Life (Aug 8)

Official Ireland marching to the beat of an IRA drum: Sunday Independent (Aug 8)
Eamon Delaney

Bomber Dolores' Provo stand-off: Sunday Life (Aug 8)
Stephen Breen

State Republicans and Totalitarian States: The Blanket
Kathleen O Halloran

Anger over Iraq defense contract: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

U.S. Contract to British Firm Sparks Irish American Protest: Washington Post
Mary Fitzgerald

LVF trio in Costa guns deal with Croat mobsters: Sunday Life (Aug 8)
Stephen Breen

MP urges Blair to hold referendum: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 5)
Noel McAdam

Shooting attacks in Belfast: UTV Internet

Base-less rumours: Sunday Life (Aug 8)

Campaign to reach victims: BBC

SDLP demands parades group ban for Ardoyne: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 5)
Noel McAdam

Barron due to publish report: (from the Irish News, Aug 7)
Valerie Robinson

Deputy lashes '74 bombings decision: Irish Echo
Paul Colgan

Bitter tide of violent racial hate recalls the worst of the Troubles: Sunday Independent (Aug 8)
Lara Bradley

Ireland heals the wounds by honouring forgotten VC hero: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Son of killed soldier looks for film cash: Belfast Telegraph
Sarah Brett

Sunday, August 8

IRA set for final order to dump arms: Sunday Business Post
Paul T Colgan

IRA weapons, not more words: Sunday Independent

Minister says Irish people want peace: RTE

Finucane widow accuses government of 'condoning state killings': UTV Internet

Nightmare: Limerick Leader —scroll down

Warning of threat from loyalists: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 5)
Noel McAdam

'Brick bandits' threat to lives of children: Belfast Telegraph
Paul Dykes

Free Seamus Doherty Campaign Protests: Derry Journal (Aug 6)

Mad Dog loses bid to see ill wife: The Observer
Henry McDonald

House bill offers hope to McAllister family: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Congress bid to back ex-INLA member: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Omagh fury as Customs let bomb informer go: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

The UnHung Hero: The Blanket
Dolours Price

Peace? I've found no peace...: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

Hunt For The Truth: The News Letter (Aug 6)
Gemma Murray

Bloody Sunday final address re-scheduled: Belfast Telegraph
Sarah Brett

Man fined for having UVF shirt in court: Belfast Telegraph
Campbell Thomas

Revealed - how Irish Troubles boosted art: Sunday Herald
Senay Boztas

Memorial call for RUC dead: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Omagh film in festival shortlist: BBC

A dramatic way to bring people together: Irish World
Paul Donovan

Time to ring changes by dropping the Angelus: Irish Independent

Saturday, August 7

Adams line on IRA 'removal' gives new hope for peace talks: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

Reaction by DUP to Adams set to benefit NI talks: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty and Mark Hennessy

Adams won't serve up IRA until Unionists bring guarantees to table: Irish Examiner
Harry McGee

'Get On With The Peace Process': The News Letter
Richard Sherriff

Can parties tango at the talks?: BBC
Gareth Gordon

Let's hope August is a fruitful month: (from the Irish News)
Denis Bradley

Beginning of the endgame: Irish Independent

What do you mean, Mr Adams?: Belfast Telegraph

Unionist parties on verge of meeting: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Unionists Should Work Together: The News Letter

Reiss steps out of line and gets foot caught in mouth: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Priest denies he broke confidence of US envoy: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

'He Doesn't Understand Parades At All' - Blasts Campbell: Derry Journal

Parade barred from nationalist area: BBC

Reaction to Ardoyne decision: UTV Internet

Tensions Rise As Parade Talks Stall: The News Letter
Ian Starrett

Ombudsman in Kelly 'assault' probe: Belfast Telegraph

PSNI criticised over Derry violence: UTV Internet

Plan To Pay Off Police Reserve Is 'Ludicrous': The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Last Line Of Defence?: Derry Journal

Support the police makers: (from the Irish News)

SF man reveals past doubts on truce: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 5)

Unionist Silence Over Fountain Attacks Slammed: Derry Journal

Irish find big challenges facing small languages: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Ex-IRA man faces prison threat: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

The Imperfect Peace - A hand of hope: Belfast Telegraph
Judith Cole

Bloody Sunday Inquiry delayed: (from the Irish News)

Friday, August 6

DUP demand republican 'actions': BBC

Remove The Threat, Says Donaldson: The News Letter

Republican paramilitary shootings drop by half: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O'Neill

For progress to be made, terrorism must be recognised for what it is: Belfast Telegraph
Dennis Kennedy

Deadlines are North's biggest political headache: Irish Independent

RIR lose their guns: Sunday Life (Aug 1)
Stephen Gordon and Chris Anderson

Base Closure Smacks Of A Shady Deal: The News Letter (Aug 4)

Trust is Ulster's missing ingredient: Belfast Telegraph

Security breach has put hundreds of lives in danger, warns Sinn Féin: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

Three SDLP members receive death threats in post: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

Officers escape injury in attack: BBC

How can 10 lost boys hold Belfast to ransom?: (from the Irish News)
Newton Emerson

Loyal order march ruling due: BBC

Tension rising over parade controversy: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Hutton

Envoy regrets parades remarks: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

US Envoy's Regrets Over Orange Pain 'Not Enough': The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Reiss Needs To Mend A Lot Of Fences: The News Letter

The Imperfect Peace - An ounce of change: Belfast Telegraph
Bill Lowry

Report on Ludlow murder ready 'in autumn': Irish Examiner
Jim Morahan

Maze escapees to reflect: Belfast Telegraph
Sarah Brett

Kelly detractors challenged: The Blanket
Darinagh Boyle

Royal Mail red alert over green pillar-box campaign: Ulster Herald

Thursday, August 5

Decommissioning must be completed - DUP: RTE

DUP challenged over arms issue: BBC

Guessing game as New DUP puts New Labour to the test: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

'Act Of Sheer Folly' To Close Army Base: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Kerry promises 'high-level' action on peace process: The Irish Times
Ray O'Hanlon

Reiss to join North talks: Irish Echo
Susan Garraty

US official describes parades as 'malicious': (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Row over parades 'remarks': BBC

Adams calls for more legislative powers at Commission meeting: UTV Internet

Parades issue 'walks into political picture': BBC
Brian Rowan

Ruling due on contentious march: BBC

Republicans say O'Loan has missed the point: Irish Echo
Paul Colgan

Sinn Fein slam petrol bomb attack on police: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Hutton

PSNI condemned over polling station shooting probe: UTV Internet

Fury As Flags Are Flown In Memory Of Hunger Striker: The News Letter
Clare Weir

Will Cahill's passing mark end of an era?: Irish World
Tom Griffin

Joe Cahill – Provisional Republican Veteran: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

The Imperfect Peace - From pariah to celeb?: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Dunphy praises Sinn Fein: UTV Internet

Protestant initiatives 'equally' considered: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

DUP criticise EU money distribution: UTV Internet

Integrated education the future of Northern Ireland: Irish World
Angela Sammon

Advice on 'non-British' licences is welcomed: Belfast Telegraph
Nevin Farrell

Wednesday, August 4

Sinn Féin 'focused' on future of talks: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

UDA advisory group may quit: Belfast Telegraph
Ciaran O'Neill

'Full implementation' for agreement: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

SF Representatives Fund Party Growth: Derry Journal

Unionist Silence Over Castlereagh Slammed: Derry Journal

Raid On Party's Offices 'Had To Take Place': The News Letter

IRA flying column!: Sunday Life (Aug 1)
Stephen Breen

Army base closure a blunder, says MLA: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

RIR Conviction Exposes Ongoing Collusion Crisis: Derry Journal

Changing The Guard: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

SDLP in talks with O'Loan: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Police Use CS Spray Again In Derry: Derry Journal

Police rubbish Sinn Fein CS gas claims: Belfast Telegraph
Sarah Brett

MEPs clash in row over Irish: Belfast Telegraph
Simon Taylor

SF to raise parade concerns: BBC

Campbell 'I would support McBrides': (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Pipe bomb found in alert: BBC

SF Demands Fullerton Inquiry: Derry Journal

The Kelly Affair: The Blanket (Jul 25)
Liam O Comain

The Imperfect Peace: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Maze Robben Island plan: UTV Internet

Son To Visit Father's IRA Murder Scene: The News Letter
Anne Palmer

Mountain a protest: Sunday Life (Aug 1)
Stephen Breen

Tuesday, August 3

PSNI raid 'necessary for democracy': Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

Sinn Fein fury at PSNI watchdog's raid ruling: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Stormontgate Fallout Is Still Rumbling On: The News Letter

A timely warning for our politicians: (from the Irish News)

Collusion probes families meet NIO: Sunday Life (Aug 1)

'Collusion' Inquiries Likely To Begin In 2005: The News Letter

Farc-ical!: Sunday Life (Aug 1)
Ciaran McGuigan

Paramilitaries challenged over attacks: UTV Internet

The Strip: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

Police plea to catch Real IRA bombers in TA base attack: Belfast Telegraph
Sarah Brett

Arms charge man released on bail: UTV Internet

Breaking down religious barriers: Sunday Life (Aug 1)
Audrey Watson

He laid groundwork for peace then watched as it fell apart: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

The Imperfect Peace: Belfast Telegraph
Jim Cusack

Heartache Goes On: The News Letter
Simon Hunter

Horror film: Sunday Life (Aug 1)
Chris Anderson

Economist backs FitzGerald claim: (from the Irish News, Jul 20)

Monday, August 2

Stormont raid was not political, finds inquiry: Daily Telegraph
Helen Johnstone

Snapshot of Northern Ireland - Lives torn by hatred, violence: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

Moore the merrier? No thanks!: Sunday Independent (Aug 1)
Eilis O'Hanlon

Sinn Féin unfazed by the DUP's questions over 'Gaelic ego-trip': (from the Irish News, Jul 31)
William Graham

The Provisionals - A Repeat Of History: The Blanket (Jul 28)
Liam O Comain

MLA to form cross border coalition: (from the Irish News, Jul 31)
Darran McCann

Costello visits Northern Ireland: St. Louis Post Dispatch (Jul 12)
Tammy Kranz

Family continue quest for truth: (from the Irish News, Jul 23)
Sharon O'Neill

Tribute to IRA bomb boy's dad: Belfast Telegraph (Jul 29)

Peace groups to devise projects: Irish Independent
Patsy McArdle

Sunday, August 1

SF believe raid was politically motivated: RTE

RUC names to be engraved on tribute to police: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh Wallace

Apprentice Boys event 'celebrates diversity': (from the Irish News, Jul 27)
Seamus McKinney

An Orange voice of sanity on parades: Sunday Business Post
Paul T Colgan

Wake Up, Ireland!: The Blanket (Jul 13)
Patrick Lismore

IRA killings 'delayed loyalist ceasefires': (from the Irish News, Jul 26)
Barry McCaffrey

IRA ceasefire - Ten years on: BBC
Mark Devenport

Peace cannot fail, just look at our history: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Artistic use of funds for tribute to Cahill: Sunday Independent
Liam Collins

Peace process owed much to a republican legend: Sunday Business Post
Tom McGurk

The tale of an ex-Taoiseach, a PSNI man, a fiver and an IRA funeral: Sunday Independent
Liam Collins

Posy in purdah for both Kerry and Cahill: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Carrick attacks - three remanded: Belfast Telegraph
Robert Elder

Blow to democracy!: Sunday Life (Jul 18)


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