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Monday, August 15

Adams has questions to answer over return of Colombia 3, Kenny insists: Irish Independent
Fionnán Sheahan

Somebody helped them and worked hard at it: Irish Independent (Aug 13)
Willie Dillon

Harney digs a deep hole for McDowell: Sunday Business Post (Aug 14)
Vincent Browne

The Three are back in our beloved pretend country, Bird-watching: Sunday Independent (Aug 14)
Declan Lynch

They aren't going away, you know: Westmeath Examiner (Aug 13)

'Thursday, July 28, 2005 Is A Truly Historic Day' Martin McGuiness Tells 'Derry Journal': Derry Journal (Jul 29)
Sean McLaughlin

Why Tony Blair never uses the 'S' word any more: Irish Independent (Jul 30)

Demands haven't gone away: Daily Ireland (Jul 29)
Laurence McKeown

The IRA packs up its troubles: Pittsburgh Post Gazette (Aug 7)
Dennis Roddy

'There are no winners': The Observer (Jul 31)
David Smith

It's difficult to close the book in N. Ireland: (Dubai) Khaleej Times (Aug 14)
Jonathan Power

Ironic punchline to historic IRA statement: Scotland on Sunday (Jul 31)
Gerald Warner

Lack of Trust or Courage?: The Blanket (Aug 3)
Mick Hall

IRA – To fight another day?: Yorkshire Post (Aug 13)
Anne Pickles

A lasting peace in Northern Ireland: Grand Rapids Press (Aug 10)

Cross-border neglect 'must be dealt with now that the war is over': Irish Independent (Aug 3)
David Quinn

Devolved government is vital for North's economy: Sunday Business Post (Jul 31)
John O'Farrell

Bertie fears Phil Flynn will prove 'his Ben Dunne': Sunday Independent (Aug 14)
Jody Corcoran & Liam Collins

The unforgiven: Sunday Life (Aug 14)
Joe Oliver

Shot loyalist was grilled over murder of reporter: Sunday Life (Aug 14)
Ciaran McGuigan

Killing 'sectarian': Daily Ireland (Aug 13)
Ciarán Barnes

A Christian act: Sunday Life (Aug 14)
Lynda Gilby

Community relations 'ruined' after dissident bomb attack: (from the Irish News, Aug 11)
Bimpe Fatogun

Recruitment bid by dissidents: Sunday Life (Aug 14)
Stephen Breen

Omagh bomb atrocity commemorated: BBC

Ombudsman probe over Omagh funds: (from the Irish News, Aug 9)
Graeme Neill

Service Recalls Murder Victims: The News Letter (Aug 1)
Johnny Caldwell

Riddle of the Derry guns: The Sunday Times (Aug 14)
Philip Jacobson

Irish in Britain facing ethnic name change: Irish Post

Army set to join EU battle groups: Irish Examiner
Harry McGee

Ireland impotent in war on terror, say US and UK: Sunday Independent (Aug 14)
Jim Cusack

Sir John Stevens brings shoot to kill home: (from the Irish Post)
Paul Donovan

Froth and fluff nonsense is typical Blair: (from the Irish News, Aug 10)
Brian Feeney

Sunday, August 14

Government must lock up the Colombia Three – poll: Sunday Independent
Willie Kealy

Minister fumes at alleged link between Adare and Colombia 3: Limerick Leader
Mairéad ní Chaoimh

Colombia Three agitator offers no details to Gardai: Sunday Independent
Maeve Sheehan

Irish-Americans lobby for Three: Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

Colombia dusts off the treaty of 1888: The Sunday Times
Enda Leahy

Where Terror Reigns: The Blanket (Aug 10)
Fred A Wilcox

Everyone loses out with the return of the three amigos: Sunday Business Post
Pat Leahy

Bertie's troublesome trio: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Bird's Colombia 'scoop' shows our cuckoo approach to justice: Sunday Independent
Brendan O'Connor

Harney act made fiasco worse: Sunday Business Post
Tom McGurk

Three men, three stages of political response: Daily Ireland
Jude Collins

Disarming: New York Times
Deborah Solomon

Cheap stunts merely highlight IRA's defeat: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Kelly – the questions: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

New opportunity for lasting peace: (from, Aug 12)

IRA's principal weapon is rotted away by crime: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Tight security as dangerous wreckage is decommissioned: Daily Ireland
Robin Livingstone

Unionists fearful of move away from military economy: Sunday Business Post
Colm Heatley

How Adams got it wrong on speaking in the Dail: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

A consensus for change: Irish World

Laughable charges: Daily Ireland

Who is Peter Curistan?: Sunday Independent (Aug 7)

Bombs linked to feud: Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

DUP 'met families' after attacks: BBC

Danger of history being rewritten: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Do nothing and evil triumphs: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

True Christianity: Daily Ireland

Police praise 'peaceful' Derry march: UTV Internet

Disturbances in city after march: BBC

Apprentice Boys A Fine Example Of Our Culture: The News Letter

Thousands expected for 'Black Saturday': Belfast Telegraph
Fiona McIlwaine Biggins

Anniversary of Omagh bombing: RTE

Is Ulster an equal society?: Belfast Telegraph
Dermot Nesbitt

Britain grateful for end to IRA violence: Irish Post (Aug 5)

Hollywood rewrites script after IRA statement: The Sunday Times
Jan Battles

Saturday, August 13

Bogota told extradition of Colombia Three 'matter for the Irish courts': Irish Independent
Fionnán Sheahan

Government in 'positive' talks over Colombia Three: Irish Examiner
Paul O'Brien

We knew nothing, say Sinn Fein: Irish Independent

SF Lite's young guard marching to the same old drum: Sunday Independent (Aug 7)
John Drennan

Extradition is a dirty word south of the border: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Ammo find 'buried, not dumped' say gardai: Irish Independent
Anne Lucey

It's all words and no actions: Irish Examiner
Michael O'Farrell

Making up with old friends and enemies: (from, Aug 4)
Des Wilson

Kennedy Disgust At 'Funding Sweetener': The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Loyalist feud link fear over shooting: Irish Independent

Only loyalists will decide when it's over UUP: (from

Leaders meet in an effort to stop wave of loyalist attacks: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Hutton

Fears killing was sectarian: (from the Irish News)
Bimpe Fatogun

Help police catch rape monsters: Belfast Telegraph

Public warned of pipe bomb threat: BBC

'There's no break from it – that's the reality': Sligo Champion (Aug 10)
Paul Deering

Proconsul is too fond of vertical pronoun: (from the Irish News, Aug 3)
Brian Feeney

A nation divided we stand but united we would fall: Sunday Independent (Aug 7)
Colm McCarthy

Boys parade deal under new strain: Belfast Telegraph
Ruairi McLaren

Security tight ahead of Apprentice Boys' march: RTE

Time To Resolve Dispute Once-And-For-All – Macniallais: Derry Journal

Peaceful Parade A Must: Derry Journal

Demand to drop Omagh bomb charges: BBC

Omagh horror: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Call for Omagh inquiry is due its annual airing: (from the Irish News)
Patrick Murphy

DUP's Buchanan denies calling for Third Force protection for unionists: Ulster Herald

Police chief predicts a united Ireland plagued by gangsters: The Irish Times
Frank Millar

McCartney accused appears in court: UTV Internet

Censorship at the Irish Echo: The Blanket (Aug 1)
John McDonagh & Brian Mór

PSNI officer in 'IRA chant' probe: UTV Internet

Vocations up as the Church turns to Hollywood for divine inspiration: Irish Independent
David Quinn

Mass attendance plunging, says Archbishop: Sunday Business Post (Aug 7)
Kieron Wood

Kenny sees lessons in Irish peace saga: Irish Echo (Aug 5)
Sean Mac Carthaigh

IRA statement in a Basque light: Daily Ireland (Aug 8)
Alan Bairner

LTTE and the proposed IRA disarmament: (Aug 9)
Victor Rajakulendran

Friday, August 12

Huge cache of IRA ammo dumped in Kerry: Irish Examiner
John Breslin

Flynn faces weapon charges after Garda inquiries: The Irish Times
Mark Brennock

IRA departure opens new political scenario: (from the Irish News)
Jim Gibney

Failed Entity: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

SDLP backs calls for Dail speaking rights: Irish World
Tom Griffin

Bertie can't be serious about SF/FF: Sunday Independent (Aug 7)
Brian Hayes

Three Who Fled Colombia for Ireland Prompt Dispute: Los Angeles Times
Ron DePasquale

PDs, SDLP call for action over Three: Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

Colombians want 'justice' over three irish fugitives: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton and Susan Garrity

Usual suspects take the lead: (from
Des Wilson

The three men are on the run, but God knows where they will end up: Irish Examiner
Pat Brosnan

Politics of colonisation come home to roost: Sunday Business Post (Aug 7)
Tom McGurk

Orde will meet political parties: BBC

Cops send Fra his own wristbands: (from
Damien McCarney

Sinn Féin demands 'reckless' says SDLP: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

First, let's catch these brutal thugs: (from

Man questioned over Lisa Dorrian disappearance: Irish Examiner
John Breslin

Police probing pipe bomb attacks: BBC

Paisley remains silent on attacks: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Hutton and Nevin Farrell

Help from across the divide aids church clean-up: Irish Independent
Nevin Farrell

Police 'assaulted my son at parade': Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Internment Parade 'Broke Rules': The News Letter
Elinor Glynn

Call to turn in bombers: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Omagh accused's lawyers say prosecution unlikely: (from the Irish News)

'Free O'Hare now': Daily Ireland
Conor McMorrow

Troubles shared: Sunday Life (Aug 7)
Stephen Breen

Circulation statement 'vindicates' Andersonstown News Group: Daily Ireland (Aug 9)

Bias Taxi Guide Drives Call For Tourism Review: The News Letter
Ian Starrett

Archaeologist in plea to save the Maze from bulldozers: The Guardian
Angelique Chrisafis

Thursday, August 11

Trio doing time in Ireland 'impossible': Irish Examiner
Michael O'Farrell

Appeal to Ahern over republicans: BBC

White House still considers Colombia 3 to be fugitives: Irish Independent
Susan Garraty and Brian Dowling

Lenihan – 'No deal with Colombia 3': UTV Internet

Tough summer ahead for Irish ministers: BBC
James Helm

How low is Blair prepared to stoop?: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Columbia 3 turn up: Irish Echo

Navy No Longer Patrolling Lough: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Army Pullout Rattles Nerves: The News Letter

DUP's world of fantasy comes crashing down: Daily Ireland
Danny Morrison

Unionists Getting Sick Of Blair: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Resolve of police must not diminish: Belfast Telegraph

Flaws in PSNI ever more visible: Daily Ireland

North peace was nearly inevitable: Irish Echo
Terry Golway

Kelly licence to be renewed: UTV Internet

Police feared for their lives: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

Hijacked car used in bomb attempt: The Guardian
Angelique Chrisafis

So much for peace: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

UVF Killers Picked Out 'Soft Target', Confirms Police Chief: The News Letter
Joanne Lowry

Loyalist 'general threat': Daily Ireland
Connla Young

Harryville paint-bomb target: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Regan

Trouble flares at republican parade: Daily Ireland
Connla Young

Church attack 'linked to parade': BBC

DUP man slams attack on SF councillor's home: Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

Attacks must be condemned: (from the Irish News)

Ex-soldiers quizzed over Brown killing: Daily Ireland
Connla Young

Family want to know why UVF murdered Protestant: (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

Murder victim's mother briefs US consul-general: Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

Ulster to get secret courts: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Blair Accused Of Double Standards: The News Letter
Alistair Bushe

Diplock Isn't Broken, So Don't Fix It: The News Letter

School for republican debate: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

All the way from Ireland, republicans pay their final respects to man of the cause: Sydney Morning Herald (Aug 7)
Stephen Gibbs

Peace in Ulster could see Black Watch back in Iraq: The Scotsman
Gethin Chamberlain

Wednesday, August 10

Colombia Three 'could serve prison sentence in Ireland': Irish Examiner
Michael O'Farrell

'No deal done' on Colombia Three: BBC

Colombia 3 facing passport inquiry by gardai: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

Colombia Three – US pressure now mounts: Belfast Telegraph
Gene McKenna

Return Of 'Colombia 3' Has Damaged Peace Process Says SDLP's Pat Ramsey: Derry Journal

No request for extradition of Colombia Three: UTV Internet

Hair today, but gone tomorrow?: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

Latest twist turning up the heat on Colombia Three: Irish Independent

Ahern's Colombian conundrum: Belfast Telegraph

SF in power may be closer here than there: Sunday Business Post (Aug 7)

Bertie ought to sacrifice a few pawns: Daily Ireland
Jarlath Kearney

No excuses left for not living in peace: (from the Irish News)
Breidge Gadd

Annus horribilis for Paisley could soon change: Daily Ireland
Anne Cadwallader

DUP Comfort Zone: Derry Journal

SDLP in clash with DUP over heist inquiry: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Faul fears mob rule policing: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Family wants answers: Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

More police patrols for troubled estates: Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

Sinn Féin's response to brutal rape deplorable: (from the Irish News)
Susan McKay

Some things we won't do: Daily Ireland
Tommy McKearney

Catholics given fire blankets for attacks: Irish Independent
Nevin Farrell

We'll catch the bigots, vow police: Belfast Telegraph
Lisa Smyth

Pipe-bomb attacks on village homes blamed on loyalists: Daily Ireland
Zoe Tunney

Wave of attacks on community reminiscent of 2001 campaign: (from the Irish News)
Maeve Connolly

Sinn Fein man hits out at 'low-life bombers': Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh and Lisa Smyth

Loyalists protest at town parade: BBC

'Boys' Chief Expecting Peaceful Parade: Derry Journal

UVF nets LVF guns, drugs and cash: Sunday Life (Aug 7)

The North – Arms Dumps and Loyalist Feud: Sunday Business Post (Aug 7)
Declan Power

Money for nothing: Daily Ireland

Call to bring RIR from England: UTV Internet (Aug 8)

Medals Have Been Earned And Must Be Proudly Worn: The News Letter

Loyalist shooting accused feared for his life, court told: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge and Lisa Smyth

Birmingham MP thanks Irish: Daily Ireland (Aug 1)
Phil Campion

Tuesday, August 9

Government demand Colombia 3 surrender themselves to gardai: UTV Internet

Govt urged to deal with Colombia fugitives: RTE

EU told to challenge Ireland over terrorists: UTV Internet

Dublin must send them back – US body: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Unionist fury at SF welcome for Colombia Three: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Ambassador to travel to Bogota: UTV Internet

Brother of Niall Connolly speaks: UTV Internet

Colombia three test for Dublin: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Case damaging to republicans: (from the Irish News)

Republic Must Keep Politics And Justice Apart: The News Letter

MLA Vows To Uncover Kelly 'Mystery': The News Letter

Delaying devolution is Paisley's admission of failure: Belfast Telegraph
Reg Empey

Adams, stay out of our House: Sunday Independent (Aug 7)

Provisionals are ready to move but is anyone else?: (from the Irish News)
Tom Kelly

Windy Bertie blows Constitution to bits for: Sunday Independent (Aug 7)
John-Paul McCarthy

Irish America played pivotal Northern role: Sunday Business Post (Aug 7)
Niall O'Dowd

In search of the New York Irish: Belfast Telegraph

No Place for Posy among hype hounds and hush puppies: Sunday Independent (Aug 7)
Eoghan Harris

Making up is still very hard to do: (from
Ciaran Ó Pronntaigh

'Call off parade protests in city': Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

How Apprentice Boys' march went from battle to example: (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

Fury as police cut bank heist team: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

Northern Bank probe team 'cut': UTV Internet

People 'Crying Out' For Proper Policing – Denis Bradley: Derry Journal (Aug 5)

Politicking police: Daily Ireland

£100k To Fortify SDLP DPP Homes: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Shove your doves say LVF leadership: Sunday Life (Aug 7)

Harryville picket re-run less likely: Daily Ireland
Nevin Farrell

Nationalist concern at terror campaign: UTV Internet

Unionist anger over sectarian graffiti: Belfast Telegraph
Paddy McGuffin

Fresh approach to US funds for Ireland needed: Daily Ireland
Mairtin O Muilleoir

We did it to the Irish first: (from the New Statesman, Aug 8)
Paul Donovan

Monday, August 8

Extradition of 'Colombia Three' now appears unlikely: The Irish Times
Mark Brennock and Mark Duffy

Santos calls for extradition of Irishmen: RTE

Colombia trio should stay – Adams: BBC

Colombia 3 – time to end the charade: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

Colombia 3 here to stay despite government fury: Sunday Business Post (Aug 7)
Pat Leahy

Colombia Three 'not under watch since return': Irish Examiner
Michael O'Farrell and Cormac O'Keeffe

'Mortar' Monaghan – last man to dye for Ireland: Sunday Independent (Aug 7)
Declan Lynch

Colombia 3 . . . just when we had started to trust Provos: Irish Independent

Sinn Féin and British in secret devolution talks: Sunday Business Post (Aug 7)
Paul T Colgan

In Ulster, the ball is no longer in the IRA's court: Chicago Tribune (Aug 7)
Thomas William Heyck

Sinn Fein back in business: Sunday Business Post (Aug 7)
Paul T Colgan

The Churches and that IRA statement: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 6)
Alf McCreary

Fresh start offers first-class opportunities: (from the Irish News, Aug 4)
Jim Gibney

IRA courageously voices a new vision: Daily Ireland (Aug 1)
Jarlath Kearney

PIRA has failed Wolfe Tone republican test: (from the Irish News, Aug 6)
Patrick Murphy

They haven't gone away: Irish Independent

Sinn Fein seeks political dividend: Sunday Business Post (Aug 7)

Raid cops draw a blank as money trail goes cold: Sunday Life (Aug 7)
Joe Oliver

Poll shows SF is set to make political gains: Sunday Business Post (Aug 7)
Pat Leahy

A pouting puppy in SF's pound of scruffy mongrels: Sunday Independent (Aug 7)
Gwen Halley

IRA's dream was a bloody nightmare: Irish Post
Ronan McGreevy

Injustice of Diplock: Daily Ireland (Aug 3)

Shooting link to loyalist feud probed: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

Killing will go on say feuding gangs: Sunday Life (Aug 7)

Loyalists at war over drugs and extortion: Sunday Business Post (Aug 7)
Colm Heatley

No excuse for attacks on PSNI: (from the Irish News, Aug 6)

No Justice Without Law And Order: Derry Journal (Aug 5)

Why our son?: Sunday Life (Aug 7)
Stephen Breen

Enforcer targets firms with links to SF financier: Sunday Independent (Aug 7)
Shane Ross

Ex-RIR soldiers in Blair protest: Sunday Life (Aug 7)

Collusion inquiry call: Daily Ireland (Aug 6)
Jarlath Kearney

Did Garda tip-off lead to IRA triple execution?: Sunday Life (Aug 7)
Chris Anderson

85 per cent of murders are unsolved: Impartial Reporter (Aug 4)

Ballymena finds its twin in Gibraltar: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 6)
Nevin Farrell

Sunday, August 7

Interpol, US tell Dublin to arrest 3: The Sunday Times
Enda Leahy, Stephen O'Brien and Liam Clarke

Colombia 3 put pressure on Dublin: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Taoiseach – No Govt deal to allow men's return: RTE

Tanaiste tells Bird – give up Colombia 3: Sunday Independent
Maeve Sheehan & Jim Cusack

Don't come back to Ulster, Colombia Three warned: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

Unionist, Fine Gael fury as Colombia Three return: Daily Ireland
Jarlath Kearney

If the Colombia Three stay, State will be accused of harbouring terrorists: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Colombia Three are home to stay: Daily Ireland

No concessions for democracy: Sunday Independent

No Colombian fudge: The Sunday Times

Paisley vows to block devolution: BBC

Kenny to quiz Ahern about 'secret talks': Sunday Independent
Jody Corcoran

Republicans will 'go back to the drawing board': Impartial Reporter

Adams should be cured of his breathtaking arrogance: The Sunday Times
Alan Ruddock

Who's in charge of this sovereign State?: Sunday Independent
Brendan O'Connor

The stage is set for a squalid re-run: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 5)
Ed Moloney

End of an IRA?: Washington Times
Claude Salhani

The Inevitable: The Blanket (Jul 31)
Anthony McIntyre

Viewers keep an Armalite's length: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Paisley's negativity will get him thrown out of the driver's seat: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Hit-list of anger for the unionists: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Most deputies oppose Dail speaking rights for MPs: Sunday Independent
Daniel McConnell

The curious case of Sean Kelly: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

In like Flynn: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

'This was the only way left': Trenton Times (Aug 2)
Darryl R. Isherwood

Mrs Clinton Should Keep Comments To Herself: The News Letter

CAB targets former IRA chief turned businessman: Sunday Independent
Maeve Sheehan

Officials close in on IRA's money-laundering assets: The Sunday Times
Nicola Tallant

SF boss Mackin in tax haven link: Sunday Independent (Jul 31)
Ralph Benson & Shane Ross

DUP Warn Feud Riots Must Stop: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Drugs, guns and the rule of pure fear: Sunday Independent
Henry McDonald

Father dismisses lack of evidence as reason for not prosecuting man: (from Irelandclick, Aug

'Loyalism', feuds and lawlessness: Belfast Telegraph

Orde email 'a disgrace': Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

NIO spinning the wool to pull over loyalists' eyes: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Call For No Repeat Of Diamond Trouble: The News Letter
Ian Starrett

Residents welcome ban on Apprentice Boys parade: Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

Twelfth tourist tonic: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese and Linda McKee

Institution lambasts Blair: Belfast Telegraph

Maginness Government should live up to Finucane commitment: (from Irelandclick, Aug

Spinning heads that need exorcised are better any day than a UDR roadblock: Daily Ireland
Robin Livingstone

The Redemption of Shane Paul O'Doherty: Boston Globe
Kevin Cullen

Ulster's kids / Now they learn tolerance: Minneapolis Star Tribune (Aug 2)

A muttered part of the process: The Guardian (Aug 1)
Peter Preston

Saturday, August 6

Republicans on run from Colombia arrive in Ireland: The Independent
David McKittrick

Return of men plunges peace process into crisis: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

Government denies deal on Colombia Three return: Irish Examiner
Michael O'Farrell and Paul O'Brien

'We went for peace but the Americans tried to frame us': Irish Independent
Senan Molony

'We returned as soon as we were able to': Irish Examiner
Michael O'Farrell

Colombia demanding return of Irishmen: RTE

Suspicion still rife of Colombia Three deal: Irish Examiner
Paul O'Brien

Fuss and furore in another episode of Sinn Fein playing to its own audience: Irish Independent

Why Bertie has no choice but to extradite these men: Irish Independent

British urged not to give in to DUP's 'grubby' demands: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

Hillary – IRA called Ian's bluff: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

'Unrealistic And Ridiculous' – McGuinness: Derry Journal

Never, never never ... never?: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

A long road to devolution?: BBC
Mark Devenport

Watch towers an imperfect ploy: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Blair makes a mess of it again as SF-IRA gloat: Irish Independent

Equal in every way: Daily Ireland
Laurence McKeown

What does future hold when 'gurning' stops?: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney


Voice of bigotry – or sense: The Times (Aug 5)
Bruce Anderson

Paisleys tipped for honours including seat in the Lords: The Irish Times
Frank Millar

Paisley condemns riots by loyalists as police probe raid abuse claims: Irish Independent
Dan McGinn

Apprentice Boys parade is banned: BBC

'Crazy' Royal Black march at interface: Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

Same Killers Suspected Of Two Murders: The News Letter
Joanne Lowry

SDLP outrage at policing expense: (from the Irish News)
Catherine Morrison

PSNI must change – South African cop: Daily Ireland (Aug 4)

'No IRA, No Police – Where Do We Go From Here?': Derry Journal

IRA bomber's release from prison approved: Irish Independent
Brian Hutton

NIO slammed over job ad ban: Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

Like them or loathe them ... the Tones haven't gone away, you know: Irish Independent (Aug 4)
Damian Corless

Scots loyalists sell IRA memorabilia: Daily Ireland
Connla Young

Lots o' fun, don'tcha know: Minneapolis Star Tribune (Aug 1)
Jackie Crosby

Friday, August 5

IRA concessions are justified, says Blair as Paisley has talks at No 10: Daily Telegraph
Tom Peterkin

Plenty of talk but still no handshake for Adams at No 10: The Independent
Colin Brown

Adams presses for North's MPs to have say in the Dáil: The Irish Times
Mark Brennock

Sisters Skeptical About IRA Disarmament: Los Angeles Times (Aug 4)
Ron DePasquale

Terrorists ignore order to dump arms: Impartial Reporter

Author Warns Government – You're Risking A Bomb Attack: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Provos long journey to accepting alien state: (from the Sunday Tribune, Jul 31)
Suzanne Breen

How the IRA was tamed: (from the Toronto Globe & Mail, Aug 4)
John McGarry

The I.R.A.'s Gift of Gab: New York Times
Ed Moloney

Northern Ireland's gasp: Boston Globe (Aug 4)
Therese McKenna

Divis's unblinking eye: (from
Robin Livingstone

GAA and Paisley both discover the downside of a photo-finish: Irish Examiner
Pat Brosnan

John O'Farrell finds the Irish in Blair: The New Statesman
John O'Farrell

The IRA disarms, Sinn Fein sweeps the polls. And Gerry Adams is a loser: The Times (Aug 1)
Tim Hames

Rewards could be plentiful for Sinn Féin if the IRA follows through: Irish Examiner (Aug 4)
Noel Whelan

FF seat in danger as poll shows SF in with a chance: Irish Independent (Aug 2)
Gene McKenna

Southern strategy: The Guardian (Aug 1)

Prepare for re-unification: Daily Ireland

Strange Bedfellows?: The Blanket (Jul 31)
Eamonn McCann

Irish American leaders warm to IRA's words: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Irish Struggle Long Backed In Hartford: Hartford Courant
Steve Thornton

The troubles were tragic – but stupid too: The Guardian (Aug 2)
Lionel Shriver

'Unique Opportunity' Must Be Grasped – Sterling: Derry Journal (Aug 2)

Too Early To Be Rejoicing About The IRA Statement: The News Letter (Aug 2)
Ian Starrett

March to call for truth on collusion: Daily Ireland
Jarlath Kearney

Respect Orange parades Dr Brady: (from the Irish News, Aug 1)
James Stinson

Brits out means us, unionists tell nationalists: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Black March Will Cross The Border: The News Letter
Billy Kennedy

Police hold six over loyalist turf war deaths: The Guardian
Angelique Chrisafis

Officers injured in Belfast riot: BBC

UVF 'Now Dealing Drugs In Estate': The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Orde rebuked over stand-off scenes: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

It's time Hain reined in the UDA 'goon squads': (from the Irish News)
Newton Emerson

DUP councillors refuse to condemn sectarian attacks: Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

MP calls on British to admit policy of 'shoot-to-kill': Ulster Herald
Nigel McDonagh

Thursday, August 4

Paisley and Adams to meet Blair: BBC

Paisley vents anger at 'secret deal' with IRA: The Guardian
Michael White

DUP warning of devolution delay over concessions: The Irish Times
Frank Millar

Paisley sulk over soldiers hits assembly talks hope: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

Warning to DUP over Sinn Fein side deals: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Unionists Feel Threatened by N. Ireland Plan: Los Angeles Times (Aug 3)
Ron DePasquale

Border Anger Over Plans For Army Cutbacks: The News Letter
Mary Lafferty

Bishop calls for trust: Daily Ireland
Zoë Tunney

Hain court threat over Kelly release: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Decision To Axe RIR Units 'Defies Will Of The People': The News Letter
Anne Palmer

Fears over civilian jobs in MoD: BBC

Two-thirds of Army sites go since IRA's first truce: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Bases value 'huge': Daily Ireland
Zoe Tunney

McGuinness – We still need Irish America's help: Irish Echo
Sean Mac Carthaigh

Arms 'unlikely' to be recovered: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Hard political work to come: Irish Echo
Anne Cadwallader

Blair's shame ...: Belfast Telegraph
Robert McCartney

An exciting new era: Daily Ireland
Danny Morrison

An Open Letter to Gerry Adams: The Blanket (Jul 31)
Dolours Price


Unionist MEP condemns speaking rights plan: UTV Internet

DUP condemns Policing Board status quo: Daily Ireland

Police have to win trust, claims priest: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

PSNI 'protects' loyalist: Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

Loyalist chokehold must end say family: (from the Irish News)
Bimpe Fatogun

Man arrested over 1997 shooting: BBC

Ervine defends Miami murder mural: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Collusion inquiry call: Daily Ireland
Jarlath Kearney

Moving gesture in worrying times: (from the Irish News, Aug 2)

Sunday World faces renewed threat: The Press Gazette
Dominic Ponsford

March Highlights 'Republican Split': The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Parties in discussions on parades: BBC

IRA move prompts eBay trade in memorabilia: Irish Examiner
Senan Hogan

Government Rejects UDR/RIR Fund Plans: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Wednesday, August 3

Reducing Ulster regiment 'a risk': Daily Telegraph
Tom Peterkin

'The Peace Process Has Been Damaged': The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Adams celebrates as troops knock despised tower: Irish Independent
Alan Erwin

Colonel Asked To Justify RIR Move: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Orde bids to calm security cut fears: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

Part-time soldiers who were prime targets for terrorists: Daily Telegraph (Aug 2)
Tom Peterkin

Dramatic Derry Demilitarisation: Derry Journal

Hain Has 'No Idea Of The Suffering': The News Letter
Alistair Bushe

'Unite to fight RIR decision': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Unionists Play The Blame Game: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster And Alistair Bushe

Military move heralds end of era: BBC
Brian Rowan


DUP to outline devolution stance: BBC

US Ambassador calls for IRA actions: UTV Internet

Measure history by small changes: Daily Ireland
Anne Cadwallader

What the IRA statement means on the streets: (from the Sunday Tribune, Jul 31)
Suzanne Breen

Dumping arms in N. Ireland: US News & World Report
Roger Simon

Robinson warns of no surrender: Belfast Telegraph
Peter Robinson

They've done it their way ... or have they?: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

IRA spin doctors may be in for a shock: Chicago Sun Times
John O'Sullivan

Time to tell Sinn Fein enough is enough: Irish Independent
Sam Smyth

Surrender of dreams: The Guardian
Niall Stanage

The war is over cue unionist panic attack: (from the Irish News)
Susan McKay


The Discreet Charm of the Terrorist Cause: Washington Post
Anne Applebaum

Empey critical of Policing Board move: RTE

Fresh Campaign To Free Strabane Republican: Derry Journal

Release O'Hare appeal: Daily Ireland
Conor McMorrow

Organisers reject SF plea to cancel Ballymena parade: Daily Ireland
Connla Young

UVF boss 'is informer': Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

Miami killer is honoured: Daily Ireland
Zoe Tunney

Diplock court system to be ended: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Tuesday, August 2

Britain Will Halve Troops in Northern Ireland: New York Times
Brian Lavery

Radical plan to cut security in North unveiled: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Garrison to be halved as Army winds up longest operation: The Times
Michael Evans

DUP demands meeting over regiment: BBC

Sinn Fein demands demilitarisation paper: UTV Internet

Divis Spypost is next to go: (from
Ciara McGuigan

RIR faces 'decent and honourable' end: BBC
Brian Rowan

Sinn Fein must work with police, says chief: The Times
David Sharrock

'Join the PSNI' Archbishop urges: Daily Ireland
Jarlath Kearney

Tourists and locals welcome IRA's 'historic' statement: (from
Damien McCarney

Peter Hain – 'Last mile of ending the conflict is the most difficult': The Independent (Aug 1)
Colin Brown

Who will fill IRA vacuum?: Sunday Business Post (Jul 31)
Barry O'Kelly

Great result or grand political deception?: (from the Irish Times, Jul 30)
Frank Millar

This war ruined most of our lives and it was for nothing: (from the Sunday Tribune, Jul 31) —This article was listed yesterday with the wrong journalist and wrong publication.
Suzanne Breen

Provos were always killers without a cause: Sunday Business Post (Jul 31)
Vincent Browne

Requiem for the IRA: Boston Globe (Aug 1)
Padraig O'Malley

Usual suspects hauled in to snipe at Shinners: Daily Ireland
Damien Kiberd

The war is over so go home and eat your tea: (from the Irish News)
Tom Kelly

Rewriting the Past to Suit the Present: The Blanket
Mick Hall


Grim warning on loyalist feud: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Feud killing fuels fears of attacks on nationalists: Daily Ireland

Appeal follows 'sectarian' attack: BBC

Sinn Fein hails Dail speaking rights plan: UTV Internet

Moving towards and beyond idea of unity: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Dossier on loyalist paramilitary murder sent to UN and US: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

Apologise: (from
Martin Morgan

Victim's commission promised: Irish Examiner

EU peace funding 'could be lost': BBC

New Wild Geese with Enterprise culture: Belfast Telegraph

Monday, August 1

DUP under pressure to deal with Sinn Féin: Irish Examiner
Harry McGee

IRA testing period could be extended: UTV Internet

Sinn Fein demand ban is lifted on £500,000 in MPs' allowances: The Herald
Michael Settle

IRA's 'on the runs' to become 'The Forgiven': Sunday Life (Jul 31)

Tough stance on criminality was crucial, says Taoiseach: Irish Independent
Fionnán Sheahan

Pope hails 'beautiful news' IRA is renouncing violence: The Scotsman
Chris McAuley

IRA move 'powerful and welcome': BBC

IRA begins destruction of weapons: Sunday Business Post (Jul 31)
Barry O'Kelly and Pat Leahy

IRA arms move by end of month: Irish Independent
Fionnán Sheahan

More watchtowers to be demolished: BBC

DUP may challenge Kelly's jail release: Sunday Life (Jul 31)

Now the real dealmaking begins: Sunday Business Post (Jul 31)
Paul T Colgan

Can the IRA make politics work where bombs failed?: The Herald
Michael Settle

Irish America won over by Adams: Sunday Business Post (Jul 31)
Niall O'Dowd

A sour reaction: Sunday Life (Jul 31)
Lynda Gilby

Statement gives hope that war is finally over: (from the Irish News)
James Kelly

After Sunningdale, the IRA was fighting the wrong war: Sunday Business Post (Jul 31)
Tom McGurk

A united Ireland is inevitable: The Guardian
Roy Hattersley


I.R.A. Pledge Seen as Potential Model for Other Conflicts: New York Times (Jul 30)
Jim Dwyer

In Britain, shift in fight against terror stirs mix of emotions: Boston Globe (Jul 29)
Charles M. Sennott

Blair's two faces of terrorism: The Observer (Jul 31)
Geoffrey Wheatcroft

Two Faces of Terrorism: Is One More Evil Than the Other?: New York Times
Alan Cowell

A nightmare ends, another nightmare begins: The Guardian (Jul 29)
Jonathan Freedland

From Belfast to Beirut – Good news at last: The (Lebanon) Daily Star (Jul 30)
Rami G. Khouri

IRA's saga shows terror must be ended from within: Newark Star-Ledger (Jul 29)
John Farmer

IRA's new course shows terrorism can be defeated: Cleveland Plain Dealer (Jul31)
Elizabeth Sullivan

Unionists warn of sanctions against 'All-Ireland parliament': UTV Internet

Third victim of loyalist feud had survived murder bid six years ago: The Independent
David McKittrick

Three arrests in loyalist inquiry: BBC

UVF 'seeking to destroy rival loyalist group': Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

LVF smoked out after barbecue: Sunday Life (Jul 31)
Alan Murray

Bobbies in bandit country: Sunday Life (Jul 31)
John McGurk

Policing is too vital for a hasty move: Daily Ireland (Jul 30)

Service celebrates life and work of murdered Miami Showband members: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

The mystery of the Miami murders: Sunday Business Post (Jul 31)
Tom McGurk

Blame for armed raid on family pointing to IRA: Irish Independent
Breda Heffernan


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