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Wednesday, August 15

I was asked to join Alliance group – Purvis: The News Letter

Paisley to block Irish Language Act:

SDLP could be all shook up on Dublin road: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Westminster – real value for Sinn Fein: Belfast Telegraph

We are on the right road: Derry Journal

Weed out the bigots, demands Jeffrey after sectarian taunts: Belfast Telegraph
Connla Young

Thousands unite in call for truth:
Evan Short

SF leader should 'tell all that he knows': The News Letter (Aug 11)

NW contingent at 'March for Truth' rally: Derry Journal

Political wilderness or is it game on?:

'Republicans shouldn't point the finger': The News Letter (Aug 11)

Omagh trial was a farce – relative: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

IRSP commemoration: Derry Journal

Operation Re-Write: The Blanket
Mick Hall

Fury after judge lets gun-running accused go on a Donegal holiday: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh Wallace and Claire Regan

90% against Aer Lingus transfer from Shannon: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

Aer Lingus pilots plan strikes over move to Belfast: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

Why the N. Ireland comparison doesn't fit: Jerusalem Post
Herb Keinon

Scotland's SNP government outlines independence plan: The Irish Times
Frank Millar

Tuesday, August 14

Sinn Fein man is an IRA killer, claim unionists: Sunday Life (Aug 12)
Chris Anderson

Sinn Fein 'could take seats in the Commons': Belfast Telegraph
Sam Lister

Fianna Fáil Tuaisceart – The Republican Party's Trojan Horse in the Six-Counties?: (from the Hibernian Magazine)
Neil McCarthy

MacCionnaith rubbishes SF/residents rift rumours: Sunday Life (Aug 12)
Chris Anderson

Boys on the march: The News Letter

Unionists tell Sinn Fein to focus on the IRA's bloodiest atrocities: The News Letter

'Come forward and tell us what went on': Sunday Life (Aug 12)
Stephen Breen

Victims ask Adams – where is our truth?: The News Letter (Aug 11)

'What about IRA men and state collusion?': The News Letter (Aug 11)

Ritchie's threat sees talks put on hold: Sunday Life (Aug 12)
Alan Murray

Dallat 'warned' of threat to life: BBC

Dallat not 'intimidated' by loyalist death threat: Belfast Telegraph
Will Ellison

Strong line the right one with parasitic UDA thugs: (from the Irish News)
Tom Kelly

Ahern urged to stop funding loyalist community project: Belfast Telegraph

Thomas Devlin's Mother Speaks Out: UTV Internet

Ahern loyalist grant clarified: BBC

A bit of plane talking: Belfast Telegraph
Pól Ó Muirí

Belfast cemetery signs bid 'offensive': (from the Irish News)

GAA needs to change its biased image: The News Letter (Aug 10)

Valuable lessons from Ireland: Philadelphia Inquirer (Aug 13)
Bob Martin

Monday, August 13

No more sitting as both judge and jury in NI: The Scotsman
Graham Greig

Irish nationalism reduced to status of Irish dancing: (from the Irish News, Aug 11)
Patrick Murphy

Trouble spots can learn from Northern Ireland peace pact: Daily Nation (Kenya)
Chege Mbitiru

Loyalist schemes get green light: (Aug 10)
Áine McEntee

Bail refused to neighbourhood watch claim man: (from the Irish News, Aug 9)

Truth Rally addressed by Adams: UTV Internet

Row over Omagh memorial plans: Irish Independent

BBC quiz on sectarianism gave out wrong answers: (from the Irish News, Jul 28)
Diana Rusk

Aer Lingus goes for peace dividend: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Belfast shines as Shannon whines: Sunday Tribune (Aug 12)
Richard Delevan

National carrier's cross-border stealth mission a complete failure Ill-concealed jubilation, particularly among the triumphalist DUP in Belfast, makes it a harder to sell: Irish Independent
Sam Smyth

Sunday, August 12

UDA will not decommission before Northern minister's 60-day ultimatum: Sunday Business Post
Colm Heatley

Last wake-up call for UDA diehards: Belfast Telegraph

Police attacked with petrol bombs: BBC

Ex-IRA prisoners to host Apprentice Boy: Derry Journal (Aug 10)

End of The Troubles: The Hindu
Mike Marqusse

McClenaghan in talks call: (Aug 10)
Alana Fearon

Omagh bomb trial described as a 'farce' by victim's husband: Sunday Business Post
Colm Heatley

Omagh – the questions that still need answering: Sunday Business Post
Colm Heatley

INLA man feigned friendship but ordered my death: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Truth costs nothing but cover-up's expensive: (Aug 10)

Chapel graffiti 'deplorable act': Ballymoney Times

Human rights boss backs 1982 triple murder probe: (Aug 10)
Áine McEntee

Stormont welcomes move to Belfast: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

No easy way out for ministers on Shannon: Sunday Business Post

Contrary to opinion, I am politically consistent: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Irish teens share Boca home to learn of peace: South Florida Sun Sentinel
Liz Doup

Murdered garda's family deserves the full truth. What's the problem?: Irish Examiner (Aug 11)
Ryle Dwyer

Saturday, August 11

UDA sticks to its guns: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

UDA is in 'last chance saloon': BBC

SF criticise Ritchie move: UTV Internet

The UDA has to go away: (from the Irish News)

UDA pays the price: Belfast Telegraph

Policing powers ...more a case of when than if: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Restorative justice groups making a difference:
Áine McEntee

The 'yes' factor: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Withdrawal? What withdrawal?:
Des Wilson

100 days... and didn't they do well?: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 9)

Ógra Shinn Féin hold demilitarisation rally: Ulster Herald

Pace quickens in the search for tragic truth:
Damian McCarney

Truth is for all the people:
Martin Morgan

GAA forms anti-bigotry task force: Belfast Telegraph
Connla Young

Election spending 'no guarantee of success': The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Council votes to hang Queen (back on wall): Belfast Telegraph
Victor Gordon

Parade organisers vow to march next year unless funding granted: (from the Irish News)
Maeve Connolly

Murals should remain in Ulster: The News Letter

Cross-border trade is worth £2bn annually: The News Letter
Richard Sherriff

Southerners 'using free health care in the north': (from the Irish News, Aug 9)
Seamus McKinney

School row father asks – - 'Why just single out my daughter?': Derry Journal

Aer Lingus here at last: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Tory MP wants federation of UK parliaments: The Herald (Aug 10)
Michael Settle

Friday, August 10

Exclusive poll shows public back top Ministers to the hilt: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Unionists debate a move to opposition: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

DUP supporters approve of work being done by McGuinness – poll: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

PSNI's first Cross invite: Newry Democrat

'Don't equate terrorists with victims' – says Campbell: Derry Journal

Ministers clash at Belfast debate: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Tyrone republicans to "March for Truth": Ulster Herald

Truth last big issue to be resolved in conflict: (from the Irish News)
Jim Gibney

Ghosts just won't go away: (Aug 7)
Máirtín Ó Muilleoir

Long way to go before SF free of foot-in-mouth: (from the Irish News)
Newton Emerson

I'll go back but GAA must stamp out abuse, warns star Darren: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Confronting bigotry – GAA leads by example: Irish Examiner

Loyalist funding decision due:

Commission blasted over Drumcree 'delay': The News Letter

Parade organiser blames Commission: Ballymena Times

Flags and tensions lowered ahead of Dunclug bonfire: Ballymena Times

FAIR 'will not back down' despite talks: Newry Democrat

Hamill hearings to proceed after legal issue resolved:

Senator talks back on 'victim' mindset: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Omagh marks ninth anniversary of bombing: Ulster Herald
Mark McKelvey

State to replace missing plaque of UVF founder: Irish Independent
Brian Hutton

Thursday, August 9

Empey urges end to consitutional politics:

Group to petition the Queen to halt Stormont power-sharing: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Commission blasted over Drumcree 'delay': The News Letter

Mayor in respect plea ahead of parade: Derry Journal

Troublemakers stay away: Derry Journal

Don't build bonfires – call: (Aug 7)
Evan Short

Doubts cast over target of pipe bomb: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

The '50p' handshake says it all about UDA: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Flag-flapping loyalists not waving but drowning: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Dissidents 'behind' recovered explosives: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Cost of RIRA attack reaches £10m: (from the Irish News)
Suzanne McGonagle

Adams criticised over black ribbon march: RTE

Adams attacked over comments on victims: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Adams recalls terror of plastic bullets:

Tribunal to address cops' postal excuse: Sunday Life (Aug 5)
Ciaran McGuigan

GAA player who quit over abuse lured back on to field: Irish Independent
Eugene Moloney

What people will do next still remains one of life's greatest unknowns: Irish Independent
Kevin Myers

Bigotry proving hard to eradicate: (from the Irish News)

Harris is 'bracing' himself for Féile debate: (Aug 7)
Damian McCarney

It's all to play for as businesses try to make their point: Irish Independent
Willie Dillon

McCoist fears ban on Rangers' travelling fans: The Guardian (Aug 6)
Ewan Murray

Online bid to give football bigots the boot: The Scotsman (Aug 8)
John Robertson

Wednesday, August 8

Bogside residents meet with police over parade concerns: Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

Stonethrowers attack Boys HQ – Tourists under siege in Memorial Hall: Derry Journal

The cultural diaspora in Londonderry: The News Letter

DUP man calls for end to 'feuding': (from the Irish News)
Allison Morris

Ex-LVF chief blames UVF for depot blaze: Sunday Life (Aug 5)
Stephen Breen

The PSNI won't be going away like the army: Derry Journal

Absent -- with leave: Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Aug 7)

Stepping stone to unity: Irish Democrat (Jul 21)
Ken Keable

PSNI come under attack in Craigavon:

Adams keen on truth commission:

Wright case legal challenge refused: (from the Irish News)
Ashleigh Wallace

Family calls for inquiry into garda's murder: RTE

Bloody legacy of internment and the Troubles still live on: (from the Irish News)
Marie Louise McCrory

Football and bigotry drama 'is just as relevant today': Belfast Telegraph
Matthew McCreary

Children failing to gain from Belfast's peace dividend: The Guardian

Anger in Shannon, joy in Stormont: Irish Independent
Grainne Cunningham

'Fly Saltire higher – or army has to go': The Scotsman
Louise Gray

Tuesday, August 7

Re-run of Love Ulster march is rejected after secret talks: Irish Independent
Senan Molony

Sectarian violence can end: Newark Star-Ledger (Aug 5)
John Farmer

Parties must not revert back to past dissensions: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Out of N. Ireland: Toredo Blade (Aug 6)

£1 million won't go far in weaning UDA off crime: (from the Irish News)
Tom Kelly

Get kids into the paramilitaries ... that's the Christian youth groups: (from the Irish Daily Star, Aug 6)
John Coulter

Brother of Nelson says families face being vilified: (from the Irish News)

Homes attacked by sectarian mob: The News Letter
Rebecca Black

Explosive revelations must spark inquiry – McCord: Sunday Life (Aug 5)
Stephen Breen

Belfast murals hailed as 'best tourist attraction in the UK': UTV Internet

Murals have a troubled story to tell: The News Letter

So who are the killers?: (Aug 3)

GAA player will 'name sectarian abusers': Sunday Tribune (Aug 6)
Terry McLaughlin

Brennan needs to get tough and kick sectarianism out of GAA: Sunday Tribune (Aug 6)

CIRA – We are not behind death threat: (Jul 27)
Áine McEntee

Aer Lingus crosses the border to fly from Belfast: The Times
David Sharrock

Northern Ireland Seeks Jump-Start: Wall Street Journal
Andrew Peaple

Star Keane takes Ulster kids for special coaching: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 1)
Lesley-Anne Henry

'John Hume City of Derry Airport': Derry Journal (Jul 24)
Gerry Murray

Monday, August 6

Hardline loyalist planning anti-DUP protest: Sunday Life (Aug 5)
Stephen Breen

Funding is for loyalist communities . . . not paramilitary pockets: Sunday Life (Aug 5)
Frankie Gallagher

UDA leader – We've shot ourselves in the foot: Sunday Life (Aug 5)
Brian Rowan

Parades body restricts dissident republican march: (from the Irish News, Aug 4)
Maeve Connolly

Love Ulster planning a cultural event for Dublin: (from the Sunday Times, Aug 5)
Liam Clarke

To the victor the spoils and an obscene legacy: (from the Irish News, Aug 4)
Patrick Murphy

British troops in N. Ireland 1969 – 2007: Daily Mirror (Aug 1)
Kevin Toolis

N Ireland SAS hero looks back: The Sun (Aug 1)
Andy McNab

Royal Scots recall fight for peace: Edinburgh Evening News (Aug 1)
Joanna Valley

Enemies are now sitting side by side: Worcester News (Aug 1)

Not every lesson from Operation Banner is transferrable: (from the Sunday Times, Aug 5)
Liam Clarke

N. Ireland leader brings news of peace: Cincinnati Enquirer (Aug 5)
Patrick Crowley

A matter of time before INLA kills innocent person, say gardaí: Irish Examiner
Cormac O'Keeffe

Agents given 'free reign to murder': Sunday Life (Aug 5)
Stephen Breen

Brother of man murdered by soldier in 1983 wants answers: (from the Irish News, Aug 4)

Parents of murdered Army agent demand face-to-face with spymaster: Sunday Life (Aug 5)
Chris Anderson

Murder inquiry is a 'sham' – girlfriend: (Aug 3)

Protestant quits Gaelic football accusing fellow players of bigotry: The Times
David Sharrock

Heading south now a smooth ride: The News Letter (Aug 2)

Pupil's father battles the 'Gaeilge Taliban': Irish Independent
Jason O'Brien

Sunday, August 5

Ceremony marks end of Operation Banner: UTV Internet

The long goodbye: Sunday Business Post
Colm Heatley

Bereaved in Northern Ireland will not forget: Sunday Telegraph
Olga Craig

The wrong force in the wrong place for 38 years: Sunday Business Post
Tom McGurk

Beware the next chapter in Ulster's troubled story: Scotland on Sunday
Gerald Warner

Paisley blasts the rioting UDA 'thugs': Belfast Telegraph
Victoria O'Hara

UDA should disarm and 'get lost', says Mad Dog: The Observer
Henry McDonald

New world that may not be too far away: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 3)
Brian Rowan

Police protecting the peace for us all: Belfast Telegraph

Nationalists seek ban on marches outside churches: (from the Irish News, Aug 2)
Barry McCaffrey

Good atmosphere and fancy dress adds to band parade fun: The News Letter (Aug 2)

News of 'Twelfth' reaches Sardinia: Derry Journal

'Sectarian attack' on two houses: BBC

Nine held in anti-subversive operation: RTE

No anonymity for former RUC men at Hamill inquiry: (from the Irish News, Aug 1)

Belfast's forgotten Bloody Sunday: (Aug 3)
Damian McCarney

Sinn Fein has hijacked the history of Ulster: The Sunday Times
Peter Taylor

Bogside murals – 'living witnesses' to history: Derry Journal (Jul 30)

Street talk: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Rangers on rack as sectarian chanting mars win: Scotland on Sunday
Andrew Smith

Lesser of two evils: Daily Telegraph

Saturday, August 4

UUP MLAs 'may quit': The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Party 'must not abandon policy they went to the people on': The News Letter

Deputy sings out praises for leader Paisley: Irish Independent
Gordon Deegan

Bombs, gunfire and war: Cincinnati Post
Mark Neikirk

Major Mike's memories of 'The Troubles': York Press
Charlotte Percival

Final symbolic changing of guard: BBC
Vincent Kearney

The Irish 'Troubles' continue: National Post (Aug 3)
John O'Sullivan

A withdrawal to cheer: Edmonton Journal (Aug 2)

Priests on patrol 'a stunt' – Fr. Canny: Derry Journal

Paisley slams 'paramilitary evil': BBC

Just who is in control of UDA?: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

UDA 'lining their pockets': Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

No excuse for orgy of destruction: The News Letter

UDA cash now indefensible: (from the Irish News)

CRJ schemes announced for loyalist areas: UTV Internet

Plans for Love Ulster Parade cancelled: RTE

March for Truth will highlight collusion:
Damian McCarney

Club to lodge complaint over player's sectarian slur allegations: Irish Independent
Mick Breslin and Shane Hickey

Abused GAA player gets Croke invitation: Belfast Telegraph

The hallowed trophy named after Protestant Sam Maguire: Irish Independent

Dealing with GAA's bigots: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

The bigots must be seen to pay a high price for their insults: Irish Independent

Getting in the way of a good story:
Concubhar Ó Liathain

Tony Blair – a penitent Catholic: New Statesman
Sholto Byrnes

Ancient royal marriage law 'should be changed': Daily Telegraph
Brendan Carlin and Jonathan Petre

Applying lessons of Northern Ireland: Toronto Star

Friday, August 3

Motive behind Army base plans 'political': The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Cost factors cited for siting of army bases: (from the Irish News)

No misty eyes about 'Banner': Ulster Herald

We've come a long way: Derry Journal

New group set up to oppose DUP: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Police call to withdraw £1m UDA grant: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

UDA 'must take responsibility for tensions in estate': Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

UDA told to lower tension on riot estate: The News Letter

Kilcooley's disgrace: Belfast Telegraph

Labour pact has made SF kosher in south: (from the Irish News, Aug 1)
Brian Feeney

Crossmaglen crime crackdown: UTV Internet

One agency untouched by sweeping change: (from the Irish News)
Jim Gibney

Sectarianism – View from the street: Belfast Telegraph
Matthew McCreary

Sectarianism in the GAA is 'utterly wrong': Irish Independent

GAA must weed out and ban the bigots: Belfast Telegraph

Ulster football fans hit out at Kielty's claims: Belfast Telegraph
Matthew McCreary

'End bonfire culture': Newry Democrat

Report due on probe of Beragh-born cop's death: Ulster Herald
Mark McKelvey

Irish language speakers hit out at Poots' comments: (Jul 31)
Damian McCarney

IRA training haunts Colombia's guerrilla war: Daily Telegraph
Jeremy McDermott

Unionist U-turn over South's roads: The News Letter

Ulster is moving up on the fast track: Belfast Telegraph

Peter Phillips may renounce succession: Daily Telegraph
Jonathan Petre

Thursday, August 2

Moving army bases 'is ethnic cleansing': Irish Independent

Sacrifice of bomb squad praised: The News Letter
David Young

Money conquers all in North as the soldiers finally head home: Irish Independent
Martina Devlin

History must decide: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Operation Banner soldiers deserve grateful cheers, not our ungracious jeers: Irish Independent
Kevin Myers

Banner year for Ulster: Washington Times

Hopes for normality as Army leaves: The News Letter

BBC coverage of Army withdrawal 'one-sided' – MP: The News Letter

UUP will discuss opposition move: BBC

The quiet lessons of Northern Ireland: Boston Globe
Louise Richardson

Report – Appointment was a sop to the DUP:
Ciarán Barnes

Shots fired during Bangor clashes: RTE

Moves to end UDA feud with meeting: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Dissident republicans told to call off parade: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

The rebirth of Glenbryn: Belfast Telegraph
Helen Carson

Protestant GAA star hounded out by vile taunts: Irish Independent
Alan Erwin and Fergus Black

We're still as sectarian as ever, claims Paddy: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria O'Hara

Now, we're the poor relations: The News Letter

Wednesday, August 1

Longest military campaign winds up: The News Letter

Police don't need British military now, says chief: Irish Independent
Ian Graham

Closure marks sea-change in security levels: (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

Dermot Ahern welcomes NI army scale down: UTV Internet

Final curtain falls on army's 38-year campaign in north: (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

The longest tour of duty is over: The Independent (Jul 31)
David McKittrick

No fanfare… but after 38 years a chapter of history is closed: The Herald

From tea and biscuits to the longest 'war' in history of Britain's military: Irish Independent

Social posting 'turns to chaos': BBC
Vincent Kearney

My memories of 'a job well done': The Herald
Neil Griffiths

British terrorist campaign over:
Máirtín Ó Muilleoir

Troops out of Ulster: The Herald

Ombusdman 'needs to weed out informants': Evening Echo

Consign all terrorism to history: The News Letter

MLA in warning over unified policing plan: The News Letter

Faith in the police... clergy on patrol: BBC

Hamill case sent back to Belfast court:

Hamill family demand 'open' inquiry into mob killing: Irish Independent
Gareth Morgan

Minding their languages: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Garda will help Omagh case – Lenihan:
Elaine Edwards

Palestinian teens to meet Omagh relatives: UTV Internet

Army takes valuable lessons to Iraq and Afghanistan: The Guardian
Richard Norton-Taylor and Owen Boycott

The lessons Northern Ireland holds for Iraq: The Independent
David McKittrick

The futility of fighting an unwinnable war: The Herald
Ian Bell

Making peace not war: The Guardian


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