This archive contains references to articles from August 16-31, 2004. If you find a link that is out of date please let us know by e-mailing the Newshound.




Book Reviews
& Book Forum

Search / Archive
Back to 10/96





Tuesday, August 31

Focus on extremists 'damaging' accord: BBC

Opponents united in their desire for power: Financial Times
Frederick Studemann

A Northern Ireland settlement matters to us all: The Independent
Hillary Clinton

Parties are caught in thorns of a dilemma: Belfast Telegraph
Robert McCartney

Slowly, the North has embraced the miracle of its peace: Irish Independent
David McKittrick

Republicans embrace politics of compromise: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

The right to peace: Sunday Business Post (Aug 29)
Sean Brady

Primate repeats IRA disband call: BBC

I'll work with Sinn Fein, says Orde: Belfast Telegraph

Reservist 'payouts' bill could top £100m: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O'Neill

Paisley is fit to lead talks, insists Donaldson: Belfast Telegraph

Memorial attacks a 'campaign to goad': Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

UDA arson gang caught on CCTV: Sunday Life (Aug 29)

Bomb victim 'will not forgive' her attacker: (from the Irish News)
Catherine Morrison

Justice Is Promised For Teebane Families: The News Letter (Aug 25)
Steven Moore

Jail sex informer under death threat: The Observer (Aug 29)
Henry McDonald

Republicans ask UN for Maze recognition: (from the Irish News, Aug 26)
Catherine Morrison

Topsy Turvy World: The Blanket (Aug 26)
Eamonn McCann

Police list sectarianism-linked arrests: The Scotsman
Chris McAuley

Scotland's sectarian shame: The Herald

Monday, August 30

NIO blocking progress on peace - Sinn Fein: UTV Internet

Police chief 'prepared to work with SF justice minister': Irish Independent
Sorcha Crowley

One-in-the-eye for flag row Orde: Sunday Life (Aug 29)
Alan Murray

Archbishop calls on IRA to disband: Irish Independent
David Quinn

Will Keith Rogers be the last to die in IRA war?: The Scotsman
George Kerevan

Policing is key to final peace: (from the Irish News, Aug 28)

Ten Years On: (from The People, Aug 29)
Danny Morrison

Peace for the living and the dead: Sunday Business Post (Aug 29)
Oistin MacBride

Aid murder probe, GAA club urges supporters: (from the Irish News, Jul 22)
Sharon O’Neill

Real IRA goes east for guns: Sunday Life (Aug 29)
Stephen Breen

Understanding the raison d'être for the armed struggle: The Blanket
Mick Hall

Republicans swap armalites for microphones as 'terror tours' take off: Irish Independent
David McKittrick

UVF gangsters blamed for race-hate attacks: Sunday Life (Aug 29)

Dodds in 'stay calm' appeal after stabbings: Sunday Life (Aug 29)

Intolerance has to stop: (from the Irish News, Aug 27)

Massacre memorial vandalised: BBC

Delegation to meet Gadaffi contact again: Sunday Life (Aug 29)
Alan Murray

When Irish nationalists marched for British rights: Sunday Business Post (Aug 29)
Tom McGurk

The atheists and Christians at war over the big-bong theory: Irish Independent
Ian O'Doherty

Republic fans in Ulster set up own club: Sunday Life (Aug 29)

22 held over sectarian incidents at Old Firm match: The Herald
Martin McLaughlin & William Tinning

Sunday, August 29

Ulster politics faces crisis as doctors order Paisley to quit: Sunday Telegraph
Melissa Kite and Alan Murray

Blair prepares to face North: Sunday Business Post
Sean Mac Carthaigh

The mandarins are baffled by every shade of Orange: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

North reforms in a sorry state 10 years later: Sunday Business Post
Paul T. Colgan

Calling the bigots' bluff: Sunday Business Post

Bill ... this isn't the time to turn your back on us: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Why Bill doesn't thrill: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Anger over removal of flags in Torrens estate: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh Wallace

So now another estate has been cleansed of Protestants: Sunday Telegraph
Jenny McCartney

Anger over peace prize for Sinn Fein: Belfast Telegraph

'Protestants are being marginalised by rulings': UTV Internet

Most IRA prisoners held in Irish jails: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Bandsmen stabbed in attack: BBC

A Quarter Of A Century Ago: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

Regiment Merger Comes Under Fire: The News Letter (Aug 26)
David Young

Footage handover 'would put RTE crews in danger': Irish Independent (Aug 27)
Paul Higgins

Three times a rebel: Irish World
Paul Donovan

Ronan Bennett - Rebel rouser: Independent on Sunday

Saturday, August 28

Protestant exodus is 'an opportunity lost': (from the Irish News)
Sharon O'Neill

'Cleansing' goes on: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Rehoming Of Families May Further Divide: The News Letter

DUP should not set the bar at Heaven's height: Irish Independent

From paramilitaries to police: Irish Independent

Our marathon is not yet finished: Belfast Telegraph

Ten years on - is the end of the IRA in sight?: Irish Independent
Chris Thornton

Kerry Must Hear Our Voice: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Hume Welcomes Hillary Clinton Back To Derry: Derry Journal

Clinton visit ends on sour note: UTV Internet

Clinton welcomed as friend to all: (from the Irish News)

Conflicting Reports Over Derry Loyalist 'unrest': Derry Journal

Jail 'set to explode' chiefs warned: UTV Internet

Loughgall, logic and the odd case of human rights: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

KGB Involved in Murder of British Queen's Cousin —Weekly: (Aug 26) Newshound note

Villagers remember 'brave and kind man': Daily Telegraph
Paddy Clancy

Tribute To IRA Victims: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield And Gemma Murray

Military massacre remembered: BBC

Bloody anniversary: The Times (Aug 27)

Poignant anniversary for McConville family: (from the Irish News)
Suzanne McGonagle

Vandals target both orange and green: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 25)
Michael McHugh

Tragic torment and death of Romeo and Juliet: Irish Independent (Aug 3)
David McKittrick

Friday, August 27

Durkan rejects 'rolling devolution' for Ulster: UTV Internet

Kerry to adopt active role in North if elected to White House: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham and Brian Dowling

Unionists call for 'balance' from Kerry: UTV Internet

Clintons use Irish book tour to push for greater progress in peace process: Financial Times
Jimmy Burns

Clintons to visit peace centre: BBC

Bill's key contribution to peace process: Irish Independent

DUP claim Hillary's in need of history lessons: Irish Independent
Anita Guidera

Coolness For Clinton Visit From Unionists: The News Letter

Clinton deserves a cordial welcome: Belfast Telegraph

Peace in North can halt global terror, says Clinton: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

Top Unionist 'shifts tactics on Assembly': UTV Internet

Unionist row after policing remarks by DUP: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Binning Republicanism: (from the News Letter)
Suzanne Breen

Families of Disappeared still waiting: (from the Irish News)
Maeve Connolly

Protestants move out of Belfast's war zone estate: The Independent
David McKittrick

Tears flow as families flee: BBC
Mark Simpson

Father is adamant that IRA was behind son's abduction: (from the Irish News)
William Scholes

Call To Get Rid Of Parades Body: The News Letter
David Young

Court drops murder charge in loyalist feud case: Irish Independent

US Group To Consider Narrow Water Probe: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Warrenpoint horror attack remembered: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

The day my dad was killed by the Provos: Irish Independent
Alexandra Blair

Why did you kill my son?: Impartial Reporter

Death of a Royal: Sligo Weekender (Aug 24)
Gerry McLaughlin

Man questioned on 80s murder: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O'Neill

Thursday, August 26

SF challenge DUP talks commitment: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

IRA still has long way to go — DUP: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O'Neill

Clinton remains 'kind of hopeful' over future of North's peace process: Irish Examiner
Caroline O'Doherty

Assembly 'must have powers': BBC

Progress in policing is in spite of political stalling: (from the Irish News, Aug 24)
Sharon O'Neill

North's choice between dependency and democracy: Irish World
Tom Griffin

Not only the DUP want Sinn Féin kept out: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Prepare for a surprise - DUP may be the party to do a deal with SF: Irish Examiner
Noel Whelan

Parties Differ, But Cause Is Just The Same: The News Letter

Clinton says Kerry would be good for NI: UTV Internet

Bush's man in N.Y.: Irish Echo
Susan Garraty

Clinton set for Belfast return: BBC

Clintons' Visit 'An Insult To IRA Victim': The News Letter
Anne Palmer

Reynolds reveals secret Shankill talks with Loyalist groups: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

Loughall - A Truth To Remain Untold: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

Families flee after 'intimidation': BBC

Sinn Fein anger at party member's arrest: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Judge warns paramilitaries over extortion: Irish Independent
Ivan McMichael

Border swoop on £1m goods in two months: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Drumcree bomb-death man loses court appeal: Belfast Telegraph

'13 Gone But Not Forgotten, We Got 18 and Mountbatten': Wild Geese
Joe McGowan

The Mountbatten murder, Maggie, and prison protests: Irish Echo
Edward T. O'Donnell

Wednesday, August 25

Push is on to restore devolution, says Murphy: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

Convict justice minister 'not on': Irish Independent
Senan Molony

IRA shows no sign of going away: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O'Neill

DUP Urged To Take Up Trimble Offer: The News Letter
Suzanne Breen

Confidence needed to go further: (from the Irish News)
Breidge Gadd

The challenge for all of us is to build on what works: (from the Irish News)
Martin McGuineess

The North's Future Depends On Tony Blair's Bravery: The Blanket
Paul A. Fitzsimmons

Deal To Restore Devolution Is An Uphill Task: The News Letter

MP Demands Talks On Collusion: Derry Journal

Be Sensible At Parades, Plea By Police: The News Letter
Elinor Glynn

At last, the State Dept. is flexing some muscle: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

'End attacks on memorials': Sunday Life (Aug 22)

Justice in the dock: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

How Ireland went from bust to boom: Irish Independent
Tom Garvin

Tuesday, August 24

Hopes that IRA will disarm in peace deal: Financial Times
Jimmy Burns

Northern Secretary optimistic for talks next month: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan and Arthur Beesley

Now is the time for all good men . . .: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Sinn Fein needs deal on policing -- quickly: Irish Echo
Paul Colgan

Full-time reserve on agenda: BBC

Criticism On Policing 'Categorically Untrue': The News Letter

Quit? Me? Not Unless I Have To: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

UUP and DUP must pull together: Belfast Telegraph

Claims of ethnic cleansing in a divided city: Irish Independent
David McKittrick

Jobs for the Boys: The Blanket (Aug 11)
George Young

Peace has paid little dividend to working-class Protestants: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

'Faithful few' yearning for good old days: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Derry on alert for Clinton peace talk: Belfast Telegraph
Ciaran O'Neill

SF claims woman hit by flautist: (from the Irish News)
Nevin Farrell

Police 'admit to SAS role in IRA deaths': Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

Anger as Orde meets families of IRA: Belfast Telegraph

IRA Was Out For Murder At Loughgall: The News Letter

Black gets 35 days and is deported: Irish Echo
Stephen McKinley

Easier to be gay than Protestant: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Regan

Monday, August 23

Collins 'would have been frustrated by pact delay': Irish Examiner
Michael Brennan

Dad's fit for the job says junior: Sunday Life (Aug 22)
Alan Murray

Real test for DUP: (from the Irish News, Aug 21)
Patrick Murphy

Cops to swoop on riot ringleaders: Sunday Life (Aug 22)

RBP parade restricted: (from the Irish News, Aug 21)
Barry McCaffrey

IRA man's family meets Orde: BBC

Anger at latest blow for Tyrone man 'interned on remand': Ulster Herald
Anton McCabe

Sacrificed to protect spy?: Sunday Life (Aug 22)
John McGurk

Fionnbarr Ó Dochartaigh and the Captain Kelly Campaign: The Blanket
Liam O Comain

New bid to stop £280m Iraq contract: Sunday Life (Aug 22)
Stephen Breen

Papal primacy claim angers ecumenists: (from the Irish News, Aug 19)
William Scholes

Sunday, August 22

Paisley aide rules out peace by Christmas: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Timing 'the key' to political progress: BBC
Martina Purdy

Faint hopes of success must not be sabotaged: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

SF and DUP know it's time to 'use it or lose it': Sunday Business Post
Tom McGurk

Republican parties set for vote bloodbath: Sunday Independent
Liam Collins & Jim Cusack

Remember the horrors: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Poor Gerry 'Jeeves' has a very big mess to clear up: Sunday Independent
Brendan O'Connor

Sporting spirit can be a unifying force: Belfast Telegraph

Graveyard shift for hacks comes to end: Sunday Independent

MP alleges 'ethnic cleansing' of estate: Belfast Telegraph
Andrea Clements

Clintons to push for progress on peace at Belfast visit: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Racist attacks spark call for special patrols: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Gardai reopen investigation into murder of SF councillor: Sunday Business Post
Paul T Colgan

A united approach to Theology: Belfast Telegraph
Dennis Cooke

Children from Ireland enjoy holiday in Mohawk Valley: Herkimer Evening Telegram
Joe Parmon

Saturday, August 21

200 convicted of terror since truce: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

British Failing Peace Process: Derry Journal

Appeals for Unionist unity in peace process talks: UTV Internet

Fianna Fail orders tough makeover to stop Sinn Fein: Irish Independent
Senan Molony

Garvagh Catholic tells of daily hell: (from the Irish News, Aug 18)
Roddy McGregor

Alleged IRA kidnap victim a free man as charges dropped: Irish Independent
Ivan McMichael

Rathenraw Threat: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

SDLP wants low-flying helicopters grounded: (from the Irish News, Aug 13)
Seamus McKinney

Catholic man challenged over estate agency bias claims: UTV Internet

North West Old Firm fans team up: Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

'I Hope The INLA Did It' - Boasts IRSP Man: Derry Journal
Bernie Mullen

PM intervenes in claim case: (from the Irish News, Jul 16)
Barry McCaffrey

Clintons To Revisit Peace Centre: The News Letter

IRA Offered £50k By Army Officer To Eliminate Leadership: Derry Journal

Blair's Belfast-style assurances put Gibraltarians on the defensive: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Friday, August 20

IRA calls death threat allegations 'nonsense': (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Admit Your Errors Challenge To UUP: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Media failing peace process: Irish World
Paul Donovan

Army Base Closure 'Is Rushed Through': The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Omagh suspect seeks DNA help: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

Rearming the Provos with Picket Signs: The Blanket
Marty Egan

Loyalist parade opposed: Belfast Telegraph

Call for recognition of security force killings: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O'Neill

Daughter's quest for Poppy Day justice: Impartial Reporter

Peace garden recalls victims: Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

The Imperfect Peace: What happened to the logic?: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 18)
David Adams

Church takes a hard look at issue of sectarianism: Impartial Reporter

Maze can be tourist attraction - SF: Belfast Telegraph

IRA Graffiti In Unionist Areas Is Condemned: The News Letter

Calls for funding of nationalist festivals: Belfast Telegraph
Marie Foy

A mercenary under British aegis?: Irish World
Tom Griffin

Thursday, August 19

Can castle summit secure Ulster peace?: The Guardian
Angelique Chrisafis

Bilateral rule 'likely' if talks fail: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

We Won't Be Sidelined - UUP: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Success hinges on four areas says SF: (from the Irish News)

It takes two to tango but military two step may be stumbling block: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

Politicians would do well to follow the wise words of Edmund Burke: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Rally calls for army withdrawal: (from the Irish News)
Catherine Morrison

'Public Will Not Understand' If Reserve Goes: The News Letter

Residents fear for lives after 'IRA issues death threats': (from the Irish News)
Bimpe Fatogun

Residents raise parade concerns: BBC

Rubbish Issue Dumped Back On Republic: The News Letter

The Imperfect Peace: Terence O'Neill's day has come: Belfast Telegraph
Anthony McIntyre

Top estate agent joked about size of Catholic families, Tribunal told: UTV Internet

NI flag mistaken for terror banner: UTV Internet

Ulster Scots take Fringe by storm in debut show: The Herald
Alison Chiesa

Wednesday, August 18

DUP urged to meet Sinn Fein: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Party Must Pay Heed To Past Lessons: The News Letter

New hope for party parley: (from the Irish News)

Too soon to devolve policing, says DUP: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Cold House For The UUP: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Young unionists back to seek new recruits: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Let's Get Back To Normal - Urges Mayor: Derry Journal

Londonderry 'A Model For How To Stage Parade': The News Letter
Ian Starrett

Continuing To Break The Mould: Derry Journal

Residents slam Sinn Féin over alleged threats: (from the Irish Daily Star)
Mick Browne

Residents 'living in fear over dispute': (from the Irish News)
Bimpe Fatogun

Repression in Rathenraw: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

No Place For 'Kangaroo Courts' - Ramsey: Derry Journal

PSNI rejects 'unprovoked attack' claim: Newry Democrat (Aug 10)

New street game is worrying — academic: (from the Irish News, Jul 30)
Marie Louise McCrory

A fitting place to put away the past: Belfast Telegraph

Irish Catholics can make up for the failure of the Pope’s 1979 visit: Irish Examiner
Rónán Mullen

Tuesday, August 17

DUP can work with Sinn Fein - Robinson: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Only we can deliver a deal: The Guardian
Nigel Dodds

Recognising new political realities: Belfast Telegraph

Lessons from the Ceasefire: The Blanket (Aug 11)
Mick Hall

Rival Unionist groups still at loggerheads: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Apprentice Boys hit out at the police: Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

Trouble Flares On Streets: The News Letter
Ian Starrett

Peaceful bonfire night is praised: Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

Proud To Be Peaceful And Protestant: The News Letter

RIR guns face-off: Down Democrat (Aug 10)

Merger rumours over Irish Guards and RIR: Belfast Telegraph
Paul Dykes

Reynolds defends Joe Cahill tribute: (from the Irish News)

Inquiry Into IRA Murder 'Gagged': The News Letter

Victim claims compensation offer makes life 'worthless': UTV Internet

'Parity' for jobseekers: (from the Irish News, Aug 12)
William Graham

SDLP's McGrady to stand again: BBC

Fitzpatrick applauds Fianna Fail: Down Democrat (Aug 10)

Labour Party Facing New Northern Ireland Challenge: The Scotsman
Dan McGinn

Final Londonderry mural calls for peace: BBC
Denis Murray

Monday, August 16

DUP says it is willing to work with SF on policing: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

DUP 'to witness IRA arms destroyed': Sunday Life (Aug 15)

DUP's Peter Robinson to visit Dublin: (from the Sunday Tribune, Aug 15)
Suzanne Breen

An Issue of Trust: (from
Danny Morrison

The IRA is dead – long live the IRA?: (from the Irish News, Aug 14)
Patrick Murphy

The retiring Ian Paisley?: Sunday Life (Aug 15)

Paramilitary killings at lowest level since 1998: (from the Irish News, Aug 13)
Sharon O'Neill

Provo henchmen back in action: Sunday Life (Aug 15)

IRA could unravel RUC deaths riddle: Sunday Business Post (Aug 15)
Barry O'Kelly

UDA to blame for attack, says McCullough: UTV Internet

Tensions grow within loyalism: (from the Irish News, Aug 11)
Barry McCaffrey

Fitting memorial: Sunday Life (Aug 15)
John McGurk

Relief as loyalist marches pass off with minor incidents: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

DPP 'stalling' over suspect INLA cop killer's handover: Sunday Life (Aug 15)
Ciaran McGuigan

Rememberance service held in Omagh: RTE

Wright threatens to walk from inquiry: Sunday Life (Aug 15)

Republicans demand demolition of security towers: UTV Internet

Troubles museum being considered: BBC
Mark Devenport


Irish music downloads

Irish Videos

Art, prints, calendars and posters
Buy at
Sir Henry Sidney "Pacifies" Ulster and Returns to Dublin after a Victory
Buy From

Subscribe to the Newshound

Subscribe with PayPal


Newshound Merchandise
Get a Newshound mug, shirt or cap
The Epic History &
Heritage of the Irish

The Wild Geese Today