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Wednesday, August 31

We Won't Allow IRA To Police Us – Claim: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Decommissioning head is to return: BBC

IRA/Sinn Fein Still Much To Prove To Both Governments: The News Letter

MLA to grill Orde over axing of RIR battalions: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh Wallace

Reading the Tea Leaves: The Blanket
John Coulter

Orange Order slammed for backing newspaper campaign: UTV Internet

Caution As Loyalists Linked To Publication: The News Letter

Derry Campaign To Resist United Ireland: Derry Journal

Anti-united Ireland campaign slammed: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

One-sided 'Love Ulster' initiative: (from the Irish News)

Sinn Fein slammed over charity 'rip-off' t-shirts: Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

Love Ulster, frighten the natives: (from the Irish News)
Newton Emerson

Derry parades mediator is to step down: Belfast Telegraph
Clare Weir

Police 'Heavy-Handed' As Loyalist Parade Attacked Claims Local SF Councillor: Derry Journal

Calls over McCausland murder: RTE

CCTV Plan For Fountain Estate: Derry Journal

DUP 'Unequivocally' Opposed To Sectarian Attacks Insists Gregory Campbell: Derry Journal

'DNA links Omagh accused to other blasts': Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

Omagh suspect defence bid fails: BBC

London funeral for SDLP founder: Irish Independent
Ian Graham

A decent, kind and funny man who was one of life's supporters: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

Lord Fitt's lonely finale: (from, Aug 29)

Keep killers out of army, says group: Belfast Telegraph
Paddy McGuffin

Trying to unite religion and politics: (from the Irish News, Aug 29)
Roy Garland

Who fears to speak?: Sunday Business Post (Aug 28)
Tom McGurk

More now opting for children to be educated in Irish: Irish Independent
Áine Kerr

Tuesday, August 30

Arms disposal chiefs back in town: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

SF silence greets police speculation: (from the Irish News)
John Manley

Concessions Provoke An Inevitable Response: The News Letter

US demand for Ahern to return Colombia Three: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Will militant splinter groups fill IRA vacuum?: Christian Science Monitor
Ron DePasquale

Suspending disbelief in IRA opens vista of hope for Northern Ireland: Irish Examiner (Jul 29)
Pat Brosnan

So why all this urgency over Mr Paisley's health?: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 27)
Gail Walker

'Unprovoked Attack' Condemned By Black: The News Letter
Elinor Glynn

Four for court after black parade attack: Belfast Telegraph
Andrea Clements

Colourful End To Marching Season: The News Letter
Billy Kennedy

SF criticises parades body after rioting: (from the Irish News)
John Manley

Pleas Ignored As Estate Is Hit By Petrol And Paint Bombs: The News Letter
Ian Starrett

Leaders need to end attacks: (from the Irish News)

North Belfast bomb attacks: UTV Internet

Seven years after Agreement, sectarianism stronger than ever: (from the Sunday Tribune, Aug 28)
Suzanne Breen

Major spying operation targets Ulster terror bosses: Sunday Life (Aug 28)

Omagh committal proceedings to begin: RTE

Devlins find comfort in loyalist sympathy: Sunday Life (Aug 28)
John McGurk

Gerry Fitt 1926-2005 – A genuine man of the people: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 27)
Eddie McIlwaine

Fitt – From Republican Labour to Lord: (from
Laura McDaid

A decent man who did his best for all sides: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Champion of democracy: Irish Independent (Aug 27)

Honouring Belfast's dead: (from
Damien McCarney

War Of Words In Union's Defence: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Crowd launches unionist campaign: BBC

Political skirmish over Trafalgar: Down Democrat (Jul 5)

Neutrality becomes an issue again: Sunday Business Post (Aug 28)
Ian Kehoe

Al-Queda Using IRA Bomb Methods: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Monday, August 29

IRA will remain illegal, says McDowell: Irish Examiner
Harry McGee

HBOS asked to explain Irish policy: The Herald
Paul Rogerson

Petrol and paint bomb attack on loyalist estate 'sectarian': Irish Independent
George Jackson

Loyalists and football supporters clash: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

Orange and Green take to streets of Donegal in peaceful demonstrations: Irish Independent
Anita Guidera

'Six Months Later, We're Still Waiting': The News Letter (Aug 26)
Alistair Bushe

SF claims 30 parade ruling breaches at loyalist march: (from the Irish News, Aug 27)
Maeve Connolly and Nevin Farrell

UVF tell LVF teens to 'surrender': Sunday Life (Aug 28)
Alan Murray

Police criticised over handling of loyalist feud: UTV Internet

Provo police plan fury: Sunday Life (Aug 28)

Northern Ireland's Asians urged to join police: UTV Internet

High price to pay for Assembly: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 27)

For 6 Belfast women, IRA battle isn't over: Boston Globe (Aug 25)
Kevin Cullen

Old-fashioned socialist who became leading Ulster figure: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Gerry Fitt 1926-2005 – From humble beginnings: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 27)
Noel McAdam

A final salute to one of mankind's giants: (from the Irish News, Aug 27)
James Kelly

Fitt – more loner than leader but a truly great politician: Irish Independent

Remembering Gerry Fitt: Sunday Independent (Aug 28)
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Deadly foe of unjust Stormont regime: (from the Irish News, Aug 27)
Eamon Phoenix

'No evidence' paramilitaries trafficking drugs: Irish Examiner
Evelyn Ring

Lisburn Council has gone beyond a bad joke: (from, Aug 25)

Bigotry blackens the name of all supporters, says club: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 25)

Tullyvallen remembered: Sunday Life (Aug 28)

English for our pockets, but Irish for our hearts: Sunday Business Post (Aug 28)
David McWilliams

A year of living dangerously: The Guardian
Mark Lawson

Sunday, August 28

DUP defends its stand: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Homes and cars damaged in trouble: BBC

Sectarian riots threaten peace: Sunday Business Post
Colm Heatley

Broken peace – nothing but blind sectarian fury on the Waterfront: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Loyal order head condemns trouble: BBC

Royal Black Preceptory holds Donegal parade: RTE

Nine injured in attack on parade: BBC

Blackmen's parade is disrupted: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh Wallace

Interest High In Parades Post: The News Letter
Simon Hunter

Hain under pressure to declare UVF ceasefire void: Sunday Business Post
Colm Heatley

Leading loyalist has bail conditions changed so he can go on holiday: Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

Hain, the epitome of a 'clever-silly' politician: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Presenting a scary picture of future policing: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

IRA members 'may end up in PSNI': BBC

Policing role for paramilitaries in the spotlight: Belfast Telegraph
Marie Foy

Sinn Fein unfurl banner campaign for United Ireland: UTV Internet

MLAs defend £9m bill: Belfast Telegraph
Claire McNeilly

FF backbenchers revolt threat over Colombia Three: Sunday Business Post
Niamh Connolly

Master stroke of Colombia Three: Sunday Independent

Government bites its tongue in Colombia Three debate: Sunday Business Post
Paul T Colgan

Time for Bertie to do the public's bidding over the Colombia Three: Sunday Independent
John Drennan

Bigots savaged by a Newt: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Conference theme attacked as 'provo double speak': UTV Internet

Gerry Fitt 1926-2005 – The seaman who could read the changing tides of Ulster: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

Former SDLP leader who lived by socialist principles: Sunday Business Post
Paul T Colgan

'An example to those of every creed': Irish Independent (Aug 27)
Brian Dowling

Farewell to the unrivalled champion of nationalism: The Sunday Times
Chris Ryder

Memories Of Courageous And Popular Politician: The News Letter

Americans back Daily Ireland: (from, Aug 25)

Suicide rate rises after the Troubles: The Sunday Times
Jan Battles

London death shows North policing problems not unique: (from the Sunday Journal) —link repaired 2:25pm EDT
Eamonn McCann

Saturday, August 27

Laird Says Colombia Is Determined: The News Letter

No clean solution in sight for Three: Irish Examiner
Harry McGee

Thanks a million, Michael McDowell: Daily Ireland
Gearóid O Cairealláin

Colombia 3 issues will not go away: Belfast Telegraph

Another Twist in Colombia Three: Irish Voice/

'No Coalition rows' over Flynn consultancies: Irish Examiner
Harry McGee

Bertie Ahern – The good, the bad and the ugly: Irish Independent

Is Castlereagh Council the template for government here?: (from

Outrage at £9m bill to keep politicians in jobs at Assembly which does not sit: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

'How Many More Killings Will It Take?' – Asks Derry MP: Derry Journal

Those who break the law must be held accountable: (from
Geraldine Rice

Courts must play their part: (from the Irish News)

Both sides of the interface: (from
Joe Nawaz

Comedian defends loyalist estate against 'demonisation': (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey and Catherine Morrison

'Significant move' by next summer: BBC
Martina Purdy

Police 'Can Handle Two Parades': The News Letter
Gemma Murray

PSNI ignored own advice, says Order: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

Unionist Anger At DPP Meeting: The News Letter
Richard Sherriff

Demilitarization Hits Snag: Irish Voice/
Brendan Anderson

Paramilitaries In Police Uniforms A 'Non-Starter': The News Letter

Judge questions Omagh case money: BBC

Bail for man who denies bid to murder McCartney pal: Irish Independent
Ivan McMichael

McCartney sisters 'icons of courage': The News Letter
Senan Hogan

Mowlam Recalled as Peace Architect: Irish Voice/
Vinnie O'Dowd

The people's peacemaker: New Statesman
Peter Hain

Mo Mowlam – an archetypal child of Blair's Britain: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Giant of Irish nationalism dies: The Scotsman
Gerri Peev

Lord Fitt of Bell's Hill: The Guardian
Anne McHardy

A brave man who never lost his sense of humour: Daily Telegraph
Alan Cochrane

As funny in the Commons bar as Eric Morecambe, but willing to take a beating for his social beliefs: Irish Independent
David McKittrick

Bus trips shed some light on the dark side of Northern Ireland: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Visitors to tour NI Troubles jail: BBC (Aug 25)

Friday, August 26

Terrorists could become community policemen under Ulster peace plan: Daily Telegraph
Tom Peterkin

The Insult Of Terrorists On The Beat In Province: The News Letter

Part-time partisans: Daily Telegraph

IRA move 'a historic opportunity': BBC

Phil Flynn still drawing fees from State bodies: Irish Independent
Sam Smyth

Donaldson To See IRA Legacy In Colombia: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Will minister's war ever be over?: Daily Ireland

IRA's struggle justified: Arizona Daily Star (Aug 25)
Andrew M. Greeley

Spotting those who support partition: Daily Ireland
Jude Collins

Vital Murder Clues Lost When IRA Buries Guns: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Disbanding battalions could cost North €88m a year: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

The day the people won: (from
Des Wilson

Army Nearly Deployed To Help End Riot: The News Letter
Joanne Lowry

Anger over SF 'claims' of trouble: Belfast Telegraph
Ben Lowry

No Old Firm game is worth the risk of civil disorder: (from the Irish News)
Newton Emerson

Stena criticised for Rangers ban: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Stena's actions deserve praise: (from the Irish News)

DUP leaders condemn attacks on Catholics: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

Crackdown pledge on sectarian thugs: UTV Internet

'I can't bring my kids back after this...': Belfast Telegraph
Lisa Smyth

Petrol bomb attack 'is sectarian': BBC

MEP goes north in solidarity: Daily Ireland
Connla Young

Rioters Now Aged Just Six Years Old: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Sectarian violence 'scarring children': Irish Independent
Paul O'Hare & Dan McGinn

'Ice-cream footsoldiers' freed: UTV Internet

Flag flying policy not working – police chief: Belfast Telegraph
Sarah Brett

Outrage at DUP man's Hunger Strike comments: (from

McCartney women's courage is recognised: RTE

CSUC students make memories of a lifetime on Ireland trip: Chico Enterprise Record
Melissa Daugherty

Thursday, August 25

McDowell blames SF for 'Colombia 3' peace setback: The Irish Times
Conor Lally

US contact over 'Colombia three': BBC

Republican fast one was brilliantly timed: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Feud Must Not Hit Policing, Says Dodds: The News Letter
Joanne Lowry & Ian Graham

Pressure on Hain: Daily Ireland

Stop pussyfooting and put the ringleaders behind bars: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Criminals Shame The Good Name Of Protestants: The News Letter

Pensioners attack 'was sectarian': BBC

Strategy urged to end sectarian violence: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

Probe pledged into 'sectarian' content on loyalist radio station: UTV Internet

Police riot tactics are questioned: Belfast Telegraph

DPP meeting farce disproves claims, says Sinn Fein: UTV Internet

PSNI has its part in new beginning: Daily Ireland (Aug 11)

Ex-Envoy Tells IRA To Disband: The News Letter

My country – right and wrong?: Daily Ireland
Alan Bairner

To be a dead Irish patriot: Irish Echo
Terry Golway

IRA memorial plot unveiled: (from the Irish News, Aug 20)
Suzanne McGonagle

Is it really peace after 36 years of killing?: The Scotsman (Jul 29)
Jackie Hewitt

Paramilitary games on your PC? It's no less gruesome than terror tours by bus: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 22)
Pól Ó Muirí

Rights for our own disappeared: Daily Ireland
Emer Brennan

SF Fails To Block Freedom Of City For Prison Service: The News Letter
Alistair Bushe

Call for murder inquiry: Daily Ireland (Aug 13)
Conor McMorrow

Ferry firm bans Rangers fans on foot: The Herald
Cameron Simpson

Sport plea to community leaders: UTV Internet

Change in Irish rule for gardai 'an insult': Irish Independent
Michael Brennan

Germany to honour McCartney sisters: (from the Irish News, Aug 19)
Catherine Morrison

North's economy now needs strong private sector boost: Irish Independent (Jul 29)
Brendan Keenan

Wednesday, August 24

DUP anger at loyalist gangs over attacks: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Call to declare loyalist ceasefire obsolete: UTV Internet

Racial purity a myth in mongrel nation: (from the Irish News, Aug 22)
Roy Garland

Police 'in denial' on street violence: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

'Action not words' needed on interface: (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

What can we do to end sectarianism?: Daily Ireland
Anne Cadwallader

Appeal after orange hall attacks: BBC

Speculation 'Hindering Murder Probe': The News Letter
Joanne Lowry

PSNI hits out at press: Daily Ireland
Andrea McKernon

Police chief slams 'hypocritical' UVF: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

Police chief's gaffe an insult to attack victims: (from the Irish News)
Susan McKay

Atrocity comparisons diminish the suffering of true victims: Irish Examiner (Aug 22)
Terry Prone

Police owe me apology over alert: councillor: Belfast Telegraph
Debra Douglas

The fearsome durability of the IRA's arsenal: Sunday Business Post (Jul 31)
Declan Power

Hiding Behind The Rhetoric: Derry Journal

Sinn Fein slams decision to keep border stations: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Colombia 'will go extra mile' to extradite men: Irish Independent
Brendan Farrelly

Councillor Hits Back At Threats Over Loyalist Flags: The News Letter
Ian Starrett

Why is the IRA trying to kill Bernard Dorrian?: (from the Sunday Tribune, Aug 21)
Suzanne Breen

Power, not glory: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

IRA 'Dedication' Forced British To Talks Table – Says McGuinness: Derry Journal

Sinn Fein Moves On Immigrants: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Senior Civil Service 'Cold House' For Catholics – SF: Derry Journal

Equal in every way: Daily Ireland (Aug 15)
Laurence McKeown

Coroner faces legal battle over TV riot footage: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

Soldier awarded €900,000 for North flashbacks trauma: Irish Independent (Jul 30)
Bernard Purcell

Tuesday, August 23

Hain pressed to act on UVF: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh Wallace

Police revisit feud murder scene: BBC

Attack victim refuses to move: Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

Real IRA threaten loyalists over Co antrim attacks on Catholics: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Real IRA issues threat: Daily Ireland
Connla Young

Loyalist march 'in breach' of guidelines: (from the Irish News)
Diana Rusk

Singer's Support For Dorrian Family: The News Letter
Alistair Bushe

Deploying Army To Curb Trouble Is The Wrong Tactic: The News Letter

Closure threat on bases is lifted: BBC

Value of North Ombudsman office questioned: RTE

Petrol bombs thrown in city clash: BBC

Short Strand Siege: (from
Damien McCarney

Show rioters the red card: (from the Irish News)

Kafkaesque world of Ulster peace: The Times
Dean Godson

The Greatest Betrayal of All: The Blanket (Aug 3)
Proinsias O'Loinsaigh

History is made without so much as a 'tiocfaidh' from Sinn Fein: Sunday Independent (Jul 31)
Liam Collins

'Thirty Years On, We Still Remember Them': The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Sinn Fein's Law System 'Vigilantism': The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Raise a glass to unique politician and friend: (from the Irish News)
Tom Kelly

Distrust behind the schmaltzy obituaries: Daily Ireland
Damien Kiberd

McGuinness sinks this particular fishy story: Sunday Life (Aug 21)
Alan Murray

Peaceline land converted to business units: UTV Internet

Laird Reports EU Body For Anti-Protestant Bias: The News Letter (Jul 28)

A master craftsman: (from
Damien McCarney

Paisley was near death's door: Irish Independent
Emile Laurac

Former bomber looks to start new life by entering priesthood: Irish Examiner
John Breslin

Lord Lane, Birmingham Six appeal judge, dies: The Guardian
Alex Kumi

Monday, August 22

Rival groups clash in city riot: BBC

Police criticised after riot: UTV Internet

Leighton's U-turn on sectarian onslaught: (from the Irish News, Aug 20)
Maeve Connolly and Nevin Farrell

Ahoghill man charged with attacks on homes and pubs: Sunday Life (Aug 21)

Bishop in village after attacks: BBC

Systematic failures: Daily Ireland (Aug 18)

Baltic crime gangs hook up with IRA: Sunday Independent (Aug 21)
Jim Cusack

Unionists need to address some searching questions: (from the Irish News, Aug 20)
Patrick Murphy

How Shinners' 'happy slappers' sway media: Sunday Independent (Aug 21)
Eoghan Harris

Why has Gerry Adams never finished Ulysses?: The Blanket (Aug 15)
Seaghán Ó Murchú

Men in green blazers – the future of the IRA?: The Guardian (Jul 29)
Angelique Chrisafis

Blair won't deny claims that Flynn paid visit to No 10: Sunday Independent (Aug 21)
Jim Cusack

Minister's action raises Garda independence issue: Sunday Business Post (Aug 21)
Aisling Reidy

Can the Colombia Three be brought to justice? It's all up to you, Bertie: Sunday Independent (Aug 21)
Jim Cusack

Colombia Three case fails to hit the headlines in US: Sunday Business Post (Aug 21)
Niall O'Dowd

The loyalists are determined to spill blood: Sunday Independent (Aug 21)
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Let it be – God will be my judge: Sunday Life (Aug 21)
Alan Murray

Down the British Legion and the local Free P church: (from, Jul 25)
Ciaran Ó Pronntaigh

Time for a reality check over crimes of violence: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 16)
Gail Walker

Campaigners picket department: Daily Ireland (Aug 18)
Conor McMorrow

Oh bugger!: Sunday Life (Aug 21)
Alan Murray

'Popular appeal' of Mo Mowlam: BBC
Martina Purdy

Mo – more personality than principles: (from the Sunday Tribune, Aug 21)
Suzanne Breen

Angel of the peace process who put the Mo in momentum: Irish Independent
David McKittrick

Blunt, brave, irreverent and unique: Irish Examiner (Aug 20)

Mowlam — a true friend of peace: (from the Irish News, Aug 20)

Actions of gardaí would have 'disgusted' Collins: Irish Examiner
Mary Dundon

Irish president extols relationship with U.S.: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Aug 20)
Nahal Toosi

Sunday, August 21

Colombia 3 revealed nothing to gardai: Sunday Business Post
Barry O'Kelly and Niamh Connolly

Bogota to file return warrant: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

McDowell request on Colombia Three slated by FF man: Sunday Business Post
Niamh Connolly

No room for double standards: Belfast Telegraph

Pressure on UK to end loyalist feud: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

McCord murder bid claim: Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

Catholics fear loyalists may turn guns on them: Sunday Business Post
Colm Heatley

Brave journalism reveals Northern Ireland's underbelly: Scotland on Sunday
Brian Wilson

Feud fears at Newry flute band march: Daily Ireland
Connla Young

North in middle of mini-civil war: Sunday Business Post
Tom McGurk

Nationalists protest against loyalist march: Daily Ireland
Nevin Farrell

Heavy security at loyalist parade: BBC

Village wants talks about Black parade: Daily Ireland
Zoe Tunney

The 'Fourth Green Field' Politics Must Be Avoided: The News Letter

It really could be like this all the time…: Daily Ireland (Aug 5)
Gearóid O Cairealláin

Bombing London Is No Longer Good News For The IRA: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

The Provos haven't gone away, you know, they're just suiting themselves: Sunday Independent (Jul 31)
Brendan O'Connor


IRSP and SF to hold commemorations in Derry: Daily Ireland
Jarlath Kearney

Belfast Is Ready for the Party to Begin: New York Times
Stuart Emmrich

Interfaces need a plan: Daily Ireland
Gerry O'Reilly

Ulster set to reap peace dividend: The Observer (Jul 31)
Nick Mathiason

Broadcast Fund must restore confidence: Daily Ireland
Concubhar Ó Liatháin

Combat 18 threaten MLA: Daily Ireland (Aug 18)

Mo Mowlam, 55; British Official Who Oversaw Northern Ireland Peace Talks: Los Angeles Times
Vanora McWalters

Mowlam's success was tempered by her clangers: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Mo Mowlam – Mo called McGuinness 'babe', though she also called him 'b*****d': Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

Mo the magnificent: Sunday Business Post
John O'Farrell

Politicians Unite To Pay Tribute To Mo's Courage: The News Letter

Saturday, August 20

State to aid bid to extradite Colombia Three: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

Unionist – Dublin Will Be Judged On Colombia Three: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Colombia 3 Must Not Be Treated With Kid Gloves: The News Letter

Nationalist parties to raise equality issues: Irish Echo
Anne Cadwallader

Volunteer's youth taken by involvement in war: Daily Ireland (Jul 29)
Eamonn Houston

IRA declaration marks new start for Irish Catholics: (from the Universe, Aug 7)
Paul Donavan

Hain 'must act on UVF ceasefire': BBC

'Mick was my life': Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh Wallace

Thuggery – no simple answer: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Will to prosecute UVF has been sapped from the top: (from the Irish News, Aug 18)
Newton Emerson

Changes Needed All Over: The Blanket (Aug 13)
Eamonn McCann

Time for the PSNI to cut the mustard: (from the Irish News, Aug 17)
Brian Feeney

Village Security A Risk To Whole Area: The News Letter
Elinor Glynn

SDLP discusses loyalist violence: BBC

Ahoghill attacks 'definitely motivated by sectarianism': Belfast Telegraph
Linda McKee

Poison Ruining Society: Derry Journal

Republican parade called off after talks: (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

Here we go again: (from, Aug 18)

US Consul hears Iraq Protest: Irish World
Tom Griffin

IRA terror suspect to fight his extradition: Irish Independent

Provos Shielding Galliagh Man's Killers – Says Former Mayor: Derry Journal

Marjorie Mowlam; fashioned key compromise on N. Ireland: Boston Globe
Kevin Cullen

Foes put disputes aside to praise a fighter: Irish Independent
Louise McCall & Alison Bray

Unionists laud Mowlam despite differences: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

Damage of loyalist violence widely felt: BBC
Gareth Gordon

The myths of Mo: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Decision on Omagh case evidence deferred: Irish Independent

Border areas in need of a cash boost: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

National identity crisis: Irish Post
Amanda Diamond

Police aim to clamp down on Old Firm bigotry: The Herald
Iain Wilson

Friday, August 19

Colombia Three are questioned by Garda: Daily Telegraph
James Burleigh

'Colombia Three' men all released: BBC

File sent to DPP after late night release of Connolly: The Irish Times
Mark Brennock

Furore of sensational surrender: Irish Independent
Kathy Donaghy, Nicola Anderson, Paul Melia and Breda Heffernan

Campaigners – 'Let Colombia Three live in peace': UTV Internet

Ministers' heads are kept down in storm: Irish Independent
Fionnán Sheahan

Harney blasted on Colombia 3: Daily Ireland
Jarlath Kearney

Bogota trio kept low profile while weighing up legal options: Irish Independent
Lorna Reid

Colombia a U.S. Non-Story: Irish Voice/ (scroll down)

Latest choreographed move is step in the right direction: Irish Independent

Colombia Three – Surrender a welcome act for peace: Irish Examiner

Stunt men: Irish Independent

IRA Yet To Deliver On Its Promises: The News Letter
David Young

RIR move 'may affect devolution': BBC

We Are Not The DUP's Whipping Boys, Says Empey: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Ladies and gentlemen and whatever government agents are present: (from
Des Wilson

What For the Future?: The Blanket (Aug 14)
Mick Hall

Sinn Féin challenges Paisley on loyalist violence: The Guardian
Matthew Tempest

The human cost of the loyalist feud: (from the Sunday Tribune, Aug 14)
Suzanne Breen

Drug boss 'helped to murder LVF man': Belfast Telegraph

Loyalist march 'will heighten tensions': (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey and Maeve Connolly

SDLP unhappy over PSNI comments: BBC

PSNI ignored vital witness: Daily Ireland
Connla Young

Sectarianism has no place in our society: Belfast Telegraph

Condemnation of all violence: (from the Irish News)

Protestants' Relationship With Police 'Strained': The News Letter
Alistair Bushe

A Trevor travesty: (from
Robin Livingstone

Residents call for dialogue: (from
Ciaran McGuigan

Flag row simmers ahead of loyalist parade: Belfast Telegraph
Sarah Brett

MP Calls For Action Over Flag Flying: The News Letter
Ian Starrett

Calls to free IRA suspect held in Spain: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

Tube revelations bring back painful memories for families: (from

Chilling echoes of shoot to kill: (from the Irish News)

Former NI Secretary Mo Mowlam dies: RTE

Thursday, August 18

End your reign of terror plea to UVF: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Regan

LVF associates warned they are being targeted: Daily Ireland
Ciarán Barnes

Two men released by murder police: BBC

Protestants Urged Not To Support UVF Or LVF: The News Letter
Joanne Lowry

Family and MP make radio plea over Lisa's murder: Belfast Telegraph
Debra Douglas

Get Tough Now: The Blanket
John Coulter

When will we hear the UVF's real plan?: Daily Ireland
Danny Morrison

Feud fears on streets of tension: Belfast Telegraph

Loyalists don't want to face up to the truth: (from the Irish News, Aug 16)
Susan McKay

Ulster Village attacks 'more sinister than ethnic cleansing': UTV Internet

Protestant clergy — we stand by Catholics: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O'Neill and Maeve Connolly

Unionist leaders 'must condemn attacks on Catholics': UTV Internet

DUP 'wholeheartedly condemns' attacks: (from the Irish News)
Maeve Connolly

Police 'assurances' over attacks: BBC

PSNI is running out of excuses: Daily Ireland

O'Loan To Probe Police Spit Claim: The News Letter
Alistair Bushe

Nationalist Dialogue 'Is A Waste Of Time': The News Letter
Joanne Lowry

Village bids to block loyalist band parade: Daily Ireland
Connla Young

Boy, 12, charged over Ardoyne rioting: UTV Internet

Concerns Raised Over Speaking Rights In The Dail: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

'Colombia 3' strain Ireland's international relations: Christian Science Monitor
Arthur Bright

Prof – Republic Is No Terrorist Safe House: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Clinton Calls for Greater Unity in North: Irish Voice/ (Aug 12)
Sean O'Driscoll

Court moves could tell the world who did what: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Irish state failing victims of collusion: Daily Ireland
Jarlath Kearney

'Sunday' Rifles Discovery 'Deeply Disturbing' – Says Victim's Brother: Derry Journal (Aug 16)

MPs clash on republican festival plan: Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

Council Condemns RIR Axing: The News Letter
Simon Hunter

Making a mockery of Irish neutrality: Daily Ireland
Mary Lou McDonald

Wednesday, August 17

Review call over UVF 'ceasefire': Belfast Telegraph
Claire Regan

Feuding is gangsterism says Hain: BBC

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Feuding madness: Daily Ireland

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Dominic Cunningham

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Nationalist Mob Go On Rampage: The News Letter

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Maeve Connolly

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Ian Starrett

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Sean O'Driscoll

Lies and hypocrisy on the Colombia Three: (from the Sunday Tribune, Aug 7)
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Colombia 3 – Again: Irish Voice/ (Aug 12)

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William Graham

When will the force really be with us?: Daily Ireland
Anne Cadwallader

PSNI Not Consulted Over Release Of Bomber Kelly: The News Letter

On or Off the Army Council?: Irish Voice/ (Aug 12)

IRA urged to admit role in brutal killing: Belfast Telegraph
Debra Douglas and Brendan McDaid

UUP Use Deceit, Double Talk To Pass The Buck: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Unionism Can't Run On Empey: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

NIO seeks new chairman of controversial marching body: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Regan

Parade passes peacefully: Daily Ireland
Zoe Tunney

Resolve Disputed Parades For Good: Derry Journal

Row over battle: Daily Ireland (Aug 11)
Ciarán Barnes

McGuinness To Unveil New Creggan Republican Monument: Derry Journal

How the republicans are out to get Charles: Sunday Telegraph (Jul 31)
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Rosie Cowan

UVF killers pledge to wipe out enemies as fourth man dies: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham and Alan Erwin

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Ciarán Barnes

Loyalist vendetta: Daily Ireland
Zoe Tunney

Thomas's murderers 'are UVF members': (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Two cases in point: (from

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Process of Consulting Loses Sway: The Blanket (Aug 5)
David Adams

A new beginning for the Irish in Britain: Daily Ireland (Jul 30)
Paul Donovan

The easy part is over . . . the IRA must now do nothing every single day, for ever: Sunday Independent (Jul 31)
Eilis O'Hanlon

Mary's spanner in works of conflict reslution: Daily Ireland
Damien Kiberd

Irish 'Dithering' On Colombia 3 May Enrage US: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Mixed message on mad mullahs and Irishmen: Sunday Independent (Aug 14)
Donal Lynch

Police Praise Boys Parade As Most Peaceful In Years: The News Letter
Ian Starrett

Firefighters tackle 13 blazes after violence flares over city: Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

Bands to be dealt with 'firmly': (from the Irish News)
Diana Rusk

Govt under fire over Kelly release: UTV Internet

Fears of 'mob rule' on Belfast streets: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Omagh – The Pain Lives On: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Seven years on, Omagh's wounds still run deep: Belfast Telegraph
Linda McKee

The British put a low price on human life: (from the Sunday Tribune, Aug 14)
Suzanne Breen

Agency Adds Insult To Injury With Paltry Offers: The News Letter

Ulster Resistance spectre: Daily Ireland (Aug 3)
Ciarán Barnes

Sing when you're winning — Do you know the Soldier's Song?: (from
Damien McCarney

What is the Ullens for a total waste?: Sunday Independent (Jul 31)
Liam Collins

Club apologises for 'offence' of vandalised Francis Drake statue: Irish Independent
Ralph Riegel

Row over SF book gesture: (from the Irish News)

No plans to divert MI5 from North: Irish Echo (Jul 27)
Ray O'Hanlon

Police draw on lessons from Northern Ireland terror campaign: Financial Times
Thomas Catan

Shoot to Kill Returns: Irish Voice/ (Jul 29)


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