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Wednesday, December 15

Ahern/Blair documents 'shameful', says Durkan: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

I won't be a witness, says Paisley: The Guardian
Michael White

'No turning back on photos issue,' says Paisley: UTV Internet

Trimble reveals part of 'deal' with IRA: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Talks bid to overcome impasse: BBC

Alliance leader hits at Blair on talks: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Fine political print behind the headlines: BBC
Mark Devenport

Sinking ship with no hope of rescue before summer: Irish Independent

Humiliation is no trait of First Minister: (from the Irish News)
Breidge Gadd

Political success directing Paisley's moves: Irish Independent

Hopes for deal hinge on transparency: Belfast Telegraph

Ahern won't be apologising in Dail to Paisley over photo row: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

SDLP slam Adams over no 'criminality' in IRA: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Criminality At Root Of IRA Campaign: The News Letter

Measuring peace with no politics: BBC (Dec 9)
Dominic Casciani

So close to end of the Troubles: Impartial Reporter (Dec 9)

'No release' for Finucane killer: BBC

Police watchdog criticises pace of defortification: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

Recruitment of Catholic staff 'not working': (from the Irish News)

Congress says contribution to IFI is safe: Irish Echo
Susan Garraty

McGuinness Foyle Claims 'Utter Rubbish' - SF: Derry Journal

Car rammings 'fantasy' says SF: (from the Irish News)
Catherine Morrison

Tribute Paid To Soldiers Killed In IRA Attack: The News Letter
Anne Palmer

'Barron Report cost over €350,000': UTV Internet

We haven't gong away you know!: Sunday Life (Nov 28)
Stephen Breen

Psychiatrist was 'wrongly refused' security clearance: UTV Internet

Tuesday, December 14

Paisley cuts ties with Taoiseach: The Guardian
Michael White

Ahern apologises to Paisley over remark on photographs: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy and Dan Keenan

New crisis averted as Paisley accepts 'full apology' from Ahern: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna, Senan Molony, & Dominic Cunningham

We may be back to 'angel papers' to give wing to the peace process: Irish Examiner
Fergus Finlay

DUP delegation to meet Blair in London: RTE

Unionists squabble over text of deal: (from the Irish News)

Ahern meets with Sinn Fein leaders: UTV Internet

Point-scoring taking place of dealing: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Paisley won't risk DUP dominance for partial deal: Irish Independent
Henry Patterson

The deal that never was: Belfast Telegraph
Robert McCartney

No Photographs, No Humiliation: (from
Danny Morrison

Humiliation whinge is the only escape route left for republicans: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

North deadlock - Time for clear words and leadership: Irish Examiner

We need a deal not a head tally: (from the Irish News)

Council rows break out over possible release of McCabe killers: Irish Examiner
Jimmy Woulfe and Seán O’Riordan

Graphic McCabe photo showed brutal reality of terrorism: Sunday Independent (Dec 12)
Eoghan Harris

Police reform at 'critical point': BBC

PSNI 'Desperate To Recruit Part-Timers': The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Revolutionary Unionism: The Blanket (Dec 5)
John Coulter

IRA members 'cannot be criminals': UTV Internet

Government 'immoral' on human rights issues: Belfast Telegraph (Dec 10)

Gary McAllister gets OK to stay in U.S.: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Omagh appeal lawyer attacks State's corroboration: Irish Independent (Dec 9)

Hoax alert at Holy Cross school in Belfast: RTE

Claudy Bombs - Arrests 'Soon': The News Letter
Ian Starrett

Local Unionist on Council of State: Down Democrat (Nov 30)

Monday, December 13

N Ireland peace talks to restart: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

Taoiseach to meet Adams on North deal impasse: The Irish Times
Mark Brennock

Peace deal is just hours away, says Taoiseach: Irish Examiner
Kieran McDaid

McGuinness offers to discuss sin with Paisley: UTV Internet

Plastic bullets ban is 'key outstanding area': (from the Irish News, Dec 10)
Sharon O'Neill

Shinners in megaphone diplomacy after talks failure: Sunday Life (Dec 12)
Stephen Breen

Shankill bomb victim's husband left devastated by missed opportunity for deal: (from the Irish News, Dec 9)
Darran McCann

Whole process of disarmament must be photographed, demands Paisley: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

Presbyterian arms witness call: UTV Internet

'Snap' poll backs Big Man: Sunday Life (Dec 12)

Settlement will see US cash boost: (from the Irish News, Dec 11)
William Graham

No Paisley-Provo deal is all part of the Agreement's programme: Belfast Telegraph (Dec 9)
Eamonn McCann

Give us peace: Sunday Herald (Dec 12)
James Cusick

We need humility, not hubris: The Guardian
Roy Hattersley

Post-Debacle Stress Syndrome: The Blanket (Dec 10)
Anthony McIntyre

The really dangerous corruption that threatens the State: Sunday Independent (Dec 12)
John Drennan

Crime and punishment: Irish Independent

Just say No: Limerick Leader (Dec 11)

No, no, no, no… NO!: Sunday Telegraph (Dec 12)

'I Was Bred In Ballymena, It's My Hometown': The News Letter (Dec 11)
Elinor Glyn

Garda's Omagh mole flees UK: Sunday Life (Dec 12)

Ulster pays heavy price for terrorism: Financial Times
Friederike Cave

Mystery over delayed extradition treaty: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Hunt begins for missing 1974 Stormont file: Belfast Telegraph (Dec 10)
Ben Lowry

BHB facing legal threat from Northern Ireland: Daily Telegraph
Richard Evans

United Ireland planned — on the sports field: The Observer (Dec 5)
Nicola Byrne

Sunday, December 12

Ahern and Adams meet to save talks: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke and Stephen O'Brien

NI blame game leads nowhere, Brady warns: RTE

SF 'have let the vetoes slip by': (from the Irish News, Dec 10)
William Graham

Tension as process grinds on: (from the Irish News, Dec 10)
William Graham

PM Was Let Down By IRA: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

The ritual humiliation of two PMs: Sunday Independent
Joseph O'Malley

Humiliation is a game the IRA plays so well: Sunday Telegraph
Jenny McCartney

Blair and Ahern dance to Paisley's tune: Sunday Business Post
Paul T Colgan

How the lights were switched off on a 'glorious new dawn' for the North: Sunday Independent
Maeve Sheehan

How it all went wrong: (from the Village)
Suzanne Breen

Sinn Fein/IRA got what they wished for: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Northern talks logjam could be the worst yet: Sunday Business Post
Tom McGurk

Pleasantly surprised at the compromises made to date: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Prepare for purgatory: The Sunday Times

Many questions still unanswered: Belfast Telegraph

Murphy - Assembly election a possibility: UTV Internet

We should cultivate and guard our own fair green Irish garden of democracy: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Gerry Adams lied about McCabe deal, says angry Ahern: Sunday Independent
Maeve Sheehan, Jody Corcoran, Jerome Reilly & Alan Murray

Killers' release was always on the cards: Sunday Business Post
Paul T Colgan

The Garda Jerry McCabe Controversy - Special Feature: Limerick Leader
Barry Duggan

Rubbish say Provos but probe into killers' 'secrets' continues: Limerick Leader
Barry Duggan

The cancer of Northern ire is spreading down South: Sunday Independent
Brendan O'Connor

Keeping a Lid on Pandora's Box: The Blanket
Davy Adams

McKevitt offered deal over arms: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Shifts in Belfast remarkable: Boston Globe (Dec 11)
Shawn Pogatchnik

Towns 'will be monitored' for bunting: (from the Irish News, Dec 10)
Darran McCann

Mayor leads civic tribute to the victims of conflict: Belfast Telegraph
Bruan Hutton

Cavan in favour of Croker change: BBC

Airport men appeal sackings over Rangers fans' shirts: The Irish Times (Dec 10)
James Fitzgerald

Pranksters Paint Post Boxes Green: Derry Journal (Dec 7)

Saturday, December 11

North fallout - SF's war of words with PDs hots up: Irish Examiner
Harry McGee and John Breslin

Adams claims IRA had ruled out further criminality: The Irish Times
Mark Brennock and Dan Keenan

Paisley to give Blair 'ultimatum': BBC

Trimble accuses Paisley of conceding ground to Republicans: UTV Internet

Durkan challenges Adams to debate on defence of Agreement: UTV Internet

SF pressed Dublin for peace dividend: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

US envoy to join NI talks: BBC

Adams calls for releases to stay on NI agenda: RTE

McCabe widow helped: Irish Examiner (Dec 9)

Bereaved mother against early release: (from the Irish News, Dec 9)

Failure Will Hurt Financially, Claims Sir Reg: The News Letter (Dec 9)
David Young

Men of violence haven't gone away you know: Irish Independent

IRA will never be the same force again, thanks to Bush: Irish Independent
Conor Cruise O'Brien

Peace process - IRA pledge to end criminal activity vital: Irish Examiner

Taking the time to get the deal right: Belfast Telegraph

Government Should Avoid Any Side Deals: The News Letter

Arms And The 'big Man': Derry Journal

Dr No is disarming, even when he fails in his mission to disarm his enemy: The Times
Nick Robinson

Name one thing Paisley, Haughey and de Valera have in common: Irish Examiner
Ryle Dwyer

Padraic Paisley: The Blanket (Dec 5)
Anthony McIntyre

Freedom under fire - honour for Paisley as peace deal unravels: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

'Once people talked about killings and bombings, now they discuss the price of houses and wine instead': Irish Independent
Martina Devlin

Meet the DUP's new MP ... for Basingstoke: The Guardian
Faisal al Yafai, Owen Bowcott and Michael White

Controversy over 'war dead': BBC

Sinn Fein chairman defends 'day of reflection': UTV Internet

Why we've no need for this day of reflection: Belfast Telegraph
Richard Doherty

Remembrance And Reconciliation: Derry Journal (Dec 7)

College fails to address Sinn Fein influences: Sunday Independent (Dec 5)
Gwen Halley

Friday, December 10

PDs will block any North deal without IRA pledge: The Irish Times
Mark Brennock and Gerry Moriarty

Adams warns of IRA 'dissent' over offer to give up arsenal: The Independent
David McKittrick

Adams pleads with Paisley for face-to-face talks: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

IRA too precious on arms - Trimble: Belfast Telegraph

Blair calls for 'pause' after peace talks break down: The Herald
Catherine MacLeod

Murphy upbeat as blame game goes on: The Guardian
Michael White and Owen Bowcott

Blame game won't help us move on, warns archbishop: Irish Independent

A deal could still be possible despite entrenched positions: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

Ambiguity 'part and parcel of process': BBC
Mark Devenport

North set for a painful peace without reconciliation: Irish Independent
David McKittrick

Blame game begins: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton, Noel McAdam and Brian Walker

Imagination required as final hurdle looms closer: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Brave attempts to see the bigger picture: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

Smokescreen over photos obscures real North issues: Irish Independent

One-sidedness will not aid peace: (from the Irish News)
Jude Collins

I am not asking for the 'humiliation' of the IRA - but, on this 19th anniversary of my father's death, is it too much to ask that they hand over the gun with which they murdered him?: Belfast Telegraph
David Clements

Paisley is happy to make the most of a missed photo opportunity: Irish Examiner
Pat Brosnan


SF deputy's praise for IRA makes other TDs see red: Irish Independent
Geraldine Collins

Revealed - secret pledge on release of garda killers: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Power denies threat to resign over killers' release: Irish Examiner (Dec 9)
Jimmy Woulfe

Collusion hearing a flop, claim unionists: Belfast Telegraph
Simon Taylor

McKevitt's lawyer pulls out of civil case: Irish Independent
Ivan McMichael

Sinn Fein press ahead with Day of Reflection: Impartial Reporter

Day of reflection 'is to serve all traditions': Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

Call To 'embrace' Strabane Events: Derry Journal (Dec 7)

Thursday, December 9

Peace Effort in Northern Ireland Falls Short: New York Times
Patrick E. Tyler

Leaders map out concept for peace in N. Ireland: Boston Globe
Charles M. Sennott

IRA says photos 'never possible': BBC

Defiant Paisley lays blame on IRA and Sinn Féin: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

Blair and Ahern remain optimistic about the 'dramatic' peace deal that almost was: The Independent
David McKittrick

Ahern and Blair to press on despite failure to agree NI deal: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty, Mark Brennock and Dan Keenan

Agreement 'may still be possible by Christmas': Irish Examiner
Deric Henderson and Dan McGinn

Northern politicians gloomy over prospects of agreement: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Missed steps to sharing power: Irish Examiner
Ian Graham

Governments' proposals are a dramatic final peace surge: Irish Independent
Bertie Ahern

Irish deputy premier warns over IRA photograph issue: UTV Internet

Plan would have led to transfer of policing powers: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

Castrate the younger men: The Guardian
David Aaronovitch

IRA's arms pledges too much for people to take on trust: Daily Telegraph
Ted Oliver

Two key sentences in blueprint caused proposals to hit the rocks: Irish Independent
Brian Dowling

Belfast sighs as peace deal slips away again: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

Collapse greeted with a communal shrug: Irish Independent

We're still waiting on the outcome: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Don't expect moves before UK May poll: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes


Ahern outlines context in which killers would be freed: Irish Independent
Alison O'Connor

FG hits back at O'Dea over McCabe issue: RTE

Ex-Special Branch officer blasts Sinn Fein: Irish Echo
Anne Cadwallader

Protestant community lost out on EU funding: Belfast Telegraph
Simon Taylor

Demand for truth leads to Brussels: (from the Irish News)
Darran McCann

Arrest in Omagh bomb inquiry: BBC

Three jailed after bomb factory found near border: Irish Independent
Diarmaid MacDermott

Claudy bomb review: (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

Wednesday, December 8

Ulster deal stalls over weapons stalemate: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding and George Jones

Taoiseach and Blair resigned to collapse of peace plan: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty and Mark Brennock

Ahern and Blair refuse to throw in the towel: Irish Independent
David McKittrick

Prize of peace 'within grasp': The Scotsman
James Kirkup

Series of issues must be overcome before deal is agreed: The Herald
Michael Settle

Sinn Fein - 'Huge prize on offer': UTV Internet

Republicans will not submit to humiliation, Adams warns: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

NI plan details emerge: BBC
Mark Devenport

Visible decommissioning still a DUP sticking point: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Deal, what deal? People believe prosperity will deliver peace: The Times
Paul Bew

Snap judgments should not decide the fate of peace deal: Irish Independent

Reasons to welcome the Rev Paisley's grim return: The Herald
Ian MacWhirter

A deal too far?: Sunday Business Post (Dec 5)
Paul T Colgan

DUP Caution As The IRA Keeps Stalling: The News Letter

A question of trust for Mr Paisley: Financial Times (Dec 6)

Waiting on signal from IRA on arms: Belfast Telegraph

Peace process - Hope and history wait for decision: Irish Examiner

Fianna Fail TD threatens to quit over release of killers: Irish Independent
Alison O'Connor

'The man who does not forgive may as well dig two graves': Irish Examiner
John Breslin

Politicians at times must be statesmen - McDowell: Irish Independent
Geraldine Collins

Why garda rank and file are incensed at prospect of McCabe killers' early release: Irish Independent

Funds fall short says Sinn Féin: (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

Unionist MEPs slam de Brun over collusion conference: Belfast Telegraph
Simon Taylor

Official Secrets: The Blanket
Mick Hall

Old Bailey bomber ashamed of Sinn Fein: (from the Village)
Suzanne Breen

Murphy appeals Omagh conviction: RTE

Tuesday, December 7

With 48 hours to go, Paisley allows deal could be near: The Guardian
Michael White

Adams says SF can accept Anglo-Irish blueprint: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty & Frank Millar

Paisley sticks to arms demand: Irish Examiner
Harry McGee

Talks centre on devolution plan: BBC

Parties play blame game over arms deal: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

The Fleece Process: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

Tense time as deadline nears: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

Whenever, whenever, whenever!: (from, Dec 6)
Danny Morrison

Endgame on the North is proving hardest to play out: Irish Independent

Stop the music as the dreary dance of deadlines drags on: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Leaders need to embrace reconciliation: Irish Examiner (Dec 6)

Arms issue is still the key to a deal: Belfast Telegraph

Paisley's call lacking in humility: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Paisley born again: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Sinn Fein protest: The Sunday Times (Dec 5)
Nicola Smith

GRA seeks meeting with Taoiseach: Irish Examiner
Jimmy Woulfe

SF leaders visited Adare gunman when he was on run: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Kenny slams Govt over McCabe killers: RTE

RUC widows closely follow McCabe affair: Irish Independent

First of convicted IRA men to be freed in 2007: Irish Examiner
Jimmy Woulfe

McCabe killers' release - Republicans must end their deceits: Irish Examiner

Loyalist feud fears follow shooting: Sunday Life (Dec 5)
Alan Murray

Governments failed relatives of bomb victims — commission: (from the Irish News, Dec 1)

Anti-terror officers prepare file on foiled bombing plot: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Unionists dismiss chance to speak in Dail: (from the Irish News)
Darran McCann

Tensions rise on Ulster's newsstands: The Guardian
Dan Milmo

Booming Ireland sees population swell to 130-year high: Chicago Tribune
Tom Hundley

Monday, December 6

Blair aims to clinch peace with Paisley: The Herald
Michael Settle

Ahern and Blair want North deal agreed by tomorrow: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Paisley pressed to give deadline: Sunday Life (Dec 5)
Alan Murray

Paisley in crunch Blair meeting: BBC

All eyes on Paisley for deal decisions: (from the Irish News, Dec 4)
William Graham

When a great deal of swallowing and lip biting is worth the effort: The Scotsman
Duncan Hamilton

Murder has us by the throat: Sunday Independent (Dec 5)

Is there no end to the Ayatollah's hypocrisy?: (from the Irish News, Dec 4)
James Kelly

Peace - it's all about guns: Sunday Life (Dec 5)

Lest we forget: Irish Independent

US could be needed for deal says Adams: (from the Irish News, Nov 29)

Why Bush Called (scroll down): Irish Voice/

Mr. Bush Gets Involved In Ulster: Hartford Courant (Dec 2)

The president calls: Irish Echo

No easy way to heal the rift between Army and nationalists: Belfast Telegraph (Nov 29)
Malachi O'Doherty

The UDA ceasefire?: Sunday Life (Dec 5)
Stephen Breen

Foiled - renegade IRA bomb outrage to spoil deal: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Gardaí to discuss McCabe issue at GRA talks: RTE

Garda's widow calls for justice: UTV Internet

Bertie, stand by McCabe widow: Sunday Independent (Dec 5)

Killers trap Bertie between a rock and a hard place: Irish Independent (Dec 3)

Dissident drive to lure Provos: Sunday Life (Dec 5)
Stephen Breen

It's Provo-lite these days, more 'Hello' than Guns and Buns: Sunday Independent (Dec 5)
Jim Cusack

Fianna Fail to recruit in Northern universities: Sunday Business Post (Dec 5)
Paul T Colgan

Border plans get €2.3m extra funds: Irish Independent
Patsy McArdle

Funds go to Troubles victims in South: Irish Examiner (Dec 1)
John Breslin

Uefa - 'We can sort out the Old Firm': Sunday Herald (Nov 28)
Natasha Woods

Sunday, December 5

Row over arms photos threatens Ulster peace deal: The Observer
Henry McDonald

IRA 'must photograph arms': BBC

DUP leader lashes out at Sinn Fein for arms delay: Sunday Independent
Alan O'Keefe & Alan Murray

Paisley may reject deal over fears of DUP revolt: Sunday Business Post
Paul T Colgan

Paisley frustrating deal - Adams: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Republicans eager for Paisley's green light: (from the Irish News, Dec 3)
William Graham

DUP demands photo details for peace deal: (from the Village)
Suzanne Breen

Blurred deal on arms move: BBC
Brian Rowan

High priest of sectarianism eyes ultimate seat of power: Sunday Business Post
Tom McGurk

Paisley the Peacemaker?: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

SF says peace dividend confirmed in writing: Belfast Telegraph

O'Malley accuses Ahern of appeasing terrorists: Sunday Independent
Willie Kealy & Maeve Sheehan

Wife of murdered RUC officer expresses her support: (from the Irish News, Dec 3)

Will O'Dea quit cabinet over McCabe killers' release?: Limerick Leader
Barry Duggan

Broken promises and the betrayal of Ann McCabe: Sunday Independent
Maeve Sheehan

Once again, the politicians tug the forelock to terrorists: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Well Bertie, who is running Ireland - the Government or the hard men of the IRA?: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Peace must be won at any cost: Sunday Business Post

Lest we forget . . .: Sunday Independent

When two tribes end a war: The Observer
Mary Riddell

There are 230 armed gangs in Ulster: is that peace?: Sunday Telegraph
Jenny McCartney

All the spinning in world won't resolve differences: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

'Killings' conference provokes MEP storm: Sunday Independent
Conor Sweeney

Credibility of Finucane inquiry under threat: Irish Post
Jon Myles

Orde hopes to phase out plastic bullets: (from the Irish News, Dec 2)
Sharon O'Neill

Loyalist parade 'largely peaceful' - police: UTV Internet

Northern Ireland MPs may get chance to speak in Dáil: UTV Internet

Ireland is a bit greener these days: St. Petersburg Times
Philip Gailey

Saturday, December 4

NI deal 'could be put back': BBC

Ahern sets four-day deadline for peace deal: Irish Examiner
Harry McGee and Fionnan Sheahan

North deal will be 'truly historic', Ahern promises: Irish Independent
Alison O'Connor

TD may rebel over McCabe killers' release: Irish Examiner
Jimmy Woulfe

Tánaiste enters debate on McCabe issue: RTE

Taoiseach rebuts criticisms over early release call: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

Gardai fear McCabe killers will return to crime if they are freed: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Widow of Detective Garda Jerry McCabe speaks out: UTV Internet

Family calls on ministers to honour sentence pledges: Irish Independent
Eugene Hogan

Will they, won't they?: BBC
Mark Devenport

Whatever you do, don't mention the 'war'...: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Dancing with the doctor: Irish Independent
Chris Thornton

Bertie's dealings with Sinn Fein will be his political downfall: Irish Independent

The heavy price to pay for peace deal: Belfast Telegraph

IRA Deal Calls Sinn Fein Into Question Again: The News Letter

Boost for FF-SF coalition as 40pc polled say 'yes': Irish Independent
Brian Dowling

Peaceful Weekend A Must: Derry Journal

Part-Time RUC Gratuity 'Would Be Divisive': The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Wilson slams PSNI register: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

SDLP warning on policing: UTV Internet

Derry Man In MI5 Spanish Sting Operation: Derry Journal

U.S. may cut International Fund contribution: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

17 years of pain and still waiting for justice: Impartial Reporter

Derry 4 In Witness Appeal: Derry Journal

NI postgrads 'more likely to stay': BBC (Dec 1)

Families living in Gaeltacht area are unable to speak Irish: Irish Independent (Dec 2)
Brian McDonald

Warming up to language Irish once found uncool: Chicago Tribune (Nov 29)
Tom Hundley

Friday, December 3

Paisley 'must accept' NI plan: BBC

We Are Not Taking Our Eye Off The Ball - DUP: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Time short for Christmas deal: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Will A Farewell to Arms be The Long Goodbye?: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

It's over and it has been for 10 years: (from the Irish News)
Jude Collins

Ulster is all right: The Spectator
Leo McKinstry

Seeing Is Believing On Guns Issue: The News Letter

Ahern denies Govt reneged on McCabe deal: RTE

McCabe widow 'ambushed' by moves to free killers: Irish Examiner
Jimmy Woulfe

Resolution of issue overdue - Adams: Irish Independent
Louise McCall

'Ever hardline' Michael stands on his record: Irish Independent
Conor Sweeney

Minister O Dea hopes killers never get early release: UTV Internet

Sinn Fein has gun to our heads: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna, Tom Brady & Louise McCall

There can be no different moral tariff for killing of a Garda or an RUC man: Irish Independent


Veteran police officers outraged by Orde meeting Adams: UTV Internet

Keep Your Word Warning To IRA: The News Letter
Gemma Murray and Alan Erwin

Robinson launches broadside at 'deceitful' UUP: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Another Crisis for Trimble?: The Blanket
John Coulter

DUP fury at debate on killings: Belfast Telegraph
Simon Taylor

Day of Reflection goes ahead despite dissenting voices: Impartial Reporter

Superspy risk queried by judge: Belfast Telegraph (Nov 30)

Derry prepares for Lundy's Day Parade: UTV Internet

Thursday, December 2

Peace deal 'tantalisingly close' for Northern Ireland: The Independent
David McKittrick

Arms hold key as Ulster deal deadline is put back: The Guardian
Michael White and Ted Oliver

Hope despite North talks setback: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna and Bernard Purcell

Alliance in plea over peace deal: Belfast Telegraph

Obstacles keep North deal dicey: Irish Echo
Anne Cadwallader

Adams meets British government: UTV Internet

Problems remain as Blair opens door again: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

It's good to talk - but it's time now for some peace and quiet: Irish Independent
Alison O'Connor

The agreement which can still provide the stumbling block to a new deal: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Deal won't solve major gulfs dividing parties: Irish Echo
Paul Colgan

Infighting prevents Trimble from keeping it in the family: The Independent
Guy Adams

President makes his pitch: Irish Echo
Susan Garraty

We will never be allowed to hear the truth: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

The Cost of the Failure of Politicians is Immeasurable: The Blanket (Nov 28)
Mick Hall

Loyalists charged over kidnap bid: BBC (Nov 30)

UDA ceasefire challenged: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

UDA ceasefire 'will lead to split': BBC

Loyalist hits out at Alliance chief claims: Belfast Telegraph

Swift Progress Will Follow Deal: The News Letter
Gemma Murray and Elinor Glynn

Support for police vital to a new deal: Belfast Telegraph

Northern Ireland Electoral tally falls again: UTV Internet

Sinn Fein claims electoral change credit: Belfast Telegraph

Government in disarray as Ahern admits McCabe Provos may go free: Irish Independent
Tom Brady & Gene McKenna

Freedom for IRA killers could face legal challenge: UTV Internet

McDowell to meet McCabe widow to explain decision: Irish Examiner
Harry McGee and Michael O’Farrell

Widow horrified by the prospect of IRA killers' early release: Irish Independent
Tom Brady and Eugene Hogan

Wednesday, December 1

Progress slows but Ulster agreement may be days away: The Independent
David McKittrick and Colin Brown

Deal closer after Paisley says 'now or never' on arms issue: The Irish Times
Frank Millar

Parties need to move positions says Ahern: RTE

Adams in Downing Street talks: BBC

Adams warns Paisley over harsh language: UTV Internet

Deal could depend on gun photos: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Locked in an embrace: The Guardian
Jonathan Freedland

Why it might suit Paisley to stall deal: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Acts of Contrition: (from, Nov 29)
Danny Morrison

On The Brink.... Again: Derry Journal

IRA's intentions hold key to deal: Belfast Telegraph

As North's endgame plays out, will FF and SDLP unite against SF?: Irish Examiner
Rónán Mullen

Derry Bases Under Spotlight: Derry Journal

Issue 'must not turn into political football': Belfast Telegraph

Orde to unveil the first Patten police station: Belfast Telegraph

Meeting 'symbolises shift' in Sinn Féin: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O'Neill

PSNI Chief Laid Down The Law To Sinn Fein: The News Letter

Finucane - 'New law could end independent public inquiries': UTV Internet

Judge is 'sorry' for Finucanes over delay: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey and William Graham

Holy Cross children still receive counselling, court told: UTV Internet

Voter list requirement scrapped: UTV Internet

IRA Killers Make £91k In Prison: The News Letter

SF member jailed for PIRA membership: RTE

Retired terrorists dish up the pity: Sunday Independent (Nov 28)
John Drennan

Peace dividend bypasses poor: Sydney Morning Herald (Nov 27)
Mary O'Hara

Conference invite fuels Labour discrimination row: UTV Internet


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