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Sunday, February 14

DUP 'rolled over' on policing – Allister: The News Letter

Phony criticisms based on myth: The News Letter
Arlene Foster

Another new dawn in Northern Ireland but much still unresolved: Southern Star

Education crisis must be resolved: The News Letter
Reg Empey

Parades persuasion: Belfast Media

'Unionists should renew pact talks': The News Letter

The Tories' meddling is undermining the Unionist cause in Northern Ireland (Feb 12):
David Blackburn

Adams riles Tubridy over IRA grandad: Evening Herald
Cormac Byrne

Gerry Adams to talk forgiveness with relative of victim of IRA in Jesus documentary: The Observer
Vanessa Thorpe

Why should we shake the hands of reconciliation? (Jan 25): Belfast Telegraph
Patrick J Roche

Ritchie right choice for local SDLP: Ulster Herald
Michael Breslin

Gunmen 'sent my sister to early grave' (Feb 10): The News Letter

Pension 'marriage' clause slammed by RUC widow (Feb 12): The News Letter

Volunteer plan for police recruits (Feb 6): Belfast Telegraph

Historic Derry building damaged in controlled blast: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Enniskillen explosion 'suspicious': UTV Internet

'Major political row needed' (Feb 2): Derry Journal

Is 'a shared North' any closer? (Feb 6): The Irish Times
Michael Longley, Stuart Neville, Brian McGilloway, David Park & Glenn Patterson

In all honesty, O'Dea's perjury is a sad sign of our lying times (Feb 7): The Sunday Times
Justine McCarthy

Public to get lessons in spotting pipe bombs: The Sunday Times
John Mooney

Is a country wey o'takin a language? (Jan 26): Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

Rebel cleric's gay marriage will 'infuriate' church heads (Jan 31): Sunday Tribune
Suzanne Breen

Demand for Catholic schools 'enduring' (Feb 6): The Irish Times
Seán Flynn

We cannot hand over schools to the churchless liberal elite (Feb 12): Belfast Telegraph
Kevin Myers

Tories to let Scots MPs keep vote on English legislation: The Sunday Times
Isabel Oakeshott and Jason Allardyce

Saturday, February 13

SF on course to be largest party – poll: The Irish Times
Tia Clarke

Ulster Unionists demand deal on 11-plus before backing power sharing:
Henry McDonald

Majority want Robinson resignation – survey: RTE

Paisley in apparent rebuke to Robinson over 'clever tricks': Belfast Telegraph
Claire McNeilly

Hillsborough deal must see action: The News Letter
Ian Paisley


Robinson criticises SF stance on Drumcree: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

'No reassurances' on Parades Commission's future: UTV Internet

Talks take us no further down the road on parades: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Cameron struggles to bring Cameroon conservatism to Northern Ireland: The Times
Sam Coates

There is a massively important principle at stake in Northern Ireland:
James Forsyth

Conservatives and the union – Playing the orange card: The Guardian

INLA decommissioning 'hollow' – MLA: Derry Journal

AK-47 'belonged to Provisional IRA': Belfast Telegraph

'The end of the gun in Irish politics': National Post
Peter Goodspeed

Republican group to protest the PSNI: Donegal Democrat

32CSM warn shops on police: Derry Journal

Dissidents 'must retract threat': BBC

Huge traffic tailbacks as elaborate bomb hoax shuts bridge for 24 hours: Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

RAAD claim drugs seizure: Derry Journal

McGurk killers join new group: Belfast Media

TUV leader in candidates move: BBC

Row as unionists claim Irish signs are on SF agenda (Feb 5): Portadown Times

UVF brothers plead guilty to 73 offences: UTV Internet

Murphy seeks acquittal on Omagh conspiracy charge: The Irish Times

SAS triple killing 25th anniversary: Derry Journal

Shadows of the past must not be allowed to shape our future (Feb 3): Belfast Telegraph
Sharon Owens

UNL professor reflects on father's IRA involvement (Feb 9): Daily Nebraskan
Gerard Harbison

Death penalty man handed secret papers: UTV Internet

Budget reality hits the North (Feb 7): Sunday Business Post

How Shinners took a page out of Father Ted: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Independence 'would cost Scots £6bn' (Jan 17): The Sunday Times
Jason Allardyce

Friday, February 12

McGuinness 'on course' to be First Minister: UTV Internet

'Neutrality' comment endangers deal: The News Letter

Cameron 'playing with fire' in plan that may bar Sinn Féin from power: The Times
Sam Coates

Robinson resignation 'post-dated': The News Letter

Deal is 'a new low for unionism': Belfast Telegraph

Significant changes made – McCrea: The News Letter

Douglas claims unionists have been betrayed by deal: Londonderry Sentinel

McKay urges – Face the future with confidence: Ballymoney Times

Education 'price' for justice deal: UTV Internet

Education 'debacle' must be settled, say Ulster Unionists: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

The secret role of the women who saved Northern Ireland peace deal: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

The usual suspects at Hillsborough make me despair for all womankind: Belfast Telegraph
Sharon Owens

Deal or no deal: The Economist

Orange Cameron: The Times

Ingenious were the peacemakers in Northern Ireland: Los Angeles Times

Leaders must be focused on peace: Belfast Telegraph

Gerry Adams ready to go to local Orange Lodge to facilitate parade talks: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Order 'should give up Garvaghy' – Martin McGuinness: BBC

DUP anger at Adams' parading comments: Belfast Telegraph
Claire McNeilly

Parades body 'allows cultural apartheid': The News Letter

Gildernew – solutions to be found on parading: Impartial Reporter

No ex-RUC payments if justice not devolved: The News Letter

Guidelines 'won't address Lock Keeper's Inn issues': Belfast Telegraph
Linda Stewart

Sammy Wilson to resign as Belfast councillor: BBC

Ramsey pays tribute to 'dedicated' Durkan: Derry Journal

Bus attack 'clearly sectarian' – MP: UTV Internet

Sinn Féin councillor hits out at British army after invitation: Belfast Media
Ciara Quinn

'INLA robbed my father of the chance to change': The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Lifeguard on petrol bomb charge: BBC

Two jailed over Scotsman's death: UTV Internet

Talks over Presbyterian Mutual Society: RTE

Paisley and I prayed, says former Taoiseach (Feb 8): The News Letter

Ahern reveals deep religious conviction and hope of heaven (Feb 8): The Irish Times
Ronan McGreevy

My pride in Pope Benedict's visit (Feb 3): The Guardian
Catherine Pepinster

Thursday, February 11

'Progress made' in minister talks – Ford: UTV Internet

UUP set to meet for talks: The News Letter

Progress made by 'real leaders' – Paisley Jnr: Ballymoney Times

DUP and victims' campaigner in spat: The News Letter

Why the Hillsborough deal is a two-way street: Belfast Telegraph
Peter Robinson

'We want a resolution': The News Letter
John O'Dowd

'We need a new structure': The News Letter
Nelson McCausland

An act of Commons haste that unionists will repent at leisure: Belfast Telegraph
Michael Shilliday

U.S. politicians pleased about Northern Ireland deal: Irish Voice/
Cahir O'Doherty

Kelly holds out investment plum: Irish Echo

A helping hand from America?: The News Letter
N R Greer

Hard-won deal: Irish Echo

Co-operation 'key to prosperity': Belfast Telegraph

Deal falls on deaf ears: Fermanagh Herald

'No deal in Dunloy for parades now or in the future': Ballymoney Times

SF in 'no parade' warning to Order: The News Letter

Eyewitness talks of UDA guns being carved up: BBC

Weapons destroyed – but no photographs (Feb 9): The News Letter

Three released in Carroll inquiry: RTE

MP attacks 50:50 rule: The News Letter

Decision to compensate police widows welcomed: The News Letter

Name added to 'disappeared' list as another is considered: The Irish Times
Tia Clarke

Quinns confident justice will prevail: Newry Democrat

Devine spat in the face of police, Court told (Feb 8): Belfast Media

IRA victim appeals commission ruling: UTV Internet

Ex-soldier denied compensation over Adrian Carroll case: BBC

UDR Four man loses compensation appeal: Belfast Telegraph

Irish President hosts Omagh bomb victims' group families (Feb 4): Tyrone Constitution
Peter Kelly

No cannabis alibi back-up for Thomas Devlin accused: BBC

Memorial planned for shot IRA men: Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

Rights without responsibilities only create a chancers' charter: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Derry peacemaker in Middle East visit: Derry Journal

No victory lap for Mo but her heroics will not be forgotten (Feb 8): Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

Why don't people make Irish jokes any more? (Feb 9):
Ed West

Devolving justice – Scotland's experience (Feb 5): BBC
Andrew Black

Wednesday, February 10

DUP's 'clever device' revealed: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Robinson says deal will fail if SF reneges on parades: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Maginness candidate for justice role: UTV Internet

'SDLP should get justice ministry': The News Letter
Sam McBride

Daily talks planned at Stormont to end dispute over parades: The Scotsman
Michael McHugh

North deal may help to settle parades issue, says Martin: The Irish Times
Michael O'Regan

Frosty start for new parades group: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Agreement's first deadline slips by without meeting: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Can slow Stormont get a move on at long last?: Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

Waiting for Reg: UTV Internet
Ken Reid

There ain't no sanity clause in the new deal: The News Letter
Liam Clarke

Why the deal isn't the final piece of devolution jigsaw: Belfast Telegraph
Laurence White

Progress in the North – Mistrust is turned into possibility (Feb 6): Irish Examiner

UUP leader praises 'hard-working and dedicated' Durkan: The News Letter

'We're a party with radical ambitions': Derry Journal

Can Margaret lead SDLP in from the wilderness?: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

Questions over Robinson salary still unanswered (Feb 5): The News Letter
Sam McBride

Northern Ireland decommissioning body stands down: BBC

Call for decommissiong evidence: The News Letter

INLA decision welcome: Derry Journal

Police target dissident republicans on both sides of Irish border:
Henry McDonald

Dissidents targeted amid fears of turf war: Irish Independent
Ralph Riegel

Gunman 'avoided head-on collision': The News Letter

Three arrested over Constable Stephen Carroll murder: BBC

Donaldson Inquest adjourned again: Derry Journal

Real IRA killed spy Donaldson, say gardai: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Dissident attack was so pointless (Feb 8): Belfast Media

Grim history as IRA's P O'Neill echoed down the telephone line: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

The Johnstons and the McKinneys – and the Paras: Derry Journal

Victim hits back at RAAD 'simpletons': Derry Journal

Man wounded in W Belfast shooting: RTE

Anger as Maze remains 'listed': The News Letter

Cold house for Catholic unionists (Feb 8): Belfast Media
Des Wilson

IRA monument 'offensive' – Kennedy: The News Letter

Co-operation 'key to prosperity' – Cowen: UTV Internet

Irish far right groups remain on the margins of political life (Jan 12): Irish Examiner
Scott Millar

Cllr Ken Bamber's 'Irish joke' proves costly for Medway Council (Feb 8): Medway Messenger

Tuesday, February 9

Alliance not ready to nominate justice minister: BBC

Minister's appointment 'corrupted' – Ritchie: UTV Internet

McGuinness slams 'nonsensical' SDLP: Derry Journal

Policing and justice 'will be independent': Belfast Telegraph
Sam Lister

NI party leaders to discuss justice position: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Were there any policing and justice side deals?: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Group appointed to examine parading: RTE

Sinn Fein and DUP fill parades group with own people: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Politicians must now deliver says Sammon: Derry Journal

The rocky road from crisis to co-operation: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

Policymaking struggles amid the 'politics of us and them' (Feb 6): Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Hillsborough Agreement raises more questions than it answers: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Minister quizzed over Peter and Iris Robinson's support for businessman's plans: Belfast Telegraph

Council took 'too long' over lock keeper's cafe dealings: Belfast Media
Scott Jamison

First Minister Peter Robinson lobbied for developer who funded Iris's lover: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Make legal opinion available to MLAs Robinson urged: BBC

Unionists are in a real mess: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Three more Northern Ireland terrorist groups lay down their arms: The Times
David Sharrock

Rival Irish republican groups disarm:
Henry McDonald

Renegade UDA faction hands over the last of its weapons: Belfast Telegraph

Disposal of weapons by NI groups welcomed: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

Decommissioning down to the wire as groups give up guns: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Extremist group born out of bloody feud: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

Arms move is '13 years too late': The News Letter

INLA in the frame as killer goes on wing: Belfast Media
Francesca Ryan

Forty years later, IRA finally admits to man's 'execution': Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Pair lose compensation battle: BBC

One-off payments for murdered police officers' partners: Belfast Telegraph

Devlin accused 'not at murder scene': UTV Internet

Paisley and I prayed, says former Taoiseach: The News Letter

Maze Prison buildings to keep listed status: BBC

Communities unite in grassroots effort to create new jobs: The Irish Times
Francess McDonnell

Optimism among Ulster businesses rises: The News Letter

British Bill of Rights threatens 'nightmare': The Scotsman
Christopher Mackie

Scotland and N Ireland could reject bill of rights (Feb 7):
Afua Hirsch

Opening old wounds (Feb 7): Scotland on Sunday

Monday, February 8

Britain should be neutral on Ulster, says Woodward: The News Letter

Alliance seeks assurances before nominating Ford for justice post: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty & Dan Keenan

Alliance leader David Ford may turn down Justice Minister job: Belfast Telegraph

Deal on justice and policing seeks to tackle a deep source of mistrust (Feb 6): The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

Doing justice to policing (Feb 7): Sunday Business Post

Orangemen marching to tune of compromise: Belfast Telegraph
David Hume

DUP diehards forced to heed the political will of the people (Feb 7): Sunday Business Post
Tom McGurk

Northern Ireland can toast another Good Friday agreement – almost (Feb 5):
Jonathan Freedland

Back on the right road (Feb 7): Sunday Independent

Challenges still remain in the North (Feb 7): Sunday Business Post

Ritchie beats McDonnell to take leadership of SDLP: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

New SDLP leader Margaret Ritchie aims to be Northern Ireland's First Minister: Belfast Telegraph

Cowen congratulates new SDLP leader: RTE

McGrady urges FF to work with SDLP: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Margaret Ritchie – Profile: BBC

Ritchie – First woman elected to lead SDLP: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Durkan bids emotional farewell: Belfast Telegraph

Durkan urges challenge to dominance of SF and DUP: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

New leader must reunite divided party: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

New SDLP leader Margaret Ritchie faces first big test: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

'Functioning murder machine' still at work in south Armagh: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Sinn Fein 'not deterred' by threats: UTV Internet

Sinn Fein tightens security around Adams after death threat: Irish Independent
Ian Graham

Peace Call (Feb 5):
Kevin Maguire

War is over – INLA to announce it has decommissioned arms (Feb 7): Sunday Tribune
Suzanne Breen

INLA to confirm destruction of remaining weapons: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

INLA decommissioning 'overdue' – Campbell: RTE

'Conveyor belt' that took weapons from INLA: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

The Terrorists' Man in Washington (Jan 10):
Alex Massie

'Cigs for Terrorism' Smuggler Gets Two Years In Prison (Feb 5):
Tim Elfrink

Remembering Charlie Love (Jan 26): Derry Journal
Bernie Mullen

Slipping into the broad tongue in a truly multicultural land (Jan 20): The Irish Times
Fionola Meredith

Archbishop of York dismisses Pope's call for conversions to Roman Catholicism: Daily Telegraph

Has the Pope lost his mass appeal? (Feb 7): The Sunday Times
Gillian Harris and Julia Belgutay

Sinn Fein call for boycott of ambassador to Ireland (Feb 4): Jewish Chronicle
Marcus Dysch

Sunday, February 7

Empey gives guarded response to deal: The News Letter

Sinn Féin endorses NI power-sharing deal: RTE

Agreement a ticking time bomb – Allister: The News Letter

Religious leaders give deal their blessing (Feb 6): The Irish Times
Olivia Kelly

DUP sceptics refuse to openly discuss accord: The News Letter

Why I did the deal: The News Letter
Peter Robinson

Another good Friday: The Guardian
Gerry Adams

First Minister has tough selling job ahead: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Ireland's Big Breakthrough:
Niall Stanage

The truth about Hillary Clinton and the Northern Ireland breakthrough: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Traumas take toll on gaunt Peter Robinson: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

With humble pie off the menu, the deal was done (Feb 6): Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

Can we now expect new era of consensus?: The News Letter
Victor Gordon

Republicans benefit if they're seen to 'deliver': Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Deal's done – now get on and govern: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

NI deal – Plenty of process, but is it politics? (Feb 5): BBC
Jim Fitzpatrick

Inevitable deal would be mix of clarity and vagueness: The News Letter
Henry Patterson

Now Northern Ireland only needs trust: Independent on Sunday
Brian Feeney

Another very good Friday: The Spectator
David Blackburn

Policing and justice vital to everyone: The News Letter

Northern Ireland: Ulster's real deal (Feb 6): The Guardian

N. Ireland deal: Arab News

Durkan delivers emotional final speech as SDLP leader:
Éanna Ó Caollaí

SDLP leader Mark Durkan steps down: RTE

Mark Durkan final address as SDLP leader: BBC

Durkan slams SF in last leader speech: UTV Internet

SDLP must have talks with UUP: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Catholics who join devolved PSNI 'in line of fire' says Republican Sinn Fein:
Henry McDonald

Irish National Liberation Army destroy their weapons arsenal: The Sunday Times
Robin Henry

Northern Ireland INLA paramilitaries dump terror cache: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Omagh verdict to be challenged (Feb 5): UTV Internet

Protestant groups in Omagh will be equipped to apply for funding: Ulster Herald
Michele Canning

Harte – opening Croker to foreign games has been a success (Feb 5): Irish Examiner
Brendan O'Brien

All not happy with a free digital Beeb (Feb 5): The Irish Times

Bald truths behind a woman of substance (Feb 5): Financial Times
John Lloyd

There is little humanity in just documenting the old prejudices: Sunday Independent
John-Paul McCarthy

End of shopping love affair with North?: The Anglo-Celt

Kirk disputes Pope's view of the past: Scotland on Sunday
Tom Peterkin

Saturday, February 6

Deal Saves N. Ireland Government: New York Times
John F. Burns

Final key element of North peace deal agreed after 120 hours of talks: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

'Today our political process comes of age': Irish Independent
Fionnán Sheahan

NI leaders move swiftly to ensure devolution is completed: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty & Dan Keenan

Gordon Brown – Northern Ireland deal 'opens new chapter': Daily Telegraph
James Kirkup

Deal a staging post on path to greater equality – Adams: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan & Tia Clarke

UUP will not 'rush' deal decision: UTV Internet

Shankill and Falls divided on merits of agreement: The Irish Times
Fionola Meredith

The deal – How Northern Ireland's systems of policing and justice will change: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Northern Ireland deal took Lord Ashdown plan as template:
Henry McDonald

'Boys' welcome new dawn: Londonderry Sentinel

Protestants welcome parades promise: Belfast Telegraph

Treasure chest – £800m for funding for justice: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Obama praises 'historic agreement': The Irish Times
Lara Marlowe

Clinton set to invite Robinson and McGuinness to U.S. for new investment talks: Irish Voice/
April Drew

Belfast's old foes to mark historic deal with trip to the White House: The Independent
David McKittrick

Quips release weeks of tension: Irish Examiner
David Young

How Peter Robinson won backing on Northern Ireland policing deal:
Henry McDonald

The relief, the positives and the damage of NI breakthrough: The Independent
David McKittrick

Does this deal secure the future?: BBC
Mark Devenport

Banter follows old foes' gruelling bout: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Power-sharing deal is a relief to the people of Northern Ireland: Daily Telegraph
Mick Fealty

Analysis – only the foolish will claim that Ulster's problems are over: The Times
David Sharrock

Martin, Peter and the hand of history – just don't ask them to shake on it: Irish Independent
Lise Hand

Will Northern Ireland's deal work?:
Jude Collins

A brave new world for all sides or more of the same?: The Scotsman
Peter Geoghegan

Justice, Parades and Gaelic in Northern Ireland:
Robert Mackey

Will justice deal boost Northern Ireland business?: BBC
Kevin Magee

Stability key to 'successful economy': The Irish Times
Francess McDonnell

Problem Sharing: The Times

Northern Ireland moves forward: The Irish Times

Secretary of State says Robinson 'has cleared his name': BBC

Robinson wins admirers but friends still in short supply: Irish Independent
Sam Smyth

MP Iris Robinson feathered her nest with £1,600 bed . . . and billed us: Belfast Telegraph

SDLP leader Mark Durkan steps down: RTE

No more Mr Nice Guy as Mark Durkan era ends: Belfast Telegraph

SDLP conference - new party leader to be elected this weekend: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Fermanagh SDLP evenly split on leadership contest: Fermanagh Herald

I'm working towards a shared future for all: Belfast Telegraph
Margaret Ritchie

We must be ready to face the challenge of change: Belfast Telegraph
Alasdair McDonnell

Pope says separate Catholic schools help combat sectarianism: The Times
Charlene Sweeney

Friday, February 5

Unionists back power-sharing deal with Sinn Fein: The Times
David Sharrock

DUP wants Presbyterian society bailout in return for policing deal: Irish Independent
Fiach Kelly, Fionnan Sheahan and Sam Smyth

British and Irish premiers hail Northern Ireland deal: Belfast Telegraph

Premiers back in NI after deal agreed: UTV Internet

Parades won't be handed over (Feb 1): Belfast Media

No return to Orange rule: Impartial Reporter

What will happen when policing and justice is devolved?: BBC

Tough road ahead for cross-party executive: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Peter Robinson and DUP team cross marathon line together: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

April is the time: UTV Internet
Ken Reid

Gerry Adams tells of his nights on the floor: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Politics in North not difficult just different: Belfast Media
Conall McDevitt

Assembly deadlocked – Agreement helps sustain divisions: Irish Examiner

Fundamental questions about working together: Impartial Reporter

SDLP calls for extension of 50:50 police recruitment: BBC

SDLP 50/50 call branded 'legalised discrimination': The News Letter

Peter Robinson's payments to DUP queried: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Danger with DUP flirtation: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

UUP to finalise candidates as DUP link rejected: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Why UUP'S spin doctor is right to spurn new pact: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Decision day for SDLP on new leader: Belfast Telegraph

European arrest warrant sent for Liam Adams: The Irish Times
Carol Coulter

Facebook media friends keep egging each other on: Belfast Media

Search for dissident suspects continues in Donegal: BBC

Mysterious '292' protest in North Down intensifies: The News Letter

British intelligence harassment claim: Newry Democrat
Brian Hyland

Donaldson inquest gets adjourned for six months: The News Letter

'My father was another victim of Bloody Sunday' (Feb 1): Derry Journal

Thomas Devlin accused 'would not answer' guilt question: BBC

Lisnaskea bomb maker jailed for nine years: Impartial Reporter

Derry Protestants not 'endangered species' (Feb 2): Derry Journal

Fine Gael, Sinn Féin champing at bit for Donegal poll (Jan 31): Sunday Tribune
Conor McMorrow

Call for church and State to be separated: The Irish Times
Mary Minihan

Let's see the Pope's agenda for what is it: interference (Feb 2): The Herald
Ian Bell

Scots cardinal defiant after Pope criticises equality law ahead of visit (Feb 3): The Scotsman
Shân Ross

Thursday, February 4

Under-fire Peter Robinson returns as Northern Ireland's First Minister: The Times
David Sharrock

Hope for policing deal as Robinson resumes his role: Irish Independent
Sam Smyth and Fionnan Sheahan

Do not try public's patience, warns Woodward: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Policing talks enter tenth day: The News Letter

Northern talks advancing 'inch by inch': The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

Veteran Unionist lambasts unbridgeable flaws of St Andrews: Londonderry Sentinel

DUP 'are just Sinn Fein props': Belfast Telegraph

Campbell denies split in ranks of the DUP: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty & Tia Clarke

Northern Ireland negotiations in waiting room: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Party time: UTV Internet
Ken Reid

Robinson must face down DUP sceptics: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Power-share and share alike could hold the key: Belfast Telegraph
David C Shiels

Return to direct rule the best solution for dysfunctional North: The Irish Times
Peter Geoghegan

Time to devolve law and order?: The News Letter
N R Greer

Why we've had enough of all the party games (Feb 2): Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

DUP muddling mirrors state of unionist community: The Irish Times
Fionnuala O'Connor

A moment of desperation: The Irish Times

Enough is enough, find a solution now: Belfast Telegraph

Electoral body finishes DUP probe: BBC

Peter Robinson to take action against BBC: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Rivals unimpressed by 'ruling' clearing Peter Robinson of breaching Ministerial Codes: Belfast Telegraph

Robinson lobbied for green-belt development: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

'Iris-gate' will not go away: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Ulster Unionists reject DUP pact: The News Letter
Sam McBride

UUP-Conservative candidate list due 'within fortnight': BBC

Rethink from Tory candidates after unionist pact fails: Belfast Telegraph
Emily Moulton

Kane hits out at party's 'chaotic internal workings': The News Letter
Sam McBride

Minister extends 50/50 PSNI enrolment: Belfast Telegraph

Gerry Adams – The sooner my brother goes to court, the better: Irish Voice/
Antoinette Kelly

Adams trapped in web spun by Sinn Fein's own deceit: Belfast Telegraph
Pete Baker

Real IRA claims pipe-bomb attack on police station: Belfast Telegraph

Police station attack condemned: UTV Internet

Suspected dissident attack foiled: RTE

Irish republican dissident groups 'co-operating': Belfast Telegraph

Why are drinks on us in the loyalists' last chance saloon? (Jan 8): Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Wicked men played games with people's lives in North: Irish Independent
Kevin Myers

Police to patrol 'symbolic' buildings: Ballymoney Times

Devlin accused 'saw something': UTV Internet

Imagining a new constitution could bring back springtime (Feb 1): The Irish Times
Naoise Nunn

Wednesday, February 3

Devolution talks enter ninth day: RTE

Robinson on the brink as party revolts over SF deal: Irish Independent
Sam Smyth

DUP deny split as talks go on: UTV Internet

'Division in DUP ranks' due to be discussed: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Assembly elections called if NI Executive falls – PM: BBC

DUP's strife recalls Trimble's troubles: BBC
Martina Purdy

The house arrest talks were sheer torture: Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

Political Groundhog Day in Northern Ireland: BBC
Arthur Strain

Don't blame the Press; we're only doing our jobs reporting Northern Ireland talks: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Back to the past in Northern Ireland: Irish Voice/
John Spain

North needs new politics that transcends divisions: The Irish Times
John Bruton

Northern Ireland unionists confirm merger talks with Conservatives:
Nicholas Watt

Unionist peer slams 'inept' unity bid: The News Letter

Orange front may save Robinson's face and wipe McGuinness's eye: Irish Examiner
Steven King

UUP have treated Tories like a part-time lover: The News Letter
Stephen O'Brien

It's an old story from the mis-named 'New' Force: Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

Inquiry into Robinson allegations ongoing: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Gun attack response 'will hit confidence': The News Letter

Republicans must be willing to compromise on parades: The News Letter
Tommy Cheevers

Tit for tat tension rising: Derry Journal

Man fined for insulting murdered constable Carroll: BBC

No verdict in IRA 'threats' trial (Jan 20): Belfast Telegraph

RAAD respond to Red Star shooting criticism: Derry Journal

Crossmaglen bomb parts man McAllister gets 12 years: BBC

Further delays feared in Bloody Sunday report (Feb 1): Derry Journal

Thomas Devlin murder accused 'confessed to step-father': BBC

Where do we draw the peace line now? (Nov 24): Belfast Telegraph
Jamie McDowell

Real IRA man found dead in Meath: The Irish Times
Conor Lally

Anger at plans for IRA tribute (Jan 28): Enniscorthy and District Echo

Proposing a memorial for IRA terrorists is grotesque (Feb 2): Irish Independent
Kevin Myers

Catholic education – Time to end dominance of one voice (Jan 30): Irish Examiner

Harriet Harman backs down over employment equality for churches: The Times
Rosemary Bennett and Ruth Gledhill

Tueday, February 2

DUP stalls N Ireland deal on policing: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

North deal within reach but obstacles remain: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

DUP seek progress in policing talks: The News Letter

Adams sees any accord as a 'staging post': The Irish Times
Tia Clarke

Unionist anger at 'staging post' comments: The News Letter

Public must have say on deal, says Campbell: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

'Waiting for policing and justice': The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Brown halts dash to Ulster as deal remains on hold: Daily Telegraph
Andrew Porter

Confusion over Brown's Belfast trip: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Cowen deferred Madrid visit in hope of deal: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

Peter Robinson 'struggling to sell Northern Ireland policing deal to DUP': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Irish and British leaders lose patience with talks marathon in Northern Ireland: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

First day of spring fails to inspire new political beginning: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

'We will not be pressured into an agreement': The News Letter
Sammy Wilson

Dear Gordon, Big Brother wants a deal now ... get us out of here: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Groundhog Day: UTV Internet
Ken Reid

Devolution of policing – Dare we ask it in Ulster, but where's the white smoke?: Belfast Telegraph
Lise Hand

Decision-making has taken far too long: The News Letter
Liam Clarke

Power-hungry unionists no longer rule the roost: Belfast Telegraph
Laurence White

All unionist parties must be consulted: The News Letter

Politicians must finish the job off: Belfast Telegraph

Leaders fiddle while North's economy burns: The Irish Times
Francess McDonnell

Drumcree stalemate will be hard to break: The News Letter
Victor Gordon

Tories' secret Northern Ireland talks discussed unity Unionist party: The Times
David Sharrock

'Confusion' over links with DUP: The News Letter

Shock as UUP's public relations chief resigns: Belfast Telegraph

Why should the UUP realign with the 'hypocritical' DUP?: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Grey clouds gather over Tory blue sky thinking: Belfast Telegraph
Henry McDonald

Margaret Ritchie – I'll reveal who the SDLP's donors are: Belfast Telegraph

Iris Robinson's lover Kirk McCambley breaks his silence: Irish Voice/
Patrick Roberts

Business as usual for Belfast Odyssey developer Peter Curistan: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Republicans may have been 'kept in the dark' – Belfast Rape Crisis Centre (Jan 26): Donegal Democrat
Connie Duffy

Protesters hit out at RAAD after Waterloo Street shooting: Derry Journal

Mad Dog says he gets treated so well in Dublin: Evening Herald
Cormac Byrne

RTÉ and TG4 to be freely available in North in 2012: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Drive to rebuild burned-out 'Boyne' cottage after insurance claim refused: The Irish Times
Alison Healy

Pope confirms UK visit but won't be coming to Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
John Cooney

Pope to meet Queen on visit to Scotland: The Times
Charlene Sweeney & Ruth Gledhill

Outrage as Pope attacks UK equality laws ahead of state visit: The Herald
Carolyn Churchill

Equality bill 'is a threat to' Catholic beliefs (Jan 10): Sunday Independent

Monday, February 1

Growing optimism at NI talks: RTE

Taoiseach and British PM poised to return for North deal: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

'Progress' as Northern Irish leaders get closer to agreement: The Scotsman
Michael McHugh

Northern leaders expected to break deadlock on devolution: Irish Independent
Fionnán Sheahan

McGuinness upbeat on Stormont talks after 'significant progress': The Irish Times
George Jackson

Reaching for the Orange card (Jan 31): Sunday Business Post
Tom McGurk

Pirouetting on the cliff-edge: (from the Irish Herald)
Jude Collins

North stand-off rooted in lack of mutual respect: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

Our friends in the North (Jan 31): Sunday Business Post
Garvan Grant

Time for a deal: Financial Times

Online Poll – First Minister Martin McGuinness: Belfast Telegraph

Polls apart – fierce fight for leadership of SDLP (Jan 31): Sunday Tribune
Suzanne Breen

Mandelson hits out at Tories over local talks: Belfast Telegraph

Police quiz Iris Robinson lover Kirk McCambley over financial dealings: Belfast Telegraph

Splinter Groups (Jan 31): Sunday Tribune
Shane Coleman

Time to shake hands and behave like real politicians (Jan 18): Belfast Telegraph
Laurence White

FF poll rise down to North – FG: Irish Independent
Fionnán Sheahan

Policing is a matter of policy, not personality (Jan 27): Belfast Telegraph
Stephen Farry

Shots fired at Bessbrook police station: BBC

Sectarian attacks on Orange halls (Jan 25): The News Letter

Second week of sectarian trouble (Jan 25): Belfast Media
Scott Jamison

Saville report 'must be released now': UTV Internet

Saville will have 'profound impact' (Jan 26): Derry Journal

I got it wrong on Bloody Sunday but I don't fear Saville's findings (Jan 28): Belfast Telegraph
Eamonn McCann

Many Protestants greatly respected Cardinal Daly (Jan 12): Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

Protestant exodus or sectarian reporting?:
Jason Walsh

Nobody seems to be policing the Garda Siochána (Jan 31): Sunday Business Post
Vincent Browne

Call on Ireland to rejoin British Commonwealth (Jan 31): Sunday Tribune
Shane Coleman

No crossed wires over martyrs' memorial in Enniscorthy (Jan 27): The Irish Times
Newton Emerson

This blasphemy law would have Father Ted spinning in his grave (Jan 6): Belfast Telegraph
Sharon Owens


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