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This archive contains references to articles from February 15-28, 2002. If you find a link that is out of date please let us know by e-mailing the Newshound.


Thursday, February 28

Blair refuses to outline amnesty plans: UTV Internet

Gardai make car break through in Omagh bombing: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Police issue pictures of riot suspects: BBC

Police adopt new tactics over riots: Belfast Telegraph

Flanagan fails in bid to extend term: Irish Echo
Anne Cadwallader

Flanagan's legacy: holding the center against the odds: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Reid sends bombings dossier to probe judge: Irish Independent
Bernard Purcell

States of hypocrisy: Irish Echo

Informer's evidence needs 'large dose of scepticism': Derry Journal (Feb 26)

Arms amnesty period: Belfast Telegraph

An Irishman's Diary: The Irish Times
Kevin Myers

DUP and Sinn Fein at loggerheads over Omagh memorial: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Wednesday, February 27

Durkan jabs Sinn Fein on policing: BBC

SF refuse invitation to discuss policing plan: The Irish Times
Suzanne Breen

Adams Dublin visit: UTV Internet

Sinn Féin will lose out in Kerry North - poll: RTE

Political experience counts far more out on the hustings: Irish Independent
James Downey

Sinn Fein's slip showing: Irish Independent

A covenant of honour is bringing unity to the North: The Irish Times
Mark Durkan

Latest Omagh arrests fail to result in charges: RTE

More arrests may be on the way in Omagh bomb probe: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Arms cache believed to have been buried before ceasefire: The Irish Times
Jim Cusack

Reward offered in hunt for loyalist killer: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Davies meets loyalist paramilitaries: BBC

UDA intimidated workers: UTV Internet

Bloody Sunday inquiry costs slammed: The News Letter

Lessons scarman may have for Saville: Belfast Telegraph
Arthur Green

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Probe said soldiers were 'fired on': Belfast Telegraph
Larry Deeney

Army wanted a 'big arrest operation' inquiry told: The Irish Times
Dick Grogan

Tuesday, February 26

Three men held by Omagh bomb team: The Independent
David McKittrick

Bush unlikely to visit Ireland: Irish Voice (Feb 20)
Kelly Fincham

Gardai pursue huge Provisional arms dump find: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

SF TD declines to urge people to inform on murder of gardai: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Amnesty a step too far: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Loyalist terror group 'not behind' alerts: BBC

No unity while UUP is destroying the Union - Paisley: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Go Surrender? Unionism and Decommissioning: The Blanket
Sam Gilchrist

Paisley speaker fury: UTV Internet

Donaldson set to take on Adams in TV debate: The News Letter

UK decommissioning policy questioned: The Irish Times
Rachel Donnelly

Numbers drop at protest school: BBC

Holy Cross - coping with life in the firing line: The News Letter
Ross Carter

Orange Order honours St Patrick: Belfast Telegraph

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IRA told 'not to fire on army': BBC

Monday, February 25

Mainstream Irish parties fear strong gains by Sinn Fein in summer poll: The Independent
David McKittrick

32-county Sinn Féin attracts McDonald: Irish Examiner
Fionnan Sheehan

Change of running mate for Ahern after SF surge: Irish Independent
Senan Molony

Flanagan decision dilutes agreement: Sunday Business Post (Feb 24)
Frank Connolly

Sir Ronnie's delay more pain than gain: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Questions hang over policing: Sunday Business Post (Feb 24)

Countdown to a United Ireland: (from, Feb 23)
Gearoid O Caireallain

Apologies... for flying the flag for Margaret: Sunday Life (Feb 24)
Stephen Breen

Sectarian foes given separate bus stops: The Times
David Lister

Adams calls on AG to withdraw SF comments: Irish Independent
Liz Walsh

UDA brigadiers' vow of silence: Sunday Life (Feb 24)

McGuinness slams latest spate of pipebombs: RTE

Taoiseach leads warm welcome for brave schoolgirls: Irish Independent
Isabel Hurley

Thirty years on, will Kathleen get justice at last?: Ireland on Sunday (Feb 24)
Anne Cadwallader

Geldof: the tragedy that brought it home: The Sunday Times (Feb 24)
Ann McFerran

UVF mole tells all to dublin bomb probe: Ireland on Sunday

Broadcaster denies media going 'soft' on paramilitaries: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

Queen in dark over Duke's Ulster posting: Electronic Telegraph

Sunday, February 24

Amnesty for IRA blocked by Army: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Omagh relative to seek clues from jailed man: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke and John Lee

Give a voice to Omagh's victims: The Observer

David Trimble hears call of the sectarian tribes of Brussels: The Sunday Times

SF's urbane mask keeps slipping: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Time Sinn Fein came clean: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Presenting the other Ronnie: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

IRA possibly behind Castlewellan killing: Flanagan: RTE

Combat 18 allegedly involved in Belfast riot: UTV Internet

'We return to Derry under fire': The Observer
Peter Pringle

Police chief opens 'soft image' station: BBC

Fury at no action on flags: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Holy Cross schoolgirls meet Taoiseach: UTV Internet

Film judges may have chosen a pig in a poke: Sunday Independent

Margaret had secret wish to be Catholic: The Sunday Times
Christopher Morgan

The puck stops here: Houston Chronicle
Carl Honor

Saturday, February 23

IRA blamed for man's 'execution': Irish Independent
John Devine

Board 'not out to get' police chief: BBC

The politics of policing in Ulster: Belfast Telegraph

McDowell urged to quit after attack on Sinn Féin: Irish Examiner
Fionnán Sheahan

Shadowy past of Sinn Fein puts democracy to the test: The Irish Times
Garett FitzGerald

Eire Nua Tanzanian Style: The Blanket
Liam O Ruairc

DUP says no to forging strategic links with the Ulster Unionist Party: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Unionists fear further attacks: The Irish Times
Suzanne Breen

Loyalists linked to pipebomb attacks: UTV Internet

Ceremony remembers Aldershot victims: The Irish Times
Rachel Donnelly

Tourists receive a Céad Míle Fáilte to West Belfast: (from, Feb 21)
Colleen Dornan

Rodgers to greet Ulster GAA chiefs: Belfast Telegraph
Marie Foy

Recreating the Gaeltacht: (from, Feb 21)

Friday, February 22

Sir Ronnie to stay on until March after board reaches compromise: The Independent
David McKittrick

Flanagan deputy tipped for top job: Irish Independent
Deric Henderson

Durkan attacks SF over police review: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Catholics more likely to believe in effectiveness of Policing Board: The Irish Times

Patten urges SF to support police: Irish Independent
Chris Glennon

The Politics Of Policing: The Irish Times

Terrorist amnesty may cover soldiers: The Independent
Nigel Morris

SF's vision for a united Ireland is a pipe dream: The News Letter
William Smith

Freed 'IRA man' loses claim for damages: Electronic Telegraph
Joshua Rozenberg

Brothers shot in alleged IRA hit: Irish Independent

McDowell attacks Sinn Féin policies: Irish Examiner
Carl O’Brien

Aldershot casualties are IRA's 'forgotten victims': The Times
David Lister

Families to appeal screening ruling: BBC

UUP lord mayor in GAA history: Irish Independent

Call for NI referendum on euro: UTV Internet

Londonderry's past crying out for the Hollywood treatment: The News Letter
Ian Starrett

Curtain up on political satire: BBC
Mark Devenport

Republican pledge greets Queen: The Guardian
Stephen Bates

Thursday, February 21

Kosovo policeman in race to succeed Flanagan: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Decision time for Policing Board: BBC
Brian Rowan

Flanagan dismisses inquiry calls: UTV Internet

Omagh was our September 11, says Bob Geldof: Electronic Telegraph
John Steele

Justice for Omagh: The Guardian

Adams on police reforms: UTV Internet

Choice rests with Sinn Fein: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

View North Truth commission? OK, but seek whose truth?: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Reid letter 'is reprieve' for PSNI reserve: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Mortar attack suggests new IRA-FARC link: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Inside File Hear no evil?: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Donaldson urges Unionists to unite: The News Letter (Feb 20)
Stephen Dempster

The numbers game: Irish Echo

Culture and Identity: The Blanket
Billy Mitchell

Cash deal ends GAA dispute with Army: Belfast Telegraph
Mary Fitzgerald

Wednesday, February 20

Ulster police chief to take up new post: The Herald
Deborah Summers

Omagh anger at Flanagan job: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Flanagan profile: UTV Internet

Geldof to back Omagh victims: Electronic Telegraph
David Sharrock

Omagh dead demand justice: Electronic Telegraph

Warning over bid to find terror suspects: UTV Internet

Appeal likely over screens for inquiry police: Irish Independent
Ivan McMichael

Motion to remove symbols is rejected: The Irish Times
Suzanne Breen

Sinn Fein's Adams to visit region in March: Kentucky Post (Feb 19)
Luke E. Saladin

SF to hold talks with Taoiseach: BBC

Ahern's policy must be consistent: Belfast Telegraph

SF has strong support for role as partner in Coalition: Irish Independent
Chris Glennon

Provos may have lost control – DUP: The News Letter (Feb 19)
Richard Sheriff

From Havana to Pyongyang: The Blanket
Liam O Ruairc

Dermot Nesbitt: A profile: BBC
Martina Purdy

Tuesday, February 19

Trimble denies he is to step down as leader: The Irish Times
Frank Millar

Double act who put the focus on getting along: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Leaders seek judge to probe notorious murders: Irish Independent
Bernard Purcell

Questions which face Sinn Fein: Belfast Telegraph

Sinn Fein uses Irish to attack Bush's policies: Irish Independent (Feb 16)
Conor Cruise O'Brien

No warmth in sight for 'cold' Unionists: Belfast Telegraph
Robert McCartney

We will not settle for second best on policing: The Irish Times
Gerry Kelly

Colombian trio charged: UTV Internet

Still the only show in town: (from, Feb 15)
David Ervine

Healing: Irish Independent (Feb 16)

Tyrone rocket attack foiled: UTV Internet

Dramatic event in the field of local politics: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

I can't go home: (from
Danny Morrison

Council rejects removal of symbols: BBC

Minorities are feeling left out of the political arena: The News Letter
Deborah Dundas

Court to deliver police witness ruling: BBC

Alleged security breach threatens Bloody Sunday inquiry: The News Letter
Ian Starrett

Eyes of world on Bloody Sunday: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Rodgers

Monday, February 18

Ahern and Blair to meet today in London to assess political situation in the North: The Irish Times
Alison O'Connor

Ahern assures UK Sinn Fein will not be in coalition: Irish Independent
Bernard Purcell

Irish trio face Colombia trial: The Guardian
Martin Hodgson

Appeal over move to send Colombia Three for trial: Irish Independent
Ben Quinn

Enniskillen may lose its emblems: Electronic Telegraph
David Sharrock

Trimble's party unionist 'in name only', DUP deputy leader tells conference: The Irish Times
Suzanne Breen

Model for policing gardai lies in the North: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

Smokescreen being created on policing issue - McLaughlin: Derry Journal (Feb 15)

UDA split over United Ireland' gaffe by leader: Sunday Life (Feb 17)

Britain shares its lessons of terrorism: Washington Times (Feb 14)
John Sheridan

Playing Tricks On Paddy Devlin: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

New law to wipe out election personation: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

Golden Bear for Bloody Sunday: The Scotsman

Negative labels that are the lot of the Protestant: The Herald
John MacLeod

Sunday, February 17

Peace-progress picture worth a thousand words: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

'IRA three' charged by Colombians: BBC

Andrews protests too much: Sunday Independent
Padraic Mac Kiernan

The path to violence: The Observer
Henry McDonald

DUP warns of threat to union: BBC

Demographics and democracy: Sunday Business Post
Tom McGurk

Amnesty planned for fugitive IRA terrorists: Independent on Sunday
Colin Brown

'Orange bastards' gaffe puts Sinn Fein on the defensive: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Ahern rules out SF in Irish government: BBC

Gerry Adams, gay icon, gets into bed with the pink revolution: The Sunday Times

Prince at centre of Commonwealth claim: UTV Internet

The subversive CBE: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Fury as Blair snubs Omagh families: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Star support for Omagh appeal: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

Loyalists get marching qualifications: UTV Internet

Lawyers' long journey on Saville gravy train: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Britain's island retreat?: Scotland on Sunday
Ian Mather & Brian Brady

Conti: anti-Europeans are sectarian bigots: Sunday Herald
Jenifer Johnston

Saturday, February 16

Omagh informer in protection battle: BBC

SDLP's stance on policing is just not tough enough: (from
John Gormley

Prince speaks of Irish 'suffering': BBC

Prince drops a peace bombshell at Glencree ceremony: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

Thorny republicans fail to mar a rosy day: Irish Independent
Martha Kearns

Blast victim tells of losing mother: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

Welcome visitors: Irish Independent

Can US warm up the 'cold house' for Protestants?: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

A Catholic majority is far from a certainty: Belfast Telegraph
Graham Gudgin

United Ireland ' count me out' Eric Smyth: (from, Feb 14)

Parades review a chance to shape the future - Sir George Quigley: The News Letter
Kim Hewitt

Adair in fatal feuding inquiry: Electronic Telegraph

Barriers come down as dialogue starts up: BBC
Mark Simpson

Minister 'right' to refuse jailed ex-INLA man early release: Irish Independent
John Maddock

Government 'giving terror victims the brush off': The News Letter

Finucane inquiry Is imperative: (from, Feb 14)

Ulster at heart of £1bn fuel tax fraud: The Times
Robin Young

Smuggling scam must be tackled: Belfast Telegraph

Hot spot: Belfast, N Ireland: The Independent
Robert Liebman

Getting that sinking feeling: The Irish Times (Feb 15)
Dennis Kennedy

Friday, February 15

Legal bid begun to quash O'Loan report: The Irish Times
Monika Unsworth and Chris Anderson

Omagh relatives Flanagan blow: UTV Internet

Policing power turned on its head the final irony: (from Irish News, Feb 11)
Alex Attwood

Green is still the colour: Belfast Telegraph
Eamonn McCann

We must convince unionists – Adams: The News Letter (Feb 13)
Dan McGinn

Reports of end of Protestant domination exaggerated: The Irish Times
Graham Gudgin

Charles - I can heal bigotry: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

Paving the way for the Queen: BBC
James Helm

Prince Charles and Ulster: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

Becoming Normal: The Irish Times

Royal visit helps forge friendships: Belfast Telegraph

League Of Rogues: The Blanket (Feb 8)
Tommy Gorman

'Loyalist' threat to postal workers: BBC

Irish petrol scam costing £380m: The Guardian
David Hencke

Tories highlight continuing paramilitary intimidation: The Irish Times
Rachel Donnelly

UUP MP to 'name and shame': Belfast Telegraph

UK bombing suspects remanded in custody: RTE