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Monday, February 29

Police question ex-paras over Bloody Sunday shootings: Daily Telegraph
Claire Newell, Luke Heighton and Edward Malnick

Orange Order seek meeting with Theresa Villiers over Crumlin Road parade: Irish News
John Monaghan

Union flags at Sprucefield Park and Ride to stay: Irish News
John Monaghan

Belfast peace wall demolished – Breaking down of barriers a brick-by-brick procedure (Feb 26): Belfast Telegraph
Henry McDonald

Demolition of Ardoyne peace wall a positive move (Feb 27): Irish News

There was no Trump on the ballot, but Irish voters still made their anger clear: Los Angeles Times
Simon Roughneen

Irish election – Sinn Féin eyes opposition but not government after surge: BBC
Mark Devenport

Gerry Adams insists Sinn Fein met its own expectations: Sunday World

Election 2016 – Opportunity missed despite success for Sinn Féin: The Irish Times
Mary Minihan

Sinn Féin never planned on being in government: Irish Independent
Philip Ryan

New broom in Sinn Féin with swathe of young 'baggage-free' TDs: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

We're facing months under a caretaker government: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Sinn Féin 'will define mainstream politics in Ireland': The Irish Times
Damian Mac Con Uladh

A grand coalition in Dublin is no bad thing from NI perspective: The News Letter

The Irish Times view – Stability demands a political re-alignment: The Irish Times

'Obviously, everyone has to pay their taxes' – new Sinn Fein TD weighs in on Slab Murphy controversy: Sunday Independent
Alan O'Keffe

Londonderry memorial to murdered Orangemen unveiled: The News Letter

We won't let IRA victims be airbrushed from history – ex-UDR man: The News Letter

Gerry Adams to Brian Stack sons – 'You're brave men to come here' (Feb 25): Irish Independent
Nicola Anderson

'Slab' Murphy won't get special treatment: Irish Independent
Wayne O'Connor

Politicians in Northern Ireland squabble while jobs burn (Feb 21): (from the Sunday Life)
Suzanne Breen

Tom Elliott – Judge criticises Ulster Unionist MP for letter sent to court in support of former soldier (Feb 26): BBC

A child's right not to be indoctrinated in religion is daily flaunted in schools (Feb 26): The News Letter
Brian McClinton

Church to base school admissions on location regardless of religious affiliation: Irish Examiner
Conor Kane

Cameron – Vote for Brexit could pose risk to the future of the UK: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

EU trade supports one in eight jobs in Northern Ireland, say campaigners (Feb 24): Belfast Telegraph

Steven Agnew interview – Stay in the EU to reform it (Feb 24): The News Letter
Sam McBride

Brexit still a big gamble for sceptics of unionism (Feb 24): Belfast Telegraph
Alex Kane

Brexit would rapidly put Irish unification on the agenda (Feb 27): The Irish Times
Paul Gillespie

Brexit debate highlighting some uncomfortable truths (Feb 27): Irish News
Newton Emerson

Whether you're Brexit or Remainian, you need to think carefully (Feb 24): Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

We need to make a Plan B for a Brexit – Appalling vista a reality (Feb 25): Irish Examiner

Sunday, February 28

Stormont election 'will decide direction of Northern Ireland for next decade': Belfast Telegraph

Teebane Memorial floral tributes damaged in Co Tyrone attack: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

One peace wall down, 109 across Northern Ireland still to go (Feb 26): Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Streets of Belfast packed for murdered Orangemen parade: The News Letter

Attack on Londonderry house a sectarian hate crime, police say: BBC

Murdered man spoke of death threat against him: Belfast Media
Brónach Ní Thuama

Northern Ireland needs more prison spaces (Feb 24): The News Letter

Cleared Wells in war of words with his accuser Dickson (Feb 25): Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Spads should fall within a pay hierarchy from the PM down (Feb 23): The News Letter

'I just want the truth about my husband's murder' – Sheila's message to Gerry Adams (Feb 24): Irish Independent
Nicola Anderson

Chase not over as CAB hunts Slab's 'hidden riches': Sunday Independent
Maeve Sheehan

'Slab' Murphy case – Tolerating the intolerable (Feb 26): The Irish Times

'Slab' has 18 months to dwell on Republic's justice(Feb 27): Irish Independent

Garda power abused (Feb 27): Irish Examiner

Gerry Adams rules out Sinn Féin coalition with main parties: Irish News
Ed Carty and David Young

SF has failed to get near FF and its strategy is now in tatters: Sunday Independent
Brendan Morley

McGuinness – Those people criticising Gerry... it's not like they want us to win:
Daragh Brophy

Ireland vote – Old enmities could keep Sinn Fein from lead opposition role: Sunday Telegraph
Peter Foster

The coming together of the Civil War parties is a long way from inevitable: Sunday Independent
Dan O'Brien

Debating languages can be great craic, or is that crack? (Feb 26): Belfast Telegraph
Paul Connolly

Brexit poll Euro clash gets red card: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

EU exit would complicate cross-border extradition, warns Justice Minister: The News Letter
Sam McBride

David Cameron tells Northern Ireland a Brexit would hit economy and farming industry: Belfast Telegraph

Tom Elliott – Judge criticises Ulster Unionist MP for letter sent to court in support of former soldier: BBC

Qatar torture regime pays £60,000 for PSNI to train officers: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Historian Tom Devine dismisses claims he no longer supports independence as 'a falsehood': The Herald
Judith Duffy

Why are education committees skewed to religious minority? (Feb 18): The Scotsman
Paul Braterman

Saturday, February 27

Ford to resign as Justice Minister after May election but will stay on as Alliance leader: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Green leader Steven Agnew laments the pace of change: Irish News
John Manley

Ex-IRA commander jailed for tax evasion: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Alleged ex-IRA chief Thomas 'Slab' Murphy jailed for tax evasion but protests innocence: The News Letter

'Justice has been done' says First Minister Arlene Foster as Slab Murphy spends his first night in prison: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Nothing to say Adams, Mary Lou? Stony silence from Sinn Fein as 'good republican' Murphy is jailed:
Niall O'Connor and Wayne O'Connor

Reporters intimidated as 'Slab' left polling station – NUJ: Irish Examiner
Fiachra Ó Cionnaith

Thomas 'Slab' Murphy kept letters and threats he received from relatives of IRA victims: Irish Mirror
Ed Carty and Mick McNiffe

Background – Thomas 'Slab' Murphy's conviction began with enormous CAB operation: Irish Independent
Ed Carty

Cab probes suspected Slab 'links to €40m fuel racket': Irish Independent
Tom Brady and Dearbhail McDonald

Thomas 'Slab' Murphy jailed over tax like Chicago gangster: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Gun and bomb attacks replaced by oil truck traffic: Irish Independent
Jim Cusack

'Slab' Murphy trial – Court treated republican as a 'cattle dealer': The Irish Times
Colm Keena

Minister Frances Fitzgerald raps Sinn Fein on terror laws: Belfast Telegraph
Philip Ryan

Michelle Gildernew in poll 'due to gender imbalance': Belfast Telegraph

Maurice Devenney joins UUP in latest twist In Derry unionist fall-out: Derry Journal

Who's Maurice Devenney? An in-depth retrospective profile: Londonderry Sentinel
William Allen

Belfast taxi driver wants injunction 'to stop MI5 harassing him': Irish Independent
Alan Erwin

Terror group gave go-ahead for axe attack, court told: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Dissidents blamed after man shot dead in South Belfast: Sunday World
Jamie McDowell

Former Provos dominate 10 gangs running €3m-a-week cigarette racket: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Anger as RUC memorial plaque moved from station's public area: The News Letter

Legal first for NI as bid for partially secret hearing over 'withheld intelligence' connected to Omagh gets under way at the High Court: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Stakeknife-linked legal bid put on hold: UTV

Massereene Barracks victim's mum says 'I'm not after revenge, I just feel sorry my child's murderers are so totally consumed with hatred': Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Ballymurphy victim Joseph Murphy's family in bullet anger: Irish News
Claire Simpson

McAleese is slammed over 'ignoring' Dublin's IRA role: The News Letter

Tony Blair – UK victims of IRA's links with Libya legally barred from US payouts: Belfast Telegraph

Memorial parade for Orange bomb victim soldiers: The News Letter

Catholic Church a mere spectator of Dáil election: Irish News
Patrick Murphy

Irish election result will have significance outside the Republic: The News Letter

Education Minister John O'Dowd will not return to his portfolio: Belfast Telegraph

Tory MP accuses top US politician of being IRA sympathiser: The News Letter

The Truth Commissioner film scene 'unknowingly' shot outside Gerry Adams' home: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Former loyalist terror boss Johnny Adair pictured alongside unsuspecting Paul Gascoigne: Belfast Live
Paul O'Hare

Cameron to visit NI at the weekend as part of Euro drive: The News Letter

Friday, February 26

Peace wall is demolished in north Belfast: Belfast Telegraph
Laura Abernethy

Michelle Gildernew 'delighted' be Sinn Féin candidate again after selection controversy: BBC
Stephen Walker

Former IRA leader to fight extradition on abuse charges: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Parade for murdered UDR men to march through Belfast city centre: Irish News
Allison Morris

Criticism from Sinn Fein won't change DUP minds on Brexit: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

We need to make a Plan B for a Brexit – Appalling vista a reality: Irish Examiner

Omagh bomb – Seamus Daly appears in court accused of 29 murders: Belfast Telegraph

Landmark bid for part-secret hearing on Omagh blast begins: The Irish Times
Alan Erwin

Relatives watch as Omagh bomb accused in court: Irish Independent
Adrian Rutherford

Belfast hatchet attack ordered by paramilitaries, court hears: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Alleged IRA abuse suspect did 'deal' on Disappeared: Irish News
Allison Morris

Family of Bobby Sands attack graphic novel about IRA hunger striker: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Arts Council defends £5k in funding for Bobby Sands book: Irish News
Suzanne McGonagle

Lotto cash for Bobby Sands comic book helps Sinn Fein rewrite history: Belfast Telegraph
Eilis O'Hanlon

Corbyn 'astonished' Birmingham pub bombing families still don't have answers: Birmingham Mail
Neil Elkes

Stakeknife – No extra money for PSNI investigation into Army agent: BBC
Vincent Kearney

I won't be silenced just to get truth, I want justice, says dad of UVF victim: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Leo Varadkar offered guided tour of West Belfast by MP after "slap in the face" tweet: Belfast Live
Chris Kilpatrick

Gerry Adams shuns questions on convicted tax cheat Thomas 'Slab' Murphy: Irish Independent
Philip Ryan

Sinn Fein Gains Popularity in Ireland Through a Desire for Change: New York Times
Douglas Dalby

Gerry wants you to forget everything as you vote today: Irish Independent
Philip Ryan

Hypocrisy of Gerry Adams' rivals in Republic now votes are at stake shameful: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Leading IRA members refuse to help end Dublin gangland feud: Irish Mirror
Jilly Beattie and Emma McMenamy

SF has 'blown 10 seats' with Adams as its leader – Ahern: Irish Independent
Barry Lennon

Cameron backing for Kenny on eve of election: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Ireland's fascinating election gets too little UK media coverage: The Guardian
Roy Greenslade

Fine Gael most popular party among emigrants – online poll: The Irish Times
Ciara Kenny

Sinn Fein would win Irish election comfortably if only Irish Americans were polled: Irish Voice/
James O'Shea

'Ger-ry, Ger-ry, Ger-ry!': starstruck children meet TV star: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

Alleged ex-IRA chief Thomas Murphy faces sentencing for tax evasion: Belfast Telegraph

Marking of 1916 in 1966 spurred much anxiety in North – bishop: The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Arlene Arkinson – Robert Howard was a police informer court is told: Derry Journal

Another crack at 'bogus Irish' craic after stirring Gael force storm: Belfast Telegraph
Nelson McCausland

'Politicians must acknowledge contribution of Catholic schools': Irish Catholic
Cathal Barry

Scots council rejects plans to fly Irish tricolour to mark Easter Rising: Glasgow Evening Times
Martin Williams

Scrapping the Human Rights Act will help protect human rights, Attorney General says: The Independent
Jon Stone

Chants at event for former Rangers star Paul Gascoigne spark sectarian row in Glasgow: Irish Post
Nemesha Balasundaram

Thursday, February 25

UUP leader to meet David Cameron as party considers positions on EU vote: The News Letter

At its best, the EU is a foil against hostile nationalism and we know in these parts how deadly that can be: Belfast Telegraph
Trevor Ringland

NI Executive in historic Enniskillen meeting: The News Letter

NI to lose one Westminster seat under review of boundaries: BBC
Mark Devenport

Londonderry DUP veteran quits, saying party is all about money: The News Letter
Sam McBride

DUP's unity plea after stormy week: Londonderry Sentinel

Conservative candidate withdraws from assembly race: Irish News

Election 2016 – The west Belfast view: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Keeping party donations secret only fuels suspicion: Irish News
Newton Emerson

Public pressure forces Sinn Féin U-turn on Stormont expenses: The Irish Times
Eamonn McCann

'Sexism' complaint against Jim Wells rejected: UTV

Unionists hit out over council's 'funding bias' towards Irish language: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Willie Frazer defends posing with military weapons: The News Letter

Maghaberry prison improves but progress fragile: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Swann condemns 'sickening sectarian vandalism': Ballymoney Times

Work begins to rebuild Donegal Orange Hall: Londonderry Sentinel

Ex-president Mary McAleese hails transformed relations between UK and Ireland: Belfast Telegraph

Mary McAleese – Greater collaboration may have mitigated Troubles: Irish News
John Manley

Victims shocked at Gaddafi's £9.5bn assets frozen in UK: The News Letter

Frozen Libyan assets could be used to compensate victims of Gaddafi-sponsored IRA terror: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black and Adrian Rutherford

RUC officer accepts IRA man was shot in the back: Irish News
Connla Young

Bobby Sands comic book – Unionists criticise Arts Council over funding: BBC

Publisher rejects unionist criticism of Bobby Sands graphic novel: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Parallel drawn with Claudy atrocity as de-classified files shine light on priest case: The News Letter

Remarried widow fights to restore pension 39 years after IRA killed her UDR husband: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Adams – I've spoken to two SF members allegedly behind Brian Stack murder: Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor and Philip Ryan

UUP's plea over mental health funding: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Proposals for Northern Ireland's four main churches to jointly run some schools: BBC
Robbie Meredith

Adams canvasser owns shed where 'Slab' Murphy cash found: The Irish Times
Colm Keena

Leo Varadkar says Sinn Féin will always be associated with murders and bodies buried in bogs: Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor

Is Gerry Adams an asset or a liability for Sinn Féin?: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

Top IRA man nabbed in Spain on child sex charges: Sunday World
Gerard Couzens

Scottish devolution process 'cannot commence until 2017 at the earliest': The Independent
Chris Green

Wednesday, February 24

Brexit 'would not mean UK-Ireland border checks,' says Villiers: Irish News
Andrew Woodcock

Politicians at war over EU vote amid revelation membership's a £500m drag on Stormont: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Arlene Foster paying lip service to anti-EU extremists: Irish News
Brian Feeney

Leaving the EU could be catastrophic to UK-Republic bilateral relations: The News Letter
Andrew Mackinlay

Northern Ireland Assembly and Brexit campaign issues overlap: BBC
Mark Devenport

Former NI21 deputy leader joins SDLP: Irish News
John Monaghan

Eastwood welcomes former NI21 councillor to SDLP: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

SDLP chief Colum Eastwood has no regrets over carrying coffin of INLA man Seamus 'Chang' Coyle: Belfast Telegraph

McCune named as UUP candidate as Nesbitt warns of 'bitter' South Belfast fight: The News Letter

Morrow challenged over benefits for injured terrorists: The News Letter

Willie Frazer defends posing with guns on Facebook: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

New Donegal Orange hall rising from ashes of arson attack: The News Letter

SF 'will be in government in Republic' – Adams: UTV
Damien Edgar and Tracey Magee

Irish election – Sinn Féin 'expected to do well' even if there is a hung parliament: BBC
Shane Harrison

Doherty receives death threats after radio clash with Adams: Meath Chronicle

Sinn Féin condemn death threats to Fine Gael TD after radio debate with Gerry Adams: Irish Examiner
Daniel McConnell

Leaders Debate – Gerry Adams claims he is fit to be Taoiseach despite associations with IRA: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle and Barry Lennon

#RealityCheck – "Who is Senator Cahill?" says Gerry Adams:
Odran Flynn

Sinn Féin candidate complains to gardaí over election material tampering: The Irish Times
Sarah Bardon

Do not worry about Gerry Adams and Sinn Féin: The Irish Times
Vincent Browne

Sinn Féin Joins List of Surging Anti-Austerity Forces in Europe: The World Post
Kevin A. Lees

To see what a mess Sinn Féin would make in government, have a look at the North: Irish Independent
Colum Eastwood

Police use new powers to seize 'New IRA' money: BBC

RUC man failed to tell truth about alleged shoot to kill operation: Irish News
Connla Young

No remains found in latest search for 'disappeared' Catholic woman:
Cormac Fitzgerald

Lisa's family deserve end to torment: Belfast Telegraph

Villiers may free part of legacy cash for inquests and police: Belfast Telegraph
Richard Wheeler

Bobby Sands 'comic-strip' book defended as 'true, important and worthy': Irish News
Bimpe Archer

Charlie Flanagan – Gerry Adams has obligation to assist gardai in Brian Stack murder probe: Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor and Philip Ryan

Pattern of cover-up shows Sinn Féin not worthy of high office: Irish Independent
Austin Stack

Brenda Hale interview – Why we need military covenant in NI: The News Letter

British ambassador – Easter Rising is worthy of respect: The Irish Times
Ronan McGreevy

Echoes of the Easter Rising down through the decades: Irish News
Fionnuala O Connor

The Easter Rising centenary is an opportunity to celebrate the birth of modern Ireland and the land it has become.: The Herald
Kenny MacAskill

Fianna Fáil promises farmers an 'island of Ireland' beef label (Feb 19):
Ciaran Moran

Loyalist group forced to re-route its parade through Glasgow's East End amid fears of violence: Glasgow Evening Times
Jody Harrison

Tony Blair claims the UK would break up if Britain leaves the EU in first intervention from former Prime Minister: Daily Mail
Matt Dathan

The EU referendum is not all about Scotland. Can someone tell the SNP?: Daily Telegraph
Tom Harris

Tuesday, February 23

Theresa Villiers could release some of £150m for Troubles legacy: Belfast Telegraph

Cameron defends Villiers on Brexit stance: UTV

NIO brands Villiers resignation call 'ludicrous': Irish News
John Manley

Gerry Adams suggests SF's EU stance based on border: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Brexit threatens £425 million in EU Peace programme grants to Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Peter Hain concerned over impact of UK exit on border controls in Ireland: BBC

EU referendum – How will Northern Ireland unionists and nationalists vote on June 23?: Belfast Telegraph
Bill White

UK exit from EU would have 'enormous implications' for NI: BBC

Why Villiers and Foster need to be careful a Brexit doesn't backfire: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Brexit campaign – The illusion of sovereignty: The Irish Times

UK playing for high stakes as vote on European future looms: Belfast Telegraph

Europe invites scepticism but quitting is no easy option: The News Letter

Latest attack on Orange hall 'a blatant attempt to stir tensions': Belfast Telegraph
Rachel Martin

Regency Hotel attack machine guns 'stolen from IRA arms dump over a decade ago', reports: Irish Mirror
Keeley Ryan

Ex-PSNI chief superintendent Gary White – 'The violence in the summer of 2005 was a wake-up call': Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Gerry Adams aware of Sinn Féin figures named in Stack case: The Irish Times
Sarah Bardon

Mary Lou McDonald urges Gerry Adams to give information on SF members alleged to be involved in murder of prison guard to gardai: Irish Independent
Philip Ryan

Fianna Fáil attacks Gerry Adams over Brian Stack murder: The Irish Times
Sarah Bardon

IRA gunrunner Ferris claims no knowledge of Stack murder: Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor and Philip Ryan

SF calls for Dail Spad pay cut... after blocking that at Stormont: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Sinn Féin reject spad policy inconsistencies: Irish News
John Manley

AAA-PBP is ready to vote for Adams as taoiseach: Irish Independent
John Downing

Enda Kenny, Micheál Martin get equal backing for taoiseach: The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

The Punt – Bookie's money back offer on SF: Irish Independent

Adams will not take ministerial salary if elected to government: The Irish Times

Ireland is in recovery but its voters are in a mood to rebel: The Guardian
Fintan O'Toole

Poll – Strong support for retention of Special Criminal Court: The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

Sinn Féin councillor stands by assessment of the Rising: Irish News
John Monaghan

The complexity of Irish identity gets stamp of approval: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Concern for border policing levels in wake of Dublin gang shootings: Belfast Telegraph

Church has no reason to fear secularism: The Irish Times
Joe Humphreys

Monday, February 22

EU referendum – Polls show 75% in NI want to stay: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Arlene Foster and TUV's Jim Allister join Theresa Villiers in call for EU 'out' vote: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Cameron EU deal does not get to root of issues says Dodds: BBC

Double whammy of criticism for Theresa Villiers: Irish News
Brendan Hughes and Connla Young

SF president says party will campaign against Britain exiting the EU: Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor

EU referendum – What funding does NI get from the EU?: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Orange hall attackers in a regressive, hate-filled minority: Belfast Telegraph

Bonfire funding overhaul under Antrim council plans: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Unionists set to block sanctions over loyalist bonfires: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Gildernew back on Sinn Féin ticket for Assembly elections: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Political parties shouldn't pander to young people (Feb 20): Irish News
Alex Kane

Arlene Arkinson case highlights threat to open justice (Feb 20): Irish News
Newton Emerson

Gerry Adams fails to quiz colleagues on murder claims: Irish Examiner
Fiachra Ó Cionnaith

Villiers trying to 'stymie' work of solicitors on Troubles cases: Irish News
Connla Young

Sinn Féin – Escaping from the past: Financial Times
Vincent Boland

Sinn Féin denies contradiction on adviser pay policy: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Adams cast as 'alternative Taoiseach' for anti-water lobby: Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor

Local SF members lending a hand in southern elections: Fermanagh Herald

Sinn Fein stays popular by promising, not doing (Feb 21): Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Here's a good voting guide – scratch a Trot, find a Shinner (Feb 21): Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

I don't carry any 'Civil War baggage' over FF/FG – Coveney (Feb 20):
Niall O'Connor

Motorists from Republic of Ireland dodge £610k in speed fines as PSNI can't trace them: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Kenny aims to contact every Irish exporter over 'Brexit' (Feb 21): Sunday Independent
Cormac McQuinn and Philip Ryan

Sturgeon's confused and confusing message on Brexit: Daily Telegraph
Alan Cochrane

Rangers and Celtic fans to unite for football grounds demo over anti-bigotry law (Feb 20): The Herald
Martin Williams

Bishop – English should be more like Scots and Irish (Feb 20): Daily Telegraph
John Bingham

Sunday, February 21

Brexit – DUP confirms it will campaign for Britain to leave EU in June: Sunday Independent
David Young

Theresa Villiers – Leaving EU is safer option: BBC

McGuinness critical of Villiers over Brexit stance: RTE

Britain's drift from Europe is looking serious – for us: Sunday Independent
Colm McCarthy

Shadow Northern Ireland Secretary to attend Sinn Fein party conference: Independent on Sunday
Tom McTague

The privileged few and their expenses devalue democracy: The News Letter

First Ministers rap 'desperate' Nesbitt in £20m bailout row: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Easter Rising centenary could spark fresh 'flag wars' in Belfast: Sunday Herald
Judith Duffy

Third attack on an Orange hall in a week: BBC

'Sectarian hatred' behind Rasharkin Orange hall attack: The News Letter

No offence intended to garda family, says Adams: RTE

McCabe family – 'Stop the rise of Sinn Fein': Sunday Independent
Kevin Doyle

Adams takes counsel from 'his amigo Slab', says Burton (Feb 17): Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor

People in NI disgusted at 'language and lies' directed at Sinn Féin – McGuinness: RTE

Fianna Fail make major gains on Fine Gael in latest poll: Irish Independent
Philip Ryan

SF voters want to keep Special Criminal Court: Sunday Independent
Philip Ryan

Gerry Adams has got it right on the Special Criminal Court (Feb 20): Irish News
Patrick Murphy

Gerry Adams a barrier to Sinn Féin normalisation (Feb 19): Irish Examiner
Michael Clifford

Taoiseach Adams ... the first 100 days: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Cross-border checkpoints against fuel laundering (Feb 19): UTV

Kenny says 20% of public service panels will be for Irish speakers (Feb 18): The Irish Times
Harry McGee

'I could have gone the other way' – Frampton on growing up in the shadows of the Troubles:
Paul Fennessy

Protesters carry out demonstration over Scots council decision to fly Irish Tricolour: The Herald
Martin Williams

Scotland would be better off as an 'independent' EU member, Nicola Sturgeon says: Sunday Telegraph
Christopher Hope and Ben Riley-Smith

UK already in peril and Brexit could worsen it: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

Saturday, February 20

Foster in call for new expenses procedure for Northern Ireland Assembly: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Departing MLAs entitled to £70k taxpayer-funded 'golden goodbye': Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Over 90% of social housing in NI still segregated: Irish News
Allison Morris

Back in the race – Gildernew sole candidate in Sinn Fein selection convention: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Orange hall hate attacks must cease, says Arlene Foster: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Orange hall attacks are absolutely disgraceful: Irish News

Why being in the Orange Order is 'part of your DNA': The News Letter

Sinn Féin complaint against Jim Wells rejected: Irish News

MLA tells court he contributes to Sinn Féin from salary: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Joint enterprise ruling may impact Stephen Caroll case: Irish News
Connla Young

Belfast activist recalls meeting with Bernie Sanders: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

'Chris Andrews led family up the garden path': Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

IRA man's parents allowed to see RUC officer who killed him: Irish News
Connla Young

I won't reveal how he died, all I want is to hear truth, says brother of IRA man: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Margaret Thatcher angered by Irish 'inaction on terrorism': The Irish Times
John Bew

Arlene Foster's Facebook video reflects on Easter Rising event in Dublin: Belfast Telegraph

Easter services should not be cancelled due to 1916 events – Shatter: The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Newry rector Sutton who burned British Legion flags given new parish in Co Cork: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

It seems far-Left is intent on hanging Peter Bunting out to dry (Feb 11): Belfast Telegraph
Nelson McCausland

Micheál Martin still opposed to post-election deal with FG or SF: The Irish Times

Sinn Féin defends treatment amid claims of bullying: Irish Examiner
Juno McEnroe

'Better off with SF'? Gerry's sums don't add up: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Adams the focus for selfies: Dundalk Argus
Anne Campbell

Catholic church displays a new brand of humble message: The Irish Times

Ilex 'regeneration' of Derry a grim tale of dysfunctionality (Jan 13): Belfast Telegraph
Eamonn McCann

Mike Nesbitt signals support for UK remaining in EU: The Irish Times
Ruadhán Mac Cormaic

David Cameron's deal on the EU criticised by Northern Ireland politicians: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Brexit survey finds 81% of NI businesspeople want UK to stay in EU (Feb 17): BBC

Irish eyes are on David Cameron: Irish News
John Manley

What would a British exit from the EU mean for Ireland?: BBC
Diarmaid Fleming

Five more arrested following Stranraer match against Celtic (Feb 18): The Scotsman

Friday, February 19

Brexit talks are 'of national importance for Ireland', Kenny says: The Irish Times
Sarah Bardon and Tom Rowley

Irish government seeking UK special arrangements: Irish News
John Manley

Irish and British governments discuss impact of EU plan: BBC

Ireland urged to make its voice heard in Brexit debate: The Irish Times
Ruadhán Mac Cormaic

Brexit could tip Northern Ireland back into violence: Daily Telegraph
Bruce Clark

Guidelines on flags worthy of consideration: Irish News

Assembly expenses – Possible charges over Lord Hay expenses inquiry (Feb 16): The Sunday Life
Christopher Woodhouse

Standards chief is criticised by DUP over Wilson 'snub': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Loyalists call on west Belfast UDA leaders to 'stand down': Irish News
Allison Morris

'Dissidents in NI could join Dublin gangland feud': UTV
Damien Edgar and Sharon O'Neill

Man shot in leg in Ardmonagh Parade in west Belfast: BBC

'Private' probe before Devenney quit as MLA: The News Letter

Sinn Féin rep claims confrontation was attempt to bully and intimidate: Newry Reporter

Jim Wells complainant charged with wasting police time: Irish News
John Manley

Newtownstewart Orange hall attacked for second time: BBC

Bernie Sanders made plea to Thatcher on behalf of IRA hunger strikers: Daily Telegraph
David Millward

Irish asked to avoid 'embarrassment' over priest wanted for murder of Scots soldiers: The Herald
Kate Devlin

Gerry Adams pledges he will do all he 'humanly can' to help family of Brian Stack: Irish Independent
Cormac McQuinn

Appeal court told man jailed for 1977 bomb 'mentally incapable': Irish News

We need to create a single mechanism to deal with the past: The News Letter
Tom Elliott

North murder cases could be reopened after court ruling: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Joint enterprise – Thomas Devlin's mother says ruling should not affect convictions: BBC

Joint enterprise law ruling will result in more suffering: Belfast Telegraph

MacBride poised for a Florida comeback: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Rare signs of maturity among Northern Ireland's politicians (Feb 17): Belfast Telegraph
Will Chambré

RTÉ rejects claims it excluded Sinn Féin from general election coverage: Irish Examiner
Daniel McConnell and Elaine Loughlin

'Adams hasn't a clue about his party's tax plans': Irish Examiner
Elaine Loughlin

Pearse Doherty defends Gerry Adams's leadership: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

TD – I was victim of vicious bullying campaign by SF: Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor

Election 2016 campaign – When Harry met Gerry: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

Gerry must be great on economy if he can manage to run his homes on the average industrial wage: Irish Independent
John Downing

Bishops will not tell Catholics who to vote for, Archbishop says: The Irish Times
Rachel Flaherty and Tom Rowley

Bombardier – DUP hits back at calls for Bell to consider resigning: The News Letter

Thursday, February 18

SF salary arrangement within rules – Assembly: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Westminster watchdog is called in over expenses row: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

DUP accused of abandoning founder's democratic principles: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Unionist flags outnumber nationalist flags by 13 to one, new report reveals: Belfast Media

Tackle educational underachievement, high unemployment and social deprivation before flags: Belfast Telegraph
Alex Kane

Tory candidate says Vatican remark "was intended as a joke": Irish News
John Monaghan

BBC defends make-up of panel in Spotlight debate: Irish News
John Manley

The cost of getting elected – new questions emerge over political donations in Northern Ireland:
Niall McCracken

Prominent republicans Duffy and McCrory released on bail: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Fear of Omagh bomb prosecution witness: Ulster Herald

Villiers defends security veto on secret files tied to Troubles killings in Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne McKeown

Victims are being traumatised again by delays and denial: Irish News
Allison Morris

Drawing lines – a debate on the past: UTV
Brian Rowan

Victim's sister slams 'betrayal' by election candidate Chris Andrews: Irish Independent
Paul Williams

Joseph Rafferty was gunned down in cold-blooded hit:
Conor Feehan

General Election 2016 – Sinn Fein claim RTE are refusing to broadcast interviews with Gerry Adams: Irish Mirror
Pat Flanagan

How bullying RTÉ worked for Sinn Féin at the last election, so the party is at it again: Irish Independent
Fionnan Sheahan

Irish street sign erected as council battle rumbles on: Irish News
John Monaghan

Cancelled TG4 leaders debate speaks volumes about attitudes to Irish: The Irish Times
Alan Titley

Foster attends 'reflective' Easter Rising event: UTV

First Minister of Northern speaks of role 1916 played in recent Troubles: The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Call for new ethical code for modern Ireland to be drafted ahead of Rising commemorations (Feb 1): Irish Independent
Paul Melia

UN insists Ireland must end religious discrimination in competition for school places (Feb 4): Irish Mirror
Kathy Armstrong

A5 announcement 'all talk and no teeth': Ulster Herald

Taoiseach calls cabinet meeting to discuss Brexit: Irish Examiner
Daniel McConnell

Could Brexit disturb the peace in Northern Ireland?: Daily Telegraph
Lee McGowan

William wades into Euro-row – Prince signals support for Britain to stay in EU as he says UK's partnership with international allies is the 'bedrock of our security and prosperity' (Feb 16): Daily Mail
Matt Dathan and Tim Sculthorpe

Alex Salmond – Queen said she didn't 'purr' after Scottish independence no vote: The Scotsman

Wednesday, February 17

Villiers in US to give Stormont progress update: UTV

Arlene Foster's troubled past resonates across unionism: The Irish Times
Newton Emerson

Arlene Foster calls for new expenses body as Stormont row goes on: Belfast Telegraph
Cate McCurry

Leaders back review of Stormont expenses system: UTV

Stormont expenses – 'Assembly should move to Westminster system': BBC
Chris Page

The £150,000 paid to Sinn Fein must be reclaimed for taxpayers: The News Letter

Millions in allowances claimed every year by Northern Ireland MLAs: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

DUP and SF close ranks amid expenses criticism: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Expenses controversy raises questions about one of the most secretive funding systems in the democratic world: Belfast Telegraph
Henry McDonald

More accountability needed over assembly expenses: Irish News

DUP – Former MLA Maurice Devenney resigns from party: BBC

Tory candidate refers to Vatican and Holy Land trip as 'know your enemy': Irish News
John Monaghan

Two week limit for flying flags among proposals to tackle Northern Ireland powder keg issue: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Three-year trial suggested for plan to limit flying of flags on NI streets: The News Letter

Executive departments at odds over number of flag meetings: Irish News
John Monaghan

Nationalist area housing plans scrapped after DUP directive: Irish News
Connla Young

Republican denies he was Special Branch agent who passed on Shankill bomb information: The News Letter

Bloody Sunday – Victims hit back at comments made by Eamon de Valera's grandson: Derry Journal
Eamon Sweeney

Police begin probes into 50 murder bids on ex-soldiers by IRA: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

First Minister hears from Teebane family about warning claim: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Prime Minister to write to MP after request for bomb investigation: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

'Officer Stack should never have been killed' – Gerry Adams urges anyone with information on murder of prison officer to contact gardai: Irish Independent
Ralph Riegel

Secret Arkinson files 'name man INLA grilled over Arlene and bogus tip-off source: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Theresa Villiers thinks people came up Lagan in a bubble: Irish News
Brian Feeney

Northern Ireland Labour movement loses Momentum over refusal to form local branch: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Ghosts of the Easter Rising can influence 2016: Irish News
Jim Gibney

Bloodlust of Pearse was a driving force of IRA terrorism: Belfast Telegraph
Patrick J Roche

Coalition's capital move on church services for Easter Sunday: The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Tanaiste accuses Gerry Adams of displaying 'amnesia' in relation to Jean McConville murder: Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor

'People, whether young or old, have to educate themselves as to what Sinn Féin are proposing', says Dara Murphy: Irish Examiner
Ann Cahill

Sinn Féin to be no 'mudguard' for FF or FG, says McDonald: The Irish Times
Michael O'Regan

'Lurch to Sinn Féin would be anti-enterprise', says IBEC: Irish Independent
Kevin Doyle

Councils warned over boycotts against Israel: The News Letter

Brexit would only add to tensions in NI, claims Haass: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Brexit body talking 'codswallop' over Sammy Wilson: Belfast Telegraph
Arj Singh

Hedge fund claims Brexit could force Ireland to quit EU: The Irish Times
Mark Paul

Tuesday, February 16

Foster rejects police chief Hamilton's idea to draw line under Troubles: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Stand-off in Stormont expenses row: Irish News
John Manley

Escalating row over expenses threatens integrity of Northern Ireland Assembly: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Dissident republican terrorists claim to have more than a tonne of Semtex explosive: Daily Telegraph
Gordon Rayner

Executive departments at odds over number of flag meetings: Irish News
John Monaghan

Wells still 'best man for MLA job' despite controversies – colleague: The News Letter

DUP meeting to discuss nationalist homes was held in Belfast orange hall: Irish News
Connla Young

Sinn Féin dismiss 'access to bank account' claim: Irish News
John Manley

Republican says he is wrongly connected to Dublin gangland killing: Irish News
Connla Young

Theresa Villiers' comments 'offensive to Loughinisland massacre victims': Belfast Telegraph
Cate McCurry

'I kept saying please save me, please help me. Please God' (Feb 8): Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan Ganesh

'Sinn Féin figures killed Stack'- son: Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor

Parties have less influence than they think on economy (Feb 6): Irish News
Patrick Murphy

Balancing Stormont books means some tough calls, but it's not all bleak (Feb 10): Belfast Telegraph
Mervyn Storey

Lack of diversity on quango boards is perennial problem (Feb 2): Irish News

Arlene Foster to attend Easter Rising event but says it is 'not a commemoration': BBC

Easter church services cancelled due to 1916 centenary parade: The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Clergy fuming over 1916 ceremony Easter church lockout: Irish Independent
Sarah MacDonald

The terrible beauty of the Easter Rising remains alive today (Feb 1): The Guardian
Fintan O'Toole

Bid to change abortion law fails after emotive debate (Feb 11): The News Letter

Standing still on abortion issue not an option: Irish News
Fionnuala O Connor

Abortion law madness – What's really going on Northern Ireland?: Daily Telegraph
Meabh Ritchie

Cultural divisions in Northern Ireland are similar to the US: The News Letter

NI suicide rate higher than south and Britain for second year (Feb 6): Irish News
Brendan Hughes

History is moving before our very eyes to a coming together of Civil War enemies: Irish Independent
Shane Coleman

Rugby block in north 'matter for RTÉ' says minister (Feb 10): Irish News

Government rejects enshrining rights of ethnic minorities in the Constitution (Jan 14): Irish Examiner
Fiachra Ó Cionnaith and Juno McEnroe

Irish Tricolour plans for Scots council dead in the water as Labour announces it will vote against 1916 Rising tribute: The Herald
Gerry Braiden

Monday, February 15

Strong speculation Alliance leader David Ford to step down for peerage: Sunday World
Jamie McDowell

Payment of £150,000 in expenses to Sinn Fein 'wrong': Belfast Telegraph
Joanne Fleming

Ignore the mythology, rewriting and reinvention – the SF project has failed: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Adams – 'Don't worry about ex-IRA member as justice minister': Irish Independent
David Raleigh and Kevin Doyle

Sinn Féin in government – The Northern experience: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Local Unionist wary of Alliance's flag permit plan: Fermanagh Herald

SDLP councillor launches petition to oppose arts centre name change: Irish News
John Monaghan

Welby tells Belfast audience – 'We must go to the cross for reconciliation' (Feb 8): The News Letter
Ben Lowry

PSNI 'stopped and searched some people up to three times a day': Irish Independent

Dublin weigh-in shooting – NI dissident republican 'was one of six gunmen': BBC
Vincent Kearney

Father of UVF victim wants Foster meeting over Dublin bomb claim: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Mairia Cahill refused witness protection: Belfast Telegraph
David Raleigh and Kevin Doyle

Endless reports used to push ideological change in schools (Feb 3): The News Letter

NI bishops in call over abortion proposals (Feb 9): RTE

Politicians should be allowed a free vote on abortion: Irish News
Tom Kelly

'Reflection day is no political stunt' – Mayor: Derry Journal

TG4 debate in Irish cancelled over Joan Burton's and Gerry Adams' lack of fluency: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

Executive U-turn only hope for Northern Ireland (Feb 9): Belfast Telegraph
Johnny Andrews

Sinn Fein anger on poster attacks: Sligo Champion

Sinn Féin could be waxing lyrical in office in the new Dáil: Irish News
Deaglán de Bréadún

SF now accepts legal targets for debt must be met (Feb 10): The Irish Times
Arthur Beesley

Can Adams beat Dev and Chairman Mao's record for clinging on at top? (Feb 13): Irish Independent
Bertie Ahern

Sinn Fein election hopes may be casualty of Dublin's gang war: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Criminals are at war with us all, not just each other (Feb 14): Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Special Criminal Court is necessary in flawed justice system: The Irish Times
Fergal Davis

Radio Free Eireann broadcaster Boyer was 'man of courage': Irish News
Connla Young

Heroin supply in Northern Ireland a 'cross border' trade: Irish News
Allison Morris

Cross-Border centre conference to discuss Brexit: The Irish Times
Pamela Newenham

Will Catholic bishops try to scare their flocks into voting against Brexit?: The Spectator
Damian Thompson


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