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Saturday, January 15

Major parties fear SF poll successes, Adams says: Irish Independent
Brian Dowling

'No more chances' for Sinn Fein: BBC

Ervine - 'IRA must address claims': UTV Internet

New mystery over White van: (from, Jan 13)

Prepare to apologise, warns Adams: BBC
Mark Devenport

Give us a chance to put the paramilitaries in their place: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Decommission the Robbery Wing: Irish Voice/ (Jan 7)
John Spain

Strategically induced crises pay rich electoral dividends for Sinn Féin: (from the Irish Times)
Anthony McIntyre

Desperate Sinn Féin look to centenary year: (from the Irish Family, Jan 9)

Publics Help Is Needed To Catch Robbers: The News Letter

New questions over robbery: (from, Jan 13)

Look to Ulster for a 'true measure of what terrorism may achieve': Daily Telegraph
Charles Moore

Key distinction drawn between free societies and fear societies: Belfast Telegraph (Jan 12)
Steven King

Homeland agency defends handling of Ferry incident: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

'Political pawn' fears extradition from US: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Ihab Shoukri on terror charges: Belfast Telegraph
Ben Lowry

Disgruntled loyalists 'have contacted Adair': (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

'Mad Dog' may plan return to city: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O'Neill

Door-to-door service is not acceptable: (from

Robinson challenges UUP over pact: UTV Internet

State may introduce ID cards after British implementation: Sunday Business Post (Jan 9)
Pat Leahy

Sinn Fein and DUP join forces in voting against EU Constitution: Irish Independent (Jan 13)
Conor Sweeney

McGuinness to defend Commons seat: UTV Internet

'For as long as I live I will keep talking about Brian': Belfast Telegraph (Jan 11)

Ireland eclipses UK in wealth league: Daily Telegraph (Jan 12)
Malcolm Moore

The Guardian profile - Gareth Peirce: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

Friday, January 14

Adams says phone calls to Taoiseach are unanswered: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Adams tells republicans 'resist': BBC

Call for Sinn Fein to lose Commons allowances: UTV Internet

McDowell blames senior SF men for €38m bank heist: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Sinn Fein sees politics in Ahern accusation: Irish Echo
Paul Colgan

Loyalists Cash In On Bank Heist: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Did the PSNI have any intelligence about the Northern Bank robbery?: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

Depths of disillusion deepen after robbery: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

IRA licence to rob issued by Britain: (from the Irish News)
Patrick Murphy

Stop That Terrorist!: Wall Street Journalist (Jan 13)
Lionel Shriver

Sinn Fein criticism could drive wedge through republicanism: Belfast Telegraph
Eamonn McCann

The time has come to send off the clowns: (from the Irish News)
Newton Emerson

Law and Orde - Throw mud at a white van and some of it will stick: Irish Examiner
Pat Brosnan

Bank Heist — Here we go again: (from, Jan 10)

Like Bertie said... what kind of eejits do people take us for?: Irish Examiner
Noel Whelan

Stop whining: Irish Independent

Bank robbery and the public interest: Belfast Telegraph

U.S. keeping its focus on peace process: Irish Echo
Susan Garraty

Party mulls over pact call: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Unionist Unity Essential With Poll Looming: The News Letter

Garda's widow tells of support from north: (from the Irish News, Jan 12)
Valerie Robinson

Omagh role for Police Ombudsman: UTV Internet

New inquiry into Omagh warning call: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

Politician's suspect package hoax: BBC

Anti-Catholic graffiti condemned by DUP: Belfast Telegraph (Jan 10)

Jewish group says beheaded 'Nazi' statue should be left as 'symbol of Irish shame': Irish Independent (Jan 13)
David Lister

Thursday, January 13

DUP calls to freeze Sinn Fein assets: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Hume calls for bank robbery information: UTV Internet

£10m from bank heist 'is untraceable': Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

Indulgence in fiction put deal on hold: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Road forward is never in appeasing the IRA: Irish Independent

Terrorism Now The Only Issue: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Anatomy of a bank robbery: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

The heist, the IRA, and Sinn Fein: Irish Echo

New game plan for process is needed: Belfast Telegraph

Seven-year itch creates a hitch on Third Avenue: (from the Irish News, Jan 11)
Ray O'Hanlon

Bomb Attack Hits Police Plan To Cut Back Security: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Scare Tactics Will Not Move Me - MLA: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Unionists 'should form pact': BBC

Merge Ahead?: The Blanket
John Coulter

SF's Doherty to defend seat: Belfast Telegraph (Jan 11)

SF select Ruane for South Down: UTV Internet

Republican gangs back to the gun: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Unionists Are Still Wary Of Parades Body: The News Letter

Manchester police on alert after Adair release: Irish Post

PIRA 9's jail term requires warrant: (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

Funds freeze on Lá lifted by Direct Rule Minister: (from, Jan 10)

Court reserves judgement in Omagh relatives' application: (Jan 11)

Former IRA inmate should have got charity job, tribunal told: UTV Internet

Sinn Féin 'lying about European Constitution': Irish Examiner (Jan 12)
Ann Cahill

DUP man in EU constitution warning: UTV Internet (Jan 11)

Wednesday, January 12

Power-share threat for Sinn Fein: The Herald
Deborah Summers

Go ahead without Sinn Fein, Murphy urges: Irish Independent
Senan Molony

Sinn Fein leaders 'should be arrested over bank raid': UTV Internet

MEP attacks party over heist: Irish Independent
Conor Sweeney

Robbers 'hostile to Sinn Féin agenda': (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Call to minister over paramilitary ceasefires: UTV Internet

Van used in Belfast bank raid was driven from South: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Robbed of the right to a fair trial: (from the Irish News)
Breidge Gadd

SF - Securocrat Fantasists: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

Blair's plan to turn terrorists into democrats has failed: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

IRA stayed too long at (SF) party: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Sinn Fein's shadow: Boston Globe

Let Us Have The Evidence: Derry Journal

Gutless Blair Is Denying Us Democracy: The News Letter

Crime the reason SF will not accept policing - SDLP: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

IRA killer claims political beliefs cost him hostel job: UTV Internet

Mad Dog expected to flee to Spain: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin and Deric Henderson

Neo-Nazis are Mad Dog Adair's only friends in his lonely exile: Irish Independent
David Lister and Russell Jenkins

'You Can't Hide' Warn UDA Chiefs: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Is the party over for Johnny Adair?: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Police parade power debate: UTV Internet

Derry Republican Tells Journal... 'They Can Come And Get Me': Derry Journal

Bloody Sunday families in plea for Republican: Belfast Telegraph

1974 State papers

The Long War: (from, Jan 10)
Danny Morrison

Wilson endorsed continuing contacts with Provisionals: (from the Irish Times, Jan 4)
Richard Bourke

Tuesday, January 11

SF 'angry and perplexed' at Ahern comment: Irish Independent
Louise McCall

Paisley - 'Sinn Fein ruled out': UTV Internet

Murphy to make statement on raid: BBC

Paisley in talks with Blair today: RTE

Alliance accuses Blair of breaching agreement over IRA activity row: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Where Now, After The Provos Stole Chance For Peace?: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

How robbers have raised the political stakes: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Pegged: The Blanket
Mick Hall

What if most Catholics vote for a party of bank robbers and spies?: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

New political reality is clear: (from the Irish News)

Sinn Fein Has Made A Fool Of Tony Blair: The News Letter

Sinn Fein is now out in the cold: Belfast Telegraph

Robbers have months to launder stolen bank notes: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O'Neill

Laundering the ill-gotten gains: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Houston

Bank heist is snooze to the Irish Times: Sunday Independent (Jan 9)
Jim Cusack

Can Orde bank on his success?: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Ryder

Time For A Shake-Up: The News Letter
David Young

We cannot make sacrifices on the 'altar of compromise': (from the Irish News)
Tom Kelly

Bomb thrown at police station: BBC

Unionists bicker on track records: Belfast Telegraph

Neighbours in fear after 'Mad Dog' flees Belfast: The Guardian
Angelique Chrisafis

Adair 'will quit Britain': UTV Internet

What next for Johnny Adair?: BBC
Mark Simpson

'Mad Dog' is out, but still a prisoner of his bloody past: Irish Independent
Alan Murray

Provos blamed as man shot in hands: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Omagh bomb inquiry demand: UTV Internet

Monday, January 10

SF knew of IRA bank plot, says Ahern: Irish Examiner
Mary Dundon

Governments determined to keep door open to SF: The Irish Times
Mark Brennock and Gerry Moriarty

Blair says NI progress 'possible': BBC

Blair backs stance by unionists: Irish Examiner
Jamie Lyons

Durkan attacks IRA over robbery: UTV Internet

Former IRA prisoners undecided: (from the Irish News, Jan 8)

Yourselves alone: Sunday Life (Jan 9)
Alan Murray

IRA robbery sucppers Northern deal: (from the Sunday Tribune, Jan 9)
Suzanne Breen

No deal while robbery suspicion lingers: Sunday Business Post (Jan 9)
Vincent Browne

No room for fudge - it's a case of crime and punishment: Sunday Independent (Jan 9)
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Gains made in peace process talks now hang in the balance: (from the Irish News, Jan 8)
William Graham

Paying the price: Sunday Life (Jan 9)
Alan Murray

Northern Bank raid was the result of long-term plan to handicap police: Sunday Independent (Jan 9)
Jim Cusack

IRA did it because they could: (from the Sunday Tribune, Jan 9)
Suzanne Breen

No deal with gangsters: Irish Independent

Crimes against democracy: The Sunday Times (Jan 9)

Time for Taoiseach to get tough: Irish Examiner

Ulster supremo to face bomb grilling: Sunday Life (Jan 9)
Alan Murray

Terror boss faces leadership crisis: Sunday Life (Jan 9)
Stephen Breen

Loyalist quits area after UDA attacks: (from the Irish News, Jan 8)
Barry McCaffrey

Bloody Sunday Probe Was 'Unique' - Says Inquiry Counsel Christopher Clarke: Derry Journal (Jan 7)

Saville sentence sparks outrage among relatives: (from the Irish News, Jan 8)

FAIR's Dublin 'flying picket' plan to highlight inquiry call: Sunday Life (Jan 9)
Chris Anderson

ESB's €7m contract to British bases in North: Sunday Business Post (Jan 9)
Pat Leahy

A short hop from Belfast to Baghdad: The Guardian
Peter Preston

Sunday, January 9

Peace process in crisis after £26.5m bank raid: Independent on Sunday
David McKittrick

DUP stands vindicated over heist, says Paisley: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh Wallace

McLaughlin - 'SF won't be deflected': UTV Internet

Sinn Fein summit as bank crisis deepens: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

Durkan voices concerns over North deal: RTE

International criminal 'behind IRA bank raid': Sunday Herald
Neil Mackay

Notes recall 'a last resort': Belfast Telegraph
Nigel Tilson

The politics of daylight robbery: The Observer
Henry McDonald

IRA raid claims - what happens now?: BBC
Mark Devenport

Why is it difficult to believe that the IRA are criminals?: Sunday Telegraph
Jenny McCartney

26.5m reasons to never trust Sinn Fein again: Sunday Independent
Joseph O'Malley

Northern Bank - Open All Day Monday: The Blanket (Jan 8)
Anthony McIntyre

SF must move on or move out: Sunday Independent

Sinn Fein Can't Hide The Provo Bank Criminals: The News Letter

Orde verdict puts Sinn Fein on spot: Belfast Telegraph

Faced with this moral fog, our policy must be - no budge, no fudge: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Rally round the flag, boyos, to celebrate 100 years of hate: Belfast Telegraph (Jan 7)
Lindy McDowell

Arson attack on Orange hall: UTV Internet

Terrorists, criminals and drug dealers are shopped on web: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Ulster Legal Challenge For Labour Party: The News Letter

Atrocity - The Big Question: Limerick Leader
Barry Duggan

Block the release of garda killers - call: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Man gets jail for 'Bloody Sunday' inquiry contempt: Irish Independent (Jan 8)
Ivan McMichael

Irish faithful growing fewer: Toronto Star (Jan 8)
Michael McAteer

Stop Scotland's shame: The Herald (Jan 7)

1974 State papers

IRA bosses' intense rivalry threatened Northern operations: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

'Volatile' mood in Republic after Dublin and Monaghan bombings: (from the Irish Times, Jan 4)
Richard Bourke

MI6 and the IRA: Sunday Independent

Saturday, January 8

IRA Called Lead Suspect in Bank Heist: Los Angeles Times
John Daniszewski

Sinn Fein denies IRA involvement in £26m bank heist century: The Independent
David McKittrick

IRA must 'demonstrably' end all criminal acts, says Ahern: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty and Arthur Beesley

New bank notes to thwart IRA robbers: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Adams, McGuinness are not committed to peace, says McDowell: Irish Independent
Breda Heffernan

IRA bank raid claims 'damaging': BBC

Orde shows political bias - McGuinness: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

Cops Bungle Robbery Investigation: Irish Voice/
Brendan Anderson

Northern Bank Robbery - Dodgy Money Passed In Derry: Derry Journal

Pressure is now on for evidence to crack the case and produce charges: Irish Independent

Did maverick Provo unit risk one big final hit to fund their retirement?: The Guardian
Angelique Chrisafis

Was the great bank heist a Provo warning to Bertie and Blair?: Irish Independent
Chris Thornton

Trust fund empty for SF: Irish Examiner
Harry McGee

Trust Gerry Adams? Hardly likely now: The Times
Kevin Toolis

Robbing the peace is worst mistake IRA has ever made: Irish Independent

Governments assess next move: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

The IRA is blamed: The Guardian

The Political Cost Of The Bank Robbery: The News Letter

Bank heist - Republicans must end criminal link: Irish Examiner

Progress of police service is reinforced: (from the Irish News)
Roy Toner

Gardaí vow mass protest if McCabe killers released: Irish Examiner
Jimmy Woulfe

Police warn Adair of zero tolerance: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Assurances Must Be Renewed Over RIR Jobs - Trimble: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

British Army Accused Of Vindictiveness - Helicopter Flights Cause Resentment: Derry Journal

Army hits back at SF claims of harassment: Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

Garda charged in Omagh bomb case: BBC

Friday, January 7

Sinn Féin 'eager for deal': (from the Irish News)
William Graham

North pols ready to battle in '05: Irish Echo
Anne Cadwallader

Blair warning to IRA: UTV Internet

IRA to be accused in bank heist, officials say: Boston Globe
Kevin Cullen

IRA blame for bank heist may prove body blow to political deal: Irish Independent
David McKittrick

Police chief to blame IRA for £22m bank raid: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

IRA not involved in bank raid, says Adams: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn and Derek Henderson

SF's Kelly condemns Northern Bank raid: RTE

Can We Bank On IRA Ending Criminal Acts?: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Trimble warning over RIR: UTV Internet

No Plans To Pursue Libya For Compensation: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Omagh accused given month to find lawyers: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

Law heralds new era of openness: Belfast Telegraph

Unionists still back unpopular relocation: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Mayor Accused Of 'Politicising' Silent Tribute: The News Letter
Simon Hunter

DUP fail to stop Donegal invitation: Belfast Telegraph

Old Firm to join in summit: The Herald
Tom Gordon

1974 State papers

Digging in for long haul of direct rule: (from the Irish Times, Jan 4)
Richard Bourke

The shelf is where UUP history book belongs: (from the Irish News)
Newton Emerson

Whitehall worried by possibility of airborne attack by Provisionals: (from the Irish Times, Jan 4)
Richard Bourke

Thursday, January 6

IRA arms photos 'unachievable': BBC

Time to close deal now - SF: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

'UUP Are Kings Of Concession': The News Letter
Billy Kennedy

DUP 'in no hurry to achieve a deal': Irish World
Tom Griffin

Bush turns up the political heat on Sinn Féin: Irish Independent

Fear is corruption and crime are being absorbed as part of the deal: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

Police chief 'must end speculation on bank raid suspects': UTV Internet

Bank raid 'interviews' ongoing: BBC

Orde set to go public on bank raid: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

PSNI 'gone fishing' for the usuals: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Crime pays for IRA: (from the Village)
Suzanne Breen

Thwart Gang By Replacing All Banknotes: The News Letter

Colombian court 'was split': Irish Independent
Tom Brady

GRA rally to protest McCabe killers' release: Irish Examiner
Jimmy Woulfe

Belfast braced for new loyalist feud as 'Mad Dog' Adair nears jail release: The Independent
David McKittrick

'Mad Dog' Adair to be released from prison next week: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

Arsonists target Orange hall: BBC

Uproar over cash for feud victim families: Belfast Telegraph
Mary Fitzgerald

Hijacked website threatens security: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

Website rocks border town: (from the Irish News)
Catherine Morrison

1974 State papers

Wilson Clearly Wanted to Disengage from the North: (from the Irish Times, Jan 3)
Richard Bourke

Officials knew hunger: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Wednesday, January 5

DUP 'Cowards Are Shifting The Blame': The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Pressure on Orde to assign blame for bank raid: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

IRA robbers may never be convicted: (from the Village)
Suzanne Breen

Questions which must be answered: Belfast Telegraph

RIR battalions to be axed - claim: Sunday Life (Jan 2)
Chris Anderson

RIR jobs axe 'to fall on former UDR men': Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Game Of Cat And Mouse For Mad Dog: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Warning to Adair as jail release looms: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

UDA Deny Pipe Bomb Attack: Derry Journal

Concern as couple in arms case freed: (from the Irish News, Dec 22)
Maeve Connolly

INLA steps up north Belfast crime spree: Sunday Life (Jan 2)
Joe Oliver

The Thing About History: The Blanket
Tom Luby

Conference to talk of north's weaponry: (from the Irish News)
Bimpe Fatogun

Arson probe after blaze guts Orange Order hall: Irish Independent
George Jackson

Bilingual signs row: Belfast Telegraph

All-Island Economy Needed: Derry Journal

You can only snoop so far!: Sunday Life (Jan 2)

1974 State papers

Paramilitaries joined UWC strike meeting: (from the Irish News, Jan 3)
Eamon Phoenix

Pressure was growing over the Council of Ireland's role: Irish Independent (Jan 3)
Dominic Cunningham

'Cruiser' wanted GPO protests stamped on... post-haste: Sunday Life (Jan 2)

Callaghan agreed payout for terrorist suspect: The Times (Jan 4)
John Crossland

Paul's protest song banned: Irish Independent (Jan 3)

IRA death notices caused stir: Sunday Life (Jan 2)

Tuesday, January 4

DUP Warned On Arms Deal: The News Letter
Billy Kennedy

Photos finish 'deal of all deals': BBC
Brian Rowan

We must decide if Sinn Fein and the IRA are to be peace process outlaws: Irish Independent

Clarity needed over robbery: (from the Irish News)

Pipe bomb found in Londonderry: UTV Internet

Taxi Driver Tells Of Fire Bomb Ordeal: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Reclaiming Irish: The Blanket
John Coulter

1974 State papers

Whitehall's secret plan to let the IRA hunger strikers die: The Times
Fran Yeoman

Cosgrave 'did not act' on information about bombings: Irish Independent (Jan 3)
Clodagh Sheehy

Chief minister pressed for McGuinness arrest: (from the Irish News, Jan 1)
Eamon Phoenix

How SDLP lost the game by aiming for the wrong goal: Irish Independent

Panicky Wilson's flawed blueprint confirmation that London didn't act in good faith with Dublin: Irish Independent

Countdown to the fall of the Sunningdale executive: (from the Irish News)
Eamon Phoenix

Files Show The PM's Plans To Betray Ulster: The News Letter

Monday, January 3

Taxi driver in fire bomb ordeal: BBC

Taxi bombers condemned: UTV Internet

Past Time to Deliver an Outcome: The Blanket
Davy Adams

A lesson from the past: Irish Independent

The blatant theft of Dev's legacy: Sunday Independent (Jan 2)
Emer O'Kelly

Gatecrashers vie to take over Sinn Féin's centenary party: The Sunday Times (Jan 2)

Inquiry heads towards final report: BBC

Ireland's population on track to overtake Scotland by 2019: The Herald
Peter Ranscombe

Fines urged over sectarian behaviour on parades: The Scotsman

1974 State papers

O'Brien warned state could be embroiled in war with loyalists: Irish Examiner
Ryle Dwyer

Schools may have shut under crisis plan for North exodus: Irish Independent

Internment report led to fury: BBC
Paul Reynolds

Catholic murders described as 'unfortunate but understandable': Sunday Business Post (Jan 2)
Rory Rapple

Loyalist group claimed liability for bombing: Irish Independent
Clodagh Sheehy and Fergus Black

History continues to repeat itself as first peace process torn apart by suspicions: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Sunday, January 2

Sinn Fein has to declare the source of its riches - FG: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Northern Bank admits it got its numbers wrong: The Sunday Times
Scott Millar

Myers shocked at spiking of column on IRA by Irish Times: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Romantic Ireland is surely dead and gone: (from the Irish News)
Patrick Murphy

We Must Turn Optimism Into Tangible Reality: The News Letter

A shameful 'celebration' of the worst of us: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

IRA trio leave lethal legacy in Colombia: Scotland on Sunday
Jeremy McDermott

Extraordinary courage of a woman fighting for justice: Sunday Independent
Maeve Sheehan

Statue of Nazi ally vandalised: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Anti-fascists behead statue of Russell: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Peace cash 'not in favour of Catholics': (from the Irish News, Dec 9)
Maeve Connolly

Kicking out prejudice: The Observer
Henry McDonald

1974 State papers

'Irish have taken the point': British envoy on Dublin bombs: Sunday Business Post
Rory Rapple

Hope at year's beginning, bloodshed at year's end: (from the Irish News)
Eamon Phoenix

Holocaust fear if British left the North: Sunday Independent
Ronan Fanning

Lessons of history cannot be learnt if the details are missing: The Sunday Times
Chris Ryder

Saturday, January 1

'Disappointment' over NI devolution: BBC

Ferry deported, but not before airport fiasco: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Notes 'legitimately in circulation': BBC

Army spy site warns of 'unit's terror link': (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

'Resistance Calendar' 'Disgraceful' - Coulter: The News Letter

United we win: Limerick Leader

A date with history for the 'soul of truth': (from the Irish News, Dec 11)
James Kelly

Aimless Ireland - We must put values at top of agenda: Irish Examiner

1974 State papers

Labour in contact with the Provisional IRA: The Guardian

IRA and UDA 'held secret talks': BBC

1974 talks for peace 'scuppered': (from the Irish News, Dec 30)
Darran McCann

'Doomsday scenario' for pulling troops out of Ulster: Daily Telegraph
Ben Fenton

Government fears 30 years ago - a North 'doomsday': Irish Examiner
Caroline O'Doherty

Idi Amin offered to mediate in Northern Ireland peace talks: The Scotsman

Sunningdale's history lessons still have warnings for slow learners: Irish Examiner
Ryle Dwyer


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