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Sunday, July 15

August likely for Drumcree talks between residents and Order: (from the Sunday Times)
Liam Clarke

Normality in Northern Ireland: (Jul 13)
Jesus Torquemada

Commander of the peace: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Orange groups urged to avail of money pot: The News Letter (Jul 11)

Don't hold your breath, Jackie: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Labour's deal with Sinn Fein for Seanad elections falls apart: Sunday Independent
Maeve Sheehan

What has changed, after all that election outrage, that Pat Rabbitte can now cosy up to Sinn Fein?: Sunday Independent
Willie O'Dea

Shoddy Senate SF deal betrays traditions of Labour Party: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Loyalists' victim still in a coma one year on: Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

O'Kane murder case to be reopened: (Jul 13)
Áine McEntee

DUP – deal or no deal: Ballymena Times

Flags spark playground row: Newry Democrat

MP urges IFA to set example on flags: (from the Irish News, Jul 12)

Drumming up a success: The News Letter
Phil Crossey

Same problem, different year?: The News Letter (Jul 13)
Alex Kane

Helping Resolve Conflicts: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Saturday, July 14

Paisley, McGuinness for NYC Ball: Irish Voice/
Cahir O'Doherty

If Paisley and McGuinness can do it...: Belfast Telegraph
Brendan Duddy

Achieving a policing service for all is still a work in progress:
Martin Morgan

Divisions begin to heal – McAleese: (Jul 12)

Good to watch, but nothing to warm the heart: Belfast Telegraph
Bob McCullough

Marching to Orange tune:

Apprentice Boys hall is attacked: BBC

Grieving Catholic family receives loyalist death threats: The News Letter

Threat to father must be lifted: (from the Irish News)

Family of IRA men escape injury in bomb attack on police: Irish Independent
George Jackson

Stone attack 'terrifying' – victim: BBC

Dispute Over H-Block Future: Irish Voice/
Barry McCaffrey

Poots not 'got at' over Maze site: BBC

Fans' fury at Windsor report leak: The News Letter (Jul 12)

Ireland Festival revives the American dream of Ulster: Belfast Telegraph
Matthew McCreary

Brown's brave quest to define Britishness could backfire: The Herald
Alan Trench

Friday, July 13

Former leader of Orange Order targets Sinn Fein: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Ex-Orange chief issues challenge to republicans: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Silence at the DUP's 'betrayal': The News Letter

Test for DUP on watershed Twelfth: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Orange parades turn from confrontation to jamboree: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

Orange men attacked in Armagh, Belfast:

PSNI pleased by peaceful Twelfth: BBC

Féile versus Orangefest:
Evan Short

Dunloy lodge hits out at 'being denied rights': The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Politics absent from First Minister's Twelfth speech: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne Henry

McAleese hosts Twelfth function: BBC

Why change must now be felt tangibly on the ground: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Past will dictate plans to update Orange Order: (from the Irish News)
Jim Gibney

Time for all sections of the community to celebrate: The News Letter

One rule for the Orange Order:

Signs of change in Twelfth speeches: Belfast Telegraph

DUP MLA blasts Sinn Fein after halls are attacked: The News Letter

Arson attacks increase tension: (from the Irish News)

Top soldier – PSNI can deal with security: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

SF in 'Northern Ireland' label row: Belfast Telegraph
Linda McKee

'No shrine at Maze': The News Letter
Kate Chambre

Tyrone attack blamed on dissidents:

Royals being used by 'dirty tricks brigade': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

UVF massacre plan fuels inquiry demand: Newry Democrat

UVF gang planned to kill 30 children: (from the Irish News, Jul 9)
Barry McCaffrey and Seamus McKinney

A story that bears repeating:
Des Wilson

First minister lashes out over Pope's remark: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Thursday, July 12

DUP 'is siding with SF over unionists': The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Orangemen to question SF role: UTV Internet

Allister blasts DUP over SF partnership: The News Letter

Resolutions to contain call for Sinn Fein apology: The News Letter

Paisley proves what a difference a year makes: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Devolution stirred in the Campbell spin: Belfast Telegraph

No more paramilitary involvement: UTV Internet

Bringing families back to the Twelfth: Belfast Telegraph
Claire McNeilly

Commission permits loyalist counter demo: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

BNP 'will not use Order': Newry Democrat

President hosts Twelfth commemoration:

Growing tourist interest in 12th: BBC
Yvette Shapiro

Parades ... could there soon be a deal?: Belfast Telegraph
Eric P Kaufmann

Orangeism must show its best face: The News Letter

Why I'm proud to walk the path my father trod: Belfast Telegraph
David Hume

Orange festival is getting into step: Belfast Telegraph

Four held over Orange Hall attacks:

Sinn Fein looking to the PSNI for justice: The News Letter
Kate Chambre

Report ignores collusion allegations: (from the Irish News, Jul 7)
Seamus McKinney

Behaviour of British troops is just like old times: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

A maze of lies: Belfast Telegraph (Jul 10)
Gail Walker

Paisley lambasts Pope in address: UTV Internet

Wednesday, July 11

Action is urged over IRA 'death threat': The News Letter

Little to be gained from short term shock tactics: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Call for clampdown on party donations: The News Letter

Campbell reveals Blair's warning to Adams: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

PSNI to hear South Armagh concerns: UTV Internet

Loyalists plan protest over protest: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Tension ahead of parade:
Evan Short and Áine McEntee

Row as banner honouring UVF killer carried at march: (from the Irish News)
Allison Morris

Unionist in religious attack on SNP: The Scotsman
Louise Gay

Newry unionists 'can't be mayor': The News Letter

Millions spent on councils review: BBC

PM's first visit 'will strengthen UK ties': The News Letter

Queen 'could lead victims' parade': The News Letter

Senior garda will review Fullerton murder inquiry: (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

MP questions enquiries policy: The News Letter

MuGuinness and Paisley 'singing from the same hymn sheet': UTV Internet

Removal of prison 'unacceptable': The News Letter

UUP peer rows with Cypriot delegation: UTV Internet

Tuesday, July 10

SDLP praises 'positive' resolution: (from the Irish News)
Alana Fearon and Barry McCaffrey

Orangemen demand Drumcree dialogue: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Another peaceful parade, a new mood of optimism: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh Wallace

Crowds turn out to mark parade's 200th anniversary: The News Letter

A challenge for the Order: The News Letter
Alex Kane

C'mon Gordon join the parade: (from the Irish Daily Star, Jul 9)
John Coulter

Too many have not grasped new opportunity: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Damning judgment that tarnishes 'new' force's reputation: Sunday Life (Jul 8)

Police appeal anti-Catholic claim: BBC

Maze decision setback: The News Letter
Laura Murphy

New twist in Maze saga: UTV Internet

Poots off his Ed: Sunday Life (Jul 8)
Linda Gilby

BBC defends reports after Robinson 'pro-IRA' claims: (from the Irish News)
Alana Fearon

New book goes behind Good Friday deal: RTE

Looking toward the horizon – Gov. Perdue wraps up international trade mission: Gainesville Times (Jul 8)
Harris Blackwood

Terror in Glasgow? Scots Are Perplexed: New York Times (Jul 9)
Serge F. Kovaleski & Ariana Green

Monday, July 9

Protest over Paisley stance: The News Letter

Row over DUP's Twelfth pledges: The News Letter

Just like two peas in a pod . . . Fianna Fail and the DUP: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

'McGuinness made a point and forced you to take it on board': The Scotsman
Hamish MacDonnell

Police welcome 'peaceful' Drumcree: UTV Internet

Orange parade ends peacefully but members still seek talks: Irish Independent
Michael McHugh

Hopes of end to parade dispute: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Northern Ireland – Orange Order marches on, but now it's a festival: The Independent (Jul 8)
Cole Moreton

The Twelfth needs to be transformed: Belfast Telegraph

Gusty Calls It A Day?: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

Cops in the dock: Sunday Life (Jul 8)
Ciaran McGuigan

We can tiptoe round the past or we can take bull by horns: Sunday Life (Jul 8)
Brian Rowan

Army hails its Ulster success: The News Letter

Pupper-masters of dirty war still pulling strings: Sunday Life (Jul 8)
Brian Rowan

Labour and SF discuss voting pact to elect senators: The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

Guildford and Birmingham justice victims for film festival: Irish Independent
Senan Hogan

Look to Northern Ireland for Blair's record: Newark Star-Ledger (Jul 1)
Beth Gardiner

Ahern pledges €25m fund to nurture peace: The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

Fears over 'hangers-on' as Grand Master joins police for march: The Herald
Gerry Braiden

Sunday, July 8

Hopes high for quiet Drumcree: Belfast Telegraph
Connla Young

Orangemen holding Drumcree parade: BBC

Orangemen target September for Drumcree march: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

Now is the time for residents to meet with Orange leadership to settle Drumcree: (from the Sunday Times)
Liam Clarke

Thousands in Donegal for Orange Order parade: UTV Internet
Julie O'Connor

Orange hall attack is condemned: BBC

SF show that home is not always where their vote is: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Maze must keep status – McGuinness: BBC

DUP postpones Maze plans: (from the Sunday Times)
Liam Clarke

RIRA's dark threat:

IRA 'still a threat to wife of Castlereagh suspect': Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Loughgall highlighted as a major 'success': (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

Structures that 'defeated' IRA were in place by 1980: (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

A true story of the Falls Curfew: (Jul 3)
Seán Maguire

Hamill family demand inquiry into PPS decision: Sunday Business Post
Colm Heatley

Treble role for ministers needs review: The News Letter (Jul 3)

Project unites Northern Irish teens: New Orleans Times-Picayune (Jun 24)
Earl Hodges

North's economy needs 'hand up not hand out': (from the Irish News, Jul 3)
Gary McDonald

'Crunch time on the Scottish question': Sunday Herald
Iain Macwhirter

Saturday, July 7

DUP rules out date for devolved policing:

Chief Constable asked if he's prepared to arrest politicians: The News Letter

Peace taking root in Northern Ireland: Cleveland Plain Dealer (Jul 1)
Elizabeth Sullivan

SF has to learn politics of cooperation and coalition: (from the Irish News)
Denis Bradley

Time to say goodbye as a new page turns on history: Belfast Telegraph
Dean Pittman

No legal action over march ban: The News Letter

Loyalists carried UVF man's banner:
Ciarán Barnes

Make marching part of normality: The News Letter
Lord Ashdown

Death threats are issued against five men:
Roisin McManus

Eleven or 14 councils is an absolute: The News Letter (Jul 5)

Bombed station site gets makeover: BBC

'DUP needs to sort out Maze row': (from the Irish News)
William Graham

The language is in safe hands:
Diarmuid Ó Tuama

Learning the language . . . but hardly any native speakers go to Gaelgoir pre-schools: Irish Independent (Jul 4)

High Court delay 'hurting unionists': Newry Democrat (Jun 20)

British army report says it did not defeat IRA:
Eoin Burke-Kennedy

Glaring omissions from analysis: (from the Irish News)

Wrongly accused local man finally has his name cleared:
Ciarán Barnes

Dougan 'was unsung hero of peace': BBC (Jul 5)

Scotland and Northern Ireland brief shared in Lib Dem reshuffle: The Scotsman (Jul 4)
Gerri Peev

Brown evokes symbolism of Britishness: The News Letter (Jul 4)

A symbol of tolerance: The Herald

Friday, July 6

A setback for power-sharing on our councils: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

DUP demands will weaken links with Britain: (from the Irish News, Jul 4)
Brian Feeney

Unlikely partners working in harmony: Belfast Telegraph

NI ministers to consider UDA funding:

Police quash Twelfth riot call: Impartial Reporter

MLAs appeal over rioting at north Belfast interfaces: UTV Internet

Dublin rally will be 'three times as big': Newry Democrat

DPP changes 'not leading to ex-terrorists in PSNI': The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Confidence in police 'at an all-time high': The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Clear platform for progress: (from the Irish News)

O'Loan stands over report on Omagh bomb: Ulster Herald

Orde in Troubles probe warning: UTV Internet

Probes could hit morale, says Orde: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Pattern of systemic inequality must be reversed: (from the Irish News)
Jim Gibney

Folklife Festival controversy stems from Northern Ireland's troubled past: The Journal News (Jul 5)
Brian Tumulty

'Together' worked: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Stadium row rumbles on: UTV Internet

Ball still up in the air over stadium: Belfast Telegraph

Hussey slams Sinn Féin comments about MoD lands: Ulster Herald
Mark McKelvey

Drive to reverse NI 'brain drain': BBC

Troubles group aim for brighter future: Derry Journal

Keep your politics to yourself, teachers told: Belfast Telegraph
Lisa Smyth

London's young Irish relish having dual identities: Irish Post

Grand master to monitor Orange parade with the police: The Herald
Gerry Braiden

Thursday, July 5

Police confidence exceeds target: BBC

£4m cash boost to promote integration in Ulster: The News Letter

Orange Marchers Barred From Garvaghy: Irish Voice/
Barry McCaffrey

New flag laws should apply in Ulster – DUP: The News Letter

The Ulster irony of the UK terror alert: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

BNP to seek Derry members: Derry Journal

Fr. Reid's secret letter to Haughey started peace journey: (from the Irish Times)
Ed Moloney

Difficult task of linking truth and search for justice: Belfast Telegraph
Roy McClelland

Troubles legacy group meet in Derry: Derry Journal

RUC's sacrifice 'is beyond price': The News Letter (Jul 2)

'Informer War' in Belfast: (Jun 28)

'Help me to find the men who murdered my son': The News Letter

'Murph chaos – 3 face eviction: (Jul 3)
Ciarán Barnes

Poots 'over-ruled' on Maze site: BBC

Revealed at last – why they chose the Maze site: The News Letter

North Ministers Work Together in U.S.: Irish Voice/
Cahir O'Doherty

A history of the Troubles, according to Gordon: Belfast Telegraph
Lisa Smyth

Executive considers council move: BBC

Irish Invite for Blair: Irish Voice/
Paddy Clancy

What do Chelsea and Belfast have in common?: The Times
Lucy Alexander

Catholics call on Brown to repeal Act of Settlement: The Guardian
Severin Carrell

Wednesday, July 4

Another historic handshake: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh Wallace

Adams branded a traitor over handshake: ITV

Orde's visitation: The News Letter

Ex-prisoners to serve on police bodies: UTV Internet

Symbolic talks may be delayed until September: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Conservatives will 'back process': BBC

We want marriage of odd couple to transform Ulster: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

A break to reflect on year of immense change: (from the Irish News)
Breidge Gadd

Tutu's insight on Ulster has proved to be correct: Belfast Telegraph

From Marching Season to Junkets: Derry Journal
Gerry Murray

Ulster's local council leaders – it's unionists 21, nationalists 4: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Parade meeting for S'field residents:
Áine McEntee

Loyalists barred:
Roisin McManus

Has violent Drumcree hate finally yielded to respect?: (from the Irish News)
Susan McKay

Another brick on the wall: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott and Mark Oliver

Signs of Troubles: Belfast Telegraph
David McKittrick

MLA condemns BNP's bid to recruit members in NI: UTV Internet

Beware of the Irish American watchdog:

Group in pledge to shape NI's future: UTV Internet

Paisley pledges support to NI victims:

MLA warns over victims' future: UTV Internet

Suicide 'legacy' of NI Troubles: BBC

Mother hopes for justice for shot son:
Ciarán Barnes

Sinn Fein told to hold its peace: Irish Independent

Catholics attack Brown over discrimination law: Daily Telegraph
Katherine Griffiths

Tuesday, July 3

Woodward is hopeful over handover: BBC

Time for justice to be devolved: (from the Irish News)

Drumcree could be sorted in a few hours: Belfast Telegraph

Hopes of agreement after peaceful peaceful march: The News Letter

Ashdown cautious on parades:

Reynolds 'tops Orange wish list': BBC

MI5 will weaken Ombudsman's powers – O'Loan: Belfast Telegraph

'We have been vindicated': The News Letter (Jun 30)

SF reaction 'is anti-police bile': The News Letter (Jun 30)

We are still waiting for justice over the Finucane murder: The Guardian
Lucy Claridge

McCartney case gets go ahead: UTV Internet

Adams' day of unity isn't coming: The News Letter (Jun 25)
Alex Kane

No more money in kitty – Woodward: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Assembly's US effort praised: UTV Internet

Ministers are moving away from parish-pump politics: (from the Irish News)
Tom Kelly

Site of Wright killing could become 'a tourists' peepshow': The News Letter

Centre could mark resolution not to repeat past: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Applying lessons from Northern Ireland: Haaretz
Carlo Strenger

Monday, July 2

Public 'must have say on Rights Bill': The News Letter (Jun 29)

Collusion victims plan Belfast rally: Sunday Life (Jul 1)
Stephen Breen

18 years of investigation, three inquiries, not one prosecution: (from the Irish News, Jun 26)
Barry McCaffrey

Poots – I'm write: Sunday Life (Jul 1)
Alan Murray

Culture attacks: The News Letter (Jun 28)

Omagh family drop out of lawsuit: (from the Irish News, Jun 28)
Barry McCaffrey

Calling All de Gaulles!: The Blanket (May 1)
Eoghan O'Suilleabhain

Lawyer Peirce to help McAliskey: (from the Irish News, Jun 28)

Political theatre was at the core of the Blair era...: Sunday Life (Jul 1)
Henry Patterson

Tony's award: Irish Echo (pdf format)
Ray O'Hanlon

Irishman who played patriot game: The Times
David Sharrock

Thompson Seeks Out Maggie: Irish Voice/

Peace building expertise sought world-wide: (from the Sunday Times, Jul 1)
Liam Clarke

Sunday, July 1

Cracks widen but eyes stay shut as SF's '26-county element' implodes: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Reality Bites for Sinn Fein: Irish Voice/
John Spain

O'Loan's fears as she steps down: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Woodward to administer a shrinking NIO: (from the Sunday Times)
Liam Clarke

Hain is 'gone but not forgotten': BBC (Jun 28)
Gareth Gordon

Loyalists call on 'broker' Albert: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

Contentious march ends peacefully: BBC

Our role in our future: (Jun 29)
Des Wilson

Addressing the Troubles of the past: BBC
Kevin Connolly

Finucane case decision went against advice of top lawyers: Sunday Business Post
Colm Heatley

Yet another setback: (Jun 29)

INLA suspected over grenade attacks: Sunday Independent
Maeve Sheehan

INLA feud with Dublin criminals puts ceasefire under threat: (from the Sunday Times)
John Mooney

Schoolbook explains the Troubles to 13-year-olds: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Yes, the Maze belongs in museum: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Irish Americans held secret talks with loyalists: Irish Echo (pdf format, scroll down)

An Historic U.S. Trip: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

US spectacular showcases NI's best: BBC
Kevin Sharkey

Accountants call for all-Ireland corporate tax: Sunday Business Post
Samantha McCaughren

A hard but inspiring road ahead: The Observer
Martin Newland

Row erupts as Salmond broaches independence: Scotland on Sunday
Murdo MacLeod


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