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Tuesday, July 15

Nelson – we must preserve unionist unity: The News Letter

UUP is not a divisive force – Kennedy: The News Letter

The danger of linking politics and religion: Irish News
Roy Garland

Hell-fire sermons facing the chop: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

CS gas used on Twelfth yobs: The News Letter

Hurley stick thugs' field rampage: The News Letter

Starbursting the Boyne:
Tim Footman

Progress on the Twelfth: Irish News

"Disgust": Sunday Journal (Jul 12)
Kelli Heaney

Attacked Catholic 'in state worse than death': Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Commons apology over bomb claims: BBC

Woodward apologises to McGurk's families again: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Former soldier tells of night Jo-Jo was killed: North Belfast News (Jul 11)

Perhaps it is time Ireland apologised to the British: The Irish Times (May 22)
David Adams

Rent unpaid by Ulster-Scots body: BBC
Conor Spackman

Cowen to visit New York for series of business meetings: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

The good news story must be shared: The Irish Times (Jul 10)
Bryan Coll

Maze row 'harming development': BBC

Bertie says yes to new job as conflict worker: Irish Independent
Michael Brennan

Ahern appointment – A suitable candidate: Irish Examiner

Monday, July 14

Flashpoints averted as parades pass off peacefully: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

'Best Twelfth in years' praised: The News Letter

Nothing to match intensity in rest of Europe: The Irish Times
Amel Brahmi

Robinson calls for abolition of parades body: Irish News (Jul 12)
Claire Simpson

Strange how a suit and bowler ages young men: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Mythology and reality as Twelfth marches on: Irish News (Jul 12)
James Kelly

Northern Ireland is a better place: The Irish Times

Twelfth memories on the Shankill: The News Letter (Jul 10)
Patrice Dougan

Offensive flag means bonfire organisers could forfeit £3k: Irish News (Jul 12)
Allison Morris

'Growing neighbourliness' bodes well: The Irish Times
Genevieve Carberry

Criminal justice system in chaos: Irish News (Jul 12)
Newton Emerson

Westminster to raise 1971 pub bomb cover-up: RTE

British may apologise for army 'spin' after McGurk's bombing: Irish News (Jul 12)

Time for truth for all: North Belfast News (Jul 11)
Martin Morgan

Bishop defends petition decision: Irish News (Jul 12)
Seamus McKinney

Creating stronger ties across the Atlantic: The Irish Times (May 14)
Niall O'Dowd

Orangeman becomes owner of Celtic store: Glasgow Sunday Mail

Ireland seeks answers to No vote on EU reform: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Sunday, July 13

Orangeman slams cultural tourism: BBC

Violent clashes over loyalist march: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Robinson in pledge to secure future of Order: The News Letter
Colin O'Carroll

Orange streets awash with booze and vomit: Sunday Tribune
Suzanne Breen

Business cashing in on Orange festivities: The News Letter

New face of Belfast's Orangemen: BBC
Chris Buckler

More trouble in Rasharkin: The News Letter

Bishop says petition is 'defective': Derry Journal (Jul 11)

Murder investigation will continue: South Belfast News
Alasdair McDonnell

How the British security forces are helping a killer spy to rebuild his life: Sunday Herald
Neil Mackay

'Ten years on, and Omagh is far from over for us': The Observer
Tracy McVeigh

Omagh – Michael McKevitt shuns his £22,000 video link: The Observer
Henry McDonald

SF Minister must learn to keep cool in face of taunts: The Irish Times (May 1)
Fionnuala O Connor

SDLP member calls for Fianna Fáil 'contract': Sunday Business Post
Anton McCabe

Paisley can't see return to 'bad old days': The Irish Times (May 16)
Deaglán de Bréadún

I thought I'd seen it all and then the Chuckle Brothers came along: Belfast Telegraph (Jul 8)
Barry White

Fear of change and of ability must be replaced by creativity: Andersonstown News
Des Wilson

Ireland sails into perilous waters after the 'No' vote: Sunday Independent
Con Houlihan

Saturday, July 12

Allister to target DUP at Twelfth venues: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Orange Order on parade across NI: BBC

Orange Order and politicians hope for peaceful Twelfth: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Hopes are high for a trouble-free Twelfth: North Belfast News

500,000 turn out for the Twelfth: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh McDonald

Flute band advertises its 'cleaned up' image: Irish News
Diana Rusk

Come and watch the parade with 'Diamond Dan the Orange Man': The Sunday Times
David McKittrick

How the Orange needs to get some of its fizz back: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Order rubbishes clear-up charges: The News Letter

PSNI investigates arson attack on Orange Hall:

Twelfth tensions could break fragile peace in Carrickfergus: Irish News
Allison Morris

Police officers injured in riots: BBC

Hate crime probe follows shop's 'fenian flag' sale offer: Irish News

Executive fails to meet for a month amid stalemate fears: Irish News
Diana Rusk

Politicians limber up for the big match: BBC
Jim Fitzpatrick

Sinn Fein recognition of court is 'milestone': The News Letter

Supporting Irish unity in Britain: Irish World
Tom Griffin

Why did the state not solve more murders?: Belfast Telegraph
Laurence White

Victims' families say state is treating them like criminals: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Dissidents reject talks offer: Derry Journal

Bishop defends refusal to sign petition: The Irish Times
Eamonn McCann

Drug dealer behind threats – INLA: Derry Journal

Outdated and pointless relic: Andersonstown News

War and Peace – Life in Belfast after the Troubles: The Times
Chris Steele-Perkins

Catholic preaches at Protestant ordination: RTE

Ireland and Sri Lanka – Comparing the Incomparable: (Jul 11)
Dilrook Kannangara

Friday, July 11

We can reclaim unionist top spot – Sir Reg: The News Letter

Is Stormont heading for stalemate?: BBC
Martina Purdy

'One of this year's themes is to turn 'the Twelfth' into more of a family day out': Ulster Herald
Mark McKelvey

'Orangefest' – rebranding of the Twelfth: UTV Internet

Twelfth marches into the future: Belfast Telegraph

North can ill afford to shut: Irish News

Foster may stand in council by-election: Irish News
Diana Rusk

And still no convictions: Andersonstown News (Jul 3)

Police Ombudsman reports complaints down 10%: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Police flounder under criticism while bombers remain at large: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Draft report into Claudy: Irish News

Dail urges London to release files on Monaghan bombings: UTV Internet

Loughinisland investigation sees questioned man freed: Down Democrat
Hazel Hammond

Loyalist to be assessed for leave: UTV Internet

Republicans not alone in opening up their minds: Irish News
Jim Gibney

Irish teens' KC souvenir – peace: Kansas City Star
Kate Cerve

North should have power to alter tax rates, report urges: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Good Times Are Gone: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Only third of Scots favour independence: Daily Telegraph
Auslan Cramb

Thursday, July 10

Police Ombudsman 'stretched to limits': The News Letter

Criminal justice system doesn't cut mustard: Irish News
Brian Feeney

High stakes for policing and justice: The News Letter

DUP's attitude to RTÉ shows how far North has come: The Irish Times
Fionnuala O'Connor

Parties clash over gospel rally protest: The News Letter

Paramilitary flags on rise over Twelfth: Irish News
Allison Morris

Offensive flags: The News Letter

MLAs slam restrictions on parade: The News Letter

Questions asked over Newtownbutler parade: Fermanagh Herald

Orangemen defy council over bunting: The News Letter

Retailers pave way for trading on Twelfth: Belfast Telegraph
Claire McNeilly

Future of Orange parades lies in Ashdown's hands: The News Letter
Liam Clarke

Politicians and voters adjust to a post-conflict agenda: The Irish Times
Bryan Coll

Omagh prosecution 'impossible without new information': The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Omagh judgment criticised by board: UTV Internet

Criticism of Omagh trial acquittal rejected by chief justice: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Omagh – Is it now the end of probe?: Belfast Telegraph

Hoey's lawyer slams Omagh bomb trial 'whitewash':

Gilmour in plea to family: Derry Journal (Jul 8)
Michael McHugh

Loyalist in collusion case seeks legal ban on his identification: Irish News

Justice undone: (Jul 9)
Mick Fealty

And so the re-writing of history continues: The News Letter
N R Greer

Orde aims to keep file from coroner: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Judge remands suspected INLA leader in custody: The Irish Times

Orangemen object to park named after hunger striker: Irish News

Terror vote delayed, but deal row goes on: Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday, July 9

Stand-off by unionists forces council election: The News Letter

Prospect of unionist unity hit by row over byelection: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Unionist unity… at what price?: UTV Internet
Ken Reid

UUP are back on track – Empey: The News Letter

Sir Reg – could Executive handle policing powers?: The News Letter

Revealed – plans for Robinson and UVF leaders to meet up for talks: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Parties back Robinson's UVF talks move: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan and Noel McAdam

Meeting that may kickstart the removal of loyalist guns: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Haddock lawyers make bid: UTV Internet

Alliance keeps options open over justice role: The News Letter

SDLP Not for sale – Durkan: Sunday Journal (Jul 6)

Fianna Fail halt northern advances: BBC
Shane Harrison

Protest at 'anti-British' council: The News Letter

ASDA open for business on Twelfth: The News Letter

Cultural tourism?: Derry Journal

Emmett's family back public petition: Derry Journal

Dissidents reject petition: Sunday Journal (Jul 6)

'End dissident activities now': Derry Journal

The IRA were never accountable: Sunday Journal (Jul 6)
Eamonn McCann

Durkan slams Sinn Féin 'hypocrisy': Derry Journal

Trauma for McCartney sisters: The News Letter
Sandra Chapman

Cost shouldn't stop probe into Troubles deaths: Derry Journal

High price for a slim hope of closure: Belfast Telegraph

Time to curb the spending on inquiries: The News Letter

'Nothing has changed in NI' – Gilmour: Derry Journal

Doubt over Ulster-Scots Academy: BBC
Conor Spackman

Parties going head to head over terror Bill: The News Letter

200 fined, 60 held at Orange parades: The Herald

Tuesday, July 8

Police warning ahead of July 12th: UTV Internet

Tenth anniversary of Drumcree blockade passes off quietly: The News Letter

Police praise Orangemen after parade at Drumcree passes without incident: Irish News

Ireland's Orangemen Shun Booze to Woo Tourists, Deter Rioters: (Jul 7)
Colm Heatley

S'field residents taunted but walk passes off peacefully: Andersonstown News (Jun 30)
Joe Diamond

Militancy and decency can dwell in one soul: Irish News
Roy Garland

Violence pays: The News Letter

Orangemen in town bunting protest: BBC

New call to take down loyalist flags in Finaghy: North Belfast News

Orange hall attacks 'raising tensions': The News Letter

Dissident group comes out of the shadows: (from the Sunday Tribune, Jul 6)
Suzanne Breen

Two steps back: North Belfast News (Jul 4)

Cost of inquiries into past killings 'hampering PSNI': The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

DUP and UUP face electoral battle in Co Fermanagh:

Bush NI visit cost taxpayer £300k: BBC

Let's honour our gallant Ulster troops: The News Letter

Why the BBC needs to have an art over here: Belfast Telegraph (Jul 4)
Malachi O'Doherty

Celtic tiger's high-tech run tails off: Financial Times (Jul 7)
John Murray Brown

The Iraqi people must 'never despair': Irish News
Andrea McKernon

Monday, July 7

Orange parade at Drumcree passes off peacefully: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

It didn't rain on Donegal parade: Irish Independent
Anita Guidera

Appeal to end attacks on Orange halls made at Rossnowlagh parade: The Irish Times
Paddy Clancy

Tourists bang the drum for blood and thunder Twelfth: Sunday Tribune
Suzanne Breen

My world has been ripped apart by this: Sunday Life
Stephen Breen

Murder that festers in Belfast: Boston Globe

Hedonistic Belfast finds a new use for relics of Troubles: The Independent
David McKittrick

€780,000 for peace projects: Irish Independent
Sarah Stack and Michael Brennan

English Church silent over talks with Vatican: The Herald
Martha Linden

McGuinness welcomes Baghdad peace agreement: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Sunday, July 6

Dissidents push police from their homes: The News Letter

Public petition will urge dissidents to cease activities: Derry Journal

Alliance could resolve Stormont standoff: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Orangemen not allowed to march on Garvaghy Road:

Orangemen on parade in Donegal: BBC

Loyalist applies to march in village: Andersonstown News
Ciarán Barnes

Ireland embraces and English invasion: The Sunday Times
John Burns and Frank Hanover

Chilling message is read out on the radio: Andersonstown News
Roisin McManus

Flag is restored: The News Letter

Council rebrands Belfast city: Sunday Business Post
Helen Boylan

Emerald Fund said to be 'worthless': The News Letter

Blogger wins right to free speech: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Irishness can truly be a many splendoured thing: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Anthem error on EA computer game: BBC (Jun 30)
David Rowney

Anthem gaffe apology is welcomed: Londonderry Sentinel

Name That Tune isn't their game: Los Angeles Times (Jul 5)
Peter Yoon

EU can leave Ireland behind: Sunday Business Post
Gavin Barrett

Nicolas Sarkozy turns screw on Irish over EU treaty: The Sunday Times
Nicola Smith

Orange Order bids to turn walk into week-long festival: Sunday Herald
Jasper Hamill

Parades are out of order: Sunday Herald
Neil Mackay

Saturday, July 5

UUP leader says Executive not functioning properly: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Woodward has struck a chord: Belfast Telegraph

Republic should open dissident back channel: Irish News
Denis Bradley

Orangemen refused permission to march along Garvaghy Road on Drumcree parade: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Portadown Orangemen – we haven't gone away, you know: Belfast Telegraph

Orange-Adams meeting 'courteous and straight-talking': The News Letter

Hills are alive with the sound of a Drumcree stand-off: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

'Troublemakers should stay away from parade' – Apprentice Boys governor warns: Derry Journal

Arsonists blamed for loyalist bonfire attack: Irish News

Catholics are under siege in Stoneyford: Andersonstown News
Roisin McManus & Ciaran Barnes

RIRA accused in court: Derry Journal

Paisley to face protest at gospel rally: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

MLA vows to oppose Irish signs at the Royal: Irish News

Ex-soldiers lose anonymity bid: BBC

Inquest finds British army to blame for rioter's death: The Irish Times
George Jackson

Butler puts cops to the test over flags: North Belfast News
Joe Diamond

Flags frenzy: Derry Journal

Peacemaker priest honoured: Belfast Telegraph

UN members 'looking to north on bill of rights': Irish News
William Graham

Martin McGuinness flies to Baghdad on mission of peace and reconciliation: The Times
James Hider

Modest UMass prof major force in Iraq peace deal: Boston Herald
Mike Underwood

Looking to Ireland for notes on reconciliation: Cyprus Mail (Jul 2)
Jacqueline Theodoulou

Bigotry warning to Orange parades: BBC

The Union? Let's call the whole thing off: The Herald (Jul 2)
Ken Smith

Friday, July 4

Cowen hails 'story of peace' as RTE opens new offices: Irish News
William Graham

'Republican attitudes to PSNI are changing': The News Letter

Sinn Fein loses another councillor in row over party procedure: Impartial Reporter

North's peace deal is now at a critical juncture, warns former ombudsman: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan & Amel Brahmi

McCartney case proves justice system is spineless: Irish News
Newton Emerson

Time for the IRA to catch up: (Jul 2)
Mick Fealty

Quinn family to meet NI Affairs Commitee next week: Newry Democrat

Cowen Announces U.S. Visit: Irish Voice/
April Drew

Pomeroy row over parade for IRA man: Ulster Herald
Ronan McSherry

Should the Twelfth be opened to other communities?: The News Letter

Orange hall damaged for third time: The News Letter

Hangman's noose left for 77-year-old DUP alderman: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

SDLP in 'exploratory' talks with Dáil parties: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

Johnny Adair "back in Northern Ireland": The News Letter

Woman in court over Shiels murder: BBC

The victims of silence: Newry Democrat
Brendan Breen

Sectarian emblems stay but fair signs removed: The News Letter

MP in passport call: The News Letter

INLA man who had frequent brushes with law: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Ahern website extols work for peace: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessey

McGuinness to advise Iraqis on making peace: The Independent
Patrick Cockburn

Thursday, July 3

Woodward 'interferes' in assembly: BBC

Sinn Fein Councillor resigns: UTV Internet

Giving Sinn Féin power over policing is just madness: The Irish Times
David Adams

Why my 'RA is better than your 'RA, says McGuinness: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Sectarianism still prevalent in Derry's deeply segregated communities: Derry Journal

Loyalism floats flag protocol for Limavady: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Nelson inquiry witnesses may face grilling: Irish News

Man released in Loughlinisland inquiry: RTE

RIRA accused says detention 'unfair': Irish News

Woman held in Shiels case to face charge: RTE

Murdered pizza delivery man's partner gives birth: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Cowen plays down merger talk: UTV Internet

DUP and Sinners must end sham war: South Belfast News
Anna Lo

Report criticises language body's practices: Irish Examiner
Sean Mac Carthaigh

Lord Mayor 'insulted war dead': The News Letter (Jul 1)

Moving beyond conflict: Arlington Advocate (Jul 2)
Alessandra Bautze

New murals lose their guns to highlight history: The Irish Times
Bryan Coll

Structures 'must not be dismantled yet': The News Letter (Jun 18)

Like a phoenix from the ashes: Belfast Telegraph

All-Ireland League plans given short shrift: Irish Independent
David Kelly

A blank canvas for a new North: The Irish Times
Bryan Coll

Paisley lodges Dallat complaint: BBC

Repressive law turns terrorists into martyrs: Daily Telegraph
Tim Collins

Wednesday, July 2

DUP attacking Irish language – Durkan: Sunday Journal (Jun 29)

McCartneys join list of those who have failed to get justice: Irish News
Susan McKay

Mayor demands removal of city's 'killer gang flags': Irish News
Suzanne McGonagle

'Loyalist will not fly paramilitary flags': Derry Journal

Republican claims he was approached by Special Branch: Sunday Journal (Jun 29)

Not quite ready to stay and watch the Twelfth: Irish News
Breidge Gadd

Slow learners: Derry Journal

Court to overturn Morrison conviction: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Judge orders Hamill terms rethink: BBC

McWilliams 'faced prison over refusal to name accomplices': Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Fury over INLA display at funeral: The News Letter

Young Protestants don't feel part of Derry Major research into alienation reveals: Derry Journal

Families of Disappeared to receive government help: UTV Internet

Equality Commission called to investigate GAA issue: Derry Journal

Feelings mixed over new branding for Belfast: Belfast Telegraph

Big rise in Irish passport claims: BBC

Maskey brother's reference for Alexandra Bar accused: Irish News

Clergymen to be honoured for peace process role: UTV Internet

McCourt not put off by Lennon treatment: Derry Journal (Jun 30)

SF mayor of Belfast lays Somme wreath: The Irish Times
Amel Brahmi

Still plenty of issues to face side-by-side: The News Letter

Britain wrong to spy on Irish communications: Irish Examiner
Caroline O'Doherty

'Chaos' warning over Tories' answer to West Lothian Question: The Herald
Michael Settle

All the UK must vote on Scots independence: The Times
Tam Dalyell

Tuesday, July 1

DUP softens stance on devolution of policing: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Sinn Féin pressing for NI justice minister: RTE

Minister urges dissidents to choose 'peaceful road': Irish News
Andrea McKernon

'We're not going away' – INLA have message for McGuinness: Irish Independent
Patrick Griffin

Sinn Féin chief switches tactics: (from the News Letter)
Liam Clarke

Parades Commission calls for end to deadlock over marches: Irish News
Andrea McKernon

Adams meeting may open liberating chapter: Irish News
Roy Garland

Closing police stations?: Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

Ulster's legacy – the lives shattered by the Troubles: The Times
Susan McKay

Man arrested over Loughinisland murders in 1994: The News Letter

Maze policy 'least worst option': BBC

New Belfast branding aims to make city world class: Belfast Telegraph
Maureen Coleman

Belfast economy fastest growing within the UK: Irish Examiner
Niamh Hennessy

Ireland teetering towards recession as bubble bursts: The Times (Jun 30)
David Sharrock

How economy was crippled by Adams' Marxist terror plan: Sunday Independent (Jun 29)
Jim Cusack

Belfast and Dublin business groups salute Mitchell: The Irish Times
Amel Brahmi

Young nationalists back targeted church: North Belfast News (Jun 27)
Alana Fearon

Christian youth confront Northern Ireland's troubled past: Christianity Today
Anne Thomas

Christian unity faces threat from 'healers'; North plagued by TV evangelists: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter


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