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This archive contains references to articles from July 16-31, 2001. If you find a link that is out of date please let us know by e-mailing the Newshound.


Tuesday, July 31

Rescue deal imminent even without IRA move, say leaders: Irish Independent
Bernard Purcell

DUP predicts renegotiation of Belfast Agreement: The Irish Times
Monika Unsworth

Anxious wait for mystery package: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Fair urges government to reject amnesty deal: Irish News
Simon Doyle

Protestants in Ulster Kill Youth, a Protestant: New York Times
Warren Hoge

Drive-by killing blamed on loyalists: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Father tried in vain to save son after loyalist attack: The Guardian
David McKittrick

Loyalist killers say nationalists are fair game: Electronic Telegraph
David Graves and Ted Oliver

Reid meeting over sectarian killings: BBC

Adams offers to meet UDA in wake of murder: UTV Internet

Trimble: Call off loyalist violence: BBC

GAA club ‘easy target for killings’: Irish Examiner
Mary Dundon

Loyalist violence threat to peace: BBC
Brian Rowan

Killing highlights the lunacy of sectarian violence: Irish Examiner

The gunmen cast another shadow: Belfast Telegraph

Panel may quiz Egan on Ireland policy: Boston Globe
Glen Johnson

Kennedy reserves his blessing on Irish post: Irish News
Ray O'Hanlon

Egan spotlights Bush weaknesses on Ulster: Boston Globe
Thomas Oliphant

SDLP clash with RUC at ‘toughest meeting to date’:

Water cannons used to repel attacks: The Irish Times

DUP meet rights body on denial of talks information: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

'Real IRA' suspect likely to be charged: The Irish Times
Jim Cusack

RUC chief's fury at claims Omagh bomb tip-off ignored: Belfast Telegraph

Residents should live free from harassment: Maskey:

Republicans woo young voters with softer image: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

McCabe killers open court bid for release: Irish Independent
John Maddock

Political uses of poet's language highlighted: The Irish Times
Niall Delaney

Derry man jailed in Dublin: UTV Internet

Man to face 1974 murder charge: Belfast Telegraph

Has the Celtic tiger devoured old Ireland?: Irish News
Briege Gadd

Debate on role of Catholic Church 'very fraught': The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Monday, July 30

Unionists fear deal to win over IRA into arms deal: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Trimble warns on weapons: Financial Times
Ben Hunt

Trimble casts his doubts on the publication of plan: The Irish Times
Frank Millar

Time for the governments to publish and be damned: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

Mr Blair is banking on the IRA to rescue the peace process: The Independent
David McKittrick

Let’s walk as one into the promised land: Irish News
Roy Garland

Extra troops in Belfast as violence flares: Electronic Telegraph
Ted Oliver

Bid to murder Kelly fails as violence breaks out in Belfast: Irish Examiner
Joe Oliver

Man killed in drive-by shooting: BBC

Loyalists step up pipe-bomb attacks: The Independent
David McKittrick

Loyalist threat to GAA clubs: UTV Internet

Reid urges residents to reject wreckers of peace: The Irish Times
Monika Unsworth

‘Stop attacks on Protestant homes’: Irish News
Kieran McDaid

Kennedy reserves comment on Egan: Boston Globe (Jul 29)
Glen Johnson

IRA group suspected in Westmeath arms robbery: The Irish Times
Jim Cusack

Police hold four in 'Real IRA' swoop: BBC

Gardai net Real IRA 'leader' in hotel raid: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

RUC angrily denies newspaper’s ‘bomb tip off’ claims: Irish News
Sharon O’Neill

Critics decry plastic bullets used by Brits: Boston Herald (Jul 29)
Jim Dee

Evidence of UDA a blow for Order: Irish News

SF aims for breakthrough after years of preparing: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Residents protest against RUC live rounds: UTV Internet

Tribute paid to hunger striker: Irish News
Kieran McDaid

Evangelists trying to reroute pilgrimage: The Irish Times
Frank McNally

Sunday, July 29

Trimble: Good Friday deal is certain to fail: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Unionists warn of SF's 'high price': BBC

Governments seek statement from IRA: (from Sunday Tribune)
Ed Moloney

Judgement day draws closer: Ireland on Sunday
Anne Cadwallader

All according to plan: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Parties continue to 'wait and see': BBC
Martina Purdy

RUC reform postponed until May: The Sunday Times
Chris Ryder

Empey issues warning to Ahern: UTV Internet

Is there life after Trimble . . . ?: Ireland on Sunday
Duncan Shipley Dalton

Gun battles in north Belfast: BBC

Call for calm after Belfast night of gunfire: Independent on Sunday
Severin Carrell

Pipe bomb campaign drives out families: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Reid told 'loyalists behind violence': BBC

Unionists much too keen to moniker around: Ireland on Sunday
Anne Cadwallader

The trouble with plastic bullets: BBC (Jul 27)

Time to ban these bloody bullets: Ireland on Sunday (Jul 22)

Army's IRA moles to sue MoD over lack of protection: Electronic Telegraph
Rajeev Syal and John Sparks

The Government created a monster: Electronic Telegraph
John Sparks

US envoy sells $1m Irish shares: Sunday Independent
Jerome Reilly

Drumcree feile starts with march: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh Wallace

Saturday, July 28

Leaders Draft 'Last Ditch' Package to Rescue Ulster Accord: New York Times
Warren Hoge

Unionist revolt forces delay of rescue package: The Independent
David McKittrick

Plea to parties as Ulster peace plan is delayed: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan and Peter Hetherington

Peace proposals hinge on IRA event: The Scotsman
Alison Hardie

Blueprint for North will not be changed, say leaders: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

A Financial Push for Peace in Ireland: New York Times
Richard Freeman

Everything now depends on IRA giving up arms: Irish Independent
Chris Glennon

Leaders stay focused despite downbeat tone: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Suspicious minds could lead us back to conflict: Irish News
James Kelly

Done deal for NI not such an absurd prospect: The Irish Times
Frank Millar

Raising the stakes for peace: Belfast Telegraph

The Final Package: The Irish Times

Row over Ireland’s next US ambassador is resolved: Irish News
Ray O'Hanlon

Burnside slams McGuinness: UTV Internet

Lessons from the bullies in a playground of fear: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Arrested RIRA man has ‘turned informer’: Irish News
Valerie Robinson

Violence flares in north Belfast: BBC

UDA/UFF behind violence: SDLP: Irish News
Anne Madden

RUC move on court duties: BBC

Religious consciousness never went away: The Irish Times
Breda O' Brien

Making a good story of the North: The Irish Times
Hugh Linehan

Friday, July 27

Top loyalist party pols renounce N. Ireland deal: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

Expel Sinn Fein, say Unionist MPs: Electronic Telegraph
David Graves

SF urges governments to end impasse: The Irish Times
Alison O'Connor

Blair and Ahern meet to refine peace package: The Times
Richard Ford

Trimble under pressure as leaders delay plan: The Irish Times
Frank Millar

Ahern's reputation at stake - Empey: UTV Internet

No need to panic at hold-up, say London and Dublin: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

No time for point scoring: Irish News

Political crisis looms on the horizon as Blair jets off for sunshine holiday: Belfast Telegraph

So, how do we get out of this mess?:
Des Wilson

Republic's vote to test IRA intent: Boston Globe (Jul 26)
Kevin Cullen

Kennedy vs. Dick Egan: Boston Herald

Police attacked by rival factions: BBC

RUC, British Army were both conflict:

Demand for statement on loyalist ceasefires: UTV Internet

British army experts defuse another pipe bomb: The Irish Times
Monika Unsworth

‘Parade will raise tensions’: Irish News
Bimpe Fatogun

Boys spell out march case: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

People to decide future of memorial: Irish News
Simon Doyle

Noble Index tells same old story:

Thursday, July 26

Party moves ahead of peace plan: BBC

North peace package set to go public: Irish Independent
Bernard Purcell

Review of parades body may save peace process: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Ulster may call Clinton again: Electronic Telegraph
David Graves

SF, UUP seek late changes to British-Irish package: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Bush pledges U.S. support: Irish Echo
Susan Falvella Garraty

Bush the Anglophile?: Irish Voice
Niall O'Dowd

Parties talk tough on deal: BBC
Martina Purdy

Political analysis: UTV Internet
Fearghal McKinney

A fair wind may bring a breath of fresh air: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Policing proposals are key to acceptance of joint package: (Jul 24)
John Martin

Sinn Fein reveals its Police Act demands: Irish News
Liz Trainor

SF accused over policing demands: The Irish Times
Clare Murphy, Alison O'Connor and Mark Hennessy

A package of possibilities?: BBC
Brian Rowan

A push-start for the three-wheeled accord: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Peace process crisis must be resolved, not managed: The Irish Times
David Ford

Loyalists Have Guns Too: Irish Voice

Controversy erupts over Fla. claim: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Parades Commission may come under review: UTV Internet

Egan, Kennedy confrontation set for Friday: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

‘Omagh bombers will not be charged’: Irish News
Sharon O'Neill

Cowen hears of sectarian tensions: BBC

Youth gangs clash along Belfast battle line: Irish Independent
Louise McCall

North hospital staff targeted in violent society: The Irish Times
Monika Unsworth

Heading back to the bad old days?: Irish Voice
Gary McMichael

Belfast's Hegalian dialectic: it's the same old two stories: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Maginnis rights row: UTV Internet

Trial of alleged Real IRA leader not yet fixed: Irish Examiner

Doherty still on frontline: Irish Voice
Brian Rohan

Wednesday, July 25

Arms ultimatum threatens Northern Ireland peace process: The Scotsman
Alison Hardie

UUP eyes package with deep suspicions: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Plastic bullet ban on offer in last-ditch Ulster deal: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Paramilitary disarmament: Belfast Telegraph

Church leaders' hopes for peace: BBC

Why do the unionists squabble so?: Belfast Telegraph
Dennis Kennedy

Unionists invited to join UK/Irish body: UTV Internet

Maginnis shortlisted for Rights Commission: The Irish Times
Clare Murphy

Splitting the difference in good faith?: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

The nonsense conspiracies will cost lives: Irish News
Brian Feeney

Security tightened over attacks: BBC

RUC 'bravery' commended: UTV Internet

Autumn ruling on DPP bid to hike McCabe killers' sentences: Irish Independent
John Maddock

McCabe case highlights need for legal reform: Irish Examiner

Devoted diplomat who abhorred violence: The Irish Times

Priest ‘accepts’ amnesty prospect: Irish News
Valerie Robinson

'IRA death threats' forced neighbour do the ironing: Irish Independent
Colin Duncan

Tuesday, July 24

Northern Ireland parties sceptical over deal: Electronic Telegraph
Benedict Brogan

'Take it or leave it' plan for peace in N Ireland: Financial Times
Ben Hunt and Brian Groom

New deal aims to salvage peace process: Irish Examiner
John Downing

Why I Had to Walk Out On N. Ireland Assembly: New York Daily News (Jul 23)
David Trimble

Trimble criticised for ‘contradictions’: Irish News
Anne Madden

Sound of guns in peace process muted by political catchphrases: Irish Examiner
Katie Hannon

NI proposals rely on 'creative thinking': The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Indemnity for terrorists 'final nail in coffin': Belfast Telegraph

‘Balkanisation’ is the alternative to peace: Irish News
Sean Farren

Finding a way to finally break the deadlock: Belfast Telegraph
Sean Neeson

‘Pray for parties in GFA talks’: Irish News
Bimpe Fatogun

Pipe bomb attacks in County Antrim: BBC

An Irishman's Diary: The Irish Times
Kevin Myers

Minister turns up heat on republican vigilantes: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

No plastic bullet training for new recruits: UTV Internet

Shankill bomber Kelly ‘to stay free’: Irish News
Sharon O’Neill

Gardaí contact IRA in murder probe: Irish Examiner
Cormac O’Keeffe

Nationalist newspaper seeks unionist readers: Sunday Business Post (Jul 22)
Anton McCabe

Monday, July 23

Accord may be unworkable, says Trimble: The Times
Greg Hurst

Moves on to bring back Trimble: BBC (Jul 20)
Mark Simpson

Ulster's virtual peace partner: Washington Times

Harsh reality of cultural sectarianism: Irish News
Roy Garland

RUC loses 1,000 officers as fears of violence grow: Electronic Telegraph
David Graves

Flanagan: ‘I will not oppose inquiries’: Irish News
Sharon O’Neill

Loyalists blamed for pipe bomb attacks: BBC

Hate overtakes hope for peace: Boston Herald (Jul 22)
Jim Dee

Sinn Fein's clinic rings the alarm bells in Kerry: Sunday Business Post (Jul 22)
Maol Muire Tynan

Threats against Belfast hospital staff: BBC

Hard-line LVF '100pc anti-pact': Irish Independent
Chris Anderson

Respecting the memory of the 10 who died: The Irish Times
Joan Byrne

Murdered SF councillor refused bribes in months before killing: Sunday Business Post (Jul 22)
Frank Connolly

DPP bids for tougher jail terms on McCabe killers: Irish Independent
Kathy Donaghy

Dublin service for killed envoy: The Times

Sunday, July 22

Sinn Fein 'hopeful' about NI package: BBC

Renewed pressure placed on IRA over arms: UTV Internet

The White House has been ungreened: Sunday Independent
Ronan Fanning

Washington tried to cover up IRA plot: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Remove the blindfolds: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Pardon offer to salvage peace: The Sunday Times
Chris Ryder

Sinn Fein puts on kid gloves: The Observer
Nicola Byrne

Dublin should fear 'the boys' coming in from the cold: The Sunday Times
Chris Ryder

Sinn Fein profits from moral anarchy: Sunday Independent
Bruce Anderson

The discreet charm of Sinn Fein: The Observer
Alan Ruddock

Sinn Fein set to seize six seats in Republic: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Second bomb attack on house: BBC

New walls lower the hopes for peace: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Nationalists call for Duncairn gates to be locked:
Barry McCaffrey

Riot injuries spark crisis within RUC: The Sunday Times
Chris Ryder

Crisis fear as 1,000 quit police: Belfast Telegraph

Belfast . . . where the police aren't allowed to fight back: Sunday Independent
Stanley Ball

Real IRA weapons dump is discovered: Belfast Telegraph

Governmnent representaives to attend memorial service: UTV Internet

Tory tabloid may buy Ireland on Sunday: The Sunday Times
Fiona McHugh

Saturday, July 21

Hopes rising of IRA move on decommissioning: The Independent
Andrew Grice

Optimism grows over Ulster deal: The Guardian
Nicholas Watt

Presentation of peace plan to parties next week: The Irish Times
Mark Brennock and Mark Hennessy

Appeasement is not an option to defuse North crisis: Irish Independent
Conor Cruise O'Brien

Belfast - more interfaces than the Albert Clock: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Loyalists say they carried out gun attack on centre: The Irish Times
Suzanne Breen

Tiger's Bay loyalist blames Sinn Féin for violence:
Barry McCaffrey

Arms and explosives find hurts Real IRA: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Bomb thrown at RUC station: Irish Independent

Bloody Sunday rifle recovered by MoD: Belfast Telegraph

Webber sad as Beautiful Game flops: Belfast Telegraph

Friday, July 20

Bush pledge for NI peace process: BBC

Ulster 'could be like Middle East': The Times
James Landale

Weston Park deal not enough, says Adams: Irish Examiner
Katie Hannon and Joe Oliver

Parliament may be recalled over talks crisis: UTV Internet

Suspension not an option this time: Belfast Telegraph
Des McCartan

Stepping up the pressure on arms: Belfast Telegraph

Both sides blamed as sectarian violence flares again in Belfast: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Adams: IRA not behind violence: BBC

Warning of injuries if rioting continues: The Irish Times
Paul Tanney

Fear and loathing grips the city as violence continues:
Alison O’Brien

An Irishman's Diary: The Irish Times
Kevin Myers

Unionists launch offensive as plastic bullets row rages: Belfast Telegraph
Darwin Templeton

Bitter orange!:
Des Wilson

There’s just no pleasing US tourists: Irish News
Joanna Braniff

Irish Sting: Fort Lauderdale New Times
Bob Norman

Reservists will start losing jobs next year: Belfast Telegraph

It’s about the jobs, stupid!:
Mairtin O Muilleoir

Hibernians gather in Bethlehem: Bethlehem Express Times
Daniel Walsh

Loyalists bring Union flag to courthouse: Irish News
Anne Madden

Border force is recalled to help fight drink crime: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Thursday, July 19

Blair: NI package offers best hope: BBC

Blair pledges 'fair' plan for North: The Irish Times
Rachel Donnelly

Bush's decommissioning call 'piles on pressure': UTV Internet

UUP, SDLP welcome decommissioning call: The Irish Times
Monika Unsworth

Bush calls on IRA to disarm: Irish Voice
Jack Flynn

US intervention is significant: Irish News

Violence is a fact: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Democracy can't allow parties to keep weapons: The Irish Times
Dermot Nesbitt

Clinton still a player: Irish Voice
Niall O'Dowd

Election may be North's only option: The Irish Times
Brian Feeney

Time to fish or cut bait: Irish Voice

RUC behaviour 'acceptable': BBC

'Paramilitaries in force plan': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

RUC: unacceptable and unreformable:

If it's July, it must be Mr. Hyde: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Commissioner is urged to resign: BBC

RUC rejects new call to ban plastic bullets: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Plastic bullets are a necessary evil: Belfast Telegraph

Plastic bullet debate is valid: Irish News

Kennedy casts shadow over Egan nomination: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Egan confirmation could go smoothly in Senate: The Irish Times
Patrick Smyth

Police and civilians injured in clashes: BBC

'Tricolour triggered bomb attack': Belfast Telegraph

Finucane family seek inquiry talks: Irish News
Sharon O’Neill

Irish-British question: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Give facts on Bloody Friday, Blair told: Belfast Telegraph

Leading republican dies at 81 after illness: Irish News
Frank McNamara

Wednesday, July 18

IRA must disarm, says Bush before visit: The Times
Ben MacIntyre

Governments 'must deliver' — SF: UTV Internet

Stormont minister makes arms call: UTV Internet

Where does ‘new package’ leave SDLP?: Irish News
Brian Feeney

Dodd joins Kennedy in doubts about Egan nomination: Boston Globe
Glen Johnson

IRA 'ready for war': Electronic Telegraph
Toby Harnden

Provos still getting guns claims DUP: Belfast Telegraph

Caution urged over possible ‘inquiry’ claims: Irish News
Sharon O’Neill

Loyalist gunmen open fire on RUC in Belfast riots: Electronic Telegraph
David Graves

'In God's name, end the rioting': Irish Independent
John Devine

Heavy security in place after riots: BBC

Shankill bomber at riots, says Donaldson: Belfast Telegraph

Reid urges North to reject sectarianism: The Irish Times
Monika Unsworth

Riots heap shame on Ulster's image: Belfast Telegraph

Sadly barriers are essential: Irish News

Call for ban on NI plastic bullets: BBC

Twelfth trouble spills over border: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Harryville, still under siege from sectarian bigotry: Belfast Telegraph

RUC "will receive resources": UTV Internet

Uncertainty to take toll on North's economy: The Irish Times
Francess McDonnell

Belfast children in 'weapons' handover: BBC

Group to appeal for British cooperation: Irish News
Valerie Robinson

More rifles linked to inquiry: BBC

Tuesday, July 17

Governments draft N Ireland deadlock plans: Financial Times
Ben Hunt

Decommissioning not part of package — Cowen: Irish Examiner
Ann Cahill

No 10 confident that Weston Park talks "not in vain": The Independent
Ben Russell

Sinn Fein rejects judge plan: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

SF says plans must not change accord: The Irish Times
Clare Murphy

NI parties 'anxious to see final proposals': BBC
Mark Simpson

Endgame in Ulster?: Chicago Sun-Times
John O'Sullivan

Putting self-interest aside:

An arms deal is central to success: Belfast Telegraph

A game of hardball:

Art dealer sets up arms handover scheme: The Irish Times
Clare Murphy

Kennedy wary of Ireland nominee: Boston Globe
Glen Johnson

US citizens visiting the North warned of unrest: Irish Examiner
Conor Keane

Shots fired as loyalists hurl petrol bombs: Irish Independent
John Devine

Rioters throw blast bombs: BBC

IRA inching towards arms gesture: Belfast Telegraph

Campaigners hope for collusion inquiry: Irish News
Simon Doyle

'Touts' spark internal row in Real IRA gang: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

We can’t live life according to ‘bigots’ law’: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

US observers pose ‘no threat’ to marches:
Jenny Rea

Drumcree march bid is blocked: Belfast Telegraph

The Glorious Twelfth:
Danny Morrison

‘Picket’ church paint bombed: Irish News
Kieran McDaid

RUC charge at kids probed: UTV Internet

Inward investors high on the north-west's agenda: The Irish Times
Francess McDonnell

Unique peace initiative by Belfast children: Irish Examiner

Ballsbridge riot 'a watershed in Irish history': The Irish Times
Gregory Allen

Monday, July 16

Prime Ministers' Proposal To Focus Pressure on IRA: Washington Post
T. R. Reid

Crisis plan to save peace deal: Electronic Telegraph
David Graves

Ulster deadlock can be broken, insists Blair: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Commons considers NI elections: BBC

Leaders draft plan to break arms logjam: Irish Independent
Senan Molony and Bernard Purcell

Eames: Process at critical stage: BBC

Unionists may win Garda collusion probe: Irish News
Simon Doyle

One More Last-Chance Strategy for Disarmament: New York Times
Warren Hoge

Ahern, Blair left to do homework: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Moment of truth arrives: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

No surrender will create a jungle law: Irish News
Roy Garland

Progress for North parties is found in agreeing to disagree: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

Ulster's ultimatum: The Times

Endgame is near: Irish Independent

After Weston Park Summit: The Irish Times

A fair and viable deal is possible: Irish News

MI5 posed as Iraqi arm dealers to snare Real IRA: The Guardian
Richard Norton-Taylor

Rector hopes for parade resolution: BBC

Barriers fall at a quieter Drumcree: The Irish Times
Suzanne Breen

IRA suspected of killing major drugs dealer: Irish Examiner
Vivion Kilfeather

Program offers Irish reprieve: Westchester Journal News
John W. Barry

Family are ‘lucky’ to escape pipe bomb escape: Irish News
Paul Clarkson