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Thursday, July 31

Blair calls for return of assembly: BBC

Blair ‘must set date for elections’: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

The Knives May Well be Out Again: The News Letter

Adams has reneged — UUP: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

A golden opportunity: Irish World
Tom Griffin

Sinn Fein leader finds support, funds in Boston: Boston Globe (Jul 30)
Kevin Cullen

Irishmen deny they taught Colombian rebels how to build bombs: The Scotsman
Jeremy McDermott

Britain and US accused by Irish on trial in Colombia: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

Blair challenged over killings of catholics: UTV Internet

Those who live in glasseshouses...: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

North’s politicians need to work on making a better case for themselves: Irish Examiner
Noel Whelan

'Fear factor reduced in loyalists murals': UTV Internet

Rights head under pressure: BBC

Dickson's letter leaves HRC 'open to question': (from the Irish News)
Steven McCaffery

Omagh relative in plea to separate prisoners: Belfast Telegraph
Ben Lowry

Delayed justice is not justice: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Mistaken identity: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Hoax bomb alerts spark traffic chaos: Irish Independent
Louise McCall

I Have Nothing to Hide: The News Letter

Family in murder probe legal bid: BBC

Irish police reform proposals: UTV Internet

Wednesday, July 30

Nationalists frozen in time warp - Robinson: Irish Independent
Dan McGinn

Agreement 'as good as it gets' - Adams: UTV Internet

First verbal salvoes on the way to North's polls: Irish Independent

The Other Faltering Peace Process: Counterpunch (Jul 26)
Harry Browne

Dialogue of the deaf?: Irish Independent

Three to appear in Bogota court: RTE

Lengthy jail terms sought in Farc case: Irish Independent

Calm in Short Strand under threat — SF: (from the Irish News)
Brian Campbell

Protestants Are Living Under Siege - Claim: The News Letter
Kate Cooney

McGuinness to Raise Sectarian Attacks With Governments: Derry Journal

Wanted Loyalist Boss Evades Police: The News Letter

Protesting Derry Prisoner Out on Parole: Derry Journal

Call for end to homophobia in PSNI: UTV Internet

It's Good to Share Say Sinn Fein MLAs: The News Letter

'Appalling' T-shirt stripped off SF website: Irish Independent

Inquiry into 1974 murder reopened: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

DUP member to be quizzed in inquiry into 1974 murder: Irish Examiner
Kieran McDaid

Family 'cynical' over murder probe: BBC

Loyalists' anger over bid to change city's name: UTV Internet

Irish identify with Arab ‘underdogs’: (from the Irish News)
Brian Campbell

Tuesday, July 29

Trimble 'faces risk of new leadership challenge': UTV Internet

Kennedy Calls for N. Ireland Election: Minneapolis Star Tribune
Ken Maguire

A question of Confidence: (from
Jarlath Kearney

Time to give the language of commonsense a fair hearing: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Expose Collusion: (from
Roisin Cox

Huge rise in terror attacks blamed on Colombia Three: Irish Independent
Mark Duffy

Trial of Colombia Three 'a farce': Irish Examiner
Louisa Nesbitt

Colombia 'IRA' trial adjourned: BBC

Loyalist Warns of Street Demos Over Tricolours: The News Letter

Loyalist gang attack prompts alert: Belfast Telegraph
Maureen Coleman

Gallagher 'not aware' of death threat to Shoukri: (from the Irish News)
Roddy McGregor

Real IRA Plotting To Blow Up Troubled Jail: The News Letter

Prisoners urged to back ‘dirty protest’: (from the Irish News)
Brian Campbell

The Diary of a Prisoner: (from

'Real IRA leader' awaits court verdict: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

McKevitt stays away as his trial draws to a close: Irish Independent
Diarmaid MacDermott

Lowry on anti-terror lecture tour to USA: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Dissident's girlfriend flees home: (from the Irish News)

CIRA deny shot man is a member: (from
Allison Morris

PSNI re-open murder investigation: UTV Internet

Monday, July 28

Sinn Féin call for summit on Assembly elections: Irish Examiner
Louisa Nesbitt

When Johnny goes marching home: Sunday Life (Jul 27)
Stephen Breen

Murder becomes a brand image: Sunday Independent (Jul 27)

Quit or else threat to 'Mad dog': Sunday Life (Jul 27)

Gangsterism has to stop: (from the Irish News, Jul 26)

Time for the truth: Sunday Life (Jul 27)

Politicians to attend trial of Colombia Three: Irish Examiner
Jim Morahan

The Cory Files: Sunday Life (Jul 27)
Chris Anderson

PSNI gets clean bill of health from prison visitors’ report: Irish Examiner
Ian Graham

Gardai to be monitored on human rights standards: The Sunday Times (Jul 27)
Scott Millar

Peace funded groups under investigation: Impartial Reporter

Tourist Attraction Plan for Maze Site: The News Letter (Jul 23)

Sunday, July 27

Adams - British policy derails peace process: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

'Efforts' to address monitor concern: BBC

Search for peace and progresss: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Blind to the abyss beyond Blair, Trimble: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

A right to be singular: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Robert Emmet - lessons for today: Sunday Business Post

Republican shootings now ahead of loyalists': (from the Irish News)
William Scholes

Paramilitary flags 'hitting our tourism': Belfast Telegraph
Gary Grattan

SF supports dirty protest: Sunday Business Post
Anton McCabe

Police must reveal secret society links: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Storm grows as 'Stakeknife' to be quizzed over 40 murders: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Arrested But Innocent: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

PSNI seeks extradition of deportee: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

Report backs probe on N.Y. chef: Irish Echo
Chris Thornton

Sinn Fein site's gaudy garb-age is strictly for the sad: Sunday Independent
Brendan O'Connor

Outrage at Sinn Fein promotion boosts sales: The Sunday Times
Scott Millar and Daniel McConnell

Peer hails Ulster Scots rise: Belfast Telegraph
Gary Grattan

Basques still welcome — Mayor Morgan: (from, Jul 24)
Roisin Cox

Sinn Fein split on Basque ties as Irish tourists brave bombs: Sunday Independent
Tom Brady

Tragic end for two men called Kelly: (from, Jul 24)
Des Wilson

State must acknowledge past wrongs: (from the Irish News, Jul 22)
Valerie Robinson

Nazi group quits Ireland as it’s not fascist enough: The Sunday Times
Scott Millar

Saturday, July 26

Don't waste time on salvaging agreement says Dodds: UTV Internet

Criticism over Donaldson claim: BBC
Martina Purdy

Fresh talks bid to heal UUP divisions: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Political troubles mount on both sides of Atlantic: Irish Independent
Conor Cruise O'Brien

Does NI need Blair to survive storm?: BBC
Mark Devenport

It must be an autumn poll: (from the Irish News)

Jailed republicans launch segregation 'dirty protest': The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Portlaoise prisoners to fast for 72 hours: (from the Irish Times)
Suzanne Breen

Segregation crisis takes a new twist: (from
Jarlath Kearney

Sinn Féin says 'end political policing': (from the Irish News, Jul 24)
William Graham

Trial goes on as McKevitt refuses to leave his cell: Irish Independent
Diarmaid Mac Dermott and Liz Walsh

Castlereagh break-in suspect refused bail: UTV Internet

Garda To Probe 'Provo' Houses: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Adams voices doubts over HRC: (from the Irish News, Jul 24)
William Scholes

Family asks for end to 'the wall of silence' on missing son: Belfast Telegraph
Mary Fitzgerald

Adair's mother-in-law moves out: Belfast Telegraph (Jul 24)
Mary Fitzgerald

Let's Work Together to Land Police Academy: Derry Journal

Housing Executive accused of blatant sectarianism as we reveal that...80% of housing stress applicants are catholic: (from
Andrea McKernon

DUP Cries Foul Over Gaelic Sports Funds: The News Letter
Bill Kennedy

All-Ireland energy market drive: UTV Internet (Jul 24)

Friday, July 25

Sinn Fein in 'Talks with Blair's Man': The News Letter

U.S. Pols Call for Elections: Irish Voice/
Sean O'Driscoll

'One more chance' for devolution: BBC

Still Time to Mediate, Says UUP Rules Body: The News Letter
Billy Kennedy

We're still on 'direct rule watch', says SDLP: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Direct Rule Watch 'political arrogance': UTV Internet

Blair’s Survival Vital for Peace: Irish Voice/

The rights and wrongs of defending liberties: (from the Irish News, Jul 23)
Steven McCaffery

Agreement is no cure for rights' ills: Belfast Telegraph
Eamonn McCann

Brave aspirations are just a cop-out: (from the Irish News) — article fixed 11:45 EDT
Newton Emerson

Call to 'lift lid' on collusion killings - Adams: UTV Internet

Families urged to join: (from
Roisin Cox

Collusion information workshop held: (from the Irish News)

Irish government must act: (from The People, Jul 20)

Bring US deportee to Ulster, says MP: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

N. Ireland team to deliver tips on combating terrorism: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (Jul 23)
Andy Davis

Real IRA suspect sacks legal team: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

McKevitt sacks his legal team: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

SF merchandise cashing in on violence, claims TD: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Dissident 'shot by IRA': BBC

The labour of party membership: Belfast Telegraph

No friends, just interests: (from

Orange Order denies sectarian claims: The Scotsman
James Doherty

UK announces Irish language broadcasting fund: RTE

Thursday, July 24

'Cancelled NI elections damage peace process': UTV Internet

Outrage at £500,000 bill for Irish translations: Belfast Telegraph
Nigel Gould

An Irish parable, unfinished: US News & World Report
Michael Barone

US omit loyalists from terror list: BBC
Mark Devenport

SDLP in plea over power-sharing: UTV Internet

I Was Wrong on Holy Cross - Rights Man: The News Letter
Alan Erwin

LVF Denies Gina 'Safe House' Reports: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Adair’s wife takes council house claim to the courts: Irish Post/

UVF blamed for Belfast shooting: UTV Internet

McKevitt trial halt bid: BBC

Taxmen crack down on 'lavish' RIRA lifestyles: (from the Irish News)
Valerie Robinson

Outrage at reception for Orange Order: The Scotsman
James Doherty

Orangemen told to clean-up act: Irish Post/
Robert Ryan

Sinn Fein Support for Prisoners' Demand: The Blanket
Mick Hall

Unionists condemn sniper shirt website: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Sinn Féin under fire over IRA t-shirt site: Irish Examiner
Gary Kelly

Adams dismisses claims of Sinn Fein website: UTV Internet

Blair must stand firm in this war against the ideologues: Daily Telegraph (Jul 23)
Eoghan Harris

Heed the lesson of Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph

Omagh bomb horror ‘made trauma professionals quit’: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

'Make Protestants RC' satirist to visit Ulster: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Patterson is part of JBU mission team that visits Northern Ireland: Walnut Ridge Times Dispatch

Wednesday, July 23

New snag for UUP discipline hearing: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Durkan on Good Friday Agreement: UTV Internet

Watch Body Language, Kilclooney Warns Dallat: The News Letter
Billy Kennedy

Unionists delay rebels decision: BBC

NI Electoral Office probe - two released on bail: UTV Internet

Party's chief 'a shrewd tactician': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Gina Defies Death Threat: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster And Gemma Murray

Loyalist terror group warns Adair’s wife to stay out of North: Irish Examiner
Gary Kelly

Loyalists 'Behind' Pipe Bomb Attacks: The News Letter

Innocent blood cries to heaven: (from the Irish News)

Support for College When Policing is Right - Mitchel McLaughlin: Derry Journal

Police rate of success is worst in 30 years: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O’Neill

Martin has to OK everything: (from The People, Jul 20)

McKevitt's lawyers apply to stop trial: Irish Independent
Diarmaid Mac Dermott & Liz Walsh

Real IRA chief must hand over £700,000: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Terrorists 'have 200 activists': Irish Independent (Jul 22)
Tom Brady

Derry has the right air for a Twelfth to remember: Belfast Telegraph
Lord Laird

Ulster Unionists must give Butcher the boot: (from, Jul 21)

Ulster Unionists look back to their nine-county roots: (from the Irish News, Jul 18)
William Scholes

Suspected INLA man extradited from US: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

Maze escapee set for extradition bid: Irish Independent
Eugene Moloney

Labour NI ban 'could be lifted': BBC

Tuesday, July 22

Panel to rule on UUP's rebels: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Assembly's absence hampers both communities: UTV Internet

MP seeks devolution debate: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

SF 'seeks reconciliation with Unionists': UTV Internet

UUP executive in probe: Irish Examiner
Gary Kelly

Sinn Fein Lisburn anger: UTV Internet

Butcher on parade: Sunday Life (Jul 20)
John McGurk

Butcher to stay in order: (from

SDLP probes cost of policing parades: Belfast Telegraph (Jul 17)
Jonathan McCambridge

Builders threats delay renovation: BBC

'I saw Rupert and McKevitt together' insists Garda: Irish Independent
Diarmaid Mac Dermott

On a knife edge: (from
Roisin Cox

Tension rises in jail after hoax bomb alert: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Regan

What It's Like to be Raided: The Blanket
Carrie Twomey

Ambassador would do well to bend Bill’s ear: (from the Irish News, Jul 15)
Ray O'Hanlon

U.S. Deports Irish Suspect in '76 Killing of Policeman: New York Times
Thomas J. Lueck

Labour to discuss NI membership: UTV Internet

In the jungle of myths and scapegoats: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

AG is urged to reopen inquests into bomb deaths: Irish Independent
Patsy McArdle

The Londonderry Gambit: National Review Online (Jul 21)
John Derbyshire

Monday, July 21

Cowen election call: UTV Internet

Time to say goodbye to Blair?: Irish World
Tom Griffin

One duck a-limping...: Irish Democrat
David Granville

Human Rights and the Good Friday Agreement: Fortnight
Colin Harvey

NIO told Wright 'to be taken out': Sunday Life (Jul 20)

Fresh appeal in murder inquiry: BBC

I'm a victim of black propaganda: Sunday Life (Jul 20)
Stephen Breen

Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

Brits now in charge of Plastic Bullets?: (from, Jul 18)

Reservists told to stay home: Sunday Life (Jul 20)
Alan Murray

Dissident republicans blamed for bomb attempt: Irish Independent
Louise McCall

Omagh victims bid for RIRA reports: Belfast Telegraph (Jul 18)
Michael McHugh

Renegade Real IRA thugs smashed: Sunday Life (Jul 20)
Stephen Breen

Question of timing for RTE's Tommie: Sunday Independent
Padraic MacKiernan

Lawyers to study ruling before State decides if it will appeal: Irish Independent (Jul 19)
Tom Brady

Finding common ground on the pitch: Los Angeles Times (Jul 18)
James Lee

Many questions left unanswered - and death of key player reduces number of those in the know: Irish Independent (Jul 19)

The soldier they hung out to dry to conceal government conspiracy: Irish Examiner (Jul 19)
Ryle Dwyer

Sunday, July 20

Murphy explores reviving forum: The Sunday Times
Chris Ryder

A break with the past for the future?: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

The UUP divided against itself cannot stand: Sunday Business Post
Martin Mansergh

A risk that faces Belfast Agreement: Belfast Telegraph

Rally over dissident jail protest: BBC

Dirty protest development: UTV Internet

Police seek TV film of protest: The Observer
Henry McDonald

NI human rights a 'thorny issue': BBC
Mark Devenport

Onus on Orange Order for talks: (from the Irish News)

A vast Orange folk fest for all!: (from, Jul 17)

‘Cultural exercise’ piles on the pounds: (from the Irish News)
James Kelly

MI5 under fire in spy muddle: The Observer
Henry McDonald

O Muireagain moots raft of libel actions against newspapers, TV: Sunday Business Post
Sean Mac Carthaigh

Scappaticci told me IRA secrets before cop told me he was an agent called Stakeknife: (from The People)
Sylvia Jones

Republican Dissidents Get Wrong House Again: Derry Journal (Jul 18)

‘Justice delayed is justice denied...’: (from the Irish News)
Steven McCaffery

Gangs move in on fake goods: Belfast Telegraph (Jul 17)
Sean O'Driscoll

Time's Up for Flag Waving - Dallat: Derry Journal

More EU Peace Cash Goes to Catholic Areas: The News Letter (Jul 18)
Kim Hewitt

To 'clear' the name of Captain Kelly would be a travesty of truth: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Derek Warfield on His Aer Lingus Disappearing Act (Part II): Wild Geese
Tom Madigan

Our split definitives: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Saturday, July 19

Call for Blair to set NI elections date: RTE

Republic accused of 'quibbling' by Trimble: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Trimble urged to stand down: UTV Internet

One More Push on North: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Time for plan B: Irish Democrat
Bobbie Heatley

An exclusive interview with Gerry Adams: St. Petersburg Times (Jul 6)
Kathleen Ochschorn

Real IRA men threaten new hunger strike: The Scotsman
John Innes

Israelis Got a UK Briefing - Detained Man: The News Letter
Ross Smith

Oh, lucky man, John Boy: (from

No place like home, but some never return: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Jail authorities resisting 'dirty protest': BBC
Brian Rowan

Prison service meets many key targets: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh Wallace

Residents given Drumcree plans: BBC

Journalist claims IRA warned not to testify: (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

Detective saw agent with McKevitt: UTV Internet

Castlereagh blunder must be explained: (from the Irish News)

McBride killers 'must quit army': Belfast Telegraph (Jul 17)
Gary Grattan

Spellar U-turn: (from

Five times more plastic bullets fired in 2002 than 2001: (from the Irish News, Jul 17)

Captain's battle to clear name: BBC (Jul 17)
Shane Harrison

Why family must fight on to clear Captain Kelly's name: Irish Independent

Friday, July 18

Irish 'threat' to Agreement: BBC

Calls for Assembly election date: UTV Internet

Nationalists should avoid UUP turmoil: (from the Irish News)
Jude Collins

Rights body could smooth way for deal: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

IRA not to blame for Castlereagh - SF: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O’Neill

Parties demand Chilcot 'in full' report: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Spin Making a Mockery of Democracy: The News Letter

US moves to aid PSNI in training: Belfast Telegraph

Glitches or retaliation?: Boulder Weekly (Jul 10)
Pamela White

Israel ordeal of 'IRA bomb maker': The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Israel's Irish captive goes home: The Times
David Lister

SDLP demand apology for Seán Óg: (from

Israel defends activist's arrest: Belfast Telegraph
Mary Fitzgerald

Ó Muireagáin tells of ordeal: UTV Internet

Israel has some explaining to do: (from the Irish News, Jul 16) — article repaired

John Boy — An innocent Gael twice wronged: (from

FBI agent denies he 'invented tissue of lies': Irish Independent
Diarmaid Mac Dermott

Agent Advised to Swear IRA Oath - Trial Told: The News Letter

Finucane inquiry pressure mounts: (from the Irish News)

Ahern's slap in the face for Omagh: Belfast Telegraph
Michael Gallagher

Author plans tribute to victims of Omagh bombing: Ulster Herald
Jacqueline Courtney

Stormont probe holds up trials: Belfast Telegraph (Jul 16)

Thursday, July 17

Loyalists Urged to End Ulster Unionist Split: The News Letter
Billy Kennedy

Pick up the pieces or else...: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Proposed extradition treaty causing concern: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Belfast man released by Israelis: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan and Richard Norton-Taylor

Deported Irishman returns home: BBC

IRA suspect sent home by Israel had terrorist past: The Times
Robert Tait and Michael Evans

Nargilehs in London: Jerusalem Post
Uri Dan

Irish terrorists pursued for crime money: The Independent

Orange crushed: Irish Echo
Stephen McKinley

New order looks to other orange fields: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

The Orangemen march but peace reigns: Irish Echo

MP 'using Saville as a political football': (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

'Unsolved deaths is greatest hurdle': Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Castlereagh - No collusion on break-in, says report: Belfast Telegraph
Mary Fitzgerald

Minister to meet McBride family: UTV Internet

McGuinness threatens suit over 'Stakeknife' claims: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Camp 'a Little Piece of Heaven': The News Letter
Ross Smith

Ahern pays tribute to Capt Kelly: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy and Liam Reid

Wednesday, July 16

UUP figures clash again on discipline: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Protestants 'must be pursuaded on United Ireland': UTV Internet

'No' Men Playing Dangerous Game: Derry Journal

Reconciliation is still priority: (from the Irish News)

Adams offers Orangemen talks on parades: UTV Internet

Bomber for IRA was only a tourist: Washington Times
Abraham Rabinovich

Israel security: "We arrested the Irish man we looked for": Jerusalem Post
Margot Dudkevitch

UK-Israeli clash on Belfast detainee: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan and Richard Norton-Taylor

Israelis 'sold a pup' in IRA bombmaking expert case: Irish Independent
Gary Kelly

Irishman's arrest 'a mistake': BBC

Tourist or Terrorist?: Slate
June Thomas

Cigarette seizures a blow to Real IRA: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Spy feared IRA execution, court told: UTV Internet

'Time-Bomb' Fears as Jail Tension Rises: The News Letter

SF man slams stalemate in two-year flag row: (from the Irish News, Jul 11)
Simon Doyle

Sinn Féin US group admits to 'error' on names of donors: (from the Irish Times, Jul 12)
Sean O'Driscoll & Conor O'Clery

Claims of 'left-wing bias' by DUP MP: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Sinn Fein hail report on rights body: UTV Internet

'I thought gunmen were coming for me': Belfast Telegraph
Sarah Brett

Hegarty Family Know the Truth: Derry Journal

Family stay silent over McGuinness allegations: (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

Sinn Fein in plea over senate elections: UTV Internet


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