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Tuesday, March 15

Sinn Fein Leader Plays Down Snubs From Bush and Kennedy: New York Times
Warren Hoge

Sisters to meet Hillary Clinton in Washington: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

McGuinness warns McCartney sisters: The Guardian
David Teather and Angelique Chrisafis

Sinn Fein hit by $1m US ban: The Times
Tim Reid

SF still supported in US - Adams: RTE

Neal to meet with Gerry Adams: Boston Globe

Top U.S. Backer Turns On IRA: CBS News (Mar 13)

Rep. Walsh calls for end of IRA: New York Newsday
Devlin Barrett

Irish warn on Sinn Fein: Brisbane Courier-Mail
Greg Roberts

Sinn Fein's Adams - Put us back on peace train: Cincinnati Enquirer (Mar 13)
Jennifer Edwards

Irish eyes may not be smiling: Seattle Times
Nicole Brodeu

Is the party really over now for Sinn Fein?: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

IRA's long legitimacy questioned as victim of its violence is buried: Baltimore Sun
Todd Richissin

Doublespeak's day is done, to put it bluntly: (from the Irish News)
Tom Kelly

Women shake up the political establishment: Irish Independent


IRA smugglers 'use UK gangsters': BBC

Security van raid 'similar to North heist': Irish Examiner
Harry McGee

SDLP 'lacking backbone over coalition call': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Sinn Fein assesses fall-out after poll verdict: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Widow of Detective Garda Jerry McCabe going to the U.S. for St. Patrick's Day: UTV Internet

Taoiseach denies killers 'on brink of freedom': Irish Independent
Ben Quinn & Senan Molony

D-Day Looms On Poll Pact: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Long history of bonds to unionism: (from the Irish News)
William Scholes

Three arrested in RIRA crackdown operation: Irish Examiner
Juno McEnroe

A living nightmare: Daily Ireland

BBC slam Sinn Fein's claims of imbalance: Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

Monday, March 14

McCartney sisters want SF bar fracas 'witness' to see police: Irish Independent
Louise McCall

McCartney family says 'mixed messages' from SF: RTE

Adams denounces McCartney murder: UTV Internet

Bar revelation 'confirms links': BBC

In Catholic Belfast, IRA Becomes Public Enemy: Los Angeles Times
John Daniszewski

Families in Northern Ireland Break Silence About Killings: New York Times
Brian Lavery

IRA atrocity triggers Teddy's St. Pat's snub: Boston Herald
Andrew Miga

Kennedy cancels his US meeting with Adams: Irish Independent
Gary Kelly

Sinn Fein faces split in Irish America: Sunday Business Post (Mar 13)
Niall O'Dowd

US calls halt to Sinn Fein fundraising in IRA backlash: The Times
Michael Evans and Helen Rumbelow

People's rebellion - is this the end for Sinn Fein?: The Herald
Billy Briggs

Will events affect SF's fortunes?: BBC
Mark Devenport

Easy for IRA to make offer that would be refused: (from the Village)
Suzanne Breen

IRA insanity hasn't gone away, you know: Sunday Business Post (Mar 13)
Vincent Browne

The IRA - What went wrong?: Toronto Star
Gwynne Dyer

A most unromantic view of the IRA: Chicago Tribune (Mar 13)
James F. Burns

IRA loses favor and relevance in N. Ireland: Newark Star-Ledger
John Farmer

The shunning of Sinn Fein: Washington Times
Mark Steyn

The end is nigh for our secret societies: (from the Irish News, Mar 12)
James Kelly

Durkan and Ahern discuss process: BBC

The IRA's Trampled Clover: Christian Science Monitor

Sinn Fein core vote stays strong: Irish Independent
Brian Dowling

Bookies on lookout for bank heist cash: Irish Independent

After eight years McCabe killers say sorry. Too late, says his widow: Irish Examiner
Harry McGee and Jimmy Woulfe

Release of McCabe killers no longer part of deal - SF: The Irish Times
Mark Brennock

Guarded response to McCabe killers' move: RTE

Durkan Meets Garda McCabe's Widow: Derry Journal (Mar 11)

McCabe killers - Self-serving apology masks truth: Irish Examiner

Loyalist 'link' may hamper probe: BBC

Alleged UVF leader 'rules by fear in Village area' court told: (from the Irish News, Mar 12)

Omagh bombing accused get legal aid: Sunday Business Post (Mar 13)
Barry O'Kelly

Britain must answer for agent killings: Daily Ireland (Mar 11)

British Union Jack disrupts St. Patrick's Day Parade: Seattle Times (Mar 13)
Tan Vinh

Even St. Patrick need not apply?: Chicago Sun Times (Mar 13)
Patrick Rucker

Sunday, March 13

SF candidate was in the bar while McCartney was being murdered: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack & Alan Murray

SDLP calls on SF member to make statement: RTE

'Untouchables' stay out of reach: The Observer
Henry McDonald

McCartney Murder: 'They're not republicans. They are just a gang of scumbags': Independent on Sunday
Cole Moreton

For the love of Robert: BBC
Mark Simpson

These women may well do the unthinkable by shaming the IRA. But can they bring about lasting change?: Sunday Telegraph
Alasdair Palmer and Alan Murray

Watch Adams seek political capital out of this foul crime: The Sunday Times
Alan Ruddock

Republicanism is shaken to its roots by sisters' protest: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

SF silent as family call for meeting: Belfast Telegraph

Fisher Family Move To End 'Rumour And Speculation': Derry Journal (Mar 11)

IRA urged to act on 2001 murder: Belfast Telegraph
William Allen

Disown the Provos, Ford tells Sinn Fein: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

PM accused of defying Agreement: BBC

British Discriminating Against Those Who Vote Sinn Fein - McLaughlin: Derry Journal (Mar 11)

I'll never deal with Adams again, says Bush: Sunday Telegraph
Philip Sherwell

Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams seeking some kindred souls: Cleveland Plain Dealer (Mar 11)

In the eyes of Bush, Adams has become the new Yasser Arafat: Sunday Independent
Mark Dooley

Turn on every front: The Sunday Times
John Burns

Are we on the verge of a new political Ice Age?: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

Maybe Shame Will Disarm the IRA: Washington Post
Glenn Frankel

Irish wakening: Boston Globe
Kevin Cullen

At last the light is shone on the IRA: Sunday Telegraph
Kevin Myers

'We'll shoot them if you like': Sunday Independent
Brendan O'Connor

Backs to the wall: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Shoot first, then fret about the peace process: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Making sense - No welcome on the mat: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Loyalty to the IRA killing Sinn Fein's credibility: Chicago Sun Times

IRA's 'Unbelievable' Offer: Derry Journal (Mar 11)

Satellite reveals hideout deep in the jungle used by IRA fugitives: The Sunday Times
Martin Arostegui

Laundering probe: The Sunday Times
Dearbhail McDonald

Notes-change In The Best Interest Of Robbed Bank: The News Letter

Unsolved Murder Suspects Must Stand Trial - DUP: Derry Journal (Mar 11)

Orange Order severs links to UUP: BBC

Segregation costs NI £1 billion a year: UTV Internet

IRA fugitives will be hunted down, says Justice Minister: Limerick Leader
Barry Duggan

Poll chief is defiant: Daily Ireland (Mar 11)

A Tale Of Two Inquiries: Derry Journal (Mar 11)

IRSP stage rally to support Basques: Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

Saturday, March 12

Irish-Americans open hearts - and bars - to Adams: The Guardian
Julian Borger

The sisters who took on the IRA and won: The Scotsman
Gethin Chamberlain

Now the IRA wall of silence begins to crumble: The Times
Ted Oliver

The IRA has not gone away, you know: Irish Examiner

The IRA's fatal flaws: Irish Independent
Chris Thornton

St Patrick's Day should mark a new beginning: The Scotsman
Alex Massie

Bush's tough St Patrick's Day message for SF-IRA: Irish Independent
Conor Cruise O'Brien

Gerry's Kids: Slate (Mar 11)
Scott MacMillan

A leader under fire: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

How did the hard men of IRA mafia hoodwink so many decent people?: Irish Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

IRA Shooting Offer Was Bound To Backfire: The News Letter (Mar 10)
Suzanne Breen

Ballot box and Armalite approach becomes albatross around the neck: Daily Ireland
Tom McGurk

Not only are IRA tactics crazy, they are old news: (from the Irish News)
Andy Wood

Republicans paying dearly for slaughter of innocents: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Appeasing the terrorists is never the answer: Irish Independent


Blair is very tough on terror, until such times as he isn't: Daily Telegraph
Charles Moore

UU rejects decline in support poll verdict: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Father's struggle goes on: Daily Ireland

Finucane widow to address congress: (from the Irish News, Mar 10)
Sharon O'Neill

No hope of answers if PSNI is involved Geraldine Keenan: (from
Andrea McKernon

Seized assets tally pathetic, says MP: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

McKevitt challenge court latest: UTV Internet

Ex-prisoner - IRA nixed '81 hunger strike deal: Irish Echo
Anne Cadwallader

Former comrades' war of words over hunger strike: (from the Irish News)
Steven McCaffrey

Top security as Northern Bank notes are replaced: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

Witness to Ireland's diversity of faith: Boston Globe
Rich Barlow

Get him started on Ireland: Chicago Sun Times (Mar 11)
Abdon M. Pallasch

Friday, March 11

IRA disband now: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

£400,000 expenses denied to Sinn Fein: The Herald
Catherine MacLeod

Murphy in SF criminality call: UTV Internet

Republicans Are 'Drifting Apart': The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Nationalists want IRA to disband: BBC
Mark Devenport

Murder fall-out fails to deter republican voters: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

McCartney sister in new appeal to break wall of silence: Irish Independent
Dan McGinn

'We are not afraid': The Guardian
Angelique Chrisafis

Tipping the balance from bullet to ballot: The Herald
Alison Rowat

McCartney murder may be 'turning point' for peace process: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Precedent aplenty of armies shooting people: Daily Ireland
Jude Collins

It's wrong to play down IRA peace offer: (from the Irish News)
Jim Gibney

The IRA Is Morphing Into the 'Rafia': Los Angeles Times (Mar 10)
Anthony McIntyre


International terror NI link: UTV Internet

Orde may not like it but 'due process' is fading fast: Belfast Telegraph
Eamonn McCann

Disarmament chief meets UDA: UTV Internet

Trimble calls off St Pat's trip to US: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

In Washington, but who will be where?: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Killer fisher's family claim threat to safety: Belfast Telegraph
Sarah Brett

Sinn Féin members arrested in IRA intimidation probe: Irish Examiner
Cormac O'Keefe

Six released after bar 'incident': Irish Independent
Anita Guidera

Staff 'vow' over loyalist threat: BBC

£30m for 1,800 unsolved murders RFJ unimpressed: (from

Finucane case crunch talks are scheduled: Daily Ireland

Parades Law Out Of Step: The News Letter

Thursday, March 10

Shootings would be a mistake - SF chief: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Blair and Ahern show disgust at IRA offer: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

IRA is still intimidating witnesses, say sisters in relentless pursuit of killers: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

McCartney sisters insist courts must deal with killers: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn and Alan Erwin

Struggling to get the story straight: The Guardian
Angelique Chrisafis

McCartney suspect freed but pressure grows on SF: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Kelly statement is a positive step for IRA: (from the Irish News)
Graeme Neill

Decoding the communique: The Guardian (Mar 9)
Henry McDonald

'Guardians' of the Catholic ghettoes outstay their welcome: Daily Telegraph
Patrick Bishop

DUP - it's time to leave Sinn Fein behind: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

MPs to debate Sinn Fein sanctions: BBC

Sinn Fein on brink of political shut-out: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

Orde backs McDowell's SF-army council claim: Irish Examiner
Harry McGee and Paul O'Brien

Amid firestorm, Sinn Fein faces major poll test: Irish Echo
Paul Colgan

Name game stymies election blame game: (from the Irish News)
Patrick Murphy

Republicans are left in disarray: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Sinn Féin MEPs may lose funding: Financial Times
Raphael Minder and John Murray Brown

How to get away with murder: The Times
Michael Gove

Provos' good housekeeping recipe even has official seal of approval: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Labour and the IRA have much in common: Daily Telegraph
Boris Johnson


U.S. Envoy to Ulster Urges the I.R.A. to Disband: New York Times
Brian Lavery

Bush's envoy calls on the IRA 'to go out of business': The Times
David Sharrock and Greg Hurst

Mother - My son, 13, is on IRA punishment list: UTV Internet

Policing problems: Daily Ireland
Tommy McKearney

'No compromise over public Finucane inquiry'- Ahern: UTV Internet

Alleged Garda collusion in deaths sparks inquiry: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

O'Rawe's attacks 'untrue': Daily Ireland
Danny Morrison

Catholic minority suprisingly upbeat: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Regan

Wednesday, March 9

I.R.A. Avowal on a Killing Ignites Storm: New York Times
Alan Cowell

We don't want vengeance from the IRA: The Scotsman
Fraser Nelson

Politicians react angrily to IRA statement: RTE

MEP urges McCartney tribute: Belfast Telegraph
Aoife White

Turning Point: Time (Mar 6)
Andrea Gerlin

IRA shooting offer 'unsurprising': BBC
Mark Simpson

Sisters dignified in their refusal to accept the skewed rule of law: Irish Independent

A choice between one fork in Ulster's road and another: The Times
David Sharrock

Now nothing can rid Provos of that stench of thuggery: Irish Independent
Alan Murray

IRA's offer of jungle justice could be straight out of RA-RA-land: Irish Examiner
Harry McGee

The madness of the IRA: Irish Independent

Now only Blair ignores the truth about Sinn Fein: Daily Telegraph

Sentence of death: The Guardian

IRA statement - Murder offer alarmingly out of touch: Irish Examiner

Fisher Family Blast 'Abuse And Threats': Derry Journal

Killer moved to republican wing in prison: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Hutton

Raid costing Sinn Fein £120,000: BBC

British Government warned over alienating unionists: UTV Internet

The Peace Process Has Been Saved: The Blanket (Mar 4)
David Adams

It's time for the Provo crime junkies to go cold turkey: Irish Independent
David Quinn

Chill US wind blows Sinn Féin no good: (from the Irish News)
Ray O'Hanlon

Bertie turns a deaf ear: Daily Ireland

PSNI denies bias against protestants: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Hutton

Policing report slammed: Daily Ireland

There is hope for policing: (from the Irish News)

DUP angry at assets 'discrepancy': BBC

Ahern backs Troubles Truth Commission: UTV Internet

'Opening wounds will hurt, not heal': Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

MP's call for trials in unsolved murders review: UTV Internet
Deric Henderson

Murders review is a welcome move: Belfast Telegraph

Order plays down split speculation: (from the Irish News)
Bimpe Fatogun

New McCarthyism in journalism: Daily Ireland (Feb 28)

IRA man's apology for wife's murder helped me move on: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

GAA must stand for Irish values: Daily Ireland (Mar 5)

Tuesday, March 8

Door open on SF talks as Ahern stands firm: Irish Examiner
Fionnán Sheahan

Adams wants 'constructive engagement': UTV Internet

Return to the democratic consensus, Sinn Fein advised: Irish Independent
Anita Guidera

Bruton abusing position says Sinn Féin: RTE

MEPs take republicans to task over 'extensive criminality': Irish Independent
Conor Sweeney

Archbishop's praise for anti-SF stance: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

SF not to blame for raid, priest claims: Irish Independent
Owen Conlon

On the ground in Short Strand: (from

A Tale of Two Murders: (from the Village)
Suzanne Breen

The Butcher of Derry: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

Brother rejects killer's denial: (from the Irish News)
Roddy McGregor

Cynical manipulation puts Sinn Fein ahead: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

So what does unionism make of it all?: Daily Ireland
Mark Langhammer

Revved up republicans in good health and heart: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Embers of our ancient conflict dying: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Anti-republican hysteria could backfire: Daily Ireland
Damien Kiberd

Sinn Fein fails to regain credibility: Belfast Telegraph

McCartney sisters will join Bush in celebration: The Times
David Sharrock and Tim Reid

Politicos of IRA snubbed in U.S.: Washington Times
Anthony Healy

Congress, Like Bush, Avoids Gerry Adams: San Francisco Chronicle (Mar 7)
Devlin Barrett

Beware the shamrock shindig: Daily Ireland

SF storms PSNI rights report launch in protest: Irish Examiner
Ian Graham

PSNI top human rights league: UTV Internet

£30m for unsolved murders review: BBC

SF 'ready to talk' on policing: Daily Ireland

PSNI accused of recruitment inaccuracies: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Hutton

Loyalist Gang Beats Up A Boy Aged 16: The News Letter
Elinor Glynn

Order's 100-Year Link With UUP Set To End: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

SDLP to uncover cost of parade: (from, Mar 4)
Áine McEntee

15-year fight for truth about collusion victim: Daily Ireland

Stipe's special night for CAJ members: Sunday Life (Mar 6)
John Mcgurk

Ask the socially conscious - who's calling the Shots?: Sunday Independent (Mar 6)
Eddie Naughton

MP attacks Catholic ban on monarch: The Guardian
Stephen Bates

Monday, March 7

Stand up and own up, Adams tells killers: The Times
David Sharrock

Adams says McCartney killers must be brought to justice: The Irish Times
Mark Brennock and Conor O'Clery

Gerry Adams - 'It wasn't an IRA attack, it wasn't a Republican plan - it was stupidity fuelled by alcohol': The Independent
David McKittrick

Adams' speech 'will not resolve crisis': Irish Examiner
Harry McGee

McCartney haunts Sinn Féin conference: The Guardian
Angelique Chrisafis

Vote for Paula, says Paisley man: Sunday Life (Mar 6)
Stephen Breen

McCartney sisters deny sending 'mixed signals': Irish Examiner
Sean Hogan

Suspensions are a cynical move Durkan: (from the Irish News, Mar 5)
Roddy McGregor and Graeme Neill

Political coups aside, McCartney's shadow looms large: Irish Examiner
Paul O'Brien

Fallout from brutal backstreet killing shows leader that all politics is local: Irish Independent

IRA claims 'will not hit SF vote': BBC

Delegates urged 'to keep them guessing': Irish Independent
Ben Quinn

A Killing in Belfast Is Turning Backers Against a Defiant I.R.A.: New York Times
Lizette Alvarez

Adams faces moment of truth: Toronto Globe and Mail
Doug Saunders

Key questions remain for Sinn Fein: BBC
Mark Devenport

Adams hints at compromise in difficult address: Irish Independent

'Smoke and mirrors minister' the star of Sinn Féin's show: Irish Examiner
Fionnán Sheahan

Unpalatable truths amid the rallying cries: Irish Independent

McDowell should learn lessons from history: Sunday Business Post (Mar 6)
Brian Feeney

Sabotaging the Peace-Process: (from the Irish Republican News)
Sean McManus

Overlords will deep freeze 'last colony': (from the Irish News, Mar 5)
James Kelly

Bank robbery and murder stack the cards in favour of Adams: The Scotsman
Duncan Hamilton


Ard fheis rejects policing ban: UTV Internet

McCartney, McCabe families haven't gone away either . . .: Irish Independent

McCabe assurance: Limerick Leader

No contact since June from exiled husband: Irish Independent
Ben Quinn

Garda prepared to testify in Omagh case: Sunday Business Post (Mar 6)
Barry O'Kelly

'Inquiry a farce': Daily Ireland (Mar 5)

Scap file bombshell revealed: Sunday Life (Mar 6)
Greg Harkin

Judge to head inquiry into RUC murders: The Sunday Times (Mar 6)
Enda Leahy

Sunday, March 6

Leader Distances Sinn Fein From Crimes: New York Times
Brian Lavery

Sinn Fein is no place for criminals, Adams tells party: Sunday Herald
Bridget Morris

Adams challenges Paisley: UTV Internet

Trimble rules out SF powersharing: BBC

McCartney sisters get standing ovation from conference of beleagured Sinn Fein: Independent on Sunday
David McKittrick

Sisters close in on IRA Goodfellas: The Sunday Times
Stuart Wavell

Band of sisters confronts IRA's long rule of silence: Boston Globe
Charles M. Sennott

McCartney sister - I would vote for Sinn Féin again: Daily Ireland

Put out in the cold: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Short shrift for the Strand: Sunday Business Post
Anne Cadwallader

Pressure grows on Sinn Fein: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

EU's Bruton slams Adams as Sinn Fein reels: (Mar 4)
Martin Sieff

For Adams, a frosty St. Patrick's Day: Toronto Globe and Mail (Mar 5)
Doug Saunders

On the ropes? Definitely. Beaten? Definitely not...: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Bloodied but unbowed: Sunday Business Post
Pat Leahy

The price of peace: The Observer — Part 2
Andrew Anthony

South's hard cop, soft cop, routine fails to impress: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

SF/IRA 'have besmirched the term republicanism': Sunday Independent
Aengus Fanning

Delegates launch attack on 'minister of injustice': Belfast Telegraph

We've been too soft on Sinn Fein, says prelate: Irish Independent (Mar 4)
David Quinn

This Life - Down hard on doublespeak: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Sinn Fein on the edge of the abyss: The Observer
Henry McDonald

The only just peace will see IRA godfathers behind bars: The Sunday Times
Alan Ruddock

The IRA is frightened of women: Sunday Telegraph
Kevin Myers

Frayed nerves in Belfast: Chicago Tribune (Mar 4)

Time is running out for Sinn Fein: Sunday Independent

SF holds its support but public is uneasy: Sunday Business Post
Pat Leahy

When you cut through the lies, it's a vote for murder or for law and order: Sunday Independent
Brendan O'Connor

Real strength lies in core support: Daily Ireland

Lee Clegg faces court martial: UTV Internet

Straight talking from Bertie: Limerick Leader
Norma Prendeville

The debt the Irish Republic owes to Ann McCabe: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Author defends his account of Hunger Strike deal: Daily Ireland
Richard O'Rawe

Still resilient - the party of Carson 100 years on: Belfast Telegraph (Mar 4)
Steven King

Celebrating The True Spirit Of Unionism: The News Letter

Learning the lessons of the last century: Belfast Telegraph

'Boycotted' Morrison Play Opens In London: The Sunday Times

Saturday, March 5

Sinn Féin leaders under attack over murder: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

IRA faces revolt as families join campaign: The Guardian
Angelique Chrisafis

McGuinness admits IRA members' role in murder: Irish Examiner
Harry McGee

SF opponents 'exploiting murder': BBC

Sinn Féin Ard Fheis passes emergency motion: RTE

The wall of silence: Irish Independent
Tom Brady and Aideen Sheehan

McCartney family gives guarded welcome to SF suspensions: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

McCartney murder - Conflicting versions of fatal night: The Independent
David McKittrick

Ahern tones it down during London talk: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

Two-thirds of voters believe Sinn Féin must split from IRA: The Irish Times
Mark Brennock

Splitting Sinn Fein from the renegades: Irish Independent
Senan Molony

Remember the peace process?: (from

Tide still running against Sinn Fein over criminality: Irish Independent

Bite my bullet: The Guardian
Charles Moore and Danny Morrison

Bush move against terrorists worldwide leaves Bertie in no doubt about need to take tough line: Irish Independent
Conor Cruise O'Brien


White House snubs N. Ireland parties over stalled peace: Boston Globe
Susan Milligan

Further US blow to Ulster politicians: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Provos 'Bullied' Us Through Trial: Derry Journal

Knife killer denies IRA role: BBC

Policing hopes - just a shot in the dark?: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Sinn Fein on horns of policing dilemma: BBC
Mark Devenport

SF welcomes demolition of holding centre: Belfast Telegraph
Andrea Clements

Hunger strikers' lives not sacrificed family: (from the Irish News, Mar 2)
Barry McCaffrey

McFarlane denies Hunger Strike deal was struck: (from

Unburdening long-held sense of guilt: (from the Irish News)
Steven McCaffery

Hunger strikers wanted more than vague promises: (from the Irish Times)
Danny Morrison

A Blanketman Still Fighting To Be Heard: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

Sectarian Fears Over St Pat's Parade: The News Letter
Ian Starrett

Friday, March 4

Ahern hopeful 'logic will prevail' in SF over Provos: Irish Independent
Bernard Purcell and Gene McKenna

Ahern pins hopes on end of the IRA: The Herald
Michael Settle

What is Taoiseach doing on sanctions?: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Irish govt to meet Sinn Fein: UTV Internet

IRA never intended to melt away: McDowell: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Prepare for direct rule for long time to come, warns Shadow Secretary of State: Impartial Reporter

Sinn Fein suspends seven over killing: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Adams hands names of seven murder suspects to the police: The Times
David Sharrock

Killer yet to come forward - Adams: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Republican denies ordering pub killing: The Guardian
Angelique Chrisafis

Robert McCartney killing - Top republican speaks for first time: Daily Ireland

'Tell the courts, not the papers': Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Murder shadow over SF conference: BBC

Provisionals buckle under people power: The Times
David Sharrock

The Irish public shrugs off Sinn Féin's sins: The Guardian
William Hederman

Poll shows a further drop in support for Sinn Féin: The Irish Times
Mark Brennock

Peace process reeling into realm of stale Irish jokes: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Murder used as a political football: Daily Ireland
Jude Collins

They got Iraq wrong, so why are they right now?: (from

Finding an answer to the question on everyone's lips: (from the Irish News)
Denis Bradley

Full and frank disclosure must be next step: Daily Ireland

Democracy must prevail in the end: Belfast Telegraph

Standing Up To Bully-Boy Methods Of Intimidation: The News Letter

Family calls on IRA to admit link: BBC

Bereaved father gets charge hope: Daily Ireland

Call for evidence sparks Paisley outburst: Irish World
Tom Griffin

Colombia 3 Traced: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Pearson To Be Pressed Over Reservist Issue: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Security force probes 'must be improved': Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

UUP Stung By Attack On Web Forum Remark: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Unionists divided further as Westminster campaign begins: Impartial Reporter

Monsignor Faul regrets his 'late intervention': (from the Irish News, Mar 1)
Catherine Morrison

'Adams sacrificed' Maze hunger strikers: The Guardian
Angelique Chrisafis

Hunger strikers' deaths must be fully explained, says author: (from the Irish News)

Thursday, March 3

Sinn Féin's political isolation continues in Government attack: Irish Examiner
Harry McGee

Ahern is 'certain' Cork cash was from bank raid: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

PMs to discuss political process: BBC

Adams in warning to McCartney killer: RTE

SF not doing enough to bring in McCartney killers, says Murphy: Irish Examiner
Mary Dundon

Dáil backs FG motion on McCartney murder: RTE

MEPs to debate Sinn Fein links to IRA: Irish Independent
Conor Sweeney

Short strand residents sick of Sinn Fein spin: Belfast Telegraph
Andrea Clements

Police Ombudsman offers to aid McCartney probe: UTV Internet

Only PSNI can instigate trial, warns legal expert: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

McGuinness backs out of U.S. tour: Irish Echo
Susan Garraty

North parties omitted from US guest list: RTE

U.S. group tells Irish officials of North concerns: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

'Once women sanction revolution, there's no stopping it': The Guardian
Clare Longrigg

Sinn Fein feels the heat: Irish Echo
Paul Colgan

SF-bashing back with a vengeance: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Criminality links - SF must fully remove itself from IRA: Irish Examiner

Sinn Fein fail test at city hall: Belfast Telegraph

Father of loyalists' victim to meet Durkan: Daily Ireland

Provos are shielding my son's killer, claims mother: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Hutton

Widow condemns IRA killers' prison comforts: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Questions over McCabe killers jail complex: UTV Internet

British Government urged to speed up security force killings probes: UTV Internet

Date set for Rosemary Nelson inquiry: The Guardian
Angelique Chrisafis

Orde reveals SF do talk with PSNI: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

NI justice set to go 'part-time': BBC

SF criticises proposals as 'divisive': (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Dealing with the past . . . and looking to the future: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

Move To Heal Ulster's Hurt Is Overdue But Welcome: The News Letter

Was my father's death PR exercise?: (from the Irish News, Mar 1)
Seamus McKinney and Catherine Morrison

Hunger strikers story brought to book: Daily Ireland
Danny Morrison

Blair apology smacks of political gain: The Herald
Eamonn O'Neill

Orangeman Calls For Protest: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Wednesday, March 2

McGuinness says Ahern lashing SF for party reasons: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

Sinn Fein is above law, say unionists: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

PSNI questions man over McCartney murder: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty and Michael O'Regan

Man released in pub death probe as Provos feel pressure: Irish Independent
Louise McCall and Tom Brady

McCartney killing suspects 'go missing': UTV Internet

IRA reject had been previously expelled: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna & Geraldine Collins

SF reject McCartney police motion: BBC

Orde condemns IRA 'grip of fear': RTE

'We did not plan to damage the IRA - the killers did that': The Times
David Sharrock

Time to give up the super hero schtick: (from the Irish News)
Breidge Gadd

The women who changed the course of Irish history: The Independent
David McKittrick

Money 'linked to Northern raid': BBC

Too weak to succeed but too strong to defeat: The Guardian (Mar 1)
Martin Kettle

The Madness of Belfast: Der Spiegel (Feb 28)
Matthias Matussek

Sisters told to get their US visas: Irish Independent
Susan Garraty

Patrick's Day invites - White House ban puts heat on SF: Irish Examiner

IRA killers lay down law in jail: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Jail veto: Irish Independent

Anger at Patten degree: UTV Internet

Republican ex-POWs mark start of hunger strike: Daily Ireland

Allegations of a rejected deal spark fury among republicans: (from the Irish News)
Catherine Morrison

Commissioner to help victims of Troubles: UTV Internet

Why not justice for all victims?: Daily Ireland
Patricia McKenna

We are asked to forget too much: (from the Irish News)
Tom Kelly

Stand up for real justice: Daily Ireland

Present-Day Hatred Fuels The Pain Of Ulster's Past: The News Letter

Cork rector relieved Orangemen won't march: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

CRJ Boycott Restorative Justice Conference: Derry Journal

Solicitor's murderer expects freedom by May: UTV Internet

MI5 on the job: Sunday Life (Feb 27)

Ulster says yes to TG4: Irish Independent
Brian Dowling

It's time to stop speaking through our Erse: Sunday Independent (Feb 27)
Will Hanafin

Violent Thugs Marred Night Of Sporting Togetherness: The News Letter (Feb24)

Scots hit back at BBC's football bigotry report: Scotland on Sunday (Feb 27)
Kate Foster

Tuesday, March 1

Ahern, Blair meet to discuss heist fallout as SF faces new hit: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna & Conor Sweeney

Ahern encouraged by Paisley comments: Irish Examiner
Harry McGee

Murder changed the north says SDLP: (from the Irish News)
Graeme Neill

Ahern demands help of Provos: Irish Examiner
Harry McGee

The five sisters taking on the IRA: The Times
David Sharrock

McCartney murder campaign goes to US: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Released man not one of IRA expellees: (from the Irish News)
Graeme Neill

Flynn and Cunningham met Bulgarian lawyer: Irish Examiner
Caroline O'Doherty and Noel Baker

Sinn Fein economics for the provo riche: Sunday Business Post (Feb 27)
David McWilliams

Sanctions will backfire for government at election time - Gildernew: Impartial Reporter (Feb24)

The Saturday Interview - Ian Paisley Jnr: Daily Ireland (Feb 26)

Upheaval for SF on the rocky road: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Crisis for Sinn Fein will not go away, you know: Irish Independent

The penny's dropping: Belfast Telegraph
Robert McCartney

The murder that has put the wind up Sinn Fein: Daily Telegraph
Paul Bew

Sinn Fein support hinges on question of patronage: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Plants, propaganda and a pitiful per cent: (from, Feb 24)


  • Standing Up To Gangsters Benefits All Decent Folk: The News Letter
  • IRA can't just wash its hands: Daily Ireland
  • Sinn Fein should heed the people: Belfast Telegraph
  • Aiding police is a civic duty: (from the Irish News)
  • PSNI alleged to have escorted banned loyalist parade: Daily Ireland

    Don't Rush On Reserves: The News Letter
    Gemma Murray

    Oversight Commissioner term extended: UTV Internet

    Gregg had assassination fears in run-up to killing: Irish Examiner
    Gary Kelly

    Row continues over hunger strike claims: UTV Internet

    Republicans reject invite: Belfast Telegraph
    Deborah McAleese

    'Unity inevitable' Benn: Daily Ireland

    McBride's mother poses question: UTV Internet

    The enemy within: The Independent
    Danny Morrison

    Gulags to GAA: Daily Ireland (Feb24)


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