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Thursday, March 15

We are just days away from a deal, insists Ahern: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Adams positive after Blair meeting: UTV Internet

Adams optimistic of deal before deadline:
Eoin Burke-Kennedy

Paisley sets out his case: The News Letter

Paisley silenced after Commons blast: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Hookham and Noel McAdam

Mood in Stormont relaxed while pace quickens towards deadline: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Row grows after Mandelson's talks comment tapes released: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Ten turbulent years in the hot seat of Ulster politics: The Guardian
Nicholas Watt, Patrick Wintour and Owen Bowcott

Why it's going to take two to tango: Belfast Telegraph
Pete Shirlow

Results reveal more than obvious conclusion: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

The march to normality must be measured: The News Letter

Paisley and Blair are book buddies: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Paisleyites & Peelers: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

Barriers crumble between SF and PSNI: Belfast Telegraph

Republican gang on the rampage: The News Letter

Priest appeals for calm amid fear of reprisals: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

South of the border, Adams loses his way: Sunday Tribune (Mar 11)
Terry Prone

The collusion that hides the truth: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

New MI5 chief was my secret handler, says top Provo spy: Sunday Independent (Mar 11)
Alan Murray

Greysteel murderer Knight was not an MI5 agent: UPRG: Belfast Telegraph
Sarah Brett

Terror of Shoukri witnesses: Sunday Life (Mar 11)
Ciaran McGuigan

Republic's PM tells why he still wants a united Ireland: The Guardian
Nicholas Watt, Owen Bowcott and Patrick Wintour

House of Lords to give ruling on inquiry: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Chef gets four years for IRA membership: Irish Examiner
Caroline O’Doherty

Minister strangles Irish act, Gaeilgeorí dream on: (from the Irish News)
Robert McMillen

Perspective needed in Irish debate: The News Letter

Flanagan must go – for all our sakes: Irish Democrat (Mar 13)
David Granville

Historians unearth Obama's Irish roots: The Times (Mar 14)
David Sharrock

Wednesday, March 14

Paisley gives strong hint of deal with SF: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Blair's secret weapon in Paisley talks – religion: The Guardian
Nicholas Watt, Owen Bowcott and Patrick Wintour

Water charges deal may be offered to get Assembly going: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Dispute over deadline: The News Letter

Deadline to pick ministers dropped: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Paisley and Adams meeting Blair: BBC

Irish minister's comments 'unhelpful': The News Letter

Mandelson denies criticising Blair over peace process: Belfast Telegraph

Carrots and capitulation – Mandelson on Blair: The Guardian

New assembly off to smooth start: BBC
Mark Devenport

Poll fall-out as deal edges closer: Belfast Telegraph
Maurice Hayes

IMC report puts pressure on Paisley: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

'We had no file on him but it was clear he was up for the business': The Guardian
Nicholas Watt and Owen Bowcott

'He became focused on Republican difficulties and how to help them': The Guardian
Nicholas Watt

'I wouldn't have taken his word for anything': The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

Tony Blair and the rocky road to peace: The Independent
David McKittrick

Not an inch, but a maybe a centimetre here and there: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White


SDLP not in meltdown – insists Durkan: Derry Journal

Sinn Féin raises €468,000 from US-based donors over a year: Irish Examiner
Paul O'Brien

Irish language plans are unveiled: BBC

DUP in vow to fight new law on Irish language: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Govt receives 1974 bombs report:

Report on 1974 attacks to be aired next week: Irish Independent
Senan Molony

Bombings report to be published after Ahern's US visit: Irish Examiner
Harry McGee

Dissidents linked to Belfast murders: UTV Internet

Just like the bad old days: The News Letter

Children arrested over violence: BBC

The Victims – The suffering continues: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Omagh victim's mum welcomes ad campaign: Derry Journal

Ahern in US at start of four-day visit:

Tuesday, March 13

We'll hold fast on North deadline, says Dermot Ahern: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

No backsliding on devolution deadline,insists Blair: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

Dissident groups remain threat – IMC:

Hain for talks with DUP on devolution:

Army's moves 'ahead of schedule': BBC

More cash on offer cash for NI agreement:

Blair guilty of capitulating to Sinn Féin – Mandelson: The Guardian
Nicholas Watt, Patrick Wintour and Owen Bowcott

Ten years of delicate deals and hard bargaining: The Guardian
Nicholas Watt, Patrick Wintour and Owen Bowcott

No calls for photos at this stage of the game: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

So, Dr No, what exactly were the last 40 years all about?: The Times
Dean Godson

The leaders of one tribe now represent the hopes of another: Irish Examiner
Fergus Finlay

Can the two top parties forge brass into gold?: (from the Irish News)
Tom Kelly

N. Ireland could take a leaf from Scotland: Colombo Daily News

£30,000 for MLAs who lost seats in election: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Election 07 – North Belfast – The more things change, the more they stay the same:
Ciarán Barnes

Burnside slams 'glib' UUP slogan: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Holding the line:

Dissident republicans may be linked to two murders: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Policing Board holds US meetings: BBC

PSNI to set the record straight: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

St Patrick's day snub for RFJ:
Áine McEntee

Spy 'won't testify' in Omagh case: Irish Independent
Ashleigh Wallace

Find the killers: The News Letter

O'Loan's IRA collusion inquiry to investigate three 'British agents': (from the Sunday Times, Mar 11)
Liam Clarke

Bombings commission to hand over report: RTE

Five-year-olds chant dissident slogans as police are pelted with petrol bombs: Belfast Telegraph
Kevin Mullan

Irish proposals will be unveiled: BBC

US envoy represents all that is appalling about Bush era: (from the Irish News, Mar 6)
Susan McKay

Sinn Féin's plea to think again on eve of Iraq war: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott and Nicholas Watt

Monday, March 12

Paisley moves at own pace as Hain holds Northern Ireland talks: The Independent
David McKittrick

Blair to emphasise Assembly deadline to Paisley: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

No 'shadow assembly' warns Hain: BBC

Hain to meet Sinn Féin leaders in Belfast:

Talks countdown to March 26: UTV Internet

UUP and SDLP rule out suggestions of forming opposition: (from the Irish News, Mar 10)
William Scholes

UUP and SDLP become casualties of peace: Sunday Business Post (Mar 11)
Colm Heatley

Hain to meet Minister Ahern today: RTE

Ulster people won't be the only big losers if Assembly isn't restored: Sunday Life (Mar 11)
Ciaran McGuigan

Time 'big two' did business: (from the Irish News, Mar 10)
William Graham

A coalition of nightmares: The Guardian
Peter Preston

Daily battles in a divided assembly: Sunday Business Post (Mar 11)
Brian Feeney

How long will it take DUP to make a final leap of faith?: Irish Independent

Sectarian Battlegrounds: Arab News

And Lo – an ethnic first for Ulster assembly: The Sunday Times (Mar 11)
Liam Clarke

Voters still aren't bored by elections: Sunday Life (Mar 11)
Alan Murray

PSNI get more time to question McGeough: UTV Internet

McCord prepares for Hillary meeting in US: Sunday Life (Mar 11)
Stephen Breen

Adverts urge Republicans to break silence over Omagh bombers: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

An Irish champion of human rights: Boston Globe
Michael Patrick MacDonald

Human bomb among cases in ombudsman's collusion probe: (from the Irish News, Mar 10)
Liz Trainor

Double-agent linked to UVF killer's death: Sunday Life (Mar 11)
Alan Murray

No forensics taken in Hughes murder case: (Mar 8)
Damian McCarney

Kenny opposes early release of McCabe killers: Sunday Independent (Mar 11)
Jody Cocoran

Boom to Bust?: The Blanket (Feb 23)
John Coulter

What's another billion, in SF economics?: Sunday Independent (Mar 11)
Eoin McMahon

€250,000 award for garda in Don Tidey shoot-out: Irish Independent (Mar 9)
Ann O'Loughlin

The Victims – A legacy of suffering: Belfast Telegraph (Mar 8)
Bertha McDougall

Burns on bigotry – We are all fed up talking about it, fed up listening to it, fed up living in it: Sunday Herald
Michael Grant

Two out of three firms oppose independence: Scotland on Sunday (Mar 11)
Eddie Barnes

Sunday, March 11

Paisley puts £1bn tag on power deal: The Observer
Henry McDonald

The government is firm – no more 'summit' talks: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

McGuinness 'optimistic' about deal: UTV Internet

Unionists cast eye on future after win at N. Ireland polls: Boston Globe
Kevin Cullen

A few surprises as the polls are tallied and lines of battle drawn: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon, Linda McKee, Brendan McDaid, Ruari McLearen, Ben Lowrry and Sarah Brett

The winners and losers in the North's 18 constituencies: (from the Sunday Tribune)
Suzanne Breen

Uncertainty lies ahead for Northern ministers: Sunday Business Post
Colm Heatley

The Odd Couple: Scotland on Sunday
Marie MacBain

DUP is locked into power-sharing: Sunday Business Post
Colm Heatley

North moves towards two-party state: (from the Sunday Tribune)
Suzanne Breen

The paradox at the heart of Paisley: BBC
Kevin Connolly

Paisley may play for time but he ultimately wants an agreement: (from the Irish Times, Mar 10)
Frank Millar

DUP chokes on its own history: Sunday Business Post
Tom McGurk

Unionists have the whip hand but could still lose the game: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Northern dinosaurs lack a unique selling point: Sunday Business Post
Vincent Browne

Yes, the dead hand of history was back in town: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Alternative Ulster will have to wait: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Deadline mantra; it's deja vu, all over again: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

This time, it's we who will say 'No surrender': The Observer
Peter Hain

Aesthetically unappealing outcome is still a triumph for Dublin and London: Sunday Independent
Paul Bew

Our future revealed: Derry Journal (Mar 9)

Now it's time to deliver on devolution: Belfast Telegraph

Rest, Do Not Surrender: The Blanket (Mar 3)
Dolours Price

Republicans distance themselves from dissidents' policing advert: (Mar 8)
Damian McCarney

MI5 chief told agents – 'Call me Bob': The Observer
Jamie Doward

PSNI still questioning candidate: BBC

Adams police facing probe: (from the News of the World)
Martin Breen

Historic deaths team probe Derry shooting: Derry Journal (Mar 9)

Sinn Féin aims for Dublin mayor: (Mar 9)

RTE offer to Gerry Adams sparks fury: Sunday Independent

Artist's own Troubles with special memorial: Belfast Telegraph (Mar 8)
Matthew McCreary

Saturday, March 10

IMC report focuses on army scaledown: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Hard-Line Parties Gain in Northern Ireland Vote: New York Times
Eamon Quinn

'Historic' chance for Ulster: Daily Telegraph
Tom Peterkin

North has just weeks to opt for devolution or dissolution: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Paisley offered power sharing 'bribe': Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

DUP a 'devolutionist' party, insists Foster: Irish Independent

McGuinness declares election 'historic' for his party: UTV Internet

We're on course: The News Letter

There are no more excuses, says Adams: Irish Examiner
Dan McGinn

One-man band McCartney is out of tune this time: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham and Eugene Moloney

Surprise at scale of UUP decline: (from the Irish News)
Bimpe Fatogun

A tale of two polls: BBC
Kevin Connolly

Moderates go south in Assembly elections: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

What now for Sir Reg and his party?: The News Letter

Paisley holds key to Blair's final legacy: Irish Independent

Will Paisley be First Minister?: The Herald
Douglas Fraser

Unionist outsider holds answer to the Irish Question: The Times
David Sharrock

Good Friday deal 'turned up trumps': Irish Independent
Senan Molony

An election victory for bread-and-butter issues: The Herald
Ian Bell

Could we bridge the great divide?: Irish Examiner
Harry McGee

SF see off a motley crew – it's over to you now Ian: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

This is no time to be hasty, Mr Hain, as Sinn Fein is still prevaricating: Irish Independent


Claims security forces shielded informants in IRA to be investigated: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

The Curse of the Caudillo Complex: The Blanket (Mar 1)
Mick Hall

Woman ends hunger strike over link to £26m bank robbery: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Parents of Gaelscoil children 'are snobs': Irish Independent
John Walshe

Friday, March 9

Hain – Take power or shut up shop: CNN

Ahern and Blair to meet tomorrow:

N. Ireland takes a step toward power-sharing deal: Los Angeles Times (Mar 8)
William Graham

Sinn Fein and DUP are winners in Ulster vote: The Independent
David McKittrick

DUP and SF gain seats in Assembly elections: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Ulster says Yes – but Paisley digs in on deal: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna and Dominic Cunningham

Paisley steers clear of McGuinness:

SF set to achieve coup with 'famous 5;: Irish Independent

No seats for UKU leader McCartney: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

PUP set to hold on to sole seat: Irish Independent

Ex-DUP man fails in Stormont bid: BBC

Lo set to become first Chinese MLA: RTE

SF make inroads into unionist strongholds: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

From sectarian to pocketbook: Chicago Tribune (Mar 7)
Tom Hundley

Battle within unionism – DUP gains at the expense of Ulster Unionists: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Battle for the green vote – Sinn Fein just keep on climbing: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Sectarianism drowns in sewers outrage: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

Old Thunderer once more rains on parade at the 11th hour: Irish Independent
Alan Murray

Paisley has backed a sure thing: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Big man offers up hymns as DUP pulls off miracle: Irish Independent
Senan Molony

Still waiting for the Great Leap forward: Belfast Telegraph (Mar 6)
Barry White

Sinn Fein, policing and Paisley in Northern Ireland: San Francisco Chronicle (Mar 7)
Thomas William Heyck

A vote for progress: Irish Independent

UUP reject rumours of defections: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Candidate held over 1981 attack:

Only the Beginning: The Blanket (Mar 4)
Mick Hall

A dissenting voice in the papers:

Decision expected on Orange parade: The News Letter

IRA 'collusion' inquiry launched: BBC

Paramilitaries 'must disband': Irish Independent

Thugs planning violent rematch: Belfast Telegraph

Thursday, March 8

At the Polls, Northern Ireland Tries to Resurrect Self-Rule: New York Times
Sarah Lyall & Eamon Quinn

Pressure mounts on Paisley to cut deal on Executive: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

Stormont election count to begin: BBC

Low turnout fear in North's day of reckoning: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Above-average turnout reported in Assembly elections:

N Ireland poll raises power-sharing hopes: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

No surrender on water rates: Daily Telegraph
Tom Peterkin

Leonard not deterred by bullet in post: Belfast Telegraph
Lisa Smyth

Bookies spice up battle for seats: Newry Democrat

As Northern Ireland goes to the polls, exhibition chronicles its troubled past: The Independent
David McKittrick

Little sense of occasion as they amble to the polls: Irish Independent
Eugene Moloney

Have your say on the future: The News Letter (Mar 7)
Gavan Robinson

St Bore's Day: The Blanket (Mar 6)
Anthony McIntyre

Brown doesn't give tuppence about this place: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Apprentice Boys HQ targeted by petrol bombers: The News Letter

Stakeknife quizzed on shootings: (from the News of the World, Mar 4)
Martin Breen

Ex-judge furious at man's arrest: BBC

Durkan backs £13m compo dispute man: Sunday Life (Mar 4)
Ciaran McGuigan

McCabe killers have 'entitlement to remission':

FG 'amazed that Taoiseach defending McCabe killer's early release': Irish Examiner
Paul O'Brien

Concern in Donegal over huge influx of residents from north: (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

Men admit assault on 'peacemaker': BBC

Archbishop laments the gulf between two churches: Irish Independent
John Cooney

McCain is well along the road to his Irish Damascus: (from the Irish News)
Ray O'Hanlon

Wednesday, March 7

Bertie and Blair to take stock at EU summit: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

Powersharing is inevitable, says Mitchell:

Fresh talks to follow Ulster election battle: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Day of destiny in polls for Stormont: The Herald
Catherine MacLeod

Polls apart as 'bizarre' vote looms: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Paisley fights for last chance of power: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

Adams berated by hard liners on eve of poll: Daily Telegraph
Tom Peterkin

330 ex-POWs enter fray: Derry Journal

Bullet sent to SF candidate's home: UTV Internet

Ulster's political future hangs in the balance, but will Corrie and footie keep the voters at home?: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Sinn Fein lays on taxis between pubs and polls for Celtic fans: The Scotsman

Passing transfer test – how to make sure that your vote really counts: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

News Letter puts Paisley to the test: The News Letter

Super Six Dictators: The Blanket (Feb 23)
John Coulter

Billy Kennedy's election predictions continue...: The News Letter
Billy Kennedy

The Big Question – Why is Northern Ireland voting, and does the outcome matter?: The Independent
David McKittrick

Money talks as parties set to cash in on history and some rich pickings: Irish Independent
John Cooney

Election Guarantees Nothing: The Blanket (Mar 2)
David Adams

Ulster decides, but what will be real result?: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

Paisley has power to dash hopes of election progress: The Independent
David McKittrick

Coulter's Pre-Election Report: The Blanket (Mar 6)
John Coulter


Ahern hails Anglo-Irish relations: UTV Internet

A united Ireland is being created, not by arms but by the lure of cash: The Guardian
Jonathan Freedland

Army to pull out of south Armagh: UTV Internet

71% of PSNI are ex-RUC officers: The News Letter
Johnny Caldwell

1,200 leave PSNI in 3 years: (from the Irish News)
Claire Simpson

21 days to oppose McCabe killers' legal challenge: Irish Independent
Ann O'Loughlin and Barry Duggan

McCabe family has 'no interest' in killer's release: Irish Examiner
Jimmy Woulfe

McEntee Commission finishes collusion report: RTE

Tuesday, March 6

Govern or we will go it alone, Ahern warns Northern parties: Irish Independent
Lorna Reid

Adams seeks SF power-sharing role on both sides of border: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Paisley's plans for becoming First Minister: Daily Telegraph
Tom Peterkin

Unionists argue on Stormont posts: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Sinn Fein fears vote slump over key Celtic match: Irish Independent
Michael Brennan

News Letter puts Empey to the test: The News Letter

Delivering devolution and making it work: (from the Irish News, Mar 3)
Reg Empey

Let's get it right for the sake of all our futures: (from the Irish News, Mar 3)
Ian Paisley

The election in which Sinn Féin cannot lose: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Limited options for voters facing antagonism: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Billy Kennedy's election predictions start today: The News Letter
Billy Kennedy

Parties plan peace dividend talks with Brown: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Orange Order sets out action plan to aid Protestants: The News Letter
Simon Hunter

Hain visits Orange Order offices: BBC

Ex-RUC chief demands Durkan apology:

Government faces McCabe killer crisis on eve of election: Irish Examiner
Paul O'Brien

Official warning: Sunday Life (Mar 4)
Joe Oliver

Boyce supports Cliftonville bans: BBC

Community football match turns into riot: Belfast Telegraph
Brendan McDaid

Lib-Dems to adopt Paisley supporter: Liverpool Daily Post (Mar 5)
Sam Lister

Demand soars for all-Irish schools: Sunday Independent
Niamh Horan

A United Kingdom? Maybe: New York Times
Nicholas Wade

Monday, March 5

UK-Irish meeting to discuss financial package for North: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

Hain issues Stormont warning: UTV Internet

From murder rates to water rates, the big vote for peace: The Times
David Sharrock

Ex-IRA prisoners urge vote against SF:

Ahern tops popularity poll ahead of Ulster's leaders: Belfast Telegraph (Mar 2)
Chris Thornton

Fewer women standing for election: BBC

Monolith's move will be of Biblical proportions: Sunday Life (Mar 4)
Alan Murray

'Determined' – Durkan: (Mar 2)
Áine McEntee

SDLP cannot out-green Sinn Féin: (from the News Letter, Mar 3)
Malachi O'Doherty

The election is about your hopes: (from the Irish News, Mar 3)
Mark Durkan

Unprecedented opportunity for radical change: (from the Irish News, Mar 3)
Gerry Adams

What if they had an election and then nobody turned up?: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

Miracle needed to solve our political conundrum: (from the Irish News, Mar 3)
James Kelly

Butter not Guns: The Times

Sinn Féin Árd Fheis – Power-sharing the name of the game: Irish Examiner

Power-hungry Sinn Fein loyalists feel the pain of their cross-border electoral gain: Irish Independent

No support for FF without concessions, says Adams: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

SF ready to cut a deal with anyone but the PDs: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

True republicanism is secular, while respecting religions: Sunday Independent (Mar 4)
Emer O'Kelly

'Sensitive' bank raid documents withheld: Sunday Life (Mar 4)
Alan Murray

Unionist reticent on Ibrox takeover: The Herald
Richard Winton

Not the Times I see, Madam: Sunday Independent (Mar 4)
Ruth Dudley Edwards

A widow still remembers dark day that they shot her husband: Impartial Reporter

Hain challenges judge's ruling on Victims' appointment: Belfast Telegraph (Mar 2)
Chris Thornton

Suspects Identified In Dublin Riots: Irish Voice/
Frank Shouldice

Sunday, March 4

Call for east-west 'step change': Belfast Telegraph (Mar 2)

DUP scared that agreement may work, says McGuinness: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

People demand devolution – Adams: BBC

Paisley takes first tentative step towards power-sharing: Sunday Business Post
Brian Feeney

The Big Man of Ulster politics holds all the aces: Belfast Telegraph (Mar 2)
Lesley-Anne Henry

Paisley meets his public and awaits destiny: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Ahead of N. Ireland vote, a sense of quiet takes hold: Boston Globe
Kevin Cullen

O'Hara in call for removal of MI5: Belfast Telegraph (Mar 2)

Taking on President Adams: (from the Sunday Tribune)
Suzanne Breen

Bread and butter on the North's doorsteps: Sunday Business Post
Colm Heatley

The Shinners, Sharon and the unrepentant republican: (from the Sunday Tribune)
Suzanne Breen

The campaign that never was: BBC
Mark Devenport

Red tape may top poll: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Our poll is a reality check for all parties: Belfast Telegraph (Mar 2)

Adams in call over police: UTV Internet

Adams accuses Government of opting out and being silent: Sunday Independent
Josephy O'Malley

SF's advance falters in south: Sunday Business Post
Pat Leahy

Bertie, a man for all parties – well, except Sinn Fein: Sunday Independent
Joseph O'Malley

'Plastic' police will not be able to detain: Belfast Telegraph (Mar 2)
Mark Hookham

Cross-border crime targeted: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Assets Recovery team to retain distinct identity: Belfast Telegraph (Mar 2)
Chris Thornton

From the gun to the school run – the new Belfast: Independent on Sunday
David McKittrick

Unionists plan Love Ulster II after Croke Park success: Sunday Independent
Jerome Reilly

Theatre of dreams come true: Sunday Business Post
Tom McGurk

The wall came down with Croke – now let's talk about football: The Observer
Kevin Mitchell

Unionist politician targets Rangers takeover: Scotland on Sunday
Martin Hannan & Terry Murden

Church leaders' joint Old Firm visit: Sunday Herald
Rachelle Money

Saturday, March 3

Government to be 'battle a day': BBC

McGuinness hails era of hope at árd fheis: Irish Examiner
Paul O'Brien

DUP "running scared" of McLaughlin:

Party faithful gearing up for election battles north and south: Irish Independent
Fionnán Sheahan

News Letter puts Adams to the test: The News Letter

Sinn Fein upbeat, confident and 'ready to assume power': Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

UUP man happy with UDA support:
Áine McEntee

Fed-up unionists may back Alliance – survey: (from the Irish News)

Irish politics on northern campaign: UTV Internet

Independents and small groups try to make waves: (from the Irish News)
Suzanne McGonagle

Planned Islam ban signals new Dutch intolerance: Irish Independent
Conor Cruise O'Brien

Greens cash in on SF's decline: Irish Examiner
Harry McGee

Voters are political cowards:
Martin Morgan

Only one way to get a result: Ulster Herald

Police collusion report 'stands': BBC

'Arrest Haddock' murder victim's brother tells HET:
Ciarán Barnes

Fullerton's daughter in TV speech: Derry Journal

Bill of rights seminars were hosted in Cookstown and Derry: Ulster Herald

Hunger striker 'would stop' if call to clear name heeded: Irish Examiner
Caroline O'Doherty

Catholic schools 'help build peace': (from the Irish News)
William Scholes

O'Toole emphasises need for policing changes: RTE

Brief analysis of the peace process in Northern Ireland – Lessons for Sri Lanka:
S. Narapalasingam

Friday, March 2

Doubts over Paisley and McGuinness double act: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

IMC report delivered to governments:

SF and govt welcome DUP announcement: UTV Internet

Sinn Fein 'is ready for power' in North and South: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

Will there be a working Assembly at the end of it all?: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

DUP councillor resigns, says more will follow: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Councillor in policing protest: Impartial Reporter

Resignation 'hugely significant' says independent republican: UTV Internet

DUP aiming to control finance department: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

What do we want? Justice. When do we want it? Er, we'll get back to you: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Manifesto launch for 'new Dawn': BBC

Sinn Fein out in front in the West...: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria O'Hara

Stormont boycott candidate in call for new Ireland: Belfast Telegraph

NI's well-rehearsed election: BBC (Feb 28)
Kevin Connolly

Law and order debate will make for rough ride: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Good election for SF will spur party activists: (from the Irish News)
Jim Gibney

Gambles seem to have paid off for Paisley and Adams: Belfast Telegraph

Critics 'trashing RUC reputation': BBC

Families unite to solve murders: (Feb 23)
Áine McEntee

Evidence may see Haddock in court: (from the Irish News)
Allison Morris

'No regrets' over Paisley quip:

Belfast is now London's Plan B when terror strikes: (from the Irish News)
Newton Emerson

Spain learns the lessons of Ulster: The Independent

Why breaking up could be the making of us: The Herald (Jan 22)
Graham Watson

Thursday, March 1

Paisley casts fresh doubt on devolution deal: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

DUP expected to issue UK govt with conditions: RTE

DUP must accept result – Sinn Fein: BBC

Adams wants northern Celtic Tiger: UTV Internet

Irish cash pledge over devolution: BBC

Alliance highlights desegregation dividend:

Ford predicts – we'll gain seats: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Parties hit by more resignations: BBC

Unionist quits DUP in powersharing row: Irish Examiner

The 76-year-old dissident taking on Sinn Féin: The Guardian
Owen Bowcott

Challenge to SF on police may upset the status quo: (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

Old flashpoint will test the republican mood: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

UK Unionist leader will not quit any seat should he win all six: UTV Internet

Tough talk is losing its edge as Ulster's election trail goes cold: The Times
David Sharrock

Never let facts get in the way of the party line: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Rhodri's Ian Paisley joke gaffe: Western Mail (Feb 28)
Martin Shipton

Loyalist involvement in murder ruled out:

The Victims – What they really think: Belfast Telegraph
Gráinne McCarry

The battle for rights: Irish Democrat (Jan 30)
Deasúin Ó Donghaile

Archbishop defends church-based schools: Irish Independent

Memorial to hunger striker re-dedicated: Newry Democrat

Enact Irish language act: (from the Irish News)

National anthems are nothing to sing about: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

God save the green: Irish Echo

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