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Tuesday, March 31

Dissidents burn hijacked vehicles in Belfast attacks: The Independent
David McKittrick

Dissident republicans suspected of security alerts: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Roads closed in security alerts: BBC

NI politicians 'pass' dissident threat: UTV Internet

British-Irish condemnation of murders: The News Letter

Outrage at Derry republican's remarks over dissident murders: Derry Journal

Rebels without a cause?: (from the Irish Herald)
Jude Collins

Orde's anger at custody protest: (from the Sunday Times, Mar 29)
Liam Clarke

Which side is McWilliams on?: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Orange leader urges cooperation with HET: The News Letter

Consultative Group into the Past to be disbanded: UTV Internet

Bradley, Eames back payment of £12,000 to victims in North: The Irish Times
Renagh Holohan

Victim's brother appeals to McGuinness on Troubles attacks: Derry Journal (Mar 11)

Football violence – Police tried to recruit from Polish support: The News Letter

Why even Grand Slam unity cannot hide Ireland's divide: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Survey results show local attitudes towards Gaelic language: Ballymoney Times

Border an 'open door' for traffickers: Irish Examiner
Stephen Rogers

Commonwealth could heal wounds of divided past: Irish News
Roy Garland

You'll have to join the Brits – Biffo must face facts: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Gordon Brown's assault on the traditions of the monarchy is preposterous: Daily Telegraph (Mar 28)
Andrew Roberts

Catholic tastes: Financial Times (Mar 27)

Will 10% more Protestants lead to less corruption?: The Irish Times
Elaine Byrne

Israeli ambassador dismisses NI comparison: (Mar 12)
Elaine Edwards

Monday, March 30

More arrests expected over Northern killings: Irish Independent

Three arrested in dissident investigation: RTE

Pipe bomb find linked to CIRA, says Garda: The Irish Times
Conor Lally

Mark wasn't protected: Belfast Telegraph
Ciaran McGuigan

'We don't want Patrick's death to reignite conflict': Hornsey & Crouch End (Mar 25)

Robinson 'reassured' after security summit: The News Letter (Mar 28)

Two dead, one in a prison cell: Sunday Tribune (Mar 29)
Suzanne Breen

Can intelligence services be trusted?: (from the Sunday Journal, Mar 29)
Eamonn McCann

Cork case has thrown the spotlight on Sinn Fein: The News Letter (Mar 28)

Stevens set to testify in 'our gravest libel case': Irish News (Mar 28)

MacGiolla joins group to oppose extradition to US: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Morrison favorite for N.I. peace envoy: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Google blot out republican icon: Belfast Media (Mar 25)

Executive must uphold the 'military covenant': The News Letter (Mar 28)

Electoral Office criticised by SF: Irish News (Mar 27)
Marie Louise McCrory & Rebecca Black

Influencing decision makers in the mother of all parliaments: Belfast Media (Mar 27)
Nigel Dodds

Those paying lip service to Union don't speak from the heart: Belfast Telegraph (Mar 10)
Eric Waugh

Queen's chaplain calls for Catholics to make concessions: The Scotsman
Tristan Stewart-Robertson

MP 'is using 16th century propaganda' in throne row: Irish News (Mar 28)
Claire Simpson

Battle royal looms over who can reign: Scotland on Sunday (Mar 29)
Kenny Farquharson

Accession law reform overdue: Irish News (Mar 28)

Petition urges Republic to rejoin Commonwealth: The News Letter (Mar 28)

Ireland out in the cold over Britain's monarchy debate: Irish Independent

The long and winding road that leads to parity: Belfast Media (Mar 12)
Gearóid Ó Cairealláin

Sunday, March 29

Bank cash launderer loses his final gamble: The Sunday Times
John Mooney

Probe finds no evidence Flynn was laundering 'boss': Sunday Independent
Maeve Sheehan & Ralph Riegel

Off-tape admissions told the real story: Irish Examiner (Mar 28)
Liam Heylin

Northern Bank raid cost the IRA its life: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

INLA trial must be relisted: Irish News (Mar 27)

Sir Reg denies he is to contest South Antrim in poll: The News Letter (Mar 27)

Schooling the key to North's future: Irish Voice/
John Spain

Thompson lauds company's MacBride move: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Rich man, poor man, happy man: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

A good start: Irish Echo

Fury over new Scots war artist: The Sunday Times
Stuart MacDonald

Prison officer dies 30 years after IRA attack: Portadown Times
Niall Crozier

Call for Irish and Ulster-Scots on same signs: Ballymoney Times

Embarrassed to hear Ireland's Call: Belfast Media (Mar 27)
Gearóid Ó Cairealláin

Old Firm fans are a blight and bring shame on Scotland: Inverness Courier (Mar 27)

Belfast pub wrecked as violence flares before World Cup qualifier: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Ulster Unionist Burnside stays silent about PR role with banker 'Fred the Shred': The Observer
Henry McDonald

Jim Sturgess takes on role as IRA informer in Fifty Dead Men Walking: The Sunday Times
Jeff Dawson

Why Ireland has nothing to lose in rejoining the Commonwealth: Sunday Independent
John-Paul McCarthy

The Act of Settlement served its purpose: The Independent (Mar 28)
Ben Chu

Saturday, March 28

Republican charged with soldiers' murders: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

DNA in latex glove links Duffy to soldiers' murder, court told: Irish Examiner
Scott Millar and Ian Graham

Duffy to maintain innocence: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria O'Hara

Family stage protest meeting against dissident's detention: Irish News
Rebecca Black

All must respect judge's decision: Irish News

Uproar at republican's remarks over murders: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

DUP pledge after police meeting: BBC

Difference between right and wrong: The News Letter

Businessman found guilty of laundering £3m: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Flynn 'elephant in room' during trial: Irish Examiner
Liam Heylin

Flynn 'surprised' at outcome of trial: The Irish Times

Son confessed to gardaí in February: Irish Examiner
Liam Heylin

Comical echoes of Borat with a sinister twist: The Irish Times
Barry Roche

Officer 'felt guilt' over Hamill: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Royal succession – Tories back end of discrimination: The Independent
Nigel Morris

Anger after government scuppers royal reform bill to end 'prejudice': The Scotsman
Gerri Peev and Craig Brown

Donaldson opposes royal reforms: UTV Internet

Northern Ireland MPs clash over succession law: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

DUP conflict of interest claim over fealty to pope angers SDLP: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Britain may relax royal laws on Catholics, women: The Irish Times
Frank Millar

Ripple effect of monarchy move: BBC
Jim Fitzpatrick

Act of succession: The Times

How to update a feudal institution: The Independent

Anger at British army recruitment drive: Belfast Media
Aisling Ní Chorra

IFA 'utterly condemns' threatening graffiti: Irish News

Poles' plea after Boruc threat: The Scotsman
Ewing Grahame

Robinson gloats over Man Utd – McGuinness: Derry Journal

Friday, March 27

Dissidents defend use of violence: BBC
Mark Devenport

Dissidents are criminals who will not succeed, says Cowen: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

DPP members 'won't be deterred' by dissident threat: Ulster Herald
Mark McKelvey

NIO – Ruling won't deter police: Irish News
Diana Rusk

Former IRA member Colin Duffy charged over murder of Northern Ireland soldiers: Daily Telegraph
Murray Wardrop

Man due in court over Massereene murders: RTE

Man remanded over Carroll killing: BBC

Arrests over soldier killings based solely on intelligence: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey and Rebecca Black

We can't allow a return to violence: The News Letter

DUP angry at suspects' release: Irish News

DUP to meet with chief constable: BBC

Rights commissioner urged to resign: The News Letter

Roads closed due to bomb alerts: BBC

Commissioner's remarks deemed 'offensive': The News Letter

Jailed Real IRA chief loses new battle to overturn conviction: Irish Independent

U.S. neo-Nazis linked to Real IRA: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Sentences for loyalist duo who collected terror details to be re-examined: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Bail refused in UVF murder case: BBC

Hamill witness faces legal action: BBC

Ted Cunningham – Denies money-laundering charges: Irish Examiner
Liam Heylin

Former RUC chief can't explain lack of Wright intelligence files: Belfast Telegraph
Emily Moulton

Derg community disgusted at 'sick sectarian slogans': Ulster Herald
Mark McKelvey

Death threat to Celtic star Boruc before Windsor game: Belfast Telegraph

Iris is almost a martyr to cause of free speech: Irish News
Newton Emerson

'Keep pressure on Libya for compensation': The News Letter

Gordon Brown in talks to end ban on Catholics joining royal family: The Guardian
Nicholas Watt

The Act of Settlement – 300 years of discrimination against Roman Catholics: Daily Telegraph
Martin Beckford

Thursday, March 26

Ex-IRA man Colin Duffy held over soldiers' murder freed and rearrested: The Times
David Sharrock

Duffy rearrested after High Court judge overturns detention ruling: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Dissidents not recruiting young people – McGuinness: Derry Journal

Former SF man denies Carroll murder: UTV Internet

Third man in court over policeman's murder: Belfast Telegraph

Murder accused too young to be held in an adult prison until trial: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Police hunt former IRA prisoner in shots probe: Irish News

Northern Ireland Terrorists Can't Sustain Campaign, Martin Says:
Colm Heatley and Dara Doyle

The terrorist threat summed up: Belfast Telegraph

Rights body chief defends intervention on detainees: Irish News
Allison Morris

Rights body split on detention comments: The News Letter

What about the rights of victims?: The News Letter

Nervous Stability In Northern Ireland: (Mar 25)
Peter Bluff

St Patrick's Day parade was colourful but hardly inclusive: The News Letter

Sectarian clashes 'blocking regeneration': Derry Journal (Mar 20)

Two's company – Obama considering North envoy double-up: Irish Echo
Susan Garraty

Victims body 'mirrors community divisions': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

BBC journalist fiercely defends Omagh bomb phone claims: Belfast Telegraph

Omagh civil action draws to close: UTV Internet

Second man accused of 2005 murder of teenager in Belfast: The Irish Times

Suspended term for sectarian attack: Londonderry Sentinel

Publication of ex-RUC man's evidence blocked: Irish News
Allison Morris

Flanagan denies there was a conspiracy to murder Billy Wright: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Cunningham trial jury set to retire: Irish Examiner
Liam Heylin

High Court to decide on Hamill witness: Belfast Telegraph

Doing the business across the border: Sunday Business Post (Mar 15)

Wednesday, March 25

Dissidents led by tested terrorists, says Taoiseach: Irish Independent
Patricia McDonagh

McGuinness accuses dissidents: Irish News

Dissident threat could cost £76m: BBC

Second man charged with murder of policeman in Northern Ireland:
Henry McDonald

Lad on cop kill rap 'had rifle': The Sun

Campbell criticises rights chief: BBC

Judges rule today on bid to stop detention: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

28-day holding period is the longest in democratic world: Irish News
Bimpe Fatogun

Armed gangs have no part in our future: Belfast Telegraph

DPPs tell of border crime's huge cost: Irish News (Mar 20)
Valerie Robinson

Eames-Bradley proposals criticised by SF president: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

McCrea – Ruane dictatorship could collapse power-sharing: Belfast Telegraph

Attack on Protestant lifestyle: The News Letter

'Money row kept FBI spy from Omagh case': Belfast Telegraph

BBC man to give MPs bomb evidence: BBC

Newstalk satire criticised over IRA sketch: Sunday Tribune (Mar 22)
Ken Sweeney

Man in court accused of murdering Thomas Devlin: Belfast Telegraph

Wall of silence shields murderers of 'good man': Irish News

Man guilty over sectarian attack: BBC

'Bizarre features' in money-laundering case: Irish Examiner
Liam Heylin

Inquiry hears plan to kill Wright: BBC

Young people's troubled mindset needs changing: Irish News
Breidge Gadd

Time to drop 'unpatriotic' tag on trading with North: The Irish Times
Andy Pollak & Michael D'Arcy

Border shopping will end partition!: Irish Voice/
Tim Pat Coogan

Violence and Conor Cruise O'Brien: The Times Literary Supplement (Mar 11)
Richard Bourke

Israel won't meet Adams if he talks to Hamas: Jerusalem Post
Herb Keinon

Tuesday, March 24

Ex-prisoner held over Northern Ireland soldier murders on hunger strike:
Henry McDonald

Duffy joins hunger strike over detention : Irish News
Andrea McKernon

Rights chief visits PSNI station: BBC

Youth charged with murder of policeman Stephen Carroll: Daily Telegraph
Murray Wardrop

Two held over Carroll murder freed: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan & Gerry Moriarty

Challenge to dissident detentions: BBC

Charge or release shootings suspects, says Adams: Belfast Telegraph

'Livid' response to dissident protest: The News Letter

INLA – we have no link to killings: Irish News

British-Irish meeting gets high security: Belfast Telegraph

Dissidents in threat to prison staff: Belfast Telegraph

Dissidents in 'web hacking' row: (from the Sunday Times, Mar 22)
Liam Clarke

Northern Ireland police numbers must stay the same, says Alliance party leader:
Henry McDonald

Loyalists hint at move on weapons: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Orange Hall and GAA club fires probed: Belfast Telegraph

Spate of attacks on Orange Halls: The News Letter

Arrest follows Orange hall attack: BBC

FBI spy 'kept teens like puppies': UTV Internet

FBI's mole in Real IRA 'was dishonest as the day is long': Belfast Telegraph

Maze visitors 'signed as D Duck': BBC

No evidence for Northern Bank accused's cash claim, court told: Belfast Telegraph

Cardinal – Do not glamorise Troubles: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Holylands needs shared future: The News Letter
Henry McDonald

Sectarian graffiti attack on primary: Belfast Media (Mar 20)

Making state sacred denies common humanity: Irish News
Roy Garland

Gay protest at decision not to pursue Iris prosecution: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne Henry

Minister refuses funds for integrated primary school: Irish News (Mar 20)
Simon Doyle

Ingram criticises comments on Northern Ireland peace process: The Herald

The difficult assault on the panthers of identity politics: Daily Star (Lebanon)
Christopher Patten

Monday, March 23

PSNI question 11 as Real IRA tries to cash in online: Belfast Telegraph
Gary Grattan

Irish strengthen security ahead of terrorism talks: Western Mail

'Is Paul Quinn's murder on your conscience?': Sunday Tribune (Mar 22)
Suzanne Breen

Better things to come after a poor first half: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

Face to faith: (Mar 21)
Roy Searle

How MLAs came of age over terror: Belfast Telegraph (Mar 13)
Laurence White

Series of attacks on Orange halls: BBC

Smiles and blarney keep the serious issues at bay: Sunday Tribune (Mar 22)
Marion McKeone

Ambassador really spoiling us: Belfast Media (Mar 20)

Mr Rooney, a few tips to help you settle in: The Irish Times
Ann Marie Hourihane

O'bama earns the apostrophe, but green tie was for Chicago. Full stop: Irish Examiner (Mar 21)
Ryle Dwyer

Raining on the St Patrick's Day parade: (Mar 17)
Niall Stanage

Irish Protestants – St. Patrick's Day admirers from afar: Savannah Morning News (Mar 14)
Dana Clark Felty

Nobel Peace Prize winner's work never done: Tallhassee Democrat (Mar 20)
Doug Blackburn

'It wasn't my choice my dad was in the IRA': Sunday Tribune (Mar 22)
Laura Haydon

Brady backs call for church reflection: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Campbell concerned over Free Derry Corner: Londonderry Sentinel

Belfast's Holy war: Sunday Tribune (Mar 22)
Suzanne Breen

Councillor calls for step up in patrols after outbreak of anti-social behaviour: Belfast Media (Mar 20)

Day of reckoning has arrived for five defendants court told: Irish News (Mar 21)

Border people suffering 'because of geography' – McHugh says: Derry Journal (Mar 20)

Passports present poll problem for Irish expats: Irish News (Mar 20)
William Graham

Papal visit 'unlikely before 2012': Irish Catholic
Michael Kelly

Pope set to visit Omagh?: Ulster Herald
Rosetta Donnelly

'Sectarian fears' over Papal visit: The Sunday Times (Mar 22)
Stuart MacDonald

Sunday, March 22

Ulster deaths 'may speed up devolution': Scotland on Sunday
Michael McHugh

Dissident factions 'have built up massive arsenal': The Sunday Times
John Mooney

Church atrocity gunman at head of terror faction: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Nesbitt at funeral of slain soldier: The News Letter

Questioning extended in NI murder probe: RTE

PSNI supported over detentions: The News Letter

Murder arrest man refusing food: BBC

TUV leader hits out at acclaim for Sinn Fein: The News Letter

Dissidents must be jailed: Belfast Media
Gearóid Ó Cairealláin

A look back at the Troubles: Toronto Star
Brett Popplewell

No difference between murder then and murder now: Belfast Media
Alban Maginness

What Does It Mean To Be Irish?: Newsweek
Colm Tóibín

Obama's St Patrick's Day surprise a welcome boost for all of Ireland: Sunday Independent
Chris Donoghue

From one President to another: Belfast Media

The king of Pittsburgh: The Irish Times (Mar 21)
Denis Staunton

Adams meets Clinton during US visit: Belfast Media

Ireland's pulling power in the USA: Belfast Media
Máirtín Ó Muilleoir

Dissidents claim fourth victim: The News Letter

Teenager badly beaten in sectarian attack is 'too afraid' to go out: Belfast Media

Court told of murder charge in Devlin case: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Campbell denies Long Kesh pressure: Derry Journal (Mar 20)

Local get their say on Eames/Bradley: Belfast Media

Tricolours 'spoil St Pat's carnival': Londonderry Sentinel

St Patrick for all: Ulster Herald

Leaders will be judged on the mundane: BBC
Jim Fitzpatrick

Border area communities tap into EU peace fund: The Sunday Times
Sarah McInerney

Author, author – I share the crab's outrage: The Guardian (Mar 21)
Nick Laird

"From Belfast to Jerusalem – Lessons from Northern Ireland for Israeli-Palestinian Peace": Huffington Post (Mar 20)
James Zogby

Saturday, March 21

Protest over detention of 11 suspects: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Charge or free those held for 7 days says Sinn Fein: Irish News
Diana Rusk

Northern Ireland PC murder suspects 'held longest since Internment': The Times (Mar 19)
David Sharrock

Priest says latest violence is morally and tactically wrong: Irish News
Valerie Robinson

Soldier killed in Northern Ireland ambush 'saved friend before he was shot': Daily Telegraph
Aislinn Simpson

Warning over Ulster police guns: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Concerns over flak jacket shortage: UTV Internet

Sir Hugh may soon quit PSNI for job in Britain: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Behind the shamrocks lies the shame: Northumberland Today (Ontario, Mar 20)

Family claim masked men removed posters: Newry Democrat

Mum slams release of sectarian attack pair: Irish News

Counsel for victims calls 'Omagh bombers' cowards: The Irish Times

Cunningham denies saying he could move £10m or £11m: Irish News
Liam Heylin

Victims' daughter fails in interrogatories case: The Irish Times
Alan Erwin

US to send economic envoy to Ulster: The Herald

Washington's low-key approach: Derry Journal

Sir Teddy, no, but give the man a break: The News Letter (Mar 11)
N R Greer

Google 'reckless' on NI security: BBC

Protective cage removed from Orange building: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Flags 'defacing' town: Newry Democrat

Name change row: Londonderry Sentinel (Mar 19)
Eamon Sweeney

DUP accused of panel 'propaganda': BBC

Mixed marriage more popular than ever: Irish News
Bimpe Fatogun

Outrage as vandals attack memorial to teenager: Newry Democrat (Mar 11)

PSNI will not charge Robinson over homosexuality remarks: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Hunger Strike 'deal' papers published: Irish News
Allison Morris

All-Ireland fantasists are 'living with the fairies' – Harte: Londonderry Sentinel

Shying away from the damage to Irish unity done by the IRA: The Irish Times
Garret Fitzgerald

Time is right for debate on a return to Commonwealth: Irish Independent
Bruce Arnold

Friday, March 20

Maskey opposes detention period: BBC

Concern at length of time youth held: Irish News
Diana Rusk

Dissidents won't unite Ireland 'in a million years' – McGuinness: Derry Journal

Alliance leader to urge greater political unity at conference: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Killers are in a time warp – ex-internee: Irish News

The lurking dissident danger: Irish Voice/
John Spain

Dissident chiefs 'addicted' to criminality: The Irish Times (Mar 12)
Tom Clonan

Remember, the future we see is the future we will get: Sunday Tribune (Mar 15)

Executive row may yet finish in court battle: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Ireland high on agenda of Obama team, says Clinton: The Irish Times
Mary Fitzgerald

Neal, Irish leaders huddle: Springfield Republican
Stephanie Barry

Cead mile failte ready for Obama: Irish News

Ambassador Rooney – When black-and-gold meets the Emerald Isle: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Mar 18)

Thiensville native promotes reconciliation in N. Ireland: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Mar 16)
Megan Hupp

10 questions for Kevin J. Cassidy: Connecticut Post (Mar 15)
John Burgeson

Where is the justice?: (Feb 27)
David Granville

Put victims above political interests – McCord: Belfast Media (Mar 13)

FF's Euro wing is trying to wriggle between a rock and a hard place: Irish Examiner (Mar 18)
Steven King

North shoppers to spend €700m: Irish Independent
Áine Kerr

Ian Paisley launches Northern Ireland Friends of Israel: Jerusalem Post (Mar 18)
Maya Spitzer

Thursday, March 19

Adams stresses dialogue over fighting: Boston Globe
James F. Smith

SDLP express further concern over policing and justice delays: Derry Journal

US Group Criticises Dissidents: Irish News
William Graham

11 held over murder of soldiers and PSNI officer: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Celtic fans accused of pizza box taunts: The News Letter

Real IRA are 'cowards' say family of murdered British soldier: Daily Telegraph
Nick Allen

Killers 'a threat to Irish society': Irish News
Valerie Robinson

How great is terror threat? Hugh knows ...: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

North peace shaken, but not destroyed: The Irish Times
Fionnuala O'Connor

Sinn Fein's actions must speak louder than words: Belfast Telegraph
Eilis O'Hanlon

Northern Ireland terror attacks make for uneasy St. Patrick's Day: (Mar 17)
Grant Lally

Northern Ireland's honeymooners:
Mick Fealty

Why life can defeat death in Northern Ireland: Irish Voice/ (Mar 13)
Tim Pat Coogan

Traitors to the island of Ireland: The Australian
Peter Wilson

Ireland's Blast From the Past:
Harry Browne

Courage and leadership needed now more than ever: Belfast Media (Mar 13)
Fred Cobain

Good Friday Agreement has failed wasteland estates: Irish News
Brian Feeney

Across a divide: Irish Echo

Call to follow England's lead in tackling terrorism: The News Letter

The ex-UVF man Alistair Little: 'I'd have got on a bus and killed everyone': The Times (Mar 18)
David Sharrock

Warmth of welcome pleases Irish contingent: The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

There's always something left for the Emerald Isle: Irish News
Ray O'Hanlon

US support: Belfast Media

Role of the Church: Irish News (Mar 16)
Tom Kelly

Bomb victims' relatives refused inquiry files: The Irish Times

Man remanded on bail over Nairac abduction: The Irish Times

Row over 'Irish' school entrance exams: The News Letter

Catholic ethos in North's schools vital – cardinal: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Rise in NI pupils learning in Irish: UTV Internet (Mar 13)

Beware implications of bullying border controls: The News Letter

British Irish Rights Watch receives European award: Irish News (Mar 14)

Wednesday, March 18

Martin McGuinness distances himself from Gerry Adams by issuing fuller condemnation of N Ireland shootings: Daily Telegraph
Toby Harnden

Obama backs peace in Northern Ireland as Gerry Adams says IRA killings 'should not be exaggerated': Daily Mail
Niall Firth

Policeman murder – Detectives granted extra week to question suspects: Belfast Telegraph

Eirigi slams 'trial by media': Irish News
Allison Morris

Dissidents reject 'traitor' claim: Derry Journal (Mar 13)

McGuinness and Robinson tell Obama that institutions are stronger after killings: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

Amid threats, Northern Ireland clings to peace: Christian Science Monitor
Don Duncan

The Troubles are past but that doesn't keep the fear at bay now: The Observer (Mar 15)
Sean O'Hagan

Unshakeable believers in the power of the bullet: Sunday Tribune (Mar 15)
Suzanne Breen

"To those who did this we would say: get out from about us": Sunday Herald (Mar 15)
Jeremy Hopkin

With no hope of success, the Real IRA will kill just for killing's sake: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

A rational argument for dissident republicans: Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

How those who don't learn from history are doomed to repeat it: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Many unionists still singing from same bitter hymnbook: Irish News
Susan McKay

Northern Ireland – Disgust alone will not stop the killing: Sunday Telegraph (Mar 15)
Jenny McCartney

Collins' shadow falls again across Ireland: Scotland on Sunday (Mar 15)
Kenny Farquharson

Violence places power-sharing under threat: Sunday Tribune (Mar 15)
Suzanne Breen

Take guns out of the hands of evildoers: The News Letter (Mar 12)

IRA Killers are now alone: Daily Mirror (Mar 12)

SF should denounce Paul Quinn's killers – SDLP: Irish News
Margaret Canning

Commission defends Bill of Rights plan: The News Letter

Fury over Omagh terror law repeal: The News Letter

Catholic bar targeted by loyalist pipebombers: Belfast Media (Mar 13)

Obama names ambassador to Ireland: RTE

Rooney's Irish road trip: Pittsburgh Post Gazette
James O'Toole

Solidarity shown in North praised by President: The Irish Times
Mary Fitzgerald

US investment 'could be start of things to come': Derry Journal

US vote of confidence is symbolic not substantive: Irish News
James Stinson

Upbeat Obama tells Cowen – Yes we can: Irish Independent
Lise Hand

Flags row flies on: Derry Journal

Parades focus on values of inclusion: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Patrick had no political baggage: The News Letter

A day for all of us to celebrate: Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday, March 17

Sinn Fein leader calls for dialogue on Ireland's future: Boston Globe
Farah Stockman

Gerry Adams steps up warnings against use of special forces: The Times
Tom Baldwin and David Sharrock

Barack Obama to meet Sinn Fein leaders: Daily Telegraph
Alex Spillius

NI leaders set for Obama meeting: BBC

My former deputy has shown real leadership, says Paisley: Belfast Telegraph

11 people questioned over Northern Ireland murders: Belfast Telegraph

Two guns recovered near murder scene: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Eirigi distances itself from Duffy: Irish News
Allison Morris

Family adamant suspect was not involved in attack: Irish News
Diana Rusk

Clinton condemns 'criminals' who killed British troops and PSNI officer: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

Cardinal condemns rising tide of violence in North: Irish Independent
John Cooney

Plans for military parade in Belfast halted: Belfast Telegraph

After 37 years, Martin McGuinness at last reaches point of no return: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Don't kid yourself...Sinn Fein hasn't changed: The News Letter
Alex Kane

The week the funerals returned: Sunday Tribune
Suzanne Breen

Are there more troubles brewing in Ireland?: New York Daily News (Mar 14)
Brian O'Dwyer

Just shoot the dissident thugs ... and let the SAS move south: (from the Irish Daily Star, Mar 16)
John Coulter

To jaw-jaw is better than to war-war: Irish News
Roy Garland


Defending the indefensible: Irish News (Mar 14)
Newton Emerson

Recent dissident victims 'paid the price for Omagh inquiry failure': Belfast Telegraph
Victoria O'Hara

Committee told of Omagh 'catalogue of failings': The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Mike Backs Angry Victims At Talks: (from the Sunday World, Mar 15)
Peter Kelly

Border checkpoints to return – claims local group: Derry Journal

Victims call for investigation into sentencing of 'list' makers: Irish News
Allison Morris

British government allowed bugging in North, say Lords: Sunday Business Post (Mar 15)
Kieron Wood

Cunningham denies bank chairman coincidence: RTE

Cowen to meet Obama for talks in the White House: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton & Stephen Collins

Brian has a blast selling Ireland Inc and hanging with Barack: Irish Independent
Lise Hand

St Patrick's Day in White House is not mere shamrock diplomacy: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

Rooney could be named envoy to Ireland: Pittsburgh Post Gazette
James O'Toole

Monday, March 16

Police Chief Plays Down I.R.A. Groups in Ulster: New York Times
John F. Burns

Republican killer's son held over murders: The Independent
Kim Sengupta

Nine people held over terrorist murders: Irish Independent
Shane Phelan

Priest condemns rioters after PSNI officers targeted: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Real IRA suspects unmasked: Sunday Life (Mar 15)
Ciaran McGuigan

Fatal lack of intelligence: Sunday Business Post (Mar 15)
Declan Power

Irish bars on IRA alert: Daily Star Sunday (Mar 15)
Andy Lea

McGuinness plays down disturbances: The Irish Times
Denis Staunton

Security beefed up around McGuinness: Sunday Life (Mar 15)
Ivan Little

Together in Big Apple United on States trip: Irish Independent

U.S. dissidents stick to their IRA guns: Irish Voice/

Cowen to discuss developments in North at meeting with Obama: The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

Dublin Comes to D.C.: Washington Post

John O'Dowd – 'There's no way we are going back': Independent on Sunday (Mar 15)
David McKittrick

A dark and evil monster rears its head again: Sunday Life (Mar 15)
Norman Baxter

Killers have united people on both sides of the divide: Sunday Independent (Mar 15)
Maurice Hayes

Political centre holds under pressure: Sunday Business Post (Mar 15)
Pat Leahy

Ireland's Tough Peace: New York Times
David Park

I want a united Ireland, but only through dialogue: Irish Independent
Mary Kenny

McGuinness's words are a milestone in republicanism: Sunday Business Post (Mar 15)
Tom McGurk

Northern Ireland – The new war on terror: Sunday Telegraph (Mar 15)
Sean Rayment

Let's stop pandering to extremism, whether it's Irish or Islamic: Scotland on Sunday (Mar 15)
Michael Gove


US set to invest 'millions' in NI: BBC

Irish Premier's U.S. Trip Has Dark Tone: New York Times
Andy Newman

Cowen says review of our relationship with the US and its political leaders is 'timely': The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

Northern firms fight back: Sunday Business Post (Mar 15)
Nicola Cooke

Omagh bomb relatives to meet MPs: BBC

Law and Orde: Sunday Business Post (Mar 15)
Andrew Lynch

New Force makes waves in Unionism: (from the Irish Daily Star, Mar 9)
John Coulter

Perjury should not be tolerated: Irish News (Mar 13)

Speculation grows over Pope visit: Belfast Telegraph


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