This archive contains references to articles from March 16-31, 2014. If you find a link that is out of date please let us know by e-mailing the Newshound.




Book Reviews
& Book Forum

Search / Archive
Back to 10/96





Monday, March 31

Ulster Unionist leader Mike Nesbitt backs pact among unionists in May elections: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Nesbitt praises 'long and proud' contribution to the armed forces: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

UUP best placed to help Northern Ireland change for the better: The News Letter
Mike Nesbitt

Don't be taken in by Gerry's spin: (from the Sunday Life)
Suzanne Breen

UDA thugs in rampage – PSNI chief blames loyalist faction after two injured by mob: Belfast Telegraph
Amanda Ferguson

UDA ceasefire questioned after series of attacks in Antrim:
Henry McDonald

'There will be a united Ireland; it will come from republican socialist agitation': Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

Clergyman slams 'cultural fascism' in Irish language row (Mar 27): The News Letter

Northern Ireland has come a long way since 1974 – Anna Lo and Alliance haven't (Mar 25): Belfast Telegraph
Henry Reilly

Alliance Party conference – How members responded to the Belfast Telegraph/LucidTalk poll on voting, leadership and abortion (Mar 24): Belfast Telegraph

Culture Minister still wedded to idea of DCC Irish culture bid: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

No Police Ombudsman investigation into shooting incident at officer's home: Ulster Herald

Willie Frazer to meet Libyan victims' groups in London and Belfast: The News Letter

No justification for murder, nor for the UVF (Mar 22): The News Letter

Secretary of State requests use of secret courts for first time in Northern Ireland civil cases (Mar 24):
Barry McCaffrey

The readers' editor on… the Guardian's reporting on the Smithwick tribunal: The Guardian
Chris Elliott

Greens want end to political donor secrecy: The News Letter

Ross Brown – Former DUP devotee who made switch from orange to Green and now has his sights set on Europe (Mar 29): Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Haass was not working for US: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Gilson warns 'twin track' law could mean 'libel tourism' (Mar 26): BBC

Poverty levels in North higher than in Republic (Mar 25): The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

FF poll performance very disappointing – O Cuiv: Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor

Yahoo's Dublin move gets it away from UK's spying eyes (Mar 27): The Irish Times
Karlin Lillington

Pro-union campaign in crisis after minister admits currency union ban was a bluff (Mar 30): Sunday Herald
Tom Gordon

Scottish independence – Contest of doubt and reassurance: BBC
Brian Taylor

The union belongs to the Scots, it's at the heart of our cultural identity (Mar 30): The Observer
Alexander Linklater

No campaign suffers from negative effects: The Scotsman

No unity in Better Together (Mar 30): Sunday Herald

Sunday, March 30

Victims doubt all four OTR reviews: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Right to be concerned at re-hiring ex-RUC officers, but do we want a repeat of 'expertise gap' that led to Northern Bank robbery: Belfast Telegraph
Henry McDonald

Maze survey ruling hailed – Stormont office ordered to release results of research: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Maze FoI victory for UUP leader Mike Nesbitt: The News Letter

Fianna Fáil announces pans to fight Northern Ireland elections... but watch this space (Mar 28): Belfast Telegraph
Declan Kearney

Man charged over mortar bomb find in west Belfast: BBC

Maghera alert an 'elaborate hoax': UTV

Four arrests after sectarian incident: Derry Journal

Police vehicle attacked with paint bomb: UTV

Miscarriages of justice 'becoming endemic' – solicitor: Ulster Herald

One year on, police appeal for information about murder of pizza delivery man:
Christine Bohan

Anger at comments by PUP leader Hutchinson: Belfast Media
Francesca Ryan

James Smyth denies UVF double murder of Catholic workmen: The News Letter

Former IRA man who committed double murder intends to right his wrongs: Irish Post
Niall O'Sullivan

Fresh calls for Adams to 'tell unvarnished truth' (Mar 27): The News Letter

Sinn Fein councillor brands Boston College archive a 'touting programme' on Twitter (Mar 28): Derry Journal

Why pictures of Martin McGuinness embracing Cherie Blair are so offensive – Ruth Dudley Edwards deplores the Establishment's hunger to ingratiate itself with the men of murder (Mar 29): Daily Mail
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Pope welcome to Belfast, says Church of Ireland cleric: The News Letter

Still no UK passports for RoI unionists: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

President Higgins must leave behind 'past gods': Sunday Independent
John-Paul McCarthy

UUP MLA Jim Nicholson's details found in hacker Mulcaire's notebook: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Archbishop warns against unrelenting criticism of Garda (Mar 28): Irish Examiner
Caroline O'Doherty

We face choice between banana republic or properly run democracy (Mar 28): Irish Independent
James Downey

A policing crisis at the heart of the Irish justice system (Mar 26): The Irish Times

Loyalist bands for Celtic festival – Move follows successful participation at All-Ireland Fleadh in Derry (Mar 27): Belfast Telegraph
Donna Deeney

UDA terror chiefs run sectarian thug who posted Neil Lennon picture riddled with bullets on the internet out of Belfast: Scottish Daily Record

Sectarian drama cash boost for Citizens Theatre (Feb 28): The Scotsman

Cabinet minister – we're in danger of losing Scottish independence poll: The Observer
Toby Helm

Does St Patrick hold the key to independence? (Mar 28): The Herald
Gerry Braiden

Scottish independence – Who has put the Union in jeopardy?: Sunday Telegraph
Iain Martin

Why are Yes so confident? Because they feel the tide of history is moving their way: Sunday Herald
Iain Macwhirter

Saturday, March 29

Victims demand to know if OTR evidence is admissible: The News Letter

PSNI failings over use of agency staff must be explained (Mar 26): Belfast Telegraph

John Montgomery, DUP North Down councillor, defects to UKIP: BBC
Martina Purdy

DUP veteran defects to UKIP, saying party has lost ethos it had under Paisley: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Mortar bomb and command wire found amid west Belfast security alert: Belfast Telegraph
John Mulgrew

Man arrested following latest suspected dissident attack on police: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Covert officers believed to be behind mortar seizure: Irish News
Allison Morris

Creche shooting now a murder investigation: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Gardai tried to warn gangland criminal hours before he was killed: Irish Independent
Ken Foy

Alan Ryan's Revenge – Deccy Smith was gunned down for setting up fatal hit on Real IRA boss: Irish Mirror
Maurice Fitzmaurice, Cathal McMahon

No Republican funeral for Alan Ryan's close pal who was shot in the face: Irish Independent
Ken Foy

Creggan pipe bombers labelled as "not human" and "animals": Derry Journal
Andrew Quinn

'Loyalist supergrass evidence used to charge man with murders of Gary Convie and Eamon Fox' – court hears: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Collusion fear raised at inquest of IRA duo: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Disgust and fury over Queen's banquet invite to McGuinness – Former IRA commander may attend white-tie event at Windsor Castle: Daily Mail
Christian Gysin and Neil Sears

Patten talks up British-Irish relationship: The Irish Times

Belfast invite for Pope Francis a bad idea because of 'mistrust, hatred and unrest' in the city (Mar 27): Belfast Telegraph
Amanda Ferguson

Pope Francis should be welcomed to Northern Ireland: The News Letter

Irish Street to host second meeting of ex-prisoner project: Londonderry Sentinel

Belfast pupils champion integrated schools: BBC

Sinn Féin pump over £3.5m into Derry and Strabane schools: Derry Journal

Writer, senator and 'hybrid unionist' Sam McAughtry dies after long illness: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Dublin delight for Ulster Scots poet Wilson Burgess (Mar 27): Derry Journal

Fishmonger – 'My mother would have been proud' (Mar 27): Irish Examiner
Eoin English

Former Redditch rev takes his Ministry of Elvis to Northern Ireland (Mar 27): Redditch & Alcester Advertiser

There is a new commissioner in town (Mar 24): The Irish Times
Pól Ó Muirí

Cross-border milk fraud investigated at Belleek, south Armagh: BBC

Scotland 'could vote for independence unless pro-UK campaign improves':
Severin Carrell

No camp minister – we would do deal on currency: The Herald
Magnus Gardham and Robbie Dinwoodie

Martin McGuinness asked to support Colombian peace process: BBC

Friday, March 28

On-the-runs could still face prosecution for offences, warns Secretary of State Theresa Villiers: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Blair could face grilling over IRA 'comfort letters' row: Daily Telegraph
Tom Whitehead

Hain 'economy with truthfulness': The News Letter

On the Run scheme devoid of morality says Nigel Dodds: BBC

Inquiry to examine letters about alleged IRA offences: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Judge promises 'rigorous' OTR inquiry: UTV

History trumps democracy: The Economist

Peace brings no dividend to the poorest in the North: The Irish Times
Eamonn McCann

Historic first as Garda chief post to be an open competition: Evening Herald
Niall O'Connor

Top Garda post could be filled by a PSNI man: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

A wide net must be cast for new Garda commissioner: The Irish Times
Maurice Hayes

Smithwick tribunal 'should be reopened' on the back of Garda surveillance scandal – lawyer: Irish Independent

IRA membership trial to proceed as no recordings at relevant stations: Irish Examiner
Brian Kavanagh

An appalling legal vista as a consequence of Garda taping?: The Irish Times

Mortar bomb and command wire found at West Belfast alert: BBC

Dissidents not involved in car-bomb attack says victim: Irish News
Michael McHugh

Man sentenced over drug dealer threat: UTV

'Fat' Deccy Smith dies in hospital after he was shot in face outside creche: Irish Mirror
Colin Brennan

Man charged over 1994 UVF murders: UTV

'New and significant' leads in hunt for killers of British spy Denis Donaldson: Irish Independent
Greg Harkin

Donaldson family no longer has confidence in gardaí: Donegal Democrat

Decorated Royal Irish officer joins Ulster Unionists (Mar 26): The News Letter
Sam McBride

Ulster Unionist Party 'would back a papal visit to Belfast': Belfast Telegraph
Amanda Ferguson

Former IRA commander Martin McGuinness 'to attend state dinner at Windsor Castle hosted by the Queen': Daily Mail
Rebecca English

Martin McGuinness ponders historic invite to Windsor Castle event to attend State dinner hosted by the Queen: Belfast Telegraph
Tony Grew

Royal treatment is no more than we deserve (Mar 27): Irish Independent
Eamon Delaney

Higgins trip to strengthen ties: Evening Herald

State visit to Britain – A welcome closeness (Mar 27): Irish Examiner

Cherie Blair embraces former IRA commander Martin McGuinness at funeral of Tony Benn: Daily Mail
Martin Robinson

Stormont wants to kick libel law reform down the road, MLAs told: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria O'Hara

Tycoon's peace process role praised (Mar 26): The News Letter

Athletics Ireland defends decision to reject 'all Ireland' motion: The Irish Times
Ian O'Riordan

Nick Clegg urges Scottish independence opponents to state case for staying:
Severin Carrell

Scottish independence – Unite will stay neutral on independence (Mar 18): BBC

Independence split blamed on Romans (Mar 25): Glasgow South and Eastwood Extra

Thursday, March 27

On the Runs – Police team to review more than 190 cases: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Westminster debate on OTR letters: UTV

Sour atmosphere on the hill as storm clouds loom: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

David Ford – Using extra UK police is 'necessary' option: BBC

Paid off from the PSNI ... then rehired days later – One-fifth of retired officers taken back as agency workers: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Policing board 'good model' for accountable policing, says PSNI chief constable: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

IRA membership trial halted over alleged garda telephone recordings: Limerick Post
Andrew Carey

Secret recording of calls began during Troubles: Irish News

Dark day for the gardai leaves many worrying questions: Irish Independent

Republican accused of murder of mother of 10 'said she shouldn't be spared just because she was a woman': Irish Mirror

Former IRA chief bailed ahead of Disappeared trial: Irish News

Boston College Oral-History Project Leads to Arrest in Murder Investigation: The Chronicle of Higher Education
Beth McMurtrie

Boston Project interviewer slams Sinn Fein president: The News Letter

Boston Tapes interviewer – Gerry Adams would find it difficult to lie in bed straight he's so crooked: Irish Mirror
Maurice Fitzmaurice

Omagh bomb atrocity could have been prevented – court is told: Tyrone Times

1994 UVF murders – Three men freed, two still being questioned: BBC

Loyalist anger over 'two-tier justice': The News Letter

PM 'committed' to Libya compensation: UTV

Overnight theft of ATM blamed on 'paramilitary elements': The News Letter

Gardai tried to warn Fat Deccy of attack threat: Evening Herald
Ken Foy

Protestant Irish teacher slams those 'using my language to offend': The News Letter

Education should be public good for everyone, not just preserve of churches and the middle classes: Belfast Telegraph
Robin Wilson

Mallon – I've more in common with a loyalist than a Corkman: The News Letter

Belfast invite proposal for Pope Francis: UTV

President Michael D Higgins to be honoured by The Queen at Windsor Castle: Sunday World

Irish President to make reconciliation move with UK by viewing the colours of the Army regiment that brutally put down 1916 Easter Rising: The Independent
Oliver Wright

Presidential visit to UK being given huge attention: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Libel laws are fit for purpose: Belfast Telegraph
Paul Tweed

Major warned – do not come to Scotland just to bash SNP: The Herald
Kate Devlin

Scottish referendum – George Galloway on tour to say 'naw' to independence: The Guardian
John Harris

Wednesday, March 26

'All OTR cases under review' – Robinson: UTV

On the Runs – Terms of judge-led inquiry 'limited': BBC
Vincent Kearney

Top official at Stormont Department of Justice 'not aware' OTR scheme continued after end of direct rule: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Anna Lo has right to aspire to united Ireland but the Alliance member has dragged us back into tribal politics: Belfast Telegraph
John McAllister

A warning to the furious – time is fast running out: Tribune Magazine
John Coulter

UKIP an ideal home for unionists (Mar 24): The News Letter
David McNarry

PSNI 'fail to show value' of rehiring: UTV

UUP councillors in Irish language row walkout say it was protest at being ignored: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

We tried to kill cop – CIRA: Belfast Media
Ciara Quinn

Prison for rioter who threw pole at police in Ardoyne: Belfast Telegraph
John Cassidy

Flag protestor jailed for rioting: UTV

Six members of loyalist flute band convicted of defying music ban outside Catholic church: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Man jailed over Ardoyne riot gun: UTV

Slab Murphy to go on trial in October 2015: Irish Independent
Diarmaid Mac Dermott

UVF murders suspects could be called to inquest: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Three arrested in connection with murder of Catholic workmen: Portadown Times

'Little chance' of Libya payment: The News Letter

UUP Leader says he wants 'single education system' for Province: Londonderry Sentinel

The Budget – While George Osborne's work is having positive effect on Northern Ireland we're not keeping pace because the Executive is failing (Mar 24): Belfast Telegraph
Mark Brotherston

St. Patrick's Day parade versus Irish freedom:
Sandy Boyer

Details of president's UK visit to be announced: RTE

Irish government announces major inquiry into police bugging: Belfast Telegraph
Fionnan Sheahan

North's policing board has helped generate public confidence in PSNI: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Whether Garda or political controversy, responsibility ultimately lies with politicians: Irish Examiner
Ryle Dwyer

Replacing a garda commissioner won't resolve 'embedded dysfunctionality' in the force: The Irish Times
Conor Brady

Gardaí in crisis – We all need a rejuvenated police force: Irish Examiner

'Her Majesty seemed to enjoy the craic': The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

CBI head says Scottish independence 'doesn't add up': Financial Times
Chris Giles and Mure Dickie

Bid to ban Scots from 2015 election is defeated: The Herald

Tuesday, March 25

Haass agreement 'still possible': Belfast Telegraph

DFM criticises Nesbitt for talks snub: UTV

Judge to examine a sample of on the run cases: The News Letter

US Notebook – No sit-down with Barack Obama, but Robinson and McGuinness heartened by polls showing Hillary Clinton as clear front-runner for President: Belfast Telegraph
Jim Dee

Gerry Adams offers to answer questions about 1972 murder of Jean McConville: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Jean McConville – Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams asks solicitor to contact PSNI to check if they want to speak to him regarding murder: Belfast Telegraph
John Mulgrew

Troubles echo in IRA trial: Boston Globe
Kevin Cullen

Jean McConville murder – Police want to quiz writer and former IRA man Anthony McIntyre over his interviews about killing: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Cross-community politics 'a threat to party critics': Irish Mirror
Maurice Fitzmaurice

Alliance Party conference – Anna Lo's remarks on a united Ireland may work to party's advantage: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Judith Gillespie – I was turned down twice for police because I was a woman: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

£69m PSNI damage pay outs: Londonderry Sentinel

Instead of filming PSNI in case of drunk woman left in Derry bus lane, we should all be backing them: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

SF criticised over stance on parking enforcement: The News Letter

Belfast City Council faces High Court challenge over Irish language street sign policy: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

UUP councillors 'walk out' on Irish speaker Linda Ervine: BBC

Declan Smith planned move to New York before he was gunned down outside creche: Irish Mirror
Alana Fearon

15 months for Woodvale Road rioter who gave himself up: Belfast Telegraph
John Cassidy

Hutchinson still refuses to say sorry to families: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Billy Hutchinson chose to be a killer; he had alternatives: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Three arrested over UVF murders of Catholic men 20 years ago: The Irish Times

Claudy and Bloody Sunday files held by PSNI due to 'ongoing investigations': Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

A history of our last 800 years (in 10 minutes): Imagine you were asked to explain the last eight troubled, disputed and blood-torn centuries of Irish history...: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Business leaders back integrated education: Irish News
Simon Doyle

SF calls on Durkan to demand DVA responsibility for Assembly: Coleraine Times

New Northern Ireland councils get naming rights: Belfast Telegraph

Celts can't rely on Brit politics – A pact is the way forward: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

UK 'is not an equal partnership': Kincardineshire Observer

New Welsh deal with Scottish independence?: BBC
Nick Servini

Why vote Yes to be much more dependent? (Mar 13): The Herald
Catherine MacLeod

Monday, March 24

Ford says North must start confronting 'difficult matters': The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Alliance conference – Party defends Anna Lo over united Ireland comment: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Anna Lo comments – Geraldine Rice 'shocked' by united Ireland remarks: BBC

Alliance conference – Naomi Long in flag blast at unionist parties: The News Letter

Alliance conference – Shankill bomb victim Alan McBride joins party: The News Letter

Anna Lo seeks to recover lost ground over united Ireland comments: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

'Gerry Adams, you're next' – Jean McConville's daughter tells Sinn Fein president he'll follow IRA veteran Ivor Bell to dock: Belfast Telegraph
John McGurk

PSNI 'still interested' in Gerry Adams' alleged role in McConville killing: Irish Independent
Suzanne Breen

McConville accused likely to seek High Court bail: Irish News

End McConville family's torment: Belfast Telegraph

TUV calls for more Boston tapes project arrests: The News Letter

Lord Eames – Warning on dealing with past: BBC

Victims' relatives group delivers its message to UN and Richard Haass: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Ulster Unionist 'fury' over Haas comments: Ulster Star

British policy is a hindrance (Mar 19): Belfast Telegraph
Declan Kearney

Micheál Martin – New Sinn Féin leader not enough for coalition deal: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

Ian Paisley's son – St Patrick's flag should fly on days when Union flag does not: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Investigation launched into management of bonfire scheme: Irish News
Allison Morris

Running battles at Duncairn not sectarian: Belfast Media
Evan Short

Former IRA man 'Fat Deccy' still fighting for his life: Irish Independent
Emma Jane Hade

Gardaí – Real IRA man shot in face 'fading fast': Irish Examiner
Cormac O'Keeffe

Alan Ryan gang flee into hiding after "Fat Deccy" is shot: Irish Mirror
Garreth MacNamee

Teenager charged after Coleraine Orange Hall attack: The News Letter

Charge over Orange war memorial attack: UTV

Video must not besmirch PSNI (Mar 20): Belfast Telegraph

Anger as cuts to school could mean Catholic pupils educated on one side of river and Protestants on the other: Belfast Telegraph
Donna Deeney

Why minding our language is a priority: The Irish Times
Rónán Ó Domhnaill

Tributes to Lord Ballyedmond, a man 'tremendously loyal' to NI (Mar 19): The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Whistleblower row could be wasted if we learn nothing: The Irish Times
Donncha O'Connell

Think tank warns Scotland will be worse off than rest of UK by 2018: The Herald
Magnus Gardham

Sunday, March 23

David Ford – Northern Ireland is better off within the Union: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Alliance 'stands for a united NI': UTV

Anna Lo has right to belief in united Ireland, says Alliance party leader:
Henry McDonald

Alliance conference – Lo defends united Ireland comments: BBC

Alliance can make change happen, Ford tells party conference: The News Letter

Northern Ireland must stop 'ducking' the big issues, Alliance leader says: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Ford unaware of any amnesty deal: Londonderry Sentinel

Anna Lo's united Ireland stance down to honesty, not cunning: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Lo gives the Alliance Party unwanted problem: Belfast Telegraph

Unionism must be strong: The News Letter
Peter Robinson

DUP using negative marketing means they have to be lucky at every Assembly election, Sinn Fein have only to be lucky once (Mar 19): Belfast Telegraph
Bill White

In Defence of 'Whataboutery' (Mar 19): Huffington Post
Ian Linden

Hate attack on Orange war memorial: UTV

Ex-IRA commander accused of role in notorious Troubles-era murder:
Henry McDonald

Case against McConville accused based on US interviews: The Irish Times

Veteran republican refused bail after appearing in court over IRA murder of Jean McConville: Daily Mirror
Jessica Best

Billy Hutchinson's actions were neither for God nor Ulster, says victims' champion: The News Letter

Saville baulked at key facts to save the political elite (Mar 19): Belfast Telegraph
Eamonn McCann

Adams – Legacy issues best dealt with through "truth recovery process":
Daragh Brophy

Irish Government to invite members of Royal Family to the centenary celebrations of the 1916 Easter Rising against British Rule: Daily Mail
Emma Glanfield

Shock survey shows Irish Americans are more Protestant than Catholic: Irish Voice/
Sheila Langan

City of Culture playing role in 'killing' Irish language (Mar 20): Limerick Post
Alan Jacques

The day I had to prove I was Irish – and failed:
Stephen Darcy Collins

Tea Party candidate used Kenny's visit to raise funds: The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

Past reality too often obscured by Celtic's complicated present: Sunday Independent
Peter Geoghegan

Scottish independence – New poll shows Yes shift: Scotland on Sunday
Tom Peterkin

How to unravel the arcane mysteries of independence referendum polls: Sunday Herald
John Curtice

Scottish referendum – could they make this any easier for the Nats?: The Observer
Kevin McKenna

Women raising voices for peace: Philippine Daily Inquirer
Rina Jimenez-David

Saturday, March 22

Fianna Fáil leader confirms party will run candidates in the North in 2019: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

Allister left unhappy by on the runs meeting: The News Letter

Petty point-scoring in the North must be replaced by generosity: Irish Independent
Liz O'Donnell

Alliance Party's David Ford backs Anna Lo after united Ireland 'blunder': Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Unionists apoplectic over 'colonialism' quote: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Michael Copeland apologises for tweet about Anna Lo: BBC

Party may suffer for politician's honesty: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Twaddell loyalist parade was 'street theatre': The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Freemasons and the PSNI: Derry Journal

MP slams 'reckless' bombers: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

'Real IRA man shot in clean-up operation': Irish Examiner
Cormac O'Keeffe

Dublin creche shooting – Notorious criminal Deccy Smith begged gunman 'don't shoot' before being blasted in face: Irish Mirror
Cathal McMahon, Alana Fearon

Prominent dissident republican expected to survive gun attack: The Irish Times
Colin Gleeson

Creche gun attack linked to knee-capping: Irish Independent
Tom Brady, Luke Byrne and Emma Jane Hade

Shot man 'wanted for double murder': Belfast Telegraph

Former IRA leader Ivor Bell charged in connection with McConville murder:
Henry McDonald

Jean McConville was one of the 'Disappeared': ITV

'I can still visualise it all and see the faces of the children in front of me'- Father Aidan Troy: Irish Examiner
Dan Buckley

Fr Troy – I confessed after threat to kill me: Irish News
Claire Simpson

'Every victim's voice must be heard': Belfast Telegraph
Diane Dodds

Troubles trauma continues through generations: Irish Examiner
David Young

Mary Lou McDonald says she 'has what it takes' to be Sinn Féin's next leader:
Christina Finn

High cost of saving Sinn Fein's political blushes: The News Letter
Sammy Wilson

Tesco puts the fada back into shopping : The Irish Times
Éanna Ó Caollaí

Defamation Act the key to our freedom of expression: Belfast Telegraph
Paul Connolly

Irish defence spending lowest in EU: The Irish Times
Dorcha Lee

Celtic back Scottish Labour's vow to scrap controversial football bigotry laws: Scottish Daily Record
John Ferguson

Miliband holds key role in referendum: The Herald

Friday, March 21

Alliance European candidate favours united Ireland: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Cross-community Alliance assembly member – united Ireland is viable option:
Henry McDonald

Anna Lo – 'United Ireland' remarks 'insulting', say unionists: BBC

Lo Irish unity comments will not damage party says deputy leader: Irish News
John Manley

Alliance counting on Anna Lo to give party a winning high: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Is any publicity good publicity ahead of election?: BBC
Mark Devenport

Difficult times remain ahead but there is progress, says Villiers: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Puzzle of European law and On the Runs: BBC
Mark Devenport

Crucial that British, Irish and US governments on same page to avoid political vacuum: Belfast Telegraph
Declan Kearney

Unionist Forum exists in name only, says PUP leader (Mar 19): The News Letter

In the internet era, does the Unionist computer still say no?: Impartial Reporter
Denzil McDaniel

PSNI widow Kate Carroll rejects Conlon claim husband's murder was an accident: The News Letter

Male arrested following planned search under Terrorism Act: Coleraine Times

Scottish addict jailed for Twelfth riot: UTV

Martin McGuinness accused of 'taking revisionism to new level': The News Letter

PSNI given more time to quiz Bell over Jean McConville: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Family of Stewartstown man murdered by loyalists want inquest widened: Tyrone Times

'Forensic opportunities' in 1987 murder: UTV

Fordham Calls For Finucane Inquiry: Irish America

Troubles trauma still being felt, research shows: The News Letter

'Housing imbalance must be addressed': Newtownabbey Times

A chance to require councils to record their meetings (Mar 18): The News Letter

Roaming charges vote welcomed: Derry Journal

Theresa May warns Yahoo that its move to Dublin is a security worry: The Guardian
Nick Hopkins

UN warning over planned British nuclear plant 240km from Irish coast: Irish Independent
Ed Carty

Labour 'to scrap football sectarianism laws': The Scotsman
Scott Macnab

Miliband pledges positive case for Union as No inject love into debate: The Herald
Kate Devlin and Magnus Gardham

New row erupts in Moyle as grant for Gaza group is backed: Ballymoney Times

Thursday, March 20

MLAs vote against flying Union flag at Belfast City Hall every day: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

SF-SDLP veto before MLAs even discuss flag proposals: The News Letter

Alliance and UUP motions on flags both fail: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Sinn Fein call for answers after 'men in balaclavas' turn up at Twaddell protest: Irish Mirror
Maurice Fitzmaurice

TUV urges PSNI New York St Patrick's Day parade ban: The News Letter

St Patrick's Day – PSNI parading behind 'anti-British' banner in New York does nothing to improve unionist confidence: Belfast Telegraph
Samuel Morrison

Dissident 'IRA' claim 'no surprise' to security forces: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Dissident republicans bypassed by history – The Santos family are the future... and this is our past: Belfast Telegraph
Henry McDonald

'I will press charges against ONH attackers': Belfast Media
Evan Short

PUP leader Hutchinson slammed for claiming murders 'prevented a United Ireland': Irish Mirror
Maurice Fitzmaurice

Billy Hutchinson criticised for "no regrets" comments: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Jamie Bryson confuses me, says PUP's Billy Hutchinson (Mar 18): The News Letter
Sam McBride

'Bomb BBC' PUP candidate has matured, says Hutchinson: The News Letter

'Nail bomb' found during security alert in east Belfast: Belfast Telegraph

'No evidence' Royal Black members knowingly flouted church music ban: The News Letter

David Black murder – Dublin man's arrest was 'unlawful': BBC

PSNI officers arrested in Cookstown await trial decision: Tyrone Times

Ousted teacher left her 'politics at home': Irish News
Connla Young

Ivor Bell – A leading Provo and ceasefire talks negotiator who ultimately fell out with his terrorist comrades: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

Jean McConville – The terrible case they tried to bury, but it just won't go away: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

'Direct link' between conflict and suicide: UTV

Coroner gives his backing to public inquiry into spate of loyalist killings: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Never before seen photos of the capture of Dominic 'Mad Dog' McGlinchey 30 years ago: Irish Independent
Cormac Looney

Budget day boost for victims of terrorism: The News Letter

MLAs stuck over 'good relations' definition: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

NI21 unhappy at Local Government Bill, but no amendments: The News Letter

Stormont Finance Minister warns Northern Ireland faces deep cuts ahead: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Assembly votes to make councils record their meetings, despite DUP opposition: The News Letter
Sam McBride

RTÉ staff concerned over station's Irish-language coverage: The Irish Times
Seán Tadhg Ó Gairbhí

Aberdeen fans 'baffled' as Police Scotland ban League Cup card display due to IRA links: Scottish Daily Record

Young voters turning their back on referendum debate (Mar 19): The Herald
Robbie Dinwoodie

Alex Salmond – currency union is 'best option' (Mar 16): Scotland on Sunday

Wednesday, March 19

Full reconciliation in Northern Ireland may take half a century, warns cross-community champion: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Dissidents admit Falls Road attack: UTV

Dissident bombers 'planned to open fire on officers': Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

IRA and Islamist extremists may be plotting together, warns Jeffrey Donaldson: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Flags row rolls on amid major overhaul of local government in North: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Cultural maturity and tolerance: Derry Journal

Dissident republicans to join St Patrick's parade in New York – PSNI face hardline hatred in Big Apple (Mar 17): Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

US hardliners boasted they would give our police officers a rough reception ...If they did, no-one noticed: Belfast Telegraph
Sean Dunne

PSNI chief challenged over police involvement in 'anti-British' New York parade: The News Letter

Storm over PSNI parading behind 'anti-British' banner in New York: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Cops in bizarre Celtic outburst (Feb 25): Belfast Media
Francesca Ryan

Bandsmen 'knowingly breached ban on playing flute music outside Catholic church in Belfast' – court hears: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Kevin Barry Concannon denies explosives and 'terror cook book' charges: BBC

Probation for rioter who threw suitcase at police officers during Ardoyne riot: Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh McDonald

Family escape injury in pipe bomb attack: UTV

UDA man kicks secret mum-of-two lover out of her Tullycarnett home: Sunday World
Richard Sullivan

Man arrested in Northern Ireland over 1972 case of 'disappeared' mother:
Henry McDonald

Police quiz senior republican figure over McConville murder: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

My murder of two Catholics helped prevent united Ireland – PUP leader Billy Hutchinson: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Collateral damage of Smithwick Tribunal on the road to justice: Irish Examiner
Michael Clifford

I quit to protect the pupils at Belfast Boys Model, says threatened Sinn Fein teacher: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Stormont celebrates Seachtain na Gaeilge: The Irish Times
Pól Ó Muirí

£383k for new Police Museum: Belfast Telegraph

Higgins's historic tour to begin in Windsor: Irish News

Governments turning backs on innocent Irish people in prison, say Conlon and Hill: The Irish Times
David Raleigh

'One less round of golf' and Obama could appoint ambassador to Ireland: Irish Examiner
John Breslin

Scottish independence is winning over uncommitted, says SNP: The Guardian
Severin Carrell

Unionist silence helping no-one: Edinburgh Evening News
Martin Hannan

Scotland's independence referendum could be a dry run for a Euro In/Out vote in 2017: Daily Telegraph
Benedict Brogan

Tuesday, March 18

New Semtex used in Belfast bomb attack, claim dissidents: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Experts play down dissidents' claim of new Semtex supplies: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

Defiant message to bombers after failed weekend attacks: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Residents forced out in security alert: Irish News
Maeve Connolly

Bomb attacks – Dissident republican technology that should have us concerned: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Alliance in new proposal on flying Union flag: Belfast Telegraph
Steven Alexander

Alliance – Fly union flag on all NI council headquarters: BBC

St Patrick's Day Tricolours 'do little to foster community relations': Mid Ulster Mail
Gillian McDade

Flag protest and St Patrick's revellers in Belfast: The News Letter

Keep politics out of our Big Day – Paddy would be sickened!: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Four hurt amid raised tensions at east Belfast interface: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Bishop issues warning over flags, parading and the past: The News Letter

Diane Dodds' letter to US politicians tells of murder bid ordeal: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Elections approaching but it looks like same old, same old: The News Letter
Alan Ruddock

Racist petrol-bombers force Polish family to flee home: Irish News

We must unite to denounce racism: Belfast Telegraph

Integrated sector out in the cold: Belfast Telegraph
May Blood

Archbishop Martin prays for success of UK state visit: Irish Independent
Sarah MacDonald

Vice President talks about Irish pride at Friendly Sons dinner: Wilkes-Barre Citizens' Voice
James Halpin

Irish – A language for all speakers: The Irish Times
Una Mullally

Protester cleared of racism for songs about English Tories: The Herald
Nick JedrzejewskI

Sectarianism in death throes but alive in one way (Mar 17): The Herald
Tom Devine

Alex Salmond attacks 'anti-democratic' arguments against independence (Feb 26):
Severin Carrell

Why UK deserves more than just No (Mar 17): The Scotsman
Brian Monteith

Colombia adopts Northern Ireland peace process model in bid to end civil war: Belfast Telegraph
Victoria O'Hara

Monday, March 17

Call to fly union flag all year round: UTV

OTR letters ruined any chance of justice, says Enniskillen bomb survivor: Fermanagh Herald

Failure of Haass ensures muted celebration in US: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Help from America? Thanks but no Yanks: (from the Sunday Life)
Suzanne Breen

Police told to be vigilant after failed bomb attacks in Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Jack Brennan

PSNI response to bomb attack 'not acceptable' say Sinn Fein: Irish News

Crude explosive device near railway line: UTV

Dissident republicans – They have capacity to kill, but will never win (Feb 25): Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Trinity gun girl Ursula Shannon pals up with IRA murderer Rose Lynch: Irish Mirror
Pat Flanagan

St Patrick's parade looks to future: Belfast Telegraph

Transit workers union celebrates Irish rebel roots: New York Daily News
Pete Donohue

How did Irish-Americans get so disgusting?:

Parade organisers taint Big Apple: Belfast Telegraph

St Patrick's Day – How England came to celebrate Irish culture: BBC
Andrew Glover

St Patrick's Day – A day to celebrate and question: Irish Examiner

Public more concerned about economy than politics – It should come as a wake-up call for the Northern Ireland Executive (Mar 11): Belfast Telegraph
Will Chambré

PUP's Hodge rejects gunrun scam claim: Larne Times

Secure Northern Ireland's fair share of EU cash (Mar 11): Belfast Telegraph
Jim Nicholson

'Sense of urgency' over A5 project, says Fine Gael TD (Feb 25): The News Letter

Catholics are most pro-Yes religious group, claims academic: The Herald
Gerry Braiden

Scottish independence 'will hit poor hardest': The Scotsman

Scottish 'yes' vote 'will force Britain to abandon nuclear weapons': Daily Telegraph
Georgia Graham

Scotland must play a high-stakes poker game with Westminster over the pound (Feb 12):
Larry Elliott

Sunday, March 16

Belfast bomb attack – family of five treated for shock:
Henry McDonald

Belfast attack 'condemned by right-thinking people': ITV

Bomb blast 'triggered by command wire': UTV

PSNI officers warned after attack: Belfast Telegraph

Illegal abattoir linked to Provo fuel smugglers: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

DUP decision to run one Euro candidate recognising real chance for SDLP to win second nationalist seat (Mar 13): Belfast Telegraph
Colum Eastwood

Even as a Euro sceptic I can concede European Union can teach Northern Ireland a lesson about victims (Mar 14): Belfast Telegraph
Samuel Morrison

Northern Irish police will march in NY St. Patrick's Day parade despite threats: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Mountbatten death 'helped North peace process': Sunday Independent
Nick Bramhill

'I'll forgive the UVF bomber who killed my mother': The Observer
Henry McDonald

'If it happened to us, it could happen to you' – a family seeking truth from government (Mar 3):
Steven McCaffery

Devolved budgets are serious matters – This is about what Northern Ireland spends on healthcare and schools (Mar 12): Belfast Telegraph
John McAllister

Our Culture Minister is just a joke (Mar 9): (from the Sunday Life)
Suzanne Breen

Warm tributes for contribution to political progress and economy (Mar 13): The News Letter

NI tributes paid to former MP Tony Benn: UTV

Energy policy shift tests Anglo-Irish relationship (Mar 15): The Irish Times
Paul Gillespie

McGeady – Some Celtic fans were happy when Rangers were demoted... but by now they probably want them back (Mar 13): Daily Mail
Brian Marjoribanks

Britain is on a single-track exit route out of the EU (Mar 13): The Herald
Ian Macwhirter

Scottish independence – stay united and Scotland could be key to a better, fairer Britain (Feb 2): The Observer
Will Hutton

Why I'll be voting yes to Scottish independence (Mar 11): The Guardian
Bob Holman

The British constitution has never made sense or been fair. Why expect it to do so now? (Mar 11): The Spectator
Alex Massie


Irish music downloads

Irish Videos

Art, prints, calendars and posters
Buy at
Sir Henry Sidney "Pacifies" Ulster and Returns to Dublin after a Victory
Buy From

Subscribe to the Newshound

Subscribe with PayPal


Newshound Merchandise
Get a Newshound mug, shirt or cap
The Epic History &
Heritage of the Irish

The Wild Geese Today