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Tuesday, March 31

Gerry Adams launches Sinn Fein's 'A People's Pact': BBC
Stephen Walker

"Active abstentionists" – Adams rubbishes talk of Sinn Féin sitting in Westminster:
Nicky Ryan

Tom Elliott – When I called Sinn Fein scum, it was directed at murderers: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

How did Sinn Féin become contenders in the Irish election?: New Statesman
Ciara Dunne

DUP-UUP election pact saves unionists in Belfast, says Mike Nesbitt: Belfast Telegraph
Linda Stewart

Alliance Party begins battle to hold East Belfast: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Anti-pact unionists will vote for Alliance – Long: The News Letter

Election 2015 – For Northern Ireland it could be all about the deals: BBC

UUP screwed over by ruthless DUP in pact deal: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Northern Ireland councils prepare for the biggest change in over 40 years: BBC
Chris Page

Duddy angered at Parades Commission ruling: Coleraine Times
Nichola Neill

Flute band 'playing Beach Boys song, not Famine Song': The News Letter

People 'still going to paramilitaries' – police: UTV
Sharon O'Neill

Man attacked with iron bars and house targeted in fire overnight: Derry Journal
Brendan McDaid

Paramilitary attacks 'have no place' in community – Sinn Fein: Derry Journal
Brendan McDaid

Man shot in the face also suffered a number of fractures: Belfast Media

Legal proceedings begin against man charged in connection with David Black murder: Mid Ulster Mail

Gaddafi and the IRA – Trail of murder stretching back to '68: Belfast Telegraph
Nevin Farrell

A step in the long journey towards truth for victims (Mar 27): The News Letter

Election time opens new doors for Justice4the21 (Mar 20): Birmingham Mail
Julie Hambleton

James Nesbitt – I was into Catholic girls when I was growing up. I enjoyed the segregation, the secrecy, the taboo: Belfast Telegraph

No hot exchanges in Belfast 'gay cake' case: BBC
Mark Simpson

Sunday football objectors drowned out by thousands of Northern Ireland fans at Windsor Park: Belfast Telegraph
Ivan Little

Sinn Féin announces plans to commemorate 1916 Rising: The Irish Times
Mary Minihan

I want the commemorations to be inclusive – 1916 belongs to all': The Irish Times
Heather Humphreys

Don't remember Rising!: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Remembering Easter 1916 – Was the sacrifice justified?: Irish Examiner

Hogan's challenge on Border fuel rackets (Mar 30): Irish Independent

The flag and matters of State: Irish Independent

Libel laws reform are not necessary: Belfast Telegraph
Paul Tweed

Monday, March 30

We will consider backing a Labour minority government, says Northern Ireland's DUP: Daily Telegraph
Christopher Hope

DUP make coalition overtures to Conservatives and Labour: The Irish Times
Amanda Ferguson

Nesbitt, Allister slam failure to move on Stormont opposition: The News Letter

Is Gregory Campbell a potential future leader of DUP?: Belfast Telegraph
Alex Kane

Lynch hits out at pacts: Antrim Times

SDLP's John Coyle '100% confident' of victory: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

SF welfare U-turn 'either bad faith or inept negotiating': The News Letter

Chief Constable updates communities on Police Service's new look: Derry Journal

PSNI cash return nonsensical, says officers' body (Mar 23): The News Letter

Alternative justice – 35 paramilitary attacks in Dungannon: Tyrone Times

Gardaí 'probe 40 republican abusers': Irish Independent
Philip Ryan and Niall O'Connor

Rape victim Mairia Cahill meets gardai: Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor

IRA bombings and the hunt for justice (Mar 21): Sunday Telegraph
Nicola Harley

Catholic Primate appeals for information about 'The Disappeared': RTE

IRA victims 'betrayed' by UK in Libya legal battle: Irish Independent
Nevin Farrell

Paisley – Officials treat us like thick Paddies (Mar 11): The News Letter

James Molyneaux – His steadfast refusal to cede ground was his greatest strength, and his biggest failing (Mar 10): Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Reveal what you know about fuel laundering – Hogan to SF: Irish Independent
John Downing

Ashers – This case is about our key democratic freedoms: The News Letter

James McClean exclusive – They were shouting 'f**k the IRA' and stuff about Bobby Sands (Mar 29): Sunday Independent
Vincent Hogan

Windsor Park fans greeted by hymns and Commandments: The News Letter

EU exit 'would cause major problems for Northern Ireland': BBC

Enterprise Ireland chief urges Britain to stay in EU (Mar 27): Irish Examiner
Peter O'Dwyer

Not enough consideration given to future of Union amid 'dizzying' pace of proposals for devolution to Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales: Belfast Telegraph

GE Israel urged to embrace principles of fairness: Arab Daily News
Ray Hanania

Sunday, March 29

DUP sets out post-election demands: UTV
Jonathan Bell and Sara Moore

Deal or no deal – Labour and Tories courting support of smaller parties: The News Letter
Sammy Wilson

DUP and Ulster Unionist party conferences – UUP leader Mike Nesbitt says DUP election pact 'best possible' arrangement: Belfast Telegraph

Long-term cost of DUP/UUP pact is worrying (Mar 25): Belfast Telegraph
John McCallister

FST 'staying Sinn Fein green': Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

New councils must become pillars of tolerance, diversity and inclusion – McGuinness: Derry Journal

Has the IRA gone away or not remains unanswered: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Got to feel for Sinn Fein, still a law unto themselves...: Sunday Independent
John Boland

Linda Ervine – 'I don't want to be part of the problem in Northern Ireland' (Mar 9): Belfast Telegraph
Joanne Sweeney

Men released over Coleraine UDA murder bid: UTV

Firearms, ammunition and explosives found in Dundalk: UTV
Anita McSorley

Police probe Kingsmills links with Tullyvallen attack and McCreesh: The News Letter

Meeting with taoiseach a 'positive move' for families of Ballymurphy: Irish News
Gail Bell

Healing Fire in Londonderry – The Temple Was Built to Burn (Mar 27): New York Times
Katrin Bennhold

Peace Walls Project is bearing fruit: Derry Journal
Andrew Quinn

'Stop being prisoners of the past': Derry Journal

Teenagers to travel to US as Ulster Project marks 40 years: Impartial Reporter

Play shares stories of six men in 'Troubles': Portadown Times

'Gay cake' row – Gay mayor Andrew Muir urges mediation as legal action begins against Christian bakery: Independent on Sunday
Loulla-Mae Eleftheriou-Smith

Ashers cake case has profound implications for businesses – QC: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Arts Cuts: Sinn Fein-DUP must be held to answer – Eastwood: Derry Journal

Campbell tables 'ouija board' question at Westminster: Londonderry Sentinel
Niall Deeney

What Garda Commissioner must do to restore confidence in force: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

The Forgotten Millions – Inspiration from Irish peace (Mar 24): The New Zealand Herald
Rachel Smalley

Prince Charles has no divine right to lobby ministers confidentially (Mar 27): The Herald
Alison Rowat

Saturday, March 28

Enda Kenny renews calls for Ballymurphy inquiry: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Election profile – Democratic Unionist Party: BBC

Ian Paisley did deal with Sinn Fein 'to see Northern Ireland at peace before he met God': Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

IRA abuse claims show – once again – how the institution is always placed before the victim:
Donal O'Keeffe

Agnew deserves credit for his sincere terror apology: The News Letter

Political candidate's comparison between Ashers supporters and Nazis under fire: The News Letter

Conscience Bill will not solve crisis: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Lyttle

Religious protests over NI match on Sunday: UTV

A less strident form of Catholicism: Irish Examiner

92% back libel law change in Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Anti-Irish racism addressed at London rally: Irish Post
Fiona Audley

We need secular primary schools to reflect changes in religious practice: The Irish Times
Brian Whiteside

The Defence Forces will deliver an Irish flag to every school in the country for 2016:
Hugh O'Connell

Sinead O'Connor calls for Ireland to unify and to come up with a brand new name: Irish Mirror

Londonderry event on building peace (Mar 24): Belfast Telegraph

State does not have military alliance with US, Minister says: The Irish Times
Michael O'Regan

James McClean – I was hung out to dry over poppy issue: Belfast Telegraph

Nicola Sturgeon offers 'friendship message' to UK: BBC

Independence referendum figures revealed – Majority of Scots born here voted YES while voters from elsewhere in UK said NO: Scottish Daily Record
David Clegg

Government's focus is to keep Britain in the EU as it is Ireland's most important ally in Union: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

Friday, March 27

Gary Hart says US investors' trip to North hinges on agreement: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

OTR issue was never any secret: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Real potential for peace process to unravel over IRA On the Run arrests: Irish Voice/
Eamon Delaney

Council facing £50,000 surcharge over flag move: Lurgan Mail

UDA blamed for murder and beatings: Belfast Telegraph

Police chief condemns loyalist attacks: Coleraine Times
David Rankin

UVF 'memorial' appears in WWI remembrance garden paid for by NIHE: Sunday World
Jamie McDowell

UUP man urges unionists to vote for Dodds: Newtownabbey Times

Turf wars defeat the cause: What does unionism stand for anymore – apart from support for the Union? (Mar 24): Belfast Telegraph
Alex Kane

I'm not anti-Tom, says his TUV Chair cousin: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Election 2015 – NI MPs must 'focus on power not pounds' if election leads to hung parliament: BBC
Stephen Walker

DUP silent on 'internal party business' after MLA quits Stormont: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Twaddell protests legal challenge dismissed: UTV
Alan Erwin

'Sectarian attack' on car condemned by PUP spokesman: Lurgan Mail

New report paints bleak picture of city's race problem (Mar 24): Belfast Media
Tiarnán Ó Muilleoir

Londonderry pair admit prison note terror charges: The News Letter

Man charged with IRA membership at late night court sitting: RTE

Files on Kingsmill 'will be released' – Taoiseach: UTV
Chris Chambers and Judith Hill

Kenny vow on Kingsmill 'worth wait': Belfast Telegraph

RUAS permanent move to the Maze will begin in summer: The News Letter

An international lesson in peace: Reno Gazette-Journal
Erin Breen

Will Sinn Féin overcome effect of bad publicity?: Connacht Tribune
Harry McGee

Case prompted DUP conscience bill – but SF promise to veto it: The News Letter

'Gay cake' row – Gareth Lee 'felt unworthy' over Ashers refusal: BBC
Mark Simpson

Corporation tax a 'golden opportunity not to be missed': Irish News
Gary McDonald

Sabbath ban now mainly confined to history books: Belfast Telegraph
Steven Alexander

Taoiseach calls on North's business people to stand by EU: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Staying within EU is crucial for growth of our economy: Belfast Telegraph
Nigel Smyth

Gordon Brown – 'English votes for English laws' will undermine the UK: The Independent
Nigel Morris

Labour is set to lose Scotland – and the Union is in peril, again: Daily Telegraph
Alan Cochrane

Thursday, March 26

Garda Commissioner Noirin O'Sullivan refuses to rule out claims that the IRA is still operating in Ireland: Irish Independent
Philip Ryan

Anger erupts after Gerry Kelly reveals his Royal pardon: The News Letter

Trimble – We never knew of any Royal Pardons at time of Good Friday: The News Letter

On-the-runs – Members of parliamentary watchdog demand that suspects are named immediately: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

16 Irish republicans received royal pardons since 2000: BBC

Ten key points from the 'on-the-runs' report: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

On-the-runs – Victims are just pawns in the game of politics: Belfast Telegraph
Alan McBride

OTR report does not reflect well on Peter Robinson: The News Letter
Sam McBride

On-the-runs – Clues and hints were there, but no one was looking: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Comfort letters for OTRs need to be formally revoked: The News Letter

Victims' families need closure: Belfast Telegraph

DUP MLA clarifies criticism of Gregory Campbell's Irish jibe: The News Letter
Sam McBride

One great super pact between all parties would succeed: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Loyalist flute band 'knew Famine Song was provocative': The News Letter

UVF plot to drive Catholics from Belfast city centre housing and apartments: Sunday World
Richard Sullivan

'Paramilitary link' to McIlhagga death?: Ballymoney Times

Suspected IRA member granted bail: Sunday World

Confusion on soldier, inquest told: Belfast Telegraph

38 years on, Malachi McDonald craves justice for wife he lost to brutal UVF gang: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Landmark pro-gay marriage court case begins today: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Alliance members split on Ashers bakery legal action: The News Letter

Gay cake row – Andrew Muir calls for mediation: Belfast Telegraph

Belfast's New First Citizen vows he'll be a 'Mayor for Communities': Belfast Media
Ciara Quinn

Northern Ireland v Finland: Christian protests expected at Sunday football match: Belfast Telegraph

Gerry Adams' brother to appeal conviction for raping his daughter: Irish Independent
David Young

Troubles still impacting on mental health: Derry Journal
Helen Sweeney

Commemoration of 1916 a time to respect pluralism (Mar 23): The Irish Times
Charlie Flanagan

Turning its back on Northern Ireland was never an option for British Government (Mar 24): Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Tyrone school could have polling station status restored: The News Letter

RTÉ is 'recruiting sergeant' for Sinn Féin, says Rabbitte: Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor

'Brexit' would see return of physical border between Republic and North: The Irish Times
Mary Minihan

Ireland must fight to keep Britain in the EU – our national interest demands it: Irish Independent
Brendan Halligan

Insular, parochial and narrowly nationalist: Scotland's anti-Gaelic bigots: The Herald
David Leask

The Tory party's attitude towards Scotland is as stupid as it is cynical: The Scotsman
Alex Massie

The Forgotten Millions – Inspiration from Irish peace (Mar 24): The New Zealand Herald
Rachel Smalley

Wednesday, March 25

'Comfort letters' giving IRA suspects immunity 'may have been illegal': Daily Telegraph
Ben Riley-Smith

Former Old Bailey bomber Gerry Kelly admits receiving royal pardon: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Inquiry finds IRA guarantees an attempt to 'distort' legal system: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

95 people with 'On the Run' letters are linked to 300 murders:
Cianan Brennan

OTR scheme used to 'shore up' peace process: The News Letter

Sinn Fein campaigned for on-the-runs scheme: Sunday World

Paisley – OTR letters were Blair's 'dirty little deal': The News Letter

Villiers – On the Run letters 'were never amnesty': BBC

Villiers should concede OTR scheme was unlawful – victims: The News Letter

Peter Hain accused of 'incomplete' testimony in 'on the run' inquiry: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Gerry Kelly – On the Runs report is an 'attack on Sinn Féin': BBC

Comfort letters – Kelly confident no top party figure applied: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty, Mark Hennessy

UUP call for naming of On the Run letter recipients: BBC

OTRs – Naming ex-fugitives 'could put trials at risk': The News Letter

OTR letters 'add to our pain and hurt': UTV
Mark McFadden

OTRS – Chief Constable George Hamilton's statement on Westminster inquiry: Belfast Telegraph

On the runs report a 'damning indictment' of government: The News Letter

On The Runs letters could still be an election issue for Conservatives: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Unionist merger 'could happen in future' says Jeffrey Donaldson: BBC

State 'involved in mass murder on British soil, colluded with loyalist paramilitaries in 80 deaths between 1972 and 1978': Belfast Telegraph

Glenanne gang – Notorious death squad 'fuelled by collusion': Belfast Telegraph
Chris Kilpatrick

Religious schools' preference for baptised children criticised: The Irish Times
Kitty Holland

Police free 33rd person held over Larne disorder: UTV

DUP seek to prosecute UUP minister they back in poll pact: The News Letter
Sam McBride

IRA veteran – Republicans' McConville jibes are shameful: The News Letter

Standing ovation as 'remarkable' Bishops receive Freedom of the City: Derry Journal
Brendan McDaid

Gay cake row – Christian Institute rally for Ashers Baking Company held at the Waterfront Hall Belfast: Belfast Telegraph

Waterfront overflows with 'gay cake' bakery supporters: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Liam Adams to appeal conviction: Belfast Telegraph

Christians lament first ever NI home game on a Sunday: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Rangers fans group say police should take action over Guidetti h** song: The Herald
Martin Williams

'Sheep s*****rs' Nationalists vandalise stones with offensive messages at Scots pro-union site (Mar 23): Scottish Daily Record

Scottish nationalism is a faith-based initiative, creating its own reality: The Spectator
Alex Massie

Brexit 'would cost us €4bn': Irish Examiner
Peter O'Dwyer

Ireland must play a daring role in debate on British membership of EU: The Irish Times
Dáithí O'Ceallaigh & Paul Gillespie

Tuesday, March 24

DUP names its price for electoral deal with Tories or Labour – £1bn for Northern Ireland: The Independent
David McKittrick

Welfare reform deal 'still doable': Belfast Telegraph

Northern Ireland Conservatives on one-way street to electoral oblivion: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Tug-of-war still goes on for 'victims': Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Stormont must be saved – Direct Rule is worst option: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Mitchel McLaughlin has the perfect attributes for Speaker's job: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Gregory Campbell censured for ridiculing Irish language: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Gregory Campbell barred from speaking in Assembly again after 'yawning loudly' when Sinn Fein MLA spoke in Irish: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Williamson

Should we deny help to those who need it just to punish a tiny group of people? (Mar 19): Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Hopes of new prosecutions for Brighton Bomb attack: ITV

MPs' report to examine flaws in OTR scheme: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

No pardon for the guilty men of Northern Ireland (Mar 22): Sunday Telegraph

Woman's shooting 'barbaric', say police: UTV
Sharon O'Neill

Inquest into UVF Tyrone murders halts court case: The News Letter

'IRA boss called us to his deathbed to apologise for our son Paul's murder': Sunday World
Donal MacIntyre

Councillor Brendan Curran accuses Sinn Fein of abuse cover-up: Belfast Telegraph
Joanne Fleming

Mairia Cahill – Gerry Adams' credibility is at zero... he has no decency left: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Victims failed by the men in balaclavas and in suits: (from the Sunday Life)
Suzanne Breen

UUP's Dudgeon – I've experienced no DUP homophobia: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Gay cake row – Robinson hits out at cost of Ashers case: Belfast Telegraph

Robinson slams cost of Ashers gay cake case: The News Letter

'Gay discrimination' B&B owner to speak at Ashers support event: The News Letter

Ashers Bakery case – It's a fundamental attack on our political and religious freedoms: Belfast Telegraph
Peter Lynas

Tánaiste rules out 'conscience clause' for firms opposed to marriage equality: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

Diarmuid Martin not calling for 'conscience clause' in vote: The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Catholic Ed. chief defends 'inclusive and diverse' schools (Mar 19): Irish Catholic
Cathal Barry

Award for Bloody Sunday bishop: Belfast Telegraph

More powers for Scotland without UK-wide perspective risk constitutional instability, warn peers: The Herald
Michael Settle

Congress aims to fund Israeli-Palestinian program using Northern Ireland model: Jewish Journal

Wilting blossom? Flower of Scotland national anthem bid rejected by MSPs (Mar 18): The Herald
Gerry Braiden

Monday, March 23

Nesbitt defends pact against 'better deal for DUP' claim: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Adams condemns SDLP pact 'blunder': Belfast Telegraph

DUP and UUP in clash over unionist pact: Portadown Times

Gildernew and Elliott trade blows ahead of election: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Flag issue may yet be costly to Alliance in bitter East Belfast election fight (Mar 16): Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Northern Ireland parties cast post-election eye: The News Letter

Farage wants DUP alliance to force a EU referendum: Daily Express
Macer Hall

British set to prosecute ex-IRA members despite "letters of comfort": Irish Voice/
James O'Shea

How the 'On The Run' letters left the IRA's victims feeling betrayed (Mar 22): Sunday Telegraph
Patrick Sawer

Ardoyne dissidents must not be appeased, as at Drumcree (Mar 9): The News Letter

Barrister accuses PSNI of contempt (Mar 13): Belfast Telegraph

Gerry Adams faces calls to apologise to sister of a man who died after an IRA punishment attack when he was shot three times in the leg: Daily Mail
Jenny Awford

PSNI 'may have to return £14m': Belfast Telegraph

Don't shoot Goldman Sachs for warning about Sinn Féin on economy: The Irish Times
Chris Johns

Sinn Fein has shown it is not fit to govern – and here's the reason why (Mar 15): Sunday Independent
Jody Corcoran

Potential Sinn Féin voters must reflect (Mar 12): Irish Independent

SF all-Ireland agenda failed (Mar 11): Londonderry Sentinel

Poll shows overwhelming support for 'gay cake' row bakery: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Cake row is just a recipe for another legal disaster (Mar 21): Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Northern Ireland's equality tsar – equal treatment is an article of faith: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Bakery legal action is ill-judged (Mar 18): Belfast Telegraph

'Opt-out' clause is rejected by same-sex campaign: Irish Independent
John Downing

British royal expected to attend 1916 centenary event: The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

Irish government to support 1916 commemorations in Britain: Irish Post
James Mulhall

Time to rescue our national flag from extremists: Irish Independent
Catherine Byrne

The Troubles in kit form at model exhibition (Mar 12): The News Letter

Scottish nationalism is hypersensitive and insular. So is the newspaper it has spawned: The Spectator
Daniel Jackson

A way to save the Union from the cunning Nats (Mar 22): Sunday Telegraph
Bruce Anderson

EU exit would leave UK out in cold (Mar 9): Belfast Telegraph

Ireland lacks solidarity with EU on defence, says Sutherland (Mar 17): The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

Sunday, March 22

Police target six key IRA suspects: Sunday Telegraph
Tim Ross, Nicola Harley and Robert Mendick

Arlene Foster – I back Tom Elliott: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

UUP's election pact gamble risks hurting it in two key seats: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Cast vote for eastern promise (Mar 17): Belfast Telegraph
Alan McBride

Chance for voters to do a Jeremy Clarkson on Sinn Fein and Alliance: The News Letter
Sammy Wilson

'Don't debate welfare behind close doors' – Agnew: UTV

DUP defends funding for ex-paramilitary groups: The News Letter

Mitchel McLaughlin's a little confused over Stormont symbols (Mar 19): Belfast Telegraph
Nelson McCausland

Above The Law – paramilitary 'punishment' attacks in Northern Ireland:
Kathryn Torney

Ex-military concerned over NI's cut of Chancellor's payout (Mar 19): Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Concerns over PSNI 'talks' with Dublin on Kingsmills IRA suspects: The News Letter

'The IRA have been protecting the man who shot my father for 30 years': Sunday Independent
Mairia Cahill

Ex-Provo accuses Sinn Fein of covering up priest's abuse: Sunday Independent
Michael Browne

The bonfire of the tragedies: Belfast Telegraph

Shankill bomb 'hero' Raymond Elliott passes away: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Hero's passing a reminder of a past we still have to deal with: Belfast Telegraph

Bomb victim makes journey of peace: Derry Journal
Catherine Doran

Election debates – DUP says NI omission is 'outrageous': BBC

Division is in Northern Ireland genes as scientists find there really are two distinct tribes (Mar 20): Belfast Telegraph
Linda Stewart

Traveller gang vows to get revenge after INLA thugs steal €28,000 worth of cocaine: Irish Mirror
Garreth MacNamee

Easter Rising 1916 – DUP criticise plan for Belfast parade: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Royal presence could benefit understanding of 1916 commemorations British students claim: Irish Post
Fiona Audley

Commemoration nation – a chance to reflect on 1916 (Mar 21): The Irish Times
Diarmaid Ferriter

Better to ignore 1916 than stage a carnival of amnesia and self-hatred: Sunday Independent
John Waters

Bert and Ernie gay marriage cake row could force Muslims to print Prophet Mohammed cartoons – lawyer (Mar 18): Daily Telegraph
John Bingham

Intolerance of the Ashers case won't further tolerance: Belfast Telegraph
Fionola Meredith

A Northern Irish candidate for a northern English stronghold (Mar 21): The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Bombshell Daily Record poll shows majority of Scots now support independence: Scottish Daily Record
David Clegg

Scots are illegitimate in British family of nations: The Scotsman
Andrew Wilson

Lessons for US police from an unexpected place – Northern Ireland: Daily Times (Pakistan)
Terry Golway

Saturday, March 21

DUP hits back at critics of electoral pact with the UUP: The News Letter

Elliott 'confident' of beating Gildernew in election: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

DUP/UUP – It's now time for us all to face up to the pacts of life: Belfast Telegraph
Alex Kane

The painful electoral logic that applies with Northern Ireland's May election: The Irish Times

UUP rejects Long's East Belfast 'death knell' claim (Mar 18): The News Letter

East Belfast – They will always back the green, red and black of Glentoran (Feb 2): Belfast Telegraph

Dire consequences if Tories win – McGuinness: UTV

Welfare reform – Green Party's Steven Agnew criticises Sinn Féin: BBC
Mark Devenport

This sends out the message that being on welfare pays: Belfast Telegraph
David Vance

British 'embarrassed' by Finucane Congress address: Belfast Media
Evan Short

Disinterested British government stalls progress in "volatile" North of Ireland: Irish Post
Fiona Audley

US coolness a sign of normal politics: Irish Independent
Liz O'Donnell

PSNI force of 7,000 not sustainable, says deputy chief constable: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Dissidents 'tried four times to detonate bomb at school': The News Letter

Murdered Ryan's best mate is beaten up by drug dealer (Mar 10): Evening Herald
Ken Foy

Party animals – Slain RIRA chief's pals hold bash for murder accused (Mar 18): Sunday World
Alan Sherry

Report commends progress in delivering for victims: UTV

Victims' concerns over control of new Troubles probe unit (Mar 17): The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Song is a hurtful publicity stunt (Mar 17): Belfast Telegraph

Widow of innocent civilian Anthony Hughes wins Loughgall SAS killings inquest review: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Two weeks to finalise Jean McConville case: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne McKeown

The Temple could provide the solution to community bonfires – Pat Ramsey: Derry Journal

Temple art project in Derry could lead to drugs and orgies, claim ministers: Belfast Telegraph
Donna Deeney

Pagan priest hits back after Temple criticism: Londonderry Sentinel
Niall Deeney

Diversity can enrich each of us: Belfast Telegraph
Brian McClinton

McGuinness rejects Goldman Sachs claim that Sinn Féin is a threat to economy: The Irish Times
Amanda Ferguson

Is Sinn Féin's rise a threat to the economy? This man doesn't think so... (Mar 18):
Hugh O'Connell

Sinn Féin shifts uneasily – and economically?: The Irish Times

Sinn Féin success could derail the recovery: Irish Examiner
Jim Power

New York legislators confirmed for Belfast Homecoming (Mar 17): Belfast Media

1916 Easter Rising centenary inclusivity plea: Belfast Telegraph

FF accuses Sinn Féin of exploiting 1916 Rising for political purposes: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

Axing foreign language funding makes us more insular (Mar 17): The News Letter

It's the end of the road – the Irish language is coming to a full stop (Mar 19): Irish Examiner
Victoria White

First SF Cork lord mayor for 90 years: Irish Examiner
Eoin English

Fifa – Team GB will not compete at Rio unless all home nations agree: BBC

No UK referendum on EU this year, says David Cameron (Mar 18): Irish Examiner
William James and Alastair Macdonald

If the UK quits the EU, what happens to Ireland?: The Irish Times
Tom Arnold, James Kilcourse

It is simple – In our political behaviour we bear no resemblance to the other parts of these islands: The Herald
Ian Bell

The Union has been weakened by a lack of action (Mar 16): The Herald

Friday, March 20

US lawmakers told of 'dishonourable silence' over acts of collusion in Troubles: The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

Belfast Confetti: The New Yorker
David Remnick

US State Department refuses to be drawn on Adams criticism: The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

How the White House snubbed Irish politicians on St. Patrick's Day: Washington Post
Henry Farrell

Weary of the green – peace process fatigue is setting in on both sides of Atlantic: The Irish Times
Noel Whelan

DUP seeks Biden apology over 'Orange' St Patrick's Day joke: The Irish Times
Mary Minihan

Progress has been made to resolve welfare crisis, says Villiers: The News Letter

The Budget – Cuts plan will be a real tester for Sinn Fein: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

McCallister slams unionist pact: The News Letter

Ulster Unionists under fire for electoral pact with DUP: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

DUP leader Peter Robinson defends the electoral pact: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Armagh voters not impressed with pact: The News Letter

SDLP 'silent partners' in unionist deal – Murphy: Newry Times
Paul Malone

Mid Ulster unionists clash on Twitter over lack of Westminster election pact: Mid Ulster Mail
Michael McGlade

East Belfast divided broadly along class lines on UUP-DUP pact: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Pacts have a downside as well as benefits: Belfast Telegraph
Nicholas Whyte

DUP knows it holds aces in Westminster: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Great deal for the DUP, but Nesbitt could still be a winner: The News Letter
Alex Kane

As voter numbers fall, election pacts are the order of the day: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Unionist voters will welcome news of the UUP-DUP pact: The News Letter

Is this the future of unionism?: Belfast Telegraph

UKIP wants to work with DUP in Westminster: UTV
Chris Chambers

Day Two of Tricolours and drinking in Holylands (Mar 18): The News Letter
Ben Lowry

'The Irish Tricolour is a symbol of our generous, inclusive Irishness': Irish Independent

Disabled ex-terrorists may get £150-a-week pension: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

DUP – We'd rather sink pensions scheme than see terrorists get cash: The News Letter

Ballymoney attack – Man shot at house on Finvoy Road: BBC

Men arrested by PSNI probing dissident republican activity: Portadown Times

Case against Disappeared McConville accused adjourned: Irish News
Lesley-Anne McKeown

Reunite Joe with his mother say Lynskey family: UTV
Jane Loughrey

Loughgall victim's wife 'delighted' with ruling: Tyrone Times

'Hooded man' Gerry McKerr has died: UTV

Tribalism fuels discord, bloodshed: Albuquerque Journal
Winthrop Quigley

Burton – Handling of republican sex abuse claims of great concern in US: Irish Examiner
Juno McEnroe

Sinn Fein in sex abuse crisis are just like the Catholic Church: Irish Voice/
John Spain

Conscience Bill 'will cause bias': Belfast Telegraph

Rev. Orr warns Temple is 'pagan': Londonderry Sentinel
Niall Deeney

Conscience clause – 'No anti-gay law' billboard tours Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Cromie

Teachers' warning on conscience clause bill: The News Letter

Celtic fans fail in legal challenge over Roll of Honour song fine: STV

London Letter – Cameron ignores lessons of history as he riles Scottish voters: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

The nightmare of sleepwalking into another independence referendum: The Herald
Alison Rowat

Thursday, March 19

DUP and UUP hail new pact as 'historic' while other parties fume: Belfast Media

Election 2015 – DUP leader rejects election pacts are anti-democratic: BBC

SDLP rules out SF election pact to counter unionist deal: The Irish Times
Amanda Ferguson

DUP and UUP seal election pact for East Belfast, Fermanagh and South Tyrone, North Belfast Newry and Armagh: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

UUP Westminster candidate Sandra Overend would welcome DUP support in Mid Ulster: Mid Ulster Mail
Shauna Corr

Pact between UUP and DUP in Fermanagh South Tyrone: Impartial Reporter

Unionist election pact – Winning a seat is not quite as simple as adding two sets of voters together: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Do unionist electoral pacts weaken the Union?:
Steven McCaffery

Enda Kenny appeals to Gerry Adams on Northern Ireland impasse: The Irish Times
Mary Minihan

Stormont crisis – Talks over welfare reform to resume: BBC

Sinn Féin rubbishes Fine Gael TD's remarks: Irish Examiner
Fiachra Ó Cionnaith

Questions for Sinn Féin?: RTE
Claire Byrne

Gerry Adams is the ultimate OTR who's fleeing from truth: Belfast Telegraph
Eilis O'Hanlon

Why Gerry Adams is reviled at home but revered abroad: The Irish Times
Eugene McEldowney

Now White House makes us accept Tory welfare cuts: Belfast Telegraph
Eamonn McCann

Sinn Féin does not seem to see difference between truth and lies: The Irish Times
Fintan O'Toole

Sinn Fein needs to convince the Irish voters, not the likes of Goldman Sachs: Evening Herald

Union flag protestor convicted for role in illegal public processions: The Irish Times
Alan Erwin

Woman pleads guilty to burning flag: UTV
George Jackson

PSNI say 33 arrests made in south and east Belfast on St Patrick's Day: BBC

Boy (13) among 33 arrested during St Patrick's festivities: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Car burnt out amid disorderly behaviour by youths: UTV

Bryson guilty of unlawful public processions: UTV
Alan Erwin

Budget 2015 – George Osborne warns Northern Ireland parties on corporation tax: BBC

Niece of German IRA victim pleads with Barack Obama to keep distance from Sinn Fein: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

'Harrassment' cop quiz for victim Maria Cahill: Sunday World
Paula Mackin

Bishop appeals for information on 'The Disappeared': Irish Catholic
Cathal Barry

'Respond to Irish Language Act' urges Cllr McShane: Ballymoney Times
Una Culkin

St Patrick's celebration now a true cross-community event: Belfast Telegraph

Martina Anderson denied access to Gaza: Derry Journal

Wednesday, March 18

Northern Ireland unionist parties agree pact as they seek more seats in May: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Obama – 'Still more to do' on NI peace process: RTE

Obama praises Ireland as 'nation on the move again': Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor

Villiers to convene talks on impasse: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Ó hEára echoes call for respect: Derry Journal
Brendan McDaid

Gerry Adams snubbed by US Government officials on St Patrick's Day visit to Washington (Mar 17): Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

US government U-turn on Adams meeting (Mar 17): The News Letter

Sinn Féin Assembly antics show it just can't be trusted: Irish Independent
John Bruton

Biden – 'If you're wearing orange, you're not welcome in here': Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor and Daniel McConnell

Call for apology over Biden 'orange' joke: UTV
Chris Chambers

Orange alert as gaffe-prone Joe Biden gets egg on his face: The Irish Times
Mary Minihan

Sinn Féin biggest threat to economic growth, warns top economist: Irish Independent
Daniel McConnell

All's changed, but there's still something '70s about Sinn Féin: Irish Examiner
Gerard Howlin

Cahill pours scorn on IRA's 'Mickey Mouse' psychiatrists (Mar 11): The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Sex abuse scandal shows us how Sinn Fein would govern if voters elect them: Evening Herald
Gerry O'Carroll

Morally dead SF unfit for power (Mar 15): Sunday Independent

DUP consider taking legal action over exclusion from TV election debate: BBC

Some NI Catholics 'questioning their nationalism and considering DUP': The News Letter
Sam McBride

Naomi Long v Gavin Robinson – Rival East Belfast election candidates take to Twitter as the war of words heats up: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Sinn Fein's use of a council building for campaign launch 'broke the rules' says Lord Morrow: Tyrone Times
Anthony Quinn

DUP's Nigel Dodds backs the Telegraph leaders' digital debate – even though he won't be taking part: Daily Telegraph
Christopher Hope

St Patrick's Day – young girl struck with missile as revellers clash with loyalist protesters at Belfast City Hall: Belfast Telegraph

Man arrested and child injured during St Patrick's Day tension: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Poundworld removes St Patrick's Day tricolour bunting from Belfast shop after customers complain: Belfast Telegraph
Nevin Farrell

Bushmills shooting – Masked men shoot man in both legs: BBC

Hundreds of punishment-style shootings – but not one conviction: Belfast Telegraph
Donna Deeney

Victims' Dublin march off after Irish pledge on IRA files: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

PSNI widow's fury at song that demands 'justice' for men found guilty of murdering her husband: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Why St Patrick is a figure we can all unite behind: Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

New St Patrick needed – Drive python politicians out (Mar 16): (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

The Irish identity crisis – why St Patrick's Day is an odd holiday: New Statesman
Oliver Farry

Northern Ireland corporation tax devolution backed: Belfast Telegraph
Nicholas Randall and Trevor Mason

Gerry Adams and Hillary Clinton in New York: The New Yorker
Patrick Radden Keefe

Hillary Clinton hails women in North as 'agents for change' (Mar 17): The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

Hillary played a role in Ireland peace: The Hill
Joe Crowley

When it comes to Irish peace, history and Hillary rhyme (Mar 16): Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

The other kind of Irish (Mar 16): Montreal Gazette
Joanne Latimer

'Car Bomb Stout' promotion blows up in brewery's face: USA Today
Annabelle Tometich

SF's failure to back ISIS motion condemned: The News Letter
Adam Kula

Sorry laddy, the IRA and ISIS are not the same: Delaware County Daily Times
Chris Freind

Tuesday, March 17

Gerry Adams left red-faced after snub by US officials: Irish Independent
Daniel McConnell

Gerry Adams to hold talks with US State Department officials: The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

Adams' US meeting will go ahead – Sinn Féin: UTV
Chris Chambers

McGuinness and Robinson work on solution to crisis: Irish Independent
Liam Clarke

Welfare reform deal 'on cards' as Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness call off White House St Patrick's Day visit: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Mood brightens as McGuinness talks of new welfare reform deal within days: Belfast Media

No more cash should go to appeasing Sinn Fein on welfare: The News Letter

Call to 'rebalance' symbolism at Stormont: UTV

Alliance is not the solution, just part of the same-old, same-old problem: The News Letter
Alex Kane

We can re-fight our old quarrel over and over (Mar 10): Derry Journal
Norman Hamill

Police to quiz Mairia Cahill: Sunday World
Paula Mackin

'Moving abusers a big concern': Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

Associate of IRA's houdini at centre of rape claims: Sunday World
Alan Sherry

How Adams has dodged the real questions in his responses (Mar 15): Sunday Independent
Maeve Sheehan

SF's credo – Ireland be damned as long as we're all right: Irish Independent
Brendan Howlin

Sinn Fein double standards exposed: Belfast Telegraph
Boyd Black

When the going gets tough ... Spin Féin gets going: Irish Independent
Lise Hand

Adams must set record straight: Belfast Telegraph

SF's Spads getting £500k each year – but other parties still hiding: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Some nationalist councillors 'disrespectful' to Fermanagh unionists, says DUP mayor (Mar 10): Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

Gavin Robinson – 'I wasn't joining flag protests but working to end them...': Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Love Ulster – Parade in Dublin cancelled over fears of violence: Irish Mirror
Sarah Bardon

Burned in their memory – Northern Ireland gets set for it's own Burning Man with 75ft Temple to be torched in honour of Troubles victims: Daily Mail
Jack Crone

Gavin Robinson – Naomi Long refuses to talk to me...but MP insists she's spoken to East Belfast rival many times: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

DUP and Alliance throwing everything at East Belfast: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Naomi Long is the popular favourite to succeed David Ford as Alliance leader: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

An alliance with the DUP will be a harder bargain than either Labour or the Tories think: New Statesman
Ciara Dunne

Moygashel polling station decision appealed by UUP MLA: The News Letter

Builders targeted by dissident thieves who burnt out diggers after failed extortion bid: Belfast Telegraph
Tony Allen

Bomb hoaxer jailed over threats to kill MP: UTV
Ashleigh McDonald

Former UDA terrorist admits abusing girls: Belfast Telegraph
Tony Allen

Man hurt in baseball bat attack in Ballymoney: UTV
Stephen Dunwoody

Sinn Fein and its tenuous, tribal claims on Rising: Belfast Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

No, everybody's not Irish: Montreal Gazette
Patrick McKenna

Hillary Clinton says peace processes must involve women to succeed: Irish Voice/
Kate Hickey

In Accepting Irish-American Honor, Hillary Clinton Recasts Her Role in a Peace Pact: New York Times
Amy Chozick

Irish America bids to put second Clinton in the White House: Irish Examiner

Let's not turn a PC blind eye to Islamic injustices (Mar 6): Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Lessons from Ireland: The Hill
John Feehery

Pan-UK survey on Scottish independence dodged doubters and don't knows: The Guardian
Severin Carrell

Monday, March 16

Obama signals he is unhappy with turmoil in the North: Irish Independent
Niall O'Connor

McGuinness pulls out of St Patrick's visit to US: UTV
Louise Convery

Martin McGuinness hopeful of welfare deal by middle of week: BBC

A real test of how power is used by SF – Stormont welfare impasse: Irish Examiner

Prominent Dublin SF figure linked to fresh abuse claims, secret report says: Irish Independent
Daniel McConnell and Niall O'Connor

Kenny – SF still has questions to answer over kangaroo court: The Irish Times
Simon Carswell, Patsy McGarry, Harry McGee

Royston Brady – 'Gerry Adams has more skeletons than the Titanic': Irish Independent
David Kearns

Chilling how Sinn Fein's next generation is willing to go along with the silence (Mar 15): Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Deeply disturbing claims deserve far better response from on high in Sinn Féin: Irish Independent
Daniel McConnell

Did we give Gerry Adams a get out of jail free card?: Daily Mail
Peter McKay

Sit up and notice before another child is abused (Mar 15): Sunday Independent
Mairia Cahill

Campbell calls for full inquiry into abuse cases: The News Letter

Adams to attend Clinton's inauguration into Irish America magazine's hall of fame: Irish Examiner

Naomi Long 'made of steel to match the shipyards': The News Letter

Dissident Mayhem – Light shone on secretive republican chief (Mar 11): Sunday World
Paula Mackin

Gap narrows in key election battlegrounds (Mar 12): Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Life in Divis Flats (Mar 9): The New Yorker
Siobhan Bohnacker

Terrorists' 'war' on hoods is a sham fight (Mar 13): Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

MLA baffled at Enniskillen 'Protestant Tesco bags' claim (Mar 11): The News Letter

Ringland tackles sectarianism: Larne Times

Protest song backing PSNI killers released on iTunes: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Meeting over Kingsmill: Irish News

Man whose mother was murdered by UVF forgives killers: The News Letter

Kenny 'used Irish to exclude': Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

O Muiri hopes bilingual policy proposal will be accepted (Mar 10): Newry Times
Paul Malone

'Irish belongs to you, so why not try and use it more':
Cuan Ó Seireadáin

Jim Molyneaux 'a man of quiet courtesy and civility' (Mar 9): The News Letter

Northern Ireland Assembly urged to end gender imbalance (Mar 10): Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

'It's time for women to step up to the mark. Too many still lack self-belief which is fatal in politics' (Mar 10): Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

How Ireland is dis-integrating (Mar 10): The Irish Times
Fintan O'Toole

1916 centenary can involve no 'hierarchy of victims' (Mar 10): Irish Independent
John Bruton

We're still haunted by the ghost of 1916: Evening Herald

Roaming charges – NI anger as EU delays move to scrap tariffs (Mar 9): BBC
Barra Best

Northern Ireland lags behind in cross-border trade (Mar 9): Belfast Telegraph
Jamie Stinson

Go ahead for all-Ireland child heart services (Mar 3): UTV

Ulster Project seeks host families (Mar 11): Greenville Daily Reflector
Abbie Bennett

All-island collaboration in tourism must be stepped up (Mar 10): Irish News
Angela McGowan

Under Kenny, Fine Gael is neither Christian nor is it democratic (Mar 13): Irish Independent
David Quinn

Poll – Most people in UK say Scotland will leave it one day: The Herald
Magnus Gardham and Michael Settle

Ulster 'link' to 1948 Malaya case (Mar 10): Belfast Telegraph


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