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Sunday, May 15

Armed British police to patrol Dublin streets for Queen's visit with fears of dissident attack: Daily Mail
Larissa Nolan and John Lee

Queen's visit to Ireland could mark the start of a new era, says Gerry Adams: The Observer
Henry McDonald

A royal bid to end eons of enmity: Boston Globe
Kevin Cullen

Barack Obama and the Queen to visit Ireland during its time of despair: The Observer
David Sharrock

Anti-IRA figures not on royal list: Sunday Independent
Liam Collins

Security stepped up ahead of Queen's Ireland visit: Scotland on Sunday
Nicholas Christian

Queen to pay respects to Ireland's fallen republicans: Independent on Sunday
David McKittrick

Royal guest will slip off to visit top racehorses: Sunday Independent
Maeve Sheehan

The diva, the diplomat and the Queen (May 13): BBC
Mark Simpson

Will Ireland welcome the Queen?: Scotland on Sunday
Martyn McLaughlin

Never fear, your majesty, we are royalists at heart: Sunday Independent
Anthony Cronin

Ireland prepares for what was recently unthinkable – welcoming a British queen: Sunday Telegraph
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Private visit would serve us all better than a State event: Sunday Independent
Charles Lysaght

Anglo Irish agreement: The Irish Times
Ronan McGreevy

Celtic star's father arrested again: Evening Herald
Cormac Byrne

IRA bomber Price being grilled on dissident activity: (from the Belfast Telegraph)
Suzanne Breen

Pair charged with encouraging acts of terrorism: UTV Internet

Treat Real IRA as urgently as bin Laden: Londonderry Sentinel

Loyalist attack on home is no.42: Belfast Media
Ian Allen

Northern Ireland now safest region of UK (May 13): Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

UUP leader still has party support: UTV Internet

Ruane may retain Education as Sinn Fein picks ministry again: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Much still to be done: Belfast Media

Religious leaders must fan the growing wind of change: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

US Envoy hailed as 'friend of Derry': Derry Journal

A real chance to forge stronger links with US: Belfast Telegraph
Ann McGregor

Royal Irish prepare to receive the Freedom of Lisburn: Ulster Star

Church decline 'a crisis in slow motion' (May 14): The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Jail vow to tackle religious hate: BBC

Celtic boss Neil Lennon vows to remain in job despite death threats: Scottish Daily Record
Mark Guidi

Scottish independence is a win-win situation (May 14): The Guardian
Simon Hoggart

Good riddance to this unequal Union: Independent on Sunday
Tim Lott

Good riddance! QUENTIN LETTS is fed up with ungrateful Scots gorging on our money. He says give them independence: Daily Mail
Quentin Letts

If Scotland does secede, I won't be alone in mourning for my country: The Observer
David Mitchell

Saturday, May 14

Irish leave past behind with queen's visit: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Queen set for first Ireland visit:
Stephen Bates and Henry McDonald

An opportunity to build new relationship between our countries: Irish Examiner
Gerry Adams

8,000 gardai in Queen security plan: UTV Internet

Anti-queen protests can proceed 'up to a point': Irish Examiner
Cormac O'Keeffe

Public banned from streets outside all Queen's visit sites: The Irish Times
Conor Lally

SF – Opposition must be dignified and peaceful: Irish Examiner
Eoin English

Will the Irish give a warm welcome?: Daily Telegraph
Neil Tweedie

Queen's visit to Ireland – the Royal legacy: BBC
Shane Harrison

The lighter moments could turn out most memorable: Irish Independent
Lise Hand

SF motion on Dublin-Monaghan attacks to clash with Queen's arrival: The Irish Times
Paul Cullen & Barry Roche

Sinn Féin opts for education portfolio: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

So much for all the predictions: BBC
Mark Devenport

Executive unveiled: UTV Internet
Marc Mallett

Boring politics in North a sign of normality: The Irish Times
Noel Whelan

Now we've got a new twin-track Assembly: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

McGuinness lauds SF and DUP leadership: Tyrone Times

'No impact' from poll dissidents: Derry Journal

PSNI dissident republican investigation – Price arrested: BBC

Two held in dissident investigation: RTE

Woman held over Ronan Kerr murder freed: BBC

Primate tells dissidents to put an end to violence (May 13): The News Letter

Loyalists deny intimidation claims: UTV Internet

Loyalists need to step out from shadow of the UVF: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

BC faces dilemma over Irish archive: Boston Globe
Lisa Wangsness and Tracy Jan

US prosecutors seek access to IRA tapes: Daily Telegraph
Toby Harnden

Pat Finucane family 'expecting full inquiry': BBC

Bringing to book (May 4): Irish Medical Times
Seamus Kilby

'God Save the Queen' set for Aviva Stadium airing:

'Ring of steel' for Old Firm matches: The Scotsman
Alastair Dalton

Men in court over Lennon parcel bombs: UTV Internet

Neil Lennon – an assault, a death threat and now the league decider:
Kevin McCarra

Echoes of the Troubles ring down the decades (May 13): The Herald
Christopher Jack

Lennon campaign of hate must stop: Belfast Telegraph

George Mitchell resigns as US Middle East peace envoy:
Ewen MacAskill

Friday, May 13

Robinson and McGuinness reappointed: Belfast Telegraph

Peter Robinson – Northern Ireland's best years ahead: BBC

Hay re-appointed as Speaker: UTV Internet

Allister outraged as Speaker retakes post with help of Sinn Fein: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Allister's taunting unsettles Assembly: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Fears of leak scupper ministerial carve-up dummy run: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Drama marks day one of assembly: BBC
Stephen Walker

Plan to slash Stormont departments: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Peter Robinson has emerged from his trials as softer but stronger man: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

UUP fury as McClarty defends snub to party: The News Letter

Basil McCrea will not back an early bid to oust Tom Elliott: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Ulster Unionists acting like political dinosaurs: The News Letter
Norman Baxter

Just what was it that caused Tom Elliott to fume?: Belfast Telegraph
Henry Patterson

Leadership not the real issue: The News Letter

UUP defends its deal with DUP: The News Letter

Potential flashpoints 'suffocated' by gardaí: Irish Examiner
Cormac O'Keeffe

CoI archbishop hails visit of Queen: The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Into the West – rural Ireland awaits the Queen's visit: BBC
Mervyn Jess

No bows or curtsies when the Queen pays historic visit to Ireland:
Nicholas Watt

Three held in dissident raid: Evening Herald

Real IRA boss held in Dublin crime crackdown: Irish Examiner
Cormac O'Keeffe

Belfast arrest over dissident activity: UTV Internet

NI dissident bomb attacks 'double': UTV Internet

Anger over 'double standards' on murals: The News Letter

Petrol bomb attack a hate crime – police: Impartial Reporter

IRA victims set to slip into Libya: The News Letter

Secret Archive of Ulster Troubles Faces Subpoena: New York Times
Jim Dwyer

Nick Clegg rules out UK-wide referendum on Union: The Scotsman
David Maddox

NI fans match with Republic off amid sectarian fears: BBC

After attack, a bullet in the post for Celtic boss Neil Lennon: The Independent
Richard Hall

Football fan charged with assaulting Celtic manager Neil Lennon during SPL match at Tynecastle: Scottish Daily Record

Two in court over Neil Lennon parcel bombs:

Sectarian problem is worse in Scotland than Northern Ireland now, says Shiels: The Herald
Michael Baillie

Neil Lennon's home town Celtic fans' club in SFA appeal: BBC
Ross McKee

No place for bigots and fools in football, insists First Minister: The Scotsman
Martyn McLaughlin

Celtic join Scottish Catholics in call for crackdown on sectarian attacks:
Severin Carrell

David Templeton – Neil Lennon's comments added to toxic atmosphere: The Scotsman
Stuart Bathgate

Lennon would be better served if more were revealed than the raw figure on the touchline: The Herald
Richard Wilson

Neil Lennon is an Irishman who polarises opinion like no other: Daily Telegraph
Roddy Forsyth

I have never known any figure to be so loathed, so demonised, so hated: The Herald
Chris Watt

Thursday, May 12

Elliott sorry for SF 'scum' outburst: UTV Internet

Sinn Fein 'scum' outburst unionist Elliott apologises to 'good republicans': Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

David McClarty says he will remain an independent MLA: BBC

Alliance to eclipse UUP in executive: The News Letter

Assembly set to gather amid acrimony over ministries: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Assembly Speaker to be appointed: UTV Internet

2011 – The accidental election: BBC
Mark Devenport

Leaders must halt decline of parties: Belfast Telegraph

The North decides: Irish Echo

Paul Maskey 'wants to run for West Belfast': BBC

Cameron to join queen in Dublin for historic dinner: Irish Independent
Fionnan Sheahan and Shane Hickey

Kenny hopes for 'royal welcome' for Queen: RTE

Cork steps up security measures for Queen's visit: Irish Examiner
Eoin English

Garda plans for State events unveiled: RTE

Pipe bomb a 'royal protest': Irish Examiner
Cormac O'Keefe

NY protest against queen's Irish visit: Irish Echo

Welcome for queen age-old issue:
Claire McCormack

Visit a symbol of how we can work together: Irish Independent
Julian King

So why is the queen coming to Ireland?: Irish Echo
Michael Cummings

Queen's visit to Ireland may 'heal divisions': Anglican Journal
Trevor Grundy

U.S. Economic Envoy to Northern Ireland steps down: Irish Voice/
Patrick Roberts

How Declan Kelly helped bring US investment to NI: BBC
Jim Fitzpatrick

Why Kelly was a real hero to the business community: Belfast Telegraph
David Elliot

Peter Robinson backs Balmoral Show move to Maze: BBC

All we want is the truth about the hunger-strike on 30th anniversary (May 8): (from the Sunday World)
Suzanne Breen

Peace came at huge cost: Belfast Media

Landmark compensation victory for MLA and Derry journalist: Derry Journal

Supreme court ruling redefines miscarriages of justice:
Owen Bowcott and Sandra Laville

Footfall figures show shoppers abandoning North: Irish Examiner
Niamh Hennessy

'Dark day' for Scottish football as Celtic manager Neil Lennon attacked by fan during SPL clash against Hearts: Daily Telegraph
Roddy Forsyth

Scottish football's night of shame: The Scotsman
Stuart Bathgate

Fan attack Celtic chief Neil Lennon on Twitter – I don't walk alone: Belfast Telegraph

Neil Lennon would be forgiven for walking away after Hearts attack: The Guardian
Ewan Murray

Two detained in Neil Lennon bomb probe: BBC

Celtic manager Neil Lennon in the line of fire as hatred continues to grow: Daily Telegraph
Alasdair Reid

NI fans stick with boycott of Republic and Wales games: BBC

Ireland to rely on British security checks: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

Wednesday, May 11

Results raise leadership isssues for UUP and SDLP: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Margaret Ritchie – No regrets over SDLP leadership: BBC

McClarty – withdraw Sinn Fein 'scum' remark or it's no deal, Tom: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

New Executive ministers to be appointed on Monday: BBC
Mark Devenport

Speaker of the Assembly now likely to be from Sinn Fein: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Stormont focus turns to speaker: BBC
Mark Devenport

Arlene Foster hints at exit from ministry: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Martina Anderson tipped for Executive role: Derry Journal

Elliott will survive but must learn lessons: The News Letter
Alex Kane

How Peter Robinson has morphed to fully occupy the middle ground: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Elliott will survive but must learn lessons: The News Letter
Alex Kane

A lot of us just exercise the democratic right to whinge: Belfast Telegraph
Nuala McKeever

Stability gradually returning to the North: Irish Post

Sinn Féin, DUP dominate local election results: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan & George Jackson

Alliance makes strong gains but UUP loses 16 seats as its vote freefalls: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

UUP pushed to rural powerbase: The News Letter

Unionists discussing Belfast City Hall co-operation: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne Henry

UUP's pact with DUP 'gives mixed message': The News Letter

The fall of the big house of unionism: BBC
Sharon Ferguson

The Treasury: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Local lobby on corporation tax: Derry Journal

Dissident inmates in new protest over 'broken' jail deal15: Belfast Telegraph
Connla Young

Cells wrecked in Maghaberry 'dirty protest': UTV Internet

Grenade thrown at boys and police in Derry: The Irish Times
George Jackson

Our sons could have been killed in dissident grenade attack: Belfast Telegraph

Woman held over Ronan Kerr's murder: The News Letter

UDA chief calls for end to 'bonfire violence' and dismisses claims of new loyalist dissident groups: Belfast Media
Scott Jamison

New UVF murals painted in east Belfast: UTV Internet

Loyalist murals return to east Belfast, and few welcome them: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Bik's harrowing memories of 1981: Belfast Media
Francesca Ryan

Anniversary of disappearance prompts family to renew appeal: The Cross Examiner
Brónagh Murphy

'Murph Massacre campaigners meet Bloody Sunday families: Belfast Media
Paul Ainsworth

Supreme Court to rule on Derry men compensation: UTV Internet

'No offence' over queen's Fáilte Ireland ad demotion: Irish Examiner
Brian Hutton

IFA hits out at Nations boycott: The News Letter

Ulster eyes on Scotland as Union verdict looms: Belfast Telegraph
Henry McDonald

Federalist future talked up: The Herald
Michael Settle

It is time for England's first empire to get independence:
Simon Jenkins

Probe into parcel bombs sent to Celtic boss & supporters continues as police quiz locals (May 6): Scottish Daily Record

Gun alert at Celtic's training ground: UTV Internet

Tuesday, May 10

SF Speaker would be 'significant': UTV Internet

Parties to hold talks on forming executive: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Ministerial share-out could be postponed for days: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

All eyes on who'll take ministerial posts: The News Letter
Quintin Oliver

Unionists gain MLA but lose executive post: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Out with the old and in with the new at Stormont: BBC
Sharon Ferguson

Voters simply wanted this settlement to work: Belfast Telegraph
Pol O Dochartaigh

My comment was right: The News Letter
Tom Elliott

'Scum' row – little sign of support for Tom Elliott from his own party: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

David McClarty says call for him to remain independent: BBC

Purvis to take political 'break': UTV Internet

We're the party of NI: The News Letter
Peter Robinson

SDLP and Ulster Unionists suffer local election losses: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

UUP poll-axed in city council vote as woes mount: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne Henry, Noel McAdam and Sarah Rainey

DUP set to lose majority on Castlereagh Council: BBC

Derry's political landscape unchanged: Belfast Telegraph
Donna Deeney

The 'Durkan brand' gets Mark H elected: Derry Journal

Robinson's son elected on first count: Irish Independent
Patrice Dougan

Prisons, policing, strikes – a full in-tray awaits Ford: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Murray

Dissidents linked to grenade attack on police: Belfast Telegraph
Donna Deeney

Alert at Sinn Féin HQ 'a hoax': UTV Internet

East Belfast murals show UVF men with machine guns: BBC

Village to be sealed off for queen's stud visit: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

A royal mix-up as wrong tapes used in radio adverts demote Her Majesty to princess: The Irish Times
Michael Parsons

We look forward to seeing you Ma'am, we need some cheering up: Irish Examiner
Fergus Finlay

A royal opportunity (May 8): Sunday Business Post
Catherine O'Mahony

One's historic visit: Belfast Telegraph
Lorna Hogg

Ancient Order of Hibernians press Obama to speak out on Northern Ireland: Irish Voice/
Jane Walsh

Time to answer awkward questions of the Troubles: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Rosemary Nelson Inquiry to be published on 23 May: BBC

Loughinisland massacre report is delayed until June: Belfast Telegraph
Patrice Dougan

Sinn Fein politician Gerry Kelly unscathed following car crash drama: Belfast Telegraph

No decision on playing UK anthem for clash with North: Irish Independent
Daniel McDonnell

Northern Ireland fans' fury at Dublin game travel 'rip-off': Belfast Telegraph
Connla Young

Independence now inevitable – Alex Salmond (May 9): The Scotsman
David Maddox

David Cameron must get a grip of the Union: Daily Telegraph
Alan Cochrane

Monday, May 9

Elliot describes SF supporters as 'scum': The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

UUP leader Tom Elliott under pressure to survive Sinn Fein 'scum' storm: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Ronan Kerr's brother attacks Tom Elliott 'scum' remarks: BBC

Outburst threatens UUP executive seat: The News Letter

McClarty 'didn't like' Elliott outburst: UTV Internet

Sectarianism breathes again in Ulster: The Spectator
David Blackburn

It's now or never to save the UUP: The News Letter
Alex Kane

UUP's woes hint at bleak future (May 8): (from the Sunday Times)
Liam Clarke

Talks begin to form N Ireland assembly: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

DUP and SF meet to decide when to appoint Executive: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Memory of Kerr looms over negotiations in North: Irish Examiner
Shaun Connolly

Jim Allister's thorny pledge: Belfast Telegraph
Colm Kelpie

Northern Ireland election joy for DUP and Sinn Féin:
Henry McDonald

Enda Kenny hails new hope in Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Carty

New faces, old faces: The Irish Times

Big names left to reflect after losing out at the polls: The News Letter

Questions to be raised over SDLP's poor performance: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

'Moving forward' a winning mantra for DUP: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

All over now: UTV Internet
Ken Reid

Sinn Fein and DUP keep hold of Northern Ireland (May 8): (from the Sunday Times)
Liam Clarke

DUP and Sinn Fein becoming the parties of middle-class voters: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

Election results consolidate DUP and Sinn Féin's vice-like grip on power: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

The North's elections – Democracy in action: Irish Examiner

Parties of progress get their rewards: Belfast Telegraph

Voters embrace change in North: The Irish Times

DUP and Alliance set for council seat gains: The News Letter

Election chiefs bid to avoid fresh debacle as council count begins: Belfast Telegraph

Province 'damaged' by election debacle: The News Letter

Unionist welcome for AV rejection: The News Letter

State visits involve 10,000 gardaí and military: The Irish Times
Conor Lally

Security alerts cause disruption in Co Antrim: Belfast Telegraph

Parades Commission in city to meet local groups (May 6): Derry Journal

Martin joins in Christ Church ceremony: The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Iris 'back soon' at Robinson's side: UTV Internet

Gilmore to raise harm to Ireland's reputation: The Irish Times
Mary Minihan

Economic interdependence at heart of UK-Ireland bond: The Irish Times
Damian Collins

'Third way' for Scots' independence: Belfast Telegraph
Andrew Grice

Westminster vows not to block SNP independence vote: The Herald
Tom Gordon

Split with Scotland would make for a messy divorce: The Independent
Sean O'Grady

Sunday, May 8

DUP and Sinn Fein hold positions as leading parties: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

NI election – Robinson dedicates DUP win to Ronan Kerr: BBC

Robinson rules out Westminster bid: Belfast Telegraph

Peter Robinson 'The Comeback Kid': BBC
Mark Simpson

Peter Robinson bounces back in Northern Ireland elections: Independent on Sunday
David McKittrick

UUP leader calls Sinn Fein 'scum': The News Letter

UUP leader Tom Elliott's Sinn Fein 'scum' outburst sparks outrage: Belfast Telegraph

McCrea praises success of ex-member: UTV Internet

TUV leader Allister elected after ninth count: Belfast Telegraph

Adams still key in west Belfast: Belfast Telegraph

Ritchie to 'consider' SDLP results: UTV Internet

Questions over SDLP leadership: Belfast Telegraph

Assembly race produces dead heat: BBC
Mark Devenport

NI Assembly election – what next for the parties?: BBC
Martina Purdy

McGuinness condemns AV poll timing: Belfast Telegraph

Northern Ireland's positive apathy:
Fionola Meredith

From pleasures of Paris to Provo propaganda: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Terror threat forces no juries extension: Londonderry Sentinel

Stupid and pointless: Belfast Media

Can the Queen win over Croke Park?: The Observer
Fintan O'Toole

Staff threatened over queen poster: Evening Herald
Cormac Murphy

Blinkered opposition to royal visit flimsy at best: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Queen given SAS guard: Daily Express
James Fielding

Queen visit a 'nightmare' for security, gardai claim: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Sinn Féin commemorate Bobby Sands' death: RTE

SF could offer Norris presidential lifeline as 'Dragon' Gallagher eats into support: Sunday Independent
John Drennan

Neil Lennon bomb police officers question drivers: BBC

Now is the time for Salmond to call independence referendum (May 7): The Herald
Ian Bell

Don't let the Union drift apart: Sunday Telegraph
Jenny McCartney

Could Brown save Scotland for the UK? – Miliband urges Gordon to stop his old enemy Salmond breaking the Union: Mail on Sunday
Simon Walters and Glen Owen

AV referendum – David Cameron has seen off AV – but now he must see off Alex Salmond (May 7): Daily Telegraph
Charles Moore

Saturday, May 7

DUP leader Peter Robinson tops poll in stunning comeback: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

DUP and SF look certain to maintain key positions: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Northern Ireland assembly election – Ulster Unionists head for fourth place: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

DUP, Sinn Féin dominating NI elections: RTE

Shape of Stormont to be settled: Belfast Telegraph

Adams reflects on time in west Belfast: UTV Internet

SF fails to make Upper Bann breakthrough:
Pamela Duncan

DUP eclipses UUP in North Down: Belfast Telegraph

DUP's Edwin Poots calls for unionist 'coalition' with TUV and UUP: Belfast Telegraph

Yawn, yawn proves to be better than war, war: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

Pep in the step with incumbent leaders poised for continued success at polls: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

The longest day: UTV Internet
Ken Reid

Story of the counts: The Irish Times
Fionola Meredith

Politicians united in anger over shambolic election count: Belfast Telegraph
Lindsay Fergus, Noel McAdam and Liam Clarke

Electoral chief defends staff over results delays: BBC

Counting fiasco a national embarrassment: Belfast Telegraph

'I'm not afraid of RAAD' – target : Derry Journal

Border poll could end the violence, says dissident: Belfast Telegraph
George Jackson

Posters banned for visit of Queen: Tipperary Star

Queen and Obama posters taken down: The Irish Times
Olivia Kelly

Major Security Operation in Cashel for Queen?s Visit : Tipperary Star

This is no time for protest – let's embrace a rare chance to shine: Irish Independent
Chris Radburn

Ex-IRA man refused release for son's holy communion: BBC

Derry supports 'Ballymurphy Massacre' campaign: Derry Journal

Voting reform – electoral system: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

'AV rejected in UK referendum': The News Letter

Alternative Vote fails in NI: UTV Internet

Scottish independence vote before 2015, says SNP leader: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Salmond's next stop – testing the Act of Union: The Spectator
Hamish MacDonnell

Scottish Election 2011 – David Cameron pledges to save the United Kingdom after SNP triumph: Daily Telegraph
James Kirkup

Friday, May 6

Election fatigue takes toll in N Ireland: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Voting apathy may have hit urban areas: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Turnout of 60% likely as North goes to polls: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Counting in North's election to begin today: Irish Examiner

Dissident refuses to shake hands with Martin McGuinness: BBC

Dissident would abide by referendum: The Irish Times
George Jackson

Dissidents won't thwart progress: Belfast Media
Paul Ainsworth

Pair charged with killing Massereene soldiers bid for case dismissal: Belfast Telegraph
Paul Higgins

Bomb alert at A'town News office: Belfast Media
Paul Ainsworth

RAAD claim to have fired Uzi in Brandywell: Derry Journal

Loyalist thugs force family to vacate their home of 20 years: Belfast Telegraph
Donna Deeney

Donagh development cannot be given Irish naming, council told: Impartial Reporter
Julie Kenwell

Legacy of Bobby Sands endures 30 years after his death on hunger strike: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Mural of iconic photo to be unveiled: Belfast Media
Paul Ainsworth

Turning point in history (May 5): Irish Examiner
Peter Geoghegan

Meditations on The Maze: Irish Echo (Australia)
Luke O'Neill

Prison body searches lawful – Mr Justice Treacy: BBC

IRA man's widow denies sex abuse of stepdaughter: Belfast Telegraph
Paul Higgins

America's exceptionalist justice:
Tom Wright

Minister on collision course with gaelscoileanna (May 3): Irish Independent
Katherine Donnelly

Rangers in clear over David Weir shirt (May 3): The Scotsman
Mark Walker

Rangers royally proud? Don't make me laugh!: Irish Post
Gerard Donaghy

Old Firm fans just want to get on with game (Apr 24): Scotland on Sunday
Craig Brown

Scottish election – SNP toast 'historic' night of wins: BBC

Scottish election results – Alex Salmond's victory is a serious threat to the Union: Daily Telegraph
Alan Cochrane

Thursday, May 5

SF, DUP to maintain poll strength:
Dan Keenan

Polls open for 2011 Stormont Assembly elections: BBC

Robinson increasingly comfortable with McGuinness: The News Letter
Sam McBride

A lacklustre campaign all round has raised fears of a low turnout as the polls open in the North: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

We'll hold the politicians to the promises they've made: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam and Brendan McDaid

Battle Lines: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Is it such a quiet election because they have nothing to boast about? (May 4): Belfast Telegraph
Gail Walker

North's election is a symptom of normality (May 1): Sunday Business Post
Tom McGurk

Use your vote to push for change: Belfast Telegraph

Priest still hopeful of talks with Real IRA: Derry Journal

RIRA debt link to stabbing that left Violet almost dead: Evening Herald
Charlie Mallon

Treat republican dissident gangs like al-Qaida, PM urged: Belfast Telegraph
Sam Lister

Adams set to snub banquet with Queen: Dundalk Democrat

Water cannons deployed for Queen's visit: The Independent
Michael McHugh

Riot vans head south for Queen's visit: Belfast Telegraph
Sarah Rainey

Pipe bomb 'may link' to queen visit: Evening Herald
Brian Hutton

Garda and Army prepare security for upcoming visit of Queen Elizabeth (May 1): Sunday Business Post
John Burke and Nicola Cooke

Why I can't wait for Mr Obama to leave Ireland: Evening Herald
Gerry O'Carroll

Unionist backing for 'unofficial' RIR parade: The News Letter

Hunger strikers remembered: Irish Echo
Anthony Neeson

The seeds that Bobby Sands sowed: Irish Echo
Larry Kirwin

Thirty years on, Bobby Sands's stature has only grown:
Danny Morrison

Bobby Sands death marked politicisation of republicans: BBC
Conor Macauley

Ballinasloe commemoration to mark thirtieth anniversary of Sands' death: Galway Advertiser
Kernan Andrews

30 years on: Irish Echo

Boots staff can wear poppies all year round (Apr 28): Belfast Media
Paul Ainsworth

Liam Adams extradition adjourned:

Portland calls for a united Ireland: Irish Echo

Reunification would feel so good (May 1): Sunday Business Post
Garvan Grant

Is it swansong for national anthem when copyright dies?: The Irish Times
Paul Cullen

Union shock at support for Famine Song: Irish Post

Choosing AV would take us back in time (May 3): Daily Telegraph
William Hague and Margaret Beckett

New voting system is not a proportional alternative: Belfast Telegraph
Owen Patterson

Rejection of AV would miss a trick (May 3): The Herald

Wednesday, May 4

Unionists and Sinn Fein accused of election 'carve-up': The Independent
David McKittrick

Ritchie and Elliott land blows in leaders' debate: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

No knockout blows in leaders' last TV tussle: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

DUP plays the McGuinness card: The News Letter

'Use your vote to reject violence of dissidents': Derry Journal

Kerr family urge NI voters to support peace: RTE

'Ruane must not get back in': The News Letter

People before Profit canvassers attacked in Derry: Derry Journal

SDLP to drive reform and deliver better government to avoid an Executive dogged by impasses and go slows (Apr 28): Belfast Media
Scott Jamison

Constituency Profile – Upper Bann: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Constituency profile – North Down: Belfast Telegraph

Late, late show illustrates that the practical result of election will be two-tier Stormont: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Getting involved in the election prediction contest: BBC
Mark Devenport

Can the DUP and Sinn Féin keep the momentum going?: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

United effort will keep our achievements safe: Belfast Telegraph
Gerry Adams

How should unionists vote?: The News Letter

Turn up and choose the best option for unionism: Belfast Telegraph
Peter Robinson

Stormont is broken. Now is our opportunity to fix it: Belfast Telegraph
Jim Allister

Dissidents more interested in 'targeting SF than the Brits' (Apr 28): Belfast Media
Anthony Neeson

No security fears for Queen: Irish Examiner
Eoin English

Mary McAleese hits out at dissident republicans: BBC

IRA 'knew when to fight for war and for peace' (Apr 28): Belfast Media
Gemma Burns

'Elaborate hoax' at candidate's home: UTV Internet

Semtex, mortar found in dissident republican searches: BBC

Six-year sentence for possession of explosive components on M1: The Irish Times

Three pipe bombs 'left by criminal gang, not dissidents' (May 3): Irish Independent
Patricia McDonagh

'PSNI discrimination': Coleraine Times

Army chief regrets 'negative' parade reaction: The News Letter

Homecoming parades: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne Henry

Loyalists try to cut throat of Catholic (Apr 28): Belfast Media

Forced to flee home: Derry Journal

Unionists mark NI's milestone: The News Letter

Queen's visit 'historic', says President: RTE

Opponents of monarchy give up their thrones for royal supporters (Apr 28): Belfast Media
Gemma Burns

Courtesy, yes, but not a curtsy (Apr 28): Belfast Media
Des Wilson

America has got Osama bin Laden, now it has to use caution: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Fighting terrorists – The greater good was well served: Irish Examiner

Tuesday, May 3

N Ireland poll points to divided loyalties: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

NI political leaders set for final TV debate: BBC

Constituency profile – East Londonderry: Belfast Telegraph

Constituency profile – North Down: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Constituency profile – East Antrim: Belfast Telegraph

Constituency profile – South Antrim: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

North Antrim – All eyes on Allister in crowded field: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

SDLP bid to avoid hard day's night at polls: The News Letter

SF's education record slammed (Apr 20): The News Letter

Election – DUP wants education ministry: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Scooter keeps injured Ervine on track: The News Letter

Don't let this shambolic government off the hook: Belfast Telegraph
Tom Elliott

Kelly haunted by his Provo past: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Church has to slam dissidents – Bishops must hit back at thugs: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Loyalists flout parade ruling: The News Letter

We can't afford to continue to count the cost of division: Belfast Telegraph
Ben Collins

Hubris haunts all heads of state at some time or other (Apr 3): Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Unionists praise US operation: The News Letter

A big advance in fight on terrorism, says Taoiseach: The Irish Times
Michael O'Regan

Yes, we should celebrate the death of Osama Bin Laden: Irish Examiner
Fergus Finlay

The case for a Catholic university in Ireland (Apr 26): Irish Echo
Peadar Cremin

SFA drops its threat to sue apologetic QC McBride (Apr 21): The Scotsman
Gavin McCafferty

The Orangeman's favourite sociologist crops up in the Guardian, of all places (Apr 25):
James MacMillan

The Union that provides a reassuring safety net: The Herald
Colette Douglas-Home

Monday, May 2

Peter Robinson makes a splash... by falling into garden pond: Belfast Telegraph

First Minister out of his depth – in a fishpond: Daily Telegraph
John Bingham

Fishy Business: BBC
Mark Devenport

Taking the lead as an instrument for change (Apr 30): Belfast Telegraph
David Ford

First is everything: (from the Sunday Times)
Kathy Johnston

Constituency profile South Belfast: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Constituency profile – East Antrim: Belfast Telegraph

Constituency profile Lagan Valley: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

A couple happy to bar other suitors: (from the Sunday Times)
Liam Clarke

Nobody looks more foolish than a porky paramilitary: The Irish Times
Ann Marie Hourihane

Orange parade defies Commission's 'hymn restrictions': BBC

Lodge plays too many hymns, but parades body is 'pleased': Belfast Telegraph
Heather McGarrigle

Stab murder near scene of notorious UDA killing: Belfast Telegraph
Lindsay Fergus and Heather McGarrigle

McGuinness helps re-dedicate Dungiven republican monument (Apr 26): Derry Journal

Don't let AV in by the back door (May 1): Sunday Telegraph

Did Lambeth Palace block the reform of the Act of Settlement? Or was it Buckingham Palace?:
Damian Thompson

UK-Irish Chamber of Commerce to launch: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Haven't our politicos heard of the power of positive thinking (Apr 26): Belfast Telegraph
Nuala McKeever

Ingrained sense of victimhood only clouds the issues we face (Apr 27): Irish Independent
Thomas Molloy

Gaelscoil groups take issue with report: Irish Examiner
Niall Murray

Education system needs to reflect our diversity (Apr 21): The Irish Times
Karin Fischer

Sectarian row over supermarket bunting (Apr 27): Daily Express
Rod Mills

Patriotism, The Flag and The Royal Wedding (Apr 26):
Oliver Duggan

Old Firm religious divide stopped Jim Bett from making Rangers return (Apr 22): The Scotsman
Stephen Halliday

Integration of ex-combatants: Learning from other peace processes: The Republica (Nepal)
JOHN Paul Lederach, John Darby & Madhav Joshi

Sunday, May 1

A mission to unite people and prosper: Belfast Telegraph
Margaret Ritchie

Queen Mother was set on Horse Show: Sunday Independent
Bryce Evans

Prince William accepting Irish title a hostile move for many Irish: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Bomb alert at Andersonstown News office ends: BBC

Belfast man in court on terrorist charges: UTV Internet

Pollock resignation adds to accusations of malaise at Ombudsman (Apr 17):
Chris Moore

Hugh Orde defends secret clause in contract that let family fly for free (Apr 27): Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Flag-flying tension in Limavady (Apr 26): Derry Journal

Plan lodged to improve Palace Barracks security (Apr 28): BBC

UUP peer voices opposition to corporation tax cut plan (Apr 29): Belfast Telegraph
Margaret Canning

Our unwelcome lodger who one day 'disappeared': Sunday Independent
John McEntee

I became an IRA target – aged 12: Daily Mail
Petronella Wyatt

Awkward individualism says no to grim ghosts of 1916: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Notre Dame multimedia research into Northern Ireland's 'Troubles': Irish Voice/
Antoinette Kelly

Call for the right to vote in Republic's elections: Irish Post

'It's still there, but barely alive' (Feb 19): The Irish Times
Seán Flynn

Uniform first for Irish forces in UK: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

SF woman (22) is youngest ever Senator (Apr 30): The Irish Times
Michael O'Regan

Dismantling denominational education for minorities by stealth (Apr 26): The Irish Times
Richard Clarke

AV referendum – When it comes to change, we prefer a prince in an Aston Martin to a weird new voting system: Sunday Telegraph
Matthew d'Ancona

Disillusioned Scots are 'ready for independence' (Apr 28): The Scotsman
Scott Macnab

Independence is not the people's priority: Scotland on Sunday
Kenny Farquharson


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