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Tuesday, May 31

Robinson and McGuinness to attend talks in Scotland: BBC

MP 'outraged' at ex-IRA appointments: UTV

Unionists must press home advantage: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Unionists plot 'Facebook Fight' – Split in UUP appears inevitable: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

DUP anger as bomber appointed Limavady mayor: BBC

Niall to be the new Mayor of Belfast: Belfast Media

WikiLeaks Northern Ireland secrets revealed: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford and Paul Connolly

'Get off our backs': Derry Journal

Bomb accused 'was collecting taxi fare': UTV

Queen 'deeply moved' by reception on Cork visit: Irish Examiner
Eoin English

Soft hearts and hard heads needed: Belfast Media
Des Wilson

Ex-officers reject Rosemary Nelson criticism: Belfast Telegraph
John Mulgrew

'Vindication of the RUC' says Gardiner: Lurgan Mail

RUC abuse in town made Nelson 'legitimate target': Portadown Times

Kelly condemns government "spin": Lurgan Mail

British 'moving the goalposts on collusion': Belfast Media
Kieran Hughes

Decision on Smithwick tribunal criticised: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

'We shouldn't have faced trial in the first place': Derry Journal

Barry McGuigan – The police gave me a gun to protect me from the IRA: Daily Mirror
Rachael Bletchly

Harbinson could be out in two years: Belfast Media
Paul Ainsworth

Action Prison says NI jails 'beyond point of crisis': BBC

Northern Ireland economy to fall behind rest of UK:
Henry McDonald

Bridge-building is the way forward (May 23): Belfast Telegraph

Norris – emigrants should get to vote (May 18): Irish Post
Graham Clifford

England past its glory was still a land of hope (May 17): The Irish Times
Fintan O'Toole

Scotland – hate crime figures rise to highest in five years (May 19):
Severin Carrell

Scotland would 'gain little' from independence, says Alex Salmond's economic adviser (May 30): Daily Telegraph
Simon Johnson

Scotland goes its own way (May 7): The Irish Times

Monday, May 30

Don't snub me, mayor urges deputy: Belfast Telegraph

Two charged over dissident activity: UTV

Kerr deserved to die – peace rally taunt (May 12): Impartial Reporter
Chris Donegan

New police plea on Moffett shooting: Belfast Telegraph

SF reshuffle allays fears on education (May 17): Belfast Telegraph

Time for action at Stormont (May 12): Impartial Reporter

Elliott was right to be in a flutter over political flag-wavers (May 13): Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

British troops given Freedom of Castlereagh honour: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne Henry

Truth is out there but can an inquiry find it? (May 29): (from the Sunday Times)
Liam Clarke

Let's get back to balancing the books now VIP circus is over: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

Relevance of the Presidency: The Irish Times

Republic 'using loan to snatch investment' (May 12): Belfast Telegraph
Clare Weir

Business Opportunity – Anglo-Irish Body Aims To Boost Trade (May 18): The Irish Times
Ciarán Hancock

Presbyterian Mutual Society rescue package accepted (May 16): BBC

Northern Ireland police chief gets to grips with skills of hurling: Belfast Telegraph

First 'structured dialogue' between church and State (May 20): The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Administrator welcomes debate on religion in schools (May 27): Irish Examiner
Jimmy Woulfe

Fewer than one in five attend Sunday Mass in Dublin: The Irish Times
Jamie Smyth

Gilmore in tribute to peace envoy (May 14): Belfast Telegraph

How to win friends in Ireland (May 19): The Jewish Chronicle
Marcus Dysch

Locals urge paroled killer to move away: The Herald
Gerry Braiden

Sectarianism – Changing the law is one thing, changing attitudes is harder: Daily Telegraph
Alan Cochrane

Queen 'sent for Cameron over Union break-up fear': The Herald
Michael Settle

Queen's role wouldn't exist in an independent Scotland: The Herald
Andrew McKie

The Union still makes Britain greater (May 8): Sunday Telegraph

Sunday, May 29

Two charged over dissident activity: UTV

Police revisit scene of bank bomb: UTV

Sinn Fein shows no surrender to any human feeling: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Cash-strapped Executive counts the cost of division: Belfast Telegraph
Mark Magill

The Treasury (May 10): Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Success of visits has given me a reason to feel proud again: Sunday Independent
Marcus Spray

Britain's the big brother we all resented (May 24): The Irish Times
Adam Brophy

Miriam did us all a service by respecting Obama's roots: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Before one is entitled to have a strong opinion on historical matters, one must at least learn them (May 17): Irish Independent
Kevin Myers

Orange links could turn golden: Drogheda Independent
Hubert Murphy

Bobby Moffett murder – police in 1st anniversary appeal: BBC

Royal Irish homecoming in Castlereagh: UTV

Sinn Fein should be more balanced: Belfast Telegraph

Revealed – The cost of policing 15-minute parade in Stoneyford (May 13): Belfast Media
Ciára Keenan

Top loyalist 'supergrass' is de-briefed (May 18): The News Letter

RUC tribunal 'must not be obstructed': Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

Camloch hunger striker remembered on 30th anniversary of his death: The Cross Examiner
Pat McGinn

Regret at unsuccessful Senate bid: The News Letter

Well, look who's back – my not-very-good friend Iris (May 24): Evening Herald
Anna Nolan

Devolution of tax powers to Stormont could be less than a year away (May 27): Belfast Telegraph
Heather McGarrigle

Citizens should have access to non-sectarian public schools (May 26): The Irish Times
Eoin Daly

Love-hate relationship with our fellow Celts: The Scotsman
Tom Peterkin

Celtic fans told – Sign new rules or face ban (May 19): The Herald
Gerry Braiden

Breaking up the union may have a greater financial impact than the SNP wants: Scotland on Sunday
John Kay

Divided cities in peace meet: Londonderry Sentinel

Saturday, May 28

Bomb alerts bring gridlock to Belfast: Belfast Telegraph

Police probe punishment shootings: UTV

Anger at stunt to 'cleanse' Garden of queen's visit: Evening Herald
Tim McKenzie

Changing the relationship with Britain: The Irish Times
Paul Gillespie

Irish emigrants are glue that binds our countries (May 18): Irish Independent
David McWilliams

I wonder what would my late mother think of it all: Drogheda Independent
Dermot Ahern

I had 'private audience' with queen: Irish Independent
Martin Callinan

Queen and Obama visits can be benchmark for a new beginning: The Irish Times
Maureen Gaffney

Irish language row erupts after Royal stamp of approval: Irish Voice/
Cathal Dervan

Durkan plea for Gov. neutrality on Irish unity referendum rejected: Londonderry Sentinel

It's time everyone had a say in who presides over Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Donnelly

A culture of respect (May 18): Belfast Media

DUP backs Ruth Patterson over Sinn Fein mayor snub: BBC

Murdered teen's legal team 'baffled' by Police Ombudsman report delay: Belfast Telegraph

Mother recalls moment that killer knew he had lost murder appeal: Portadown Times

Police appeal year on from UVF's murder of Moffett: Belfast Telegraph

New PSNI tests urged over dissident's mystery death: Belfast Telegraph

Loyalists hoping to put boot into racism: The News Letter

We don't know if Iris Robinson is in the clear, say councillors: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Families welcome inquest ruling as 'major victory': Tyrone Times

IRA founder, 89, has 'no regrets' (May 17): The News Letter

Caitriona Ruane departure 'is a chance to make progress': Belfast Telegraph
Sarah Rainey

Education bridging the divide (May 19): Impartial Reporter

A5 scheme – Danny Kennedy 'won't be rushed': BBC
Louise Cullen

US unties economic lifelines to Ulster (May 18): The News Letter
N R Greer

Sectarian killer Jason Campbell back on the streets after 15 years for schoolboy's murder: Scottish Daily Record
Mark Mcgivern

Republican march through Hamilton planned: Hamilton Advertiser

Scottish independence – a brave new world (May 20): The Guardian
Gerry Hassan

Being British – How has the internet affected our national identity? (May 15): The Observer
Aleks Krotoski

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict not to resolve itself (Apr 4): (Armenia)

Friday, May 27

Sinn Fein – death threats won't force a U-turn over killer's job: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Victim pleads for SF rethink over adviser: The News Letter

SF defends giving Stormont post to convicted killer: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Sinn Fein's double standards make it a laughing stock: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

OFMDFM advert broke broadcast law (May 24): The News Letter

The real meaning of voter 'apathy' (May 20): Belfast Media
Des Wilson

Unionists need friends, not foes in the chamber: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Bishop praises 'courage' of President and Queen: The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Our superb President with the common touch has raised the bar: Irish Examiner
Matt Cooper

Bomb found as homes evacuated in south Belfast: BBC

Security alert in Newtownabbey: UTV Internet

Five arrested in NI dissident inquiry: RTE

Campbell gun plea for worker: Londonderry Sentinel

Bobby Tohill kidnap – Man remanded in custody: BBC

McGeough speaks out from jail about 'unsafe conviction': Tyrone Times

Iris Robinson exonerated over award of lease to her former lover: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam and Catherine Lynagh

PUP accounts show deficit of more than £57,000 in 2010: BBC

Sinn Fein man is Belfast's youngest Mayor: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne Henry

Dublin accused of probe interference: The News Letter

Derry visit a big success for 'Murph families (May 20): Belfast Media
Gráinne McWilliams

King takes up the fight for Friends of Ireland: Irish Echo
Susan Garraty

New US economic envoy 'is unlikely': Belfast Telegraph
Heather McGarrigle

Full agenda for next North-South meeting: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

Kenny commits to motorway in North: Irish Independent
Michael Brennan

Danny Kennedy to wait on new A5 road inquiry (May 20): BBC

£850m road plan illegal, eco-group tells A5 inquiry (May 19): Belfast Telegraph

Cheaper design for NI road urged (May 13): The Irish Times
Frank McDonald

Sinn Fein minister's Irish language pledge: Belfast Telegraph

Irish in danger of dying out in Gaeltacht shortly, says FG: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

Celtic Northern Ireland player McGinn admits supporting Republic: Belfast Telegraph

York to host Orange Order march: The Press (York)
Richard Catton

Minister to target sectarian crime (May 22): The Herald
Robbie Dinwoodie

Thursday, May 26

Sister calls for killer to quit Stormont job: UTV Internet

Appointment of Sinn Fein adviser provokes anger: The News Letter

Robinson criticises job for woman in Mary Travers link: BBC

SF defends Stormont job for murderer: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

IRA murderer to keep job in Northern Ireland Assembly: Belfast Telegraph
Connla Young

Six run in West Belfast by-election: UTV Internet

Gun and ammo in laptop as gardai probe Queen plot: Evening Herald
Ken Foy

Ulster counties' no-show for Queen 'blown out of proportion', says Cooney: Irish Examiner
Fintan O'Toole

By Royal decree there's a change in Irish psyche: Belfast Telegraph
Henry McDonald

What is the true nature of our relationship with Britain?: Irish Post

Righting an historic wrong: Irish Echo
Gerry Adams

Two visits we will remember forever: Irish Voice/
John Spain

Queen's visit much more meaningful: Southern Star

British-Irish relations – A royal stamp of approval (May 21): Los Angeles Times

GAA man appointed to policing board: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty & Dan Keenan

Dissident threat and red tape 'hindering police': BBC

PSNI marathon video plea over Ronan Kerr murder: Belfast Telegraph

Nuala Kerr recalls news of attack on son Ronan: BBC

Dissidents on lockdown as Maghaberry protest grows: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Minister to meet parties over Nelson: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Murdered solicitor 'crossed the line': The News Letter

Rosemary Nelson – 10 years on:
Beatrix Campbell

Uncovering the truth is still proving elusive: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

'No need to squander money on inquiries': The News Letter
Norman Baxter

Time to face truth about inquiries: Belfast Telegraph

Tribunal into RUC ambush not told of end-of-year deadline: The Irish Times
Harry McGee

Michael Campbell not in Real IRA, Lithuania court hears: BBC

Adams extradition case for July: The Irish Times

Mystery shrouds North economic envoy job: Irish Echo

Robinson plans US investment talks: Belfast Telegraph

Archive on Northern Ireland's 'Troubles' Faces Federal Subpoena: Boston College Chronicle

Why I – as a proud Wicklow man – am glad to fight for the British army: Evening Herald
Patrick Bury

Republic's player poaching to blame for stay-away fans: Belfast Telegraph
Owen Polley

Football bigotry in Scotland to be tackled by five-year jail sentences:
Severin Carrell

Northern Ireland peace can inspire Middle East, says Obama: Belfast Telegraph
Sam Lister

Wednesday, May 25

Rosemary Nelson findings a sad indictment of legal system, claims Amnesty: Belfast Telegraph
Amanda Poole

Adams claims collusion in Nelson killing: UTV Internet

Nelson report 'being used to smear RUC': The News Letter

Nelson Inquiry – SDLP fears over 'direct rule in drag': BBC

Call to end costly 'witch hunt' inquiries: The News Letter

Debate will continue after Nelson inquiry: BBC
Mark Devenport

Rosemary Nelson inquiry: The Irish Times

Troubles case 'needs to be re-opened': UTV Internet

British will not hand over bomb files, says Kenny: The Irish Times
Michael O'Regan

Deadline is imposed on Garda collusion inquiry: The News Letter

Belfast City Council votes for rule change: BBC

Lord mayor 'rule change bid' lashed: The News Letter

Unionists fail to take power on Belfast Council: Belfast Telegraph

Confusing messages as UUP seeks role: The News Letter
Sam McBride

DUP man enters by-election: The News Letter

Wife scared to name 'UVF' attackers: UTV Internet

GAA official Ryan Feeney joins Policing Board: BBC

Policing Board essential to PSNI improvements: UTV Internet

Derry bank bomb CCTV footage released: BBC

Police chief slams 'reckless' bank bombers: The News Letter

Security alert in west Belfast: UTV Internet

RAAD warn estate agents: Derry Journal

Queen's visit to be commemorated at Aras visitor centre: Irish Independent
Nick Bramhill

Two face court over protests at queen's visit: Evening Herald
Andrew Phelan

Queen has given us right to believe in parity of esteem: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Queen's visit will help normalise relations: The News Letter
N R Greer

It should have happened years ago (May 22): Sunday Independent
Ivor Roberts

My regal salute to these strong and equal women: Belfast Telegraph
Nuala McKeever

Paddy has passed a milestone on the long road to adulthood (May 22): Sunday Independent
Declan Lynch

IRSP commemorate O'Hara: Derry Journal

Hundreds gather to remember Camloch-born Hunger Striker Raymond McCreesh: The Cross Examiner
Brónagh Murphy

Loyalist wins housing award for cross community work: Belfast Telegraph

MPs favour cut in N Ireland corporation tax: Financial Times
Vanessa Houlder

North should get to set its own corporate tax rates, says report: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

'Most people – maybe even Margaret Thatcher – will recall him as a very nice man' (May 20): Irish Independent
Diarmuid Doyle

NI progress source of hope says President Obama (May 23): BBC

Obama Wrongly Compares Ireland and Israel:
Mark Dubowitz

Tuesday, May 24

Role of state agents called into question over Rosemary Nelson murder:
Henry McDonald

Nelson inquiry says RUC failed to protect murdered solicitor: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty, Dan Keenan & Mark Hennessy

RUC chief Flanagan 'thought Rosemary Nelson immoral': Belfast Telegraph

Mixed reactions to Nelson report: UTV Internet

Rosemary Nelson death inquiry – who is on the panel?: Belfast Telegraph

Nelson inquiry critical of RUC and NIO failures: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Rosemary Nelson murder inquiry – Report doesn't rule out 'rogue' police officers' role: Belfast Telegraph

Bombers thought they could get away with murder: BBC
Dominic Casciani

Time is right for full truth recovery process: (from the Belfast Telegraph)
Liam Clarke

Nelson inquiry – Case must be re-opened: Irish Examiner

HET report shows flaws in RUC murder investigation: Belfast Media
Gemma Burns

Mended ties' frayed edges: Boston Globe
Kevin Cullen

Bid to ban use of 'the North' in Assembly: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Unionist pact at Belfast City Hall: Belfast Media
Francesca Ryan

Belfast City Hall row over unionist pact U-turn: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne Henry

To Ireland – With Love, Ian Paisley:
Nicole Lapin

Ireland visit was brilliant – Queen: Enniscorthy Guardian

Apply spirit of Islandbridge to WW2 heroes: Irish Independent
Kevin Myers

Commonwealth is Ireland's Bess bet – New Anglo-Irish Treaty a must: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

A new path to a Common Wealth (May 22): Sunday Independent
Anne Harris

Smiles in Ireland (May 23): Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Healing the wounds (May 19): Toronto Star

Time to change our tune (May 22): Sunday Independent
John Chambers

Barack Obama in Ireland praises peacemakers for 'ripple of hope':
Henry McDonald

Funding Irish group sparks earmark debate: Washington Post
Ben Pershing

Loyalist working class is a lost tribe (May 19): The News Letter
Nick Garbutt

Ronan Kerr's mum in plea over policing: Belfast Telegraph
Amanda Poole

Garda HQ in bomb scare over computer: Evening Herald
Ken Foy

Garret Fitzgerald (May 20): Daily Telegraph

A great citizen, he was the man who changed Ireland (May 20): Irish Independent
John Bruton

Sectarian Attacks four times higher: Belfast Media
Gemma Burns

Aviva families want NI fans 'driven to the door': Evening Herald
Niall O'Connor

Beat bigotry by docking clubs points – top officer: The Scotsman
Andrew Whitaker

Britain 'will be better without Scotland' says poll:

Iraqis arrive on a factfinding mission: Belfast Telegraph
Clare Weir

Monday, May 23

Nelson murder inquiry findings to be published: RTE

How Rosemary Nelson became loyalist hate figure: BBC
Vincent Kearney

Nelson murder report – I held Rosie's hand and begged her not to die (May 22): (from the Sunday World)
Suzanne Breen

BC should hand over Irish archive tapes: Boston Globe
Juliette Kayyem

Here's to you, Mr and Mrs Robinson (May 22): (from the Sunday Times)
Liam Clarke

What is wrong with the SDLP? (May 17): BBC
Martina Purdy

Ex-IRA prisoner Danny Morrison in U-turn on Queen's trip: Belfast Telegraph

Onlookers 'just felt so proud to be Irish' (May 19): Irish Examiner
Eoin English

Gardai did great job for royals but blanket security is too unwieldy: Irish Independent
Mary Kenny

Quiet dignity of crowds exposes the Irish elite: The Irish Times
Ann Marie Hourihane

At last, both of us know who our real friends are (May 22): Sunday Independent
Frederick Forsyth

FitzGerald's final Anglo-Irish dream a reality: Irish Examiner
Caroline O'Doherty

'Our tireless Queen won over Republic': The News Letter
Ben Lowry

A week when Britain and Ireland grew up (May 22): The Observer
Fintan O'Toole

Queen's visit demolished age-old myths (May 19): The Irish Times
Stephen Bates

Thanks for coming to Ireland ' but we still need a bailout (May 19): The Guardian
Colm Toíbín

Anglo-Irish relations shall no longer dominate future (May 21): Irish Independent
James Downey

Why there's no hate and no shame in my identity crisis (May 19): Belfast Telegraph
Sharon Owens

The ambitions of a lifetime can be realised in a single moment (May 19): Irish Independent
Kevin Myers

Queen's visit will be judged by the actions that spring from it: The Irish Times
Gerry Adams

Queen's visit cemented the Union: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Queen's visit points to peace, progress: Nelson (NZ) Mail

Our nation can restore its pride (May 22): Sunday Independent

It is fitting Queen should visit as FitzGerald bowed out (May 21): The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

An out of touch stance almost left GAA on sidelines: Sunday Independent
Tommy Conlon

GAA has done us all a great service (May 19): Irish Independent

Real IRA blamed for Derry bank bombing:
Henry McDonald

'My husband was framed' claims ex-RIRA chief's wife (May 22): (from the Sunday World)
Suzanne Breen

Thousands demonstrate against MoD's Belfast parade rejection: The News Letter

City will host event for soldiers: Belfast Telegraph

Senior military officer welcomes protest 'support': The News Letter

Course on forthcoming Centenaries: Ballymoney Times

Border smuggling controls lax, claims report (May 21): The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Community Relations Week aims to challenge sectarianism and racism in Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Anne Madden

The 'real' special relationship (May 21): Irish Independent
Ciaran Byrne

Making a film about a man who makes peace (May 22): Boston Globe
Loren King

'We have the laws to tackle bigotry – but police just aren't using them,' says top historian: The Scotsman
Nick Eardley

SNP gets Orange support in protest at Labour: The Herald
Gerry Braiden

How the Queen will help see off Scottish independence (May 19): Daily Telegraph
Tim Walker

Sunday, May 22

Poll shows how Queen was taken to Irish hearts: Sunday Independent
Daniel McConnell

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

Queen's visit heralds 'whole new era': Boston Globe
Kevin Cullen

Her head bowed and 'the whole of Ireland missed a heartbeat': Sunday Independent
John McEntee

UK keen on alliance with Kenny to combat EU: Sunday Independent
Daniel McConnell

Maybe Ireland should ditch the euro for sterling?: Liverpool Echo
Frank Field

Old enemy has turned out to be our most valued and trusted ally: Sunday Independent
Daniel McConnell

Royal visit – Memorial ceremony urges peace (May 19): Irish Examiner

This visit was what they call showtime – and Liz, you played a blinder (May 18): Evening Herald
Eamon Carr

Queen delved into past to point a way to the future: Belfast Telegraph
Owen Dudley Edwards

British nod is coming in our direction -- for the time being: Sunday Independent
Gene Kerrigan

The Queen in Ireland – a majestic turning point: Sunday Telegraph
Jenny McCartney

International coverage was like the Oscars every day: Evening Herald
Andrew Lynch

I'm proud to be Irish -- and I'm proud to be British too: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Queen Elizabeth announces end to war between Irish and British – historic visit brings end to 800-year conflict (May 19): Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Visit marks sheer effort to overcome our troubles: Sunday Independent
Diarmaid Ferriter

A defining moment?: Belfast Telegraph
Mike Nesbitt, Malachi O'Doherty, David McKittrick and Arthur Edwards

Friends and equals don't need to ask for apologies: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

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

A royal boost to our confidence: Irish Independent

Gardai thwarted 'pathetic' plots by thugs: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Queen's visit bomb find – Police question man: BBC

Derry city centre bomb thrown into bank by attackers: BBC

NI politicians condemn Derry bomb blast: RTE

RIR receives Lisburn honour: The News Letter

Report due on Rosemary Nelson murder: UTV Internet

FitzGerald always acted with good authority: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Patriot who never gave up on dream of a better Ireland (May 20): Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

Dr Garret FitzGerald – Statesman has secured a rich legacy (May 20): Irish Examiner

Irish peacemaker takes his leave (May 20): Belfast Telegraph

Nation has suffered the death of a giant (May 21): Irish Independent

Two men face trial over Neil Lennon bomb investigation: BBC

Saturday, May 21

SF mayor shakes hands with Queen: The Irish Times
Mary Minihan

People come before party, says Browne: Irish Independent
Barry Duggan and Fionnan Sheahan

SF 'surprised' at Queen handshake: UTV Internet

The Queen in Ireland – A sovereign's debt: Financial Times
David Gardner and John Murray Brown

Queen's historic visit hailed as a massive success: Irish Independent
Ralph Riegel, Lise Hand and Tom Brady

Queen's visit beat all expectations, says UK envoy: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy and Barry Roche

Mayor says 'city's martyrs would have been proud': Irish Examiner
Dan Buckley

Hume says Queen's visit transformative: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Nobody said a bad word -- even on 'Liveline': Irish Independent
John Boland

A warm welcome for the Queen in the rebel county: BBC
Conor Spackman

SF applauds hunger strikers as royal motorcade passes: Irish Examiner
Niall Murray

A memory of welcome for many British: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Irish in Britain 'gain from visit': The Irish Times
Barry Roche

All is changed, changed utterly, on these islands (May 19): Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

The week that Anglophobia died: The Irish Times
Fintan O'Toole

Queen shaken and stirred as Irish tour concludes:
Stephen Bates

Visit marks sheer effort to overcome our troubles: Irish Independent
Diarmaid Ferriter

Truth and reconciliation: The Independent

Queen's Hand of History is offered to wrong people (May 19): Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Queen Elizabeth's protesters are hypocrites: Irish Voice/
Cathal Dervan

A triumph for diplomacy, and for the monarchy: Daily Telegraph

Crowning moment: Belfast Telegraph

A fitting finale to successful royal visit: Irish Examiner

Unthinkable? Electing Elizabeth II: The Guardian

Significance of the Queen's visit: The Irish Times

Irish eyes are smiling as Queen hints at return trip: The Scotsman
Ed Carty

Royal joy... now bring on Obama: Evening Herald

Obama still has key role on North: Irish Independent
Sam Smyth

'Irish brigade' testament to US president's penchant for Paddys: The Irish Times
Lara Marlowe

US president to pay tribute to McAleese: Irish Examiner
Juno McEnroe and Catherine Shanahan

'Loner' being quizzed over bus bomb: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

My girl could have been murdered by republican bus bombers: Evening Herald
Maurice McQuillan

Ballymena turns out in force to welcome RIR back from Afghanistan: Belfast Telegraph

Security to be tight as Royal Irish Regiment gets Freedom of Lisburn: Ulster Star

If Iris does return, let's treat her with sympathy and respect: Belfast Telegraph
Fionola Meredith

I'm still mourning my sister who died in the Dublin bombings: Irish Independent

RIP a true gent and an earl of wisdom: The Guardian
Simon Hoggart

Ex-Orangeman jailed for sex abuse: UTV Internet

Ferguson issue exposes Northern dilemma: The Irish Times
Michael Walker

Lennon vows to continue fighting Celtic's corner – Smith was 'wrong, totally wrong': The Herald
Graeme Macpherson

Friday, May 20

SF chief 'to face quiz on murder': The News Letter

Executive gets down to business: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Snapshot of UUP and SDLP's Stormont woe: The News Letter

Gerry Adams hails Queen's message: The Independent

Queen must grovel some more, demands Gerry Adams – Monarch's words to Ireland a 'gross understatement': Daily Mail

Queen's speech 'marks opening of new chapter': The News Letter

The Queen in Ireland – standing ovation in Dublin: Daily Telegraph
Andy Bloxham

Irish eyes are smiling – show of respect turns Queen into runaway favourite: The Guardian
Stephen Bates and Henry McDonald

Queen to engage with Rebels in heart of city: Irish Examiner
Seán McCárthaigh, John Fogarty and Caroline O'Doherty

Ulster GAA boards claim Croke Park snub for Queen's visit: Irish Examiner
John Fogarty

SF 'missed an opportunity' – Robinson: The News Letter

Queen's conciliatory message and use of Irish draws widespread praise from many quarters: The Irish Times
Mary Minihan

Papers cast their doubts aside over wisdom of historic tour: Irish Independent
Ian Burrell

Queen's visit fails to make a splash across the water: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Gardai foil a hoax car-bomb plan by Real IRA dissidents: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Ragged band of protesters home in time for eastenders: Evening Herald
Terry Prone

Courage and sincerity on both sides deliver rich rewards: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Queen's symbolic gesture is a challenge to unionists: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Donnelly

Proud, for the first time ever, to put my hand up to being a subject: Irish Examiner
Tricia Tyson

Monarch is no longer a menace to Sinn Fein: Belfast Telegraph
Liam Clarke

Thanks to the Queen, we can be friends again: Daily Telegraph
Sarah Carey

The Queen's visit to Ireland shows just what an asset she is to our country: Daily Mail
Harry Phibbs

Hope and history in rhythm at last: Belfast Telegraph

Mary McAleese – Irish president's journey from Belfast's Ardoyne to the Aras: Belfast Telegraph

Maskey to stand for Adams' Westminster seat: UTV Internet

As one election ends so another one is to begin: Belfast Media

DUP First Minister Peter Robinson speaks Irish: Belfast Telegraph

Robinson speaks of his 'delight' at wife's attendance: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Iris Robinson's 18-month public exile is over: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Garret FitzGerald – Statesman who paved way for the peace process:
Henry McDonald

FitzGerald was 'decent man' – Paisley: UTV Internet

Unionists, nationalists pay tribute to courage of a 'great statesman': The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty & Mary Fitzgerald

Public to say final farewell to true statesman: Irish Examiner
Mary Regan

Late taoiseach had hoped to attend dinner with Queen: Irish Examiner
Mary Regan

'He laid the foundation for what came to fruition last night': Irish Independent
Michael McHugh

Anglo-Irish Agreement his crowning glory: Irish Independent
Sam Smyth

In praise of... the Anglo-Irish agreement: The Guardian

Finucane family call for details of inquiry: Belfast Media
Paul Ainsworth

Homecoming parades to mark return of troops: The News Letter

Angry Northern Ireland fans could sue Irish FA: Belfast Telegraph
Steven Beacom

Thursday, May 19

Queen gives Ireland closest royals have come to apology for Britain's actions: The Guardian
Stephen Bates and Henry McDonald

Hague sees 'real opportunity' for both countries: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Cameron – Relationship will get 'even stronger': Irish Examiner
Mary Regan

McGrath says not everyone in House backed monarchy: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

This visit has brought our two countries even closer: Irish Independent
Bruce Arnold

Stormy seas and a bridge to the future: BBC
Mark Devenport

Petty point-scoring now firmly a thing of the past: Irish Independent
Martina Devlin

We need a new British-Irish relationship:
Gerry Adams

Remarkable changes in Irish attitudes towards Britain have been underlined by the Queen's visit: The Scotsman
Tom Peterkin

UDA chiefs join Queen at Irish War Memorial: Belfast Telegraph

Both sides of divide unite to honour our shared history: Irish Independent

For Irish vets of WWII, royal visit fulfills hope for reconciliation: Boston Globe
Kevin Cullen

Royal Visit – What the Irish media made of it all: The Scotsman

Protests lead to stand-off: The Irish Times
Conor Lally

Queen enters the very heart of Ireland's soul at Croke Park: The Scotsman
Stephen McGinty

GAA says Croke Park visit honours association: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún & Éanna Ó Caollaí

No offence as ex-GAA chief neglects to stay at arm's length: Irish Independent
Jason O'Brien

Croke Park visit – Opening up Ireland's hidden jewel: BBC
Conor Spackman

GAA playing some lovely hurling in NI peace game: The Irish Times
David Adams

'Croker belongs to the Irish people -- we're off our knees': Irish Independent
Vincent Hogan

When the Queen went out on the pitch it was an unreal moment: The Scotsman
Tom English

How Eilís's visit to Croker could turn a Northern tide: Evening Herald
Eoghan Corry

Queen Elizabeth II's visit paves the way for the Pope: Irish Catholic
Michael Kelly

Queen in Ireland (May 17): Financial Times

An illustration of our changed times: Belfast Telegraph

Dissidents warp concept of Irish republicanism: Irish Post

A very public return to the limelight as Iris Robinson meets Queen: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne Henry

More Real IRA arrests 'expected': Belfast Telegraph

Local home targeted in paint attack (May 16): Belfast Media
Gemma Burns

Pair plead not guilty to murdering policeman Stephen Carroll: Belfast Telegraph

Supreme court ruling over 'shoot-to-kill': UTV Internet

Informer evidence could see loyalist Mark Haddock prosecuted: Belfast Telegraph

King takes up the fight for IFI: Irish Echo
Susan Garraty

US unties economic lifelines to Ulster: The News Letter
N R Greer

The Non-Existent Irish-American Vote: Huffington Post
Trina Y Vargo

Tributes as 'remarkable' former Irish Premier Garret FitzGerald dies: Daily Mail

Aviva locals fear sectarian violence from football fans: Irish Independent
Kevin Keane

Catholic church leader criticises royal succession rule: BBC

Catholic anger at growth in sectarian crimes: The Scotsman
Gareth Rose

The century-old problem plaguing Scottish football: BBC
Reevel Alderson

Wednesday, May 18

One small step for a monarch...: The Independent
David McKittrick

Queen's visit draws praise and rage: Boston Globe
Kevin Cullen

God brave the Queen: The Sun
Duncan Larcombe and Nick Parker

Bomb Found in Bus in Ireland Hours Before Queen Arrives: New York Times
Alan Cowell and Landon Thomas Jr.

Queen delighted by 'strong and warm welcome': Irish Examiner
Seán McCárthaigh

Visit 'one of most important in Queen's reign': The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy

Orange Order welcome Queen's visit: The News Letter

Two groups of protesters with two different agendas: Irish Examiner
Cormac O'Keefe

Dissident bomb scares disrupt security: The Irish Times
Conor Lally

Gardaí expect further royal visit protests: RTE

Queen to honour Irish who died fighting for Britain: BBC
Shane Harrison

Croke Park – Warm welcome awaits at stadium built from rubble of Easter Rising: The Scotsman
Colm Kelpie

Bloody Sunday the reason for Queen's Croke Park visit: BBC
Conor Macauley

Queen's address at Dublin Castle to be a tour highlight: Irish Examiner
Seán McCárthaigh

Proper way to greet royal visitors: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

Top Unionist – Queen will pay respect in Dublin to 'nasty people' (May 17):
Nicholas Watt

Our poor, battered nation really doesn't need this visit from a frail, old lady: Evening Herald
Olaf Tyaransen

Irish should not roll out 'green carpet' for Queen Elizabeth (May 17):
Joe Higgins

This comes too soon for the disenchanted: The Independent
Tommy McKearney

To welcome her is not a sign of bending any knee to anyone – it is a mature acknowledgement of our independence from, yet respect for, each other: Evening Herald
Dermot Bolger

Hope that visit is 'The End' in a long chapter of violence and struggle: Irish Independent
Lise Hand

John Major started process that has culminated with Queen's visit to Dublin:
Nicholas Watt

Not the end of one chapter but the start of another: The Irish Times
David Cameron

Two heads of state renew a friendship first forged in 1998: Irish Examiner
Seán McCárthaigh

Queen's visit to Ireland a sign of generational shift: Toronto Globe and Mail
Doug Saunders

Britain, Ireland, and a case of mutual benefit: The Independent
Hamish McRae

This is a significant moment for both of these islands: Evening Herald
Tim Pat Coogan

A simple bow of the head, such a symbolic gesture – How the Queen opened a new era after a century of bloodshed, distrust and uneasy coexistence: Daily Mail
Robert Hardman

The Queen in Ireland – one small step... and a giant stride into history: Daily Telegraph
Gordon Rayner

Visit of the Queen a seismic shift in Anglo-Irish relations: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

The Queen in Ireland – Our mutal catharsis:
Mick Fealty

A sign of how far relationships have come: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Irish state visit – The Queen in green: The Guardian

Royal visit – New chapter for our relations: Irish Examiner

Kenny vows to press Cameron on files: Irish Examiner
Juno McEnroe

Tears as bomb victims remembered: Irish Examiner
Sarah Stack

When Dublin trembled: The Spectator
Nicholas Mackey

Victims of bombings deserve answers: The Irish Times
Vincent Browne

Old Bailey bomber Price faces years in jail: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Car of Northern Ireland police officer's father targeted in arson attack:
Henry McDonald

Bullet sent to Sinn Féin MLA: UTV Internet

Anger as bus hijacked and torched: Derry Journal

Pair deny PC Carroll murder: UTV Internet

Gerry Adams west Belfast by-election to be on 9 June: BBC

Pressure mounts on SDLP leader ahead of talks: The News Letter

Appeal over Garda 'collusion' inquiry: The News Letter

Scappaticci to be legally represented at tribunal: The Irish Times
Olivia Kelly

Speech to echo visit of Clinton as same venue is chosen: Irish Independent
Fionnan Sheahan and Eimear Ni Bhraonain

Fury as Northern Ireland's Devine opts for Republic of Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Stuart McKinley

Stop IRA chants, Celtic boss Neil Lennon tells fans: Belfast Telegraph
David McNeill

Tuesday, May 17

London bomb alert adds to headache in garda security trawl: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Terrorist alert on mainland over Queen's visit to Dublin: Daily Telegraph
Duncan Gardham and Gordon Rayner

Explosive device made safe:

Three dilemmas – the Queen, President Obama, and Jedward: Belfast Telegraph
Andy Martin

Band plays God Save The Queen: Evening Herald
Claire Murphy

Leaders play down chance of atrocities apology: Irish Independent
Fionnan Sheahan and Lise Hand

Morrissey tells Queen to hand over Six Counties: The Irish Times
Ronan McGreevy

Rebel descendants say visit 'bizarre': Irish Examiner
Ed Carty

'Go to graveyards not Queen' campaigner tells loyalists: BBC

Heavy police presence for Price court appearance: (from the Belfast Telegraph)
Suzanne Breen

Supporter of dissident republicans rearrested after Derry court hearing: The Irish Times
George Jackson

Dissidents furious over UDA leaders on Queen's guest list: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Royal visit is big story for international media: The Irish Times
Mary Fitzgerald

Onlookers to be banned from visit venues: Irish Examiner
Seán McCárthaigh

Dublin traders positive about visit (May 15): Sunday Business Post
Nicola Cooke

Prince's fond memories of his many trips across the Irish Sea: Irish Independent
Fionnán Sheahan

Queen's visit to Ireland – It's a family affair: Daily Telegraph
Mary Kenny

Goodwill travels: Boston Globe
Eamon Gilmore and William Hague

Royal visit will be seen around world as symbol of reconciliation: Irish Independent
Enda Kenny

Time British got over their hang-ups of royal visit here: Evening Herald
Eoghan Corry

Queen's Ireland visit 'shows peace process has succeeded': The Scotsman
Rhiannon Edward

Hurt and hope define Royal visit to Irish Republic: The Scotsman
Jane Bradley

The symbolism of trip must not be underestimated: The Scotsman
Jonathan Tonge

Ireland comment: Daily Express
Patrick Mercer

Historic meeting will now be one of equals: Irish Independent
Sam Smyth

What's so bad about us waving the Union Jack?: Evening Herald
Eamon Keane


Stormont Assembly votes in new team of Ministers: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

DUP has become Prod Sinn Féin: (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Calm times in the North, but they might not stay that way (May 15): Sunday Business Post

Westminster by-election for Gerry Adams' old seat: Belfast Telegraph

Is this the last flutter of flagging passions? (May 15): (from the Sunday Times)
Liam Clarke

We won't enter pact with DUP in Belfast, veteran Ulster Unionist insists: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne Henry

Ex-Ibrox director Donald Findlay in knife threat: The Scotsman
Gareth Rose

Robinson spends three times more on US visit (May 13): Derry Journal

Monday, May 16

Dublin's biggest ever lockdown to greet Queen: The Independent
David McKittrick

Irish police arrest dissident republicans before Queen's visit:
Henry McDonald and Stephen Bates

Lockdown as 8,000 gardai on royal alert for Queen's visit: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Low turnout for protest against royals: Irish Examiner
Seán McCárthaigh

McAleese to host Dublin Castle event: The Irish Times
Mary Fitzgerald

Everyone wants to come dine with Queen (May 15): Sunday Independent
Maeve Sheehan

GAA officials decline invite to Queen's Croker visit: Irish Examiner
John Fogarty

Figures from all spheres invited: The Irish Times
Mary Fitzgerald

UDA leaders invited to wreath-laying: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Enda Kenny says Queen's visit is start of 'new era': BBC

Queen's visit to Ireland 'extraordinary moment in history': Daily Telegraph
Caroline Gammell and Gordon Rayner

Dublin and Monaghan bombing families appeal to Queen: BBC

Sinn Féin Mayor Endorses Queen's Visit: Tipperary Star

Garda resources "down to the bones" during Queen's visit: Donegal Democrat

Queen's visit in 'anti-IRA' row: The News Letter

Perfidious Albion? No, but the Queen forgot her Irish friends (May 15): Sunday Independent
Brendan O'Connor

Queen's visit to Ireland is a political milestone: BBC
Mervyn Jess

For Britain, this historic trip is more about the future than past: Irish Independent
Nicholas Leonard

Royal visit to Ireland full of symbolism: Financial Times
David Gardner

How dad learned to tolerate my mother's royal affair: Irish Independent
Martina Devlin

A visit that will test how far two countries have come: The Independent

Visit proves we're friends and equals: Irish Independent

Priest offers to hold peace talks with real IRA ahead of Queen's visit: Irish Voice/
Cathal Dervan

Old Bailey bomber charged over dissident threats to police: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

SAS ambush brother beaten up by Provos: (from the Sunday World)
Suzanne Breen

PSNI injured during Craigavon attack: UTV Internet

Outrage after child discovers pipe bomb: The News Letter

Belfast man took pipe bomb from children twice: BBC

Hand the killers over – Donaldson: Tyrone Times

Legacy is Peter's greatest challenge: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Outlook is ominous for North parties' survival: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

McNarry 'delighted' over covenant: The News Letter

Tensions cool around local parade: Belfast Media
Gráinne McWilliams

Cleric delighted at community's response to Derry church reopening: The Irish Times
George Jackson

'Red, white and blue' New Lodge repair plan (May 13): UTV Internet

Controversial A5 project faces axe: The News Letter

State making ground rent payments on 53 properties: The Irish Times
Carl O'Brien

We are all Neil Lennon – parkhead Faithful make a show of support: The Herald
Graeme Macpherson

Thank God for squeezing us beside England (May 15): Sunday Independent
Declan Lynch

If Scotland goes, all we'll have left is the Englishness we so despise:
Madeleine Bunting


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