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Tuesday, May 31

Tensions between loyalists in Carrickfergus at 'boiling point': Irish News
Allison Morris

Residents' group 'nothing to say' on Drumcree report: The News Letter

TUV's Allister 'relishing' finance position: Coleraine Times
Una Culkin

Testing time for Sinn Féin as Arlene Foster show rolls on: Irish News
Fionnuala O Connor

Words of wisdom, or the way out to the wilderness: Tribune Magazine
John Coulter

Politicians refer fewer than 50 reports of crimes to PSNI in two years: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

'Children present' at Lurgan dissident parade: UTV

Outrage at desecration of Milltown Republican Plot – NGA says it appreciates call from British Legion: Belfast Media
Brónach Ní Thuama

Anger as War memorial refurbishment plans stall: Londonderry Sentinel

Man charged with murder of Tyrone dissident shot as part of Dublin feud: Belfast Telegraph
Luke Byrne

Comment classed as a hate crime: Portadown Times

Council wants your views on Peace Plan (Apr 21): Banbridge Leader

Frazer optimistic on £300m Libyan cash for IRA victims: The News Letter

Family appeal over murder of Dungannon bookie Dessie Fox 25 years ago: Tyrone Times

Child abuse inquiry turns to Kincora home and claims of MI5 blackmail: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

First openly gay deputy lord mayor for Belfast to be elected: The News Letter

DUP's Jim Shannon accounted for quarter of 2014/15 House of Commons mileage claims: Irish News
Michael McHugh

Victor Stevenson's memorial is justice for Westbank Orphanage survivors (May 26): Irish Examiner
Victoria White

Protest at Canadian Embassy in Dublin after arrest of Craigavon Two supporter: Lurgan Mail

Kearney to join Sinn Féin delegation to Flanders Fields: Ballymena Times

Sinn Féin TD gives support to man who assualted Garda: Irish Examiner
Daniel McConnell

Politicians and media accused of trying to destroy Catholic Church: The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Éirígí backs Brexit with Northern Ireland poster campaign: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

NI has higher percentage of #Leave hashtags than rest of UK: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Irish in UK sign up for anti-Brexit vote: The Irish Times

Gibraltar's Chief Minister warns a Brexit could rock the overseas territory:
James Dempsey

Scotland and its Irish-born residents are quietly pro-EU: The Irish Times
Peter Geoghegan

A Brexit would break up Britain – and dismantle the Commonwealth too: The Independent
Andrew Dewson

Return of Border controls after Brexit is inevitable: The Irish Times
Hugh Orde

Dilapidated EU falling down around our ears; it's time to move to much better place: Belfast Telegraph
Lee Reynolds

New football laws are not perfect but they are needed (May 26): The Herald
Kenny MacAskill

Monday, May 30

Top Portadown Orangeman – Engaging with Parades Commission 'near pointless': The News Letter

Dear SDLP – Get the opposition wrong and you're dead (May 28): Irish News
Patrick Murphy

Flush with electoral success, Executive parties face difficult learning curve: Irish News
Tom Kelly

25 people reported to Public Prosecution Service over 'illegal' Ardoyne parade: Irish News
John Monaghan

Why victims of Kingsmills remain etched in my mind: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

The Priest Who Stood Up to the Torturers and Terrorists: Daily Beast
Anthony Quinn

Despite end of IRA campaign, 'my dad must still fight his own war' (May 28): The News Letter

UVF outlawed after first murders of Troubles in 1966 (May 27): Irish News
Connla Young

Sinn Féin MLA's son convicted over fuel fraud: The Irish Times
Amanda Ferguson

Paramilitaries not main cause of education problem – PUP: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Church schools can help bring children together in the classroom (May 25): Irish News
Simon Doyle

A modern language (May 20): Derry Journal

Can anybody truthfully say that Irish is a necessary language?: The Irish Times
Rosita Boland

Smoothing the thorny issue of national identity: Irish Independent
Dermot Gilleece

The 1916 commemoration for British soldiers remembered my own relative: Irish Voice/
Joseph Mulraney

In the fraught realm of Irish history,diplomacy is a delicate dance (May 27): Toronto Globe and Mail
Marsha Lederman

Kevin Vickers is a hero, but he was out of line in Dublin: Toronto Star

'British Government must listen to public on nuclear plans' – Ritchie: Newry Times
Paul Malone

Four new Assistant Garda commissioners appointed ahead of new police body (May 25):
Kevin Doyle and Robin Schiller

Sinn Féin TD calls for inquiry into 'rogue' gardaí in Leitrim (May 26): The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

The Force under fire – under-resourced and under the spotlight (May 29): Sunday Independent
Willie Kealy

Internal borders within UK would be anathema – NIO minister (May 26): The News Letter

Border controls on Irish entering Britain 'inevitable' post-Brexit: The Irish Times
Stephen Collins

EU poll – Politicians hold little sway with public: Belfast Telegraph
Yvette Shapiro

IDA told not to use Brexit to bring in risky business: Irish Independent
Michael Cogley and Donal O'Donovan

Prospect of Brexit should fill Ireland with dread (May 28): The Irish Times
Brendan Simms

Corbyn a bigger threat to the union than Brexit (May 26): The Irish Times
Newton Emerson

The government is shying away from real devolution (Apr 20): New Statesman
Jon Trickett

Sunday, May 29

Row erupts as Sinn Fein makes move to ban bonfires in areas where residents are opposed to them: Belfast Live
Leona O'Neill

Peter Weir – Equality and no favouritism for Irish language schools: The News Letter

Time to scale down marching tensions (May 24): Irish News

Intransigence on the Garvaghy Road could yet backfire: The News Letter

Dublin shooting – Man charged with murder of Tyrone dissident republican: Belfast Telegraph

12 men arrested after un-notified parade in Lurgan: BBC

Condemnation after hoax bomb find outside Co Fermanagh Orange Hall: Belfast Live
Ryan Smith

IRA bomb call hoaxer Alexander Murdoch is jailed (May 26): BBC

Coroner to rule on new Birmingham pub bombings inquests: Birmingham Mail
Andy Richards

Former head of IRA intelligence – Claims British mole knew of Birmingham pub bombings 'very credible': The Herald

Birmingham pub bombings – families of dead stand with wrongly convicted Paddy Hill as new inquest looms: Sunday Herald
David Leask

Why the Kingsmills inquest is so important: The News Letter
Danny Kennedy

300 IRA terror attack victims set for compensation: The Sun

Martin Galvin pays tribute to Derry IRA man shot dead by SAS 35 years ago today: Derry Now

No equality surge at Stormont but every ripple welcome (May 24): Irish News
Fionnuala O Connor

Trudeau won't say if Kevin Vickers will be disciplined after tackling an Irish protester: Toronto Star
Chinta Puxley

'You're not RCMP anymore' – Security experts blast Kevin Vickers for overreacting in tackling Irish protester: National Post
Bruce Cheadle

Shock as two people do something: Sunday Independent
Brendan O'Connor

Bradley calls for spending commitment for Narrow Water Bridge: Newry Times
Paul Malone

SDLP's Claire Hanna pledges to continue NAMA investigation (May 25): Belfast Telegraph

It's been a while since our last Papal visit...someone should warn him we've changed: Sunday Independent
John Daly

Nigel Farage's key aide in IRA outrage as he's revealed as hardline Irish Republican: Daily Mirror
Lee Harpin

Brexit could send Ireland back in time: RTE
David Murphy

The EU border debate shadowed by history: BBC
Mishal Husain

Familiar battlelines drawn in EU debate: Belfast Telegraph

Brexit and the curse of nationalism: Sunday Independent

Saturday, May 28

Revealed – Secret Orange offer of Drumcree talks under senior priest: The News Letter
Sam McBride

How major Drumcree talks offer was made – and kept secret: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Finance minister Mairtin O Muilleoir wants power to borrow money from Treasury: Belfast Telegraph

Wilson claims SF gearing up for fantasy finance plans: The News Letter

New Executive ministers must 'work as a team': Derry Journal

NI Executive – New draft programme for government published: BBC

Views wanted on Stormont Executive document: The News Letter

Admirable sentiments but some distance from a five-year policy plan for Stormont: Irish News
John Manley

Executive rids itself of old guard but are they up to the job?: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Sinn Féin and the DUP can accommodate their separate agendas: Irish News
Newton Emerson

DUP Councillor fumes after being 'gagged' at Mid Ulster Council: Tyrone Times

Solutions urgently needed over provocative flags: Irish News

Parts of viable explosive device found by police: Belfast Telegraph

Political leaders demand release of jailed republican Tony Taylor: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Rehoused young man is forced to leave home after sectarian threats: Belfast Media
Conor McParland

Former Sinn Féin councillor Jonathan Dowdall refused bail at Special Criminal Court: Irish Independent
Daniel Hickey

Thomas 'Slab' Murphy's appeal on tax evasion conviction to take place in November: Irish Independent
Ruaidhrí Giblin

Man tackled by Canadian envoy defends 'act of civil disobedience': The Irish Times
Ronan McGreevy

Brian Murphy, Irish protester tackled by Kevin Vickers, says he holds no grudge: CBC
Bruce Cheadle

Trudeau to consider Vickers tackling protester if issue raised: The Irish Times
Mark Hilliard and Marie O'Halloran

Dublin service to mark British 1916 dead 'overdue but welcome' says Kevin Myers, who campaigned for it: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

Why I, a proud republican, will be visiting the Somme: Belfast Telegraph
Martin McGuinness

UFF assassination – Truth still sought 25 years after Eddie Fullerton murder: Derry Journal
Eamon Sweeney

Appeal by family of Tyrone man killed in 1990: RTE

Claims that RUC were watching house where two INLA men were shot dead: Irish News
Connla Young

Archbishop Martin calls for united Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black and Sarah MacDonald

Peter Weir – PUP ignored effect of paramilitarism on school failings: The News Letter

Fall in visitors from Republic blamed on strong sterling and perception of Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Margaret Canning

Rumour Mill: Singing 'Billy Boys' better than fighting – Rangers chief | Aucho 'wanted by Rangers' | Old Firm eye Bournemouth ace: The Scotsman

EU poll – Over 25% fear Brexit would lead to border checkpoints in Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Yvette Shapiro

Government ready to love-bomb Irish voters in Britain: The Irish Times
Diarmaid Ferriter

Celtic nations set to vote to remain in EU, say polls: The News Letter

Rare consensus as five political parties unite for Remain campaign: Belfast Telegraph
John Mulgrew

Willie Rennie urges Alex Salmond to quit EU campaign: BBC

Friday, May 27

Arlene Foster slams criticism of Justice Minister Claire Sugden – as newly formed Executive hold first meeting: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Williamson

From backbench obscurity to top of dissident hit-list for new Justice Minister Claire Sugden: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

New additions to Stormont sign up to the rules: Impartial Reporter
Rodney Edwards

The civil servants helping to run Stormont's new administration:
Steven McCaffery

Stormont framework agreement not apple pie, say Foster and McGuinness: Belfast Telegraph

Sinn Fein's economic credentials face big test at Finance: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Sinn Fein again outmanoeuvred by Foster's dominant DUP: The News Letter
Sam McBride

Sinn Féin and DUP accept they are on their own for the next five years: Irish News
Alex Kane

Over to the two big beasts: The Irish Times

This is now a strangely optimistic time at Stormont: The News Letter

UUP celebrates its return to the House of Commons: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

DUP MP Jim Shannon asked to pay back nearly £14k in staff mileage claims: BBC

Prison officers in Northern Ireland could be at risk after email mistake leaks data: Daily Telegraph
Cara McGoogan

Republican inmates challenge Prison Service on warders' ID: The News Letter

Mullan – New Justice Minister must deliver on Magilligan new build: Londonderry Sentinel

Council reject bonfire proposal: Derry Journal
Andrew Quinn

Disgust as World War One Shankill memorial vandalised: Belfast Telegraph
Cate McCurry

Sister of UVF victim in legal bid to access file on murder: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Canadian ambassador who took down Islamic terrorist tackles protester at Dublin 1916 remembrance: Irish Independent
Tony Gavin and Ciara Treacy

Justice for the Craigavon Two protester tells how Canadian parliament hero tackled him at 1916 ceremony: Irish News
Connla Young

INLA bomber in Kinahan hit squad behind Gareth Hutch murder: Sunday World
Morgan Flanagan Creagh

How scars of Tullyvallen massacre have never healed: Belfast Telegraph
Ivan Little

Adams urges release of files on Kay's Tavern: Dundalk Democrat
Ian Cameron

Kingsmills – QC cites IRA evidence on Nairac: The News Letter

Forty years on Kingsmill still casts a shadow: The Irish Times
Noel Whelan

'We lived beside the cemetery and I used to go to the grave and lie on it every day' (May 19): Belfast Telegraph

50 years since first victim of Troubles was shot by UVF: Irish News
Connla Young

How councillor McCusker can bring music to unionist ears by helping put end to rebel night at Ardoyne Fleadh: Belfast Telegraph
Nelson McCausland

Unionists welcome Ulster Fleadh to be held in Bangor: Irish News
Suzanne McGonagle

'Not appropriate' – Sinn Féin rejects invitation to commemorate British 1916 deaths:
Daragh Brophy

Friends in common troubles – McGuinness and the Somme: Irish News
Tom Collins

Salmond – Scottish independence 'within two years' of Brexit: BBC

EU referendum – Leave vote could lead to strengthened border checks, says NI affairs committee: BBC

North set to reject Brexit by 2-1, says new poll: Irish Independent
Yvette Shapiro

Northern Ireland realises Brexit would be like turning clock back: Belfast Telegraph
Tom Kelly

Parallels between Irish and British referenda: Irish Catholic
Mary Kenny

Plans to create an EU army 'kept secret' from voters : Daily Telegraph

Thursday, May 26

Northern Ireland forms new power-sharing executive: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Sinn Féin unveils ministers without IRA past to take up new Executive posts: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Independent unionist Claire Sugden agrees to be Stormont justice minister: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

SDLP accuse Sinn Féin of giving justice 'triple lock' to unionism: Irish News
John Manley

Sugden appointment a 'corruption of Good Friday Agreement' – Nesbitt: The News Letter

New Justice Minister inherits a list of problems in a tough brief: Irish News
Allison Morris

Claire Sugden – Straight-talking wild card in deal with Executive 'jokers': The News Letter

Alliance details its demands for accepting justice minister role: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

Ó Muilleoir is new North finance minister: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Finance minister Ó Muilleoir facing budget baptism of fire: Irish News
John Manley

Claire Sugden puts faith in the subtle approach as she assumes justice ministry: BBC
Vincent Kearney

For Big Two to share Justice Ministry brief would be major step forward in our politics: Belfast Telegraph
Alban Maginness

A spring in the political step ...: UTV
Brian Rowan

Nationalists need to be concerned about the SDLP's opposition decision (May 25): Irish News
Jim Gibney

New-look Northern Ireland Executive sets sail with fair wind behind it: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Time for Stormont executive to deliver: Irish News

'Fear' strategy against Sinn Féin vindicated – Foster: Tyrone Constitution
Peter Kelly

Loyalists pull out of bonfire management scheme despite new LCC protocols: Irish News
Allison Morris

Will Mid Ulster Council fly Union flag to mark the Queen's 90th birthday?: Tyrone Times
Stanley Campbell

Nationalists to block Queen Elizabeth Union flag motion: Irish News
Connla Young

'Depraved' attack on Belfast war memorial condemned: The News Letter

1916 Easter Rising memorial planned for Co Derry town: Irish News
Connla Young

Widow of Jerry McCabe wants tougher sentences for garda killers: Irish Independent
Kathryn Hayes

Boston College seeks to quash application for Anthony McIntyre interviews: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Martin slams Cameron over 1974 bombing files: Irish Independent
Barry Lennon

Third motion on Dublin-Monaghan bombings passed: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

Ex-detective's case over Smithwick Tribunal report struck out: The Irish Times
Mary Carolan

Censored report 'probably knew identity of UVF killers': The News Letter

Cold-blooded IRA gunman 'blew head off Protestant teenager as he cried for his mother', sole survivor of massacre tells inquest: Daily Mail
Sam Tonkin

Kingsmills inquest – It took me 40 years to weep for my son, reveals elderly mother of slain workman: Belfast Telegraph
Cate McCurry

Army were told to stay away from Kingsmills, claims survivor: The News Letter

Republicans of all shades expected to attend Derry IRA commemoration: Irish News
Connla Young

Prince Charles claims relationship between Britain and Ireland is 'now better than ever': Irish Mirror
Paddy Clancy and Ed Carty

Warm cross-community welcome for the surprise Royal visitor: The News Letter

A visit to 'Cluckingham Palace' and a cúpla focal for Charles and Camilla: Irish Independent
Nicola Anderson, Caroline Crawford and Greg Harkin

Royal treatment – Charles and Camilla visit Donegal: Irish Examiner

Martin McGuinness declines invitation to attend memorial event for Somme centenary to avoid controversy: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford and Jonny Bell

Republicans no longer entrenched in their view of Ireland's Great War dead: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

We must acknowledge British soldiers killed in the Rising: The Irish Times
Charlie Flanagan

Ireland will have 'little to fear if UK votes for Brexit' (May 25): Irish Examiner
Eamon Quinn

Wednesday, May 25

Stormont to meet to appoint new Northern Executive: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

NI Executive – Martin McGuinness announces Sinn Féin ministers: BBC

Justice a minefield Big Two must tiptoe through together: Belfast Telegraph
Alex Kane

Jamie Bryson wants to be the new Justice Minister: Belfast Live
Chris Sherrard

UUP and SDLP speak of 'next chapter' at Stormont: Ulster Herald
Ryan McAleer

The British political system is not the only 'normal': Irish News
Brian Feeney

The new Belfast Lord Mayor will be DUP councillor Brian Kingston: Belfast Live
Sarah Scott

Paramilitary flags erected across north despite loyalist protocol: Irish News
Allison Morris

Prince Charles meets former IRA commander 37 years after terror group murdered his uncle: Daily Express
Patrick Christys

Charles visits Orange Order museum on trip of diverse engagements: Belfast Telegraph

Councillor launches scathing rant against Prince Charles' 'insulting' trip to Donegal: Irish Mirror
Stephen Maguire

Dissidents quizzed over Charles death threats: Irish Independent
Greg Harkin

Pair to stand trial on republican parade riot charges: The News Letter

Cops staked out dissident arms dump for a month: Sunday World
Richard Sullivan

Ex-Sinn Fein man nabbed heading to Dubai and quizzed over Regency attack guns: Sunday World
Nicola Tallant

Belfast men jailed over UDA blackmailing scheme: The News Letter

Kingsmill massacre – 'Finish them off' was chilling order as men lay after being mowed down: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Kingsmills inquest – 'Who was the godfather?' asks mother: The News Letter

Primary school pupils to receive Ulster Scots lessons: Irish News
Simon Doyle

Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness to visit Somme and Flanders: BBC

McGuinness Somme tribute a stunt – Allister: The News Letter

'Too early to know' if Pope will attend 2018 event in Dublin: Irish Examiner
Stephen Rogers

Planning is under way for visit by Pope in 2018: Irish Independent
Sarah MacDonald

Bilateral relations with UK critical in case of Brexit, says Kenny: The Irish Times
Marie O'Halloran

Charlie Flanagan – Brexit may mean border controls: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Brexit – Irish Border system should not 'change dramatically': The Irish Times
Shane Hickey

Villiers says post-Brexit border will be kept open by 'common sense and goodwill': Irish News
John Manley

British in Ireland and Irish in Britain must all have their say on Brexit: Irish Examiner
Noelle O'Connell and Dominick Chilcott

New pro-Union mindset needed to counter-balance push to greater devolution, say peers: The Herald
Michael Settle

Tuesday, May 24

Stormont waits for eleventh hour justice minister nomination: Irish News
John Manley

MLA Claire Sugden – I'm not sure I would accept the post of Justice Minister if I was offered it... but I'm as entitled to the job as anyone: Belfast Telegraph

No contact with Alliance or Sugden as clock ticks over justice ministry: The News Letter
Sam McBride

New era of opposition politics dawns at Stormont (May 21): Irish News
Newton Emerson

Why Executive needs to finally come of age and act like real government (May 5): Belfast Telegraph
Alex Kane

Sinn Féin should call DUP's bluff (May 21): Irish News

Thatcher a major influence on my leadership, says Arlene Foster: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

DUP struggling to select a new Lord Mayor for Belfast: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Police ignored Orange assault and targeted photographer victim: Belfast Media
Evan Short

Bands Forum anger over PSNI arrest van at parade: The News Letter

Assault on boys, 13 and 14, a 'sectarian hate crime': UTV

Sectarian attack on boys heading to Belfast band parade rocks mum's faith in community work: Belfast Telegraph
Nevin Farrell

'Sectarianism a problem in Northern Ireland schools' say teachers: The News Letter

More cases threaten Lord Chief Justice's five-year inquest plan: Irish News
Allison Morris

'It's all about the truth now, as there will be no justice' (May 19): Belfast Telegraph

Inquest into Kingsmill massacre in Northern Ireland begins: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Kingsmills inquest – IRA 'lack courage' to accept responsibility for murders: The News Letter

Sole survivor of Kingsmill massacre tells inquest he lay beneath his dying colleagues as they battled for life: Belfast Live
Michael McHugh

Kennedy welcomes opening of Kingsmills Inquest: Newry Times

Kingsmills inquest – I will give evidence, says top Garda IRA agent: The News Letter

Kingsmills families deserve the truth: Belfast Telegraph

A long-awaited day arrives for the Kingsmills families: The News Letter

Catholic woman (33) may have been victim of savage Shankill Butchers: Irish News
Allison Morris

Sinn Féin loophole could lead to Irish PAC funds: Village
Gerard Cunningham

Prince Charles and Camilla to visit Ireland for three days this week: Irish Independent
Tony Jones

Pressure grows on Theresa Villiers over common travel area: Irish News
John Manley

Beyond borders – the Irish villages dreading a Brexit vote: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

After 41 years of shifting battlelines, the Brexit vote for Northern Ireland is a very tough one to call: Belfast Telegraph
James Greer

Monday, May 23

Justice minister search continues as executive deadline looms: Irish News

NI Assembly – Alasdair McDonnell supports SDLP opposition move: BBC

McCallister – SF and DUP would be 'mad' to allow fresh elections: The News Letter

Joined up – not carved up – government is the key to success at Stormont: Irish News
Tom Kelly

We are putting the pieces in place to rid NI of terrorist thugs and build a stronger, wealthier society (May 21): Belfast Telegraph
Theresa Villiers

DUP's stance on marriage, abortion may woo Catholic voters: The Irish Times
Francess Campbell

Double jobbing ban has been exposed as folly: The News Letter
Ben Lowry

Loyalist flags still fly at new housing development one year on: Irish News
John Monaghan

Controversial Union flag in centre of Magherafelt to come down: Irish News
Connla Young

Petrol bomb thrown at police vehicle in Carrickfergus: Belfast Telegraph

£100,000 bill to police Easter Rising parade and loyalist protest: Irish News
John Monaghan

Growing fears that New IRA planning attack in Britain: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Senior INLA man was in Sunset House pub when Barr shot dead:
Ken Foy

'Sectarian attack' on Woodvale teenagers: The News Letter

Maghaberry on the brink – "We're losing control of the prison to the inmates" (May 2): Belfast Live
Jilly Beattie and Chris Kilpatrick

Lord Chief Justice warns of further delays to Troubles' inquests:
Niall McCracken

Emotion and sincerity, the essence of a great speech: Irish News
Deaglan de Breadun

'Dad took his last breath with a boulder across his chest' (May 19): Belfast Telegraph

'It was never the same after Army killed mum' (May 19): Belfast Telegraph

Kingsmill relatives have 'sense they may get closure' as inquest begins: Irish News
John Monaghan

Pro same-sex marriage support in Northern Ireland 'greater than in the Republic': Irish Mirror
Michael McHugh

It's complicated – our relationship with Catholicism (Apr 30): The Irish Times
Breda O'Brien

What really happened when the Scottish Cup Final descended into mayhem: The Herald
Neil Cameron

Ireland frets about a Brexit vote it cannot influence: Financial Times
Vincent Boland

Europhiles shouldn't be surprised that Cornwall supports Brexit: The Spectator
Henry Williams

Scots majority oppose second IndyRef if Brexit outcome takes Scotland out of Europe against voters' wishes: Scottish Daily Record

Sunday, May 22

SDLP 'has turned its back on the Good Friday Agreement': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

£2.5bn package will help free people from grip of gangs, pledges Villiers: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Overseeing prisons makes the justice ministry unpalatable (May 19): Irish News
Newton Emerson

She's impressive, but DUP and SF might eat her alive – insiders give their views on MLA tipped to become next Justice Minister: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

UDA duo behind protection racket 'pair of chancers': Belfast Telegraph
Ashleigh McDonald

Paddy Hill speak of the effects of wrongful convictions as new academic study is unveiled: Sunday Herald
Peter Swindon

Bloody Sunday – Ex-Para dies before police questioning: Derry Journal
Eamon Sweeney

Brendan Grace and Garda Band to headline McCabe Memorial Concert: Limerick Post
Eric Fitzgerald

'I've been to Hell and back, but there's now light at end of tunnel' (May 19): Belfast Telegraph
Mairia Cahill

'Gerrypicking' the victims of the Troubles: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

'I didn't like the IRA... I couldn't stand them as people so I became a unionist by default': Belfast Telegraph
Katie Byrne

Bernadette McAliskey – 'I am aware I'm asking people to go up a hill that I wouldn't go up myself': Derry Journal
Eamon Sweeney

Arts my refuge from the Troubles, says new Edinburgh Fringe boss (May 16): Belfast Telegraph

Priests seek national synod to tackle Catholic vocations 'crisis' (May 21): The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Pope has no plans to visit Ireland, claims church amid rumours: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Time to revive the Narrow Water vision (Apr 20): Irish News

Longford's Mall Complex to be renamed the Albert Reynolds Peace Park: Longford Leader

A secular state does not imply a secular society (May 10): The Irish Times
Cornelius Casey

Despite a mixed legacy, there's life in the old Soldiers of Destiny yet (May 21): Irish Independent
Theresa Reidy

Will anything ever change? (May 18): The Irish Times

'Brexit would be a disaster for Ireland and UK': Sunday Independent
David Puttnam

Brexit would bring 'economic shock' for Northern Ireland, warns economist (May 19): Belfast Telegraph
Margaret Canning

Ireland must give neighbourly advice to UK – former EU advisor (May 20): Irish Independent
Colm Kelpie

Continuing referendum debate keeps us going (May 11): The Herald
Alison Rowat

Why after this weekend I cry for England and St George (Apr 25): Daily Mail
Kate Hopkins

Saturday, May 21

SDLP opposition move prompted much soul-searching, admits Eastwood: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

UUP welcome as SDLP walks from Executive to Opposition: The News Letter

Lord Kilclooney and Brid Rodgers welcome UUP and SDLP decisions: BBC

Alliance still saying no to justice ministry as potential for crisis deepens: Irish News
John Manley

No joint justice ministers possible – Executive Office: The News Letter

Runners and riders – the justice minister contenders: Irish News
John Manley

Claire Sugden 'would consider' Minister of Justice portfolio at Stormont: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen and Noel McAdam

Independent MLA – 'I have no no wish list before becoming justice minister': The News Letter

Gerry Adams – Sinn Fein focused on securing full Stormont executive: Belfast Telegraph

East Antrim's DUP MLAs blasted after backing SF for Principal Deputy Speaker role: Carrick Times

John McCallister calls for more funding for Stormont's fledgling opposition: Irish News
John Manley

Big two rattled as rivals will no longer carry can for tough decisions. Let real politics commence: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Stormont now has a real Opposition which is good for democracy: The News Letter

Sinn Féin should call DUP's bluff: Irish News

Why Catholics just won't vote unionist: The Irish Times
Pól Ó Muirí

Sinn Féin lose seat on Education Authority board following election: BBC
Robbie Meredith

Pastor slams playground use for 'sectarian politics': The News Letter

It is no fairy tale to say dissidents are infiltrated by MI5: Belfast Telegraph
Henry McDonald

Republican councillor McShane to challenge threat conviction: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Suspected dissident to stand trial on terror charge: The News Letter

Pair told South Belfast businesswoman they were in UDA in bid to extort money: Belfast Live
Ashleigh Mcdonald

Archbishop of Canterbury meets Ulster loyalists in London: Belfast Telegraph

20 years after Canary Wharf bombing, IRA 'claims another life' as victim's wife passes away: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Kingsmills survivor Alan Black hoping for truth as inquest opens: The News Letter

RUC officer who shot Pearse Jordan 'said he was willing to lie in court': Irish News
Connla Young

House of Lords move on compensation for Libyan IRA victims: The News Letter

'Troubles' legacy – Emotional night on Derry's walls as reconstruction of teenager's shooting: Derry Journal
Eamon Sweeney

RUC officers 'could be retraumatised by talking about Troubles': The News Letter

Peter Robinson – Ex-First Minister joins Co-operation Ireland board: Irish News

Secretive intelligence agencies agree to take part in Kincora probe: The News Letter

Ex-soldier says 'Unionists don't own the Somme' and have no right to exclude Sinn Fein's McGuinness: Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Londonderry trio tipped as potential Irish Presidents: Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Church plays down speculation of papal visit to Ireland: The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

Francis will visit a very different Ireland: Irish Examiner

Keep 10% of Catholic school places for unbaptised, says group (May 20): The Irish Times
Carl O'Brien

EU referendum – Poll suggests more than 55% of voters 'will choose to stay in EU': BBC

Friday, May 20

SDLP quits power-sharing Executive at Stormont: The News Letter

Colum Eastwood promises 'progressive alternative' as SDLP goes into opposition: Irish News
John Manley

Foster and McGuinness accuse SDLP of 'dishonesty' over Stormont Executive talks: Belfast Telegraph

Battle looms for NI justice post as Alliance pulls out of executive: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Alliance refusal to take up justice post 'could trigger fresh election': Belfast Telegraph
David Young

Alliance ruling body backs Ford to turn down Justice post: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Post-Good Friday Agreement era is an opportunity rather than a crisis: Irish News
John Manley

Stormont power-sharing faces its toughest test yet – but that might be a good thing:
Steven McCaffery

SDLP move into opposition a significant step for party: Irish News

Mairia Cahill welcomes Public Prosecution Service review: Belfast Telegraph
Cate McCurry

Northern Ireland 'will have Labour candidates': BBC
Stephen Walker

Dublin minister Flanagan holds emotional talks with widow of slain taxi driver: Belfast Telegraph
Allan Preston

Gun attack victim 'forced' from home: The News Letter

Time to stop the killing: The Courier
Alex Bell

'Christ reigns' – Pastor defiant over Down Baptist Church arson: Belfast Telegraph

Orange Order set to mark Somme sacrifice: The News Letter

Willie Frazer's fury at Martin McGuinness' Somme invite: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Our deep pain, by those who lost parents in Northern Ireland's Troubles: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Loyalists call for role in legacy talks: UTV

Northern Irish group welcomes the Otley-based Justice for War Widows campaign: Ilkley Gazette
Jim Jack

Troubles murder reviews 'pass over' soldiers from Britain: The News Letter

Gerry Carroll – 'Executive has helped drive austerity and needs held to account – we will do that in the Assembly' (May 16): Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Pope set for Ireland visit: Irish Catholic
Greg Daly

Pope set to include Armagh in expected visit to Ireland in 2018: Irish News
Gareth McKeown

UK Government 'unlikely to replace N Ireland's EU funds in event of Brexit': Belfast Telegraph

'Anything which would bring a land barrier between north and south would be a disaster': Irish Independent
Colm Kelpie

Thursday, May 19

Justice ministry – Villiers warns of fresh elections if deadline for appointment lapses: BBC

Alliance will have sold its soul and given in to political blackmail by accepting the Justice post: Belfast Telegraph
Seamus Close

'Make your mind-up time' in Stormont stand-off: The News Letter

SDLP seeks ramping up of Executive ambition as opposition beckons: Irish News
John Manley

Queen's Speech 2016 – Government will work to implement both Fresh Start and Stormont House agreements: Belfast Telegraph

Something is stirring in Stormont: The Irish Times
Newton Emerson

Labouring to make an impression on politics (May 16): Belfast Telegraph
Aaron Edward

Capanagh Forest arms dump – Items found 'could have made dozens of bombs': BBC

Larne forest terror cache find 'a major blow to dissident plans', say police: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Orange Order – Warm welcome and tough talking as Catholic college opens up to Protestant history: BBC
Robbie Meredith

Northern Ireland's loyal orders 'mirror freemasonry': The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Our failure of the Good Friday generation is criminal. We're still a sectarian society mired in old hatreds of the past (May 6): Belfast Telegraph
Fionola Meredith

Dozens of objections to planned war memorial in Magherafelt: Irish News
Connla Young

Probe launched into 'illegal' 1916 memorial which is to officially open in Lurgan: The News Letter
Carmel Robinson

Barra McGrory – PPS has 'improved how it deals with serious cases': Irish News
Bimpe Archer and Claire Simpson

IRA tried to write my mum's story. I'm here to put it straight: Belfast Telegraph
Suzanne Breen

Jerry McCabe widow in Bertie snub claims: Irish Examiner
David Raleigh

Ahern dismisses claims he ignored McCabe's widow: Irish Independent
David Raleigh

Army's 1972 killing of schoolboy Manus Deery re-enacted: Belfast Telegraph
George Jackson

Ted Kennedy one of the 'great architects' of peace in the North – Mitchell (May 18): The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

Redeveloping the Long Kesh/Maze prison – profiting from the hunger strikes? (May 5): The Irish Times
George Legg

Sinn Féin to end 'average wage' policy due to rule changes: BBC
Mark Devenport

Ringland has become one of the most persistent critics of SF (May 17): The News Letter

Kenny has '100%' support for O'Sullivan on whistleblower row: The Irish Times
Simon Carswell

Brexit – Flanagan hopes benefit changes won't hurt Irish in Britain: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Brexit a reckless shot in dark, truth is we all win by staying in (Apr 25): Belfast Telegraph
Tom Kelly

Hurrah for Englishness (Apr 24): Daily Telegraph

Falkirk Council to cover Orange Order march costs worth thousands of pounds: The Herald
Gerry Braiden

Wednesday, May 18

NI Executive will be formed by next week, says McGuinness but SDLP still hedging its bets on signing up: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Parties looking to Finland and Scotland to make Northern Ireland 'stronger' and a 'land of solutions': Londonderry Sentinel

NI Assembly – Alliance sets out key issues to accept justice ministry: BBC

Independent MLA Sugden would 'weigh pros and cons' of justice role: The News Letter

Steven Agnew 'would consider contentious Justice minister role': Irish News
David Young

Lunn laments 'sectarian stand-off' between DUP and SF on justice post: The News Letter

Anti-austerity party challenges sectarian politics and cuts in Northern Ireland: The Guardian
Mary O'Hara

Reading the Stormont tea leaves...: UTV
Brian Rowan

Absurd for SDLP not to join a brave new world: Belfast Telegraph
Alex Kane

People Before Profit claims of substantial unionist support are a fantasy: Irish News
Brian Feeney

Mike Nesbitt – Goebbels tweet by UUP leader criticised: BBC
Enda McClafferty

Antrim weapons cache is most significant arms find in years, says PSNI: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Terrorist bomb cache found by walkers in Northern Ireland forest near Larne: Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Black

Deadly mortars used before by group known as the 'IRA': Irish News
Connla Young

Major arms discoveries 'very worrying' says former intelligence officer: The News Letter

Military spooks sent to Northern Ireland over terror plot fears: Daily Mirror
Chris Hughes

Bomb find represents a blow to dissidents: Irish News

Dan Murray murder – Man arrested over gun attack released unconditionally: BBC

Prison officer David Black murder accused blocked in making appeal to Supreme Court: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Substance linked to Semtex found on bomb suspect's coat, court is told: Belfast Telegraph
George Jackson

UVF murder probe 'failures' challenge rejected: The News Letter

Family of murdered Belfast mum Caroline Moreland to challenge PSNI over exclusion in Stakeknife probe: Belfast Telegraph
Alan Erwin

Irish government to pursue Dublin-Monaghan files: UTV

Dublin accused of hypocrisy over call to open UK files on 1974 bombings: The News Letter

Dublin bombings survivor who woke up in the morgue: The Irish Times
Colin Gleeson

Families of 1974 bombings still in the dark 42 years on: Irish Independent
Allison Bray and Ed Carty

Jeremy Corbyn should not be allowed to rewrite the history of his support for the IRA: The Spectator
Alex Massie

Veterans plan Somme event boycott if Sinn Féin's McGuinness attends: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Martin McGuinness remembering Somme 'can't bring true reconciliation': The News Letter

McGuinness Somme invite part of healing: Belfast Telegraph

Garda chief called on to resign: Irish Examiner
Daniel McConnell, Micheal Clifford, and Cormac O'Keeffe

Muslims in Northern Ireland united despite divisions across the world: BBC
Rick Faragher

'If they are coming for terrorist activities, they will get as much publicity for terror in Dublin': Londonderry Sentinel
Kevin Mullan

Northern Ireland peace process rights 'not affected by Brexit': The News Letter

Jack Grealish told he has no definite place in England U21 squad... after snubbing Republic of Ireland: The Sun

Tuesday, May 17

Lawyer warns Human Rights Act repeal would be attack on Good Friday Agreement: Belfast Telegraph

NI Assembly – Stormont departments 'should be allocated next week', says McGuinness: BBC
Mark Devenport

Mid Ulster MLA honoured to be elected deputy speaker of Northern Ireland Assembly: Mid Ulster Mail

All-conquering Arlene Foster may not be up for new direction: Irish News
Fionnuala O Connor

Foster 'would not support SF Justice Minister': UTV

Villiers hopes for progress on parades but sees no sign of it yet: The News Letter

Dan Murray's killers 'judge, jury: The News Letter
Mark Rainey

Man (38) released unconditionally after arrest over Belfast takeaway driver Dan Murray murder: Belfast Telegraph

PSNI arrest man over shooting of Daniel Murray: Belfast Live
Nathan Hanna

One person a month shot by paramilitaries: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

Probe after 'explosive items' discovered in woodland in Co Antrim: Belfast Telegraph

Loyalist accused of painting road signs red, white and blue: The Irish Times

Danish info sought over Adams bomb hoax accused: UTV
Alan Erwin

Son speaks out on anniversary of Glenanne gang pub killings: Irish News
Allison Morris

Evidence from US witness sought in Jean McConville case: The Irish Times

Man on 1997 IRA bomb charge can return to Coalisland: The News Letter

IRA bombing victims are remembered: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

Families of GB soldiers who died in NI should always be welcome here: The News Letter

Ex-Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan won't say if £20k Stormont deal will pay Tom Elliott libel costs: Irish News
Bimpe Archer

Londonderry scout troop on march again after 44-year absence (May 11): The News Letter

Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness may attend Battle of the Somme 100th anniversary event: Belfast Telegraph
Adrian Rutherford

1916 Rising had 'no legitimacy whatsoever' – ex-attorney general: The Irish Times
Patsy McGarry

David McWilliams – UK exit from EU could lead to united Ireland: Irish News
Suzanne McGonagle

Kenny Shiels claims sectarian abuse at football match in Cork: Derry Journal

Time to ditch this bad law on sectarianism: The Herald

Lord Patten – The BBC must better reflect Scotland, its culture and identity (May 8): The Herald
Martin Williams

Monday, May 16

Foster says Kenny wrong on Brexit and peace: Irish Independent
Ken Foy

Arlene Foster's Brexit comments 'irresponsible', opponents blast: Irish News
Simon Cunningham

Mike Nesbitt's dramatic flourish rattles the other parties: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Nesbitt leads UUP out into Opposition for five years: The News Letter
Sam McBride

SDLP should demand higher price for staying in executive: Irish News
Tom Kelly

The more things change...: Tribune Magazine
John Coulter

Scott McHugh murder bid greeted with unionist indifference (May 14): Irish News
Newton Emerson

Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster 'surprised' by increased threat of terror attack: Irish Mirror
Brian Hutton

Is long-dead IRA threat now back on the rise?: The Scotsman
Martyn McLaughlin

Terror threats escalated – Same old story, different faces: Irish Examiner

Man shot in the ankles in Derry: Sunday World
Jamie McDowell

Bomb found in seaside village a viable device, say police: Belfast Telegraph

Police treat attack on teen girl as 'hate crime': UTV

Loyalists 'will not seek permission' from Parades Commission for anti-internment counter protest: Irish News
John Monaghan

Watchdog slams council for silence on IRA memorial planning probe: Irish News
Brendan Hughes

NI peacemaker says parties close to agreement on legacy: Irish Catholic
Martin O'Brien and Mags Gargan

Truth behind guns is stranger than fiction (May 11): Belfast Telegraph

Families of four soldier victims of 1984 IRA bomb return to Fermanagh for plaque unveiling: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Viable device found in Cushendun: The News Letter

Clarification needed after garda report – McDonald: RTE

Murder rate in the north comparable to Dublin: Irish News
Claire Simpson

Gerry-built version of history has never stood up to scrutiny (May 6): Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

The republican image of freedom offers a moral compass for our country: The Irish Times
Philip Pettit

We're such an egalitarian State, we don't need hate crime laws (May 12): Irish Independent
Colette Browne

New minister must act quickly on denominational schools issue (May 11): Irish Independent
Conor O'Mahony

Top doctor hits out at hospital as religious row grows (May 5): Irish Examiner
Caroline O'Doherty

Boothman was a significant GAA leader (May 11): Irish News

Ban on offensive songs in Scottish football has failed (May 9): The Scotsman
Michael Sheridan

Tory plan to rid Scotland of meaningless Offensive Behaviour act could be a win for everyone (May 15): Scottish Sunday Mail

Peace in the North is now a global template for conflict resolution: Irish Independent
Mary Fitzgerald

SNP hit out at British Bill of Rights plan: The Herald
Kate Devlin


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