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Saturday, November 30

IRA ready for historic moves to end crisis: The Guardian
Michael White

Blair meets Ahern amid hopes of end to IRA violence: The Independent
Donald Macintyre

Is IRA's war finally over?: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McCambridge

Denial of IRA disbandment claims: UTV Internet

SDLP to pressure ministers: UTV Internet

Robust ‘card playing’ gets all the issues on the table: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

In Northern Ireland, a Question of Trust: Washington Post
David Trimble

Pressure builds on Blair over attitude to republicans: Irish Independent
Conor Cruise O'Brien

IRA trio 'likely to be freed in Colombia trial': The Times
David Sharrock

Danny joins the Colombia exodus: (from, Nov 28)
Fiona Brady

We have to tear down peacelines, says Tory: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

One-off Drumcree march proposed: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Former agent to reveal identity of ‘Stakeknife’: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

The judiciary are courting disaster: (from, Nov 28)

Farewell to the old Irish custom of voting early, voting often: The Independent (Nov 29)
David McKittrick

UDA in threat to 'take on' PSNI officers: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

On the one road?: (from, Nov 28)

SF challenges election grant loss: Irish Independent

Friday, November 29

Stormont talks 'robust and useful': BBC

Garden path prospect or road to peace?: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

Justice 'must keep pace with policing': (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

McCartney to join talks for first time: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Woman in IRA guns case was questioned by FBI: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

'One-way' truth' fear on O'Loan's powers: The News Letter
Alan Erwin

Unionist bid to thwart SF plan: The News Letter
Ian Starrett

Imperialism cemented into our streets: (from the Irish News)
Jude Collins

Dublin forum ready to debate future direction: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Adams addresses peace forum: BBC

Ex-lifers tell Davies of his 'ignorance': Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

UDA turmoil as hunt for spy goes on: (from The People, Nov 24)
Sinead King

UUP rules out party office in Dublin: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Chaos theory: Stickies and stones break bones: Irish Echo
Eamon Lynch

Labour is urged to admit Ulster members: Daily Telegraph
Joshua Rozenberg

One in ten voters struck off Ulster electoral register: The Independent
David McKittrick

Irish army takes over fire duties on border: The News Letter

Grand Marshal Willie: San Francisco Examiner (Oct 10)
Warren Hinkle

Thursday, November 28

Ahern predicts peace breakthrough: UTV Internet

What Joe Public requires from an Assembly: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Adams blasts British government: UTV Internet

Four to face 'IRA smuggling' charges: BBC

Arrests 'part of three-year probe': (from the Irish News)
Sharon O'Neill

'We deserve the truth from Sinn Fein': The News Letter

Ahern presses Sinn Fein to join Northern police board: Irish Independent
Eugene Moloney

Ulster VIPs to lose bodyguards: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Where's Gerry in hour of need?: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

DUP joking its way to the top: (from the News Letter)
Suzanne Breen

Dublin forum 'not aimed at attacking Sinn Fein': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

'Democratic voice of people will be heard': (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Muted hopes for Dublin peace forum: BBC
Shane Harrison

Just turn up: Irish Independent

Harney's call to paramilitaries: UTV Internet

'Joyrider' is handcuffed and tarred by loyalists: (from The People, Nov 24)

Maskey appeals over violence: UTV Internet

‘Fortifications are blight on peoples’ lives’: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Sinn Fein urges vote to change city name: Belfast Telegraph
Larry Deeney

N.Y. moves against KFC: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

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Bloody Sunday arrest claim: UTV Internet

Wednesday, November 27

Ex-prisoners may sit on police boards: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

People feel 'let down and angry' at suspension - Durkan: Derry Journal

Steps to peace will follow the 'quantum leap': (from the Irish News)
Paul Murphy

Police issue 'must not be used for bargaining': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam and Gary Grattan

A prize worth striving for: (from the Irish News)

Policing in a peaceful society: Belfast Telegraph

Tory told it is too dangerous to stay with interface families: (from the Irish News)
William Scholes

DUP and NIO now on better terms?: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

DUP paramilitary amnesty claim: UTV Internet

Trimble remarks 'a bit rich' - Weir: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

That Trimble interview: a fuller account: Belfast Telegraph
Abdon M. Pallasch

Trimble’s well ahead in the uproar stakes: (from the Irish News)
Ray O'Hanlon

Belfast arrests in gun-running case: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

McCabe manslaughter pair begin release bid: RTE

Eight held in Loyalist crackdown: The News Letter
Gary Kelly

Derry city proposal 'divisive': BBC

Derry votes to stay with London: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

SF in Irish elections call: Derry Journal

O’Loan to probe men’s shooting: Irish Examiner
Ted Oliver

Shootings link to woodlands murder probed: Irish Independent

Ireland 'will not join' Nato despite attending summit: Irish Independent (Nov 23)
Conor Sweeney

Bloody Sunday General's defence: UTV Internet

Tuesday, November 26

Devolved policing pledged if IRA ceases operations: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty and Dan Keenan

Policing move piles pressure on IRA: UTV Internet

Unionist fury over prisoner police role: Irish Independent
Bernard Purcell

'Cat in charge of cream' policing row: The News Letter (Nov 25)

SDLP on police reforms: UTV Internet

Applying the latest formula on policing: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Future of the north lies in wider vision: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Trying to square the political circle: Belfast Telegraph

Terrorists linked to murder of man in forest: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Trimble claim of DUP leadership rift: BBC

Peter delivers pinta and has swipe at 'paper man': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

DUP 'can lead unionists out of the wilderness': (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Wilson slams US poll findings: Belfast Telegraph

We want truth say families of 'shoot to kill' victims: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O'Neill

Trimble remarks 'driven by Irish lobby': Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Bomb 'could have caused fireball': BBC

Belfast gets even better - an already wonderful city prospers in newly peaceful times: San Francisco Chronicle (Nov 24)
Michael Duggan

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Bloody Sunday commander 'misled' Widgery inquiry: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Monday, November 25

Unionists threaten boycott if IRA ex-prisoners join policing boards: Irish Independent
Alan Erwin

US poll shows Protestant support for GFA constant: (from the Irish News, Nov 23)
Tony Bailie

DUP - We can smash deal: Sunday Life (Nov 24)

UUP-Orange link doomed - claim: Sunday Life (Nov 24)

Haass is more than a mere bureaucrat: (from the Irish News, Nov 23)
Patrick Murphy

Name change move is 'blatantly sectarian' - Campbell: Derry Journal (Nov 21)

Adair goes to ground as tension rises: Sunday Life (Nov 24)

The local thugs are dressed to kill: Belfast Telegraph (Nov 22)
Lindy McDowell

IRA protection racket claims are 'rubbished': (from the Irish News, Nov 23)
Brian Campbell

Omagh blast families to meet lawyers: Irish Examiner

Police inquiry into press leaks: BBC

Holy Cross legal action abandoned: Belfast Telegraph (Nov 22)

DPP and police guilty of wild goose chase: (from, Nov 22)

Bridie McCloskey’s Story: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

Hostage study ‘shows victims of Troubles need more care’: The Sunday Times (Nov 24)
Jan Battles

Campaign to free 'Castlerea Five': Derry Journal (Nov 21)

Claudy atrocity what did cops know...?: Sunday Life (Nov 24)
Stephen Breen

Population drain blamed for inciting racist attitudes: Irish Examiner (Nov 23)
Evelyn Ring

Is It Time for a British Republic?: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Sunday, November 24

Police role for IRA to offer new arms hope: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Republicans 'will not join police body': Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Pressure on IRA after concessions: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

DUP split looming over tactics on McCrea?: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Paisley issues expulsion warning: UTV Internet

The apartheid solution to Northern Ireland is no solution: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Honesty is the best policy for Trimble to pursue: The Sunday Times
Chris Ryder

O'Hanlon's Corner: Sunday Independent
Eilis O'Hanlon

Faith of whose fathers?: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Trimble's remarks are a bit of fun too far: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Trimble ... time to put up or shut up: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

United Ireland on forum agenda: Sunday Business Post
Sean Mac Carthaigh

IRA 'earned €30m' in FARC terror school: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

The Colombia three: The Sunday Times

Thanks to British, no peace, no quiet in N. Ireland: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

Big Brother brings peace to the front line: The Observer
Henry McDonald

IRA in purge of unwanted activists: The Sunday Times
Maeve Sheehan

Poet Durcan sickened by Adams as the Santa Claus of Irish history: Sunday Independent
Stephen Dodd

INLA releases taped confession by 13-year-old ‘informer’: The Sunday Times
Christine Hart

Ripping Yarns from Junger: Irish Voice/

Agreement boosts Irish language schools in North: Sunday Business Post
Paul T Colgan

Saturday, November 23

Robinson slams Stormont talks: UTV Internet

Upbeat Ahern sets deadline for North: Irish Independent
Bernard Purcell

Suspension 'hurting Ulster' - Durkan: UTV Internet

Irish ambassador regards peace talks as 'encouraging': Boston Herald
Doug Hanchett

Another case of talks fatigue?: BBC
Mark Devenport

Stormont FC clash again - but it's all in the game: (from the Irish News)
William Scholes

Political Platform: (from
Alex Maskey

A 'Big Bang' In the North?: Irish Voice/

Trimble's berating of the South: Belfast Telegraph    BT Note
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Loyalist threat to prison officers: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Adair's men 'make life a living hell': The News Letter

'Adair is now totally isolated': (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

DUP in-fighting over poll switch: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Opposition finds it has a real leader emerging at long last: Irish Independent
Conor Cruise O'Brien

Cardinal gets freedom of Italian town: UTV Internet

Boots withdraw orange sashes: Irish Post/

PSNI charges proven to be politically motivated – Brophy: (from
Colm Heatley

Inquiry to examine 1973 killings of six Catholics in Belfast: The Independent
David McKittrick

Post Gets the Boot: Irish Voice/

Inquiry sets aside 10 days for Heath: (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

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Brigadier denies inquiry suggestion: BBC

Friday, November 22

Optimistic note for fresh talks on North next week: Irish Independent
John Devine

Taoiseach to attend British-Irish Council: RTE

Paisley slams political talks: UTV Internet

Reconciling the political wish lists: BBC
Martina Purdy

Stormont talks must be fully inclusive, says Ervine: The News Letter
Dan McGinn

Heed Haass’s wise words: (from the Irish News)

Trust is the vital missing ingredient: Belfast Telegraph

No Dilution of deal: (from

A mixed up, muddled up, shook up loyalist world: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Catholics 'under-represented' in Ulster workforce: The News Letter
Kieran McDaid

Equality drive is paying dividends: Belfast Telegraph

Open mouth, insert foot: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Another example of Trimble behaving badly: (from

U.S. to tell Sinn Fein to get on board: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Former SF spokesman admits role within IRA: (from the Irish News)
Tony Bailie

Sinn Fein stokes stroke city row: BBC

Sinn Féin fundraising passes $5 million: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

‘A leopard can’t change its spots’: (from the Irish News)
Jude Collins

State renews Croker appeal to GAA: Irish Examiner
John Downing

'Paratroopers disobeyed orders': The Guardian
Richard Norton-Taylor

Thursday, November 21

Round-table talks on NI impasse: BBC

Round-table talks are not renegotiation, Ahern insists: Irish Independent
Louise McCall

Blair on implementation of Agreement: UTV Internet

Stormont's Groundhog Day: BBC

Failing to deal with the other ‘army council’: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Trimble 'falls for wind-ups by nationalists': Irish Independent
Geraldine Collins

Ulster prison staff walk out: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Must we train police in isolation?: (from the Irish News, Nov 19)
Breidge Gadd

UUP calls for end to paramilitarism: UTV Internet

Rioters must be arrested: (from the Irish News)

Sinn Fein man refused bail: UTV Internet

'No gain' from prison officers' protest: BBC

Media stuck in the middle of the road: (from the News Letter)
Suzanne Breen

New information on bombings - Ahern: UTV Internet

Brigadier admits operation timing 'wrong': BBC

Wednesday, November 20

North meeting aimed at restoring trust after raid: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna and Dominic Cunningham

IRA won't respond to ultimatums says Adams: UTV Internet

Stormont official accused of spying 'helped hostage': Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

'No Union flag ban' in south: (from the Irish News)
Tony Bailie

Trimble's attack on Republic may trigger a real debate on Northern Ireland's identity: The News Letter

SDLP plan for justice overhaul: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Fresh trouble in east Belfast: BBC

Paramilitary Christmas cards branded ‘sinister’: (from the Irish News)
William Scholes

Reform: Irish Independent

Bail is denied to four Real IRA suspects from North: Irish Independent

Bloody Sunday Inquiry costs: UTV Internet

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Paras 'launched to scoop up hooligans': The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Tuesday, November 19

NI envoy to discuss developments: BBC

Adams' Good Friday warning: UTV Internet

A fragile peace holds in N. Ireland: Baltimore Sun (Nov 17)
Todd Richissin

Senior Sinn Fein official 'is a spy for the IRA': Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Terror links of man charged in Stormont spying case: The Scotsman
John Innes

Trimble remarks stir anger: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Trimble views on South spark clash with Durkan: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Mr Trimble would do well to ‘bridle his tongue’: (from the Irish News)

Comments will please extremists: Irish Examiner

Paul Hill to attend trial in Colombia: Irish Independent
Alison O'Connor

Oireachtas delegation will go to Colombia: UTV Internet

Adair 'may resurrect UDP after elections': (from the Irish News)
Anne Madden

Rival gangs clash in east Belfast overnight: RTE

IRA victim's relatives call for inquiry: UTV Internet

Lifelines for those marked out by troubles: The News Letter (Nov 12)
Lesley Walsh

Special pension plea for UDR families: UTV Internet

Bloody Sunday chief to testify: BBC

Monday, November 18

Trimble's Ireland quotes travel fast: Chicago Sun Times (Nov 17)
Abdon Pallasch

Shadow secretary to live with Belfast families: RTE

Attack on Adams sparks US tabloid boycott threat: Belfast Telegraph (Nov 14)
Sean O'Driscoll

Pride of Scotland's 'hidden' Irish: The Herald
Elizabeth Buie and Alison Chiesa

Adair comes out fighting: Sunday Life

Police 'need cross-community support': BBC

PSNI's storm in a T-shirt: Sunday Life

Copyright bid to save ‘hijack’ of RUC crest: The Sunday Times (Nov 17)
Chris Ryder

DUP recruit met SF during his Tory days: Belfast Telegraph (Nov 13)

Provos 'gathering info on lab boffins': Sunday Life
Alan Murray

Church ravaged by IRA bomb reopens as centre for peace: The Guardian (Nov 14)
Stephen Bates

Irish eyes on Nancy's bid to lead Democrats: Belfast Telegraph (Nov 12)
Sean O'Driscoll

Police brief relatives on bomb probe: (from the Irish News, Nov 16)
William Scholes

Reliving 'Bloody Sunday': Wild Geese (Nov 11)
David Tereshchuk

The People Who Can't Be Bought: The Blanket
Bernadette McAliskey

Writer's fury over LVF cash claims: Sunday Life
Stephen Gordon

Sunday, November 17

'Heavy lifting' needed from all parties in Northern peace talks: Sunday Business Post
Sean Mac Carthaigh

'Only a new ideology can bring peace': Ha'aretz
Sharon Sadeh

Litmus test for NI parties: BBC
Mark Devenport

One thing on their minds: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Northern Ireland police chief warns - hands off my force: The Observer
Henry McDonald

'Joining police board would be end of IRA': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

'Quantum leap' ruled out: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O’Neill

We've all had a bellyful of the prawn-cocktail Provos: The Sunday Times
Chris Ryder

SF launch Dublin initiative: UTV Internet

Respect borne of a strange kind of fear: Sunday Independent
Jody Corcoran

IRA's disbandment is SF's last gambit: Sunday Business Post
Tom McGurk

Outcast area rejects notion of IRA peace: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

Managing the Strategy: The Blanket (Nov 10)
Breandán Ó Muirthile

FBI a 'model for NI anti-racketeering': BBC (Nov 14)

Sick leave levels weaken the police: Belfast Telegraph

British tax supports North: statistics office: Sunday Business Post
Anton McCabe

Polls apart: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Fine Gael's barking up wrong Three: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Group to tackle interface problems: BBC

Blueprint launched to tackle sectarian problems: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

RIRA alleges attempts to frame ceasefire statement: Sunday Business Post
Barry O'Kelly

Durkan pledges support for family: (from the Irish News)
Tony Bailie

War within war revealed in Bloody Sunday inquiry: Sunday Business Post
Niall O Dochartaigh

Saturday, November 16

SDLP on political talks: UTV Internet

N. Ireland politician visits here: Chicago Sun Times (Nov 15)
Abdon Pallasch

Political Platform: (from
Martin Smyth

North on a Knife Edge, Says Adams: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Putting political show back on road: Belfast Telegraph

First steps on the rocky road back: (from
Gearóid Ó Cairealláin

US poised to end appeasement of Sinn Fein: Irish Independent
Conor Cruise O'Brien

Unionists warning on policing concessions: BBC
Mark Devenport

SF may be 'countenancing' Policing Board at grassroots: (from the Irish News)
Steven McCaffery and Barry McCaffrey

Report savages PSNI manpower level: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Peace fear as Docklands bomber joins IRA council: The Mirror (Nov 15)
Joe Gorrod

'Surgeon' joins Provo leaders in reshuffle: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

IRA abducts and questions suspects over 'missing' funds: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Army Chief to face Saville Tribunal: Belfast Telegraph
Sarah Brett

The long journey towards the truth: Irish Post/
Paul Donovan

Back home from hell: The News Letter
Anne Palmer

Government 'flouted Euro court ruling': Belfast Telegraph

Court to rule on SAS shootings: (from
Aidan Crean

The rich heritage of Ulster Scots culture: (from the Irish News)

Time for Parade to Act on N.Y. Post: Irish Voice/

Remembrance Day: The Blanket (Nov 10)
Billy Mitchell

When it's shameful to be Irish: (from The News Letter, Nov 14)
Suzanne Breen


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