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Wednesday, September 15

NI parties prepare for crucial talks: RTE

Much work to be done – but plenty going on': DUP: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Alliance calls for power reform: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

DUP Points To UUP Over 'Raft Of Concessions' To Sinn Fein: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

New life in Northern Ireland: Boston Globe
George J. Mitchell

Direct Rule Hurts Us All: Derry Journal

Victims' Group To Stage A Picket: The News Letter

The man with the PM's ear: BBC
Mark Devenport

Sinn Féin to challenge Blair over listening bug: The Guardian
Angelique Chrisafis

Idyllic setting for tense talks: BBC
Lisa Costello

Government set to gag Finucane report: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Finucane killer 'uncovered': BBC
Adam Flinter

Mystery of the army's stolen guns: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Public inquiry is overdue: (from the Irish News)

Sinn Fein Must 'End Protestant Attacks': The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Peacemakers must not waver: (from the Irish News, Sep 4)

Peer calls for UUP review on policing: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Family escape bomb attack: BBC

RIRA Threats Stop Bus Run: Derry Journal

We'll hit back - INLA: Sunday Life (Sep 12)
Stephen Breen

'Shocking scale' of sectarian prejudices among NI children: UTV Internet

Mixed schools would not solve religious divide - Brady: Belfast Telegraph
Ben Lowry

A Message for the GAA: (from, Sep 13)
Danny Morrison

Protestants missing out on peace funding: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Life Support - Dublin's pulse: Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Robert Lamontagne

Tuesday, September 14

Ulster hardliners hold new talks on power-sharing agreement: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

DUP sends line-up of 13 to Castle talks: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

North's political groups have 'no excuse' to defer final deal: Irish Examiner
Ann Cahill

Direct rule not acceptable - SDLP: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

It's time for the DUP to deliver: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

MLAs Are Still Worthy Of Their Hire: The News Letter

I Stand By Cutbacks: The News Letter

Despite guilty plea in Belfast slaying, public inquiry sought: Boston Globe
Charles M. Sennott

Finucane killer 'could be free in matter of months': Irish Independent
Thomas Harding and Dominic Cunningham

A killer, a bloody death and a dirty war: The Times
Sean O'Neill

'Guilty plea does not lift the lid': The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

An evil appetite for murder: The Times
David Lister

Barrett rivals notorious serial killers: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

Murder remains a reason for Catholics' lack of trust in police: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

New inquiry calls after Finucane guilty plea: The Guardian
Angelique Chrisafis

Pressure mounts for Finucane probe: Irish Examiner
John Breslin

A question of truth?: BBC

Don't dodge the issue of collusion: The Guardian
Gerry Adams

There must be an inquiry: Irish Independent

Rising to the Top of the Hate List: The Blanket
Fred A Wilcox

Careless Karl: Irish Echo

MPs told of hate crime: BBC

Omagh bomb security gaffe: Sunday Life (Sep 12)
Alan Murray

IRA chief may get legal aid: Irish Examiner
Ian Graham

Are Lady Legends Of Ulster Prepared For War?: The News Letter
Ian Starrett

McAleese deserves to get second term: Belfast Telegraph

Monday, September 13

Hopes high for new IRA move on arms ahead of crucial talks: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna & Louise McCall

No movement on weapons: Sunday Life (Sep 12)

Ulster politicians' pay may be cut off: The Times
Greg Hurst and Sean O'Neill

SF insists reserves be fully disbanded: (from the Irish News, Sep 11)
Sharon O'Neill

Sinn Féin says onus is on DUP to 'strike a deal': Irish Examiner
Louise Hogan

DUP to meet arms chief: BBC

Standing Down: The Blanket
Mick Hall

Pray for the light on the road to Kent: (from the Irish News, Sep 11)
James Kelly

A war zone no more: The Observer (Sep 12)
Henry McDonald

The non-flying doctor: Sunday Life (Sep 12)
Alan Murray

Spicer, 'Scratcher' and the dogs of war: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Man goes on trial for Finucane murder: RTE

Blowing the lid off a can of worms: Sunday Life (Sep 12)
Stephen Breen

Finucane files 'cannot be used in court': The Sunday Times (Sep 12)
Liam Clarke

Shoukri's off limits: Sunday Life (Sep 12)

Five held over 'sectarian' attack: BBC

Army spook flies the coop: Sunday Life (Sep 12)

Spying game: Sunday Business Post (Sep 5)
Paul T. Colgan

Washington bureau seeks good stories: Belfast Telegraph(Sep 10)

NI teachers 'avoid talk on the Troubles': The Guardian(Sep 11)
Mark Crow

Cool reception to GAA top ban: (from the Irish News, Sep 11)
Darran McCann

GAA Playing A Game For Political Goals: The News Letter (Sep 9)

Sunday, September 12

'Leeds Castle talks critical,' says Murphy: UTV Internet

Leeds Castle talks analysis: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

SF urges Govt to oppose direct rule in North: RTE

Blair to stop NI salaries: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

Long and winding road lies ahead for political parties: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

North at the crossroads: Sunday Business Post
Paul T. Colgan

Paisley determined to fight to the finish: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Dealing with Donaldson: Sunday Business Post
Paul T Colgan

Blair prepared to cut troop numbers in Northern Ireland: The Observer
Henry McDonald

The BBC is the IRA's useful idiot: Sunday Telegraph
Kevin Myers

Garda uniform contract goes to Northern firm: Sunday Business Post
Kieron Wood

Call for calm at flashpoint cemetery: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

Politicians locked in a war of words over sectarian attacks: Belfast Telegraph

Baghdad to Belfast: Belfast Telegraph (Sep 8)
Gail Walker

Brighton bomber 'would do it again': UTV Internet

Brighton bomber says attack helped Irish peace process: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Blarney, beer raise GOP cheer: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Ventura Fulbright teacher begins adventure in Northern Ireland: Ventura County Star
Alicia Reynolds

'Peace Maze' Finds Way Into Record Books: The News Letter (Sep 9)
Philip Bradfield

Route to Dublin gets unionist approval: Belfast Telegraph (Sep 7)
Ben Lowry

Saturday, September 11

Blair and Ahern meet amid hope for Leeds Castle talks: The Independent
David McKittrick

Blair threatens direct rule if next week's North talks fail: The Irish Times
Frank Millar

Ahern believes North deal can be reached: RTE

Sinn Fein to meet officials: BBC

SF to give update on developments in North: RTE

De chastelain is back in the fray for crunch talks: Belfast Telegraph

Don't Reward Rejectionist Unionists: Derry Journal

Talks aim for 'the unthinkable': BBC
Mark Simpson

Peace... fine, if it weren't for the violence and the death threats: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Parachuting into the NI moat: BBC
Gareth Gordon

Sinn Fein Welcomes DUP Support For Peace Dividend: Derry Journal

Plan to cut North police reserve force 'not a political move': Irish Examiner
Deric Henderson

Orde in urgent talks with superintendents at decision to sack officers: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

Police cutbacks are still a gamble: Belfast Telegraph

A tough call for PSNI chief: (from the Irish News)

Chief Constable In The Firing Line: The News Letter

NI judge warns over storing guns: UTV Internet

Slain man's family welcomes political support: Irish Echo
Anne Cadwallader

Loyalist politicians call for peaceful cemetery Sunday: UTV Internet

Loyalists 'come to SF for aid': (from the Irish News)
Maeve Connolly

Ulster minorities get protection as attacks feared: The Guardian
Angelique Chrisafis

Union flag bid looks set to fail: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Hutton

RIRA unit 'small but deadly': (from the Irish News)
Roddy McGregor

Nothing To Offer: Derry Journal

Anger as Teebane memorial desecrated: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Friday, September 10

PMs to discuss NI strategy: BBC

DUP seeks to find out plan B if talks fail: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

DUP and SF 'must face tough questions': (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Trying to get peace show back on the road: Irish Independent

'Plan' for electing executive ministers: BBC
Mark Devenport

A promised land has no use for Ian: (from the Irish News)
Jude Collins

Bush envoy to join talks: BBC

Bush's man for vital North talks: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

Ulster police federation condemns reserve cuts: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Vote of no confidence in Orde: The Guardian
Angelique Chrisafis

Unionist anger at axing of over half North's police reserves: Irish Independent
Louise McCall

Officers meet to discuss reserve: BBC

Rejoining Commonwealth would boost peace: Irish Independent

Amateur Terrorism By International Standards: The News Letter
Suzanne Breen

Dissident Bid To Murder Builders: The News Letter
Ian Starrett

Real IRA admits city gun attack: Belfast Telegraph

Gun attacks are pointless: (from the Irish News)

Pregnant girlfriend leads to prison storeroom lockout: Irish Examiner
John Breslin

UVF denies gang attack on family car: Belfast Telegraph

Police ignored suspicious man in Omagh bomb hunt inquiry: Ulster Herald
Anton McCabe

Vandal attacks threaten plans for museum: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Hutton

After soul searching minister turns to politics: Impartial Reporter

Thursday, September 9

PM sparks 'alternative' speculation: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Pessimistic Adams accuses DUP of 'hampering progress' on new deal: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna and Bernard Purcell

Ingredients In Place For Peace - DUP: The News Letter
Billy Kennedy

Ingredients are in place for a deal, Robinson told: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Issues aired as talks in Kent loom: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Brave new waters? or have the crew already abandoned ship?: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

Bush envoy to join North talks in Leeds: RTE

SDLP plans for handing over of justice powers: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Ethnic groups in Ulster braced for 9/11 attacks: The Times
Sean O'Neill

Any threat to the majority is not welcome: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

DUP's 'peace fund' plans lashed: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

'Hundreds of PSNI reserve retained': BBC

50-50 Rule Is Well Past Its Sell By Date: The News Letter

NI loyalist murder accused claims 'entrapment': UTV Internet

Protestant homes attacked: (from the Irish News)

Talking about Hope and History: Irish World
Tom Griffin

Sorry - Ex-army Man Apologises For Calling IRA 'soldiers': The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

Dissident Republicans 'tried to murder builders': UTV Internet

DNA row hits Omagh probe: Sunday Life (Sep 5)
Alan Murray

Stadium plan for Maze prison site: Irish Independent
Colm Keys

Apprentice Boys carry on tradition: Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday, September 8

Blair hints at 'Plan B' for Northern Ireland: Daily Telegraph
George Jones

Sinn Fein pushed to make big concessions: The Times

UUP in Stormont function blueprint: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Party leaders meet governments: BBC

Take advantage of Good Friday Agreement, Pope tells Ireland: (from the Irish News)
William Scholes

Talks success vital, says SDLP: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Judicial appointments body aims to be representative: (from the Irish News)
Lord Falconer

Murphy 'must respond to bugging': BBC

The Police Reserve still has a key role: Belfast Telegraph

We can be proud of our country: (from the Irish News)
Breidge Gadd

Taoiseach insists he is not paranoid over rise of Sinn Fein: Irish Independent
Alison O'Connor

DUP Will Reach Out To Republic: The News Letter (Sep 7)
Stephen Dempster

Robinson insists IRA must disarm: Irish Examiner
Ian Guider

Significance Of Robinson's Dublin Visit: The News Letter (Sep 7)

McKevitt 'hid £20,000 to get legal aid': UTV Internet

MLA criticised over reference for terror chief: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Memorials To Armed Forces Under Threat: The News Letter
Philip Bradfield

All together now: Sunday Life (Sep 5)
Michael McKeown

Population over 4 million for first time since 1871: The Irish Times
Carol Coulter and Cliff Taylor

Job creation, not procreation: The Herald

Tuesday, September 7

Convince Unionists to talk to us, says Adams: The Times
Greg Hurst

Don't play into DUP hands, warns Durkan: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

The Paisley Problem: (from, Sep 6)
Danny Morrison

It's best to grant Paisley a fool's pardon: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Sinn Féin accuses London of bug attempt: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Worker finds bugging device says Sinn Fein: Irish Examiner
Alan Erwin

Decision due on police reserve: BBC

Irony is good craic... positivism is better: (from the Irish News, Sep 3)
Denis Bradley

Harold Gracey was a man who 'listened': The News Letter
Kate Cooney

Loyalists blamed for stabbing: BBC

IRA prisoner's girlfriend is pregnant: Irish Examiner
John Breslin

Unionist boss quits post: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Public to help appoint judges: BBC

Claims met with raised eyebrows: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

SDLP calls on worker to confess: Belfast Telegraph
Ben Lowry

UVF behind Mid-Ulster race attacks: Sunday Life (Sep 5)

Ex-IRA bombmaker trains for priesthood: Belfast Telegraph
Ciaran O'Neill

Remove watchtower - SF: (from the Irish News, Jul 24)
Marie Louise McCrory

Robinson to address small firms group: RTE

The hard and lonely fight against terror: Belfast Telegraph
David Trimble

Monday, September 6

Political talks 'stepped up': BBC

Paisley told to 'get real': UTV Internet

Wild bores talk in fairytale castle: (from the Irish News, Sep 4)
James Kelly

Out of the Big Man's shadow: (from the Sunday Tribune, Sep 5)
Suzanne Breen

No compassion for Mad Dog: Sunday Life (Sep 5)
Stephen Breen

Hoax alert prompts security call: BBC

Battering ram attack 'a loyalist warning': Sunday Life (Sep 5)
Alan Murray

'Disappeared' brought up in meeting: (from the Irish News, Sep 1)
William Graham

Police reserve's £140m pay-off: Sunday Life (Sep 5)
Alan Murray

Cup's visit to Cahill 'not an issue': (from the Irish News, Sep 2)

Republic's jails hold majority of dissident prisoners: Sunday Life (Sep 5)
Andrea Clements

Sunday, September 5

DUP no to SF powershare even if IRA stands down: Sunday Business Post
Paul T. Colgan

The end of the Troubles, for real: Boston Globe
Kevin Cullen

Changing times, but we're still thinking the same way: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Ulster Unionists say British should answer to Stormont: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Stop peddling the lie that we've had ten years of blissful peace in Northern Ireland: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Orange order tribute to Gracey: Belfast Telegraph

Bullet 'addressed to Adams': BBC

Fianna Fail facing up to the challenge?: Irish World
Tom Griffin

Continuity IRA deny selling arms and issue warning: Limerick Leader
Barry Duggan

Graffiti mocked teenager's death: BBC

Bertie should sign this priest up: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Saturday, September 4

Kent talks best hope for peace, say experts: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Paisley 'increasing DUP tensions': BBC

Chances for sealing Ulster deal 'look good': Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Will they, won't they?: BBC
Brian Rowan

Chance for a lasting peace in North: Irish Examiner
Fionnán Sheahan

Paisley unsettles 'new DUP': BBC
Mark Devenport

'Segregation can lead to apartheid': (from the Irish News)
William Scholes

Loyalists blamed for forklift, petrol bomb attack on city bar: Irish Independent
Louise McCall

Just like the Brits' war on terror...: (from the Irish News)
Ray O'Hanlon

Clinton link here to stay: Impartial Reporter

GOP hails Bush Irish record: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Parade In Tribute To Tragic Thomas: The News Letter
Lesley Walsh

Court hears of death threat calls to mixed marriage couple: Impartial Reporter

Prince Got A Well-deserved Welcome: The News Letter

Coalition 'must learn lessons of Troubles': Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

£100,000 a year to cage Mad Dog: Sunday Life (Aug 29)
Alan Murray

MLA hits out over Shankill school figures: Belfast Telegraph
Kathryn Torney

US charity chief raises concerns over suicides: (from the Irish News, Aug 28)
Anne Madden

Streets of fear: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

Friday, September 3

SDLP hits out at 'din and spin': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

UUP man denies u-turn: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Disbanding the Provos: The Blanket (Aug 9)
Tommy McKearney

The Time For Open-ended Fudges Is Over: The News Letter

Arms issue at the centre of debate: Belfast Telegraph

10 years on, North remains at impasse: Irish Echo
Paul Colgan

There's a lot more to the peace process than the Clinton factor: Belfast Telegraph (Sep 1)

Trimble baffled over al Qaida comparison: UTV Internet

Hackles raised by Rove words on North conflict: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Mother glad of Kerry's support: (from the Irish News, Sep 1)
Barry McCaffrey

North police chief calls for parades review after disturbances: Irish Examiner
Gary Kelly

SF urges proper respect for tricolour: (from the Irish News, Aug 27)
Roddy McGregor

Digger attack on public house: BBC

Paisley's Romanist outburst: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

UVF blamed for shooting: BBC

'Christmas' bombing secrets may be told: (from the Irish News, Aug 17)
Valerie Robinson

Thursday, September 2

Paisley issues warning over peace talks: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Progress in North talks 'essential' insists Taoiseach: Irish Independent
Alison O'Connor and Louise McCall

Unionists put pressure on Blair: UTV Internet

Unionist warning on cross-border bodies: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Donaldson Challenges UUP To Fight: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Paisley still sets the pace: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

No Gentle Breeze: (from the News Letter)
Suzanne Breen

Spotlight on parties as talks process begins: (from the Irish News, Aug 31)
William Graham

Optimistic air surrounds talks: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Amazing pact that could finish off the IRA: Irish Independent
David McKittrick

Unionism will never share power: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Democrats attack Bush on Ulster: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

Rove Comment on Terrorism Puzzles Northern Ireland Politician: Washington Post
Mary Fitzgerald and Vanessa Williams

Cash Demand For Part-time Reserve: The News Letter
Gemma Murray

Divisions persist on future of reserve: (from the Irish News, Aug 30)
Darran McCann

Bullets found in post: BBC

Six face trial over 'ices war': Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

Knife attack 'was sectarian': BBC

Still paying for the mistakes of others: (from the Irish Post, Aug 21)
Paul Donovan

Continuity IRA gives warning on using its name in Limerick: UTV Internet

Peace boat docks in Belfast: BBC

Why we must avoid racist trap: Belfast Telegraph
Esmond Birnie

Wednesday, September 1

IRA disbandment on talks agenda: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Decommissioning vital, says Ahern: Irish Examiner
Gary Kelly

IRA 'interested in building peace': BBC

Protestant clergy can aid peace archbishop: (from the Irish News)
Maeve Connolly

Shared agenda could lead to deal: BBC

Friends Again?: The News Letter
Clare Weir

Legacy of first IRA ceasefire: BBC
Brian Rowan

Peaceful without peace: The Guardian

Inching towards a more stable future: Belfast Telegraph

Grim Figures Of 10 Years Of The 'ceasefires': The News Letter

US senators demand probe into Iraq deal: Irish Independent
Susan Garraty

Irish say their bit as Bush bites 'the apple': (from the Irish News)
Ray O'Hanlon

Policing board warn members: UTV Internet

Ombudsman comments a slur on RUC: Belfast Telegraph
Roy Cairns

The Knackers Yard: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

Top garda's evidence sought: (from the Irish News)
Valerie Robinson

'Ground-breaking' increase in mixed religion schools: Daily Telegraph (Aug 27)
John Crowley


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