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JOURNALISM 2014:

28 Dec 2014 For now, the Stormont Agreement is about as good as it's going to get Sunday Independent
22 Dec 2014 In politics, you really have to be cruel to be kind Belfast Telegraph
21 Dec 2014 Imagine if we had a Christmas free of 'undesirables' Sunday Independent
15 Dec 2014 Torture of teens just as wrong as torture of inmates Belfast Telegraph
14 Dec 2014 What's good for the Venezuelan goose isn't good for Irish gander Sunday Independent
8 Dec 2014 Let's not rule out fracking until we know all the facts Belfast Telegraph
7 Dec 2014 Let's give up hate for Christmas Sunday Independent
2 Dec 2014 Northern Ireland's 15 years of devolution have left it frozen in loathing and distrust Telegraph blog
1 Dec 2014 The name Paisley may yet still hold sway in the DUP Belfast Telegraph
30 Nov 2014 Speech shows that Pope Francis is definitely a Catholic Sunday Independent
24 Nov 2014 Just occasionally I almost feel a bit sorry for the Sinn Fein leadership Belfast Telegraph
23 Nov 2014 Feminist must be reclaimed from the idiotic sisterhood Sunday Independent
17 Nov 2014 The Birmingham bombings 40 years on: what can we learn from IRA terror? Telegraph blog
17 Nov 2014 Why I despair at new alliance of our moral zealots Belfast Telegraph
16 Nov 2014 'We didn't treat farm animals like that' Sunday Independent
12 Nov 2014 Gerry Adams, the rape scandal and his hatred of free speech Telegraph blog
10 Nov 2014 How Gregory Campbell has handed the moral high ground to Sinn Fein over his 'curry my yoghurt' comments Belfast Telegraph
9 Nov 2014 Wear your shamrock, lily and poppy with pride Sunday Independent
3 Nov 2014 You can depend on 'Red Roy' Greenslade to support Sinn Fein Belfast Telegraph
2 Nov 2014 Now Sinn Fein aspires to be the Victims' Party Sunday Independent
27 October 2014 Sinn Fein family are doomed through secrets and lies Belfast Telegraph
26 October 2014 Maria schools the trolls in a social media masterclass Sunday Independent
20 October 2014 Memo to Gerry Adams... Mairia Cahill has not gone away, you know Belfast Telegraph
19 October 2014 Poisonous atmosphere means no hope for Stormont without reform Sunday Independent
13 October 2014 Stern letter from America a clarion call to our leaders Belfast Telegraph
12 October 2014 It's not easy being red and green – even for the Shinners Sunday Independent
10 October 2014 Ukip's voters are not loony or racist, just cross Sunday Independent
6 October 2014 Time UK's enfant terrible and its leaders wised up Belfast Telegraph
29 Sept 2014 Will the Catholic church confess to Scotland vote sin? Belfast Telegraph
28 Sept 2014 He hasn't gone away: Salmond lost, but he still matters Sunday Independent
22 Sept 2014 Ian Paisley didn't mince his words, so neither will I Belfast Telegraph
21 Sept 2014 Cameron must now face up to constitutional nightmare Sunday Independent
15 Sept 2014 Scottish independence: Unionists must change tack to save the Union Belfast Telegraph
14 Sept 2014 The English are fed up with the racist Scots and are reay for the fallout Sunday Independent
12 Sept 2014 Ian Paisley is dead — the old hypocrite Telegraph blog
10 Sept 2014 Scotland should heed a harsh lesson from across the Irish Sea Daily Telegraph
8 Sept 2014 Scottish independence: Yes vote would have repercussions on border control Belfast Telegraph
8 Sept 2014 Time to take a sledgeganner to wall of bigotry Belfast Telegraph
7 Sept 2014 Time for a reality check – we must face domestic terrorism Sunday Independent
3 Sept 2014 Theresa Villiers is telling Sinn Fein where to get off. And about time, too Telegraph blog
1 Sept 2014 Amnesiac Gerry Adams spins more yarns over the ceasefire Belfast Telegraph
25 August 2014 The bird who delivered the basket case Sunday Independent
25 August 2014 Simon Hamilton's lonely battle to wean us off Treasury alms Belfast Telegraph
24 August 2014 The sad truth about Assange's long, lonely wait Sunday Independent
18 August 2014 Let the scoundrel George Galloway speak, but hold him to account Belfast Telegraph
17 August 2014 Asexual, bigender, transexual or cis, can't we all just be kind to each other? Sunday Independent
11 August 2014 The nasty RSPCA must stop bullying decent people Telegraph blog
11 August 2014 Chilling echoes of Holocaust in rush to damn Israelis Belfast Telegraph
10 August 2014 Ordinary bloke in the fast lane pulls another one Sunday Independent
4 August 2014 The Presbyterian caught in eye of storm over 1916 Belfast Telegraph
3 August 2014 Happy chapter in 'Little Miss Muffet' tabloid tangle Sunday Independent
28 July 2014 Sinn Fein would breach House of Commons abstention taboo if it suited them Belfast Telegraph
27 July 2014 Rebekah Brooks's enemies are sore losers over verdict Sunday Independent
24 July 2014 Propaganda oblivious to Jewish tears as it stokes the fires of anti-Semitism Belfast Telegraph
21 July 2014 Fermanagh can be template for Order reformers Belfast Telegraph
20 July 2014 The parrot is dead but the Python genius is still alive Sunday Independent
18 July 2014 I don't believe for a minute that peace depended on resolving the OTRs issue Belfast Telegraph
16 July 2014 Assisted dying is in danger of being driven through by populism and lazy-mindedness Telegraph blog
14 July 2014 No surprise that unionists fought forced marriage Belfast Telegraph
13 July 2014 Call off the lynch mobs, we have enough enquiries Sunday Independent
9 July 2014 A mutually beneficial tribute is set in stone Daily Telegraph
7 July 2014 Such a shame we elect those who beat the tribal drum Belfast Telegraph
6 July 2014 Why there are no winners in the squalid saga of Rolf Harris Sunday Independent
30 June 2014 Sinn Fein ally Richard Haass was a dumb choice to chair Northern Ireland Peace talks Belfast Telegraph
29 June 2014 'Lovely fluffy side' won the day in long ordeal Sunday Independent
28 June 2014 Flags: to fly, or not to fly? Belfast Telegraph
23 June 2014 Disdainful Peter Hain won't be missed when he's gone Belfast Telegraph
22 June 2014 Hilary's publicising her strong political credentials Sunday Independent
14 June 2014 Is the latest Oxfam advertisement too political? The Observer
8 June 2014 Bigoted pastor's crusade against Islam backfires Sunday Independent
1 June 2014 Two nasty old men in jail is a poor result for justice Sunday Independent
25 May 2014 Prince Charles had a point on Putin – it's hard not to see parallels with Hitler Sunday Independent
18 May 2014 Princess and the priest – a bond that lasted a lifetime Sunday Independent
11 May 2014 Time to slam the brakes on politically correct spin, and park Jezza-bashing Sunday Independent
4 May 2014 Gerry Adams should not be immune from justice Daily Telegraph
4 May 2014 Clifford's undoing tops a good week for a free press Sunday Independent
2 May 2014 At last a sign that no-one is above the law Daily Mail
21 Apr 2014 Omagh bomings case: the European Court of Human Rights gets it wrong, again Telegraph blog
20 Apr 2014 Quality paper basks in glory while red top is in the dock Sunday Independent
13 Apr 2014 Sinn Fein boss 'taking the soup' offers hope of a boundless future Sunday Independent
11 Apr 2014 Is Michael Buerk right to criticise female presenters who cry ageism? The Observer
11 Apr 2014 Omagh bombing: When will Martin McGuinness break the IRA omerta over this atrocity? Daily Telegraph
6 Apr 2014 'Alcoholic aberrations' and bad novels about secret Russion hookers Sunday Independent
5 Apr 2014 The greening of Anglo-Irish relations Belfast Telegraph
30 Mar 2014 Some boys grow up - not Morgan and Clarkson Sunday Independent
23 Mar 2014 Handling hackers will be acid test of new press regime Sunday Independent
16 Mar 2014 Today's secular zealots are as much a danger as old puritans Sunday Independent
13 Mar 2014 Writer's piece on Orange 'censored' by Council The Impartial Resporter
9 Mar 2014 It's not only Brooks who faces turmoil Sunday Independent
3 Mar 2014   Daily Mail
2 Mar 2014 Separating distaste from illegality Sunday Independent
23 Feb 2014 Provos' murder campaign copper-fastened partition Sunday Independent
16 Feb 2014

Suicide rates reveal the true legacy of Provo violence

read the response from Gerry Adams to this article

Sunday Independent
9 Feb 2014 Note to Wendi: Get over your Tony crush Sunday Independent
2 Feb 2014 At long last, some spice to envigorate long-suffering jury Sunday Independent
26 Jan 2014 We love seeing the fall of the undeservedly mighty Sunday Independent
19 Jan 2014 Step aside Berlusconi, Europe has a new chief clown Sunday Independent
12 Jan 2014 Mysogyny alive and well among the Twitter trolls Sunday Independent
5 Jan 2014 Let's put to bed the false mantra of Gerry Adams, the teddy-bear hugger Sunday Independent
5 Jan 2014 Nigella serves Saatchi up a lesson in staying classy Sunday Independent
 

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Extracts from REVIEWS of Ruth's latest non-fiction book:

Aftermath – the Omagh bomging and the families' pursuit of justice

"She is one of the most important contemporary writers on Ireland and this is compulsive reading... the entire work is an Irish masterpiece." 
Tribune

"Dudley Edwards’ finely-researched book benefits from her own proximity to the events and her personal knowledge of the protagonists - the hitherto ordinary people - who took on the Real IRA in the courts, even though there was no precedent anywhere in the world for what they sought to achieve. For anyone interested in this chilling area of recent Irish history, Aftermath is recommended reading."
Sunday Business Post

"It is a remarkable and moving story, told in masterly fashion by Ruth Dudley Edwards. Her narrative grips from the start. It is as compelling as a thriller and displays the sympathetic imagination of a great novel... This is an extraordinary and uplifting story of how a group of ordinary people managed to get the justice they sought. It is beautifully told."
Scotsman

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