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JOURNALISM 2015:

26 Dec 2016 Around world and back here at home, there is still much we should be cheerful about Belfast Telegraph
19 Dec 2016 2016 year of commemoration has given many people a real thirst to uncover historical truths Belfast Telegraph
12 Dec 2016 We should all be congratulating the great Dr Ken Whitaker on reaching 100 Belfast Telegraph
11 Dec 2016 It would appear the useful idiots and sneaking regarders haven't gone away Sunday Independent
5 Dec 2016 Irish president Higgins should learn from Queen about airing politial views Belfast Telegraph
28 Nov 2016 Sinn Fein seek reconciliation, yet they insist it can only be achieved in a united Ireland Belfast Telegraph
2 Nov 2016 President Higgins puts his left foot in it with gushing praise for Fidl Castro Sunday Independent
21 Nov 2016 To understand Donald Trump, we should take a closer look at a Prsident of bygone years Belfast Telegraph
20 Nov 2016 The old-school Irish-American certainties are in the grave Sunday Independent
16 Nov 2016 British exit, Irish wound Prospect Magazine
14 Nov 2016 Why are the general public who voted for radical change then branded Neanderthals? Belfast Telegraph
7 Nov 2016 Northern Ireland should exploit its many natural advantages and not hold out the begging bowl Belfast Telegraph
6 Nov 2016 Whatever happens in the US on Tuesday, Eddie the pit bull will still get doughnuts Sunday Independent
31 October 2016 Lowering UK's voting age to 16 would be an act of suicidal madness liable to ruin nation Belfast Telegraph
24 October 2016 Enemies of the state are using skewed justice system to push aside innocent terror victims Belfast Telegraph
23 October 2016 It's not racist to want to control national borders Sunday Independent
17 October 2016 Eastwood's selective style of tolerance could lead to problems for SDLP in future Belfast Telegraph
10 October 2016 Leave Gerry Adams to indulge in token protests, it is others who are grafting for best Brexit deal Belfast Telegraph
9 October 2016 We should stop moaning and embrace Brexit change Sunday Independent
6 October 2016 Orange Order's inertia is not sufficient excuse for putting off decision on attending Mass Belfast Telegraph
3 October 2016 Terry Wogan the man who reminded the British and Irish of depth of their affection for one another Belfast Telegraph
26 Sept 2016 Don't worry, BBC ... Gerry Adams will not be suing Spotlight any time soon Belfast Telegraph
25 Sept 2016 Adams: Should he stay or should he go? Sunday Independent
19 Sept 2016 Celtic and Rangers fans must show common decency's more important than club loyalties Belfast Telegraph
18 Sept 2016 Culture warriors now making war on writers of fiction Sunday Independent
12 Sept 2016 Gerry Adams' 'take the money and run' call over £11bn Apple tax case shows up his total naivety Belfast Telegraph
5 Sept 2016 Celtic Green Brigade need to learn truth about history of Palestine Belfast Telegraph
28 August 2016 Celtic fans who vent their narrow-minded hatred of Israel should be given the red card Belfast Telegraph
28 August 2016 Now on his third political marriage, Martin McGuinness is going through a rough patch Sunday Independent
18 August 2016 Daithi McKay resignation over Jamie Bryson coaching claims: Sharp-suited young men think they're smarter than they really are Belfast Telegraph
15 August 2016 Men like the late British diplomat Sir David Goodall unsung heroes of the peace Belfast Telegraph
14 August 2016 Don't ban the burqa, but restrict where it is worn Sunday Independent
8 August 2016 The executed Sir Roger had many virtues... but dark side of his nature must not be ignored Belfast Telegraph
1 August 2016 There are harder anniversaries to come, but the way we marked 1916 gives me hope for future Belfast Telegraph
31 July 2016 EU is no longer the solution – it is the problem Sunday Independent
25 July 2016 Bad luck, Martin McGuinness: Theresa May and Arlene Foster will enure Brexit does not lead to a united Ireland The Telegraph
25 July 2016 Republic and UK are now firm friends and equal partners, Brexit will not change that Belfast Telegraph
18 July 2016 Progress will be fine if those interested in island's future work together for best terms Belfast Telegraph
17 July 2016 It's all change at Tory HQ and open warfare between Labout factions Sunday Independent
11 July 2016 Why it would be madness to bank on Andrea Deadsom by putting her in Downing Street Belfast Telegraph
4 July 2016 Beseiged and looking more bewildered by the day, just how long can Jeremy Corbyn struggle along at the help? Belfast Telegraph
3 July 2016 Broken alliances and bad blood in fight for British independence Sunday Independent
27 June 2016 The vote to leave Europe does not pave the way for a united Ireland, no matter what Gerry Adams may argue Belfast Telegraph
26 June 2016 Brexit may enable Ireland to help the EU save itself Sunday Independent
20 June 2016 Yes, so Ireland was occupied – get over it and look at how the invaders spared us a worse fate Belfast Telegraph
19 June 2016 Talking has slowly made us better as a people Sunday Independent
16 June 2016 No shrinking violet, but by fuelling fire of abortion row President's wife may have made major mistake Belfast Telegraph
13 June 2016 It's not extreme views that incur wrath of others, my critics just can't stand that I can respect a different tribe Belfast Telegraph
6 June 2016 Success on the pitch would be the perfect way for resurgent Rangers to confound those who choose to demonise the club Belfast Telegraph
5 June 2016 Don't let the guilty get away with it Sunday Independent
30 May 2016 Whatever way the vote swings on June 23, the arrogant EU is destined to be author of its own downfall Belfast Telegraph
23 May 2016 Reality bites as Assembly puts spanner in the works of Sinn Fein's equal pay mechanism Belfast Telegraph
22 May 2016 'Gerrypicking' the victims of the Troubles Sunday Independent
16 May 2016 No shirnking violet, but by fuelling fire of abortion row President's wife may have made major mistake Belfast Telegraph
9 May 2016 Rise in female MLAs good for an Assembly that's suffered from excess of testosterone and tribalism Belfast Telegraph
8 May 2016 No, Gerry, you were never kept on a plantation Sunday Independent
2 May 2016 If you are not going to vote on Thursday, then don't complain if outcome is a fudge like we have in Dublin Belfast Telegraph
25 April 2016 Driven by hate, intransigent offshoots of republicanism just cannot be reasoned with Belfast Telegraph
24 April 2016 Adams will put cult before country as Martin ensures centre holds against SF Sunday Independent
22 April 2016 Queen's 90th Birthday: How the monarch won Irish hearts Belfast Telegraph
21 April 2016 The fading myths of Easter 1916 Prospect Magazine
18 April 2016 Too many of us weighed down by burden of enmity Belfast Telegraph
14 April 2016 It was naive of Sublin to expect unionists to honour Easter Rising News Letter
11 April 2016 Misnomers and myths abound in Sinn Fein telling of 1916 Belfast Telegraph
10 April 2016 Red pencils for Sinn Fein's ersatz cultural revolution Sunday Independent
4 April 2016 Let's all embrace new appetite for truth not myths Belfast Telegraph
28 March 2016 Commemoration in Dublin of Easter Rising very fitting Belfast Telegraph
27 March 2016 What sort of an Ireland did the Rising's leaders want? Sunday Independent
21 March 2016 Sinn Fein words show us there may be hope after all Belfast Telegraph
20 March 2016 1916: Ireland's bloody legacy Sunday Times
20 March 2016 The mysteries of the strange Pearse family Sunday Independent
14 March 2016 Hasty U-turn can't hide fact the Sinn Fein mask slipped Belfast Telegraph
13 March 2016 The frank confessions of an unrepentant lackey Sunday Independent
9 March 2016 How Americans pushed the Irish to war Boston Globe
7 March 2016 DPP between a rock and a hard place with legacy cases Belfast Telegraph
2 March 2016 If we can't get justice for Omagh bombing, then let us get the truth Belfast Telegraph
29 February 2016 Big parties must bite bullet to keep Sinn Fein at bay Belfast Telegraph
25 February 2016 Criticism from Sinn Fein won't change DUP minds on Brexit Belfast Telegraph
22 February 2016 The complexity of Irish identity gets stamp of approval Belfast Telegraph
21 February 2016 Taoiseach Adams ... the first 100 days Sunday Independent
15 February 2016 Sinn Fein election hopes may be casualty of Dublin's gang war Belfast Telegraph
14 February 2016 What if the establishment decides to rig it for Hillary? Sunday Independent
1 February 2016 Hughes and his ilk unfit to lace boots of Patrick Pearse Belfast Telegraph
1 February 2016 Mystery of Nairac proves how truth is casualty of war Belfast Telegraph
31 January 2016 The 1916 dead have left us our Fenian fools and liars Sunday Independent
25 January 2016 1916 anniversay a time for all sides to tell their story Belfast Telegraph
18 January 2016 Arlene Foster respects democracy, unlike the leaders of 1916 Belfast Telegraph
17 January 2016 Adams and Sinn Fein are revising the Rising in their own way Sunday Independent
11 January 2016 Sinn Fein loves to smear Catholics who object to them Belfast Telegraph
4 January 2016 Oliver Letwin's 'racist' comments were nothing of sort Belfast Telegraph
3 January 2016 Provos used Hume to acquire veneer of respectability Sunday Independent

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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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