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2005-11-16 08:20:00

By Anne Cadwallader BELFAST (Reuters) - Change in Northern Ireland may be so slow it appears imperceptible, but the writing is on the wall for one of the most negative of its cultural traditions -- murals glorifying paramilitary violence.

2005-11-07 15:42:28

By Anne Cadwallader BELFAST (Reuters) - Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams canceled a planned visit to the United States this week after the U.S. government denied him permission on Monday to raise funds for his party.

2005-11-07 15:15:42

By Anne Cadwallader BELFAST (Reuters) - Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams canceled a planned visit to the United States this week after the U.S. government denied him permission on Monday to raise funds for his party.

2005-11-07 14:35:00

By Anne Cadwallader BELFAST (Reuters) - Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams canceled a planned visit to the United States this week after the U.S. government denied him permission on Monday to raise funds for his party.

2005-10-30 15:46:57

BELFAST (Reuters) - A murderous feud between rival Protestant paramilitary groups in Northern Ireland which claimed four lives over the past four months has ended, a statement from negotiators said on Sunday.

2005-10-17 13:33:25

By Kevin Smith BELFAST (Reuters) - Northern Ireland followed in the footsteps of the Irish Republic on Monday by outlawing smoking in all workplaces, including pubs and restaurants.

2005-10-05 04:15:01

(Corrects headline and first paragraph to read former paramilitary Protestant leader instead of former Protestant leader - inserting dropped word) By Paul Hoskins DUBLIN (Reuters) - Gunmen killed a former leader in Northern Ireland's largest Protestant paramilitary group on Tuesday, the most high-profile victim of a spate of violence among armed Protestant factions in the province.

2005-10-05 04:18:13

By Paul Hoskins DUBLIN (Reuters) - Gunmen killed a former leader in Northern Ireland's largest Protestant paramilitary group on Tuesday, the most high-profile victim of a spate of violence among armed Protestant factions in the province.

2005-10-04 20:29:56

By Paul Hoskins DUBLIN (Reuters) - Gunmen killed a former leader in Northern Ireland's largest Protestant guerrilla group on Tuesday, the most high-profile victim of a spate of violence among armed Protestant factions in the British province.

2005-09-30 09:36:58

By Gideon Long MADRID (Reuters) - The IRA's decision to scrap its weapons will put psychological pressure on ETA to call a truce with Spain but is unlikely to draw meaningful concessions from the armed Basque separatist group, analysts said.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.