Battle of the Boyne

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Name: Battle of the Boyne
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 3 reports

Sham Fight: William and James cross swords (again) in swashbuckling Scarva

Thousands enjoy the celebrations in Scarva. Pic Kevin Scott– 15 July 2014It was supposed to be a two-horse fight, but it was yet another predictable triumph as King William emerged victorious at Scarva once again.Up to 100,000 spectators packed into the ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 2 reports

‘Careful words’ help maintain calm in North

Cool heads helped maintain calm in Northern Ireland during the peak of this year’s marching season, the North’s justice minister said.Police, Northern Ireland secretary Theresa Villiers, and senior Stormont politicians have lauded the peaceful outcome ... [Published Irish Examiner - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 2 reports

Northern Ireland Orange Order marches pass off peacefully

INFLAMMATORY marches passed off in Northern Ireland at the weekend without the normal sectarian violence.Thousands of Protestants joined Orange Order parades to commemorate the 1690 Battle of the Boyne, in which the Protestant William III defeated Catholic ... [Published Morning Star Online - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 3 reports

Northern Ireland marching season: One man stabbed in clashes before Orange Order parades

One man was stabbed as rival sectarian gangs clashed in Northern Ireland in the early hours yesterday, police said. Eight people were arrested for public order offences after what police described as a "small number of disturbances in North and West Belfast" ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 2 reports

Orange demo over parade restriction

Members of the Orange Order have staged a peaceful protest in north Belfast after restrictions were imposed on their parade.Bands played music, supporters cheered and sang and demonstrators carried a large protest banner as they were halted a short distance ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 2 reports

Man Stabbed in Belfast Clashes Ahead of Orange Order March

13:19 BSTThe Ardoyne area of Belfast has been a flashpoint at previous Orange Order marchesREUTERS/Cathal McNaughtonTens of thousands of Protestant loyalists are marching through Belfast today as the marching season reaches its peak. Around 3,500 police ... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 2 reports

Marches across Northern Ireland to mark Glorious 12th

A man has been stabbed during fighting between republican and loyalist factions in Northern Ireland ahead of the annual 'Twelfth of July' commemorations.The victim, 28, was treated in hospital for injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening, ... [Published itv.com - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Entire Orange fraternity to demonstrate together for first time in 14 years

The entire Orange fraternity of County Londonderry will come together for the first time in 14 years to celebrate King William’s victory at the Battle of the Boyne in Limavady on Saturday (July 12). ... [Published Londonderry Sentinel - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

Bonfires lit in run-up to Twelfth

Hundreds of bonfires have been lit across Northern Ireland as part of the Twelfth celebrations.The fire service reported that it had received 24 emergency calls between 18:00 BST and 21:00 BST on Friday evening.Six of the calls involved bonfires and in ... [Published BBC - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 2 reports

Orange Order defiant over right to march in cities

The Orange Order has defended its right to hold controversial large parades in Scottish cities in the run-up to the independence referendum.Leaders of the Grand Orange Lodge of Scotland have faced criticism after a 12-year-old girl was injured in a disturbance ... [Published The Scotsman - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 2 reports

ELECTION POSTERS PUT ON BONFIRES

By Press AssociationPublished: 05:56 EST, 7 July 2014 | Updated: 05:56 EST, 7 July 2014Ulster Unionist leader Mike Nesbitt has called for respect for different identities after Sinn Fein and Alliance election posters were put on bonfires.Images of South ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Full steam ahead for Twelfth

Markethill will be the venue for this year’s Country Armagh Twelfth demonstration in what is the 324th anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne. ... [Published Portadown Times - Jul 03 2014]

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He asked: "Will you indicate how you intend to respond to the First Minister's request for a Commission on Ardoyne and wider association issues?"
A Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) spokesman added: "Police have received a report, enquiries will be carried out to establish if any offenses have been committed ."
Millar Farr, sovereign grand master of the Royal Black Institution, said: "The Sham Fight is a very special occasion every year, but we think 2014 will break all records."

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[Hugh Bayley in the Chair] — Backbench Business... [Published They Work For You - Jul 22 2014]
Gardening Leave: a summer guide to Ireland's ga... [Published Irish Independent - Jul 18 2014]
Is it time to give the Orange Lodge its marchin... [Published Southport Visiter - Jul 18 2014]
From the pages of the Down Recorder, July 16, 1974 [Published Down Recorder - Jul 18 2014]
Belfast Twelfth of July Bonfires [Published Indymedia Ireland - Jul 17 2014]
VILLIERS TO HOLD PARADES TALKS [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 16 2014]
Police investigate photo of little girl with Ca... [Published Irish Central - Jul 16 2014]
50,000 descend on Dungannon for memorable Twelf... [Published Tyrone Courier - Jul 16 2014]
Sham Fight: William and James cross swords (aga... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Jul 15 2014]
Video: Thousands descend on Scarva for annual S... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Jul 14 2014]
Video: Thousands flocked to Scarva for the annu... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Jul 14 2014]
Video – Orange Order parade bands break rulings... [Published An Phoblacht - Jul 14 2014]
Orangemen's Day: What's open, what's not [Published CBC - Jul 14 2014]
Thousands expected at 'Sham Fight' [Published BBC - Jul 14 2014]
Northern Ireland Sectarian Tensions - WSJ [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 14 2014]
‘Careful words’ help maintain calm in North [Published Irish Examiner - Jul 14 2014]
Belfast’s Twelfth of July celebrations end peac... [Published The Gulf Today - Jul 14 2014]
National Day of Commemoration - Address to Dipl... [Published Ireland Department of Foreign Affairs - Jul 14 2014]
Sense of community and heritage runs deep throu... [Published Irish Times - Jul 14 2014]
Northern Ireland Orange Order marches pass off ... [Published Morning Star Online - Jul 14 2014]
Villiers welcomes peaceful Twelfth [Published Wharfvalley - Jul 13 2014]
VILLIERS WELCOMES PEACEFUL TWELFTH [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 13 2014]
PRAISE FOR PEACEFUL JULY 12 EVENTS [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 13 2014]
Night Whispers with Pastor Victor Robert Farrel... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 13 2014]
bloom time [Published Irish Independent - Jul 13 2014]
Northern Ireland marching season: One man stabb... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 13 2014]
Twelfth protests peaceful, but tensions remain ... [Published Irish Independent - Jul 13 2014]
N.Ireland unionist parades pass off peacefully [Published Malay Mail - Jul 13 2014]
German history in Ireland highlighted in new app [Published Drogheda Independent - Jul 12 2014]
Orange invasion in Ballymoney and Portrush [Published Ballymoney Times - Jul 12 2014]
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