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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Battle of the Boyne

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# Northern Ireland
Teenager in critical condition after being burned at Eleventh Night bonfire
Thousands took to the streets today with Twelfth of July parades passing off peacefully.
# co meath
Court quashes planning permission for 660 new dwellings near Battle of the Boyne site
The board had erred by not properly taken into account the effects the proposed development may have on bird species, the court ruled.
# Meath
'Naked, wanton vandalism': Boardwalk near Battle of the Boyne site damaged in suspected arson attack
Around 400m of the boardwalk was destroyed in a fire last night.
# 12th of july
Three houses set ablaze in Belfast after bonfire burns out of control
Today marks the anniversary of the victory of Dutch Prince William of Orange over the Catholic King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690.
# sneak peek
The story of the 1916 Rising told by both sides (with a little Irish dancing)
A new play tells the story of the historical event by using loyalist and nationalist characters.
# Twelfth of July
Twelfth bonfires to be lit tonight as parade tension rises
The huge stacks of pallets and tyres will be set alight tonight.
# Northern Ireland
PHOTOS: Giant bonfires built in Belfast ahead of 12 July
The huge bonfires have been built ahead of celebrations commemorating the Battle of the Boyne tomorrow night.
# Innocent?
Is Pope Innocent XI being moved as punishment for the Battle of the Boyne?
Pope John Paul II is being relocated, with Innocent XI making way – but scholars reckon there’s ulterior motives afoot…