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#Battle of the Boyne

# battle-of-the-boyne - Monday 12 July, 2021

Teenager in critical condition after being burned at Eleventh Night bonfire
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Teenager in critical condition after being burned at Eleventh Night bonfire

Updated Jul 12th 2021, 6:01 PM 63,687 Views 57 Comments

Thousands took to the streets today with Twelfth of July parades passing off peacefully.

# battle-of-the-boyne - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Court quashes planning permission for 660 new dwellings near Battle of the Boyne site
# Co Meath
# Co Meath

Court quashes planning permission for 660 new dwellings near Battle of the Boyne site

Dec 2nd 2020, 7:15 PM 22,261 Views 18 Comments

The board had erred by not properly taken into account the effects the proposed development may have on bird species, the court ruled.

# battle-of-the-boyne - Friday 27 July, 2018

'Naked, wanton vandalism': Boardwalk near Battle of the Boyne site damaged in suspected arson attack
# Meath
# Meath

'Naked, wanton vandalism': Boardwalk near Battle of the Boyne site damaged in suspected arson attack

Jul 27th 2018, 1:04 PM 30,541 Views 46 Comments

Around 400m of the boardwalk was destroyed in a fire last night.

# battle-of-the-boyne - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Three houses set ablaze in Belfast after bonfire burns out of control
# 12th Of July
# 12th Of July

Three houses set ablaze in Belfast after bonfire burns out of control

Jul 12th 2016, 8:35 AM 31,743 Views 159 Comments

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.

# battle-of-the-boyne - Saturday 1 March, 2014

The story of the 1916 Rising told by both sides (with a little Irish dancing)
# Sneak Peek
# Sneak Peek

The story of the 1916 Rising told by both sides (with a little Irish dancing)

Mar 1st 2014, 10:15 AM 8,316 Views 5 Comments

A new play tells the story of the historical event by using loyalist and nationalist characters.

# battle-of-the-boyne - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Twelfth bonfires to be lit tonight as parade tension rises
# Twelfth Of July
# Twelfth Of July

Twelfth bonfires to be lit tonight as parade tension rises

Jul 11th 2012, 10:08 AM 10,774 Views 86 Comments

The huge stacks of pallets and tyres will be set alight tonight.

# battle-of-the-boyne - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

PHOTOS: Giant bonfires built in Belfast ahead of 12 July
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

PHOTOS: Giant bonfires built in Belfast ahead of 12 July

Jul 10th 2012, 9:04 PM 25,209 Views 97 Comments

The huge bonfires have been built ahead of celebrations commemorating the Battle of the Boyne tomorrow night.

# battle-of-the-boyne - Saturday 23 April, 2011

Is Pope Innocent XI being moved as punishment for the Battle of the Boyne?
# Innocent?
# Innocent?

Is Pope Innocent XI being moved as punishment for the Battle of the Boyne?

Apr 23rd 2011, 1:26 PM 2,447 Views 0 Comments

Pope John Paul II is being relocated, with Innocent XI making way – but scholars reckon there’s ulterior motives afoot…