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#Orange Order

# orange-order - Sunday 12 July, 2020

Crowds gather as Twelfth of July bonfires lit amid coronavirus restrictions

Call outs by the Northern Ireland fire service dropped by a third this year compared to last year.

# orange-order - Saturday 4 July, 2020

'Radio Boyne' and an Ulster Fry: How the Orange Order is celebrating a socially distanced 12 July

The Orange Order has cancelled parades this year because of Covid-19.

# orange-order - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Orange Order buys PPE for healthcare staff on island of Ireland

The shipment includes tens of thousands of masks and aprons and a large volume of hand sanitiser.

# orange-order - Monday 6 April, 2020

Orange Order cancels Twelfth of July parades because of Covid-19

Grand Master Edward Stevenson said “the Orange family has already lost members”.

# orange-order - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Eight arrests made but Twelfth of July passes 'without major incident' in Northern Ireland

It comes after the emergency services experienced a much quieter 11 July than previous years.

# orange-order - Monday 26 November, 2018

Taoiseach meets with Orange Order reps to discuss needs of Protestant communities at the border

The Taoiseach met with the grand secretary of the Orange Lodge Reverend Mervyn Gibson.

# orange-order - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Shots fired at police officers in Derry as violence flares before Orange marches

Petrol bombs were also thrown at police.

# orange-order - Friday 8 June, 2018

Leo Varadkar becomes first Taoiseach to visit Orange Order HQ in Belfast

Speaking about the UK government’s Brexit paper Varadkar said his initial view is that ‘it is a step in the right direction’.

Leo struggles to answer whether he'd wear Orange Order socks during his Belfast trip

“Um, I’d have to take a look at them first,” was his initial reply to the question put to him by Good Morning Ulster.

# orange-order - Friday 1 June, 2018

DUP leader Arlene Foster to attend Orange Order parade in Scotland later this month

The parade will take place in Cowdenbeath, Fife on 30 June.

# orange-order - Monday 24 July, 2017

Orange Order asks Protestants not to use the term 'RIP'

The Orange Standard published an article calling the term “unbiblical” and “un-Protestant”.

# orange-order - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

The 12th of July is being promoted as a tourist attraction - so we went to follow the parade

There’s an ongoing effort to re-brand the North’s marching season. But is it working?

# orange-order - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Transgender woman speaks about wanting to rejoin Orange Order

Adrianne Elson has said that she would like to join the women’s section of the order.

# orange-order - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Three houses set ablaze in Belfast after bonfire burns out of control 12th Of July This post contains images

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.

# orange-order - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Man charged with attempted murder after car was driven into pedestrians

A 16-year-old girl was also hurt when a car ploughed into pedestrians.

# orange-order - Monday 2 February, 2015

Poll: Should the 'Love Ulster' march go ahead in Dublin? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the 'Love Ulster' march go ahead in Dublin?

Do they have a right to march or is is too dangerous?

# orange-order - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Two charged over fire that gutted Orange Order hall

The hall was extensively damaged in the blaze, which broke out in the early hours of the morning on Friday last.

# orange-order - Friday 3 October, 2014

Another Orange Hall has been destroyed by a fire in Co Donegal

Arsonists also tried to burn down a Presbyterian church in the same town.

'Nothing republican about it' - Martin McGuinness leads outrage over Orange Hall burning

The Taoiseach said the recent attacks were “utterly unwarranted acts of criminality.”

# orange-order - Thursday 2 October, 2014

The Department of Environment has given projects led by the Orange Order €2 million since 2012

The money was paid out under an EU scheme.

# orange-order - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Police pleased with "quiet and peaceful" 12 July parades

The PSNI said this was due to factors including “responsible leadership” from groups including the orange order.

# orange-order - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about the July 12th marches, protests in Dublin, fresh violence in Gaza and the death of the last surviving original Ramone.

Ardoyne 12 July march passes off peacefully

The Orange Order has said it wants peace during today’s events. Bonfires (pictured) were lit to celebrate 11th Night last night.

# orange-order - Friday 11 July, 2014

Condemnation after lynched figure depicting Gerry Adams placed on loyalist bonfire

Gerry Adams has condemned the figure’s appearance as “deeply offensive”.

The Orange Order distances itself from potential disruption tomorrow

The grand secretary of the Orange Order has said the organisation has made a “massive effort” to ensure tomorrow’s celebrations pass off peacefully.

# orange-order - Friday 4 July, 2014

Peace process should not be put at risk over parades - Adams

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking in the wake of yesterday’s negotiation walk-out by Unionist parties.

# orange-order - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Unionist parties all walk out of Stormont talks in protest over parade block

They called the talks “fruitless” after a contentious parade in north Belfast was blocked.

# orange-order - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Teenager due in court over 'smashed' Orange memorial

A number of wreaths were also damaged at an Orange Hall on Friday night.

# orange-order - Friday 17 January, 2014

Peter Robinson slams Martin McGuinness as 'controller and dictator' over Haass talks

Comments by Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness in relation to some of the unionist influence over the Haass talks have angered the leader of the DUP.

# orange-order - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Man arrested for attempted murder during July 12th riots in Belfast

The charge was also linked to rioting and possession of an offensive weapon in Woodvale on July 12.

# orange-order - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Orange Order parades banned from passing Ardoyne shopfronts

The order has vowed to stage a protest at the location every weekend until it is allowed complete its ‘July Twelfth’ parade.

# orange-order - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Column: Northern Ireland and the dangers of the ‘mission accomplished’ narrative

Riots in Belfast during the 12th July overshadowed glimmers of hope shown in places like Derry. Either way, Northern Ireland will ultimately sink or swim based on the actions chosen in the months and years ahead, writes David McCann.

# orange-order - Sunday 21 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

In pics: Orange Order parade stopped from entering Ardoyne Orangemen This post contains images

In pics: Orange Order parade stopped from entering Ardoyne

PSNI stopped the parade on the Woodvale Road, one kilometre outside Ardoyne.

# orange-order - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Appeals for calm in Belfast ahead of Orange Order parade

The parade is due to take place at 2.30pm today.

# orange-order - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everybody’s talking about exiting the bailout, the end of the Dáil term and Nelson Mandela’s birthday.

# orange-order - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Fifth night of Belfast violence

A number of petrol bombs thrown at police and two vehicles set on fire.

# orange-order - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Blast bombs thrown by masked men, tyres set on fire in Belfast

The US Vice President has expressed his concerns about the violence to Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness.

# orange-order - Sunday 14 July, 2013

McGuinness: People were 'wound up by those who should know better'

The Deputy First Minister has urged sensible, measured, positive and constructive solutions in Belfast.

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