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#12 July

# 12-july - Monday 12 July, 2021

Unionist leaders criticise burning of Irish tricolour flags on Eleventh Night bonfires
# The Twelfth
# The Twelfth

Unionist leaders criticise burning of Irish tricolour flags on Eleventh Night bonfires

Updated Jul 12th 2021, 12:45 PM 46,453 Views 45 Comments

More than 230 Eleventh Night bonfires were lit across Northern Ireland between Friday night and last night.

# 12-july - Friday 9 July, 2021

Stormont ministers threaten PSNI with court action over bonfire stance
# 12 July
# 12 July

Stormont ministers threaten PSNI with court action over bonfire stance

Jul 9th 2021, 12:39 PM 40,082 Views 30 Comments

Police are refusing to support contractors to remove the north Belfast loyalist fire.

# 12-july - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

'It's hate-fuelled': NI Justice Minister hits out over election posters on loyalist bonfires
# The North
# The North

'It's hate-fuelled': NI Justice Minister hits out over election posters on loyalist bonfires

Jul 6th 2021, 9:28 AM 27,665 Views 34 Comments

Irish and EU flags have also been seen on some bonfires.

# 12-july - Monday 5 July, 2021

Northern Ireland committee head apologises for ‘offence’ caused by bonfire tweet
# 12 July
# 12 July

Northern Ireland committee head apologises for ‘offence’ caused by bonfire tweet

Jul 5th 2021, 11:01 PM 65,941 Views 58 Comments

Senior Conservative MP Simon Hoare issued an apology for a now-deleted tweet.

# 12-july - Friday 2 July, 2021

Garda Commissioner says loyalist rally reports may be ‘kite flying’
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

Garda Commissioner says loyalist rally reports may be ‘kite flying’

Jul 2nd 2021, 6:49 PM 38,898 Views 44 Comments

Drew Harris said gardaí would be prepared if a rally did take place in Dublin.

# 12-july - Friday 12 July, 2019

Petrol bombs thrown at police during Eleventh Night in Belfast
# 11 July
# 11 July

Petrol bombs thrown at police during Eleventh Night in Belfast

Updated Jul 12th 2019, 10:43 AM 39,029 Views 95 Comments

There was a major drop in callouts to bonfires in loyalist areas this year, fire service says.

# 12-july - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Belfast City Council axes plan to remove bonfire after contractor pulls out
# 11 July
# 11 July

Belfast City Council axes plan to remove bonfire after contractor pulls out

Updated Jul 11th 2019, 5:36 PM 58,782 Views 162 Comments

The bonfires are lit in some loyalist areas on 11 July across Northern Ireland.

# 12-july - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Loyalist bonfire organisers rebuild 11 July sites after council crackdown on hazardous materials
# 12 July
# 12 July

Loyalist bonfire organisers rebuild 11 July sites after council crackdown on hazardous materials

Jul 9th 2019, 9:20 AM 27,998 Views 49 Comments

Belfast City Council voted to remove tyres from a number of sites yesterday.

# 12-july - Thursday 12 July, 2018

The North's fire service dealt with a call every 48 seconds last night
# Eleventh Night
# Eleventh Night

The North's fire service dealt with a call every 48 seconds last night

Jul 12th 2018, 8:05 AM 14,937 Views 105 Comments

Last night saw 57 bonfires across the province ahead of today’s 12 July marches.

# 12-july - Thursday 20 July, 2017

McDonald: 'Burning of McGuinness effigy on loyalist bonfire was a hate crime'
# Condemned
# Condemned

McDonald: 'Burning of McGuinness effigy on loyalist bonfire was a hate crime'

Jul 20th 2017, 7:38 AM 18,551 Views 136 Comments

The Sinn Féin deputy leader said the burning of political posters must end.

# 12-july - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Yesterday's 12th of July was the 'most peaceful for some years and a model for years to come'
# Peaceful Protest
# Peaceful Protest

Yesterday's 12th of July was the 'most peaceful for some years and a model for years to come'

Jul 13th 2017, 9:30 AM 16,469 Views 97 Comments

However, Sinn Féin is angry that a coffin with an effigy of Martin McGuinness was spotted on a loyalist bonfire.

# 12-july - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Four to appear in court over 12 July disorder
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Four to appear in court over 12 July disorder

Jul 13th 2014, 3:46 PM 5,416 Views 0 Comments

One man (20) was arrested on suspicion of assaulting police, but was released pending a report.

# 12-july - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Ardoyne 12 July march passes off peacefully
# The Twelfth
# The Twelfth

Ardoyne 12 July march passes off peacefully

Jul 12th 2014, 3:40 PM 15,582 Views 71 Comments

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

# 12-july - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

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

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

Aug 7th 2013, 3:14 PM 5,729 Views 66 Comments

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

# 12-july - Sunday 21 July, 2013

In pics: Orange Order parade stopped from entering Ardoyne
# Orangemen
# Orangemen

In pics: Orange Order parade stopped from entering Ardoyne

Jul 21st 2013, 7:31 AM 10,128 Views 88 Comments

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

# 12-july - Friday 12 July, 2013

Tensions remain high for July 12th parades
# 12th Of July
# 12th Of July

Tensions remain high for July 12th parades

Jul 12th 2013, 5:47 PM 7,210 Views 140 Comments

More than 4,000 PSNI officers backed by 630 reinforcements from Britain are on duty across Northern Ireland.

# 12-july - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Orange Order banned from marching through Ardoyne area
# 12 July
# 12 July

Orange Order banned from marching through Ardoyne area

Jul 10th 2013, 8:28 AM 6,239 Views 63 Comments

The DUP have decried the decision as “illogical”, and say the order has been left in an “impossible position”.

# 12-july - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Man arrested over alleged 12 July disorder
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Man arrested over alleged 12 July disorder

Aug 16th 2012, 9:00 PM 2,326 Views 3 Comments

The man was arrested today and charged with offences including hijacking and attempted grevious bodily harm.

# 12-july - Friday 10 August, 2012

14 year old boy charged over 12th of July riots in Belfast
# Belfast Riots
# Belfast Riots

14 year old boy charged over 12th of July riots in Belfast

Aug 10th 2012, 11:29 AM 3,241 Views 16 Comments

Young teenager will appear before Belfast Magistrates Court this morning.

# 12-july - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Adams: Orange Order should contribute to peace process
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

Adams: Orange Order should contribute to peace process

Jul 14th 2012, 5:55 PM 4,413 Views 53 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader said today that the order needs to “step forward”, which means dialogue with residents and dialogue with Sinn Féin.

# 12-july - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

Petrol bombs and violence in Belfast ahead of Twelfth of July marches
# Twelfth
# Twelfth

Petrol bombs and violence in Belfast ahead of Twelfth of July marches

Jul 12th 2011, 8:00 AM 579 Views 21 Comments

Twenty-two police officers were injured in the disturbances overnight.