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#bonfires

# bonfires - Tuesday 16 August, 2022

NI leaders condemn burning of British and Israeli flags in Derry bonfire
# Bonfires
# Bonfires

NI leaders condemn burning of British and Israeli flags in Derry bonfire

Aug 16th 2022, 11:41 AM 17,711 Views 0 Comments

The PSNI have launched a hate crime investigation into the bonfire.

# bonfires - 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 46,980 Views 45 Comments

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

# bonfires - Saturday 8 August, 2020

26 PSNI officers injured after petrol bombs and masonry thrown by 'large group of youths' in Belfast
# Bonfires
# Bonfires

26 PSNI officers injured after petrol bombs and masonry thrown by 'large group of youths' in Belfast

Aug 8th 2020, 5:24 PM 49,566 Views 31 Comments

The officers were there with contractors tasked with removing bonfire material from land on Distillery Street.

# bonfires - Sunday 12 July, 2020

Crowds gather as Twelfth of July bonfires lit amid coronavirus restrictions
# Twelfth Of July
# Twelfth Of July

Crowds gather as Twelfth of July bonfires lit amid coronavirus restrictions

Jul 12th 2020, 9:26 AM 33,554 Views 80 Comments

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

# bonfires - Saturday 4 July, 2020

'Radio Boyne' and an Ulster Fry: How the Orange Order is celebrating a socially distanced 12 July
# No Parades
# No Parades

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

Jul 4th 2020, 6:30 AM 18,682 Views 40 Comments

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

# bonfires - Monday 21 October, 2019

Halloween campaign warns public of 'life-changing injuries' caused by fireworks
# Safety
# Safety

Halloween campaign warns public of 'life-changing injuries' caused by fireworks

Oct 21st 2019, 5:30 PM 8,024 Views 14 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade’s chief fire officer has said it’s important that parents of young children know where they are and make sure they are supervised.

# bonfires - 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 58,805 Views 163 Comments

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

# bonfires - Thursday 9 August, 2018

'Willie Frazer have you found your daddy yet?' - Condemnation of bonfire taunting Troubles victim
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

'Willie Frazer have you found your daddy yet?' - Condemnation of bonfire taunting Troubles victim

Aug 9th 2018, 5:05 PM 36,827 Views 57 Comments

Frazer said he was disgusted for his wider family.

# bonfires - 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 14,953 Views 105 Comments

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

# bonfires - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Bus and cars set on fire and bomb scare at airport as UVF threatens 'serious disorder'
# Eleventh Night
# Eleventh Night

Bus and cars set on fire and bomb scare at airport as UVF threatens 'serious disorder'

Updated Jul 11th 2018, 10:54 PM 51,808 Views 113 Comments

Bonfires are traditionally lit on the Eleventh Night, the eve of the Twelfth of July, and police are expecting trouble.

# bonfires - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade to use drones 'extensively' in the run up to Halloween
# Bonfires
# Bonfires

Dublin Fire Brigade to use drones 'extensively' in the run up to Halloween

Oct 21st 2017, 4:00 PM 12,482 Views 27 Comments

It will also use a live feed showing bonfires and other incidents similar to the one used for Storm Ophelia.

# bonfires - Saturday 14 October, 2017

People asked to report stockpiling of bonfire materials ahead of Halloween
# Stay Safe
# Stay Safe

People asked to report stockpiling of bonfire materials ahead of Halloween

Oct 14th 2017, 8:00 AM 8,328 Views 36 Comments

Dublin City Council said it wants everyone to have a safe and enjoyable Halloween.

# bonfires - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Pictures: Republican fires burn to mark the anniversary of internment without trial
# Belfast
# Belfast

Pictures: Republican fires burn to mark the anniversary of internment without trial

Aug 9th 2017, 8:01 AM 12,616 Views 107 Comments

This was the second night in a row that youths reportedly clashed with police in Belfast.

# bonfires - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Coffin with effigy of Martin McGuinness on loyalist bonfire in east Belfast
# Twelfth Of July
# Twelfth Of July

Coffin with effigy of Martin McGuinness on loyalist bonfire in east Belfast

Jul 11th 2017, 9:13 PM 63,174 Views 137 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Declan Kearney called it a “particularly sickening manifestation”.

Sinn Féin member reports hate crime after election posters placed on bonfire
# The Twelfth
# The Twelfth

Sinn Féin member reports hate crime after election posters placed on bonfire

Jul 11th 2017, 8:52 AM 23,600 Views 140 Comments

An injunction preventing more material being added to four bonfires has also been broken ahead of the lighting of these fires this evening.

# bonfires - Saturday 24 June, 2017

'A disgraceful episode': Belfast Council to investigate controversial bonfire pallets storage
# Loyalist
# Loyalist

'A disgraceful episode': Belfast Council to investigate controversial bonfire pallets storage

Jun 24th 2017, 12:23 PM 33,491 Views 59 Comments

Up to 3,000 pallets were stolen from a council site earlier this week.

# bonfires - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Businesses forced to hide pallets inside over fears they'll be stolen for illegal bonfires
# Firestarter
# Firestarter

Businesses forced to hide pallets inside over fears they'll be stolen for illegal bonfires

Oct 23rd 2016, 6:10 AM 9,387 Views 11 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade are calling on businesses to do what they can do stop dangerous bonfires.

# bonfires - 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 31,798 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.

# bonfires - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Poll: Do you feel safe in your local area during Halloween?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you feel safe in your local area during Halloween?

Nov 1st 2015, 12:27 PM 24,567 Views 56 Comments

Or is it relatively quiet?

Ambulance comes under attack during a chaotic night for emergency services
# Halloween
# Halloween

Ambulance comes under attack during a chaotic night for emergency services

Nov 1st 2015, 9:41 AM 38,072 Views 83 Comments

DFB’s control centre processed a total of 700 calls.

# bonfires - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Mary Lou: Burning Sinn Féin effigies is 'race hatred'
# Bonfires
# Bonfires

Mary Lou: Burning Sinn Féin effigies is 'race hatred'

Jul 14th 2015, 8:13 PM 14,694 Views 134 Comments

She condemned the violence that has taken place in recent days.

# bonfires - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Why will lots of bonfires be lit across the country tonight?
# Pagan Roots
# Pagan Roots

Why will lots of bonfires be lit across the country tonight?

Jun 23rd 2015, 6:10 AM 59,548 Views 65 Comments

You’re much more likely to know what it’s all about if you live in a rural area.

# bonfires - Friday 24 October, 2014

Dublin City Council has been confiscating wood and tyres ahead of Halloween
# Illegal Bonfires
# Illegal Bonfires

Dublin City Council has been confiscating wood and tyres ahead of Halloween

Oct 24th 2014, 1:54 PM 10,905 Views 60 Comments

The Council is cracking down on bonfires.

# bonfires - Friday 11 July, 2014

Condemnation after lynched figure depicting Gerry Adams placed on loyalist bonfire
# Tensions
# Tensions

Condemnation after lynched figure depicting Gerry Adams placed on loyalist bonfire

Jul 11th 2014, 10:40 PM 64,601 Views 339 Comments

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

# bonfires - Thursday 12 July, 2012

In pictures: Huge bonfires across North for the Twelfth of July
# Bonfires
# Bonfires

In pictures: Huge bonfires across North for the Twelfth of July

Jul 12th 2012, 7:55 AM 11,239 Views 95 Comments

The Orange Order has said it has a peaceful solution to the Ardoyne dispute.

# bonfires - 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 10,799 Views 86 Comments

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