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# Orange Order

Last year
# Drumcree 1998
Irish officials warned 'Garvaghy Road won’t exist' if 1998 Orange Order march didn't go ahead
Former UUP MP John Taylor prompted a coversation between Taoiseach and Prime Minister over the dire warning.
# Orange Order
The Twelfth of July: Belfast Orange lodge says Protocol debate driving influx of new members
12th of July celebrations made a full return to Northern Ireland today.
# Orange Order
Orange Order welcomes GB News decision to broadcast 12 July parades after BBC pulls out
The broadcaster will broadcast live from Armagh city on 12 July.
# Orange Order
Two men apologise for involvement in ‘vile’ video mocking Michaela McAreavey murder
The Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland has also launched an investigation into the video.
# Centenary
Northern Ireland centenary celebrated in shadow of Edward Carson – and Covid-19
The Orange Order pledged to defend the place of Northern Ireland in the UK.
# Parade
Orange Order event in Belfast will mark centenary of Northern Ireland
The event comes a year late due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
# GoodInformation
Cad atá taobh thiar de na éilimh 'cultural apartheid' faoi scéim cónaithe lán-Gaeilge in Ollscoil na Banríona
Tá scéimeanna cónaithe lán-Ghaeilge seanbhunaithe i bhformhór na n-ollscoileanna in Éirinn cheana féin.
All time
# Controversy
Hearts apologise after Orange Order’s ‘The Sash’ is played over PA system
Video footage emerged on social media of the song being relayed in the stadium.
# 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.
# Twelfth of July
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.
# No parades
'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.
# Covid-19
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.
# sash off
Orange Order cancels Twelfth of July parades because of Covid-19
Grand Master Edward Stevenson said “the Orange family has already lost members”.
# the twelfth
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.
# Brexit
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.
# Disorder
Shots fired at police officers in Derry as violence flares before Orange marches
Petrol bombs were also thrown at police.
# Building Bridges
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’.
# put his foot in it
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
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 asks Protestants not to use the term 'RIP'
The Orange Standard published an article calling the term “unbiblical” and “un-Protestant”.
# Marching Season
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?
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.
# 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.
# Twelfth of July
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.
# Your Say
Poll: Should the 'Love Ulster' march go ahead in Dublin?
Do they have a right to march or is is too dangerous?
# Donegal
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
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.
# some men just want to watch the world burn
'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 you glad
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.
# the twelfth
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.
# newsfix
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.
# the twelfth
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.
# tensions
Condemnation after lynched figure depicting Gerry Adams placed on loyalist bonfire
Gerry Adams has condemned the figure’s appearance as “deeply offensive”.
# the twelfth
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.
# Northern Ireland
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
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
Teenager due in court over 'smashed' Orange memorial
A number of wreaths were also damaged at an Orange Hall on Friday night.
# Northern Ireland
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.
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.