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# the-twelfth - Monday 12 July, 2021

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

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

Updated Jul 12th 2021, 12:45 PM 46,448 Views 45 Comments

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

# the-twelfth - Saturday 13 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 13th 2019, 7:45 AM 15,600 Views 101 Comments

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

# the-twelfth - 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.

# the-twelfth - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 12th 2017, 7:24 PM 42,297 Views 112 Comments

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

Two fire crews attacked while responding to bonfire incidents in the North
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# The Twelfth

Two fire crews attacked while responding to bonfire incidents in the North

Jul 12th 2017, 7:40 AM 19,763 Views 62 Comments

The fire service responded to around 40 bonfire-related incidents last night.

# the-twelfth - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 11th 2017, 8:52 AM 23,581 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.

# the-twelfth - 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 14,662 Views 134 Comments

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

# the-twelfth - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Unionists condemn 'evil' Swastika flown near Loyalist bonfire
# Marching Season
# Marching Season

Unionists condemn 'evil' Swastika flown near Loyalist bonfire

Jul 8th 2015, 10:16 PM 19,968 Views 95 Comments

The incident came one day after graffiti threatening to “crucify” Catholics in Belfast.

# the-twelfth - Monday 14 July, 2014

Police investigating after "Kill All Taigs" facepainted on five-year-old goes viral
# Sectarianism
# Sectarianism

Police investigating after "Kill All Taigs" facepainted on five-year-old goes viral

Jul 14th 2014, 2:14 PM 79,169 Views 197 Comments

The incident has been described as “utterly depressing and shocking”.

# the-twelfth - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Police pleased with "quiet and peaceful" 12 July parades
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Police pleased with "quiet and peaceful" 12 July parades

Jul 13th 2014, 10:57 AM 11,531 Views 101 Comments

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

# the-twelfth - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Ardoyne 12 July march passes off peacefully
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# 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.

# the-twelfth - Friday 11 July, 2014

The Orange Order distances itself from potential disruption tomorrow
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The Orange Order distances itself from potential disruption tomorrow

Jul 11th 2014, 11:42 AM 6,993 Views 46 Comments

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

# the-twelfth - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Unionists demand removal of Sinn Féin posters from bonfires
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# The Twelfth

Unionists demand removal of Sinn Féin posters from bonfires

Jul 8th 2014, 10:07 AM 19,585 Views 98 Comments

Sinn Féin say that the burning of their posters is a “hate crime”.

# the-twelfth - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Hopes of getting through marching season 'without public disorder on our streets'
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Hopes of getting through marching season 'without public disorder on our streets'

Jul 6th 2014, 2:59 PM 8,856 Views 93 Comments

Unionist parties walked out of Stormont over a decision on a contentious parade route earlier this week.