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Disturbances in Belfast and Londonderry on Eleventh Night

Firefighters have been attacked, petrol bombs thrown and cars set alight during disturbances across Northern Ireland. Most of the trouble was centred on Londonderry, east Belfast and parts of County Down as traditional Eleventh Night…

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Eleventh Night bonfires: culture and controversy

Traditionally, bonfires are lit in many loyalist areas of Northern Ireland on the “Eleventh Night” – on the eve of the Twelfth of July. They celebrate William of Orange’s victory over King James II at…


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