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Royal Black Institution marches in Lisburn, Ballymena, Portadown, Loughgall and Castlederg - Queen hailed in 90th year on final day of parade season

By Staff Reporter

Published 29/08/2016

Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016
City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown.
Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016 City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown. Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Pictured is Ethan Burke aged 3. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Pictured is Ethan Burke aged 3. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Pictured is Ethan Burke aged 3. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Pictured is Ethan Burke aged 3. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Pictured is Ethan Burke aged 3. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/08/2016 The Royal Black Preceptory parade in Castlederg Co Tyrone this afternoon. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016 City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown. Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016 City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown. Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016 City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown. Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016 City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown. Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016 City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown. Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016 City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown. Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016 City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown. Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016 City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown. Belfast Lord Mayor, Brian Kingston Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016 City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown. Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016 City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown. Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016 City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown. Belfast Lord Mayor, Brian Kingston Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016 City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown. Belfast Lord Mayor, Brian Kingston Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016 City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown. Belfast Lord Mayor, Brian Kingston Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016 City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown. Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016 City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown. Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016 City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown. Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016 City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown. Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016 City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown. Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016 City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown. Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016 City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown. Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016 City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown. Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016 City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown. Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016 City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown. Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016 City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown. Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016 City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown. Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 27th August 2016 City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter parade in Portadown. Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye
Derry no1-27/8/2016-Trevor McBride picture© protestors at the Foyle Pride Festival Parade and Fun Day in Derry-SAT
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 27-8-16 Royal Black Institution Parade - City of Belfast Grand Black Chapter Today's Royal Black Institution Parade in Portadown. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 27th August 2016 Royal Black Institution Co. Down district parade in Lisburn. Left to right. Deputy Master with Kircubbin 1160 Lodge Alfie Reid and fellow lodge member Bobby Fisher pictured in the field before the parade starts. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 27th August 2016 Royal Black Institution Co. Down district parade in Lisburn. The parade makes its way through the city. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 27th August 2016 Royal Black Institution Co. Down district parade in Lisburn. Bobby Fisher from Kircubbin 1160 Lodge pictured relaxing in the field before the parade starts. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 27th August 2016 Royal Black Institution Co. Down district parade in Lisburn. The parade makes its way through the city. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 27th August 2016 Royal Black Institution Co. Down district parade in Lisburn. The parade makes its way through the city. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 27th August 2016 Royal Black Institution Co. Down district parade in Lisburn. The parade makes its way through the city. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 27th August 2016 Royal Black Institution Co. Down district parade in Lisburn. The parade makes its way through the city. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 27th August 2016 Royal Black Institution Co. Down district parade in Lisburn. The parade makes its way through the city. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 27th August 2016 Royal Black Institution Co. Down district parade in Lisburn. The parade makes its way through the city. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 27th August 2016 Royal Black Institution Co. Down district parade in Lisburn. The parade makes its way through the city. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 27th August 2016 Royal Black Institution Co. Down district parade in Lisburn. The parade makes its way through the city. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Royal Black Institution Co. Down district parade in Lisburn. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 27th August 2016 Royal Black Institution Co. Down district parade in Lisburn. The parade makes its way from Wallace Park at the start of the parade. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 27th August 2016 Royal Black Institution Co. Down district parade in Lisburn. The parade makes its way from Wallace Park at the start of the parade. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 27th August 2016 Royal Black Institution Co. Down district parade in Lisburn. Bobby Fisher from Kircubbin 1160 Lodge pictured relaxing in the field before the parade starts. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 27th August 2016 Royal Black Institution Co. Down district parade in Lisburn. Left to right. Geoffrey Mitchell from Newry District and Paul Shaw from Bangor District pictured in the field before the parade starts. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 27th August 2016 Royal Black Institution Co. Down district parade in Lisburn. Left to right. Geoffrey Mitchell from Newry District and Paul Shaw from Bangor District pictured in the field before the parade starts. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Northern Ireland- 23rd February 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. 30th anniversary parade for IRA members Henry Hogan and Declan Martin in Dunloy who were shot dead by the British Army in the Co. Antrim village in 1984. Sinn Fein Ballymoney councillor Philip McGuigan speaks at the parade.
Pipe Major David Hawthorne (left) and his identical twins Faith and Grace pictured with Whitewater Pipe Band on a parade through the crowded streets of Portrush, following the North West Pipe Band Championships at Portrush on Saturday 20th August.
Battlehill Pipe Band and Drum Majors pictured on parade through the crowded streets of Portrush following the North West Pipe Band Championships on Saturday 20th August.
Marlacoo and District Pipe Band pictured on parade through the crowded streets of Portrush following the North West Pipe Band Championships on Saturday 20th August.
Aughintober Pipe Band pictured on parade through the crowded streets of Portrush following the North West Pipe Band Championships at Portrush on Saturday 20th August.
Gilnahirk Pipe Band pictured on parade through the crowded streets of Portrush following the North West Pipe Band Championships on Saturday 20th August.
The PSNI Pipe Band pictured on parade through the crowded streets of Portrush following the North West Pipe Band Championships on Saturday 20th August.
Aughintober Pipe Band pictured on parade through the crowded streets of Portrush following the North West Pipe Band Championships at Portrush on Saturday 20th August.
Gilnahirk Pipe Band pictured on parade through the crowded streets of Portrush following the North West Pipe Band Championships on Saturday 20th August.
The PSNI Pipe Band pictured on parade through the crowded streets of Portrush following the North West Pipe Band Championships on Saturday 20th August.

The head of the Royal Black Institution looked back on "a wonderful year" for the Queen as she celebrated her 90th birthday.

An estimated 17,000 'Blackmen' brought the parade season to a close on the traditional last Saturday at demonstrations across six locations.

In all, some 360 preceptories, most accompanied by bands, stepped out in Lisburn, Ballymena, Portadown, Loughgall, Castlederg and Raphoe in Co Donegal.

Millar Farr, sovereign grand master, said: "This has been a wonderful year for Her Majesty as it has been for us, her loyal subjects. She celebrated her 90th birthday with parties and other events taking place throughout the nation.

"In this nation we are privileged to have such a wonderful monarch, one who is loved and respected by all. The celebrations which took place gave us the opportunity to show our love and admiration for Her Majesty and the royal family, who give so much in the service of our nation."

Mr Farr also paid tribute to those who fought and died at the Battle of the Somme 100 years ago as he spoke in Loughgall.

"We should remember with pride those who made the supreme sacrifice and that all of us have an obligation to ensure, in so far as it is possible, such an event never occurs again," he said.

"War costs lives and that price is paid by our armed forces; to them and their families we owe a debt which can never be repaid."

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