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Belfast riots: 20 PSNI officers injured as violence erupts in Ardoyne after Orange parade

Trouble flares in belfast's Ardoyne. July 12 2012 N. Police  used water cannon on rioters in the Catholic area of Belfast a short time after a token group of Orange marchers passed by.
Trouble flares in belfast's Ardoyne. July 12 2012 N. Police used water cannon on rioters in the Catholic area of Belfast a short time after a token group of Orange marchers passed by.
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDArdoyne Northern Ireland. Police have used water cannon on rioters in the Catholic Ardoyne area of Belfast a short time after a token group of Orange marchers passed by.A small crowd of rioters has pushed a burning car towards police lines at Brompton Park. A water cannon was used several times to drive back a small group of people throwing stones and other missiles
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDArdoyne Northern Ireland. Police have used water cannon on rioters in the Catholic Ardoyne area of Belfast a short time after a token group of Orange marchers passed by.A small crowd of rioters has pushed a burning car towards police lines at Brompton Park. A water cannon was used several times to drive back a small group of people throwing stones and other missiles
Nationalists protesters in Ardoyne following an Orange Order parade in North Belfast. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 12, 2012. Four police officers have been injured during significant disorder following an Orange Order parade in North Belfast. See PA story ULSTER Orange. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Protesters clash with police in Ardoyne following an Orange Order parade in North Belfast. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 12, 2012. Four police officers have been injured during significant disorder following an Orange Order parade in North Belfast. See PA story ULSTER Orange. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Protesters clash with police in Ardoyne following an Orange Order parade in North Belfast. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 12, 2012. Four police officers have been injured during significant disorder following an Orange Order parade in North Belfast. See PA story ULSTER Orange. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Protesters clash with police in Ardoyne following an Orange Order parade in North Belfast. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 12, 2012. Four police officers have been injured during significant disorder following an Orange Order parade in North Belfast. See PA story ULSTER Orange. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDArdoyne Northern Ireland. Police have used water cannon on rioters in the Catholic Ardoyne area of Belfast a short time after a token group of Orange marchers passed by.A small crowd of rioters has pushed a burning car towards police lines at Brompton Park. A water cannon was used several times to drive back a small group of people throwing stones and other missiles
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDArdoyne Northern Ireland. Police have used water cannon on rioters in the Catholic Ardoyne area of Belfast a short time after a token group of Orange marchers passed by.A small crowd of rioters has pushed a burning car towards police lines at Brompton Park. A water cannon was used several times to drive back a small group of people throwing stones and other missiles
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDArdoyne Northern Ireland. Police have used water cannon on rioters in the Catholic Ardoyne area of Belfast a short time after a token group of Orange marchers passed by.A small crowd of rioters has pushed a burning car towards police lines at Brompton Park. A water cannon was used several times to drive back a small group of people throwing stones and other missiles
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDArdoyne Northern Ireland. Police have used water cannon on rioters in the Catholic Ardoyne area of Belfast a short time after a token group of Orange marchers passed by.A small crowd of rioters has pushed a burning car towards police lines at Brompton Park. A water cannon was used several times to drive back a small group of people throwing stones and other missiles
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDArdoyne Northern Ireland. Police have used water cannon on rioters in the Catholic Ardoyne area of Belfast a short time after a token group of Orange marchers passed by.A small crowd of rioters has pushed a burning car towards police lines at Brompton Park. A water cannon was used several times to drive back a small group of people throwing stones and other missiles
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDArdoyne Northern Ireland. Police have used water cannon on rioters in the Catholic Ardoyne area of Belfast a short time after a token group of Orange marchers passed by.A small crowd of rioters has pushed a burning car towards police lines at Brompton Park. A water cannon was used several times to drive back a small group of people throwing stones and other missiles
PAUL MCCAMBRIDGE PHOTOGRAPHY-12th JULY 2012Picture By Paul McCambridgeYouths clash with police after an Orange Order parade walked past the Nationalist Ardoyne area in North Belfast after their annual 12th July demonstrations in Belfast.
PAUL MCCAMBRIDGE PHOTOGRAPHY-12th JULY 2012Picture By Paul McCambridgeYouths clash with police after an Orange Order parade walked past the Nationalist Ardoyne area in North Belfast after their annual 12th July demonstrations in Belfast.
PAUL MCCAMBRIDGE PHOTOGRAPHY-12th JULY 2012Picture By Paul McCambridgeYouths clash with police after an Orange Order parade walked past the Nationalist Ardoyne area in North Belfast after their annual 12th July demonstrations in Belfast.
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDArdoyne Northern Ireland. Police have used water cannon on rioters in the Catholic Ardoyne area of Belfast a short time after a token group of Orange marchers passed by.A small crowd of rioters has pushed a burning car towards police lines at Brompton Park. A water cannon was used several times to drive back a small group of people throwing stones and other missiles
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDArdoyne Northern Ireland. Police have used water cannon on rioters in the Catholic Ardoyne area of Belfast a short time after a token group of Orange marchers passed by.A small crowd of rioters has pushed a burning car towards police lines at Brompton Park. A water cannon was used several times to drive back a small group of people throwing stones and other missiles
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDArdoyne Northern Ireland. Police have used water cannon on rioters in the Catholic Ardoyne area of Belfast a short time after a token group of Orange marchers passed by.A small crowd of rioters has pushed a burning car towards police lines at Brompton Park. A water cannon was used several times to drive back a small group of people throwing stones and other missiles
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDArdoyne Northern Ireland. Police have used water cannon on rioters in the Catholic Ardoyne area of Belfast a short time after a token group of Orange marchers passed by.A small crowd of rioters has pushed a burning car towards police lines at Brompton Park. A water cannon was used several times to drive back a small group of people throwing stones and other missiles. Orange men walking past a group of loyalists in Ardoyne at 4PM yesterday
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDArdoyne Northern Ireland. Police have used water cannon on rioters in the Catholic Ardoyne area of Belfast a short time after a token group of Orange marchers passed by.A small crowd of rioters has pushed a burning car towards police lines at Brompton Park. A water cannon was used several times to drive back a small group of people throwing stones and other missiles. Orange men walking past a group of loyalists in Ardoyne at 4PM yesterday
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDArdoyne Northern Ireland. Police have used water cannon on rioters in the Catholic Ardoyne area of Belfast a short time after a token group of Orange marchers passed by.A small crowd of rioters has pushed a burning car towards police lines at Brompton Park. A water cannon was used several times to drive back a small group of people throwing stones and other missiles. Orange men walking past a group of loyalists in Ardoyne at 4PM yesterday
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDArdoyne Northern Ireland. Police have used water cannon on rioters in the Catholic Ardoyne area of Belfast a short time after a token group of Orange marchers passed by.A small crowd of rioters has pushed a burning car towards police lines at Brompton Park. A water cannon was used several times to drive back a small group of people throwing stones and other missiles. Orange men walking past a group of loyalists in Ardoyne at 4PM yesterday
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDArdoyne Northern Ireland. Police have used water cannon on rioters in the Catholic Ardoyne area of Belfast a short time after a token group of Orange marchers passed by.A small crowd of rioters has pushed a burning car towards police lines at Brompton Park. A water cannon was used several times to drive back a small group of people throwing stones and other missiles. Orange men walking past a group of loyalists in Ardoyne at 4PM yesterday
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDArdoyne Northern Ireland. Police have used water cannon on rioters in the Catholic Ardoyne area of Belfast a short time after a token group of Orange marchers passed by.A small crowd of rioters has pushed a burning car towards police lines at Brompton Park. A water cannon was used several times to drive back a small group of people throwing stones and other missiles. Orange men walking past a group of loyalists in Ardoyne at 4PM yesterday
KEVIN MCAULEY PHOTOGRAPHY MULTIMEDIA 12TH jULY 2012 Ardoyne Northern Ireland. Police have used water cannon on rioters in the Catholic Ardoyne area of Belfast a short time after a token group of Orange marchers passed by.A small crowd of rioters has pushed a burning car towards police lines at Brompton Park. A water cannon was used several times to drive back a small group of people throwing stones and other missiles. PICTURE STEVEN MCAULEY/KEVIN MCAULEY PHOTOGRAPHY MULTIMEDIA
KEVIN MCAULEY PHOTOGRAPHY MULTIMEDIA 12TH jULY 2012 Ardoyne Northern Ireland. Police have used water cannon on rioters in the Catholic Ardoyne area of Belfast a short time after a token group of Orange marchers passed by.A small crowd of rioters has pushed a burning car towards police lines at Brompton Park. A water cannon was used several times to drive back a small group of people throwing stones and other missiles. PICTURE STEVEN MCAULEY/KEVIN MCAULEY PHOTOGRAPHY MULTIMEDIA
KEVIN MCAULEY PHOTOGRAPHY MULTIMEDIA 12TH jULY 2012 Ardoyne Northern Ireland. Police have used water cannon on rioters in the Catholic Ardoyne area of Belfast a short time after a token group of Orange marchers passed by.A small crowd of rioters has pushed a burning car towards police lines at Brompton Park. A water cannon was used several times to drive back a small group of people throwing stones and other missiles. PICTURE STEVEN MCAULEY/KEVIN MCAULEY PHOTOGRAPHY MULTIMEDIA
Press Eye - Belfast Northern Ireland - Thursday 12th July 2012 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.National youths clash with police after members of the Orange Order march close to Nationalist Ardoyne in North Belfast after returning home from the annual 12th July celebrations in Belfast.
Press Eye - Belfast Northern Ireland - Thursday 12th July 2012 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.National youths clash with police after members of the Orange Order march close to Nationalist Ardoyne in North Belfast after returning home from the annual 12th July celebrations in Belfast.
Press Eye - Belfast Northern Ireland - Thursday 12th July 2012 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.National youths clash with police after members of the Orange Order march close to Nationalist Ardoyne in North Belfast after returning home from the annual 12th July celebrations in Belfast.
Press Eye - Belfast Northern Ireland - Thursday 12th July 2012 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.National youths clash with police after members of the Orange Order march close to Nationalist Ardoyne in North Belfast after returning home from the annual 12th July celebrations in Belfast.
Press Eye - Belfast Northern Ireland - Thursday 12th July 2012 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.National youths clash with police after members of the Orange Order march close to Nationalist Ardoyne in North Belfast after returning home from the annual 12th July celebrations in Belfast.
Press Eye - Belfast Northern Ireland - Thursday 12th July 2012 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.National youths clash with police after members of the Orange Order march close to Nationalist Ardoyne in North Belfast after returning home from the annual 12th July celebrations in Belfast.
Press Eye - Belfast Northern Ireland - Thursday 12th July 2012 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.Members of the Orange Order march close to Nationalist Ardoyne in North Belfast after returning home from the annual 12th July celebrations in Belfast.
Press Eye - Belfast Northern Ireland - Thursday 12th July 2012 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.Members of the Orange Order march close to Nationalist Ardoyne in North Belfast after returning home from the annual 12th July celebrations in Belfast.
Press Eye - Belfast Northern Ireland - Thursday 12th July 2012 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.Members of the Orange Order march close to Nationalist Ardoyne in North Belfast after returning home from the annual 12th July celebrations in Belfast.
Press Eye - Belfast Northern Ireland - Thursday 12th July 2012 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.Members of the Orange Order march close to Nationalist Ardoyne in North Belfast after returning home from the annual 12th July celebrations in Belfast.
Press Eye - Belfast Northern Ireland - Thursday 12th July 2012 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.National youths clash with police after members of the Orange Order march close to Nationalist Ardoyne in North Belfast after returning home from the annual 12th July celebrations in Belfast.
Press Eye - Belfast Northern Ireland - Thursday 12th July 2012 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.National youths clash with police after members of the Orange Order march close to Nationalist Ardoyne in North Belfast after returning home from the annual 12th July celebrations in Belfast.
Press Eye - Belfast Northern Ireland - Thursday 12th July 2012 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.National youths clash with police after members of the Orange Order march close to Nationalist Ardoyne in North Belfast after returning home from the annual 12th July celebrations in Belfast.
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 12th July 2012 - Mandatory Credit - Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comA young male is arrested as trouble following an Orange Order parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast which is considered a flash point due to the ongoing tensions between both communities over the parade. A Nationalist parade makes its way down the Crumlin Road past the Ardoyne shops and loyalist protesters.
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 12th July 2012 - Mandatory Credit - Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comTrouble following an Orange Order parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast which is considered a flash point due to the ongoing tensions between both communities over the parade. A Nationalist parade makes its way down the Crumlin Road past the Ardoyne shops and loyalist protesters.
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 12th July 2012 - Mandatory Credit - Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comTrouble following an Orange Order parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast which is considered a flash point due to the ongoing tensions between both communities over the parade. A Nationalist parade makes its way down the Crumlin Road past the Ardoyne shops and loyalist protesters.
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 12th July 2012 - Mandatory Credit - Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comTrouble following an Orange Order parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast which is considered a flash point due to the ongoing tensions between both communities over the parade. A Nationalist parade makes its way down the Crumlin Road past the Ardoyne shops and loyalist protesters.
Press Eye - Belfast Northern Ireland - Thursday 12th July 2012 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.Members of the Orange Order march close to Nationalist Ardoyne in North Belfast after returning home from the annual 12th July celebrations in Belfast.
Press Eye - Belfast Northern Ireland - Thursday 12th July 2012 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.Members of the Orange Order march close to Nationalist Ardoyne in North Belfast after returning home from the annual 12th July celebrations in Belfast.
Press Eye - Belfast Northern Ireland - Thursday 12th July 2012 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.Members of the Orange Order march close to Nationalist Ardoyne in North Belfast after returning home from the annual 12th July celebrations in Belfast.
Press Eye - Belfast Northern Ireland - Thursday 12th July 2012 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.Members of the Orange Order march close to Nationalist Ardoyne in North Belfast after returning home from the annual 12th July celebrations in Belfast.
Press Eye - Belfast Northern Ireland - Thursday 12th July 2012 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.National youths clash with police after members of the Orange Order march close to Nationalist Ardoyne in North Belfast after returning home from the annual 12th July celebrations in Belfast.
Press Eye - Belfast Northern Ireland - Thursday 12th July 2012 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.National youths clash with police after members of the Orange Order march close to Nationalist Ardoyne in North Belfast after returning home from the annual 12th July celebrations in Belfast.
Press Eye - Belfast Northern Ireland - Thursday 12th July 2012 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.National youths clash with police after members of the Orange Order march close to Nationalist Ardoyne in North Belfast after returning home from the annual 12th July celebrations in Belfast.
Press Eye - Belfast Northern Ireland - Thursday 12th July 2012 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.National youths clash with police after members of the Orange Order march close to Nationalist Ardoyne in North Belfast after returning home from the annual 12th July celebrations in Belfast.
Press Eye - Belfast Northern Ireland - Thursday 12th July 2012 - Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.National youths clash with police after members of the Orange Order march close to Nationalist Ardoyne in North Belfast after returning home from the annual 12th July celebrations in Belfast.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Trouble following an Orange Order parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast which is considered a flash point due to the ongoing tensions between both communities over the parade. The Orange Order parade makes its way past the Ardoyne Shops flanked by police.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Trouble following an Orange Order parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast which is considered a flash point due to the ongoing tensions between both communities over the parade. Nationalist youths pictured attacking the PSNI.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Trouble following an Orange Order parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast which is considered a flash point due to the ongoing tensions between both communities over the parade. A Nationalist parade makes its way down the Crumlin Road past the Ardoyne shops and loyalist protesters.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Trouble following an Orange Order parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast which is considered a flash point due to the ongoing tensions between both communities over the parade. A Nationalist parade makes its way down the Crumlin Road past the Ardoyne shops and loyalist protesters.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Trouble following an Orange Order parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast which is considered a flash point due to the ongoing tensions between both communities over the parade. A Nationalist parade makes its way down the Crumlin Road past the Ardoyne shops and loyalist protesters.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Annual 12th July celebrations and Orange Order parades take place in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The day commemorates the victory of William of Orange over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Nationalists are held back by PSNI officers after Orange men and bands make their way past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast which is considered a flash point due to the ongoing tensions between both communities over the parade.
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 12th July 2012 - Mandatory Credit - Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comTrouble following an Orange Order parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast which is considered a flash point due to the ongoing tensions between both communities over the parade. A Nationalist parade makes its way down the Crumlin Road past the Ardoyne shops and loyalist protesters.
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 12th July 2012 - Mandatory Credit - Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comTrouble following an Orange Order parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast which is considered a flash point due to the ongoing tensions between both communities over the parade. A Nationalist parade makes its way down the Crumlin Road past the Ardoyne shops and loyalist protesters.
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 12th July 2012 - Mandatory Credit - Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comA young male is arrested as trouble following an Orange Order parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast which is considered a flash point due to the ongoing tensions between both communities over the parade. A Nationalist parade makes its way down the Crumlin Road past the Ardoyne shops and loyalist protesters.
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 12th July 2012 - Mandatory Credit - Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comTrouble following an Orange Order parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast which is considered a flash point due to the ongoing tensions between both communities over the parade. A Nationalist parade makes its way down the Crumlin Road past the Ardoyne shops and loyalist protesters.
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 12th July 2012 - Mandatory Credit - Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comTrouble following an Orange Order parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast which is considered a flash point due to the ongoing tensions between both communities over the parade. A Nationalist parade makes its way down the Crumlin Road past the Ardoyne shops and loyalist protesters.
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 12th July 2012 - Mandatory Credit - Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comA young male is arrested as trouble following an Orange Order parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast which is considered a flash point due to the ongoing tensions between both communities over the parade. A Nationalist parade makes its way down the Crumlin Road past the Ardoyne shops and loyalist protesters.
A car is set on fire by nationalist protesters in Ardoyne in north Belfast after an earlier Orange parade returned back past shops in the area. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 12, 2012. See PA story ULSTER Orange. Photo credit should read: Paul Faith/PA Wire
A car is attacked by nationalist protesters in Ardoyne in north Belfast after an earlier Orange parade returned back past shops in the area. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 12, 2012. See PA story ULSTER Orange. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Orange Order bandsmen on the march in Belfast, as the 12th of July celebrations get underway, with Belfast hosting one of the largest parades. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 12, 2012. See PA story ULSTER Orange. Photo credit should read: Paul Faith/PA Wire
Nationalist protestors scuffle with police as three Ligoniel Lodges make their way past the Nationalist Ardoyne shops in north Belfast. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 12, 2012. Scuffles broke out as the contentious parade passed through North Belfast today. Nationalist protesters clashed with police after Orange Order marches had proceeded by the Ardoyne shops interface peacefully. Punches were thrown but the area is now quiet. See PA story ULSTER Orange. Photo credit should read: Paul Faith/PA Wire
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Trouble following an Orange Order parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast which is considered a flash point due to the ongoing tensions between both communities over the parade. A Nationalist rioter is arrested by the PSNI following trouble with the police.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Trouble following an Orange Order parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast which is considered a flash point due to the ongoing tensions between both communities over the parade. A Nationalist parade makes its way down the Crumlin Road past the Ardoyne shops and loyalist protesters.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Trouble following an Orange Order parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast which is considered a flash point due to the ongoing tensions between both communities over the parade. A Nationalist parade makes its way down the Crumlin Road past the Ardoyne shops and loyalist protesters.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Trouble following an Orange Order parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast which is considered a flash point due to the ongoing tensions between both communities over the parade. A Nationalist parade makes its way down the Crumlin Road past the Ardoyne shops and loyalist protesters.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Trouble following an Orange Order parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast which is considered a flash point due to the ongoing tensions between both communities over the parade. The Orange Order parade makes its way past the Ardoyne Shops flanked by police.
Protesters clash with police in Ardoyne following an Orange Order parade in North Belfast. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 12, 2012. Four police officers have been injured during significant disorder following an Orange Order parade in North Belfast. See PA story ULSTER Orange. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Nationalists and Loyalists protesters front each other in Ardoyne following an Orange Order parade in North Belfast. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 12, 2012. Four police officers have been injured during significant disorder following an Orange Order parade in North Belfast. See PA story ULSTER Orange. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Protesters clash with police in Ardoyne following an Orange Order parade in North Belfast. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 12, 2012. Four police officers have been injured during significant disorder following an Orange Order parade in North Belfast. See PA story ULSTER Orange. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Protesters clash with police in Ardoyne following an Orange Order parade in North Belfast. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 12, 2012. Four police officers have been injured during significant disorder following an Orange Order parade in North Belfast. See PA story ULSTER Orange. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Protesters clash with police in Ardoyne following an Orange Order parade in North Belfast. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 12, 2012. Four police officers have been injured during significant disorder following an Orange Order parade in North Belfast. See PA story ULSTER Orange. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Nationalist protesters clash with police in Ardoyne in north Belfast after an earlier Orange parade returned back past shops in the area. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 12, 2012. See PA story ULSTER Orange. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire
A group of Orange marchers passes through the Catholic area, in Ardoyne in north Belfast on their annual 12th of July celebration march. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 12, 2012. See PA story ULSTER Orange. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Nationalist protesters clash with police in Ardoyne in north Belfast after an earlier Orange parade returned back past shops in the area. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 12, 2012. See PA story ULSTER Orange. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire
A car is attacked by nationalist protesters in Ardoyne in north Belfast after an earlier Orange parade returned back past shops in the area. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 12, 2012. See PA story ULSTER Orange. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire
A car is set on fire by nationalist protesters in Ardoyne in north Belfast after an earlier Orange parade returned back past shops in the area. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 12, 2012. See PA story ULSTER Orange. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Nationalist protesters face the police in Ardoyne in north Belfast after an earlier Orange parade returned back past shops in the area. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 12, 2012. See PA story ULSTER Orange. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Police officers take a moments rest on a fire damaged mattress in the Catholic area, in Ardoyne in north Belfast, following a march by Orange men on their annual 12th of July celebrations. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 12, 2012. See PA story ULSTER Orange. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Nationalist protesters clash with police in Ardoyne in north Belfast after an earlier Orange parade returned back past shops in the area. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 12, 2012. See PA story ULSTER Orange. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Nationalist protesters clash with police in Ardoyne in north Belfast after an earlier Orange parade returned back past shops in the area. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 12, 2012. See PA story ULSTER Orange. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Nationalist protestors scuffle with police as three Ligoniel Lodges make their way past the Nationalist Ardoyne shops in north Belfast. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 12, 2012. Scuffles broke out as the contentious parade passed through North Belfast today. Nationalist protesters clashed with police after Orange Order marches had proceeded by the Ardoyne shops interface peacefully. Punches were thrown but the area is now quiet. See PA story ULSTER Orange. Photo credit should read: Paul Faith/PA Wire
Broxborough Loyalists Flute Band lead Corcreaney LOL 91 through Lurgan on their way to the field at Keady. RicPics. 12/7/12.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Annual 12th July celebrations and Orange Order parades take place in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The day commemorates the victory of William of Orange over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. The main parade makes its way up the Lisburn Road in south Belfast.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Annual 12th July celebrations and Orange Order parades take place in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The day commemorates the victory of William of Orange over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. The main parade makes its way up the Lisburn Road in south Belfast.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Annual 12th July celebrations and Orange Order parades take place in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The day commemorates the victory of William of Orange over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. The main parade makes its way up the Lisburn Road in south Belfast.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Annual 12th July celebrations and Orange Order parades take place in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The day commemorates the victory of William of Orange over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. The main parade makes its way up the Lisburn Road in south Belfast.
Boyne Star LOL 63 on parade through Lurgan during the Twelfth
Two bretheren from LOL 120 on the march through Lurgan. RicPics. 12/7/12.
Robert Russell (right) beats out a steady rythm on the Lambeg drum during the glorious Twelfth parade through Lurgan. RicPics. 12/7/12.
Lindsey Wells (left) and Naomi Little, colour party members of Upper Bann Fusiliers Flute Band wait for the Lurgan Twelfth parade to start.RicPics. 12/7/12.
Bretheren of Britannia LOL 24 march through Lurgan on their way to the field at Keady. RicPics. 12/7/12.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Annual 12th July celebrations and Orange Order parades take place in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The day commemorates the victory of William of Orange over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Glasgow Orange Defenders Flute Band makes it way through Belfast City Centre.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Annual 12th July celebrations and Orange Order parades take place in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The day commemorates the victory of William of Orange over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Glasgow Orange Defenders Flute Band makes it way through Belfast City Centre.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Annual 12th July celebrations and Orange Order parades take place in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The day commemorates the victory of William of Orange over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Orange men wait to join the main parade on Royal Avenue as it makes its way through Belfast City Centre.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Annual 12th July celebrations and Orange Order parades take place in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The day commemorates the victory of William of Orange over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Orange women pictured on Royal Avenue as the main parade makes its way through Belfast City Centre.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Annual 12th July celebrations and Orange Order parades take place in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The day commemorates the victory of William of Orange over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. A young bands man from the Pride of Ardoyne Flute Band pictured on Royal Avenue as the parade makes its way through Belfast City Centre.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Annual 12th July celebrations and Orange Order parades take place in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The day commemorates the victory of William of Orange over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. A bands man from the Pride of Ardoyne Flute Band pictured on Royal Avenue as the parade makes its way through Belfast City Centre.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Annual 12th July celebrations and Orange Order parades take place in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The day commemorates the victory of William of Orange over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. A bands woman pictured on Royal Avenue as the parade makes its way through Belfast City Centre.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Annual 12th July celebrations and Orange Order parades take place in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The day commemorates the victory of William of Orange over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. An Orange woman pictured on Royal Avenue as the parade makes its way through Belfast City Centre.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Annual 12th July celebrations and Orange Order parades take place in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The day commemorates the victory of William of Orange over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. A young bands man from the Pride of Ardoyne Flute Band pictured on Royal Avenue as the parade makes its way through Belfast City Centre.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Annual 12th July celebrations and Orange Order parades take place in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The day commemorates the victory of William of Orange over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. The main parade makes its way up the Lisburn Road in south Belfast.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Annual 12th July celebrations and Orange Order parades take place in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The day commemorates the victory of William of Orange over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. The main parade makes its way up the Lisburn Road in south Belfast.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Annual 12th July celebrations and Orange Order parades take place in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The day commemorates the victory of William of Orange over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. The main parade makes its way up the Lisburn Road in south Belfast.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Annual 12th July celebrations and Orange Order parades take place in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The day commemorates the victory of William of Orange over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. The main parade makes its way up the Lisburn Road in south Belfast.
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 12th July 2012 - Mandatory Credit - Picture by Jonathan Porter/presseye.comThe Belfast parade to mark the 322nd anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne makes its way through the City centre on its way to a wreath laying ceremony will take place at the Cenotaph in the grounds of the City Hall.
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 12th July 2012 - Mandatory Credit - Picture by Jonathan Porter/presseye.comThe Belfast parade to mark the 322nd anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne makes its way through the City centre on its way to a wreath laying ceremony will take place at the Cenotaph in the grounds of the City Hall.
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 12th July 2012 - Mandatory Credit - Picture by Jonathan Porter/presseye.comThe Belfast parade to mark the 322nd anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne makes its way through the City centre on its way to a wreath laying ceremony will take place at the Cenotaph in the grounds of the City Hall.
The DUP's Nigel Dodds pictured along with other Orange men and bands in 2012 as they make their way past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Annual 12th July celebrations and Orange Order parades take place in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The day commemorates the victory of William of Orange over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Left to right. Aimee O'Neill(6) her sister Mollie(8) and Cara Gyle(4) from Belfast pictured at Carlisle Circus as the main parade heads off.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Annual 12th July celebrations and Orange Order parades take place in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The day commemorates the victory of William of Orange over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Jay Crawford(4) from Belfast pictured at Carlisle Circus as the main parade heads off.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Annual 12th July celebrations and Orange Order parades take place in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The day commemorates the victory of William of Orange over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Left to right. Wayne Scott(5), Tanesha Coulter(3), Megan Muir(8) and Tiana McKeown(4) from Belfast pictured at Carlisle Circus as the main parade heads off.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Annual 12th July celebrations and Orange Order parades take place in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The day commemorates the victory of William of Orange over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Left to right. Kevin Cahill, Alan Macintosh,Lord Laird, Ken Latimar and David Dalzell from Royal York LOL145 which was formed in 1795 and is one of the oldest lodges in Belfast pictured at Carlisle Circus as the main parade heads off.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Annual 12th July celebrations and Orange Order parades take place in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The day commemorates the victory of William of Orange over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Left to right. Stephanie Moore, Hazel Bunting and Karen Gillen from Newtownabbey pictured on the Lisburn Road in south Belfast as the parade makes its way to the field.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Annual 12th July celebrations and Orange Order parades take place in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The day commemorates the victory of William of Orange over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Left to right. Iris Hagan(13), Taylor Rainey(11) and Tina Haggan(15) pictured at Carlisle Circus as the main parade heads off.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Annual 12th July celebrations and Orange Order parades take place in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The day commemorates the victory of William of Orange over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Lord Laird pictured with fellow Orange men from Royal York LOL145 which was formed in 1795 and is one of the oldest lodges in Belfast pictured at Carlisle Circus as the main parade heads off.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Annual 12th July celebrations and Orange Order parades take place in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The day commemorates the victory of William of Orange over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Orange men make their way through the Shankill estate in west Belfast before the main parade heads off.
Northern Ireland- 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Annual 12th July celebrations and Orange Order parades take place in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The day commemorates the victory of William of Orange over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. An Orange man pictured at Carlisle Circus before the main parade heads off.
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre as various Protestant clubs marched through the centre.
Presseye Northern Ireland - 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-William Cherry/PresseyeLisburn District Orangemen walk through the streets of Lisburn on their way to Crumlin where over 70 Lodges will be on parade in to the 70 Lodges will be on parade in the South Antrim Combine demonstration.
Presseye Northern Ireland - 12th July 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-William Cherry/PresseyeLisburn District Orangemen walk through the streets of Lisburn on their way to Crumlin where over 70 Lodges will be on parade in to the 70 Lodges will be on parade in the South Antrim Combine demonstration.
Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia.. on parade at the North Antrim Demonstration in Cloughmills. Picture Matthew Steele/Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia
Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia..Crown defenders on parade at the North Antrim Demonstration in Cloughmills. Picture Matthew Steele/Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia
Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia..Playing the Crown defenders Base Drum on parade at the North Antrim Demonstration in Cloughmills. Picture Matthew Steele/Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia
Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia..Stirling Protestant Boy's on parade at the North Antrim Demonstration in Cloughmills. Picture Matthew Steele/Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia
Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia..Walking with Ballymoney Purple Star LOL 456 at teh North Antrim Demonstration in Cloughmills. Picture Matthew Steele/Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 12th July 2012 - Mandatory Credit - Picture by Jonathan Porter/presseye.comThe Belfast parade to mark the 322nd anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne makes its way through the City centre on its way to a wreath laying ceremony will take place at the Cenotaph in the grounds of the City Hall.
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 12th July 2012 - Mandatory Credit - Picture by Jonathan Porter/presseye.comThe Belfast parade to mark the 322nd anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne makes its way through the City centre on its way to a wreath laying ceremony will take place at the Cenotaph in the grounds of the City Hall.
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 12th July 2012 - Mandatory Credit - Picture by Jonathan Porter/presseye.comThe Belfast parade to mark the 322nd anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne makes its way through the City centre on its way to a wreath laying ceremony will take place at the Cenotaph in the grounds of the City Hall.
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 12th July 2012 - Mandatory Credit - Picture by Jonathan Porter/presseye.comThe Belfast parade to mark the 322nd anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne makes its way through the City centre on its way to a wreath laying ceremony will take place at the Cenotaph in the grounds of the City Hall.
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 12th July 2012 - Mandatory Credit - Picture by Jonathan Porter/presseye.comThe Belfast parade to mark the 322nd anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne makes its way through the City centre on its way to a wreath laying ceremony will take place at the Cenotaph in the grounds of the City Hall.
KEVIN MCAULEY PHOTOGRAPHY MLTIMEDIA 12 TH 2012 Bells Hill Protestant Boys the Belfast Parade at Balmoral. Picture Steven McAuley/Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia
KEVIN MCAULEY PHOTOGRAPHY MLTIMEDIA 12 TH 2012 A member of the young mens junior lodge 76 at the Belfast Parade at Balmoral. Picture Steven McAuley/Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia
KEVIN MCAULEY PHOTOGRAPHY MLTIMEDIA 12 TH 2012 Kampbell Dunlop from Nutts Corner at the Belfast Parade at Balmoral. Picture Steven McAuley/Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre as various Protestant clubs marched through the centre.
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre as various Protestant clubs marched through the centre.
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre as various Protestant clubs marched through the centre.
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre as various Protestant clubs marched through the centre.
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre as various Protestant clubs marched through the centre.
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre as various Protestant clubs marched through the centre.
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre as various Protestant clubs marched through the centre.
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre as various Protestant clubs marched through the centre.
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre as various Protestant clubs marched through the centre.
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre as various Protestant clubs marched through the centre.
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre as various Protestant clubs marched through the centre.
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre as various Protestant clubs marched through the centre.
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre as various Protestant clubs marched through the centre.
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre as various Protestant clubs marched through the centre. Page Henderson aged 8
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre as various Protestant clubs marched through the centre.
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre as various Protestant clubs marched through the centre.
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre as various Protestant clubs marched through the centre.
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre as various Protestant clubs marched through the centre.
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre as various Protestant clubs marched through the centre.
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre as various Protestant clubs marched through the centre.
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre as various Protestant clubs marched through the centre.
12.07.12. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre as various Protestant clubs marched through the centre.
12TH JULY 2012.. KEVIN MCAULEY PHOTOGRAPHY MULTIMEDIA.. Orangemen and Bands march through Ardoyne on the 12th Morning..Pic Joe Gilmartin/Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 12th July 2012 - Mandatory Credit - Picture by Jonathan Porter/presseye.comThe Belfast parade to mark the 322nd anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne makes its way through the City centre on its way to a wreath laying ceremony will take place at the Cenotaph in the grounds of the City Hall.
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 12th July 2012 - Mandatory Credit - Picture by Jonathan Porter/presseye.comThe Belfast parade to mark the 322nd anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne makes its way through the City centre on its way to a wreath laying ceremony will take place at the Cenotaph in the grounds of the City Hall.
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 12th July 2012 - Mandatory Credit - Picture by Jonathan Porter/presseye.comThe Belfast parade to mark the 322nd anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne makes its way through the City centre on its way to a wreath laying ceremony will take place at the Cenotaph in the grounds of the City Hall.
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 12th July 2012 - Mandatory Credit - Picture by Jonathan Porter/presseye.comCounty Grand Master Tom Haire along with Belfast Lord Mayor Gavin Robinson.The Belfast parade to mark the 322nd anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne makes its way through the City centre on its way to a wreath laying ceremony will take place at the Cenotaph in the grounds of the City Hall.
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 12th July 2012 - Mandatory Credit - Picture by Jonathan Porter/presseye.comThe Belfast parade to mark the 322nd anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne makes its way through the City centre on its way to a wreath laying ceremony will take place at the Cenotaph in the grounds of the City Hall.
12/7/2012. An orange band member twirls his baton skywards in Belfast as the annual Orange 12th of July marches began across the province. Picture Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker.
12/7/2012. An orange band member twirls his baton skywards in Belfast as the annual Orange 12th of July marches began across the province. Picture Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker.
12/7/2012. An orange band member twirls his baton skywards in Belfast as the annual Orange 12th of July marches began across the province. Picture Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker.
12/7/2012. Orange bandsmen march in Belfast as the annual Orange 12th of July marches began across the province. Picture Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker.
12/7/2012. A group of Orange band members walk across the Shankill housing estate as they make their way to the starting point of the annual Orange 12th of July march early this morning. Picture Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker.
12/7/2012. A loyalist woman walks past the still burning Shankill road bonfire against a Prince William of Orange mural backdrop as the annual Orange 12th of July celebrations began across the province. Picture Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker.
12/7/2012. Two female loyalists sporting Glasgow Rangers tattoos stand at Carlise Circus, Belfast, awaiting the start of the annual Orange 12th of July marches across the province . Picture Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker.
12/7/2012. A woman watches bands pass as the annual Orange 12th of July celebrations began across the province. Picture Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker.
12/7/2012. A group of women pose for a photograph as the annual Orange 12th of July celebrations began across the province. Picture Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker.
12/7/2012. Two Loyalist band members stand at Carlise Circus in Belfast awaiting the start of the annual Orange 12th of July marches across the province. Picture Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker.
12/7/2012. An orangeman stands talking on his mobile phone at Carlise Circus in Belfast awaiting the start of the annual Orange 12th of July marches across the province. Picture Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 12-07-2012: Tens of thousands of Orangemen and women will take part in the annual Twelfth celebrations across Northern Ireland today. Pride of the Shore from North Belfast took park in the Belfast celebration.There will be three flagship events in Carrickfergus, Ballynahinch and Fermanagh. Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 12-07-2012: Tens of thousands of Orangemen and women will take part in the annual Twelfth celebrations across Northern Ireland today. Pride of the Shore from North Belfast took park in the Belfast celebration.There will be three flagship events in Carrickfergus, Ballynahinch and Fermanagh. Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 12-07-2012: Tens of thousands of Orangemen and women will take part in the annual Twelfth celebrations across Northern Ireland today. Reece Parkhill pictured before the start of the Belfast celebration.Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 12-07-2012: Tens of thousands of Orangemen and women will take part in the annual Twelfth celebrations across Northern Ireland today.There will be three flagship events in Carrickfergus, Ballynahinch and Fermanagh. Belfast City Hall will host the Orangefest celebrations which features street theatre and food demonstrations.Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 12-07-2012: Tens of thousands of Orangemen and women will take part in the annual Twelfth celebrations across Northern Ireland today.There will be three flagship events in Carrickfergus, Ballynahinch and Fermanagh. Belfast City Hall will host the Orangefest celebrations which features street theatre and food demonstrations.Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 12-07-2012: Tens of thousands of Orangemen and women will take part in the annual Twelfth celebrations across Northern Ireland today.There will be three flagship events in Carrickfergus, Ballynahinch and Fermanagh. Belfast City Hall will host the Orangefest celebrations which features street theatre and food demonstrations.Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 12-07-2012: Tens of thousands of Orangemen and women will take part in the annual Twelfth celebrations across Northern Ireland today.There will be three flagship events in Carrickfergus, Ballynahinch and Fermanagh. Belfast City Hall will host the Orangefest celebrations which features street theatre and food demonstrations.Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 12-07-2012: Tens of thousands of Orangemen and women will take part in the annual Twelfth celebrations across Northern Ireland today.There will be three flagship events in Carrickfergus, Ballynahinch and Fermanagh. Belfast City Hall will host the Orangefest celebrations which features street theatre and food demonstrations.Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 12-07-2012: Tens of thousands of Orangemen and women will take part in the annual Twelfth celebrations across Northern Ireland today.There will be three flagship events in Carrickfergus, Ballynahinch and Fermanagh. Belfast City Hall will host the Orangefest celebrations which features street theatre and food demonstrations.Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 12-07-2012: Tens of thousands of Orangemen and women will take part in the annual Twelfth celebrations across Northern Ireland today. Pride of the Shore from North Belfast took park in the Belfast celebration.There will be three flagship events in Carrickfergus, Ballynahinch and Fermanagh. Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 12-07-2012: Tens of thousands of Orangemen and women will take part in the annual Twelfth celebrations across Northern Ireland today. Reece and Adam Parkhill pictured before the start of the Belfast celebration.Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 12-07-2012: Tens of thousands of Orangemen and women will take part in the annual Twelfth celebrations across Northern Ireland today.There will be three flagship events in Carrickfergus, Ballynahinch and Fermanagh. Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 12-07-2012: Tens of thousands of Orangemen and women will take part in the annual Twelfth celebrations across Northern Ireland today.There will be three flagship events in Carrickfergus, Ballynahinch and Fermanagh. Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 12-07-2012: Tens of thousands of Orangemen and women will take part in the annual Twelfth celebrations across Northern Ireland today.There will be three flagship events in Carrickfergus, Ballynahinch and Fermanagh. Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 12-07-2012: Tens of thousands of Orangemen and women will take part in the annual Twelfth celebrations across Northern Ireland today. Pride of the Shore from North Belfast took park in the Belfast celebration.There will be three flagship events in Carrickfergus, Ballynahinch and Fermanagh. Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 12-07-2012: Tens of thousands of Orangemen and women will take part in the annual Twelfth celebrations across Northern Ireland today. Pride of the Shore from North Belfast took park in the Belfast celebration.There will be three flagship events in Carrickfergus, Ballynahinch and Fermanagh. Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 12-07-2012: Tens of thousands of Orangemen and women will take part in the annual Twelfth celebrations across Northern Ireland today.There will be three flagship events in Carrickfergus, Ballynahinch and Fermanagh. Belfast City Hall will host the Orangefest celebrations which features street theatre and food demonstrations.Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 12-07-2012: Tens of thousands of Orangemen and women will take part in the annual Twelfth celebrations across Northern Ireland today.There will be three flagship events in Carrickfergus, Ballynahinch and Fermanagh. Belfast City Hall will host the Orangefest celebrations which features street theatre and food demonstrations.Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 12-07-2012: Tens of thousands of Orangemen and women will take part in the annual Twelfth celebrations across Northern Ireland today. Bands men take a break during the Belfast celebration.Picture By: Arthur Allison.

A night of serious rioting after rival Protestant and Catholic parades were allowed to go ahead within hours of each other in the nationalist Ardoyne district of north Belfast has left 20 police officers injured.

The chairman of the Northern Ireland Parades Commission has defended the decision to allow to parades to take place.

The Commission was established to adjudicate on contentious marches, and even though there has been major trouble at this particular Catholic/Protestant flashpoint every year for over a decade, the chairman Peter Osborne said given the circumstances, the rulings were correct.

He also hit out at people whom he claimed stood on the sidelines criticising their work. The language and comments in the days leading up to the parades had heightened tensions and were not helpful.

Mr Osborne told BBC Radio Ulster: "It is complete and utter nonsense to blame the Parades Commission for the violence last night. There has been violence in this location for many, many years now."

He added: "It is time for politicians to take ownership of contentious parades... that's the way forward."

In Londonderry, Northern Ireland's second largest city, petrol bombs were thrown in the nationalist Bogside but no injuries reported.

One car has been set alight after a petrol bomb was thrown at it in the Fahan Street area.

Petrol bombs and bricks were thrown at police by nationalists and loyalists in Ardoyne. The officers' injuries are not believed to be serious.

Police responded by using water cannons to contain the crowds. Six non-lethal baton rounds have been fired by the security forces. There have been two arrests, although police expect more to follow.

Three cars have also been hijacked and two of them pushed at police. At least one was set alight.

Police faced "significant disorder" in nationalist parts of Ardoyne with around 10 gunshots fired at police lines in Brompton Park, a spokeswoman said. No officers were wounded.

A short distance away, officers were attacked on two sides with bricks and bottles hurled by loyalists.

The senior police officer in charge of the security operation in north Belfast, Assistant Chief Constable Will Kerr, urged individuals and communities affected to respond in a calm and responsible manner.

"Violence has serious and unwanted consequences for us all and we will robustly investigate all incidents of disorder," he warned.

There was also violence in Londonderry's nationalist Bogside, where petrol bombs were thrown at police and a car set alight. In south and east Belfast there were five arrests for a variety of offences including disorderly behaviour.

It followed a day of largely peaceful parades by the Orange Order across Northern Ireland. The Twelfth of July represents the culmination of the Protestant Orange Order's marching season. It has traditionally polarised Catholics and Protestants but violence has been confined to isolated pockets.

There has been trouble annually at Ardoyne in recent years following Orange parades through the area.

This year around 15 Orangemen with banners paraded in silence through the residential area of red brick terraced housing in a token demonstration. There was a separate parade by republicans as well as protests by nationalist residents and loyalists in the area.

Six men, aged 34, 28, 21, 19, 19 and 18, are to to appear at Belfast Magistrates' Court later today charged with various public disorder offences.

They were arrested following trouble in the Broadway area of the city which erupted on Wednesday night and lasted until the early hours of Thursday.

Another man, aged 23, will appear at the court on August 8 charged with assaulting and obstructing police.

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