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I refer to the letter from Liam (Write Back, July 15) in which he says he sees Orangemen using the city streets as a toilet, drinking in public, and throwing beer bottles on the ground.

Well, hold the front page for this headline news.

I think, Liam, you will find that these sort of things happen in every British and Irish city centre every Saturday night and New Year's Eve. It's unfortunate, but it's a fact.

I must also congratulate Liam for coming out to watch the parades, but it is unfortunate that he had already formed an opinion before the parades even started.

ANDREW McKEEVER

Carrickfergus, Co Antrim

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