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The scene at the Ardoyne interface in north Belfast as police remove protesters blocking the road ahead of an Orange Order march

The scene at the Ardoyne interface in north Belfast as police remove protesters blocking the road ahead of an Orange Order march

The scene at the Ardoyne interface in north Belfast as police remove protesters blocking the road ahead of an Orange Order march 2010

The scene at the Ardoyne interface in north Belfast as police remove protesters blocking the road ahead of an Orange Order march 2010

The scene at the Ardoyne interface in north Belfast as police remove protesters blocking the road ahead of an Orange Order march

The scene at the Ardoyne interface in north Belfast as police remove protesters blocking the road ahead of an Orange Order march

The scene in the Ardoyne interface area of Belfast as for a second night in a row police try to restore calm

The scene in the Ardoyne interface area of Belfast as for a second night in a row police try to restore calm

The scene in the Ardoyne interface area of Belfast as for a second night in a row police try to restore calm

The scene in the Ardoyne interface area of Belfast as for a second night in a row police try to restore calm

The scene in the Ardoyne interface area of Belfast as for a second night in a row police try to restore calm

The scene in the Ardoyne interface area of Belfast as for a second night in a row police try to restore calm

The scene in the Ardoyne interface area of Belfast as for a second night in a row police try to restore calm

The scene in the Ardoyne interface area of Belfast as for a second night in a row police try to restore calm

The clean-up operation begins yesterday after rioting in the Ardoyne area on the Twelfth

The clean-up operation begins yesterday after rioting in the Ardoyne area on the Twelfth

The clean-up operation begins yesterday after rioting in the Ardoyne area on the Twelfth

The clean-up operation begins yesterday after rioting in the Ardoyne area on the Twelfth

The scene in the Ardoyne interface area of Belfast as for a second night in a row police try to restore calm

The scene in the Ardoyne interface area of Belfast as for a second night in a row police try to restore calm

The scene in the Ardoyne interface area of Belfast as for a second night in a row police try to restore calm

The scene in the Ardoyne interface area of Belfast as for a second night in a row police try to restore calm

Police in Belfast's North Queen Street last night after further trouble in the area

Police in Belfast's North Queen Street last night after further trouble in the area

Police in Belfast's North Queen Street last night after further trouble in the area

Police in Belfast's North Queen Street last night after further trouble in the area

Police clash with protesters in the Ardoyne Road area of north Belfast

Police clash with protesters in the Ardoyne Road area of north Belfast

Police clash with protesters in the Ardoyne Road area of north Belfast

Police clash with protesters in the Ardoyne Road area of north Belfast

A stolen car explodes as police clash with protesters in the Ardoyne Road area of north Belfast

A stolen car explodes as police clash with protesters in the Ardoyne Road area of north Belfast

PSNI footage of rioters attacking police in Ardoyne, North Belfast on the 12th of July

PSNI footage of rioters attacking police in Ardoyne, North Belfast on the 12th of July

PSNI footage of rioters attacking police in Ardoyne, North Belfast on the 12th of July

PSNI footage of rioters attacking police in Ardoyne, North Belfast on the 12th of July

Riot aftermath in Ardoyne, North Belfast yesterday

Riot aftermath in Ardoyne, North Belfast yesterday

Riot aftermath in Ardoyne, North Belfast yesterday

Riot aftermath in Ardoyne, North Belfast yesterday

The scene in the Ardoyne interface area of Belfast as for a second night in a row police try to restore calm

The scene in the Ardoyne interface area of Belfast as for a second night in a row police try to restore calm

The scene in the Ardoyne interface area of Belfast as for a second night in a row police try to restore calm

The scene in the Ardoyne interface area of Belfast as for a second night in a row police try to restore calm

The scene in the Ardoyne interface area of Belfast as for a second night in a row police try to restore calm

The scene in the Ardoyne interface area of Belfast as for a second night in a row police try to restore calm

Trouble in Ardoyne following the Orange Order parade in the area

Trouble in Ardoyne following the Orange Order parade in the area

The scene in the Ardoyne interface area of Belfast as for a second night in a row police try to restore calm

The scene in the Ardoyne interface area of Belfast as for a second night in a row police try to restore calm

Disturbances at Belfast's Ardoyne interface. July 12, 210

Disturbances at Belfast's Ardoyne interface. July 12, 210

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

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A plastic bullet is fired (right side of the photo) as police clash with  youths before a loyalist band parade passes the Ardoyne shops

A plastic bullet is fired (right side of the photo) as police clash with youths before a loyalist band parade passes the Ardoyne shops

The scene at the Ardoyne interface as the Orange Order march through the area

The scene at the Ardoyne interface as the Orange Order march through the area

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Niall Carson

The scene at the Ardoyne interface in north Belfast as an Orange Order parade passes through the flashpoint area

The scene at the Ardoyne interface in north Belfast as an Orange Order parade passes through the flashpoint area

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Niall Carson

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Niall Carson

A police officer is brought to hosiptal after being injured during rioting at ARdoyne in north Belfast

A police officer is brought to hosiptal after being injured during rioting at ARdoyne in north Belfast

Youths clash with police following an Orange Order march past Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Youths clash with police following an Orange Order march past Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

©William Cherry / Presseye

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

©William Cherry / Presseye

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

©William Cherry / Presseye

Youths clash with police following an Orange Order march past Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Youths clash with police following an Orange Order march past Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Youths clash with police following an Orange Order march past Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Youths clash with police following an Orange Order march past Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

©William Cherry / Presseye

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

©William Cherry / Presseye

The scene at the Ardoyne interface in north Belfast as an Orange Order parade passes through the flashpoint area

The scene at the Ardoyne interface in north Belfast as an Orange Order parade passes through the flashpoint area

The scene at the Ardoyne interface in north Belfast as an Orange Order parade passes through the flashpoint area

The scene at the Ardoyne interface in north Belfast as an Orange Order parade passes through the flashpoint area

The scene at the Ardoyne interface in north Belfast as an Orange Order parade passes through the flashpoint area

The scene at the Ardoyne interface in north Belfast as an Orange Order parade passes through the flashpoint area

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Matt Mackey/Presseye.com

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Matt Mackey/Presseye.com

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Matt Mackey/Presseye.com

The scene at the Ardoyne interface in north Belfast as an Orange Order parade passes through the flashpoint area

The scene at the Ardoyne interface in north Belfast as an Orange Order parade passes through the flashpoint area

Youths clash with police following an Orange Order march past Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Youths clash with police following an Orange Order march past Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Youths clash with police following an Orange Order march past Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Youths clash with police following an Orange Order march past Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Matt Mackey/Presseye.com

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Matt Mackey/Presseye.com

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Matt Mackey/Presseye.com

Youths clash with police following an Orange Order march past Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Youths clash with police following an Orange Order march past Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Youths clash with police following an Orange Order march past Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Youths clash with police following an Orange Order march past Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Youths clash with police following an Orange Order march past Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Youths clash with police following an Orange Order march past Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

The scene at the Ardoyne interface in north Belfast as an Orange Order parade passes through the flashpoint area

The scene at the Ardoyne interface in north Belfast as an Orange Order parade passes through the flashpoint area

Youths clash with police following an Orange Order march past Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Youths clash with police following an Orange Order march past Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Youths clash with police following an Orange Order march past Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Youths clash with police following an Orange Order march past Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Youths clash with police following an Orange Order march past Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Youths clash with police following an Orange Order march past Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

The scene at the Ardoyne interface in north Belfast as police remove protesters blocking the road ahead of an Orange Order march

The scene at the Ardoyne interface in north Belfast as police remove protesters blocking the road ahead of an Orange Order march

The scene at the Ardoyne interface in north Belfast as an Orange parade passes through the flashpoint area

The scene at the Ardoyne interface in north Belfast as an Orange parade passes through the flashpoint area

Nationalist youths stage a rooftop protest as an Orange Order parade passes the Ardoyne shops in North Belfast

Nationalist youths stage a rooftop protest as an Orange Order parade passes the Ardoyne shops in North Belfast

Police accompany the parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Police accompany the parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Nationalist youths clash with riot police before an Orange Order  parade passes the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Nationalist youths clash with riot police before an Orange Order parade passes the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne  interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Matt Mackey/Presseye.com

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne  interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Matt Mackey/Presseye.com

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne  interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne  interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Disturbances in Belfast's Ardoyne interface area July 12 2010

Nationalist youths clash with riot police before an Orange Order  parade passes the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Nationalist youths clash with riot police before an Orange Order parade passes the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Nationalist youths clash with riot police before an Orange Order  parade passes the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Nationalist youths clash with riot police before an Orange Order parade passes the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Nationalist youths clash with riot police before an Orange Order  parade passes the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Nationalist youths clash with riot police before an Orange Order parade passes the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Nationalist youths clash with riot police before an Orange Order  parade passes the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Nationalist youths clash with riot police before an Orange Order parade passes the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Police accompany the Orange Order parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Police accompany the Orange Order parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Police accompany the Orange Order parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Police accompany the Orange Order parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

A  police officer is injured after she was struck by a concrete block pushed from the roof of a building as youths clashed with riot police after an Orange Order parade passed the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

A police officer is injured after she was struck by a concrete block pushed from the roof of a building as youths clashed with riot police after an Orange Order parade passed the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

A  police officer is injured after she was struck by a concrete block pushed from the roof of a building as youths clashed with riot police after an Orange Order parade passed the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

A police officer is injured after she was struck by a concrete block pushed from the roof of a building as youths clashed with riot police after an Orange Order parade passed the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

A  police officer is injured after she was struck by a concrete block pushed from the roof of a building as youths clashed with riot police after an Orange Order parade passed the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

A police officer is injured after she was struck by a concrete block pushed from the roof of a building as youths clashed with riot police after an Orange Order parade passed the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Nationalist youths clash with riot police before a loyalist band parade passes the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Nationalist youths clash with riot police before a loyalist band parade passes the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast

Youths clash with riot police before a loyalist band parade passes the Ardoyne shops

Youths clash with riot police before a loyalist band parade passes the Ardoyne shops

Police have fired a number of baton rounds after being attacked with petrol bombs by rioters in north Belfast

Police have fired a number of baton rounds after being attacked with petrol bombs by rioters in north Belfast

A  PSNI landrover is attacked in Ardoyne, north Belfast

A PSNI landrover is attacked in Ardoyne, north Belfast

Police and nationalist protesters after an Orange Order march in north Belfast

Police and nationalist protesters after an Orange Order march in north Belfast

Annual 12th July Orange Order parades take place across Northern Ireland to mark The Battle of the Boyne in 1690.  Local residents at Ardoyne in north Belfast hold a peaceful protest as local lodges make their way past the Ardoyne shops to the main parade.  The feeder parade makes it's way down the Crumlin Road and past the Ardoyne shops with nationalist residents holding a protest.

Annual 12th July Orange Order parades take place across Northern Ireland to mark The Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Local residents at Ardoyne in north Belfast hold a peaceful protest as local lodges make their way past the Ardoyne shops to the main parade. The feeder parade makes it's way down the Crumlin Road and past the Ardoyne shops with nationalist residents holding a protest.

The Twelfth 2010. Ardoyne, Belfast

The Twelfth 2010. Ardoyne, Belfast

JUSTIN KERNOGHAN

The Twelfth 2010. Ardoyne, Belfast

The Twelfth 2010. Ardoyne, Belfast

The Twelfth 2010. Ardoyne, Belfast

The Twelfth 2010. Ardoyne, Belfast

The Twelfth 2010. Ardoyne, Belfast

The Twelfth 2010. Ardoyne, Belfast

The Twelfth 2010. Ardoyne, Belfast

The Twelfth 2010. Ardoyne, Belfast

JUSTIN KERNOGHAN

The Twelfth 2010. Ardoyne, Belfast

The Twelfth 2010. Ardoyne, Belfast

JUSTIN KERNOGHAN

The Twelfth 2010. Ardoyne, Belfast

The Twelfth 2010. Ardoyne, Belfast

JUSTIN KERNOGHAN

The Twelfth 2010. Ardoyne, Belfast

The Twelfth 2010. Ardoyne, Belfast

JUSTIN KERNOGHAN

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

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The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

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The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

©Russell Pritchard / Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

©Russell Pritchard / Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

©Russell Pritchard / Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

©Russell Pritchard / Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

©Russell Pritchard / Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

©Russell Pritchard / Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

©Russell Pritchard / Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

©Russell Pritchard / Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

©Russell Pritchard / Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

©Russell Pritchard / Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

©Russell Pritchard / Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

©Russell Pritchard / Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

©Russell Pritchard / Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

©Russell Pritchard / Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

©Russell Pritchard / Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

©Russell Pritchard / Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

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The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

©Russell Pritchard / Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

©Russell Pritchard / Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

©Russell Pritchard / Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

The Twelfth 2010. Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal

Rowland White/Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. Sandy Row, Belfast

The Twelfth 2010. Sandy Row, Belfast

The Twelfth 2010. East Belfast

The Twelfth 2010. East Belfast

©William Cherry / Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. East Belfast

The Twelfth 2010. East Belfast

©William Cherry / Presseye

The Twelfth 2010. East Belfast

The Twelfth 2010. East Belfast

©William Cherry / Presseye

The scene at the Ardoyne interface in north Belfast as police remove protesters blocking the road ahead of an Orange Order march

The community group that was behind the sit-down protest in Ardoyne that sparked Monday’s rioting issued a statement yesterday reiterating its opposition to Orange parades in the area.

The Greater Ardoyne Residents Collective (GARC) said it had appealed to young people to refrain from violence but that “their anger and frustration against an unwelcome parade again spilled over”.

The group was established last year in protest at the annual Orange march through Ardoyne. Its mantra, plastered on lampposts along the Crumlin Road route of the Orange march, says: “We are residents, not dissidents.”

A number of GARC members, including its spokesman Martin Og Meehan, were arrested by riot police during the protest. Yesterday Mr Meehan issued a statement describing the parade as “coat-trailing acts of bigotry”.

The group said it would continue to speak to all interested parties and individuals in attempts to resolve the contentious issue.

GARC’s analysis of the situation was criticised by another residents’ group, the Crumlin Ardoyne Residents’ Association (CARA). Spokesman Joe Marley said its protest was hijacked by GARC’s sit-down demonstration.

He called for dialogue with the loyal orders to resolve the parades issue.

Belfast Telegraph