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Apprentice Boys Shutting of the Gates 2019 [photos]

The effigy of Lundy is burnt as members of the Apprentice Boy’s of Derry made their way through the city centre on Saturday afternoon as they mark the beginning of the Siege of Derry in 1688. Picture Martin McKeown.
The effigy of Lundy is burnt as members of the Apprentice Boy’s of Derry made their way through the city centre on Saturday afternoon as they mark the beginning of the Siege of Derry in 1688. Picture Martin McKeown.
Apprentice Boys Governor Graeme Stenhouse. Members of the Apprentice Boy’s of Derry make their way through the city centre on Saturday afternoon as they mark the beginning of the Siege of Derry in 1688. Picture Martin Mckeown. 07.12.19
Lord Hay of Ballyore who joined members of the Apprentice Boy’s of Derry make their way through the city centre on Saturday afternoon as they mark the beginning of the Siege of Derry in 1688. Picture Martin Mckeown. 07.12.19
Apprentice Boys Governor Graeme Stenhouse. Members of the Apprentice Boy’s of Derry make their way through the city centre on Saturday afternoon as they mark the beginning of the Siege of Derry in 1688. Picture Martin Mckeown. 07.12.19
Members of the Apprentice Boy’s of Derry make their way through the city centre on Saturday afternoon as they mark the beginning of the Siege of Derry in 1688. Picture Martin Mckeown. 07.12.19
Members of the Apprentice Boy’s of Derry make their way through the city centre on Saturday afternoon as they mark the beginning of the Siege of Derry in 1688. Picture Martin Mckeown. 07.12.19
A young bandsman shows the festive side of the annual Apprentice Boys parade in Londonderry on Saturday as thousands of people took part in the event marking the shutting of teh city's gates in 1688. Picture Martin McKeown. 07.12.19
The Millar Memorial Band Members of the Apprentice Boy’s of Derry make their way through the city centre on Saturday afternoon as they mark the beginning of the Siege of Derry in 1688. Picture Martin Mckeown. 07.12.19
The leader of the Ciormeen Rising Sons of Ulster makes a difficult catch as members of the Apprentice Boy’s of Derry make their way through the city centre on Saturday afternoon as they mark the beginning of the Siege of Derry in 1688. Picture Martin Mckeown. 07.12.19
Time for a smile during a good day out as members of the Apprentice Boy’s of Derry make their way through the city centre on Saturday afternoon as they mark the beginning of the Siege of Derry in 1688. Picture Martin Mckeown. 07.12.19
A young drummer from the Millar Memorial Band Members of the Apprentice Boy’s of Derry make their way through the city centre on Saturday afternoon as they mark the beginning of the Siege of Derry in 1688. Picture Martin Mckeown. 07.12.19
Santa waves to the spectators as members of the Apprentice Boy’s of Derry make their way through the city centre on Saturday afternoon as they mark the beginning of the Siege of Derry in 1688. Picture Martin Mckeown. 07.12.19
An Apprentice Boy keeps his ears warm on Saturday. Picture Martin McKeown. 07.12.19
The effigy of Lundy is burnt as members of the Apprentice Boy’s of Derry made their way through the city centre on Saturday afternoon as they mark the beginning of the Siege of Derry in 1688. Picture Martin Mckeown. 07.12.19
The effigy of Lundy is burnt as members of the Apprentice Boy’s of Derry made their way through the city centre on Saturday afternoon as they mark the beginning of the Siege of Derry in 1688. Picture Martin Mckeown. 07.12.19
Time to make a video memory as members of the Apprentice Boy’s of Derry make their way through the city centre on Saturday afternoon as they mark the beginning of the Siege of Derry in 1688. Picture Martin Mckeown. 07.12.19
The effigy of Lundy is burnt as members of the Apprentice Boy’s of Derry made their way through the city centre on Saturday afternoon as they mark the beginning of the Siege of Derry in 1688. Picture Martin Mckeown. 07.12.19
The effigy of Lundy is burnt as members of the Apprentice Boy’s of Derry made their way through the city centre on Saturday afternoon as they mark the beginning of the Siege of Derry in 1688. Picture Martin Mckeown. 07.12.19

The 2019 Shutting of the Gates was held on December 7.

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