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Bonfires: why we may wait till the twelfth of never for a resolution

The yearly debate over loyalist pyres is as heated and divisive as ever. The Belfast Telegraph visited two contentious sites to gauge the temperature

It is a burning issue that heats up every summer. As bonfire builders put the final touches on their Eleventh Night pyres in the week before they are lit, tensions invariably rise in some of the most contentious areas of Northern Ireland.

Around 250 bonfires are being built ahead of the Twelfth celebrations.

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Heat is on: The bonfire in Newtownards that is erected every year close to a fire station

Heat is on: The bonfire in Newtownards that is erected every year close to a fire station

Heat is on: The bonfire in Newtownards that is erected every year close to a fire station

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