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 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along Dublin Rd

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along Dublin Rd

Darren Kidd

The Protestant Orange Order has been given funding from the EU to reconcile its members

The Protestant Orange Order has been given funding from the EU to reconcile its members

 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along Dublin Rd,

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along Dublin Rd,

Darren Kidd

 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along Dublin Rd,

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along Dublin Rd,

Darren Kidd

 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along Dublin Rd, LOL 59

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along Dublin Rd, LOL 59

Darren Kidd

 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along Dublin Rd

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along Dublin Rd

Darren Kidd

 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along Dublin Rd

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along Dublin Rd

Darren Kidd

 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along Bedford Street,

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along Bedford Street,

Darren Kidd

 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along Bedford Street,

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along Bedford Street,

Darren Kidd

 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along Bedford Street, LOL1922

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along Bedford Street, LOL1922

Darren Kidd

 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along Royal Av, LOL1922

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along Royal Av, LOL1922

Darren Kidd

 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along Royal Av past City Hall

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along Royal Av past City Hall

Darren Kidd

 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along the Lisburn Rd,   LOL 821

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along the Lisburn Rd, LOL 821

Darren Kidd

 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along the Lisburn Rd,

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along the Lisburn Rd,

Darren Kidd

 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along the Lisburn Rd,

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along the Lisburn Rd,

Darren Kidd

 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along the Lisburn Rd,

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along the Lisburn Rd,

Darren Kidd

 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along the Lisburn Rd,

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along the Lisburn Rd,

Darren Kidd

 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along the Lisburn Rd,   LOL1189

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along the Lisburn Rd, LOL1189

Darren Kidd

 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along the Lisburn Rd,   LOL1064

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along the Lisburn Rd, LOL1064

Darren Kidd

 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way towards the Lisburn Rd,  LOL 128

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way towards the Lisburn Rd, LOL 128

Darren Kidd

 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way towards the Lisburn Rd, Womans LOL

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way towards the Lisburn Rd, Womans LOL

Darren Kidd

 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way towards the Lisburn Rd,  LOL 128

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way towards the Lisburn Rd, LOL 128

Darren Kidd

 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way towards the Lisburn Rd, District No 5

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way towards the Lisburn Rd, District No 5

Darren Kidd

 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way towards the Lisburn Rd, LOL 275

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way towards the Lisburn Rd, LOL 275

Darren Kidd

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

12th of July Celebrations in Belfast city centre. Members of various Orange Orders marched yesterday for the 2011 celebrations

12th of July Celebrations in Belfast city centre. Members of various Orange Orders marched yesterday for the 2011 celebrations

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

Drummers make their way along the Newry Street Banbridge before going to Rathfriland for the main Parade. Photo Paul BYrne

Drummers make their way along the Newry Street Banbridge before going to Rathfriland for the main Parade. Photo Paul BYrne

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com

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12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com

Darren Kidd

 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.

Darren Kidd

 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way Royal Av

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way Royal Av

Darren Kidd

 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The County Grand Lodge Colour Party lead of the parade

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The County Grand Lodge Colour Party lead of the parade

Darren Kidd

 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way Royal Av , LOL39

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way Royal Av , LOL39

Darren Kidd

 12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade takes a rest on the Dublin Rd

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade takes a rest on the Dublin Rd

Darren Kidd

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July. The Pink Lady Brigade

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July. The Pink Lady Brigade

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDTourism voxpop at the 12th of July celebrations in Belfast City Centre. Sydney Spence from South Australia

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDTourism voxpop at the 12th of July celebrations in Belfast City Centre. Sydney Spence from South Australia

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDTourism voxpop at the 12th of July celebrations in Belfast City Centre. Torsten Linde pictured with his wife

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDTourism voxpop at the 12th of July celebrations in Belfast City Centre. Torsten Linde pictured with his wife

©Mark Pearce 7th July   2011 Ulster - Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Bessbrook District Lodges  parade through the strreets of Bessbrook before heading to Co Armagh 12th celebration in Killylea.Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce/

©Mark Pearce 7th July 2011 Ulster - Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Bessbrook District Lodges parade through the strreets of Bessbrook before heading to Co Armagh 12th celebration in Killylea.Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce/

©Mark Pearce 7th July   2011 Ulster - Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Bessbrook District Lodges  parade through the strreets of Bessbrook before heading to Co Armagh 12th celebration in Killylea.Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce/

©Mark Pearce 7th July 2011 Ulster - Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Bessbrook District Lodges parade through the strreets of Bessbrook before heading to Co Armagh 12th celebration in Killylea.Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce/

Gemma McCullough and Andreena McCurdy enjoy the sunshine during the North Antrim parade in Ballycastle. Pic Steven McAuley/Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia

Gemma McCullough and Andreena McCurdy enjoy the sunshine during the North Antrim parade in Ballycastle. Pic Steven McAuley/Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia

Drummer Jamie Cooke enjoys the North Antrim parade in Ballycastle. Pic Steven McAuley/Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia

Drummer Jamie Cooke enjoys the North Antrim parade in Ballycastle. Pic Steven McAuley/Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia

Keeping an eye on the happenings at Ballycastle 12th celebrations. Pic Steven McAuley/Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia

Keeping an eye on the happenings at Ballycastle 12th celebrations. Pic Steven McAuley/Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia

A young orangeman on parade in Ballycastle on Tuesday as the North Antrim celebrations continue. Pic Steven McAuley/Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia

A young orangeman on parade in Ballycastle on Tuesday as the North Antrim celebrations continue. Pic Steven McAuley/Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia

Dressed for the occasion at the North Antrim 12th celebrations. Pic Steven McAuley/Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia

Dressed for the occasion at the North Antrim 12th celebrations. Pic Steven McAuley/Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia

John Finlay steps out during the North Antrim 12th of July celebrations in Ballycastle Pic Steven McAuley/Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia

John Finlay steps out during the North Antrim 12th of July celebrations in Ballycastle Pic Steven McAuley/Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia

A helping hand during the 12th celebration sin Ballycastle. Pic Steven McAuley/Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia

A helping hand during the 12th celebration sin Ballycastle. Pic Steven McAuley/Kevin McAuley Photography Multimedia

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

12.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July Celebrations in Belfast City Centre yesterday. Members of various Orange Orders marched through the City Centre yesterday for the 12th of July.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their into Belfast via the Ardyone to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their into Belfast via the Ardyone to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland -  Tuesday 12th  July 2011 -  Bandsmen and members of the Orange Order pass Nationalist Protestors at a contentious flashpoint in Ardoyne, north Belfast as part of the annual 12th July parades across Northern Ireland.Nationalist protestors.Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - Tuesday 12th July 2011 - Bandsmen and members of the Orange Order pass Nationalist Protestors at a contentious flashpoint in Ardoyne, north Belfast as part of the annual 12th July parades across Northern Ireland.Nationalist protestors.Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

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©Mark Pearce 7th July   2011 Ulster - Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Newry  co Down  District  No: 7 12th  July   Celebrations  SOuth Down DefendersMandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce/

©Mark Pearce 7th July 2011 Ulster - Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Newry co Down District No: 7 12th July Celebrations SOuth Down DefendersMandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce/

©Mark Pearce 7th July   2011 Ulster - Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Newry  co Down  District  No: 7 12th  July   Celebrations    Little drummer boy, Commons Silver BandMandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce/

©Mark Pearce 7th July 2011 Ulster - Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Newry co Down District No: 7 12th July Celebrations Little drummer boy, Commons Silver BandMandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce/

©Mark Pearce 7th July   2011 Ulster - Northern Ireland  _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo  Mark Pearce/Newry Co Down  LOL No 943   before they head to the main celebration in Rathfriland . Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce/

©Mark Pearce 7th July 2011 Ulster - Northern Ireland _____ Mandatory Credit - Photo Mark Pearce/Newry Co Down LOL No 943 before they head to the main celebration in Rathfriland . Mandatory Credit Photo Mark Pearce/

Boyne Star LOL 16 on the march during the Twelfth through Lurgan. Picture By Rick Hewitt. 12/7/11.

Boyne Star LOL 16 on the march during the Twelfth through Lurgan. Picture By Rick Hewitt. 12/7/11.

In flull flow, a flautist from Armadale Flute Band, Scotland plays a merry tune as he parades the Twelfth through Lurgan. Picture By Rick Hewitt. 12/7/11.

In flull flow, a flautist from Armadale Flute Band, Scotland plays a merry tune as he parades the Twelfth through Lurgan. Picture By Rick Hewitt. 12/7/11.

Lauren Murphy, Megan Boucher and Emma McGraw enjoy the summer sunshine at the County Londonderry Twelfth celebration in Limavady on tuesday. PIcture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 12.7.11

Lauren Murphy, Megan Boucher and Emma McGraw enjoy the summer sunshine at the County Londonderry Twelfth celebration in Limavady on tuesday. PIcture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 12.7.11

The New Stevenson band from Scotland leads Ballykelly LoL No. 699 through Limavady on tuesday. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 12.7.11

The New Stevenson band from Scotland leads Ballykelly LoL No. 699 through Limavady on tuesday. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 12.7.11

Sarah Clarence, Hollie O'Kane and Jasmine O'Kane welcome marchers to the annual County Londonderry Twelfth of July celebrations in their home town, Limavady on tuesday. PIcture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 12.7.11

Sarah Clarence, Hollie O'Kane and Jasmine O'Kane welcome marchers to the annual County Londonderry Twelfth of July celebrations in their home town, Limavady on tuesday. PIcture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 12.7.11

Orangemen on parade during the County Londonderry 12th of July celebration in Limavady on tuesday. PIcture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 12.7.11

Orangemen on parade during the County Londonderry 12th of July celebration in Limavady on tuesday. PIcture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 12.7.11

The Grand Lodge of Ireland banner leads the way during the County Londonderry Twelfth of July celebration in Limavady on tuesday. PIcture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 12.7.11

The Grand Lodge of Ireland banner leads the way during the County Londonderry Twelfth of July celebration in Limavady on tuesday. PIcture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 12.7.11

Blery Loyal Sons of William pass under the Queen Street arch during the Twelfth parade through Lurgan. Picture By Rick Hewitt. 12/7/11.

Blery Loyal Sons of William pass under the Queen Street arch during the Twelfth parade through Lurgan. Picture By Rick Hewitt. 12/7/11.

The Belfast parade makes its way along Royal Avenue.

The Belfast parade makes its way along Royal Avenue.

Darren Kidd

The Belfast parade makes its way along Royal Avenue.

The Belfast parade makes its way along Royal Avenue.

Darren Kidd

The Belfast parade makes its way along Royal Avenue.

The Belfast parade makes its way along Royal Avenue.

Darren Kidd

The Belfast parade makes its way along Royal Avenue.

The Belfast parade makes its way along Royal Avenue.

Darren Kidd

The Belfast parade makes its way along Royal Avenue.

The Belfast parade makes its way along Royal Avenue.

Darren Kidd

The Belfast parade makes its way along Royal Avenue.

The Belfast parade makes its way along Royal Avenue.

Darren Kidd

The Belfast parade makes its way along Royal Avenue.

The Belfast parade makes its way along Royal Avenue.

Darren Kidd

In the shade at ILOL's parade in Ballymoney is Kerry Warke of Ballymoney Shining Star.

In the shade at ILOL's parade in Ballymoney is Kerry Warke of Ballymoney Shining Star.

Eating out in the warm sunshine at Ballymoney ILOL parade in Ballymoney are these members of Mosside Flute Band.

Eating out in the warm sunshine at Ballymoney ILOL parade in Ballymoney are these members of Mosside Flute Band.

Enjoying an ice cream and a chat at The Independent parade in Ballymoney are Hugh Glass of No ILOL 48, and Joe Johnston of ILOL No 30.

Enjoying an ice cream and a chat at The Independent parade in Ballymoney are Hugh Glass of No ILOL 48, and Joe Johnston of ILOL No 30.

This young boy falls asleep in the warm sunshine at The Independents parade in Ballymoney.

This young boy falls asleep in the warm sunshine at The Independents parade in Ballymoney.

Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast. The County Grand Lodge Colour Party lead of the parade

Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast. The County Grand Lodge Colour Party lead of the parade

Darren Kidd

Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.

Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.

Darren Kidd

Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast. Nelson McCausland MLA

Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast. Nelson McCausland MLA

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Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast. The County Grand Lodge Colour Party lead of the parade

Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast. The County Grand Lodge Colour Party lead of the parade

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Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast. The County Grand Lodge Colour Party lead of the parade

Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast. The County Grand Lodge Colour Party lead of the parade

Darren Kidd

Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast. The County Grand Lodge Colour Party lead of the parade

Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast. The County Grand Lodge Colour Party lead of the parade

Darren Kidd

Lauren Murphy, Megan Boucher and Emma McGraw enjoy the summer sunshine at the County Londonderry Twelfth celebration in Limavady

Lauren Murphy, Megan Boucher and Emma McGraw enjoy the summer sunshine at the County Londonderry Twelfth celebration in Limavady

A young boy takes his duties with Ardinariff Flute Band seriously in Limavdy

A young boy takes his duties with Ardinariff Flute Band seriously in Limavdy

99 years old Sam King who took part in the County Londonderry 12th of July celebration in Limavady

99 years old Sam King who took part in the County Londonderry 12th of July celebration in Limavady

Jacqui Swann, secretary of the Daughters of Ulster Ladies Lodge on parade in Limavdy

Jacqui Swann, secretary of the Daughters of Ulster Ladies Lodge on parade in Limavdy

The New Stevenson band from Scotland leads Ballykelly LoL No. 699 through Limavady

The New Stevenson band from Scotland leads Ballykelly LoL No. 699 through Limavady

Grand Master of the Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland, Edward Stevenson on parade in Limavady on tuesday which hosted the main Twelfth of July County Londonderry Parade.

Grand Master of the Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland, Edward Stevenson on parade in Limavady on tuesday which hosted the main Twelfth of July County Londonderry Parade.

Sarah Clarence, Hollie O'Kane and Jasmine O'Kane welcome marchers to the annual County Londonderry Twelfth of July celebrations in their home town, Limavady on tuesday.

Sarah Clarence, Hollie O'Kane and Jasmine O'Kane welcome marchers to the annual County Londonderry Twelfth of July celebrations in their home town, Limavady on tuesday.

Orangemen on parade during the County Londonderry 12th of July celebration in Limavady

Orangemen on parade during the County Londonderry 12th of July celebration in Limavady

A band member throws his baton skywards as orangemen make their way along Donegal Street as part of the annual Belfast 12th of July Orange march, the largest demonstration in the province.

A band member throws his baton skywards as orangemen make their way along Donegal Street as part of the annual Belfast 12th of July Orange march, the largest demonstration in the province.

Band members pose for cameramen as orangemen make their way along Donegal Street as part of the annual Belfast 12th of July Orange march, the largest demonstration in the province.

Band members pose for cameramen as orangemen make their way along Donegal Street as part of the annual Belfast 12th of July Orange march, the largest demonstration in the province.

A local woman in her dressing gown and pyjamas looks on as Orangemen gather at Carlise Circus, the starting point of the annual Belfast 12th of July Orange march, the largest demonstration in the province.

A local woman in her dressing gown and pyjamas looks on as Orangemen gather at Carlise Circus, the starting point of the annual Belfast 12th of July Orange march, the largest demonstration in the province.

Two Orangemen grab a bite to eat from a fast food stall as they gather at Carlise Circus, the starting point of the annual Belfast 12th of July Orange march, the largest demonstration in the province.

Two Orangemen grab a bite to eat from a fast food stall as they gather at Carlise Circus, the starting point of the annual Belfast 12th of July Orange march, the largest demonstration in the province.

A band member poses for cameramen as orangemen gather at Carlise Circus, the starting point of the annual Belfast 12th of July Orange march, the largest demonstration in the province.

A band member poses for cameramen as orangemen gather at Carlise Circus, the starting point of the annual Belfast 12th of July Orange march, the largest demonstration in the province.

A member of Sons of Kai, Rathcoole at Carlise Circus, the starting point of the annual Belfast 12th of July Orange march, the largest demonstration in the province.

A member of Sons of Kai, Rathcoole at Carlise Circus, the starting point of the annual Belfast 12th of July Orange march, the largest demonstration in the province.

Orangemen gather at Carlise Circus, the starting point of the annual Belfast 12th of July Orange march, the largest demonstration in the province.

Orangemen gather at Carlise Circus, the starting point of the annual Belfast 12th of July Orange march, the largest demonstration in the province.

Orangemen gather at Carlise Circus, the starting point of the annual Belfast 12th of July Orange march, the largest demonstration in the province.

Orangemen gather at Carlise Circus, the starting point of the annual Belfast 12th of July Orange march, the largest demonstration in the province.

Orangemen gather at Carlise Circus, the starting point of the annual Belfast 12th of July Orange march, the largest demonstration in the province.

Orangemen gather at Carlise Circus, the starting point of the annual Belfast 12th of July Orange march, the largest demonstration in the province.

A band member balances his baton on his nose as orangemen make their way along Donegal Street as part of the annual Belfast 12th of July Orange march, the largest demonstration in the province.

A band member balances his baton on his nose as orangemen make their way along Donegal Street as part of the annual Belfast 12th of July Orange march, the largest demonstration in the province.

Bessbrook District Lodges parade through the strreets of Bessbrook before heading to Co Armagh 12th celebration in Killylea. 12 July 2011

Bessbrook District Lodges parade through the strreets of Bessbrook before heading to Co Armagh 12th celebration in Killylea. 12 July 2011

Remembrance service at Kingsmills Memorial, Bessbrook. 12 July 2011

Remembrance service at Kingsmills Memorial, Bessbrook. 12 July 2011

Remembrance service at Kingsmills Memorial, Bessbrook. 12 July 2011

Remembrance service at Kingsmills Memorial, Bessbrook. 12 July 2011

Remembrance service at Kingsmills Memorial, Bessbrook. 12 July 2011

Remembrance service at Kingsmills Memorial, Bessbrook. 12 July 2011

Remembrance service at Kingsmills Memorial, Bessbrook. 12 July 2011

Remembrance service at Kingsmills Memorial, Bessbrook. 12 July 2011

Bessbrook District Lodges parade through the strreets of Bessbrook before heading to Co Armagh 12th celebration in Killylea. 12 July 2011

Bessbrook District Lodges parade through the strreets of Bessbrook before heading to Co Armagh 12th celebration in Killylea. 12 July 2011

Bessbrook District L.O.L. No 11held a remembrance service at the  Killsmill Memorial, Bessbrook where Mrs Jean Lemmon is pictured laying a wreath. 12 July 2011

Bessbrook District L.O.L. No 11held a remembrance service at the Killsmill Memorial, Bessbrook where Mrs Jean Lemmon is pictured laying a wreath. 12 July 2011

Bessbrook True Blues  parade through the strreets of Bessbrook before heading to Co Armagh 12th celebration in Killylea. 12 July 2011

Bessbrook True Blues parade through the strreets of Bessbrook before heading to Co Armagh 12th celebration in Killylea. 12 July 2011

Bessbrook District Lodges  parade through the streets of Bessbrook before heading to Co Armagh 12th celebration in Killylea. 12 July 2011

Bessbrook District Lodges parade through the streets of Bessbrook before heading to Co Armagh 12th celebration in Killylea. 12 July 2011

Remembrance service at Kingsmills Memorial, Bessbrook. 12 July 2011

Remembrance service at Kingsmills Memorial, Bessbrook. 12 July 2011

South Down Defenders parade through the streets of Newry City. 12 July 2011

South Down Defenders parade through the streets of Newry City. 12 July 2011

Altnaveigh Memorial Pipe Band parade through the streets of Newry City. 12 July 2011

Altnaveigh Memorial Pipe Band parade through the streets of Newry City. 12 July 2011

Altnaveigh Memorial Pipe Band parade through the streets of Newry City. 12 July 2011

Altnaveigh Memorial Pipe Band parade through the streets of Newry City. 12 July 2011

LOL No 943 before they head to the main celebration in Rathfriland. 12 July 2011

LOL No 943 before they head to the main celebration in Rathfriland. 12 July 2011

Father and Son Bowled over. 12 July 2011

Father and Son Bowled over. 12 July 2011

12th July celebrations, Newry.

12th July celebrations, Newry.

David Hanna of the Altnaveigh Pipe Band. 12th July 2011

David Hanna of the Altnaveigh Pipe Band. 12th July 2011

Little drummer boy, Commons Silver Band. 12 July 2011

Little drummer boy, Commons Silver Band. 12 July 2011

LOL 225, Newry City parade. 12 July 2011

LOL 225, Newry City parade. 12 July 2011

South Down Defenders, Newry City parade. 12th July 2011

South Down Defenders, Newry City parade. 12th July 2011

South Down Defenders, Newry City parade. 12th July 2011

South Down Defenders, Newry City parade. 12th July 2011

Lurgan District Officers lead the Twelfth parade through the town. Picture By Rick Hewitt. 12/7/11.

Lurgan District Officers lead the Twelfth parade through the town. Picture By Rick Hewitt. 12/7/11.

Ballydougan LOL 120 pass under the Queen Street arch during the Twelfth parade through Lurgan. Picture By Rick Hewitt. 12/7/11.

Ballydougan LOL 120 pass under the Queen Street arch during the Twelfth parade through Lurgan. Picture By Rick Hewitt. 12/7/11.

Boyne Star LOL 16 on the march during the Twelfth through Lurgan. Picture By Rick Hewitt. 12/7/11.

Boyne Star LOL 16 on the march during the Twelfth through Lurgan. Picture By Rick Hewitt. 12/7/11.

Making sure that the orange lillies were tightly secured on their car were, Boyne Star LOL 16 members David Johnston (left) and Harry Collins who was parading the Twelfth through Lurgan for his 59th year in succession!. Picture By Rick Hewitt. 12/7/11.

Making sure that the orange lillies were tightly secured on their car were, Boyne Star LOL 16 members David Johnston (left) and Harry Collins who was parading the Twelfth through Lurgan for his 59th year in succession!. Picture By Rick Hewitt. 12/7/11.

In flull flow, a flautist from Armadale Flute Band, Scotland plays a merry tune as he parades the Twelfth through Lurgan. Picture By Rick Hewitt. 12/7/11.

In flull flow, a flautist from Armadale Flute Band, Scotland plays a merry tune as he parades the Twelfth through Lurgan. Picture By Rick Hewitt. 12/7/11.

Colin McCusker beats out a steady rhythm as his brother James listens in while tuning the Lambeg drum before the Twelfth parade through Lurgan. The brothers are both members of Boconnell LOL 123. Picture By Rick Hewitt. 12/7/11.

Colin McCusker beats out a steady rhythm as his brother James listens in while tuning the Lambeg drum before the Twelfth parade through Lurgan. The brothers are both members of Boconnell LOL 123. Picture By Rick Hewitt. 12/7/11.

Worshipful District Master David Martin (left) presents Derek McBride of Lurgan Purple Star LOL 63 with his fifty year jewel before the Twelfth parade through Lurgan. Picture By Rick Hewitt. 12/7/11.

Worshipful District Master David Martin (left) presents Derek McBride of Lurgan Purple Star LOL 63 with his fifty year jewel before the Twelfth parade through Lurgan. Picture By Rick Hewitt. 12/7/11.

Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland -  Tuesday 12th  July 2011 -  Bandsmen and members of the Orange Order pass Nationalist Protestors at a contentious flashpoint in Ardoyne, north Belfast as part of the annual 12th July parades across Northern Ireland.Nationalist protestors confront police.Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - Tuesday 12th July 2011 - Bandsmen and members of the Orange Order pass Nationalist Protestors at a contentious flashpoint in Ardoyne, north Belfast as part of the annual 12th July parades across Northern Ireland.Nationalist protestors confront police.Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

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Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland -  Tuesday 12th  July 2011 -  Bandsmen and members of the Orange Order pass Nationalist Protestors at a contentious flashpoint in Ardoyne, north Belfast as part of the annual 12th July parades across Northern Ireland.Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - Tuesday 12th July 2011 - Bandsmen and members of the Orange Order pass Nationalist Protestors at a contentious flashpoint in Ardoyne, north Belfast as part of the annual 12th July parades across Northern Ireland.Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com -  Orange Order feeder parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast.  Nationalist residents staged a protest in response to the parade which was heading to join the main Belfast 12th July Orange Order demonstration.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com - Orange Order feeder parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast. Nationalist residents staged a protest in response to the parade which was heading to join the main Belfast 12th July Orange Order demonstration.

Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland -  Tuesday 12th  July 2011 -  Bandsmen and members of the Orange Order pass Nationalist Protestors at a contentious flashpoint in Ardoyne, north Belfast as part of the annual 12th July parades across Northern Ireland.Nationalist protestors confront police.Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - Tuesday 12th July 2011 - Bandsmen and members of the Orange Order pass Nationalist Protestors at a contentious flashpoint in Ardoyne, north Belfast as part of the annual 12th July parades across Northern Ireland.Nationalist protestors confront police.Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

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Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland -  Tuesday 12th  July 2011 -  Bandsmen and members of the Orange Order pass Nationalist Protestors at a contentious flashpoint in Ardoyne, north Belfast as part of the annual 12th July parades across Northern Ireland.Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - Tuesday 12th July 2011 - Bandsmen and members of the Orange Order pass Nationalist Protestors at a contentious flashpoint in Ardoyne, north Belfast as part of the annual 12th July parades across Northern Ireland.Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

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Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland -  Tuesday 12th  July 2011 -  Bandsmen and members of the Orange Order pass Nationalist Protestors at a contentious flashpoint in Ardoyne, north Belfast as part Marchers walk past Nationalist protestors.Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - Tuesday 12th July 2011 - Bandsmen and members of the Orange Order pass Nationalist Protestors at a contentious flashpoint in Ardoyne, north Belfast as part Marchers walk past Nationalist protestors.Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

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Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland -  Tuesday 12th  July 2011 -  Bandsmen and members of the Orange Order pass Nationalist Protestors at a contentious flashpoint in Ardoyne, north Belfast as part Marchers walk past Nationalist protestors.Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - Tuesday 12th July 2011 - Bandsmen and members of the Orange Order pass Nationalist Protestors at a contentious flashpoint in Ardoyne, north Belfast as part Marchers walk past Nationalist protestors.Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

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Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their into Belfast via the Ardyone to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their into Belfast via the Ardyone to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their was into Belfast to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their was into Belfast to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their into Belfast via the Ardyone to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their into Belfast via the Ardyone to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their into Belfast via the Ardyone to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their into Belfast via the Ardyone to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their was into Belfast to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their was into Belfast to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their into Belfast via the Ardyone to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their into Belfast via the Ardyone to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their was into Belfast to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their was into Belfast to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their into Belfast via the Ardyone to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their into Belfast via the Ardyone to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their into Belfast via the Ardyone to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their into Belfast via the Ardyone to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their into Belfast via the Ardyone to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their into Belfast via the Ardyone to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their was into Belfast to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their was into Belfast to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their into Belfast via the Ardyone to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their into Belfast via the Ardyone to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their was into Belfast to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their was into Belfast to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland -  Tuesday 12th  July 2011 -  Bandsmen and members of the Orange Order pass Nationalist Protestors at a contentious flashpoint in Ardoyne, north Belfast as part of the annual 12th July parades across Northern Ireland.Nationalist protestors.Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - Tuesday 12th July 2011 - Bandsmen and members of the Orange Order pass Nationalist Protestors at a contentious flashpoint in Ardoyne, north Belfast as part of the annual 12th July parades across Northern Ireland.Nationalist protestors.Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

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Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland -  Tuesday 12th  July 2011 -  Bandsmen and members of the Orange Order pass Nationalist Protestors at a contentious flashpoint in Ardoyne, north Belfast as part of the annual 12th July parades across Northern Ireland.Nationalist protestors watch a flute band march pastPicture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - Tuesday 12th July 2011 - Bandsmen and members of the Orange Order pass Nationalist Protestors at a contentious flashpoint in Ardoyne, north Belfast as part of the annual 12th July parades across Northern Ireland.Nationalist protestors watch a flute band march pastPicture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

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Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland -  Tuesday 12th  July 2011 -  Bandsmen and members of the Orange Order pass Nationalist Protestors at a contentious flashpoint in Ardoyne, north Belfast as part of the annual 12th July parades across Northern Ireland.Loyalists carry a banner past Nationalist protestors.Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - Tuesday 12th July 2011 - Bandsmen and members of the Orange Order pass Nationalist Protestors at a contentious flashpoint in Ardoyne, north Belfast as part of the annual 12th July parades across Northern Ireland.Loyalists carry a banner past Nationalist protestors.Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

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Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland -  Tuesday 12th  July 2011 -  Bandsmen and members of the Orange Order pass Nationalist Protestors at a contentious flashpoint in Ardoyne, north Belfast as part of the annual 12th July parades across Northern Ireland.Nationalist protestors.Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - Tuesday 12th July 2011 - Bandsmen and members of the Orange Order pass Nationalist Protestors at a contentious flashpoint in Ardoyne, north Belfast as part of the annual 12th July parades across Northern Ireland.Nationalist protestors.Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

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Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland -  Tuesday 12th  July 2011 -  Bandsmen and members of the Orange Order pass Nationalist Protestors at a contentious flashpoint in Ardoyne, north Belfast as part of the annual 12th July parades across Northern Ireland.Nationalist protestors confront police.Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland - Tuesday 12th July 2011 - Bandsmen and members of the Orange Order pass Nationalist Protestors at a contentious flashpoint in Ardoyne, north Belfast as part of the annual 12th July parades across Northern Ireland.Nationalist protestors confront police.Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

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Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their was into Belfast to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Picture by Matt Mackey/presseye.comPresseye.com - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th July 2011.Orangemen along with bandsman make their was into Belfast to join up with other bands and marchers for the annual Twelfth of July celebrations.

Rioting at Broadway in West Belfast, July 11 2011

Rioting at Broadway in West Belfast, July 11 2011

11.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July celebrations kick off in Whitehead where people enjoy the bonfire

11.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July celebrations kick off in Whitehead where people enjoy the bonfire

11.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July celebrations kick off in Whitehead where people enjoy the bonfire

11.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALD12th of July celebrations kick off in Whitehead where people enjoy the bonfire

11.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDRiots kick off at Broadway in West Belfast as the Police had a perimeter to hold off youths who burnt a car and threw bricks and bottles at the Police

11.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDRiots kick off at Broadway in West Belfast as the Police had a perimeter to hold off youths who burnt a car and threw bricks and bottles at the Police

11.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDRiots kick off at Broadway in West Belfast as the Police had a perimeter to hold off youths who burnt a car and threw bricks and bottles at the Police

11.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDRiots kick off at Broadway in West Belfast as the Police had a perimeter to hold off youths who burnt a car and threw bricks and bottles at the Police

11.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDRiots kick off at Broadway in West Belfast as the Police had a perimeter to hold off youths who burnt a car and threw bricks and bottles at the Police

11.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDRiots kick off at Broadway in West Belfast as the Police had a perimeter to hold off youths who burnt a car and threw bricks and bottles at the Police

11.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDRiots kick off at Broadway in West Belfast as the Police had a perimeter to hold off youths who burnt a car and threw bricks and bottles at the Police

11.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDRiots kick off at Broadway in West Belfast as the Police had a perimeter to hold off youths who burnt a car and threw bricks and bottles at the Police

11.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDRiots kick off at Broadway in West Belfast as the Police had a perimeter to hold off youths who burnt a car and threw bricks and bottles at the Police

11.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDRiots kick off at Broadway in West Belfast as the Police had a perimeter to hold off youths who burnt a car and threw bricks and bottles at the Police

11.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDRiots kick off at Broadway in West Belfast as the Police had a perimeter to hold off youths who burnt a car and threw bricks and bottles at the Police

11.07.11. PICTURE BY DAVID FITZGERALDRiots kick off at Broadway in West Belfast as the Police had a perimeter to hold off youths who burnt a car and threw bricks and bottles at the Police

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com -  Overnight trouble in Ballyclare between loyalist rioters and the PSNI.  The trouble started late on Saturday night and continued into Sunday morning with a number of vehicles being highjacked and burnt out.  Burnt out cars pictured in the Grange Estate off the Doagh Road where most of the trouble occurred.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com - Overnight trouble in Ballyclare between loyalist rioters and the PSNI. The trouble started late on Saturday night and continued into Sunday morning with a number of vehicles being highjacked and burnt out. Burnt out cars pictured in the Grange Estate off the Doagh Road where most of the trouble occurred.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com -  Annual Drumcree Orange Order parade in Portadown.  The parade is stopped outside Drumcree Church from going down the mainly nationalist Garvaghy Road.  The parade makes its way to the barrier.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com - Annual Drumcree Orange Order parade in Portadown. The parade is stopped outside Drumcree Church from going down the mainly nationalist Garvaghy Road. The parade makes its way to the barrier.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com -  Overnight trouble in Ballyclare between loyalist rioters and the PSNI.  The trouble started late on Saturday night and continued into Sunday morning with a number of vehicles being highjacked and burnt out.  Local residents picturted in the Grange Estate off the Doagh Road where most of the trouble occurred.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com - Overnight trouble in Ballyclare between loyalist rioters and the PSNI. The trouble started late on Saturday night and continued into Sunday morning with a number of vehicles being highjacked and burnt out. Local residents picturted in the Grange Estate off the Doagh Road where most of the trouble occurred.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com -  Overnight trouble in Ballyclare between loyalist rioters and the PSNI.  The trouble started late on Saturday night and continued into Sunday morning with a number of vehicles being highjacked and burnt out.  Burnt out cars pictured in the Grange Estate off the Doagh Road where most of the trouble occurred.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com - Overnight trouble in Ballyclare between loyalist rioters and the PSNI. The trouble started late on Saturday night and continued into Sunday morning with a number of vehicles being highjacked and burnt out. Burnt out cars pictured in the Grange Estate off the Doagh Road where most of the trouble occurred.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com -  Overnight trouble in Ballyclare between loyalist rioters and the PSNI.  The trouble started late on Saturday night and continued into Sunday morning with a number of vehicles being highjacked and burnt out.  A paramilitary flag pictured in the Grange Estate off the Doagh Road where most of the trouble occurred.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com - Overnight trouble in Ballyclare between loyalist rioters and the PSNI. The trouble started late on Saturday night and continued into Sunday morning with a number of vehicles being highjacked and burnt out. A paramilitary flag pictured in the Grange Estate off the Doagh Road where most of the trouble occurred.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com -  Annual Drumcree Orange Order parade in Portadown.  The parade is stopped outside Drumcree Church from going down the mainly nationalist Garvaghy Road.  Orange men pictured at the barrier with Drumcree Church in the background.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com - Annual Drumcree Orange Order parade in Portadown. The parade is stopped outside Drumcree Church from going down the mainly nationalist Garvaghy Road. Orange men pictured at the barrier with Drumcree Church in the background.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com -  Annual Drumcree Orange Order parade in Portadown.  The parade is stopped outside Drumcree Church from going down the mainly nationalist Garvaghy Road.  Orange men pictured at the barrier with Drumcree Church in the background.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com - Annual Drumcree Orange Order parade in Portadown. The parade is stopped outside Drumcree Church from going down the mainly nationalist Garvaghy Road. Orange men pictured at the barrier with Drumcree Church in the background.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com -  Annual Drumcree Orange Order parade in Portadown.  The parade is stopped outside Drumcree Church from going down the mainly nationalist Garvaghy Road.  The parade makes its way to the barrier.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com - Annual Drumcree Orange Order parade in Portadown. The parade is stopped outside Drumcree Church from going down the mainly nationalist Garvaghy Road. The parade makes its way to the barrier.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com -  Annual Drumcree Orange Order parade in Portadown.  The parade is stopped outside Drumcree Church from going down the mainly nationalist Garvaghy Road.  Orange men hand over a letter of protest to the police at the barrier outside the church.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com - Annual Drumcree Orange Order parade in Portadown. The parade is stopped outside Drumcree Church from going down the mainly nationalist Garvaghy Road. Orange men hand over a letter of protest to the police at the barrier outside the church.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com -  Annual Drumcree Orange Order parade in Portadown.  The parade is stopped outside Drumcree Church from going down the mainly nationalist Garvaghy Road.  Orange men pictured at the barrier with Drumcree Church in the background.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com - Annual Drumcree Orange Order parade in Portadown. The parade is stopped outside Drumcree Church from going down the mainly nationalist Garvaghy Road. Orange men pictured at the barrier with Drumcree Church in the background.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com -  Overnight trouble in Ballyclare between loyalist rioters and the PSNI.  The trouble started late on Saturday night and continued into Sunday morning with a number of vehicles being highjacked and burnt out.  Burnt out cars pictured in the Grange Estate off the Doagh Road where most of the trouble occurred.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com - Overnight trouble in Ballyclare between loyalist rioters and the PSNI. The trouble started late on Saturday night and continued into Sunday morning with a number of vehicles being highjacked and burnt out. Burnt out cars pictured in the Grange Estate off the Doagh Road where most of the trouble occurred.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com -  Overnight trouble in Ballyclare between loyalist rioters and the PSNI.  The trouble started late on Saturday night and continued into Sunday morning with a number of vehicles being highjacked and burnt out.  Burnt out cars pictured in the Grange Estate off the Doagh Road where most of the trouble occurred.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com - Overnight trouble in Ballyclare between loyalist rioters and the PSNI. The trouble started late on Saturday night and continued into Sunday morning with a number of vehicles being highjacked and burnt out. Burnt out cars pictured in the Grange Estate off the Doagh Road where most of the trouble occurred.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com -  Overnight trouble in Ballyclare between loyalist rioters and the PSNI.  The trouble started late on Saturday night and continued into Sunday morning with a number of vehicles being highjacked and burnt out.  Burnt out cars pictured in the Grange Estate off the Doagh Road where most of the trouble occurred.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com - Overnight trouble in Ballyclare between loyalist rioters and the PSNI. The trouble started late on Saturday night and continued into Sunday morning with a number of vehicles being highjacked and burnt out. Burnt out cars pictured in the Grange Estate off the Doagh Road where most of the trouble occurred.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com -  Overnight trouble in Ballyclare between loyalist rioters and the PSNI.  The trouble started late on Saturday night and continued into Sunday morning with a number of vehicles being highjacked and burnt out.  Burnt out cars pictured in the Grange Estate off the Doagh Road where most of the trouble occurred.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 10th July 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com - Overnight trouble in Ballyclare between loyalist rioters and the PSNI. The trouble started late on Saturday night and continued into Sunday morning with a number of vehicles being highjacked and burnt out. Burnt out cars pictured in the Grange Estate off the Doagh Road where most of the trouble occurred.

12/7/11 Mandatory Credit Darren Kidd/Presseye.com Orangemen take part in Twelfth of July parades as they make their way to the field at Shaws Bridge, Belfast.The parade makes its way along Dublin Rd

The Orange Order has received a grant of almost £900,000 from the European Union to help address the legacy of the conflict in Northern Ireland.

Communities at sectarian interfaces and border areas which suffered disproportionately during the Troubles will benefit, the organisation said. The Stepping Towards Reconciliation in Positive Engagement (Stripe) project will be based in Lurgan, Co Armagh.

Drew Nelson, chairman of the Orange Community Network, said: "The Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland believes there is an imbalance of weak community infrastructure, low confidence and low levels of participation within the Protestant community, particularly in interface and border areas in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

"Grand Lodge also believes the Protestant community in interface and border areas had suffered disproportionately during the Troubles."

The £884,022 was received from the Special EU Programmes Body. Dr Jonathan Mattison will be the project manager, one of seven staff financed until December 2014.

UDR soldier Joe Gaston lost a leg when the IRA blew up his tractor at his farm in Glarryford, near Ballymena in Co Antrim, in 1977. He has had an artificial limb since then but said he is now barely able to walk because of problems with his other leg.

"I was very dissatisfied with the artificial limb - the quality of it was not of the same standard that you could see now, but they are very expensive," he said.

He paid £1,000 for it then and he had to travel to Basingstoke in England for repairs, making it quite expensive. He was a dairy farmer and his job was badly affected by his injury.

William McKeown, grand treasurer of the Lodge, said the funding represented an opportunity to enhance confidence within the Protestant community.

"It is envisaged that this will equip the Protestant community with the ability to engage with the wider community and to encourage it to re-engage as equal partners as Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland move forward."

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