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Larne: Where green and orange traditions sit comfortably side by side

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Acceptance: Jim King

Acceptance: Jim King

Acceptance: Jim King

Despite living on a small island where cultures collide, it's not too often you can find the traditions of green and orange sitting as comfortably side by side as in Larne.

It's a town where the annual Irish Dancing Festival takes place in an Orange Hall, where Irish dancing has been enjoyed by all, and where one family in particular has immersed itself in both.

On Thursday night Jim King accepted his 50-year jewel after half a century in the Orange Order with LOL 884.