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Pyres: Crowds watch a fireworks display before the bonfire in Corcrain, Portadown

Pyres: Crowds watch a fireworks display before the bonfire in Corcrain, Portadown

Teenagers on the Newtownards pyre as it blazes

Teenagers on the Newtownards pyre as it blazes

Houses are boarded up to protect them in Kilcooley, Bangor. Credit: Niall Carson/PA

Houses are boarded up to protect them in Kilcooley, Bangor. Credit: Niall Carson/PA

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Justice Minister Naomi Long. Credit: Kevin Scott

Justice Minister Naomi Long. Credit: Kevin Scott

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Pyres: Crowds watch a fireworks display before the bonfire in Corcrain, Portadown

An offer to erect metal screens in an attempt to resolve a dispute over a controversial bonfire on a north Belfast interface failed, the Belfast Telegraph understands.

As bonfires were set alight across Northern Ireland over the weekend, there were concerns after teenagers were seen climbing on a pyre after it had been torched.


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