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The Twelfth: your guide to all 18 NI demonstrations

 

The routes, the timetable, the highlights... everything you need to know about the key processions being staged by Orange Order
The routes, the timetable, the highlights... everything you need to know about the key processions being staged by Orange Order

By Staff Reporter

The routes, the timetable, the highlights... everything you need to know about the key processions being staged by Orange Order.

Belfast

The Belfast parade will leave Belfast Orange Hall, at Carlisle Circus, at 10am. The parade will make its way to the city centre via Royal Avenue - the normal route having only recently been confirmed following the blaze at the Primark store last August. A wreath laying ceremony will take place at the Cenotaph shortly before 10.30am and the parade will then proceed as normal via Donegal Square West, Bedford Street, Dublin Road, Shaftesbury Square, Bradbury Place, Lisburn Road, Balmoral Avenue and Malone Road to Barnett's Demesne. Orangemen and women representing a total of nine districts - accompanied by approximately 60 bands - will walk the six-mile route.  The platform proceedings at Barnett's Demesne will begin at 3pm. The return parade is due to leave the field making its way towards city centre at 4.15pm.

Lisnaskea

The Co Fermanagh demonstration will take place in Lisnaskea. The parade traditionally encompasses the entire county and will play host to visiting lodges from the Republic, counties Donegal, Leitrim, Cavan and Monaghan. Lodges and bands will move off from the assembly field on the Enniskillen Road at 12pm and proceed to the demonstration field at Cushwash on the Newtownbutler Road. Platform proceedings commence at 2pm with the return parade at 3.15pm.

Crossgar

Crossgar will host the annual mid-Down demonstration for the first time since 2003.

Crossgar's own Cumberland True Blue LOL 358 will lead the procession accompanied by Crossgar Young Defenders Flute Band from the assembly field on the Downpatrick Road on the 1.5 mile route to the demonstration field on the Killyleagh Road.

Brethren and bands will leave at 4pm to make their way to their respective towns and villages.

Augher

The south Tyrone village of Augher will host a Twelfth parade for the first time since 2013. The Parade will assemble on the Aughnacloy Road with a start time of 12.15pm and will proceed via Main Street to the demonstration field on the Clogher Road. Twenty bands will accompany the Orangemen - many of whom will have three generations of the same family on parade. The religious service at 2.15pm will be preceded by a performance by Murley Silver & Glenageeragh Pipe Bands.

Dean Campbell of Plumbridge Eden LOL 39 practices his drum work ahead of the Castlederg parade. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
Dean Campbell of Plumbridge Eden LOL 39 practices his drum work ahead of the Castlederg parade. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Ian Lowry LOL 1486, grabs a bite to eat Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Toby Montgomery (5) of Garvetagh Pipe Band. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Ernie Hutchinson of Newtownstewart LOL 5 grabs a rest in the demonstration field. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Alastair Patterson, Worshipful Master Garvetagh LOL 1486 and his son Alex (2). Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. James Nicholl (6) and Samuel Kerrigan (6). Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Shirley Hawkins. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Colin Britton on the bass drum. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Colin Britton on the bass drum. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Ami Hemphill leading Pride of the Derg. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Ami Hemphill leading Pride of the Derg. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Kirk McCain of Blair Memorial. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Blair Memorial being led by Elaine Patterson. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Lexi McClintock (7) enjoying the twelfth in Castlederg. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Keith Forward of Pride of the Village, Beragh. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Chelsea Nesbitt leading Red Hand Defenders of Newtownstewart. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Amelia McCrea (21 months old) with her mum, Julie, enjoying the twelfth.* Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Glen McDowell LOL 646 playing the lambeg drum on a float through Castlederg. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Wilfred Bell LOL 646 and Glen McDowell LOL 646 onboard their float with a lambed drum. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Alan Rainey of Newtownsaville LOL 646. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Wilfred Bell LOL 646 and Glen McDowell LOL 646 onboard their float with a lambed drum. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Daniel (10) and Caitlyn Moore (8) enjoy watching the bands march past. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. The most senior Ornageman in Ireland, Edward Stephenson (left) enjoys a lighthearted moment during the twelfth in Castlederg. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. The most senior Ornageman in Ireland, Edward Stephenson during the twelfth in Castlederg. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. The parade being led through Castlederg. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Hayden and Samantha Hamilton with Amy Alexander. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Rachel Sproule, Joann Sproule, Ivanna Wallace and Olivia Gillespie celebrating the twelfth in Castlederg. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. William Crawford LOL 462 with David Mitchell LOL 462 as he enjoys his 66th twelfth. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Racael McClean, from Tyrooney Band gets and ice cream with her band mates. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. William Scott of Rylands LOL 779 with Sydney Gilfillan and Arnold Sproule of Mountjoy LOL 750. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Rachel Hawkes of Mountfield Pipe Band with her mum, Fiona as they enjoy an ice cream. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Norman Kee of Trillick Pipe Band, Ivan Kee BEM, LOL 208 and former Drum Major Trillick Pipe Band and Jim Falls of Trillick Pipe Band.* Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Standard bearers of Pride of the Village, Beragh are (from left) Josephine Anderson, Nicole Forward, Alana Armstrong and Naomi Murray. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Sonia Jordan, Natasha Jordan, Aron Kirkpatrick and Hannah Jordan relaxing in the field. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Ronnie Boyd LOL 383, catches a rest in the field during the twelfth. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. General view of some bands arriving in the assembly field. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. David McCallon of Cowan Memorial taking part in his 60th twelfth.* Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Cowan Memorial Flute Band in the assembly field. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Alan Rennie LOL 750 and Deputy Master Johnny Alexander LOL 339. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.
12 July 2018 12th July demonstrations in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Some brethren of Blacksessiagh LOL 226 in the assembly fiend are (from left) Kyle McKane, Nigel McCormick, Stephen Beckett, Jeff Kerr, Lewis Kerr (5), Jack McCausland, Ross McCain, Willie Moffitt and Wallace Browne. Approximately fifty-six lodges and about fifty bands from six districts - Sixmilecross, Stabane, Fintona, Omagh, Killen and Newtownstewart - were on parade in the west Tyrone town, marking the annual commemoration of William of Orange's victory over King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Picture by Trevor Lucy for Belfast Telegraph.

Ballymoney

Over 40 lodges representing five districts - Ballymoney, Bushmills, Ballycastle, Rasharkin and Cloughmills - will take part in the annual demonstration.

The main parade will assemble at the town's Showgrounds and set off at 1pm on the approximate three-mile route through the town centre before returning to the Showgrounds. Lodges will leave the Showgrounds at 4pm to make their way home to Orange halls throughout the north Antrim area.

Tandragee

The County Armagh Twelfth Demonstration is established as the largest gathering of Orangemen on the day. Eleven district lodges will be on parade, with a total of 151 private lodges and almost 5,000 brethren.

12/07/18 McAuley Multimedia..Amy Patterson, Bessie Cully, Nathalie Cully and Bethany McCombe in Garvagh during the Twelfth celebrations. Pic Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia
12/07/18 McAuley Multimedia..Amy Patterson, Bessie Cully, Nathalie Cully and Bethany McCombe in Garvagh during the Twelfth celebrations. Pic Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia
12/07/18 McAuley Multimedia..Rodney and Josepg Brown on parade in Garvagh during the Twelfth celebrations. Pic Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia
12/07/18 McAuley Multimedia..Katelyn Speirs enjoys an ice cream in Garvagh during the Twelfth celebrations. Pic Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia
12/07/18 McAuley Multimedia..watching the celebrations in Garvagh during the Twelfth celebrations. Pic Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia
12/07/18 McAuley Multimedia..on parade in Garvagh during the Twelfth celebrations. Pic Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia
12/07/18 McAuley Multimedia..Victor Scott leads the parade in Garvagh on horseback during the Twelfth celebrations. Pic Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia
12/07/18 McAuley Multimedia..Rodney and Josepg Brown on parade in Garvagh during the Twelfth celebrations. Pic Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia
12/07/18 McAuley Multimedia..Ballyneal LOL on parade in Garvagh during the Twelfth celebrations. Pic Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia
12/07/18 McAuley Multimedia..Garvagh during the Twelfth celebrations. Pic Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia
The Twelfth of July celebrations in Garvagh. Pic Steven McAuley.
12/07/18 McAuley Multimedia..Katelyn Speirs enjoys an ice cream in Garvagh during the Twelfth celebrations. Pic Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia

Approximately 65 bands will accompany the lodges. The Lodges of the host district will assemble in The Square from 8.45am and, joined by county grand lodge officers, will form "The Ring".

They will then proceed to the junction of the Portadown Road to meet the visiting districts who will have reached that point from the assembly field on the Armagh Road.

The main parade will then commence at 9.45am. By 12.45pm, all districts should be in the demonstration field.

Ann Blair Tory Smyth and Amanda Clyde take shelter from the sun
Ann Blair Tory Smyth and Amanda Clyde take shelter from the sun
Bro Mervyn Story
Bro Billy Murphy from Ballymoney
at the independent demo in Portrush
Rio Stewart
at the independent demo in Portrush
Bro Bertie Campbell from ballymoney
Bro Micheal Mogey from Mosside at the independent demo in Portrush
Mosside accordion band at the independent demo in Portrush
Ann Marie Morrison from Ballymoney at the independent demo in Portrush
ILOL 40 on parade at the independent demo in Portrush
at the independent demo in Portrush

The chair will be taken at 1.45pm by the county grand master, Denis J. Watson. The return parade begins at 3pm.

Kilkeel

The largest individual lodge stepping out for the Twelfth will be on parade in the harbour town of Kilkeel. Ballyvea LOL 343a - which boasts 150 members - will take part in the annual Mourne district demonstration in south Down. Upwards of 1,500 people are expected to take part in the seaside procession.

Kilkeel lodges will leave Kilkeel Orange hall at 10.45am and walk to the Council Road on the outskirts of the town. There they will meet their fellow brethren and accompanying bands from Annalong and Ballymartin, before the entire district parades through the town to the demonstration field at Manse Road.

Bro. Noel Hutchinson, LOL 464 taking a rest during the Twelfth Celebrations in Brookeborough, Co.Fermanagh.
Picture by John McVitty, Enniskillen, Co.Fermanagh, N.Ireland - 07771987378
Bro. Noel Hutchinson, LOL 464 taking a rest during the Twelfth Celebrations in Brookeborough, Co.Fermanagh. Picture by John McVitty, Enniskillen, Co.Fermanagh, N.Ireland - 07771987378
Defenders of The Rock Flute Band Lisbellaw on the march during the Twelfth Celebrations in Brookeborough, Co.Fermanagh. Picture by John McVitty, Enniskillen, Co.Fermanagh, N.Ireland - 07771987378
Bellenaleck Pipe Band making their way to the assembly field during the Twelfth Celebrations in Brookeborough, Co.Fermanagh. Picture by John McVitty, Enniskillen, Co.Fermanagh, N.Ireland - 07771987378
Jake Willis, Wayne Patterson and Glen Patterson, Teemore Accordian Band during the Twelfth Celebrations in Brookeborough, Co.Fermanagh. Picture by John McVitty, Enniskillen, Co.Fermanagh, N.Ireland - 07771987378
Amelia Power Higgins enjoying the Twelfth Celebrations in Brookeborough, Co.Fermanagh. Picture by John McVitty, Enniskillen, Co.Fermanagh, N.Ireland - 07771987378
DUP leader Arlene Foster having fun with Ellie and Ryan Macfarlane during the Twelfth Celebrations in Brookeborough, Co.Fermanagh. Picture by John McVitty, Enniskillen, Co.Fermanagh, N.Ireland - 07771987378
Nathan McCusker and Logan Gowdy having fun during the Twelfth Celebrations in Brookeborough, Co.Fermanagh. Picture by John McVitty, Enniskillen, Co.Fermanagh, N.Ireland - 07771987378
Bro. Stuart Brooker, County Grand Master laying a wreath during the Twelfth Celebrations in Brookeborough, Co.Fermanagh. Picture by John McVitty, Enniskillen, Co.Fermanagh, N.Ireland - 07771987378
Bro.Robert Graham, LOL 334, during the Twelfth Celebrations in Brookeborough, Co.Fermanagh. Picture by John McVitty, Enniskillen, Co.Fermanagh, N.Ireland - 07771987378

Platform proceedings are due to commence at 2.15pm and the return parade is scheduled to get underway at 4pm.

Rathfriland

The south west Down Twelfth celebrations for 2019 will be held in Rathfriland.

The district hosts the celebrations every eight years and is the largest parade in County Down with 95 Lodges and 60 bands taking part in the procession watched by thousands of spectators.

12 July 2018 Callum Jamieson from Bushmills at the North Antrim parade in Rasharkin. PICTURE KEVIN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA
12 July 2018 Callum Jamieson from Bushmills at the North Antrim parade in Rasharkin. PICTURE KEVIN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA
Karen and Cathy Henry
12 July 2018Amy McAuley at the North Antrim parade in Rasharkin. PICTURE KEVIN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA
Elaine Calderwood Faye Devenney Diana Watton and Diana Culbertson from Dunloy Accordion band
Nigel Mills Laura Elliott and Chris Elliott
12 July 2018 Bro Harry McCandless who is 70 years in Derrykeighan LOL995 with his son Noel grandson Graham and great grandson Joel at the North Antrim parade in Rasharkin. PICTURE KEVIN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA
12 July 2018 Pictured at the North Antrim parade in Rasharkin. PICTURE KEVIN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA
12 July 2018 Hair style at the North Antrim parade in Rasharkin. PICTURE KEVIN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA
12 July 2018 Rhonda Parke from Bushmills at the North Antrim parade in Rasharkin. PICTURE KEVIN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA
12 July 2018 Drumlee at the North Antrim parade in Rasharkin. PICTURE KEVIN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA
12 July 2018 Ian Stevenson from Dunloy accordion band at the North Antrim parade in Rasharkin. PICTURE KEVIN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA
12 July 2018 Enjoying the North Antrim parade in Rasharkin. PICTURE KEVIN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA
12 July 2018 Joanne Christe from Bushside accordion band at the North Antrim parade in Rasharkin. PICTURE KEVIN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA

The parade will leave the assembly field on Newry Road at 12pm and then proceed through the town.

A wreath will be laid at at the Cenotaph before the parade continues on its way to the demonstration field on the Castlewellan Road.

The parade will leave the field at 4pm headed by Newry District.

County Down Grand Secretary Richard Fleming (District Chaplain of Lower Iveagh West District LOL No 8) pictured reading a portion of Scripture at an act of remembrance at the War Memorial following the drummers tribute at Donaghcloney on Tuesday 10th July. Included is Thomas Walker, President of the Donaghcloney Branch of the Royal British Legion (left) who gave the exhortation.
County Down Grand Secretary Richard Fleming (District Chaplain of Lower Iveagh West District LOL No 8) pictured reading a portion of Scripture at an act of remembrance at the War Memorial following the drummers tribute at Donaghcloney on Tuesday 10th July. Included is Thomas Walker, President of the Donaghcloney Branch of the Royal British Legion (left) who gave the exhortation.
Lambeg drummers who took part in the drummers tribute at Donaghcloney on Tuesday 10th July.
L to R: Moore McCusker (Southampton), Colin McCusker (Deputy District Master of Lurgan District LOL No 6) and Andy Burns pictured at the drummers tribute at Donaghcloney on Tuesday 10th July. The Lambeg drum (left) is the McCusker Memorial - The Pride of Lurgan in memory of Colins father, the Late Harold McCusker MP (A Champion of the Orange & Unionist Cause) and the Lambeg drum (right) is in memory of Robert Serplice and Thomas Robert Corkin, two relatives who both died in the Battle of Messines in June 1917.
Kyle Savage, Chairman of Donaghcloney Linen Green Association (second from right) pictured with drummers during the return parade of Lambeg drums.
Kyle Savage (Chairman of Donaghcloney Linen Green Association) pictured playing a Lambeg drum in memory of his father, the late Sir Knight and Brother George Savage MLA. The drum, which was dedicated last May, shows George wearing his Clogher LOL 529 collorette; it also has the UDR emblem of the battalion that he served in.
Standard bearers including Kenneth Adair, Donaghcloney Branch of the Royal British Legion (second from right) and Clogher Protestant Boys Flute Band look on as bugler Donald Andrews plays the Last Post at a service of remembrance at the War Memorial following the drummers tribute at Donaghcloney on Tuesday 10th July.
David Robson, Irlam Hogg, Alan Robson, Mark Jennings and Stephen Jennings pictured after taking part in the drummers tribute at Donaghcloney on Tuesday 10th July.
Kilmore Flute Band pictured at the Twelfth parade in Donaghcloney.
Members of Donaghcloney LOL 75.
Lower Iveagh West District LOL No 8 Colour Party, District Officers and County Officers pictured heading up the Twelfth parade at Donaghcloney. Included are Samuel Kells (Worshipful District Master) and the Rt Worshipful Bro Harold Henning (Deputy Grand Master, Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland) and Sam Walker (Grand Master of County Down).
Bro Kyle Savage (Chairman of Donaghcloney Linen Green Association) pictured with his daughters Felicity and Joyann.
Im getting married in the morning: Hannah Graham from Donaghcloney (second from left) pictured with her mum Karen and her sister Naomi McCullough and Carla Lockhard MLA at the drummers tribute at Donaghcloney on Tuesday 10th July. Hannah married Banbridge man Marc Eadie in Waringstown Presbyterian Church on Wednesday 11th July and the couple honeymooned in Venice and a Med Cruise.
Jacob Hull and his son Gary pictured after taking part in the drummers tribute at Donaghcloney on Tuesday 10th July.
Like father like son: Mark Black from Markethill and his son Adam pictured after taking part in the drummers tribute at Donaghcloney on Tuesday 10th July.
Brethren from Blackskull LOL 125 pictured stepping out with their Lambeg drums at the Twelfth parade in Donaghcloney
Young girls enjoying the parade in Donaghcloney
Listullycurran Truth Defenders LOL No 616 pause for a photo during at the Twelfth parade in Donaghcloney.
Quilly True Blues Flute Band, Dromore (LOL 442) pictured at the Twelfth parade in Donaghcloney.

Pre-Twelfth celebrations have taken place with the opening of a new arch last Wednesday, July 3.

Glenavy

Glenavy will play host to a Twelfth parade for the first time since 2005. Seven districts will take part. Almost 70 lodges, accompanied by 23 bands, will leave the assembly field at 11.30am and march towards the demonstration field on the Ballyminymore Road. Platform proceedings will commence at 2pm and the return parade will get underway at 4pm.

Carnlough

Carnlough will host the members of the Braid District Orange Lodge for the first time since 2013. Orangemen from 11 lodges, accompanied by nine bands and two Lambeg drums, will leave the assembly field at South Bay at 12pm to the demonstration field on the Largy Road. The parade will leave the field at 4pm and return through the village.

Coleraine

Coleraine district will once again play host to the brethren of Limavady and Macosquin districts as well as the City of Londonderry County Grand Lodge which incorporates lodges and bands from north Donegal.

The parade, led by the host district, will begin at 11am sharp.

Platform proceedings chaired by the district master wor. bro, George Duddy will commence at 2pm. The parade will leave the field at 3.30pm.

Ballymena

Upwards of 30 lodges and accompanying bands will take part in the Twelfth in Ballymena. The town is the only one in Northern Ireland which has a Twelfth demonstration every year. Orangemen and 16 bands, accompanied by a number of Lambeg drums, will assemble on the Wakehurst Road.

The demonstration starts at 12.30pm and will proceed to Galgorm Playing Fields. Guest speaker is Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland's youth development officer, Gary McAllister.

Ahoghill

The sound of the Lambeg drum will be very apparent at this year's Triangle Combine Parade, held in Ahoghill.

The Co Antrim village is expected to play host to one of the largest groups of the instrument on parade throughout the Province.

The main parade is due to commence from the Galgorm Road (main Ballymena line) -Killane Road junction at 12.30pm, and then proceed towards the Village Playing Fields on the Cullybackey Road.

Holywood

The North Down Orange Districts will be on parade in Holywood.

Ballyrobert LOL 1920 will lead the parade which starts at 12pm.

They will be followed by the other lodges - Ballykeel LOL 417, Crozier Memorial LOL 1362, Dundonald Purple Vine LOL 1056, Dundonald True Blues LOL 1111 and Holywood LOL 1687.

Visiting Districts include Newtownards, Upper Ards and Bangor. The parade leaves the demonstration field at 4pm.

Larne

Larne will host the East Antrim Combine Twelfth celebrations for the first time since 2014.

Nine districts will take part and Scottish visitors will be accompanied by 40 bands from across Northern Ireland and Scotland as well as the traditional Lambeg drums and fifers.

The parade will commence at 11am. Sandy Bay Playing Fields will play host to the platform proceedings.

The religious service will commence at 2pm and the parade will leave at 3.30pm.

Ballyronan

Large crowds are expected to converge on the village of Ballyronan for the south Londonderry demonstration.

There will be a total of eight districts on parade.

Up to 60 bands will join 2,000 Orangemen in the main parade which moves off at 11.30am. All districts will form up in the Assembly Field on the Shore Road (Toomebridge side) and parade to the demonstration field. Platform proceedings are at 2pm - the return parade starts off at 3.30pm.

Pomeroy

The highest village in Northern Ireland will host the largest Twelfth parade in Co Tyrone for the first time in seven years.

The main parade will move off at 12.15pm from the assembly point on the Tandragee Road and will proceed towards the demonstration field. In front of Pomeroy district will be a new bannerette bearing the names of the murdered brethren of Pomeroy district.

The return parade will leave the demonstration field at 3.45pm.

Donemana

Around 50 lodges and a similar number of bands will assemble at the foothill of the Sperrins for the celebrations in Donemana.

The west Tyrone village will host a total of six districts with lodges representing Killen, Sixmilecross, Fintona, Newtownstewart, Omagh and Strabane all on parade.

The main parade will leave the assembly field on the Longland Road at 12.30pm before turning into the demonstration field on Berryhill Road.

 

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