Battle of the Boyne (Orangemen’s Day) (Northern Ireland only)

Battle of the Boyne (Orangemen’s Day) (Northern Ireland only) in United Kingdom, for the years 2016, 2017 and 2018.





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Battle of the Boyne (Orangemen’s Day) Tuesday 12th July Wednesday 12th July Thursday 12th July


The Battle of the Boyne (Orangemen's Day)is a Northern Ireland only holidays.

The Battle of the Boyne, Northern Ireland only holidays is also called The Twelfth, The Glorious Twelfth and Orange Day. It takes place mid-July and commemorates an historic event that occurred in 1690.

The Origins Of the Battle of the Boyne (Orangemen's Day), a Northern Ireland only holidays.

The Battle of the Boyne (Orangemen's Day) was fought on the banks of the River Boyne, north west of Dublin. It was the decisive battle in the struggle between King James 11 of England and his successor, William 111 for the control of Ireland. This battle is remembered on the Northern Ireland only holidays. James was a Roman Catholic King and during the revolution of 1688 he was deposed and replaced with a Protestant King, William 111.

What Happens On The Battle of the Boyne (Orangemen's Day)

Walks and marches are held in many towns on Northern Ireland only holidays organised by Protestants. The marches happen between April and August but the important day is the Battle of the Boyne (Orangemen's Day). Marching bands on the Battle of the Boyne (Orangemen's Day), this Northern Ireland only holidays accompany marchers from Lodges of the Orange Order.

Battle of the Boyne (Orangemen's Day) Traditions

On this Northern Ireland only holiday many of the marching lodges carry flags, sometimes the Union Jack sometimes Scottish, Ulster or Orange Order flags. Local lodges on this Northern Ireland only holidays also parade their lodge banner that display the lodge number and name on one side. The other side usually has painted or printed images of William of Orange often founding or deceased lodge members.