Taoiseach says he would be happy to see Orange parade in Dublin

Taoiseach says he would be happy to see Orange parade in Dublin

The Taoiseach has said he would be happy to see an Orange parade in Dublin.

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Bishop pleads for calm as hundreds protest against violence

Bishop pleads for calm as hundreds protest against violence

Residents, clergy and politicians from across the divide turned out at Butcher Gate.

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People of Derry ‘angry, heartbroken and infuriated’ by violent scenes

People of Derry ‘angry, heartbroken and infuriated’ by violent scenes

The main political parties in Northern Ireland were again forthright in their criticism in the aftermath of the sixth night of disturbances.

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Three arrested amid continuing unrest in Derry

Three arrested amid continuing unrest in Derry

Three men were been arrested, one on suspicion of attempted murder.

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Adams seeks meeting with Orange Order

Adams seeks meeting with Orange Order

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has today called for a meeting with the Orange Order following violence at a Belfast flashpoint where contentious parades were held.

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Parade protesters clash with police

Parade protesters clash with police

Scuffles broke out as a contentious parade passed through North Belfast today.

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Police deployed for Orange marches

Police deployed for Orange marches

Hundreds of anti-riot police will be on duty today amid fears of street disorder in north Belfast after a big Orange Order demonstration in the city.

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McGuinness urges Orange Order to enter talks

McGuinness urges Orange Order to enter talks

The loyal orders in the North have faced new demands to get involved in dialogue in a bid to end the issue of contentious parades.

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Donaldson welcomes suggestion for July 12 national holiday

Donaldson welcomes suggestion for July 12 national holiday

The DUP's Jeffrey Donaldson has welcomed the sentiment behind calls for July the 12th to be made a national holiday.

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Orange Order hardliners blamed for parades decision

Orange Order hardliners blamed for parades decision

A hardline revolt in the Orange Order was tonight blamed for its dramatic decision to reject a new system for overseeing controversial parades in the North.

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Protestants facing 'ethnic cleansing', says Orange leader

Protestants in the North face "ethnic cleansing" despite the peace process, the leader of the Orange Order claimed today.

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Trouble at Orange parade

There was minor trouble in north Belfast last night as an Orange parade passed by shopfronts in the mainly Catholic Ardoyne district.

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Orange Order parade passes off peacefully

One of the North's most bitterly contested Orange Order parades passed off peacefully today.

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Unionists seek talks over Belfast march

A group of Orangemen, unionist councillors and loyalist community workers has requested talks with nationalist residents in Belfast in an effort to reverse restrictions on an Orange Order parade this weekend.

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Unionists warn of possible violence at Belfast parade

Unionist politicians have warned of potential violence at a contentious Orange Order parade in Belfast this weekend.

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Contentious Unionist march diverted by Parades Commission

The Parades Commission in the North has re-routed one of the most contentious loyalist marches of the summer, due to take place this week.

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Mixed start to marching season in North

There has been a mixed start to the first contentious Orange parade of this year.

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Peaceful Orange parade augurs well for marching season

The first contentious Orange parade of this year's marching season has passed off peacefully in Belfast.

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Unionist questions commitment by republicans

A senior Ulster Unionist today questioned the commitment of republicans to the peace process, urging them to end protests against Orange marches.

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Minor disturbances in Belfast following Orange marches

Police in the North have praised republican stewards for preventing serious violence at an Orange march in Ardoyne.

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Nationalists attack Orangemen in Ballymena

There was trouble in Ballymena tonight as Orangemen returned to the town from their Twelfth of July marches.

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Riot fears amid Orange parade tensions

Sectarian tensions were on a knife-edge tonight as Orangemen returned to flashpoint north Belfast amid fears of a full-scale riot.

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Unionist hardliner calls for Sinn Fein expulsion

Nothing short of the expulsion of Sinn Fein ministers from government office in Northern Ireland will rekindle Unionist confidence in the peace process, a leading Ulster Unionist MP said today.

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Cache of missiles seized in north Belfast

Police in the North have seized a variety of missiles during searches on the rooftops of shops in the Ardoyne area of north Belfast.

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SF: Police 'setting trap' for Ardoyne Catholics

A Sinn Fein Assembly member has said police chiefs were trying to set a trap for Ardoyne Catholics by warning that a riot was being planned during the annual Twelfth of July Orange marches.

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Tensions run high as loyalist marches begin

Catholic protesters launched a barrage of abuse at Orangemen today as they walked along Belfast’s most hotly disputed parade route.

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Planned riots could affect Twelfth marches

A massive security operation was being mounted in north Belfast today amid fears that republicans are planning major violence.

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Device found in van ahead of Orange parade - police

An army bomb squad found an explosive device in a van in Belfast ahead of the Orangemen's annual Twelfth demonstrations.

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Parades body to decide on twelfth marches

The Northern Ireland Parades Commission was today due to issue new rulings on controversial Twelfth of July marches.

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Minor disturbances at Drumcree

The RUC say that some petrol bombs were again thrown at police barricades in Drumcree last night.

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Orange march through Derry turned down by Commission

The Parades Commission in North has ruled that the twelfth Orange March in Derry will not be allowed pas the river Foyle and into the centre of the city.

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Northern Ireland Secretary warns: the world is watching

The Northern Ireland Secretary says the eyes of the world will be on the Province in the run-up to the annual Drumcree Parade.

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Orangemen in delegation for parades commission meeting

A key Portadown Orangeman is today due to have talks with the Parades Commission, which has again banned the Drumcree parade from the nationalist Garvaghy Road.

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Orange Order considers options after ban

Orangemen are considering their options after they were banned from marching down the nationalist Garvaghy Road by the Parades Commission.

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