Marchers take part in the annual Rossnowlagh Orange parade in Co Donegal on Saturday. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye.

The Orange Order has publicly invited President Michael D Higgins to take part in the organisation’s only annual parade in the Republic.Grand Master(...)

 Portadown District Loyal Orange Lodge  No 1 parade  to Drumcree Parish Church in recent days. Photogrraph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

The “Twelfth” of July is the most important date in the Orange Order calendar and marks the anniversary of the Protestant King William’s victory at th(...)

Orange Order   parade in Rossnowlagh, Co  Donegal on Saturday. Photograph: Trevor McBride

The Republic’s only annual Orange march officially formed part of the Gathering this year as some 7,000 members of the Orange Order paraded through th(...)