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The huge bonfire in Craigyhill, Larne, is lit on the Eleventh night to usher in the Twelfth commemorations. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Twelfth of July parades which took place across Northern Ireland on Monday passed off “without incident”, the Police Service of Northern Ireland s(...)

The huge bonfire in Craigyhill, Larne, is lit on the ‘Eleventh night’ to usher in the Twelfth of July commemorations. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Hundreds of Orange Order Twelfth of July parades will take place across Northern Ireland on Monday – but in more localised and restricted fashion due (...)

Quincey Dougan, a Markethill Orangeman: “A united Ireland negates the existence of anyone called a unionist.” Photograph: Peter Murtagh

Quincey Dougan sits at the Orange memorial at the bottom of Main Street in Markethill. At the top of the hill stands the Millar Memorial Orange Hall, (...)

No matter where you are on the island, experienced runner Conor O'Keeffe has a route picked for you.  Please remember the maps be(...)

Two calendar entries with ditties by James Joyce (€6,000-€8,000, Whyte’s).

Two upcoming sales on Saturday, May 15th offer an eclectic mix of memorabilia and furniture. Sean Eacrett’s sale of the contents of Killinagh Lodge in(...)

Patrick Sarsfield, one of the great tragic figures of Irish history, left Ireland in 1691 with the remnants of the Jacobian army which was defeated in the service of King James II at the battles of the Boyne in 1690 and Aughrim a year later.

Campaigners seeking to repatriate the remains of Patrick Sarsfield believe they have found the place where he is buried. Sarsfield, one of the great(...)

Orange men take part in a wreath-laying ceremony at Belfast City Hall. Photograph: Getty

Close to 250 bands participated in the “Twelfth at Home” Orange Order celebrations in Northern Ireland on Monday. The 18 traditional Orange Order mai(...)

 A protective barrier is seen around the statue of Winston Churchill in Parliament Square in anticipation of protests in London. Photograph:  Peter Summers/Getty Images

Boris Johnson has described as “absurd and shameful” the boarding up of a statue of Winston Churchill as police in London fear clashes on Saturday bet(...)

William Harvey demonstrating the circulation of the blood. Photograph: Getty

William Harvey (1578-1657) performed the greatest-ever medical experiments, giving birth to the science of physiology, when he discovered the circulat(...)

Nine-year-old Patrick Rooney was  the first child to be killed in the Troubles in Belfast in 1969. Pictured are his  brother Con Rooney and mother Alice  at there home in Belfast. Photograph: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker.

Next week marks the 50th anniversary of the opening days of the Troubles. Here Susan McKay starts a week-long series of articles where she looks backs(...)

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