James King

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Young spectators  watch members of the Orange Order take part in the annual County Grand Orange Order Boyne Parade through Glasgow city centre on Saturday. Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA

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(...)

Preparations under way for the Donegall Road bonfire in Belfast. Photograph: Arthur Allison

There is a very old joke about King James fleeing the Battle of the Boyne and meeting an old Irishman along the way to whom he shared his woes. “Don’t(...)

With Mick O’Shea performing at Phonica Seven in Smock Alley Theatre. Photograph: Phonica

At Phonica: One, Sue Rainsford dipped the pages she was reading from and notebooks she kept towards her evolving novella in water, emphasising the flu(...)

A reveller drinks in front of a bonfire in the Sandy Row area after it is lit by petrol bombs. Photograph: Reuters

Huge bonfires have burned in loyalist areas across Northern Ireland to usher in the main date in the loyal order marching season – the Twelfth of July(...)

An effigy of former Sinn Fein Martin McGuinness was attached to a bonfire  in east Belfast ahead of the key date in the protestant loyal order marching season - the Twelfth of July. Photograph: PA Wire

A black coffin with an image of the late Sinn Féin deputy first minister Martin McGuinness has been attached to a bonfire near the Castlereagh Road in(...)

Blackstairs Mountains

Skylark Experiences on Inishbofin, off the Connemara coast, offers a complete immersion in island life where you get to spend time sheepfarming, birdw(...)

Philadelphia’s St Patrick’s Day parade: The City of Brotherly Love is central to the Irish-American experience.

When Enda Kenny arrives in the US this weekend for his American swansong, it is apt that Philadelphia will be his first port of call. The elegant 17th(...)

Munster number eight  Jack O’Donoghue scores his side’s first try in the  Guinness Pro 12 game against Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea. Photograph: Simon King/Inpho/Camerasport

Ospreys 23 Munster 25 Tyler Bleyendaal booted Munster to a last-gasp victory over Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium to send Rassie Erasmus’ men back to (...)

 Derry  from its famous city walls: Two passionate and enlightening tours offer diverse insights into this  historically pivotal town. Photograph: Henryk Sadura/Getty

“You may be wondering if you’re going to hear the two sides of the story, well not really. Others can tell their story and I’ll respect it, but here’(...)

Be very afraid all you Papists out there. Current or lapsed, or both. Not because 500th anniversary celebratio….sorry, commemorations of the Reformati(...)

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