Dublin & Wicklow Orange Lodge: Chris Thackaberry. Photograph: Bryan Meade

The Orange Order was once embraced in some southern counties, as is amply illustrated by a folk tale about two men from the Co Cavan village of Killes(...)

Kenyon Meyler’s mother, Melanie, said her son “ brought joy to everyone he met and Kenny had a wisdom about him – an old soul”.

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