North Belfast: Orange Order parade passes off peacefully

North Belfast: Orange Order parade passes off peacefully
 

One of the most bitter parading disputes in Northern Ireland in recent years has ended.
Local Orange Order lodges marched past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast early on Saturday morning.
Loyalists have now dismantled their protest camp at Twaddell Avenue. It was set up in July 2013 after the Parades Commission ruled Orangemen could not walk along the route.
600 police officers were involved in Saturday's security operation.
Agreement The Orange Order was allowed to march along the route after an agreement between Orangemen and nationalist residents' association, the Crumlin Ardoyne... read more

 
1 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 37
Source: BBC
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