The Battle of Boyne, also called “Orangemen’s Day”, “Orange Day”, “the Glorious Twelfth” or simply “the Twelfth”, is commemorated every year on July 12 by unionist and protestant communities in Northern Ireland. What was the Battle of the Boyne? The Battle of the Boyne was a fight in 1690 between the forces of the deposed… Continue reading What was the Battle of the Boyne? How to celebrate the Twelfth 2020?
Orangemen’s Day is a day celebrated in Northern Ireland on the 12th of July to remember the Battle of the Boyne; A fight that occurred in 1690 between James II of England – a Catholic – and William III of England – a Protestant. King William III – otherwise called King William of Orange –… Continue reading Orangemen’s Day 2019: Northern Ireland celebrates Twelfth to remember the Battle of the Boyne